Most of what I posted on June 21 is still blooming. (See post.) But I wanted to add one important plant.

Here is the map of the north part of the park.

East Path just west of the south tip of the Triangle

Dalmation toadflax (Linaria genistifolia) – This is on the Colorado Noxious Weed list. It is a lovely looking yellow-blooming plant (resembles a penstemon a bit) but can grow invasive rather quickly. The clump has since been dug up. This particular toadflax can be controlled with dedicated digging over several years. The more common toadflax (also known as “butter and eggs”) CANNOT be effectively controlled by pulling or digging.


Linaria genistifolia

Linaria genistifolia

See more detailed pictures at the excellent Eastern Colorado Wildflowers site: http://easterncoloradowildflowers.com/Linaria%20genistifolia.htm

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