6486 thumb Plants of Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area

Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area attracts millions of visitors each years to enjoy the 148 mile river corridor between Leadville and Canon City. The 24 parcels of land are managed by Colorado Parks and Wildlife alongside the Bureau of Land Management and span elevations of 10,000 feet to 5,000 ...more ↓

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One-seed Juniper 1
Juniperus monosperma
240px juniperus osteosperma 5
Utah Juniper 2
Juniperus osteosperma
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Colorado Pinyon 3
Pinus edulis
Small
Rocky Mountain Ponderosa Pine 4
Pinus ponderosa scopulorum
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common Douglas-fir 5
Pseudotsuga menziesii
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field horsetail 6
Equisetum arvense
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Smooth Horsetail 7
Equisetum laevigatum
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western scouringrush 8
Equisetum hyemale affine
Small
Alsike clover 9
Trifolium hybridum
Small
white clover 10
Trifolium repens
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white sweet clover 11
Melilotus albus
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yellow sweet clover 11
Melilotus officinalis
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American vetch 12
Vicia americana americana
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wild licorice 13
Glycyrrhiza lepidota
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false lupine 7
Thermopsis rhombifolia
Small
Lance-leaved scurf-pea 14
Ladeania lanceolata
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choke cherry 15
Prunus virginiana
Small
Black Chokecherry 16
Prunus virginiana melanocarpa
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Thimbleberry 17
Rubus parviflorus
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Saskatoon 18
Amelanchier alnifolia
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alder-leaved mountain-mahogany 19
Cercocarpus montanus
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Common silverweed 20
Potentilla anserina
Small
horse cinquefoil 21
Potentilla hippiana
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Woods' rose 22
Rosa woodsii
Small
Shrubby Cinquefoil 23
Dasiphora fruticosa floribunda
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Slender Stinging Nettle 7
Urtica dioica gracilis
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Siberian elm 7
Ulmus pumila
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scarlet gilia 24
Ipomopsis aggregata
Small
Iron Ipomopsis 25
Ipomopsis laxiflora
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narrow-leaf mountain trumpet 7
Collomia linearis
Blazingstar
Mentzelia densa
Small
Reverchon's Blazingstar 26
Mentzelia reverchonii
leechleaf blazingstar
Mentzelia sinuata
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Hall's milkweed 27
Asclepias hallii
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showy milkweed 28
Asclepias speciosa
Small
hemp dogbane 29
Apocynum cannabinum
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Northern Bedstraw 30
Galium boreale
Small
common purslane 31
Portulaca oleracea
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starvation prickly-pear 32
Opuntia polyacantha
92578 orig
tree cholla 33
Cylindropuntia imbricata
92684 orig
nodding wild buckwheat 34
Eriogonum cernuum
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Spreading Buckwheat 35
Eriogonum effusum
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James' buckwheat 36
Eriogonum jamesii
09069 orig
Douglas' knotweed 34
Polygonum douglasii
06823 260 190
Tall Dock 37
Rumex altissimus
79387 orig
white willow dock 34
Rumex triangulivalvis
Small
spotted lady's thumb 38
Persicaria maculosa
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long-leaved starwort 39
Stellaria longifolia
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snowball sand verbena 40
Abronia fragrans
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Narrowleaf four o'clock 41
Mirabilis linearis
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Colorado four o'clock 36
Mirabilis multiflora
05437 260 190
Smooth Spreading Four O'Clock 42
Mirabilis oxybaphoides
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red tamarisk 43
Tamarix ramosissima
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Narrowleaf Goosefoot 7
Chenopodium leptophyllum
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fourwing saltbush 36
Atriplex canescens
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winterfat 36
Krascheninnikovia lanata
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Redroot Pigweed 44
Amaranthus retroflexus
Small
Southern Russian Thistle 45
Salsola australis
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tumbleweed 36
Salsola tragus
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Summer-cypress 46
Bassia scoparia
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Thistles 47
Cirsium
240px cirsium arvense, london 1
creeping thistle 48
Cirsium arvense
240px cirsium vulgare harthope
spear thistle 49
Cirsium vulgare
Small
Mountain Yarrow 50
Achillea millefolium lanulosa
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fringed sagebrush 51
Artemisia frigida
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silver wormwood 7
Artemisia ludoviciana
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Wild Tarragon 52
Artemisia dracunculus glauca
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common dandelion 53
Taraxacum officinale
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prickly lettuce 54
Lactuca serriola
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Canada goldenrod 11
Solidago canadensis
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giant goldenrod 55
Solidago gigantea
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aspen fleabane 56
Erigeron speciosus
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Horseweed 57
Conyza canadensis
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curlycup gumweed 58
Grindelia squarrosa
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western aster 7
Symphyotrichum ascendens
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Panicled Aster 58
Symphyotrichum lanceolatum
Small
Siskiyou Aster 59
Symphyotrichum lanceolatum hesperium
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Rubber rabbitbrush 7
Ericameria nauseosa nauseosa
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Parry Rabbitbrush 60
Ericameria parryi parryi
240px gutierrezia sarothrae (4031383265)
broom snakeweed 7
Gutierrezia sarothrae
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hairy goldenaster 7
Heterotheca villosa
Small
sticky aster 61
Machaeranthera bigelovii
68984 260 190
Easter Daisy 62
Townsendia fendleri
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Strigose Easter Daisy 63
Townsendia strigosa
4010959867 697e4c76ac m
Colorado Rubberweed 7
Hymenoxys richardsonii
4343829412 869482d060 m
hoary pincushion 7
Chaenactis douglasii
99795 260 190
western ragweed 64
Ambrosia psilostachya
3838899368 cf3bf10e49 m
False Boneset 60
Brickellia eupatorioides
Small
false boneset 65
Brickellia eupatorioides chlorolepis
07253 260 190
tasselflower brickellia 66
Brickellia grandiflora
4690489941 f6e3f26832 m
yellow salsify 67
Tragopogon dubius
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broom-like ragwort 36
Senecio spartioides
Small
plains coreopsis 37
Coreopsis tinctoria
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common sunflower 68
Helianthus annuus
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Jerusalem Artichoke 69
Helianthus tuberosus
Small
black-eyed Susan 70
Rudbeckia hirta
34233 260 190
Ragleaf Bahia 71
Amauriopsis dissecta
240px a gorgeous pineywoods geranium (geranium caespitosum) wildflower (4445917473)
Small-leaf wild geranium 72
Geranium caespitosum caespitosum
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western poison ivy 58
Toxicodendron rydbergii
2578347284 1f13692732 m
fragrant sumac 15
Rhus aromatica

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