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Tithymalus brachycera - Rocky Mountain spurge (Horned spurge) - Spurge Family (Euphorbiaceae) - Summer - Colorado Wildflower

Tithymalus brachycera - Rocky Mountain spurge (Horned spurge) - Spurge Family (Euphorbiaceae) - Summer - Colorado Wildflower

Tradescantia occidentalis - Western spiderwort - Spiderwort Family (Commelinaceae) - Summer - Colorado Wildflower

Tradescantia occidentalis - Western spiderwort - Spiderwort Family (Commelinaceae) - Summer - Colorado Wildflower

Oxytropis sericea - White locoweed - Pea Family (Fabaceae) - Early and Summer - Colorado Wildflower

Oxytropis sericea - White locoweed - Pea Family (Fabaceae) - Early and Summer - Colorado Wildflower

Cerastium strictum - Mouse-ear chickweed - Chickweed Family (Alsinaceae) - Early and Summer - Colorado Wildflower

Cerastium strictum - Mouse-ear chickweed - Chickweed Family (Alsinaceae) - Early and Summer - Colorado Wildflower

Cercocarpus montanus - Mountain-Mahogany - Rose Family (Roseaceae) - Summer - Colorado Wildflower

Cercocarpus montanus - Mountain-Mahogany - Rose Family (Roseaceae) - Summer - Colorado Wildflower

Nuttallia (Mentzelia) nuda - White Evening star - Stickleaf Family (Loasaceae) - Summer and Late - Colorado Wildflower

Nuttallia (Mentzelia) nuda - White Evening star - Stickleaf Family (Loasaceae) - Summer and Late - Colorado Wildflower

Cercocarpus montanus - Mountain-Mahogany - Rose Family (Roseaceae) - Summer - Colorado Wildflower

Cercocarpus montanus - Mountain-Mahogany - Rose Family (Roseaceae) - Summer - Colorado Wildflower

Vicia americana - American vetch - Pea Family (Fabaceae) - Summer and Late - Colorado Wildflower

Vicia americana - American vetch - Pea Family (Fabaceae) - Summer and Late - Colorado Wildflower

Cercocarpus montanus - Mountain-Mahogany - Rose Family (Roseaceae) - Summer - Colorado Wildflower

Cercocarpus montanus - Mountain-Mahogany - Rose Family (Roseaceae) - Summer - Colorado Wildflower

Comandra umbellata ssp. pallida - Bastard toadflax - Sandalwood Family (Santalaceae) - Summer - Colorado Wildflower - The star-shaped flowers are white to pink, tiny, and massed.  Leaves are short and somewhat thick, resembling those of a succulent.The plant is not a relative of Toadflax but someone thought the leaves resembled those of Toadflax, hence the common name.Comandra umbellata is a relative of the Australian Sandalwoods, and our species is one of two worldwide in this genus.

Comandra umbellata ssp. pallida - Bastard toadflax - Sandalwood Family (Santalaceae) - Summer - Colorado Wildflower - The star-shaped flowers are white to pink, tiny, and massed. Leaves are short and somewhat thick, resembling those of a succulent.The plant is not a relative of Toadflax but someone thought the leaves resembled those of Toadflax, hence the common name.Comandra umbellata is a relative of the Australian Sandalwoods, and our species is one of two worldwide in this genus.

Nuttallia (Mentzelia) nuda - White Evening star - Stickleaf Family (Loasaceae) - Summer and Late - Colorado Wildflower

Nuttallia (Mentzelia) nuda - White Evening star - Stickleaf Family (Loasaceae) - Summer and Late - Colorado Wildflower

Nuttallia (Mentzelia) nuda - White Evening star - Stickleaf Family (Loasaceae) - Summer and Late - Colorado Wildflower - Flowers of Nuttallia nuda have ten non-overlapping petals and numerous long stamens. Flowers open in late afternoon. Nuttallia nuda is a common plant on dry, sandy plains sites. Compare to Nuttallia decapetala.

Nuttallia (Mentzelia) nuda - White Evening star - Stickleaf Family (Loasaceae) - Summer and Late - Colorado Wildflower - Flowers of Nuttallia nuda have ten non-overlapping petals and numerous long stamens. Flowers open in late afternoon. Nuttallia nuda is a common plant on dry, sandy plains sites. Compare to Nuttallia decapetala.

Oxytropis sericea - White locoweed - Pea Family (Fabaceae) - Early and Summer - Colorado Wildflower

Oxytropis sericea - White locoweed - Pea Family (Fabaceae) - Early and Summer - Colorado Wildflower

Lithospermum incisum - Narrowleaf (Fringed) puccoon - Borage Family (Boraginaceae) - Early and Summer, Colorado Wildflower

Lithospermum incisum - Narrowleaf (Fringed) puccoon - Borage Family (Boraginaceae) - Early and Summer, Colorado Wildflower

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