Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site

Rank: 314

Park Description

Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site features a reconstructed 1840s adobe fur trading post on the mountain branch of the Santa Fe Trail where traders, trappers, travelers, and the Cheyenne and Arapaho tribes came together in peaceful terms for trade. Today, living historians recreate the sights, sounds, and smells of the past with guided tours, demonstrations and special events.

Park Address

Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site 35110 Highway 194 E.

La Junta, CO, 81050

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Species in Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site by Category

Here you can look up all the species found in Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site. Start by picking a category. From there you can see how many species have either the common name beggining with each letter or scientific name. It's a good place to start if you're looking for what kind of species are invasive to the park, or perhaps how common or rare a species is for that area.

 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
American Beaver, Beaver, Canadian Beaver Castor canadensis Probably Present Native - -
Arizona black-tailed prairie dog, Black-tailed Prairie Dog Cynomys ludovicianus Present Native Abundant
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
black-tailed jack rabbit, Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus Present Native Common
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
coyote Canis latrans Present Native Common
Common Muskrat, Muskrat, Musquash, Water Rat Ondatra zibethicus Present Native Common
Crawford's Gray Shrew, Desert Shrew, gray shrew Notiosorex crawfordi Present Native Unknown
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
desert cottontail Sylvilagus audubonii Present Native Abundant
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
eastern fox squirrel Sciurus niger Present Native Uncommon
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
hispid pocket mouse Chaetodipus hispidus Present Native Common
hispid cotton rat Sigmodon hispidus Present Unknown Abundant
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
mule deer Odocoileus hemionus Present Native Common
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Ord's kangaroo rat Dipodomys ordii - - - - - -
Ord's Kangaroo Rat Dipodomys ordii evexus Present Native Common
orthern grasshopper mouse Onychomys leucogaster Present Native Common
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
prairie deer mouse Peromyscus maniculatus Present Native Abundant
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
raccoon Procyon lotor Present Native Abundant
Rock Squirrel Spermophilus variegatus Present Native Unknown
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Spotted Ground Squirrel Spermophilus spilosoma Present Native Common
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
white-tailed deer Odocoileus virginianus Present Native Abundant
white-throated woodrat Neotoma albigula Present Native Abundant
white-footed mouse Peromyscus leucopus Present Native Uncommon
western harvest mouse Reithrodontomys megalotis Present Native Common

