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Capitol Reef

Wildflower Checklist

brochure Capitol Reef - Wildflower Checklist

Wildflowers at Capitol Reef National Park (NP) in Utah. Published by the National Park Service (NPS).

Name RA NS FC HC Liliaceae (Lily family)  Sego-lily Calochortus nuttallii U N WB GSF U N Y SPF U N B SPF U N YR BSP Linaceae (Flax family)  Broom-flax Linum aristatum  Blue flax Linum perenne ssp. lewisii  Downy flax Linum puberulum Loasaceae (Loasa family)  White-stem blazingstar Mentzelia albicaulis A N Y SPF A N Y GSPF A N Y GSP Malvaceae (Mallow family)  Scarlet globemallow Sphaeralcea coccinea  Small-leaf globemallow Sphaeralcea parviflora Nyctaginaceae (Four-o’clock family)  Fragrant sand-verbena Abronia fragrans  Low sand-verbena Abronia nana  Narrow-leaf four-o’clock Mirabilis linearis var. linearis  Showy four-o’clock Mirabilis multiflora A N W SPF U N R SP A N WR SPFR A N RB SP Onagraceae (Evening primrose family)  Lavender-leaf sundrops Calylophus lavandulifolius  Eastwood’s camissonia Camissonia eastwoodiae  Paiute suncup Camissonia scapoidea var. scapoidea  White-stem evening-primrose Oenothera albicaulis  Long-tube evening-primrose Oenothera caespitosa var. marginata  Bronze evening-primrose Oenothera howardii  Pale evening-primrose Oenothera pallida var. pallida U N YB SPF U N Y BSPW A N Y GSP U N W GSPW A N W GSPW U N YR SPFW A N W SPFW Orobanchaceae (Broomrape family)  Desert paintbrush Castilleja chromosa A N RY GSP Name  Wyoming paintbrush Castilleja linariifolia  Eastwood’s paintbrush Castilleja scabrida var. scabrida RA NS FC HC RA NS FC A N RY SPF Polygalaceae (Milkwort family) U N RY GSPF  Cushion milkwort Polygala subspinosa U HC Capitol Reef National Park N BR SPF N BW SPF N B N BW SP N GW SPFR N W Ranunculaceae (Buttercup family) Plantaginaceae (Plantain family)  Veined penstemon Penstemon angustifolius var. venosus  Fleshy penstemon Penstemon carnosus  Dusty penstemon Penstemon comarrhenus  Eaton’s penstemon Penstemon eatonii  Loa penstemon Penstemon ophianthus  Palmer’s penstemon Penstemon palmeri var. palmeri  Utah penstemon Penstemon utahensis  Pretty wild buckwheat Eriogonum bicolor  Fremont’s buckwheat Eriogonum corymbosum  Desert trumpet Eriogonum inflatum var. inflatum  Sand buckwheat Eriogonum leptocladon  Cushion wild buckwheat Eriogonum ovalifolium  Canaigre dock Rumex hymenosepalus Name National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior Wildflower Checklist U N B SPF U N B SPF U N B SPF  Colorado columbine U Aquilegia coerulea  Columbian virgin’s-bower U Clematis columbiana  Pale larkspur U Delphinium andersonii var. scaposum U N R SPFW Santalaceae (Sandalwood family) U N B SPFW  Bastard toadflax Comandra umbellata var. pallida C N RW SPFW Solanaceae (Nightshade family) C N R SPW  Angel’s trumpet Datura wrightii U N R BSP A N WY SPF U N Y BGSP U N Y SP U N WR SPF Nativeness Status (NS) U N GR GS N = Native X = Non-native N B SP N R SPF N R SPF N B SP N WB SP N W N BW SPF N RW SPF C U SF SP Relative Abundance (RA) A = Abundant: large numbers of individuals, occurring in many areas of the park C = Common: large numbers of individuals, occurring in specific habitats and/or in certain areas of the park U = Uncommon: few to moderate numbers of individuals, occurring in specific habitats in certain areas of the park Plants listed as rare