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Wednesday, February 4, 2009

New plant discovered - Gutierrezia elegans

Peggy Lyon from the Colorado Natural Heritage program and Al Schneider from the Colorado Native Plant Society discovered a new plant species in the Lone Mesa State Park in SW Colorado. The plant has got the name Gutierrezia elegans - Lone Mesa Snakeweed. Denver Botanic Gardens' herbarium has a topotype of this species. Read more...

Listen to Al Schneider about the topic in Colorado Matters (2.1.2009)

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