1985 Checklist of Vascular Plants of the Anza-Borrego Desert

# Scientific Name (*)Common Name

Ferns and Fern Allies

AzollaceaeMosquito Fern Family
1Azolla filiculoidesmosquito fern
 
BlechnaceaeFern Family
2Woodwardia fimbriatagiant chain fern
 
DennstaedtiaceaeBracken Family
3Pteridium aquilinum var. pubescensbracken
 
DryopteridaceaeWoodfern Family
4Dryopteris argutaCalifornia wood fern
5Polystichum imbricans ssp. imbricansrock sword fern
 
EquisetaceaeHorsetail Family
6Equisetum arvensefield horsetail
7Equisetum laevigatumsmooth scouring rush
 
PteridaceaeFern Family
8Adiantum capillus-venerismaidenhair fern
9Cheilanthes clevelandiiscaly lipfern
10Cheilanthes covilleibeady lipfern
11Cheilanthes covillei X C. parryiteensy lipfern
12Cheilanthes parryiwoolly lipfern
13Cheilanthes viscidasticky lipfern
14Notholaena californicaCalifornia cloak fern
15Pellaea andromedifoliacoffee fern
16Pellaea mucronata var. mucronatabird's-foot fern
17Pentagramma triangularis ssp. maxoniiMaxon's goldback fern
18Pentagramma triangularis ssp. triangularisgoldback fern
 
SelaginellaceaeSpike Moss Family
19Selaginella bigeloviiBigelow's spike-moss
20Selaginella eremophiladesert spike-moss
 
CupressaceaeCypress Family
21Juniperus californicaCalifornia juniper
 
EphedraceaeEphredra Family
22Ephedra asperaMormon tea
23Ephedra californicadesert tea
24Ephedra fasciculata var. clokeyiClokey's ephedra
25Ephedra nevadensisNevada ephedra
26Ephedra trifurcalong-leafed ephedra
27Ephedra viridisgreen ephedra
 

Conifers

PinaceaePine Family
28Pinus monophyllapinyon pine
29Pinus quadrifoliaParry pinyon pine
30Pseudotsuga macrocarpabigcone-spruce
 

Dicots

AcanthaceaeAcanthus Family
31Justicia californicachuparosa
 
AizoaceaeCarpet-Weed Family
32Sesuvium verrucosumwestern sea-purslane
 
AmaranthaceaeAmaranth Family
33Amaranthus albus*tumble pigweed
34Amaranthus blitoidesmat amaranth
35Amaranthus fimbriatusfringed amaranth
36Amaranthus palmeriPalmer's amaranth
37Tidestromia oblongifoliaArizona honeysweet
 
AnacardiaceaeSumac Family
38Rhus ovatasugar bush
39Rhus trilobatabasketbush
40Toxicodendron diversilobumpoison oak
 
ApiaceaeCarrot Family
41Apiastrum angustifoliumwild celery
42Apium graveolens*celery
43Daucus pusillusrattlesnake weed
44Lomatium dasycarpum ssp. dasycarpumwoolly-fruited lomatium
45Lomatium lucidumshiny lomatium
46Lomatium mohavenseMojave lomatium
47Oenanthe sarmentosawater-parsley
48Spermolepis echinatabristly spermolepis
49Tauschia argutasouthern tauschia
50Yabea microcarpaCalifornia hedge-parsley
 
ApocynaceaeDogbane Family
51Apocynum cannabinumIndian hemp
 
AsclepiadaceaeMilkweed Family
52Asclepias albicanswhite-stemmed milkweed
53Asclepias californicaCalifornia milkweed
54Asclepias erosadesert milkweed
55Asclepias subulataajamete
56Cynanchum utahenseUtah vine milkweed
57Matelea parvifoliaspearleaf
58Sarcostemma cynanchoides ssp. hartwegiiclimbing milkweed
59Sarcostemma hirtellumtrailing townula
 
