Heritage Status: Global Rank: G2

  • New profiles can be selected by clicking on the species name. The original 1997 profiles from the Colorado Rare Plant Field Guide (the purple book) are provided as pdfs. Synonyms of scientific names are shown in parentheses. For a complete list of plants tracked by CNHP see CNHP Tracked Plants.
    USFS = USFS Sensitive; BLM = BLM Sensitive
State Scientific Name State Common Name Heritage Rank FedSens Agency Status USESA Listing 1997 Profile
Aletes humilis Larimer aletes  G2G3      PDF
Aletes latilobus
(Lomatium latilobum)
Canyonlands aletes  G1G2  BLM    PDF
Anticlea vaginatus
(Zigadenus vaginatus)
Alcove death camas  G2      PDF
Astragalus anisus Gunnison milkvetch  G2G3  BLM    PDF
Astragalus cronquistii Cronquist's milkvetch  G2      PDF
Astragalus debequaeus DeBeque milkvetch  G2  BLM    PDF
Astragalus deterior Cliff Palace milkvetch  G1G2      PDF
Astragalus iodopetalus Violet milkvetch  G2  USFS    
Astragalus naturitensis Naturita milkvetch  G2G3  BLM    PDF
Astragalus piscator Fisher Towers milkvetch  G2G3  BLM    PDF
Astragalus rafaelensis San Rafael milkvetch  G2G3  BLM    PDF
Astragalus sparsiflorus Front Range milkvetch  G2      
Boechera crandallii
(Arabis crandallii)
Crandall's rock-cress  G2  BLM    
Botrychium lineare narrowleaf grapefern  G2G3  USFS    PDF
Camissonia eastwoodiae Eastwood evening-primrose  G2  BLM    
Castilleja puberula Downy indian-paintbrush  G2G3      
Cirsium perplexans Adobe Hills thistle  G2G3      
Delphinium ramosum var. alpestre
(Delphinium alpestre)
Colorado larkspur  G2      
Delphinium robustum Wahatoya Creek larkspur  G2G3      
Draba exunguiculata clawless draba  G2  USFS    PDF
Draba graminea San Juan draba  G2      
Draba grayana Gray's Peak whitlow-grass  G2  USFS    PDF
Draba smithii Smith whitlow-grass  G2  USFS    PDF
Erigeron kachinensis Kachina daisy  G2  BLM    PDF
Eriogonum brandegeei Brandegee wild buckwheat  G1G2  BLM/USFS    PDF
Eriogonum clavellatum Comb Wash buckwheat  G2  BLM    
Eriogonum coloradense Colorado wild buckwheat  G2  BLM    PDF
Eriogonum pelinophilum Clay-loving wild buckwheat  G2    LE  PDF
Eutrema penlandii Mosquito Range mustard  G1G2    LT  PDF
Frasera coloradensis Colorado green gentian  G2G3      PDF
Hackelia gracilenta Mesa Verde stickseed  G1G2      PDF
Ipomopsis globularis Globe gilia  G2      PDF
Lepidium crenatum Alkaline pepperwort  G2      
Limnorchis zothecina
(Platanthera zothecina)
alcove bog orchid  G2G3      PDF
Lomatium concinnum Colorado desert-parsley  G2G3  BLM    PDF
Lupinus crassus Payson lupine  G2  BLM    PDF
Lygodesmia doloresensis Dolores River skeletonplant  G1G2  BLM    
Mertensia humilis Rocky Mountain bluebells  G2      
Nuttallia chrysantha
(Mentzelia chrysantha)
Golden blazing star  G2  BLM    PDF
Nuttallia densa
(Mentzelia densa)
Arkansas Canyon stickleaf  G2  BLM    PDF
Nuttallia rhizomata
(Mentzelia rhizomata)
Roan Cliffs blazing star  G2  BLM    PDF
Oenothera acutissima Narrow-leaf evening primrose  G2  BLM    PDF
Oonopsis puebloensis
(Oonopsis sp. 1)
Pueblo goldenweed  G2      PDF
Oreocarya osterhoutii
(Cryptantha osterhoutii)
Osterhout cat's-eye  G2G3  BLM    PDF
Oreocarya revealii Gypsum Valley cat-eye  G2  BLM    
Oxybaphus rotundifolius
(Mirabilis rotundifolia)
Round-leaf four-o'clock  G2      PDF
Penstemon acaulis var. yampaensis
(Penstemon yampaensis)
Yampa beardtongue  G2      
Penstemon degeneri Degener beardtongue  G2  BLM/USFS    PDF
Penstemon gibbensii Gibben's beardtongue  G1G2  BLM    PDF
Penstemon grahamii Graham beardtongue  G2  BLM    PDF
Penstemon mensarum Grand Mesa penstemon  G2      
Peritoma multicaulis
(Cleome multicaulis)
slender spiderflower  G2G3  BLM    PDF
Physaria alpina Avery Peak twinpod  G2      
Physaria bellii Bell's twinpod  G2G3      PDF
Physaria obcordata Piceance twinpod  G1G2    LT  PDF
Physaria parviflora
(Lesquerella parviflora)
Piceance bladderpod  G2  BLM    PDF
Physaria pruinosa
(Lesquerella pruinosa)
Pagosa bladderpod  G2  BLM/USFS    PDF
Physaria vicina
(Lesquerella vicina)
Good-neighbor bladderpod  G2  BLM    
Potentilla rupincola Rocky Mountain cinquefoil  G2  USFS    PDF
Ptilagrostis porteri Porter feathergrass  G2  USFS    PDF
Puccinellia parishii Parish's alkali grass  G2G3      
Salix arizonica Arizona willow  G2G3  USFS    
Saussurea weberi Weber saussurea  G2G3      PDF
Sclerocactus glaucus Colorado hookless cactus  G2G3    LT  PDF
Sclerocactus mesae-verdae Mesa Verde cactus  G2    LT  PDF
Spiranthes diluvialis Ute ladies' tresses  G2G3    LT  PDF
Telesonix jamesii James' telesonix  G2G3      
Thalictrum heliophilum sun-loving meadowrue  G2  BLM/USFS    PDF
Thelypodiopsis juniperorum Juniper tumble mustard  G2      
Thelypodium paniculatum northwestern thelypody  G2      
Townsendia glabella Smooth Easter daisy  G2      
Townsendia rothrockii Rothrock townsend-daisy  G2G3