Flora of Mescal Bajada Area, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

#FamScientific Name(*)Common Name#V#Pls
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Lycophytes
1SelSelaginella eremophiladesert spike-moss19921999950
Ferns
2PteCheilanthes covilleibeady lipfern2 2623
3PteCheilanthes parryiwoolly lipfern91555209999
4PteCheilanthes viscidasticky lipfern  99 113
5PteNotholaena californica ssp. californicaCalifornia cloak fern  811520
6PtePellaea mucronata var. mucronatabird's-foot fern1 3122
Gymnosperms
7CupJuniperus californicaCalifornia juniper2 61409950
8EphEphedra asperaMormon tea4299509999
9EphEphedra californicadesert tea4152   
Eudicots
10AcaCarlowrightia arizonicaArizona carlowrightia  32   
11AcaJusticia californicachuparosa9999999 1
12AmaAmaranthus fimbriatusfringed amaranth15050509999
13AnaRhus aromaticabasketbush1     
14ApiApiastrum angustifoliumwild celery  2   
15ApoAsclepias albicanswhite-stemmed milkweed    2 
16ApoAsclepias subulatarush milkweed     4
17ApoFunastrum cynanchoides var. hartwegiiclimbing milkweed  2599 
18ApoFunastrum hirtellumrambling milkweed   3010 
19ApoMatelea parvifoliaspearleaf1 2   
20AstAcamptopappus sphaerocephalus var. sphaerocephalusgoldenhead  1  10
21AstAdenophyllum porophylloidesSan Felipe dogweed3590102520
22AstAmbrosia dumosaburroweed29953207599
23AstAmbrosia salsola var. salsolacheesebush45099504099
24AstArtemisia ludoviciana ssp. albulawhite mugwort1     
25AstArtemisia ludoviciana ssp. incomptamountain mugwort  40537
26AstArtemisia ludoviciana ssp. ludovicianasilver wormwood1     
27AstBaccharis brachyphyllashort-leaved baccharis1 11 4018
28AstBaccharis sergiloidesdesert baccharis   921 
29AstBahiopsis parishiiParish's goldeneye649952540
30AstBebbia juncea var. asperasweetbush32599995050
31AstBrickellia atractyloides var. argutaCalifornia spear-leaved brickellia  8  5
32AstBrickellia desertorumdesert brickellia1 2025201
33AstBrickellia frutescensshrubby brickellia1 132155
34AstChaenactis carphoclinia var. carphocliniapebble pincushion  99  1
35AstChaenactis fremontiiFremont pincushion7 9925993
36AstEncelia actoniActon encelia1    6
37AstEncelia farinosabrittlebush29999999999
38AstEricameria brachylepisboundary goldenbush  4116 
39AstEricameria paniculatablackbanded rabbitbrush2  5020 
40AstEriophyllum wallaceiWallace's woolly daisy3 20   
41AstGutierrezia sarothraematchweed1 35759955
42AstIsocoma acradenia var. acradeniaalkali goldenbush   40  
43AstLasthenia gracilisgoldfields2 20   
44AstLogfia filaginoidesCalifornia filago1 4  1
45AstMalacothrix glabratadesert dandelion3 2   
46AstMonoptilon bellioidesdesert star2 6   
47AstPalafoxia arida var. aridaSpanish needle 1    
48AstPectis papposa var. papposachinch-weed  511599
49AstPerityle emoryiEmory's rock-daisy4 99999999
50AstPleurocoronis plurisetaarrow-leaf  3599991
51AstPorophyllum gracileodora4 352510
52AstRafinesquia neomexicanadesert chicory3 15   
53AstSenecio californicusCalifornia groundsel2 99   
54AstSenecio mohavensisMojave ragwort     1
55AstStephanomeria exigua ssp. exiguaslender wreathplant  20  7
56AstStephanomeria pauciflorawire-lettuce12570999960
57AstTrichoptilium incisumyellow-head1 29  1
58AstTrixis californica var. californicaCalifornia trixis8490302550
59AstUropappus lindleyisilver puffs  1   
60BigChilopsis linearis ssp. arcuatadesert-willow  40401550
61BorAmsinckia intermediacommon fiddleneck3 99   
62BorAmsinckia tessellata var. tessellatabristly fiddleneck3 1  20
63BorCryptantha barbigera var. barbigerabearded cryptantha4 555105
64BorCryptantha decipiensgravel cryptantha1 22  
65BorCryptantha maritimaGuadalupe cryptantha 1099510 
66BorCryptantha micranthared-root cryptantha23   1
67BorCryptantha pterocaryawing-nut cryptantha  2   
68BorCryptantha racemosabushy cryptantha  11  
69BorCryptantha utahensisscented cryptantha1  1  
70BorEmmenanthe penduliflora var. penduliflorawhispering bells6 30 51
71BorEucrypta chrysanthemifolia var. bipinnatifidaeucrypta1 7   
72BorEucrypta micranthadesert eucrypta1     
73BorNama demissa var. demissapurple mat5 20  1
74BorPectocarya peninsularisBaja pectocarya1     
75BorPectocarya recurvatacurvenut combseed5 40 99 
76BorPhacelia crenulata var. minutifloralittle-flowered heliotrope phacelia1~501   