AsteraceaeSunflower Family
60Acamptopappus sphaerocephalus var. sphaerocephalusgoldenhead
61Adenophyllum porophylloidesSan Felipe dogweed
62Agoseris heterophyllaannual agoseris
63Ambrosia acanthicarpabur-ragweed
64Ambrosia confertifloraweak-leaved burweed
65Ambrosia dumosaburroweed
66Ambrosia psilostachyawestern ragweed
67Anisocoma acaulisscale-bud
68Artemisia douglasianamugwort
69Artemisia dracunculuswild tarragon
70Artemisia ludoviciana ssp. albulawhite mugwort
71Artemisia ludoviciana ssp. ludovicianasilver wormwood
72Artemisia tridentata ssp. tridentatabig sagebrush
73Aster chilensiscommon California aster
74Baccharis brachyphyllashort-leaved baccharis
75Baccharis salicifoliamule fat
76Baccharis sarothroidesbroom baccharis
77Baccharis sergiloidesdesert baccharis
78Baileya pauciradiataColorado Desert marigold
79Baileya pleniradiatawoolly marigold
80Bebbia juncea var. asperasweetbush
81Brickellia arguta var. argutaCalifornia spear-leaved brickellia
82Brickellia arguta var. odontolepisCalifornia spear-leaved brickellia
83Brickellia californicaCalifornia brickellbush
84Brickellia desertorumdesert brickellia
85Brickellia frutescensshrubby brickellia
86Calycoseris parryiyellow tackstem
87Calycoseris wrightiiwhite tackstem
88Chaenactis artemisiifoliameally white pincushion
89Chaenactis carphoclinia var. carphocliniapebble pincushion
90Chaenactis carphoclinia var. peirsoniiPeirson's pincushion
91Chaenactis fremontiiFremont pincushion
92Chaenactis glabriuscula var. glabriusculayellow pincushion
93Chaenactis glabriuscula var. lanosawoolly yellow chaenactis
94Chaenactis parishiiParish's chaenactis
95Chaenactis stevioidesdesert pincushion
96Chaenactis xantianaXantus' chaenactis
97Chamomilla suaveolens*pineapple weed
98Chrysothamnus nauseosus ssp. consimilisthreadleaf common rabbitbrush
99Chrysothamnus paniculatuspunctate rabbitbrush
100Cirsium occidentale var. californicumCalifornia thistle
101Cirsium scariosumelk thistle
102Conyza canadensishorseweed
103Coreopsis californica var. californicaCalifornia coreopsis
104Dicoria canescensdesert dicoria
105Encelia actoniActon's encelia
106Encelia farinosabrittlebush
107Encelia frutescensbutton encelia
108Ericameria brachylepisboundary goldenbush
109Ericameria cuneata var. spathulatawide-leaved rock goldenbush
110Ericameria linearifolianarrowleaf goldenbush
111Ericameria parishii var. parishiiParish's goldenbush
112Ericameria pinifoliapine goldenbush
113Erigeron foliosus var. foliosusleafy daisy
114Eriophyllum ambiguum var. ambiguumannual woolly sunflower
115Eriophyllum confertiflorum var. confertiflorumgolden yarrow
116Eriophyllum lanosumwhite easter-bonnets
117Eriophyllum multicaulebranched woolly sunflower
118Eriophyllum pringleiPringle's woolly sunflower
119Eriophyllum wallaceiWallace's woolly daisy
120Euthamia occidentaliswestern goldenrod
121Filago arizonicaArizona herba impia
122Filago californicaCalifornia filago
123Filago depressadwarf filago
124Geraea canescenshairy desert-sunflower
125Geraea viscidasticky geraea
126Gnaphalium californicumCalifornia everlasting
127Gnaphalium canescens ssp. beneolensfragrant everlasting
128Gnaphalium canescens ssp. microcephalumwhite everlasting
129Gnaphalium palustrewestern marsh cudweed
130Gutierrezia californicaCalifornia matchweed
131Gutierrezia sarothraematchweed
132Hazardia squarrosa var. grindelioidessaw-toothed goldenbush
133Helianthus californicusCalifornia sunflower
134Helianthus gracilentusslender sunflower
135Helianthus niveus ssp. canescensgray desert sunflower
136Hemizonia floribundaTecate tarplant
137Hulsea californicaSan Diego sunflower
138Hulsea mexicanaMexican hulsea
139Hulsea vestita ssp. callicarphabeautiful hulsea
140Hymenoclea salsola var. salsolacheesebush
141Isocoma acradenia var. eremophilasolitary-leaved alkali goldenbush
142Lactuca serriola*prickly lettuce
143Lasthenia californicagoldfields
144Layia glandulosawhite tidy-tips
145Lepidospartum squamatumscale-broom
146Lessingia filaginifolia var. filaginifoliaCalifornia-aster
147Machaeranthera asteroides var. lagunensisLaguna Mtns. aster
148Machaeranthera canescens var. canescenshoary-aster
149Machaeranthera juncearush-like bristleweed
150Malacothrix californicaCalifornia dandelion
151Malacothrix clevelandiiannual malacothrix
152Malacothrix glabratadesert dandelion
153Malperia tenuisbrown turbans
154Micropus californicusslender cottonweed
155Monoptilon bellioidesdesert star
156Palafoxia arida var. aridadesert needle
157Pectis papposa var. papposachinch-weed
158Perityle emoryiEmory's rock-daisy
159Peucephyllum schottiidesert pine
160Pleurocoronis plurisetaarrow-leaf
161Pluchea odoratasalt marsh fleabane
162Pluchea sericeaarrow-weed
163Porophyllum gracileodora
164Psathyrotes ramosissimaturtleback
165Rafinesquia californicaCalifornia chicory
166Rafinesquia neomexicanadesert chicory
167Senecio californicusCalifornia groundsel
168Senecio flaccidus var. douglasiibush senecio
169Senecio flaccidus var. monoensisMono ragwort
170Senecio mohavensisMojave ragwort
171Solidago californicagoldenrod
172Solidago confinissouthern goldenrod
173Stephanomeria exigua ssp. deaneislender wreathplant
174Stephanomeria exigua ssp. exiguaslender wreathplant
175Stephanomeria pauciflora var. pauciflorawire-lettuce
176Stephanomeria virgata ssp. virgatatwiggy wreath plant
177Stylocline gnaphaloideseverlasting nest-straw
178Stylocline micropoidesdesert nest straw
179Thymophylla pentachaeta var. belenidiumfive-needled thymophylla
180Trichoptilium incisumyellow-head
181Trixis californica var. californicaCalifornia trixis
182Uropappus lindleyisilver puffs
183Viguiera parishiiParish's viguiera
184Xanthium strumariumcocklebur
185Xylorhiza orcuttiiOrcutt's woody-aster
 
BerberidaceaeBarberry Family
186Berberis fremontiiFremont barberry
187Berberis neviniiNevin's barberry
 
BetulaceaeBirch Family
188Alnus rhombifoliawhite alder
 
BignoniaceaeBignonia Family
189Chilopsis linearis ssp. arcuatadesert-willow
 
BoraginaceaeBorage Family
190Amsinckia menziesii var. intermediacommon fiddleneck
191Amsinckia menziesii var. menziesiismall-flowered fiddleneck
192Amsinckia tessellata var. tessellatadevil's lettuce
193Cryptantha angustifolianarrow-leaved cryptantha
194Cryptantha barbigerabearded cryptantha
195Cryptantha circumscissacushion cryptantha
196Cryptantha costataribbed cryptantha
197Cryptantha decipiensgravel cryptantha
198Cryptantha ganderiGander's cryptantha
199Cryptantha holopterawinged cryptantha
200Cryptantha intermediapopcorn flower
201Cryptantha maritimaGuadalupe cryptantha
202Cryptantha micranthapurple-root cryptantha
203Cryptantha muricataprickly cryptantha
204Cryptantha nevadensisNevada cryptantha
205Cryptantha pterocaryawing-nut cryptantha
206Cryptantha pterocarya var. cyclopterawing-nut cryptantha
207Cryptantha racemosabushy cryptantha
208Cryptantha utahensisscented cryptantha
209Harpagonella palmeriPalmer's grapplinghook
210Heliotropium curassavicumseaside heliotrope
211Pectocarya heterocarpachuckwalla pectocarya
212Pectocarya linearis ssp. feroculaslender combseed
213Pectocarya penicillatacombseed
214Pectocarya platycarpabroad-fruited combseed
215Pectocarya recurvatacurvenut combseed
216Pectocarya setosamoth combseed
217Plagiobothrys arizonicusArizona popcorn flower
218Plagiobothrys canescensgrey popcorn flower
219Plagiobothrys jonesiiJones' popcorn flower
220Plagiobothrys tenellusslender popcorn flower
221Tiquilia canescens var. canescensgray coldenia
222Tiquilia palmeriPalmer's coldenia
223Tiquilia plicataplicate coldenia
 
