Plant Species of the Borrego Desert
On 21 January 2009, I've begun putting pictures online of plant species of the Borrego Desert, as a prelude to pages that will give information about the distribution and characteristics of each plant species.
Pictorial Gallery of Species in Bloom To Date in 2009-2010
Annual Plant Species: Seedling and Flower Pictures, Family Order.
Annual Plant Species: Seedling and Flower Pictures, Sorted by Frequency of Observation in Bloom.
Distinguishing Characteristics of Similar Species
Liliaceae, Lily Family
- Hesperocallis undulata, desert lily
Apocynaceae, Dogbane Family
Boraginaceae, Borage Family
- Where In Coyote Canyon Was Hall's Voucher of Cryptantha oxygona?
- Pectocarya heterocarpa and P. peninsularis
Brassicaceae, Mustard Family
- Lyrocarpa coulteri var. palmeri, Coulter's lyrepod
Burseraceae, Torchwood Family
Cactaceae, Cactus Family
Campanulaceae, Bellflower Family
Fabaceae, Pea Family
Nyctaginaceae, Four O'Clock Family
Polemoniaceae, Phlox Family
- Eriastrum diffusum, E. eremicum, and E. sapphirinum, annual woolly stars.
Scrophulariaceae, Snapdragon Family
Juncaceae, Rush Family
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Updated 7 May 2013.