SW Colorado Plant Identification
Coriflora hirsutissima - Sugarbowls

Handy Resources

Resources that we love

Below is a list of guides and reading material that we swear by and treasure.

durango plants
flora of the san juan

First things first, if you are interested in Native Plants in the Durango area, you simply MUST have this book, Susan Komarek's Flora of the San Juans. It is an indispensable field guide to our Native Plants. This link takes you to Amazon where you can buy the book directly from Ms. Komarek.

Helpful Links:
Our Facebook Native Plant Discussion page
Colorado Native Plant Society
Southwest Colorado Wildflowers
Edible Plants of Colorado
Native Plant Revegetation Guide for Colorado (very good information here)
Milomedia Web Design in Durango Colorado

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