 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
American Black Tern, Black Tern Chlidonias niger Present Native Unknown
American Avocet, Avocet Recurvirostra americana Present Native Unknown
american kestrel Falco sparverius Present Native Common
American Coot, Northern American Coot Fulica americana Present Native Unknown
american crow Corvus brachyrhynchos Present Native Uncommon
american goldfinch Carduelis tristis Present Native Uncommon
american robin Turdus migratorius Present Native Common
Ash-throated Flycatcher Myiarchus cinerascens Present Native Rare
Arkansas Kingbird, Western Kingbird Tyrannus verticalis Present Native Common
American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus Present Native Unknown
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Blue-winged Teal Anas discors Present Native Common
Belted Kingfisher, Eastern Belted Kingfisher Ceryle alcyon Present Native Unknown
Blue Grosbeak, Eastern Blue Grosbeak Guiraca caerulea Present Native Abundant
Black-headed Grosbeak Pheucticus melanocephalus Present Native Unknown
blue jay Cyanocitta cristata Present Native Common
barn swallow Hirundo rustica Present Native Common
Bullock's Oriole Icterus bullockii Present Native Common
brown-headed cowbird Molothrus ater Present Native Common
brown thrasher Toxostoma rufum Present Native Common
Black-crowned Night Heron, Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax Present Native Unknown
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Cinnamon Teal Anas cyanoptera Present Native Common
Common Mallard, Mallard Anas platyrhynchos Present Native Abundant
common nighthawk Chordeiles minor Present Native Common
- - Coccyzus americanus occidentalis Present Native Uncommon
Cassin's Sparrow Aimophila cassinii Present Native Common
chipping sparrow Spizella passerina Present Native Common
common grackle Quiscalus quiscula Present Native Abundant
common yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas Present Native Unknown
Cassin's Kingbird Tyrannus vociferans Present Native Rare
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Dickcissel Spiza americana Present Native Uncommon
downy woodpecker Picoides pubescens Present Native Uncommon
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Eastern Dowitcher, Short-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus griseus Present - - - -
Eastern Lark Sparrow, Lark Sparrow Chondestes grammacus Present Native Common
european starling Sturnus vulgaris Present Non-native Common
eastern bluebird Sialia sialis Present Native Uncommon
eastern kingbird Tyrannus tyrannus Present Native Abundant
Eastern Green Heron, Green heron, Green-backed Heron Butorides virescens Present Native Rare
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Ferruginous Hawk Buteo regalis Present Native Uncommon
Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri Present Native Unknown
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Greater Roadrunner Geococcyx californianus Present - - - -
grasshopper sparrow Ammodramus savannarum Present Native Uncommon
Great Blue Heron, Northern Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias Present Native Common
great horned owl Bubo virginianus Present Native Common
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
house sparrow Passer domesticus Present Non-native Abundant
house wren Troglodytes aedon Present Native Common
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Killdeer, Northern Killdeer Charadrius vociferus Present Native Common
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Long-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus Present - - - -
Lesser Yellowlegs, Lesser Yellow-legs Tringa flavipes Present - - - -
Lark Bunting Calamospiza melanocorys Present Native Common
loggerhead shrike Lanius ludovicianus Present Native Common
Lewis' Woodpecker Melanerpes lewis Present Native Unknown
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
mourning dove Zenaida macroura Present Native Abundant
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
northern harrier Circus cyaneus Present Native Uncommon
Northern shoveler, Shoveller Anas clypeata Present Native Common
northern bobwhite Colinus virginianus Present Native Common
northern mockingbird Mimus polyglottos Present Native Unknown
northern flicker Colaptes auratus Present Native Common
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
orchard oriole Icterus spurius Present Native Unknown
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Pheasant, Ring-necked Pheasant Phasianus colchicus Present Non-native Common
- - Pica pica hudsonia Present Native Common
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
red-tailed hawk Buteo jamaicensis Present Native Common
rock dove Columba livia Present Non-native Common
red-winged blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus Present Native Abundant
Rock Wren Salpinctes obsoletus Present Native Unknown
red-headed woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus Present Native Common
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Swainson's Hawk Buteo swainsoni Present Native Common
Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularia Present Native Uncommon
Sora Rail, Sora Porzana carolina Present Native Unknown
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
turkey vulture Cathartes aura Present Native Rare
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Violet-green Swallow Tachycineta thalassina Present Unknown Unknown
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo Present Native Abundant
Western Meadowlark Sturnella neglecta Present Native Abundant
Western Tanager Piranga ludoviciana Present Native Unknown
western wood-pewee Contopus sordidulus Present Native Uncommon
White-faced Ibis Plegadis chihi Present Native Unknown
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Yellow-headed Blackbird Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus Present Native Common

 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
black racer Coluber constrictor Present - - - -
Bullsnake, Gopher Snake Pituophis catenifer Present Native Common
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
common snapping turtle Chelydra serpentina Present - - - -
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Great Plains Skink Eumeces obsoletus Present Native Common
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
northern water snake Nerodia sipedon Present - - - -
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
ornate box turtle, Western Box Turtle Terrapene ornata Present - - - -
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Plains Hognose Snake Heterodon nasicus nasicus Present - - - -
Plains Black-headed Snake Tantilla nigriceps Present - - - -
plains garter snake Thamnophis radix Present Native Common
Prairie Rattlesnake, Western Rattlesnake Crotalus viridis Present Native Common
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
SIX-LINED RACERUNNER Cnemidophorus sexlineatus Present Native Common
spiny softshell turtle Apalone spinifera Present Native Uncommon
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Texas Horned Lizard Phrynosoma cornutum Present Native Common

 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
bullfrog Rana catesbeiana Present Non-native Common
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Plains Leopard Frog Rana blairi Present Native Common
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
rocky mountain toad Bufo woodhousii Present Native Common
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
western chorus frog Pseudacris triseriata Present - - - -