BrassicaceaeMustard Family
224Arabis perennansperennial rock-cress
225Arabis pulchra var. gracilisslender & beautiful rock-cress
226Arabis pulchra var. pulchrabeautiful rock-cress
227Arabis sparsiflora var. californicaCalifornia elegant rock-cress
228Athysanus pusillusdwarf athysanus
229Brassica tournefortii*Asian mustard
230Capsella bursa-pastoris*shepherd's purse
231Caulanthus cooperiCooper's jewel-flower
232Caulanthus halliiHall's caulanthus
233Caulanthus heterophyllus var. heterophyllusSan Diego jewelflower
234Caulanthus simulansPayson's wild cabbage
235Descurainia pinnatawestern tansy-mustard
236Descurainia pinnata ssp. glabrasmooth western tansy-mustard
237Descurainia pinnata ssp. menziesiiMenzies western tansy-mustard
238Descurainia sophia*herb sophia
239Dithyrea californicaspectacle-pod
240Draba cuneifoliawedge-leaved draba
241Draba reptans*Carolina draba
242Eruca vesicaria ssp. sativa*garden rocket
243Erysimum capitatum ssp. capitatumwestern wallflower
244Guillenia lasiophyllaCalifornia mustard
245Lepidium flavum var. felipenseBorrego Valley pepper-grass
246Lepidium lasiocarpum var. lasiocarpumhairy-podded pepper-grass
247Lepidium virginicum var. pubescenswild pepper-grass
248Lobularia maritima*sweet alyssum
249Lyrocarpa coulteri var. palmeriCoulter's lyrepod
250Rorippa nasturtium-aquaticumwater cress
251Sisymbrium altissimum*tumble-mustard
252Sisymbrium irio*London rocket
253Stanleya pinnata var. pinnataprince's plume
254Streptanthella longirostrislongbeak streptanthella
255Streptanthus campestrissouthern jewel-flower
256Thysanocarpus curvipesfringe-pod
257Thysanocarpus laciniatuslace-pod
258Tropidocarpum gracileslender tropidocarpum
 
BurseraceaeTorchwood Family
259Bursera microphyllaelephant tree
 
CactaceaeCactus Family
260Echinocactus polycephalus var. polycephalusbarrel cactus
261Echinocereus engelmanniiEngelmann's hedgehog cactus
262Ferocactus cylindraceusCalifornia barrel cactus
263Mammillaria dioicafish-hook cactus
264Mammillaria tetrancistracommon fish-hook cactus
265Opuntia basilaris var. basilarisbeavertail cactus
266Opuntia bigeloviiteddy-bear cholla
267Opuntia chloroticapancake prickly-pear
268Opuntia echinocarpasilver cholla
269Opuntia ganderigander's cholla
270Opuntia parryisnake cholla
271Opuntia phaeacanthadesert prickly-pear
272Opuntia ramosissimapencil cholla
273Opuntia wolfiiWolf's cholla
274Opuntia Xfosbergiipink teddy-bear cholla
 
CampanulaceaeBellflower Family
275Lobelia cardinalis var. pseudosplendenscardinal flower
276Nemacladus glanduliferus var. glanduliferusglandular nemacladus
277Nemacladus glanduliferus var. orientaliseastern glandular nemacladus
278Nemacladus longiflorus var. breviflorusthread plant
279Nemacladus longiflorus var. longiflorusthread plant
280Nemacladus ramosissimusNuttall's nemacladus
281Nemacladus rubescensdesert nemacladus
282Nemacladus sigmoideussmall-flowered nemacladus
 
CapparaceaeCaper Family
283Cleomella obtusifoliaMojave cleomella
284Isomeris arboreabladderpod
285Wislizenia refracta ssp. palmeriPalmer's jackass clover
 
CaprifoliaceaeHoneysuckle Family
286Lonicera subspicata var. denudatasouthern honeysuckle
287Sambucus mexicanablue elderberry
288Symphoricarpos molliscreeping snowberry
 
CaryophyllaceaePink Family
289Achyronychia cooperifrost mat
290Loeflingia squarrosa var. squarrosaspreading loeflingia
291Minuartia douglasiiDouglas' sandwort
292Silene antirrhinasnapdragon campion
293Silene gallica*windmill pink
294Silene laciniata ssp. majorsouthern Indian pink
295Spergularia platensis*La Plata sandspurry
 
ChenopodiaceaeGoosefoot Family
296Allenrolfea occidentalisiodine-bush
297Atriplex canescens ssp. canescensfour-wing saltbush
298Atriplex elegans var. fasciculatawheelscale
299Atriplex hymenelytradesert holly
300Atriplex polycarpacattle saltbush
301Chenopodium californicumCalifornia goosefoot
302Chenopodium murale*nettle-leaved goosefoot
303Monolepis nuttallianaNuttall's poverty weed
304Salsola tragus*Russian thistle
305Suaeda moquiniibush seepweed
 
CistaceaeRock-Rose Family
306Helianthemum scopariumrush-rose
 
CrassulaceaeStonecrop Family
307Crassula connatapygmy-weed
308Dudleya abramsii ssp. abramsiiAbrams' dudleya
309Dudleya pulverulenta ssp. arizonicaArizona chalk dudleya
310Dudleya pulverulenta ssp. pulverulentaCalifornia chalk lettuce
311Dudleya saxosa ssp. aloidesdesert dudleya
 
