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Cottonwood Trees

Added by yongli on 01/29/2021 - 17:18, last changed on 03/19/2021 - 01:07

Plains Cottonwood

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One of the most ecologically and culturally significant trees in Colorado, the plains cottonwood ( Populus deltoides monilifera ) thrives near rivers and riparian areas throughout the state. It is one of the only tree species to grow on Colorado’s Great Plains , which made it an important source of...

Wetlands and Riparian Areas

Added by yongli on 08/12/2016 - 16:25, last changed on 01/31/2021 - 17:08
Wetlands are ecosystems that are at least periodically saturated or inundated by water , creating unique habitats that support a wide variety of plant and animal species. Colorado wetlands include a diverse range of ecosystem types, each with distinctive plants and animals, hydrologic regimes, and...
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