Plant Guide to PCT From Wellman Cienega / Wellman Divide Trail to Deer Springs Trail, San Jacinto Mountains

Introduction and Explanation of Plant Trail Guides

Introduction
Highlights of This Trail
Fieldwork Dates and Summary of List Changes With Time
The Plant Guide
Comments On Specific Species

Introduction

Highlights of This Trail

The botanical highlights of this trail are:

Number of Unique Taxa On This Trail

Fieldwork Dates and Summary of List Changes With Time

The Plant Guide

See also Plant List in Traditional Family Order.

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MileS#id?Common NameScientific Name#Pls
0.00Begin guide at signed intersection of PCT with trail to Wellman Divide; head toward "Strawberry Cienega"
0.00l1white firAbies concolor99 / 9
0.00r2changeable phaceliaPhacelia mutabilis20 / 5
0.00b3Parish's snowberrySymphoricarpos rotundifolius var. parishii20 / 5
0.00lPCT post
0.00r4lodgepole pinePinus contorta ssp. murrayana5 / 2
0.02l5pinegrove groundsmokeGayophytum oligospermum10 / 1
0.02r(bush chinquapin, Chrysolepis sempervirens)
0.02l6San Jacinto Mts. keckiellaKeckiella rothrockii var. jacintensis10 / 1
0.02r7~southern mountain-monardellaMonardella australis ssp. australis2 / 1
0.02l8Jeffrey pinePinus jeffreyi30 / 9
0.04r9limber pinePinus flexilis5 / 2
0.06b10San Jacinto lupineLupinus hyacinthinus10 / 2
0.07lPCT post; high point on trail; elevation ~9050 feet (2760 m)
0.09Trail curves slightly right
0.09b11mountain whitethornCeanothus cordulatus99 / 9
0.10r12sugar pinePinus lambertiana3 / 3
0.10l13green-leaf manzanitaArctostaphylos patula99 / 9
0.10b14bush chinquapinChrysolepis sempervirens99 / 9
0.11l15forest goosefootChenopodium atrovirens20 / 3
0.13b16Grinnell's beardtonguePenstemon grinnellii var. grinnellii50 / 9
0.13l17wax currantRibes cereum var. cereum20 / 9
0.13r18brackenPteridium aquilinum var. pubescens99 / 9
0.16r19Ross' sedgeCarex rossii10 / 2
0.16r20Cleveland's horkeliaHorkelia clevelandii var. clevelandii10 / 2
0.16r21mountain California-fuchsiaEpilobium canum ssp. latifolium30 / 9
0.16r22Fendler's meadow-rueThalictrum fendleri var. fendleri10 / 2
0.16r23western azaleaRhododendron occidentale10 / 3
0.17r24fragile sheath sedgeCarex fracta20 / 5
0.17r25blue wildryeElymus glaucus10 / 5
0.17(granite prickly phlox, Linanthus pungens)
0.17b26beautiful hulseaHulsea vestita ssp. callicarpha10 / 2
0.18r27California groundconeKopsiopsis strobilacea30 / 4
0.19b28San Bernardino rubber rabbitbrushEricameria nauseosa var. bernardina20 / 5
0.20l29Martin's paintbrushCastilleja applegatei ssp. martinii2 / 2
0.24r30Fremont silk tasselGarrya fremontii3 / 1
0.24r31Sierra gooseberryRibes roezlii var. roezlii10 / 5
0.31(incense-cedar, Calocedrus decurrens)
0.35Switchback left
0.37Switchback right
0.41c32granite prickly phloxLinanthus pungens5 / 2
0.45r33goldenrodSolidago velutina ssp. californica10 / 1
0.45r34narrowleaf bedstrawGalium angustifolium ssp. angustifolium1 / 1
0.48r35California cliff-brakePellaea mucronata var. californica1 / 1
0.48l36mountain sprayHolodiscus discolor var. microphyllus1 / 1
0.50Local low point
0.52Local high point
0.55Trail levels out briefly
0.55l37canyon live oakQuercus chrysolepis2 / 2
0.58Trail resumes steep descent
0.61Trail rounds ridge and ~levels out for a while
0.62View of Strawberry Cienega
0.67r38rock goldenbushEricameria cuneata var. cuneata5 / 1
0.67l39Parish's campionSilene parishii1 / 1
0.69r40California-asterCorethrogyne filaginifolia20 / 4
0.76r41naked buckwheatEriogonum nudum var. pauciflorum5 / 1
0.82r42California coffeeberryFrangula californica1 / 1
0.83Enter moist area around creek
0.83r43splong-anthered rushJuncus macrandrus30 / 3
0.83r44Idaho bentgrassAgrostis idahoensis30 / 3
0.83l45swamp sedgeCarex senta10 / 3
0.83b46California geraniumGeranium californicum20 / 2
0.83b47yarrowAchillea millefolium20 / 2
0.8348glaucus willowherbEpilobium glaberrimum ssp. glaberrimum40 / 5
0.8349tinker's pennyHypericum anagalloides5 / 1
0.83r50spmountain carpet cloverTrifolium monanthum ssp. grantianum5 / 1
0.83b51blue-eyed grassSisyrinchium bellum20 / 2
0.83b52larger mountain monkeyflowerMimulus tilingii20 / 2
0.84Cross stream #1
0.84r53~rush blue grassPoa secunda ssp. juncifolia20 / 2
0.84r54streambank lotusHosackia oblongifolia var. oblongifolia20 / 2
0.84r(mountain pink currant, Ribes nevadense)
0.84l55mountain timothyPhleum alpinum10 / 2
0.84r56scarlet monkeyflowerMimulus cardinalis20 / 2
0.84l57Bigelow's sneezeweedHelenium bigelovii10 / 2
0.84r58willowherbEpilobium ciliatum5 / 1
0.84r59mountain pink currantRibes nevadense5 / 1
0.85Cross stream #2
0.85l60stinging nettleUrtica dioica ssp. holosericea10 / 3
0.85Cross stream #3
0.85End wet area
0.87b61spsticky cinquefoilDrymocallis glandulosa var. reflexa5 / 1
0.87r62slender everlastingPseudognaphalium thermale3 / 1
0.87lPCT post
0.90Enter Strawberry Cienega
0.90b63rigid hedge-nettleStachys rigida10 / 2
0.91r64Parish's yampahPerideridia parishii5 / 1
0.92l65giant red paintbrushCastilleja miniata ssp. miniata5 / 1
0.93r(Parish's lupine, Lupinus latifolius var. parishii)
0.93Leave Strawberry Cienega
1.03Enter tree-shaded area
1.2066snow-plantSarcodes sanguineaiN /
1.2067spotted coralrootCorallorhiza maculataiN /
1.4668pine lousewortPedicularis semibarbataiN /
1.4669Watson's spike-mossSelaginella watsoniiiN /
Species given above seen only off-trail
0.3170incense-cedarCalocedrus decurrensOT /
0.9371Parish's lupineLupinus latifolius var. parishiiOT /

Comments On Specific Species

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