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Colorado Recommended

Commercially available native plant species suitable for planned landscapes in Colorado. Visit our Suppliers Directory to locate businesses that sell native plants or seeds or provide professional landscape or consulting services in this state. Visit the Organizations Directory to locate native plant societies, conservation groups, governmental agencies, botanical gardens, arboreta, and other plant-related organizations in this state.

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scientific namecommon name(s)image gallery
Abies concolorWhite fir
Balsam fir
Colorado fir
Concolor fir
Silver fir
White balsam
Oyamel de California
Abies lasiocarpaSubalpine fir
Acer glabrumRocky Mountain maple
Acer grandidentatumBigtooth maple
Big-toothed maple
Uvalde bigtooth maple
Southwestern bigtooth maple
Canyon maple
Sabinal maple
Western sugar maple
Achnatherum hymenoidesIndian ricegrass
Indian Millet
Sandgrass
Achillea millefoliumCommon yarrow
Western yarrow
Yarrow
Milfoil
Acer negundoBox elder
Box elder maple
Ash-leaved maple
Ashleaf maple
Red River maple
Fresno de guajuco
Actaea rubraRed baneberry
Alnus incana ssp. tenuifoliaThinleaf alder
Amelanchier alnifoliaSaskatoon serviceberry
Western serviceberry
Juneberry
Amorpha fruticosaIndigo bush
False indigo bush
False indigo
Desert false indigo
Amorpha nanaDwarf false indigo
Fragrant indigo-bush
Fragrant false indigo
Dwarf wild indigo
Andropogon gerardiiBig bluestem
Tall bluestem
Turkeyfoot
Andropogon halliiSand bluestem
Anaphalis margaritaceaWestern pearly everlasting
Pearly-everlasting
Aquilegia coeruleaColorado blue columbine
Rocky Mountain columbine
Aquilegia flavescensYellow mountain columbine
Yellow columbine
Golden columbine
Aquilegia jonesiiJones' columbine
Blue limestone columbine
Artemisia canaSilver sagebrush
Coaltown sagebrush
Dwarf sagebrush
Hoary sagebrush
Silvery sagebrush
Artemisia filifoliaSand sagebrush
Silver sagebrush
Silvery wormwood
Sand sage
Artemisia frigidaPrairie sagewort
Prairie sagebrush
Fringed sage
Pasture sage
Artemisia tridentataBig sagebrush
Great Basin sagebrush
Arctostaphylos uva-ursiKinnikinnick
Red bearberry
Kinnikinnik
Asclepias incarnataSwamp milkweed
Pink Milkweed
Asclepias tuberosaButterflyweed
Butterfly milkweed
Orange milkweed
Pleurisy root
Chigger flower
Atriplex canescensChamiso
Four-wing saltbush
Wing-scale
Atriplex confertifoliaShadscale
Spiny saltbush
Shadscale saltbush
Hop sage
Balsamorhiza sagittataArrowleaf balsamroot
Arrow-leaf balsamroot
Betula occidentalisMountain birch
Water birch
Betula papyriferaPaper birch
Canoe birch
White birch
Bouteloua curtipendulaSideoats grama
Banderilla
Banderita
Navajita
Bouteloua dactyloidesBuffalograss
Buffalo grass
Bouteloua gracilisBlue grama
Caltha leptosepalaWhite marsh-marigold
Elks-lip
Campanula unifloraArctic bellflower
Cercocarpus ledifoliusCurl-leaf mountain mahogany
Curl-leaf mountain-mahogany
Cercocarpus montanusAlderleaf mountain mahogany
Silverleaf mountain mahogany
Mountain mahogany
Celtis occidentalisCommon hackberry
Northern hackberry
American hackberry
Nettle tree
Beaverwood
False elm
Ceanothus velutinusSnowbrush
Snowbrush ceanothus
Tobacco-brush
Mountain balm
Buckbrush
Chamerion angustifolium ssp. angustifoliumFireweed
Narrow-leaf fireweed
Willow herb
Cleome serrulataRocky Mountain Beeplant
Skunkweed
Waa
Cornus sericea ssp. sericeaRedosier dogwood
Red Osier Dogwood
Dasiphora fruticosa ssp. floribundaShrubby cinquefoil
Golden hardhack
Potentilla
Dalea purpureaPurple prairie clover
Delphinium barbeyiSubalpine larkspur
Delphinium nuttallianumTwolobe larkspur
Two-lobe larkspur
Delphinium
Ericameria nauseosa ssp. nauseosa var. nauseosaRabbitbrush
Rubber rabbitbrush
Erigeron speciosusAspen fleabane
Showy fleabane
