Heritage Status: Global Rank: G5

  • 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
Adiantum capillus-veneris southern maiden-hair  G5      PDF
Aquilegia micrantha var. mancosana Mancos columbine  G5THQ      PDF
Armeria scabra ssp. sibirica
(Armeria maritima ssp. sibirica)
sea pink  G5T5  USFS    PDF
Askellia nana
(Crepis nana)
dwarf hawksbeard  G5      PDF
Asplenium adiantum-nigrum black spleenwort  G5      PDF
Asplenium platyneuron ebony spleenwort  G5      PDF
Astragalus equisolensis
(Astragalus desperatus var. neeseae)
Horseshoe milkvetch  G5T1  BLM    
Astragalus missouriensis var. humistratus Missouri milkvetch  G5T1  USFS    
Botrypus virginianus ssp. europaeus
(Botrychium virginianum)
rattlesnake fern  G5      PDF
Braya glabella var. glabella
(Braya glabella ssp. glabella)
arctic braya  G5T5?  USFS    PDF
Braya humilis alpine braya  G5      PDF
Carex concinna low northern sedge  G5      PDF
Carex leptalea bristle-stalk sedge  G5      PDF
Carex livida livid sedge  G5  USFS    PDF
Carex peckii Peck sedge  G5      PDF
Carex tenuiflora slender-flower sedge  G5      PDF
Carex viridula green sedge  G5      PDF
Cryptogramma stelleri Slender rock-brake  G5  BLM    
Cylactis arctica ssp. acaulis
(Rubus arcticus ssp. acaulis)
nagoon berry  G5T5  USFS    PDF
Cypripedium calceolus ssp. parviflorum
(Cypripedium parviflorum)
American yellow lady's-slipper  G5  USFS    PDF
Cystopteris montana mountain bladder fern  G5      PDF
Draba borealis northern rockcress  G4G5      PDF
Drosera rotundifolia roundleaf sundew  G5  USFS    PDF
Eriophorum gracile slender cottongrass  G5  USFS    PDF
Eustoma grandiflorum
(Eustoma exaltatum ssp. russellianum)
showy prairie gentian  G5      PDF
Festuca campestris big rough fescue  G5?      PDF
Goodyera repens dwarf rattlesnake-plantain  G5      PDF
Ipomopsis aggregata ssp. weberi Rabbit Ears gilia  G5T2  USFS    PDF
Lilium philadelphicum wood lily  G5      PDF
Onoclea sensibilis sensitive fern  G5      PDF
Oxytropis besseyi var. obnapiformis Bessey locoweed  G5T2      
Packera pauciflora few-flowered ragwort  G4G5  BLM    
Parnassia kotzebuei Kotzebue's grass-of-parnassus  G5  USFS    PDF
Pellaea atropurpurea purple cliff-brake  G5      PDF
Pellaea wrightiana Wright's cliff-brake  G5      PDF
Phippsia algida snow grass  G5      PDF
Pyrola picta pictureleaf wintergreen  G4G5      PDF
Salix calcicola lime-loving willow  G4G5T4      PDF
Salix candida hoary or silver willow  G5  USFS    PDF
Salix myrtillifolia low blueberry willow  G5  USFS    PDF
Thellungiella salsuginea
(Arabidopsis salsuginea)
salt-lick mustard  G4G5      PDF
Trichophorum pumilum little bulrush  G5  BLM    PDF
Unamia alba
(Oligoneuron album)
prairie goldenrod  G5      PDF
Viola pedatifida prairie violet  G5      PDF
Viola selkirkii Selkirk violet  G5?  USFS    PDF