Flora of Borrego Springs Desert Floor Area

#FamScientific Name(*)Common Name
Ferns
1PteCheilanthes parryiwoolly lipfern
2PteNotholaena californica ssp. californicaCalifornia cloak fern
Gymnosperms
3EphEphedra californicadesert tea
Eudicots
4AcaCarlowrightia arizonicaArizona carlowrightia
5AcaJusticia californicachuparosa
6AizTrianthema portulacastrumhorse-purslane
7AmaAmaranthus albus*tumble pigweed
8AmaAmaranthus blitoides*mat amaranth
9AmaAmaranthus fimbriatusfringed amaranth
10AmaTidestromia suffruticosa var. oblongifoliaArizona honeysweet
11ApiSpermolepis infernensisHellhole Canyon spermolepis
12ApiSpermolepis lateriflorabristly spermolepis
13ApoAsclepias subulatarush milkweed
14ApoFunastrum cynanchoides var. hartwegiiclimbing milkweed
15ApoPilostyles thurberiThurber's pilostyles
16AstAdenophyllum porophylloidesSan Felipe dogweed
17AstAmbrosia acanthicarpabur-ragweed
18AstAmbrosia dumosaburroweed
19AstAmbrosia salsola var. salsolacheesebush
20AstBaccharis salicifolia ssp. salicifoliamule fat
21AstBahiopsis parishiiParish's viguiera
22AstBaileya multiradiatadesert marigold
23AstBaileya pauciradiataColorado Desert marigold
24AstBebbia juncea var. asperasweetbush
25AstCalycoseris parryiyellow tackstem
26AstCalycoseris wrightiiwhite tackstem
27AstChaenactis artemisiifoliameally white pincushion
28AstChaenactis carphoclinia var. carphocliniapebble pincushion
29AstChaenactis fremontiiFremont pincushion
30AstChaenactis stevioidesdesert pincushion
31AstDicoria canescensdesert dicoria
32AstEncelia farinosabrittlebush
33AstEncelia frutescensbutton encelia
34AstErigeron bonariensis*little horseweed
35AstEriophyllum wallacei var. wallaceiWallace's woolly daisy
36AstGeraea canescenshairy desert-sunflower
37AstHelianthus petiolaris ssp. canescensgray desert sunflower
38AstHeterotheca grandifloratelegraph weed
39AstIsocoma acradenia var. eremophilasolitary-leaved alkali goldenbush
40AstLactuca serriola*prickly lettuce
41AstLogfia arizonicaArizona herba impia
42AstLogfia depressadwarf filago
43AstLogfia filaginoidesCalifornia filago
44AstMalacothrix glabratadesert dandelion
45AstMonoptilon bellioidesdesert star
46AstPalafoxia arida var. aridaSpanish needle
47AstPectis papposa var. papposachinch-weed
48AstPerityle emoryiEmory's rock-daisy
49AstPeucephyllum schottiipygmy-cedar
50AstPleurocoronis plurisetaarrow-leaf
51AstPluchea sericeaarrow-weed
52AstPseudognaphalium luteoalbum*common cudweed
53AstRafinesquia neomexicanadesert chicory
54AstSenecio mohavensisMojave ragwort
55AstSonchus oleraceus*sow thistle
56AstStephanomeria exigua ssp. exiguaslender wreathplant
57AstStephanomeria pauciflorawire-lettuce
58AstStylocline gnaphaloideseverlasting nest-straw
59AstStylocline micropoidesdesert nest straw
60AstTrichoptilium incisumyellow-head
61AstTrixis californica var. californicaCalifornia trixis
62AstUropappus lindleyisilver puffs
63AstVolutaria tubuliflora*Mediterranean desert knapweed
64BigChilopsis linearis ssp. arcuatadesert-willow
65BorAmsinckia intermediacommon fiddleneck
66BorAmsinckia tessellata var. tessellatabristly fiddleneck
67BorCryptantha angustifolianarrow-leaved cryptantha
68BorCryptantha barbigera var. barbigerabearded cryptantha
69BorCryptantha barbigera var. fergusoniaeSanta Rosa Mountain bearded cryptantha
70BorCryptantha costataribbed cryptantha
71BorCryptantha decipiensgravel cryptantha
72BorCryptantha ganderiGander's cryptantha
73BorCryptantha intermedia var. intermediapopcorn flower
74BorCryptantha maritimaGuadalupe cryptantha
75BorCryptantha micrantha var. micranthared-root cryptantha
76BorCryptantha muricataprickly cryptantha
77BorCryptantha nevadensis var. nevadensisNevada cryptantha
78BorCryptantha pterocaryawing-nut cryptantha
79BorCryptantha racemosabushy cryptantha
80BorEmmenanthe penduliflora var. penduliflorawhispering bells
81BorEucrypta chrysanthemifolia var. bipinnatifidaeucrypta
82BorNama demissa var. demissapurple mat
83BorPectocarya heterocarpachuckwalla pectocarya
84BorPectocarya peninsularisBaja pectocarya
85BorPectocarya platycarpabroad-fruited combseed
86BorPectocarya recurvatacurvenut combseed