CrossosomataceaeCrossosoma Family
312Crossosoma bigeloviirock crossosoma
 
CucurbitaceaeGourd Family
313Cucurbita foetidissimastinking gourd
314Cucurbita palmatacoyote melon
315Marah macrocarpus var. macrocarpuswild-cucumber
 
CuscutaceaeDodder Family
316Cuscuta californica var. californicaCalifornia dodder
317Cuscuta californica var. papillosapapillate dodder
318Cuscuta denticulatadesert dodder
319Cuscuta indecora var. indecorabig-seed alfalfa dodder
320Cuscuta salina var. salinasaltmarsh dodder
321Cuscuta subinclusacanyon dodder
 
DatiscaceaeDatisca Family
322Datisca glomerataDurango root
 
EricaceaeHeath Family
323Arctostaphylos glandulosa ssp. adamsiiLaguna manzanita
324Arctostaphylos glaucabigberry manzanita
325Arctostaphylos pungensMexican manzanita
 
EuphorbiaceaeSpurge Family
326Acalypha californicaCalifornia acalypha
327Bernardia myricifoliawestern bernardia
328Chamaesyce albomarginatarattlesnake weed
329Chamaesyce arizonicaArizona spurge
330Chamaesyce maculata*spotted spurge
331Chamaesyce melanadeniared-gland spurge
332Chamaesyce micromeraSonoran spurge
333Chamaesyce pediculiferaCarrizo Mountain spurge
334Chamaesyce polycarpasmall-seeded spurge
335Chamaesyce serpyllifolia ssp. hirtulahairy thyme-leafed spurge
336Chamaesyce serpyllifolia ssp. serpyllifoliathyme-leafed spurge
337Chamaesyce setilobaYuma spurge
338Croton californicusCalifornia croton
339Ditaxis lanceolatanarrowleaf ditaxis
340Ditaxis serrataYuma ditaxis
341Euphorbia erianthabeetle spurge
342Euphorbia lathyris*gopher plant
343Stillingia linearifolialinear-leaved stillingia
344Stillingia spinulosaannual stillingia
345Tetracoccus dioicusParry's tetracoccus
 
FabaceaePea Family
346Acacia greggiicatclaw
347Amorpha fruticosawestern false-indigo
348Astragalus aridusannual desert milk-vetch
349Astragalus coccineusscarlet milk-vetch
350Astragalus crotalariaeSalton milk-vetch
351Astragalus didymocarpus var. didymocarpuswhite dwarf locoweed
352Astragalus didymocarpus var. dispermusdwarf white milk-vetch
353Astragalus didymocarpus var. obispoensisSan Luis Obispo milk-vetch
354Astragalus douglasii var. parishiiParish' Jacumba milk-vetch
355Astragalus douglasii var. perstrictusJacumba milk-vetch
356Astragalus insularis var. harwoodiiHarwood's milk-vetch
357Astragalus lentiginosus var. borreganusBorrego milk-vetch
358Astragalus magdalenae var. peirsoniiPeirson's milk-vetch
359Astragalus nuttallianus var. cedrosensisCedros milk-vetch
360Astragalus nuttallianus var. imperfectusturkey-peas
361Astragalus palmeriPalmer's milk-vetch
362Astragalus sabulonumgravel milk-vetch
363Caesalpinia virgatanarrow hoffmannseggia
364Calliandra eriophyllafairyduster
365Cercidium floridum ssp. floridumblue palo verde
366Cercis occidentaliswestern redbud
367Dalea mollissilky dalea
368Dalea mollissimadowny dalea
369Glycyrrhiza lepidotawild licorice
370Hoffmannseggia glaucahog potato
371Hoita macrostachyaleather root
372Lathyrus splendenspride-of-California
373Lathyrus vestitus var. alefeldiiSan Diego pea
374Lotus argophyllus var. argophyllussouthern California silver-lotus
375Lotus hamatusSan Diego birdsfoot lotus
376Lotus haydoniipygmy lotus
377Lotus heermannii var. heermanniisilky lotus
378Lotus humistratusshort-podded lotus
379Lotus oblongifolius var. oblongifoliusstreambank lotus
380Lotus purshianus var. purshianusSpanish clover
381Lotus rigidusdesert lotus
382Lotus salsuginosus var. brevivexillusshort-bannered coastal lotus
383Lotus salsuginosus var. salsuginosuscoastal lotus
384Lotus scoparius var. brevialatusshort-winged deerweed
385Lotus scoparius var. scopariusdeerweed
386Lotus strigosusstrigose lotus
387Lotus wrangelianusCalifornia lotus
388Lupinus albifrons var. albifronssilver bush lupine
389Lupinus arizonicusArizona lupine
390Lupinus bicolordwarf lupine
391Lupinus concinnusbajada lupine
392Lupinus excubitus var. mediusMountain Springs bush lupine
393Lupinus formosus var. formosuswestern lupine
394Lupinus hirsutissimusstinging lupine
395Lupinus latifolius var. parishiiParish's lupine
396Lupinus microcarpus var. microcarpuschick lupine
397Lupinus shockleyidesert lupine
398Lupinus sparsiflorusCoulter's lupine
399Marina parryiParry's marina
400Medicago lupulina*black medick
401Melilotus albus*white sweetclover
402Melilotus indicus*sourclover
403Melilotus officinalis*yellow sweetclover
404Olneya tesotaironwood
405Prosopis glandulosa var. torreyanahoney mesquite
406Prosopis pubescensscrew-bean mesquite
407Psorothamnus emoryiEmory's indigo-bush
408Psorothamnus schottiiindigo bush
409Psorothamnus spinosussmoke tree
410Senna armataspiny senna
411Senna covesiiCoves's cassia
412Trifolium albopurpureumIndian clover
413Trifolium gracilentum var. gracilentumpin-point clover
414Trifolium variegatumvariegated clover
415Trifolium willdenoviitomcat clover
416Vicia ludoviciana var. ludovicianaslim vetch
 
FagaceaeOak Family
417Quercus agrifolia var. oxyadeniasouthern coast live oak
418Quercus chrysolepiscanyon live oak
419Quercus cornelius-mulleridesert scrub oak
420Quercus engelmanniiEngelmann oak
421Quercus palmeriPalmer's oak
422Quercus wislizeni var. frutescensinterior live oak
 
