The yellow flowers that bloom on the dry prairie and in fields in the Denver area include many native and introduced plants. Here are some of them to help with field identification.
Denver Colorado Metro
Denver, Colorado may be a bustling city, but is also serves as home to several diverse ecosystems. From majestic dry grassland plains that can still be found in the metropolitan area’s undeveloped regions, to riparian environments provided by two river drainage systems – the South Platte River and Cherry Creek – open spaces and state parks offer many opportunities for exploration!
When greeting people in the open space, most aren’t very excited to talk about plants, and some are excited about birds, but nearly everyone is excited to talk about the larger mammals that can be found there. These days, in the summer of 2021, the talk is all about beavers! A Bit about Beavers The …