87BorPhacelia brachylobashort-lobed phacelia
88BorPhacelia crenulata var. ambiguaheliotrope phacelia
89BorPhacelia crenulata var. minutifloralittle-flowered heliotrope phacelia
90BorPhacelia distanscommon phacelia
91BorPhacelia minorwild canterbury bells
92BorPhacelia pedicellatapedicellate phacelia
93BorPholistoma membranaceumwhite fiesta flower
94BorTiquilia palmeriPalmer's coldenia
95BorTiquilia plicataplicate coldenia
96BraBrassica tournefortii*Sahara mustard
97BraCaulanthus cooperiCooper's jewel-flower
98BraCaulanthus halliiHall's caulanthus
99BraCaulanthus lasiophyllusCalifornia mustard
100BraDescurainia pinnatawestern tansy-mustard
101BraDithyrea californicaspectacle-pod
102BraDraba cuneifoliawedge-leaved draba
103BraHirschfeldia incana*shortpod mustard
104BraLepidium lasiocarpum ssp. lasiocarpumhairy-podded pepper-grass
105BraLobularia maritima*sweet alyssum
106BraLyrocarpa coulteriCoulter's lyrepod
107BraNasturtium officinalewater cress
108BraSisymbrium irio*London rocket
109BraSisymbrium orientale*Oriental mustard
110BraStreptanthella longirostrislongbeak streptanthella
111BraThysanocarpus curvipesfringe-pod
112CacCylindropuntia bigeloviiteddy-bear cholla
113CacCylindropuntia echinocarpasilver cholla
114CacCylindropuntia ganderiGander's cholla
115CacCylindropuntia ramosissimapencil cholla
116CacEchinocereus engelmanniiEngelmann's hedgehog cactus
117CacFerocactus cylindraceusCalifornia barrel cactus
118CacMammillaria dioicaCalifornia fish-hook cactus
119CacOpuntia basilaris var. basilarisbeavertail cactus
120CamNemacladus glanduliferusglandular nemacladus
121CamNemacladus rubescensdesert nemacladus
122CarAchyronychia cooperifrost mat
123CarLoeflingia squarrosaspreading loeflingia
124CheAtriplex canescens var. laciniataCaleb saltbush
125CheAtriplex polycarpacattle saltbush
126CheChenopodium murale*nettle-leaved goosefoot
127CheChenopodium pratericolameadow goosefoot
128CheMonolepis nuttallianaNuttall's poverty weed
129CheSalsola paulsenii*Paulsen's Russian thistle
130CheSalsola tragus*Russian thistle
131CheSuaeda nigrabush seepweed
132ClePeritoma arboreabladderpod
133ClePeritoma arborea var. angustatadesert bladderpod
134ConCuscuta californica var. papillosapapillate dodder
135ConCuscuta denticulatadesert dodder
136CraCrassula connatapygmy-weed
137CroCrossosoma bigeloviirock crossosoma
138CucCucurbita palmatacoyote melon
139EupChamaesyce arizonicaArizona spurge
140EupChamaesyce micromeraSonoran spurge
141EupChamaesyce polycarpasmall-seeded spurge
142EupChamaesyce setilobastarfish (Yuma) spurge
143EupCroton californicusCalifornia croton
144EupDitaxis lanceolatanarrowleaf ditaxis
145EupDitaxis neomexicanaNew Mexico ditaxis
146EupEuphorbia erianthabeetle spurge
147EupStillingia linearifolialinear-leaved stillingia
148EupStillingia spinulosaannual stillingia
149FabAcmispon maritimus var. brevivexillusshort-bannered coastal lotus
150FabAcmispon rigidusdesert lotus
151FabAcmispon strigosusstrigose lotus
152FabAstragalus aridusannual desert milk-vetch
153FabAstragalus crotalariaeSalton milk-vetch
154FabAstragalus didymocarpus var. dispermusdwarf white milk-vetch
155FabAstragalus lentiginosus var. borreganusBorrego milk-vetch
156FabAstragalus nuttallianus var. cedrosensisCedros milk-vetch
157FabAstragalus palmeriPalmer's milk-vetch
158FabDalea mollissilky dalea
159FabDalea mollissimadowny dalea
160FabLupinus arizonicusArizona lupine
161FabLupinus bicolordwarf lupine
162FabLupinus concinnusbajada lupine
163FabLupinus microcarpus var. densifloruschick lupine
164FabLupinus microcarpus var. microcarpuschick lupine
165FabLupinus sparsiflorusCoulter's lupine
166FabMelilotus indicus*sourclover
167FabOlneya tesotaironwood
168FabProsopis glandulosa var. torreyanahoney mesquite
169FabPsorothamnus emoryiEmory's indigo-bush
170FabPsorothamnus schottiiindigo bush
171FabPsorothamnus spinosussmoke tree
172FabSenna armataspiny senna
173FouFouquieria splendens ssp. splendensocotillo
174GerErodium cicutarium*redstem filaree
175GerErodium texanumTexas filaree
176KraKrameria bicolorwhite rhatany
177KraKrameria erectaPima rhatany
178LamHyptis emoryidesert-lavender
179LamSalvia columbariaechia