FouquieriaceaeOcotilla Family
423Fouquieria splendens ssp. splendensocotillo
 
GarryaceaeSilk-Tassel Family
424Garrya flavescensashy silk tassel
425Garrya veatchiicanyon silktassel
 
GentianaceaeGentian Family
426Centaurium exaltatumdesert centaury
427Eustoma exaltatumcatchfly prairie-gentian
428Swertia parryiParry's green-gentian
 
GeraniaceaeGeranium Family
429Erodium cicutarium*redstem filaree
430Erodium texanumTexas filaree
 
GrossulariaceaeGooseberry Family
431Ribes indecorumwhite-flowering currant
432Ribes quercetorumoak gooseberry
 
HydrophyllaceaePhacelia Family
433Emmenanthe penduliflorawhispering bells
434Eriodictyon trichocalyx var. lanatumsmoothleaf yerba santa
435Eucrypta chrysanthemifolia var. bipinnatifidaeucrypta
436Eucrypta chrysanthemifolia var. chrysanthemifoliaeucrypta
437Eucrypta micranthadesert eucrypta
438Nama demissum var. demissumpurple mat
439Nama hispidum var. spathulatumhispid nama
440Nemophila menziesii var. integrifoliababy blue eyes
441Nemophila menziesii var. menziesiibaby blue eyes
442Phacelia affinislimestone phacelia
443Phacelia brachylobashort-lobed phacelia
444Phacelia campanularia ssp. campanulariadesert-bells
445Phacelia cicutaria var. hispidacaterpillar phacelia
446Phacelia crenulata var. ambiguaheliotrope phacelia
447Phacelia crenulata var. minutifloralittle-flowered heliotrope phacelia
448Phacelia cryptanthalimestone phacelia
449Phacelia curvipescurve-stem phacelia
450Phacelia distanscommon phacelia
451Phacelia ivesianaIves' phacelia
452Phacelia minorwild canterbury bells
453Phacelia minor X P. parryismall-flowered wild canterbury bells
454Phacelia neglectaalkali phacelia
455Phacelia parryiParry's phacelia
456Phacelia pedicellatapedicellate phacelia
457Phacelia ramosissima var. latifoliabranching phacelia
458Phacelia umbrosaColorado Desert phacelia
459Pholistoma membranaceumwhite fiesta flower
460Turricula parryipoodle-dog bush
 
HypericaceaeSt. John's Wort Family
461Hypericum formosum var. scouleriScouler's St. Johnswort
 
KrameriaceaeRhatany Familiy
462Krameria erectaPima rhatany
463Krameria grayiwhite rhatany
 
LamiaceaeMint Family
464Hyptis emoryidesert lavender
465Marrubium vulgare*horehound
466Monardella linoides ssp. linoidesnarrowleaf monardella
467Monardella nana ssp. leptosiphonSan Felipe monardella
468Monardella nana ssp. nanalittle monardella
469Monardella nana ssp. tenuiflorashort-flowered monardella
470Salazaria mexicanaMexican bladder sage
471Salvia apianawhite sage
472Salvia carduaceathistle sage
473Salvia columbariaechia
474Salvia eremostachyadesert sage
475Salvia pachyphyllarose sage
476Salvia vaseyiVasey's sage
477Satureja chandleriSan Miguel savory
478Stachys ajugoides var. rigidarigid hedge-nettle
479Trichostema parishiiParish's bluecurls
 
LauraceaeLaurel Family
480Umbellularia californicaCalifornia bay
 
LennoaceaeSand Food Family
481Pholisma arenariumsand plant
 
LoasaceaeStick-Leaf Family
482Eucnide rupestrisrock nettle
483Mentzelia affinisyellow blazing star
484Mentzelia albicauliswhite-stemmed blazing star
485Mentzelia desertorumdesert blazing star
486Mentzelia hirsutissimahairy stickleaf
487Mentzelia involucratabracted blazing star
488Mentzelia obscuraPacific blazing star
489Mentzelia veatchianaVeatch's blazing star
490Petalonyx linearisnarrow-leaf sandpaper-plant
491Petalonyx thurberi ssp. thurberiThurber's sandpaper-plant
 
MalvaceaeMallow Family
492Abutilon palmeriPalmer's abutilon
493Eremalche exiliswhite mallow
494Eremalche rotundifoliadesert five-spot
495Herissantia crispacurly herissantia
496Hibiscus denudatusrock hibiscus
497Horsfordia newberryiNewberry's velvet mallow
498Malacothamnus densiflorusyellow-stem bush mallow
499Sphaeralcea ambigua var. ambiguaapricot mallow
500Sphaeralcea ambigua var. rosacearosy apricot mallow
501Sphaeralcea angustifoliacopper globemallow
 
MartyniaceaeUnicorn-Plant Family
502Proboscidea althaeifoliadesert unicorn-plant
 
MolluginaceaeCarpet-Weed Family
503Mollugo cerviana*carpet-weed
504Mollugo verticillata*green carpetweed
 
NyctaginaceaeFour-O'Clock Family
505Abronia villosa var. villosahairy sand-verbena
506Allionia incarnatatrailing four o'clock
507Boerhavia coccineascarlet spiderling
508Boerhavia coulteriCoulter's spiderling
509Boerhavia intermediafivewing spiderling
510Boerhavia wrightiiWright's spiderling
511Mirabilis bigelovii var. bigeloviiBigelow's desert four-o'clock
512Mirabilis bigelovii var. retrorsawishbone plant
513Mirabilis californicaCalifornia four o'clock
514Mirabilis multiflora var. pubescensgiant four o'clock
515Mirabilis tenuilobaslender-lobed four o'clock
 
OleaceaeOlive Family
516Fraxinus velutinavelvet ash
517Menodora scopariabroom twinberry
 