 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
brook stickleback Culaea inconstans Present Native Common
Bluegill Lepomis macrochirus Present Non-native Uncommon
black crappie Pomoxis nigromaculatus Present Non-native Uncommon
black bullhead Ameiurus melas Present Native Common
Brown Bullhead Ameiurus nebulosus Present Native Uncommon
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Common Sucker, White Sucker Catostomus commersoni Present Native Common
central stoneroller Campostoma anomalum Present Native Abundant
common carp Cyprinus carpio Present Non-native Common
Channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus Present Native Common
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
flathead chub Hybopsis gracilis Present Native Rare
Fathead Minnow Pimephales promelas Present Native Uncommon
flathead chub Platygobio gracilis Present Native Common
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
gizzard shad Dorosoma cepedianum Present Native Uncommon
Green Sunfish Lepomis cyanellus Present Native Common
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
longnose sucker Catostomus catostomus Present Non-native Uncommon
longnose dace Rhinichthys cataractae Present Native Uncommon
Largemouth Bass Micropterus salmoides Present Non-native Uncommon
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Orangespotted Sunfish Lepomis humilis Present Native Uncommon
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
plains killifish Fundulus zebrinus Present Native Uncommon
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
red shiner Cyprinella lutrensis Present Native Common
red shiner Notropis lutrensis Present Native Common
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
sand shiner Notropis stramineus Present Native Abundant
suckermouth minnow Phenacobius mirabilis Present Native Rare
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
western mosquitofish Gambusia affinis Present Non-native Abundant
white crappie Pomoxis annularis Present Non-native Uncommon
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Yellow Perch Perca flavescens Present Non-native Uncommon

