The Flora of the PCT: A8a Sunrise Parking Area Junction to Rodriguez Road: Area Flora

See The Flora of the PCT: A8 Sunrise Parking Area Junction to Highway 78 for an introduction to this checklist.

This version of the Checklist gives the plant species in the entire section of Trail, from Sunrise Parking Area Junction to Rodriguez Road, in plant family order, with the Family and Scientific Name from the 2012 Second Edition Jepson Manual. There were no other vouchered species from the trail.

An entry in the ID? column indicates uncertain determinations; see abbreviation for the determination uncertainties.

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#FamilScientific Name(*)Common NameID?
Lycophytes
1SelagSelaginella bigeloviiBigelow's spike-moss 
Ferns
2PteriCheilanthes covilleibeady lipfern 
3PteriPellaea mucronata var. mucronatabird's-foot fern 
Eudicots
4AdoxaSambucus nigra ssp. caeruleablue elderberry 
5AnacaRhus aromaticabasketbush 
6AnacaRhus ovatasugar bush 
7ApiacLomatium dasycarpum ssp. dasycarpumwoolly-fruited lomatium 
8ApiacSanicula bipinnatifidapurple saniclesp
9ApiacTauschia argutasouthern tauschia 
10ApocyAsclepias californicaCalifornia milkweed~
11AsterArtemisia dracunculuswild tarragon 
12AsterArtemisia ludoviciana ssp. incomptamountain mugwort 
13AsterArtemisia tridentatabig sagebrush 
14AsterBaccharis salicifolia ssp. salicifoliamule fat 
15AsterBaccharis sergiloidesdesert baccharis 
16AsterCentaurea melitensis*tocalote 
17AsterCirsium occidentale var. californicumCalifornia thistle 
18AsterCorethrogyne filaginifoliaCalifornia-aster 
19AsterEncelia actoniActon encelia 
20AsterEricameria cuneata var. macrocephalaLaguna Mtns. goldenbushsp
21AsterEricameria linearifolianarrowleaf goldenbush 
22AsterEricameria parishii var. parishiiParish's goldenbush 
23AsterErigeron foliosus var. foliosusleafy daisy 
24AsterEriophyllum confertiflorum var. confertiflorumgolden yarrow 
25AsterGutierrezia californicaCalifornia matchweed 
26AsterHazardia squarrosa var. grindelioidessaw-toothed goldenbush 
27AsterHelianthus gracilentusslender sunflower 
28AsterStephanomeria exigua ssp. deaneislender wreathplantssp
29AsterUropappus lindleyisilver puffs 
30BoragAmsinckia intermediacommon fiddleneck 
31BoragCryptantha intermedia var. intermediapopcorn flower 
32BoragEmmenanthe penduliflora var. penduliflorawhispering bells 
33BoragEriodictyon trichocalyx var. lanatumsmoothleaf yerba santa 
34BoragPhacelia distanscommon phacelia 
35BrassBoechera californicaCalifornia elegant rock-cresssp
36BrassDescurainia pinnatawestern tansy-mustard 
37BrassErysimum capitatum var. capitatumwestern wallflower 
38BrassHirschfeldia incana*shortpod mustard 
39BrassSisymbrium altissimum*tumble-mustard 
40BrassThysanocarpus curvipesfringe-podsp
41CactaCylindropuntia californica var. parkericane cholla 
42CactaEchinocereus engelmanniiEngelmann's hedgehog cactus 
43CactaOpuntia basilaris var. basilarisbeavertail cactus 
44CactaOpuntia phaeacanthadesert prickly-pear 
45CapriLonicera subspicata var. denudatasouthern honeysuckle 
46CistaHelianthemum scopariumrush-rose 
47ConvoCalystegia macrostegiasouthern California morning-glory 
48ConvoCuscuta californicaCalifornia doddersp
49CucurMarah macrocarpawild-cucumber 
50EricaArctostaphylos glandulosa ssp. leucophyllaPeninsular Range manzanita 
51EuphoChamaesyce albomarginatarattlesnake weed 
52FabacAcmispon argophyllus var. argophyllussouthern California silver-lotus 
53FabacAcmispon glaber var. brevialatusshort-winged deerweed 
