Heritage Status: Global Rank: G4

  • 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
Amsonia jonesii Jones blue star  G4  BLM    
Aquilegia chrysantha var. rydbergii golden columbine  G4T1Q  BLM/USFS    PDF
Asclepias stenophylla Narrow-leaved milkweed  G4G5      
Asclepias uncialis ssp. uncialis Dwarf milkweed  G3G4T2T3  BLM/USFS    PDF
Astragalus brandegeei Brandegee milkvetch  G3G4      PDF
Astragalus proximus Aztec milkvetch  G4  USFS    PDF
Astragalus sesquiflorus sandstone milkvetch  G3G4  BLM    PDF
Boechera fernaldiana
(Arabis fernaldiana)
park rockcress  G4      PDF
Botrychium campestre prairie moonwort  G3G4  USFS    PDF
Botrychium echo reflected moonwort  G4      PDF
Carex torreyi Torrey sedge  G4G5      
Chenopodium cycloides sandhill goosefoot  G3G4  USFS    PDF
Cypripedium fasciculatum clustered lady's-slipper  G4      PDF
Draba borealis northern rockcress  G4G5      PDF
Draba rectifructa Mountain draba  G3G4      
Epipactis gigantea giant helleborine  G4  USFS    PDF
Erigeron lanatus woolly fleabane  G3G4      PDF
Eriogonum viridulum Clay hill buckwheat  G4Q  BLM    
Eriophorum altaicum var. neogaeum Altai cottongrass  G4?T3T4  USFS    PDF
Festuca hallii Hall fescue  G4  USFS    PDF
Frasera paniculata tufted green gentian  G4  BLM    
Listera borealis northern twayblade  G4      PDF
Lomatium eastwoodiae Eastwood desert-parsley  G3G4      PDF
Malaxis monophyllos ssp. brachypoda
(Malaxis brachypoda)
white adder's-mouth  G4G5Q  USFS    PDF
Mimulus eastwoodiae Eastwood monkey-flower  G3G4  BLM    PDF
Oonopsis foliosa var. monocephala rayless goldenweed  G3G4T2      PDF
Oreocarya caespitosa
(Cryptantha caespitosa)
Caespitose cat's-eye  G4  BLM    PDF
Packera pauciflora few-flowered ragwort  G4G5  BLM    
Penstemon fremontii var. glabrescens Fremont's beardtongue  G3G4T2      
Penstemon laricifolius ssp. exilifolius Larch-leaf beardtongue  G4T3      
Penstemon scariosus var. albifluvis White River penstemon  G4T1  BLM    PDF
Penstemon scariosus var. cyanomontanus plateau penstemon  G4T2      PDF
Phacelia submutica
(Phacelia scopulina var. submutica)
DeBeque phacelia  G4T2    LT  PDF
Primula egaliksensis Greenland primrose  G4G5  USFS    PDF
Pyrola picta pictureleaf wintergreen  G4G5      PDF
Salix calcicola lime-loving willow  G4G5      PDF
Sphaeromeria capitata rock-tansy  G4  BLM    
Townsendia strigosa Strigose Easter-daisy  G4  BLM