 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
arumleaf arrowhead, arum-leaf arrowhead, nothern arrowhead, wapato Sagittaria cuneata Present Native Uncommon
asparagus Asparagus officinalis Present Non-native Unknown
American licorice, licorice, wild licorice Glycyrrhiza lepidota Present Native Abundant
alkali bulrush (Scirpus paludosus) Bolboschoenus maritimus Present Native Common
Alkali Bulrush Scirpus paludosus Present Native Uncommon
- - Agropyron elongatum Present Native Common
- - Agropyron intermedium Present Native Common
awnless brome, smooth brome Bromus inermis Present Native Abundant
alkali muhly, scratchgrass Muhlenbergia asperifolia Present Native Common
alkali sacaton, alkali-sacaton Sporobolus airoides Present Native Common
apple Malus - - - - - -
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
beargrass, Great Plains yucca, small soapweed, soapweed yucca, Spanish bayonet, yucca Yucca glauca Present Native Unknown
- - Brickellia rosemarinifolia var. chlorolepis Present Native Uncommon
broom snakeweed, broomweed, perennial snakeweed, stinkweed, turpentine weed, yellow top Gutierrezia sarothrae Present Native Common
blue lettuce, chicory lettuce, Russian blue lettuce Lactuca tatarica Present Non-native Common
Blue mustard Chorispora tenella Present Non-native Common
Broad-leaf pepperwort Lepidium latifolium Present Non-native Common
bee spiderflower, Rocky Mountain beeplant Cleome serrulata Present Native Common
burningbush, common kochia, fireweed, Mexican burningbush, Mexican fireweed, Mexican-fireweed, mock cypress, summercypress Kochia scoparia Present Non-native Common
Bushy Knotweed Polygonum ramosissimum Present Non-native Common
bitter doc Rumex obtusifolius Present Non-native Uncommon
blazing star Mentzelia nuda var. nuda Present Native Common
buffalo gourd Cucurbita foetidissima Present Native Uncommon
bladder ketmia, flower of an hour, flower-of-an-hour, rosemallow, Venice mallow Hibiscus trionum Present Non-native Common
blue grama Bouteloua gracilis Present Native Common
buffalograss Buchloe dactyloides Present Native Common
burgrass, field sandbur, innocent-weed, longspine sandbur, mat sandbur, sandbur Cenchrus longispinus Present Native Common
Bermudagrass Cynodon dactylon Present Non-native Common
Barnyard Grass Echinochloa crus-galli Present Non-native Common
bottlebrush squirreltail, squirreltail, western bottle-brush grass Elymus elymoides Present Native Common
bush morningglory, bush morning-glory Ipomoea leptophylla Present Native Common
Buffalo Bur Solanum rostratum Present Non-native Common
bullhead, caltrop, goathead, Mexican sandbur, puncture vine, Texas sandbur Tribulus terrestris Present Non-native Abundant
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
common duckweed, least duckweed, lesser duckweed Lemna minor Present Unknown Common
Common Ragweed Ambrosia artemisiifolia var. elatior Present Non-native Uncommon
Cuman ragweed, perennial ragweed, western ragweed Ambrosia psilostachya Present Native Abundant
cluster aster Aster falcatus var. falcatus Present Native Common
Canada Thistle Cirsium arvense Present Non-native Abundant
Canadian horseweed Conyza canadensis Present Non-native Abundant
curlycup gumweed, curlytop gumweed, gumweed, rosinweed, tarweed Grindelia squarrosa Present Native Common
Common Sunflower Helianthus annuus Present Native Abundant
China lettuce, prickly lettuce, wild lettuce Lactuca serriola Present Non-native Common
cutleaf goldenweed, lacy tansyaster, lacy tansy-aster, pinnate machaeranthera, spiny goldenweed Machaeranthera pinnatifida Present Native Common
Canada Goldenrod Solidago canadensis Present Native Common
Common Sow Thistle Sonchus oleraceus Present Non-native Unknown
common salsify, goat's beard, goatsbeard, meadow goat's-beard, salsifis majeur, salsify, western goat's beard, western salsify, wild oysterplant, yellow goat's beard, yellow salsify Tragopogon dubius Present Native Common
cocklebur Xanthium strumarium Present Native Unknown
- - Cylindropuntia imbricata Present Unknown Occasional
Curly dock Rumex crispus Present Non-native Common
common teasel Dipsacus fullonum ssp. sylvestris Present Native Common
Common Mullein Verbascum thapsus Present Non-native Abundant
coyote willow, desert willow, narrowleaf willow, sandbar willow Salix exigua Present Native Abundant
copper mallow, orange globemallow, red falsemallow, scarlet globemallow Sphaeralcea coccinea Present Native Common
carex, sedge, sedge species, sedges Carex - - - - - -
clustered field sedge, slim sedge Carex praegracilis Present Native Common
chufa flatsedge, yellow nutgrass, yellow nutsedge Cyperus esculentus Present Non-native Unknown
Creeping Spike-rush Eleocharis palustris Present Native Common
Cheatgrass Anisantha tectorum Present Native Common
cheatgrass Bromus tectorum var. tectorum Present Non-native Abundant
- - Chondrosum gracile Present Native Common
Canada wildrye Elymus canadensis Present Native Common
Common Reed Phragmites australis Present Native Common
Chinese elm Ulmus pumila Present Non-native Unknown
creeping jenny, European bindweed, field bindweed, perennial morningglory, smallflowered morningglory Convolvulus arvensis Present Non-native Abundant
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
dogbane dyssodia, dogweed, fetid dogweed, fetid marigold, fetid-marigold, prairie dogweed Dyssodia papposa Present Native Common