54FabacAcmispon grandiflorus var. grandifloruschaparral lotus 
55FabacAcmispon strigosusstrigose lotus 
56FabacCercis occidentaliswestern redbud 
57FabacLathyrus vestitus var. alefeldiiSan Diego pea~
58FabacLupinus excubitus var. austromontanusmountain grape-soda lupine 
59FabacSenegalia greggiicatclaw 
60FagacQuercus acutidensTorrey's scrub oaksp
61FagacQuercus agrifolia var. oxyadeniasouthern coast live oak 
62FagacQuercus chrysolepiscanyon live oak 
63FagacQuercus cornelius-mulleridesert scrub oak 
64FagacQuercus wislizeni var. frutescensinterior live oak 
65GarryGarrya flavescensashy silk tassel 
66GeranErodium botrys*long-beaked filaree 
67GeranErodium cicutarium*redstem filaree 
68GrossRibes indecorumwhite-flowering currant 
69LamiaMonardella nanashort-flowered monardella 
70LamiaSalvia apianawhite sage 
71LamiaSalvia columbariaechia 
72LamiaSalvia sonomensisSonoma sage 
73LamiaTrichostema parishiiParish's bluecurls 
74LinacLinum lewisii var. lewisiiLewis' flax 
75MalvaSphaeralcea ambigua var. ambiguaapricot mallowssp
76NyctaMirabilis multiflora var. pubescensgiant four o'clock 
77OnagrCamissoniopsis hirtellafield suncupsp
78OnagrCamissoniopsis pallida ssp. pallidapale suncup 
79OnagrClarkia purpurea ssp. quadrivulnerapurple clarkia 
80OrobaCastilleja exserta ssp. exsertapurple owl's-clover 
81OrobaCastilleja foliolosawoolly Indian paintbrush 
82OrobaCordylanthus rigidus ssp. setigerusbristly bird's beak 
83PapavDendromecon rigidabush poppy 
84PapavEhrendorferia chrysanthagolden ear drops 
85PhrymMimulus brevipeswide-throated yellow monkeyflower 
86PlantKeckiella ternata var. ternatawhorledleaf penstemon 
87PlantPenstemon centranthifoliusscarlet bugler 
88PlantPenstemon spectabilis var. spectabilisshowy penstemon 
89PolemEriastrum sapphirinum ssp. dasyanthumsapphire woolly-starsp
90PolygChorizanthe fimbriata var. laciniatalace-fringed spineflower 
91PolygEriogonum davidsoniiDavidson's buckwheat 
92PolygEriogonum elongatum var. elongatumlong-stemmed buckwheat 
93PolygEriogonum fasciculatum var. polifoliumCalifornia buckwheat 
94RanunDelphinium cardinalescarlet larkspur 
95RanunDelphinium parishii ssp. subglobosumintermediate larkspur 
96RhamnCeanothus oliganthushairy ceanothus 
97RhamnCeanothus perplexanscupped-leaf ceanothus 
98RhamnRhamnus ilicifoliahollyleaf redberry 
99RosacAdenostoma fasciculatumchamise 
100RosacCercocarpus betuloides var. betuloidesbirch-leaf mountain-mahogany 
101RosacPrunus ilicifolia ssp. ilicifoliahollyleaf cherry 
102RubiaGalium andrewsii ssp. andrewsiiphlox-leaved bedstraw 
103RubiaGalium angustifolium ssp. angustifoliumnarrowleaf bedstraw 
104RubiaGalium stellatumstar-flowered bedstrawsp
105SolanSolanum umbelliferumblue-witch nightshade~
106ViolaViola purpurea ssp. purpureagoosefoot violet 
Monocots
107AgavaHesperoyucca whippleichaparral yucca 
108AgavaYucca schidigeraMohave yucca 
109LiliaCalochortus splendenssplendid mariposa lily 
110PoaceAristida purpureapurple three-awn 
111PoaceAvena barbata*slender wild oats 
112PoaceBromus diandrus*ripgut brome 
113PoaceBromus hordeaceus*soft chess 
114PoaceBromus madritensis ssp. rubens*red brome 
115PoaceBromus tectorum*downy brome 
116PoaceFestuca myuros*rattail fescuesp
117PoaceMelica imperfectacoast-range melic 
118PoacePoa secunda ssp. secundaone-sided bluegrass 
119PoaceStipa coronatagiant needlegrass 
120PoaceStipa parishii var. parishiiParish's needlegrass~
121PoaceStipa speciosadesert needlegrass 
122ThemiDichelostemma capitatum ssp. capitatumblue dicks 


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