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Wildflowers of Colorado

Wildflowers grow in different zones. In Colorado, there are five - Plains, Foothills, Montane, Subalpine and Alpine. Some of these wildflowers are native and some were introduced from other regions and other countries. 

- Blue/Purple/Violet -

Early Larkspur (Delphinium nuttalianum)
Early Larkspur (Delphinium nuttalianum)
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Blue Flax (Adenolinum lewisii)
Blue Flax (Adenolinum lewisii)
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Colorado Blue Columbine (Aquilegia coerulea)
Colorado Blue Columbine (Aquilegia coerulea)
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Western Spiderwort (Tradescantia occidentalis)
Western Spiderwort (Tradescantia occidentalis)
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Sticky Polemonium (Polemonium viscosum)
Sticky Polemonium (Polemonium viscosum)

Sticky Polemonium, also called Sky Pilot and Skunkweed is native to the United States.

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Rocky Mountain Jacob's Ladder (Polemonium confertum)
Rocky Mountain Jacob's Ladder (Polemonium confertum)
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Western  Blue Flag Iris (Iris missouriensis)
Western Blue Flag Iris (Iris missouriensis)
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Rocky Mountain Fringed Gentian (Gentianopsis thermalis)
Rocky Mountain Fringed Gentian (Gentianopsis thermalis)
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- Yellow -

Golden Pea
Golden Pea
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Prickly Pear Cactus
Prickly Pear Cactus
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Yellow Salsify
Yellow Salsify
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Globeflower
Globeflower
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Alpine Sunflower
Alpine Sunflower
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Subalpine Buttercup
Subalpine Buttercup
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Mountain Monkey Flower
Mountain Monkey Flower
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Alpine Buttercup
Alpine Buttercup
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- White -

White Mountain Aven
White Mountain Aven
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Marsh Marigold
Marsh Marigold
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Fringed Grass of Parnassus
Fringed Grass of Parnassus
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Large Mountain Fleabane
Large Mountain Fleabane
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White Gentian
White Gentian
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Alpine Lily
Alpine Lily
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American Bistort
American Bistort
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Western Blue Virginsbower
Western Blue Virginsbower
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- Red & Orange -

Indian Paintbrush
Indian Paintbrush
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Claret Cup Cactus
Claret Cup Cactus
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King's Crown
King's Crown
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Rosy Pussytoes
Rosy Pussytoes
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Scartlet Gilia
Scartlet Gilia
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Alpine Sorrel
Alpine Sorrel
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Western Wallflower
Western Wallflower
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Foothills  Paintbrush
Foothills Paintbrush
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- Pink & Fuchsia -

Crown Vetch
Crown Vetch
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Creeping Bellflower
Creeping Bellflower
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Colorado Loco
Colorado Loco
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Wild Bergamot
Wild Bergamot
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Spring Beauty
Spring Beauty
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Rocky Mountain Bee Plant
Rocky Mountain Bee Plant
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Wild Geranium
Wild Geranium
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Wild Rose
Wild Rose
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