or unconfirmed are not included here. Notes Flower Color (FC) Polemoniaceae (Phlox family)  Shy gilia A Gilia inconspicua  Carmine gilia A Gilia subnuda  Scarlet gilia A Ipomopsis aggregata var. aggregata  Long-flowered gilia U Ipomopsis longiflora  Dwarf gilia U Ipomopsis pumila  San Rafael gilia U Ipomopsis roseata  Desert phlox U Phlox austromontana var. austromontana  Long-leaf phlox U Phlox longifolia Claret cup cactus SP W = White or cream Y = Yellow or orange R = Pink or red B = Blue, lavender, or purple G = Green, or tiny flowers This checklist is a only a partial listing of currently-known species at Capitol Reef National Park. For more information, visit the NPS Northern Colorado Plateau Network Inventory and Monitoring website: Non-native trees, shrubs, and flowers commonly seen in park orchards and other areas directly associated with human settlement are not included on this list. 4/15 Habitat/Community Codes (HC) B = Badlands G = Grasslands S = Upland Shrublands P = Pinyon-juniper Woodlands F = Upland Forest and Woodlands R = Riparian and Wetland Communities W = Ephemeral Washes Name RA NS FC HC Amaranthaceae (Amaranth family)  Russian-thistle Salsola tragus HC A N WB SP U N W Boraginaceae (Borage/forget-me-not family) U N WR SP A X G (all) U N RW BSP Apiaceae (Parsley/celery family)  Beck’s spring-parsley U Cymopterus beckii  Basin white-cup spring-parsley U Cymopterus purpurascens  Colorado Plateau spring-parsley C Cymopterus purpureus var. purpureus  Rush lomatium U Lomatium junceum N Y PF N W SPF N Y SPF N Y SPF Apocynaceae (Dogbane family)  Tomentose amsonia U Amsonia tomentosa var. stenophylla  Pallid milkweed U Asclepias cryptoceras var. cryptoceras  Circle Cliffs milkweed U Asclepias labriformis  Ruth’s milkweed U Asclepias ruthiae  Showy milkweed U Asclepias speciosa  Pink funnel-lily U Androstephium breviflorum N N N N N N BW GSW GB GSP WG SP B R W SP R BSP Compositae (Aster/composite family)  Common pussytoes Antennaria parvifolia  Pacific aster Aster ascendens  Rose-heath Chaetopappa ericoides  Hairy golden-aster Chrysopsis villosa  Wavy-leaved thistle Cirsium undulatum var. undulatum  Nakedstem sunray Enceliopsis nudicaulis var. nudicaulis  Spreading daisy Erigeron divergens var. cinerius  Maguire’s daisy Erigeron maguirei  Basin daisy Erigeron pulcherrimus RA NS FC  Vernal daisy U N Erigeron pumilus var. condensatus  Utah daisy A N Erigeron utahensis var. utahensis  Basin blanketflower A N Gaillardia spathulata  Curly-cup gumweed U N Grindelia squarrosa var. quasiperennis  Thrift goldenweed C N Haplopappus armerioides var. armerioides  Common sunflower U N Helianthus annuus var. lenticularis  Common hyalineherb A N Hymenopappus filifolius var. cinereus  Low hymenoxys U N Hymenoxys acaulis var. nana  Colorado rubber-plant A N Hymenoxys richardsonii var. floribunda  Showy rush-pink U N Lygodesmia grandiflora var. grandiflora  Thorny wirelettuce U N Lygodesmia spinosa  Gumweed aster U N Machaeranthera grindelioides var. grindelioides  Tansyleaf aster C N Machaeranthera tanacetifolia  Sowthistle desert-dandelion U N Malacothrix sonchoides  Copperweed U N Oxytenia acerosa  Greenstem paperflower A N Psilostrophe sparsiflora  Basin groundsel C N Senecio multilobatus  Slender wirelettuce C N Stephanomeria tenuifolia var. tenuifolia  Scapose greenthread A N Thelesperma subnudum var. subnudum  Annual