Plant Guide to PCT from Onyx Summit to 2N04, San Bernardino Mountains

Mile#Common NameLatin Name#Pls
0.00Begin guide at PCT junction with access road from Onyx Summit, elevation 8520 feet. The first 14 species are in alphabetical order
0.001big sagebrushArtemisia tridentata99
0.002curl-leaf mountain-mahoganyCercocarpus ledifolius99
0.003Fremont's goosefootChenopodium fremontii99
0.004sticky-leaved rabbitbrushChrysothamnus viscidiflorus ssp. viscidiflorus99
0.005squirreltailElymus elymoides99
0.006threadleaf common rabbitbrushEricameria nauseosa var. oreophila50
0.007sulphur buckwheatEriogonum umbellatum var. munzii30
0.008Wright's buckwheatEriogonum wrightii var. subscaposum99
0.009Sierra juniperJuniperus grandis99
0.0010Jeffrey pinePinus jeffreyi99
0.0011pinyon pinePinus monophylla99
0.0012Fendler's blue grassPoa fendleriana ssp. longiligula99
0.0013California needlegrassStipa occidentalis var. californica5
0.0014Parish's needlegrassStipa parishii var. parishii99
0.0115*downy bromeBromus tectorum99
0.0116western wallflowerErysimum capitatum var. capitatum40
0.0117branching phaceliaPhacelia ramosissima5
0.0118western tansy-mustardDescurainia pinnata50
0.0119spineless horsebrushTetradymia canescens20
0.0220beavertail cactusOpuntia basilaris var. basilaris10
0.0321mistletoePhoradendron juniperinum30
0.0322mountain mugwortArtemisia ludoviciana ssp. incompta99
0.0323matchweedGutierrezia sarothrae50
0.0424Parish's bedstrawGalium parishii20
0.0425granite prickly phloxLinanthus pungens40
0.0426Grinnell's beardtonguePenstemon grinnellii var. grinnellii10
0.0927hoary-asterDieteria canescens var. canescens45
0.1028rose sageSalvia pachyphylla70
0.1329clustered fleabaneErigeron aphanactis var. congestus10
0.1330golden yarrowEriophyllum confertiflorum var. confertiflorum10
0.1431Big Bear Valley woollypodAstragalus leucolobus20
0.1532Martin's paintbrushCastilleja applegatei ssp. martinii15
0.1633Parish's snowberrySymphoricarpos rotundifolius var. parishii50
0.1634green-leaf manzanitaArctostaphylos patula30
0.1835Ross' sedgeCarex rossii40
0.1936white firAbies concolor99
0.1937Indian ricegrassStipa hymenoides50
0.1938crested milk-vetchAstragalus bicristatus2
0.2039wild tarragonArtemisia dracunculus50
0.2140California cliff-brakePellaea mucronata var. californica7
0.2241California bromeBromus carinatus var. carinatus5
0.2242California elegant rock-cressBoechera californica5
0.3543spike fescueFestuca kingii20
0.3744Parish's campionSilene parishii20
0.3745Southern California drabaDraba corrugata10
0.3746narrowleaf monardellaMonardella linoides ssp. stricta15
0.3947Anderson's lupineLupinus andersonii2
0.4148needle & thread grassStipa comata ssp. comata15
0.4449Watson's spike-mossSelaginella watsonii99
0.4650Holboell's rock-cressBoechera retrofracta X3
0.4651pine-woods fritillaryFritillaria pinetorumx
0.4752Purpus' wing-nut cryptanthaCryptantha pterocarya var. purpusii10
0.4953California thistleCirsium occidentale var. californicum1
0.5954Heckard's Indian paintbrushCastilleja montigena2
0.5955little redstem monkeyflowerMimulus rubellus5
56southern Sierra phaceliaPhacelia austromontana50
0.60High Point on Trail, elevation 8680 feet
0.6157smoothleaf yerba santaEriodictyon trichocalyx var. trichocalyx99
0.6558slender wild cabbageCaulanthus major30
0.7159pine lousewortPedicularis semibarbata1
0.7860white catch-flySilene verecunda10
0.8161blue gramaBouteloua gracilis99
0.9262ash-gray Indian paintbrushCastilleja cinerea
0.9263bitter rootLewisia rediviva var. minor
0.9364Parish's rock cressBoechera parishii15
0.96Cross 1N01; elevation 8640 feet. The following nine species are in the postage-stamp meadow on right, in alphabetical order
0.9765Rydberg's horkeliaHorkelia rydbergii15
0.9766Mexican rushJuncus mexicanus99
0.9767San Bernardino Mtns. monkeyflowerMimulus exiguus
0.9768mat muhlyMuhlenbergia richardsonis30
0.9769Transverse Range phaceliaPhacelia exilis
0.9770mountain phaceliaPhacelia hastata ssp. hastata10
0.9771Wheeler's cinquefoilPotentilla wheeleri3
0.9772*common dandelionTaraxacum officinale20
0.9773small-flowered bluecurlsTrichostema micranthum
1.1174Columbia cutleafHymenopappus filifolius var. lugens5
1.3075claret cupEchinocereus mojavensis32
1.85Cross dirt road, elevation 8340 feet.
