The Flora of the PCT: A8 Sunrise Parking Area Junction to Rodriguez Road: Plant Trail Order

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 is in order of plants along the trail, from the Sunrise Parking Area Junction to Rodriguez Road.

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

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


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