townsendia U N Townsendia annua  Hoary townsendia C N Townsendia incana  Yellow salsify U X Tragopogon dubius  Rough mule’s-ears C N Wyethia scabra Amaryllidaceae (Amaryllis family)  San Juan onion Allium macropetalum Name U A C A U U N N N N N N WR SPF B SPFR WR SP Y R Y SPF SP SP SPF  Plateau yellow cryptanth Cryptantha flava A N WR SPF WB SP Y SW Y S Y SPF Y SP Y SPF Y SF Y SPF R SPFW R SPF Y SP Y SP Y SP YW R Y SP Y SPF R SPF Y SP WR S W SP Y SR Y SPF Y SP Name RA NS FC  Yellow-eye cryptanth Cryptantha flavoculata  Showy stoneseed Lithospermum incisum  Southwestern stoneseed Lithospermum multiflorum  Corrugate phacelia Phacelia crenulata var. corrugata  Brittle phacelia Phacelia demissa var. demissa  San Rafael phacelia Phacelia rafaelensis HC Name RA NS FC C N WY SPF Chenopodiaceae (Goosefoot family) C N Y SP  Torrey’s seepweed Suaeda torreyana var. torreyana U N Y SPF Cleomaceae (Cleome family) C N B SP  Yellow beeplant Cleome lutea C N B SP Fabaceae (Legume family) U N B SP  Spectacle-pod U N Dithyrea wislizeni  Jones’ pepperwort C N Lepidium montanum var. jonesii  Sharp-leaf twinpod C N Physaria acutifolia var. acutifolia  Watson’s bladderpod A N Physaria intermedia  Barneby’s reed-mustard U N Schoenocrambe barnebyi  Prince’s-plume A N Stanleya pinnata  Green prince’s-plume C N Stanleya viridiflora  Long-beak fiddle-mustard A N Streptanthella longirostris  Heart-leaf jewelflower U N Streptanthus cordatus  Candelabra thelypody U N Thelypodiopsis divaricata  Entire-leaf thelypody U N Thelypodium integrifolium var. integrifolium N G GSR U N Y BSPF N RB SP N BR SPR N WB SP N RB SPW N B SPF N W SPW N B GSP N RB BSP N W N RB SPF N W S N W R N RB SPF N B SPF N B SPF X Y SR N RB GS N WB SP N Y N WR SPF WR SPF YB GSP Geraniaceae (Geranium family) W GS W SP Y SPF Y SPF WB SP Y SP Y SP R SPW RB SPF Y SP WB R Cactaceae (Cactus family)  Arizona pincushion U N Coryphantha vivipara var. arizonica  Claretcup A N Echinocereus triglochidiatus var. melanacanthus  Brittle prickly-pear C N Opuntia fragilis  Plains prickly-pear A N Opuntia polyacantha var. polyacantha  Simpson’s hedgehog cactus U N Pediocactus simpsonii  Small-flower fishhook cactus U N Sclerocactus whipplei var. roseus C  Crescent milkvetch U Astragalus amphioxys var. amphioxys  Painted milkvetch C Astragalus ceramicus var. ceramicus  Bicknell milkvetch U Astragalus consobrinus  Harrison’s milkvetch U Astragalus harrisonii  Straggling milkvetch U Astragalus lentiginosus var. palans  Great rushy milkvetch C Astragalus lonchocarpus  Woolly milkvetch C Astragalus mollissimus var. thompsoniae  Ferron milkvetch U Astragalus musiniensis  Stinking milkvetch U Astragalus praelongus var. praelongus  Sandstone milkvetch U Astragalus sesquiflorus  Kanab prairie-clover U Dalea flavescens var. flavescens  Nuttall’s licorice U Glycyrrhiza lepidota  Northern sweetvetch U Hedysarum boreale var. boreale  Silvery lupine U Lupinus argenteus var. argenteus  Dwarf lupine C Lupinus pusillus var. pusillus  Yellow sweet-clover C Melilotus officinalis  Lambert’s locoweed U Oxytropis lambertii var. bigelovii  Lemon scurf-pea C Psoralidium lanceolatum var. lanceolatum  Montane golden pea U Thermopsis montana Brassicaceae (Mustard family) R GSP R GSPW Y GSPFRW YR GSPFW HC  Small-leaf geranium U Geranium caespitosum var. marginale SPF R

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