1.9076Nevin's bird's beakCordylanthus nevinii3
1.9677Baldwin Lake linanthusLinanthus killipii
1.98Cross same dirt road again, elevation 8300 feet
2.4878desert bitterbrushPurshia tridentata var. glandulosa6
2.7779Utah service-berryAmelanchier utahensis15
2.9680California false-indigoAmorpha californica var. californica50
2.9881mountain whitethornCeanothus cordulatus2
2.9982beaked penstemonPenstemon rostriflorus35
2.9983California wild roseRosa californica99
2.9984arroyo willowSalix lasiolepis99
2.9985goldenrodSolidago velutina ssp. californica99
3.02Cross 2N01, elevation 7900 feet. Trail now follows Arrastre Creek
3.0286wax currantRibes cereum var. cereum2
3.0287fir mistletoePhoradendron bolleanum30
3.0388*yellow salsifyTragopogon dubius5
3.0589woodland spurgeEuphorbia lurida20
3.0990creeping wild ryeElymus triticoides99
3.1591Parish's buckwheatEriogonum parishii4
3.1792San Bernardino rubber rabbitbrushEricameria nauseosa var. bernardina2
3.3293smooth scouring rushEquisetum laevigatum99
3.4394pinegrove groundsmokeGayophytum oligospermum5
3.4395sand dropseedSporobolus cryptandrus10
3.4596California evening-primroseOenothera californica ssp. californica99
3.4797sticky cinquefoilDrymocallis glandulosa3
3.4898western columbineAquilegia formosa50
3.5699sturdy sedgeCarex alma3
3.56100little false-solomon's-sealMaianthemum stellatum99
3.57101long-leaved rushJuncus macrophyllus5
3.58102fringed bromeBromus ciliatus5
3.58103cobwebby hedge-nettleStachys albens40
3.58104stinging nettleUrtica dioica ssp. holosericea1
3.64105virgin's bowerClematis ligusticifolia50
3.70106ragged-leaf bahiaAmauriopsis dissecta7
3.74107California geraniumGeranium californicum40
3.76108yellow willowSalix lutea3
3.84109Fendler's meadow-rueThalictrum fendleri99
3.85Arrastre Trail Camp at Deer Springs, elevation 7600 feet
3.86110forest goosefootChenopodium atrovirens50
3.95111California brickellbushBrickellia californica1
3.95112slender hairgrassDeschampsia elongata20
3.95113Rocky Mountain rushJuncus saximontanus
3.95114American speedwellVeronica americana35
4.10115scarlet buglerPenstemon centranthifolius5
4.19116Oregon cliff fernWoodsia oregana21
4.25117black cottonwoodPopulus trichocarpa20
4.27118California black oakQuercus kelloggii20
4.28119Scouler's willowSalix scouleriana2
4.31120large-leaf avensGeum macrophyllum var. perincisum1
4.31121common monkeyflowerMimulus guttatus1
4.31122*Kentucky blue grassPoa pratensis1
4.32123mountain pink currantRibes nevadense10
4.36124swamp sedgeCarex senta5
4.36125ranger's buttonsSphenosciadium capitellatum6
4.37126field horsetailEquisetum arvense5
4.38127saltsedgeCarex hassei5?
4.40128common spikerushEleocharis macrostachya?
4.40129small white violetViola macloskeyi15
4.82130canyon live oakQuercus chrysolepis5
4.97131sapphire woolly-starEriastrum sapphirinum10
4.97132Mojave prickly-pearOpuntia polyacantha var. erinacea10
5.00133Mojave linanthusLeptosiphon breviculus
5.01134leafy daisyErigeron foliosus var. foliosus3
5.01135trailing four-o'clockMirabilis albida2
5.02136blue elderberrySambucus nigra ssp. caerulea2
5.24End Plant Trail Guide at 2N04, elevation 7160 feet
http://tchester.org/sb/plants/guides/PCT_onyx_summit_2N04.html
Updated 26 June 2016.