180LoaMentzelia affinisyellow blazing star
181LoaMentzelia albicauliswhite-stemmed blazing star
182LoaMentzelia involucratabracted blazing star
183LoaPetalonyx thurberi ssp. thurberiThurber's sandpaper-plant
184MalAyenia compactaayenia
185MalEremalche exiliswhite mallow
186MalEremalche rotundifoliadesert five-spot
187MalMalva parviflora*cheeseweed
188MalSphaeralcea ambigua var. ambiguaapricot mallow
189MolMollugo cerviana*carpet-weed
190MonCalyptridium monandrumsand cress
191NycAbronia villosa var. villosahairy sand-verbena
192NycAllionia incarnatatrailing four o'clock
193NycAllionia incarnata var. incarnatasmall-flowered trailing four o'clock
194NycBoerhavia triquetra var. intermediafivewing spiderling
195NycMirabilis laevis var. retrorsaBigelow's desert four-o'clock
196OnaCamissoniopsis pallida ssp. pallidapale suncup
197OnaChylismia cardiophylla ssp. cardiophyllaheartleaf suncup
198OnaChylismia claviformis ssp. peirsoniibrown-eyed primrose
199OnaEremothera boothii ssp. condensataBooth's evening primrose
200OnaEremothera chamaenerioideslong-fruit suncup
201OnaEulobus californicusCalifornia suncup
202OnaOenothera deltoides ssp. deltoidesdune primrose
203OroOrobanche cooperiCooper's broomrape
204PapArgemone munitaprickly poppy
205PapEschscholzia minutiflora ssp. minutiflorasmall-flowered poppy
206PapEschscholzia parishiiParish's poppy
207PhrMimulus bigelovii var. bigeloviiBigelow's monkeyflower
208PlaAntirrhinum coulterianumCoulter's snapdragon
209PlaAntirrhinum filipesdesert twining snapdragon
210PlaLinaria maroccana*Moroccan toad-flax
211PlaMohavea confertifloraghost flower
212PlaPlantago ovatadesert plantain
213PolAliciella latifolia ssp. latifoliabroad-leaf gilia
214PolEriastrum diffusumminiature woolly-star
215PolEriastrum eremicum ssp. eremicumdesert woolly-star
216PolGilia scopulorumrock gilia
217PolGilia stellatastar gilia
218PolLangloisia setosissima ssp. setosissimabristly langloisia
219PolLinanthus jonesiiJones' linanthus
220PolLoeseliastrum matthewsiidesert calico
221PolLoeseliastrum schottiiSchott's calico
222PolChorizanthe brevicornu var. brevicornubrittle spineflower
223PolChorizanthe rigidadevil's spineflower
224PolEriogonum fasciculatum var. polifoliumCalifornia buckwheat
225PolEriogonum inflatumdesert trumpet
226PolEriogonum thomasiiThomas' buckwheat
227PolEriogonum trichopeslittle desert trumpet
228PolPterostegia drymarioidesthreadstem
229ResOligomeris linifolialineleaf whitepuff
230RubGalium stellatumstar-flowered bedstraw
231SalSalix exigua var. exiguanarrowleaf willow
232SimSimmondsia chinensisjojoba
233SolDatura discolordesert thornapple
234SolDatura wrightiisacred datura
235SolLycium andersoniiAnderson's boxthorn
236SolLycium brevipes var. brevipesdesert boxthorn
237SolLycium fremontiiFremont's boxthorn
238SolNicotiana obtusifoliadesert tobacco
239SolPhysalis crassifoliathick-leaved ground cherry
240SolSolanum elaeagnifolium*horse-nettle
241TamTamarix aphylla*athel
242TamTamarix ramosissima*saltcedar
243UrtParietaria hespera var. hesperapellitory
244VisPhoradendron californicumdesert mistletoe
245ZygFagonia laevisCalifornia fagonia
246ZygKallstroemia californicaCalifornia caltrop
247ZygLarrea tridentatacreosote bush
248ZygTribulus terrestris*puncture-vine
Monocots
249AgaAgave deserti var. desertidesert agave
250AgaHesperocallis undulatadesert lily
251PoaAristida adscensionissix-weeks three-awn
252PoaAristida purpurea var. nealleyiNealley three-awn
253PoaBouteloua aristidoides var. aristidoidesneedle grama
254PoaBromus madritensis ssp. rubens*red brome
255PoaCenchrus echinatus*southern sandbur
256PoaCynodon dactylon*Bermuda grass
257PoaFestuca octoflorahairy six-weeks fescue
258PoaHilaria rigidabig galleta
259PoaHordeum murinum*foxtail barley
260PoaLeptochloa fusca ssp. uninerviaMexican sprangletop
261PoaPennisetum setaceum*fountain grass
262PoaPhalaris minor*little-seed canarygrass
263PoaPolypogon monspeliensis*rabbits-foot grass
264PoaSchismus barbatus*Mediterranean schismus
265TheDichelostemma capitatum ssp. capitatumblue dicks
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Last update: 16 January 2017