daisy, fleabane Erigeron - - - - - -
deertongue, thick-sepal catseye, thicksepal cryptantha Cryptantha crassisepala Present Native Common
Dooryard Knotweed Polygonum arenastrum Present Native Unknown
Devil's claw Proboscidea louisianica Present Non-native Common
desert saltgrass, inland saltgrass, marsh spikegrass, saltgrass, seashore saltgrass Distichlis spicata Present Native Common
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
eastern cottonwood Populus deltoides Present Native Abundant
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
false boneset Brickellia eupatorioides var. chlorolepis Present Native Common
flat-spine sheepburr, flatspine stickseed, western sticktight Lappula occidentalis Present Native Common
flatspine stickseed Lappula redowskii Present Non-native Common
flaxweed tansymustard, flixweed, flixweed tansymustard, herb sophia, herb-sophia, pinnate tansymustard, tansymustard Descurainia sophia Present Non-native Common
Field Pennycress Thlaspi arvense Present Non-native Common
fourwing saltbush Atriplex canescens Present Native Common
four o'clock, linearleaf four-o'clock, narrowleaf four o'clock, narrowleaf four-o'clock Mirabilis linearis Present Native Common
Fendler threeawn, Fendler's threeawn, red threeawn, red threeawn (Fendler) Aristida purpurea var. longiseta Present Native Common
Foxtail Barley Critesion jubatum Present Native Common
Foxtail Barley Critesion pusillum Present Native Common
Fresh-water Cord Grass Spartina pectinata Present Native Common
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Great Ragweed Ambrosia trifida Present Non-native Common
gray rabbitbrush Chrysothamnus nauseosus Present Native Common
green Mexican-hat, green prairie coneflower, shortray prairie coneflower, shortray prairieconeflower Ratibida tagetes Present Native Unknown
Green Amaranth, Pigweed Amaranthus retroflexus Present Non-native Abundant
Germander Teucrium canadense var. occidentale Present Native Unknown
green ash Fraxinus pennsylvanica Present Non-native Uncommon
giant lousewort, gray lousewort Pedicularis procera Not In Park Native - -
Goatgrass Cylindropyrum cylindricum Present Native Common
Galleta Hilaria jamesii Present Native Common
green muhly, marsh muhly Muhlenbergia racemosa Present Native Common
galleta, James' galleta Pleuraphis jamesii Present Native Common
gray five eyes Chamaesaracha coniodes Present Native Uncommon
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
hardheads, Russian knapweed, Turestan thistle Acroptilon repens Present Non-native Abundant
heath aster, white aster, white heath aster Aster ericoides Present Native Common
- - Haplopappus annuus Present Native Common
Halberd-leaf Orache Atriplex patula Present Non-native Uncommon
heart's-delight, prairie snowball, snowball sand verbena, sweet sand verbena Abronia fragrans Present Native Common
heart-leaf four-o'clock Mirabilis nyctaginea Present Native Common
honeylocust Gleditsia triacanthos Present Non-native Uncommon
Hornemann Willow-Herb Epilobium hornemannii Present Native Unknown
halfshrub sundrop, whitest evening primrose, whitest eveningprimrose, whitest evening-primrose, white-stem evening-primrose Oenothera albicaulis Present Native Common
hairy evening primrose, hairy eveningprimrose, hairy evening-primrose Oenothera villosa Present Native Common
hardstem bulrush, Tule bulrush Schoenoplectus acutus var. acutus Present Native Common
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Indianhemp Apocynum cannabinum Present Native Common
ivyleaf ground cherry, ivyleaf groundcherry Physalis hederifolia Present Native Common
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Jointed goatgrass Aegilops cylindrica Present Non-native Common
Johnsongrass Sorghum halepense Present Non-native Common
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Kochia, Ironweed Bassia sieversiana Present Unknown Unknown
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
- - Lactuca oblongifolia Present Native Common
low lupine, rusty lupine, small lupine Lupinus pusillus Present Native Common
Little BARLEY Hordeum pusillum Present Native Common
lanceleaf groundcherry, Virginia ground cherry, Virginia groundcherry, Virginia ground-cherry Physalis virginiana Present Native Common
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
mat prickly gilia, mat prickly phlox Leptodactylon caespitosum Present Native Common
Motherwort Leonurus cardiaca Present Non-native Common
meadow brome Bromus commutatus Present Native Common
Muttongrass Poa fendleriana Present Native Common
Millet Setaria viridis Present Non-native Common
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
netseed lambsquarters, pigseed goosefoot, pitseed goosefoot, pit-seed goosefoot Chenopodium berlandieri Present Native Abundant
- - Nuttallia nuda Present Native Common
needle and thread, needleandthread Hesperostipa comata ssp. comata Present Native Common
Needle and Thread Stipa comata Present Unknown Unknown
narrowleaf cattail Typha angustifolia Present Native Abundant
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
- - Oxybaphus linearis Present Native Common
Orchard Grass Dactylis glomerata Present Non-native Common
Old-witch Grass Panicum capillare Present Native Common