OnagraceaeEvening Primrose Family
518Camissonia boothii ssp. condensataBooth's desert primrose
519Camissonia californicaCalifornia suncup
520Camissonia cardiophylla ssp. cardiophyllaheartleaf sun-cup
521Camissonia chamaenerioideslong-fruit suncup
522Camissonia claviformis ssp. aurantiacabrown-eyed primrose
523Camissonia claviformis ssp. peirsoniibrown-eyed primrose
524Camissonia hirtellafield sun-cup
525Camissonia ignotaJurupa Hills sun-cups
526Camissonia micranthasmall-flowered evening-primrose
527Camissonia pallida ssp. halliiHall's sun-cup
528Camissonia pallida ssp. pallidapale sun-cup
529Camissonia refractanarrow-leaf sun-cup
530Camissonia strigulosastrigose sun-cup
531Clarkia epilobioidescanyon clarkia
532Clarkia purpurea ssp. quadrivulnerapurple clarkia
533Clarkia rhomboideadiamond-petaled clarkia
534Epilobium canum ssp. canumCalifornia fuchsia
535Epilobium canum ssp. latifoliummountain California-fuchsia
536Oenothera californica ssp. californicaCalifornia evening-primrose
537Oenothera deltoides ssp. deltoidesdune primrose
 
OrobanchaceaeBroom-Rape Family
538Orobanche bulbosachaparral broomrape
539Orobanche californica ssp. feudgeiCalifornia broomrape
540Orobanche cooperiCooper's broom-rape
 
PaeoniaceaePeony Family
541Paeonia californicaCalifornia peony
 
PapaveraceaePoppy Family
542Argemone munitaprickly poppy
543Dendromecon rigidabush poppy
544Dicentra chrysanthagolden ear drops
545Eschscholzia californicaCalifornia poppy
546Eschscholzia minutiflorasmall-flowered poppy
547Eschscholzia parishiiParish's poppy
548Platystemon californicuscream cups
 
PlantaginaceaePlantain Family
549Plantago erectaCalifornia plantain
550Plantago lanceolata*English plantain
551Plantago major*common plantain
552Plantago ovatadesert plantain
553Plantago patagonicaPatagonia plantain
 
PlatanaceaeSycamore Family
554Platanus racemosawestern sycamore
 
PolemoniaceaePhlox Family
555Eriastrum densifolium ssp. austromontanumsouthern mountain woolly-star
556Eriastrum densifolium ssp. elongatumgiant woolly-star
557Eriastrum diffusumminiature woolly-star
558Eriastrum eremicum ssp. eremicumdesert woolly-star
559Eriastrum sapphirinumsapphire woolly-star
560Gilia angelensisangel's gilia
561Gilia australissouthern gilia
562Gilia capitata ssp. abrotanifoliaglobe gilia
563Gilia caruifoliacaraway-leaved gilia
564Gilia diegensiscoastal gilia
565Gilia filiformisyellow gilia
566Gilia latifoliabroad-leaf gilia
567Gilia micromeriadainty gilia
568Gilia stellatastar gilia
569Ipomopsis tenuifoliaslender-leaved ipomopsis
570Langloisia setosissima ssp. setosissimabristly langloisia
571Leptodactylon pungensgranite prickly phlox
572Linanthus aureus ssp. aureusgolden linanthus
573Linanthus aureus ssp. decorusgolden linanthus
574Linanthus bellusdesert beauty
575Linanthus bigeloviiBigelow's linanthus
576Linanthus ciliatuswhisker-brush
577Linanthus dianthiflorusground pink
578Linanthus dichotomusevening-snow
579Linanthus floribundus ssp. glabersummer snow
580Linanthus jonesiiJones' linanthus
581Linanthus lemmoniiLemmon's linanthus
582Linanthus parvifloruscommon linanthus
583Linanthus pygmaeus ssp. continentalispygmy linanthus
584Loeseliastrum matthewsiidesert calico
585Loeseliastrum schottiiSchott's calico
586Phlox gracilisannual phlox
 
PolygonaceaeBuckwheat Family
587Centrostegia thurberiThurber's spineflower
588Chorizanthe brevicornu var. brevicornubrittle spineflower
589Chorizanthe corrugatawrinkled spineflower
590Chorizanthe fimbriata var. laciniatalace-fringed spineflower
591Chorizanthe leptothecaPeninsular spineflower
592Chorizanthe rigidadevil's spineflower
593Chorizanthe staticoidesTurkish rugging
594Eriogonum angulosumangled-stem buckwheat
595Eriogonum davidsoniiDavidson's buckwheat
596Eriogonum deflexum var. deflexumflat-topped buckwheat
597Eriogonum deflexum var. rectumflat-topped buckwheat
598Eriogonum deserticolaColorado Desert buckwheat
599Eriogonum elongatum var. elongatumlong-stemmed buckwheat
600Eriogonum fasciculatum var. foliolosumCalifornia buckwheat
601Eriogonum fasciculatum var. polifoliumCalifornia buckwheat
602Eriogonum gracile var. gracileslender buckwheat
603Eriogonum inflatumdesert trumpet
604Eriogonum maculatumspotted buckwheat
605Eriogonum ordiiFort Mojave buckwheat
606Eriogonum parishiiParish's buckwheat
607Eriogonum plumatellayucca buckwheat
608Eriogonum reniformekidney-leaf buckwheat
609Eriogonum roseumwand buckwheat
610Eriogonum thomasiiThomas' buckwheat
611Eriogonum thurberiThurber's buckwheat
612Eriogonum trichopes var. trichopeslittle desert buckwheat
613Eriogonum wrightii var. membranaceumWright's buckwheat
614Eriogonum wrightii var. nodosumWright's buckwheat
615Lastarriaea coriacealeather spineflower
616Nemacaulis denudata var. gracilisslender woolly-heads
617Oxytheca trilobatathree-lobed oxytheca
618Polygonum arenastrum*knotweed
619Pterostegia drymarioidesthreadstem
620Rumex crispus*curly dock
 
PortulacaceaePurslane Family
621Calandrinia ambiguadesert red maids
622Calandrinia ciliatared maids
623Calyptridium monandrumsand cress
624Claytonia exigua ssp. exigualittle spring beauty
625Claytonia perfoliata et alminer's lettuce
626Portulaca oleracea*common purslane
 
