Bloom Clock/Keys/Aurora, Colorado/May/All

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This page is part of a dichotomous key for plants recorded as blooming in Aurora, Colorado during the month of May.


Centaurea montana

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Profile for Centaurea montana (Perennial Cornflower)
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Temperate zone season(s): Late Spring, Early Summer, Mid Summer

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Sedum rupestre

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Profile for Sedum rupestre (Stone orpine)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Mat forming
Flowers:umbel-like cymes of 1 inch yellow flowers
Foliage:alternate pointed cylindrical, green grey leaves
Growing Conditions:full sun, well-drained soil
Life Cycle: evergreen
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Aquilegia x hybrida

Flowers of a pink variety

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Profile for Aquilegia x hybrida (Garden Columbine)
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring, Early Summer

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Cotoneaster microphyllus

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Profile for Cotoneaster microphyllus (Littleleaf cottoneaster)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Low growing, spreading shrub
Foliage:densely packed small, dark green waxy leaves
Stem:woody
Growing Conditions:drought tolerant
Fruit:red berries, inedible
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Centaurea cyanus

Heads

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Profile for Centaurea cyanus (Bachelor's Button)
Identifying Characteristics
Flowers:Blue heads
Foliage:strap shaped
Life Cycle: annual


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Syringa vulgaris

A purple-flowered variety

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Profile for Syringa vulgaris (Common Lilac)
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring

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Dianthus

Flowers of D. barbatus

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Profile for Dianthus (Dianthus, pinks, carnations)
Identifying Characteristics
Subclass plants:D. armeria, D. deltoides, D. plumarius
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Temperate zone season(s): Late Spring, Early Summer, Mid Summer, Early Fall, Mid Fall

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Fraxinus americana

White Ash flower

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Profile for Fraxinus americana (White Ash)
Identifying Characteristics
Flowers:petal-less, dioecious
Foliage:pinnate compound leaves
Stem:woody
Scent:none
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring

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Ribes alpinum

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Profile for Ribes alpinum (Alpine Currant)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:small shrub
Flowers:tiny clustered on racemes
Foliage:palmate, hairy
Stem:woody
Scent:none
Growing Conditions:dry, alpine
Fruit:small red berries, bad tasting
Life Cycle: perennial
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Eschscholzia californica

Flower

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Profile for Eschscholzia californica (California Poppy)
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Cercis canadensis

Flowering tree

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Profile for Cercis canadensis (Eastern Redbud)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Small tree with a horizontal branching habit
Flowers:Small clusters of pea-like flowers, borne on the stems and even trunks
Foliage:Heart-shaped
Stem:Zig-zagging
Fruit:flattened pods
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring

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Malus

Flower of M. Asiatica

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Profile for Malus (Apple, Crabbapple)
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring

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Allium

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Profile for Allium (Onion, Garlic, Leek, etc.)
Identifying Characteristics
Subclass plants:BCP/Allium aflatunense, BCP/Allium canadense, BCP/Allium cernuum, BCP/Allium flavum, BCP/Allium sativum, BCP/Allium schoenoprasum, BCP/Allium ursinum, BCP/Allium vineale
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Temperate zone season(s): Late Spring, Early Summer, Mid Summer

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Potentilla

Flower of P. fruticosa

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Profile for Potentilla (Potentilla)
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Temperate zone season(s): Late Spring

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Phlox stolonifera

flowering plant

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Profile for Phlox stolonifera (Creeping phlox)
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Temperate zone season(s): Late Spring

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Last updated 08:46, 11 June 2008 (UTC) from the DPL page with 15 plants.