oleaster, Russian olive, Russian-olive, Trebizond-date Elaeagnus angustifolia Present Non-native Unknown
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
poison-hemlock Conium maculatum Present Non-native Common
plains spring parsley, plains springparsley, stemless springparsley, wild parsley Cymopterus acaulis Present Native Common
prairie sunflower, showy sunflower Helianthus petiolaris Present Native Common
Poverty-weed Iva axillaris Present Native Common
prairie coneflower, redspike Mexican hat, upright prairie coneflower Ratibida columnifera Present Native Common
peppergrass Lepidium alyssoides Not In Park Native - -
prickly Russian thistle Salsola kali ssp. tragus Present Unknown Common
plains pricklypear Opuntia polyacantha Present Native Common
Pink Knotweed, Pinkweed Persicaria pensylvanica Present Native Common
Pennsylvania knotweed, Pennsylvania smartweed, pinkweed, pinweed Polygonum pensylvanicum Present Native Common
prostrate spurge Euphorbia prostrata Present Native Common
Plains Cottonwood Populus sargentii Present Native Common
peachleaf willow, peach-leaf willow Salix amygdaloides Present Native Uncommon
purple 3-awn, purple threeawn, purple three-awn, red threeawn Aristida purpurea Present Native Common
pubescent wheatgrass, western wheatgrass Pascopyrum smithii Present Native Common
purple groundcherry Quincula lobata Present Native Common
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Rio Grande seepwillow Baccharis salicina Present Native Common
rabbitbrush Ericameria nauseosa ssp. nauseosa var. nauseosa Present Native Common
rush skeletonplant, rush skeleton-plant, rush skeletonweed, skeletonplant, skeletonweed Lygodesmia juncea Present Native Common
ribseed sandmat, rib-seed sandmat, ridgeseed spurge Chamaesyce glyptosperma Present Native Common
reed canary grass Phalaris arundinacea Present Non-native Common
rabbit-foot grass Polypogon monspeliensis Present Native Common
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
sagebrush, sagewort, wormwood Artemisia - - - - - -
sand sagebrush, sandhill sage, silvery wormwood Artemisia filifolia Present Native Common
spreading yellowcress Rorippa sinuata Present Native Common
sandpuffs, smallflower sand verbena, small-flower sandpuffs Tripterocalyx micranthus Present Native Uncommon
salt cedar, saltcedar, tamarisk, tamarix Tamarix ramosissima Present Non-native Abundant
scurfpea, slimflower scurfpea Psoralidium tenuiflorum Present Native Common
silky sophora Sophora nuttalliana Present Native Common
swamp milkweed Asclepias incarnata Present - - - -
showy milkweed Asclepias speciosa Present Native Common
Snow-on-the-mound Agaloma marginata Present Native Common
smoke-on-the-prairie, snow on the mountain, snow-on-the-mountain, variegated spurge, whitemargined spurge Euphorbia marginata Present Native Common
scarlet beeblossom, scarlet gaura, Scarlet guara Gaura coccinea Present Native Common
Small-flowered gaura Gaura parviflora Present Native Uncommon
silver beardgrass Bothriochloa laguroides ssp. torreyana Present Native Common
Silver Beardgrass Bothriochloa saccharoides Present Native Common
sideoats grama Bouteloua curtipendula Present Native Common
Squirrel-tail Grass Hordeum jubatum Present Native Common
sand dropseed Sporobolus cryptandrus Present Native Common
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
tansy aster Machaeranthera phyllocephala Present Native Common
Takhoka-daisy, tanseyleaf aster, tanseyleaf goldenweed, tanseyleaf tansyaster Machaeranthera tanacetifolia Present Native Common
two-groove milkvetch, twogrooved milkvetch Astragalus bisulcatus Present Native Common
toothed euphorbia, toothed spurge, toothedleaf poinsettia Euphorbia dentata Present Non-native Uncommon
Two-needle pinyon Pinus edulis Present Unknown Occasional
Three-square, Sword-grass Schoenoplectus pungens Present Native Common
tumble windmill grass Chloris verticillata Present Non-native Common
tumble grass, tumbleggrass, tumblegrass Schedonnardus paniculatus Present Native Common
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
veiny dock Rumex venosus Present Native Common
- - Vexibia nuttalliana Present Native Common
velvetleaf Abutilon theophrasti Present Non-native Uncommon
vine mesquite Panicum obtusum Present Native Uncommon
Virginia Creeper Parthenocissus inserta Present Native Common
Virginia Creeper, Woodbine Parthenocissus vitacea Present Native Unknown
 Name(s)  Scientific Name  Occurrence  Nativeness  Abundance
Wild Parsnip Pastinaca sativa Present Native Unknown
Wild Peppergrass Lepidium virginicum Present Non-native Uncommon
watercress Nasturtium officinale Present Non-native Unknown
winterfat Krascheninnikovia lanata Present Native Common
western snowberry, wolfberry Symphoricarpos occidentalis Present Native Common
Whorled milkweed Asclepias subverticillata Present Native Common
Wild Mint Mentha arvensis Present Native Unknown
woundwort Stachys palustris Present Native Common
woolly Indianwheat, woolly plantain Plantago patagonica Present Native Common
water speedwell Veronica anagallis Present Native Uncommon
White Poplar Populus alba Present Non-native Unknown
woolly sedge Carex lanuginosa Present Native Common
White virgin's-bower Clematis ligusticifolia Present Native Common
Woods' rose Rosa woodsii Present Native Common
warty caltrop Kallstroemia parviflora Present Native Uncommon