PrimulaceaePrimrose Family
627Androsace elongata ssp. acutaCalifornia androsace
 
RafflesiaceaeRafflesia Family
628Pilostyles thurberiThurber's pilostyles
 
RanunculaceaeButtercup Family
629Anemone tuberosatuber anemone
630Clematis lasianthavirgin's bower
631Clematis paucifloravirgin's bower
632Delphinium cardinalescarlet larkspur
633Delphinium parishii ssp. subglobosumintermediate larkspur
634Delphinium parryi ssp. parryiblue larkspur
635Ranunculus cymbalaria var. saximontanusRocky Mountain buttercup
636Thalictrum fendleri var. polycarpummeadow-rue
 
ResedaceaeMignonette Family
637Oligomeris linifolianarrowleaf oligomeris
 
RhamnaceaeBuckthorn Family
638Ceanothus cuneatus var. cuneatusbuck brush
639Ceanothus greggii var. perplexanscupped-leaf ceanothus
640Ceanothus leucodermischaparral whitethorn
641Ceanothus oliganthus var. oliganthushairy ceanothus
642Ceanothus tomentosus var. olivaceusRamona-lilac
643Rhamnus ilicifoliahollyleaf redberry
644Rhamnus tomentella ssp. tomentellahoary coffeeberry
645Ziziphus parryi var. parryilotebush
 
RosaceaeRose Family
646Adenostoma fasciculatumchamise
647Adenostoma sparsifoliumred shanks
648Cercocarpus betuloides var. betuloidesbirch-leaf mountain-mahogany
649Coleogyne ramosissimablack brush
650Heteromeles arbutifoliatoyon
651Ivesia saxosarock ivesia
652Prunus fasciculata var. fasciculatadesert almond
653Prunus fremontiidesert apricot
654Prunus ilicifolia ssp. ilicifoliahollyleaf cherry
655Purshia tridentata var. glandulosadesert bitterbrush
656Rosa californicaCalifornia wild rose
657Rubus ursinusCalifornia blackberry
 
RubiaceaeBedstraw Family
658Galium andrewsii ssp. andrewsiiphlox-leaved bedstraw
659Galium angustifolium ssp. angustifoliumnarrowleaf bedstraw
660Galium angustifolium ssp. borregoenseBorrego bedstraw
661Galium aparinecommon bedstraw
662Galium stellatum var. eremicumstar-flowered bedstraw
 
RutaceaeRue Family
663Thamnosma montanaturpentine broom
 
SalicaceaeWillow Family
664Populus fremontii ssp. fremontiiFremont cottonwood
665Salix exiguanarrowleaf willow
666Salix laevigatared willow
667Salix lasiolepisarroyo willow
 
SaururaceaeLizard-Tail Family
668Anemopsis californicayerba mansa
 
SaxifragaceaeSaxifrage Family
669Heuchera brevistamineaMt. Laguna alumroot
 
ScrophulariaceaeSnapdragon Family
670Antirrhinum coulterianumCoulter's snapdragon
671Antirrhinum filipesdesert twining snapdragon
672Antirrhinum nuttallianum ssp. nuttallianumpurple snapdragon
673Castilleja affinis ssp. affiniscoast Indian paintbrush
674Castilleja exserta ssp. exsertapurple owl's-clover
675Castilleja foliolosawoolly Indian paintbrush
676Castilleja minor ssp. spiralislesser paintbrush
677Castilleja subinclusa ssp. subinclusalong-leaf paintbrush
678Collinsia concolorsouthern Chinese houses
679Keckiella antirrhinoides var. microphyllalittle-leaved chaparral beard-tongue
680Keckiella ternata var. ternatawhorledleaf penstemon
681Mimulus ariduslow bush monkeyflower
682Mimulus aurantiacusbush monkeyflower
683Mimulus bigelovii var. bigeloviiBigelow's monkeyflower
684Mimulus brevipeswide-throated yellow monkeyflower
685Mimulus cardinalisscarlet monkeyflower
686Mimulus fremontiiFremont's monkeyflower
687Mimulus guttatuscommon monkeyflower
688Mimulus palmeriPalomar monkeyflower
689Mimulus parishiiParish's monkeyflower
690Mimulus pilosusfalse monkeyflower
691Mimulus rubelluslittle redstem monkeyflower
692Mohavea confertifloraghost flower
693Penstemon centranthifoliusscarlet bugler
694Penstemon clevelandii var. clevelandiiCleveland's beardtongue
695Penstemon clevelandii var. connatusSan Jacinto beardtongue
696Penstemon spectabilis var. spectabilisshowy penstemon
697Penstemon thurberiThurber's beardtongue
698Penstemon Xparishii (P. centranthifolius X P. spectabilis var. spectabilis)Parish's penstemon
699Scrophularia californica ssp. floribundaCalifornia bee plant
 
SimmondsiaceaeJojoba Family
700Simmondsia chinensisjojoba
 
SolanaceaeNightshade Family
701Datura discolordesert thornapple
702Datura wrightiisacred datura
703Lycium andersoniiAnderson's desert-thorn
704Lycium brevipes var. brevipesdesert-thorn
705Lycium cooperiCooper's box-thorn
706Lycium fremontiiFremont box-thorn
707Lycium parishiiParish's desert-thorn
708Nicotiana attenuatacoyote tobacco
709Nicotiana clevelandiiCleveland's tobacco
710Nicotiana obtusifoliadesert tobacco
711Physalis acutifoliasharp-leaf ground cherry
712Physalis crassifoliathick-leaved ground cherry
713Physalis hederifolia var. fendleriFendler's ivy-leaf tomatillo
714Physalis philadelphica*tomatillo
715Solanum americanumsmall-flowered nightshade
716Solanum douglasiiwhite nightshade
717Solanum elaeagnifolium*horse-nettle
718Solanum nigrum*black nightshade
719Solanum parishiiParish's purple nightshade
720Solanum xantipurple nightshade
 
SterculiaceaeCacao Family
721Ayenia compactaayenia
 
TamaricaceaeTamarisk Family
722Tamarix aphylla*athel
723Tamarix chinensis*Chinese tamarisk
724Tamarix gallica*French tamarisk
 