Fallugia paradoxaApache plume
Ponil
Fendlera rupicolaCliff fendlerbush
False mock-orange
Festuca rubraRed fescue
Fraxinus pennsylvanicaGreen ash
Red ash
Swamp ash
River ash
Water ash
Darlington ash
Gaillardia aristataCommon gaillardia
Great blanketflower
Blanketflower
Brown-eyed susan
Gaillardia pulchellaIndian Blanket
Firewheel
Girasol rojo
Gutierrezia sarothraeBroom snakeweed
Kindlingweed
Matchbrush
Texas snakeweed
Broomweed
Turpentine weed
Matchweed
Juniperus communisCommon juniper
Juniperus horizontalisCreeping juniper
Creeping savin
Juniperus monospermaOneseed juniper
One-seed juniper
Cherrystone juniper
New Mexico juniper
West Texas juniper
Enebro
Juniperus scopulorumRocky Mountain juniper
Rocky Mountain red cedar
Mountain red cedar
Colorado red cedar
Western red cedar
River juniper
Western juniper
Cedro rojo
Kalmia microphyllaAlpine laurel
Krascheninnikovia lanataWinterfat
Linum kingiiKing's flax
Linum lewisii var. lewisiiBlue flax
Prairie flax
Liatris punctataDotted Blazing Star
Dotted Gayfeather
Dotted Liatris
Lonicera involucrataTwinberry honeysuckle
Black twinberry honeysuckle
Black twinberry
Bearberry honeysuckle
Four-line honeysuckle
Mahonia repensCreeping Barberry
Creeping Oregon-grape
Machaeranthera tanacetifoliaTahoka Daisy
Tansy-aster
Tansey-leaf Tansy-aster
Melampodium leucanthumBlackfoot Daisy
Rock daisy
Plains blackfoot
Arnica
Mimosa borealisFragrant mimosa
Pink Mimosa
Monarda punctataSpotted beebalm
Spotted horsemint
Horsemint
Oenothera caespitosaTufted evening primrose
Gumbo evening primrose
Gumbo lily
Fragrant evening primrose
Oenothera nuttalliiNuttall's evening-primrose
Pascopyrum smithiiWestern wheatgrass
Panicum virgatumSwitchgrass
Wand panic grass
Penstemon angustifoliusBroadbeard penstemon
Broadbeard beardtongue
Whorled penstemon
Whorled beardtongue
Penstemon barbatusScarlet bugler
Beard-lip penstemon
Beard-lip beardtongue
Red penstemon
Red beardtongue
Goldenbeard penstemon
Goldenbeard beardtongue
Saint Joseph's staff
Varita de San Jose
Penstemon jamesiiJames's penstemon
James's beardtongue
James penstemon
James beardtongue
Penstemon strictusRocky Mountain penstemon
Rocky Mountain beardtongue
Physocarpus opulifoliusAtlantic ninebark
Common ninebark
Pinus contortaLodgepole pine
Beach pine
Pino de san pedro martir
Pinus edulisColorado pinyon pine
Colorado pinyon
Pinyon pine
Pinyon
Two-needle pine
Two-needle pinyon
Two-leaf pinyon
Nut pine
Pino dulce
Picea engelmanniiEngelmann's spruce
Engelmann spruce
Pinus flexilisLimber pine
Pino enano
Pinus ponderosaPonderosa pine
Western yellow pine
Pino blanco
Picea pungensBlue spruce
Colorado spruce
Populus angustifoliaNarrow-leaf cottonwood
Narrowleaf cottonwood
Populus deltoidesEastern cottonwood
Carolina poplar
Necklace Poplar
Alamo
Populus tremuloidesQuaking aspen
Golden aspen
Trembling aspen
Mountain aspen
Aspen
Trembling poplar
Alamo blanco
Prunus americanaAmerican plum
Wild plum
Prunus virginianaChokecherry
Common chokecherry
Choke cherry
Pulsatilla patens ssp. multifidaCutleaf anemone
Pasqueflower
Wild crocus
Purshia tridentataAntelope bitterbrush
Bitterbrush
Antelope brush
Quercus gambeliiGambel oak
Rocky Mountain white oak
Utah white oak
Ranunculus cardiophyllusHeart-leaf buttercup
Heartleaf buttercup
Ratibida columniferaMexican hat
Red-spike Mexican hat
Upright prairie coneflower
Prairie coneflower
Long-headed coneflower
Thimbleflower
Rhus glabraSmooth sumac
Rhus trilobataFragrant sumac
Aromatic sumac
Scented sumac
Ill-scented sumac
Skunkbush sumac
Skunkbush
Basketbush
Squawbush
Rudbeckia hirtaBlack-eyed Susan
Common black-eyed Susan
Brown-eyed Susan
Rudbeckia laciniataGreen-headed coneflower
Greenhead coneflower
Cutleaf coneflower
Wild goldenglow
Sochan
Rubus parviflorusWestern thimbleberry
Thimbleberry
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