UrticaceaeNettle Family
725Parietaria hespera var. hesperapellitory
726Urtica dioica ssp. holosericeastinging nettle
 
ViscaceaeMistletoe Family
727Phoradendron californicumdesert mistletoe
728Phoradendron densumdense mistletoe
729Phoradendron macrophyllumbig leaf mistletoe
730Phoradendron villosumoak mistletoe
 
VitaceaeGrape Family
731Vitis girdianawild grape
 
ZygophyllaceaeEel-Grass Family
732Fagonia laevisCalifornia fagonia
733Fagonia pachyacanthasticky fagonia
734Larrea tridentatacreosote bush
735Tribulus terrestris*puncture-vine
 

Monocots

ArecaceaePalm Family
736Washingtonia filiferaCalifornia fan palm
 
CyperaceaeSedge Family
737Carex praegracilisclustered field sedge
738Cyperus laevigatussmooth flatsedge
739Eleocharis geniculatabent spikerush
740Eleocharis macrostachyacommon spikerush
741Eleocharis montevidensissand spikerush
742Eleocharis parishiiParish's spikerush
743Eleocharis rostellatabeaked spikerush
744Scirpus acutus var. occidentaliscommon tule
745Scirpus americanusAmerican tule
746Scirpus microcarpuspanicled bulrush
 
JuncaceaeRush Family
747Juncus acutus ssp. leopoldiispiny rush
748Juncus balticuswire rush
749Juncus bufonius var. bufoniustoad rush
750Juncus dubiusMariposa rush
751Juncus effusus var. pacificusPacific rush
752Juncus mexicanusMexican rush
753Juncus xiphioidesiris-leaved rush
 
LemnaceaeDuckweed Family
754Lemna aequinoctialisduckweed
755Lemna minutaduckweed
756Lemna valdivianavaldivia duckweed
 
LiliaceaeLily Family
757Agave desertidesert agave
758Allium fimbriatum var. fimbriatumfringed onion
759Allium haematochitonred-skinned onion
760Allium lacunosum var. davisiaeDavis' pitted onion
761Calochortus concolorgolden-bowl mariposa
762Calochortus splendenssplendid mariposa lily
763Calochortus weedii var. weediiyellow mariposa lily
764Chlorogalum parviflorumsmall-flowered soap plant
765Dichelostemma capitatum ssp. capitatumblue dicks
766Dichelostemma capitatum ssp. pauciflorumfew-flowered blue dicks
767Hesperocallis undulatadesert lily
768Lilium humboldtii ssp. ocellatumocellated Humboldt lily
769Muilla maritimamuilla
770Nolina bigeloviiBigelow's nolina
771Nolina parryiParry's nolina
772Yucca schidigeraMohave yucca
773Yucca whippleichaparral yucca
 
OrchidaceaeOrchid Family
774Epipactis giganteastream orchid
775Piperia unalascensisAlaska rein orchid
 
PoaceaeGrass Family
776Achnatherum coronatumgiant needlegrass
777Achnatherum hymenoidesIndian ricegrass
778Achnatherum parishiiParish's needlegrass
779Achnatherum speciosumdesert needlegrass
780Agrostis viridis*green bentgrass
781Aristida adscensionissix-weeks three-awn
782Aristida californica var. californicaCalifornia three-awn
783Aristida purpureapurple three-awn
784Aristida purpurea var. nealleyiNealley three-awn
785Aristida purpurea var. parishiiParish three-awn
786Bothriochloa barbinodiscane bluestem
787Bouteloua aristidoides var. aristidoidesneedle grama
788Bouteloua barbata var. barbatasix-weeks grama
789Bromus arenarius*Australian brome
790Bromus carinatus var. carinatusCalifornia brome
791Bromus diandrus*ripgut brome
792Bromus hordeaceus*soft chess
793Bromus madritensis ssp. rubens*red brome
794Bromus orcuttianusOrcutt's brome
795Bromus trinii*Chilean chess
796Cynodon dactylon*Bermuda grass
797Digitaria sanguinalis*crabgrass
798Distichlis spicatasaltgrass
799Elymus elymoidessquirreltail
800Elymus glaucus ssp. glaucusblue wildrye
801Eragrostis cilianensis*stinkgrass
802Eragrostis mexicana ssp. mexicanaNew Mexico lovegrass
803Erioneuron pulchellumfluff grass
804Hordeum murinum ssp. leporinum*foxtail barley
805Hordeum vulgare var. trifurcatum*cultivated barley
806Leymus condensatusgiant wild-rye
807Melica frutescenstall melica
808Melica imperfectacoast-range melic
809Muhlenbergia microspermalittleseed muhly
810Muhlenbergia porteriPorter's muhly
811Muhlenbergia rigensdeergrass
812Nassella cernuanodding needlegrass
813Nassella pulchrapurple needlegrass
814Pennisetum setaceum*fountain grass
815Phalaris minor*little-seed canarygrass
816Phragmites australiscommon reed
817Pleuraphis rigidabig galleta
818Poa bigeloviiBigelow's blue grass
819Poa pratensis ssp. pratensis*Kentucky blue grass
820Poa secunda ssp. secundaone-sided bluegrass
821Polypogon monspeliensis*rabbits-foot grass
822Schismus barbatus*Mediterranean schismus
823Secale cereale*rye
824Setaria viridis*green foxtail
825Sporobolus airoidesalkali sacaton
826Sporobolus cryptandrussand dropseed
827Sporobolus flexuosusmesa dropseed
828Vulpia bromoides*brome fescue
829Vulpia microstachys var. confusaconfusing fescue
830Vulpia microstachys var. paucifloraPacific fescue
831Vulpia myuros var. hirsuta*hairy rattail fescue
832Vulpia myuros var. myuros*rattail fescue
833Vulpia octoflora var. hirtellahairy six-weeks fescue
834Vulpia octoflora var. octoflorasix-weeks fescue
 
ZannichelliaceaeHorned-Pondweed Family
835Zannichellia palustrishorned pondweed
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