77BorPhacelia distanscommon phacelia10 9975998
78BorPhacelia pedicellatapedicellate phacelia1 71054
79BorPholisma arenariumsand plant 1099   
80BorPholistoma membranaceumwhite fiesta flower5 99   
81BorTiquilia canescens var. canescensgray coldenia3 17   
82BraBoechera perennansperennial rock-cress  9  5
83BraBrassica tournefortii*Sahara mustard 323  99
84BraCaulanthus cooperiCooper's jewel-flower2 2   
85BraCaulanthus lasiophyllusCalifornia mustard3 60510 
86BraDescurainia pinnatawestern tansy-mustard210  15
87BraDithyrea californicaspectacle-pod1     
88BraDraba cuneifoliawedge-leaved draba   1  
89BraLepidium lasiocarpum ssp. lasiocarpumhairy-podded pepper-grass 205541010
90BraLyrocarpa coulteriCoulter's lyrepod6125104020
91BraSisymbrium orientale*Oriental mustard  54  
92BraThysanocarpus curvipesfringe-pod1 3   
93BraTropidocarpum gracileslender tropidocarpum1     
94CacCylindropuntia bigeloviiteddy-bear cholla19999999999
95CacCylindropuntia californica var. parkericane cholla1     
96CacCylindropuntia ganderiGander's cholla19999999999
97CacCylindropuntia ramosissimapencil cholla 5    
98CacEchinocereus engelmanniiEngelmann's hedgehog cactus3259950755
99CacFerocactus cylindraceusCalifornia barrel cactus299996030 
100CacMammillaria dioicaCalifornia fish-hook cactus59999103020
101CacMammillaria tetrancistradesert fish-hook cactus 15  2
102CacOpuntia basilaris var. basilarisbeavertail cactus2770201030
103CacOpuntia chloroticapancake prickly-pear  5   
104CamNemacladus glanduliferusglandular nemacladus  52 11
105CamNemacladus rubescensdesert nemacladus  2   
106CarAchyronychia cooperifrost mat    1 
107CheAtriplex canescens var. canescens (s.l.)four-wing saltbush  13  
108CheAtriplex polycarpacattle saltbush 80    
109CheSalsola tragus*Russian thistle1     
110ClePeritoma arboreabladderpod1  5  
111ConCuscuta californica var. papillosapapillate dodder1  30 5
112CraDudleya arizonicaArizona chalk dudleya    220
113CraDudleya saxosa ssp. aloidesdesert dudleya14523030 
114CucCucurbita palmatacoyote melon2 1  1
115EupBernardia incanawestern bernardia  23 128
116EupChamaesyce melanadeniared-gland spurge1 74253010
117EupChamaesyce micromeraSonoran spurge 256 11
118EupChamaesyce polycarpasmall-seeded spurge59999 299
119EupChamaesyce setilobastarfish (Yuma) spurge2207993099
120EupCroton californicusCalifornia croton2    1
121EupDitaxis lanceolatanarrowleaf ditaxis620605520
122EupDitaxis neomexicanaNew Mexico ditaxis41530   
123EupEuphorbia erianthabeetle spurge129925505
124EupStillingia linearifolialinear-leaved stillingia4 991720
125FabAcmispon argophyllus var. argophyllussouthern California silver-lotus  5 1 
126FabAcmispon glaber var. brevialatusshort-winged deerweed5 23 2 
127FabAcmispon haydoniipygmy lotus1  133012
128FabAcmispon maritimus var. brevivexillusshort-bannered coastal lotus1 19202 
129FabAcmispon rigidusdesert lotus5270304030
130FabAcmispon strigosusstrigose lotus41599995
131FabAstragalus nuttallianus var. cedrosensisCedros milk-vetch2  2  
132FabAstragalus pachypus var. pachypusthick-pod milk-vetch2  1  
133FabAstragalus palmeriPalmer's milk-vetch3 20103510
134FabDalea mollissimadowny dalea114    
135FabLupinus concinnusbajada lupine 225741
136FabLupinus excubitus var. mediusMountain Springs bush lupine     1
137FabLupinus sparsiflorusCoulter's lupine3 3 1 
138FabMarina parryiParry's marina81099302030
139FabOlneya tesotaironwood 3018 50 
140FabProsopis glandulosa var. torreyanahoney mesquite1 119975 
141FabPsorothamnus emoryiEmory's indigo-bush3     
142FabPsorothamnus schottiiindigo bush450155250
143FabPsorothamnus spinosussmoke tree220    
144FabSenegalia greggiicatclaw 4099509999
145FabSenna armataspiny senna360   99
146FabSenna covesiidesert senna1 99   
147FouFouquieria splendens ssp. splendensocotillo19999999999
148GerErodium cicutarium*redstem filaree3199307540
149GerErodium texanumTexas filaree  30   
150KraKrameria bicolorwhite rhatany 4052 1070
151KraKrameria erectaPima rhatany26471313
152LamHyptis emoryidesert-lavender82099999999
153LamSalvia apianawhite sage3 4525155
154LamSalvia columbariaechia6599 299
155LamSalvia vaseyiVasey's sage2 1  1
156LoaMentzelia involucratabracted blazing star1 10   
157LoaPetalonyx linearisnarrow-leaf sandpaper-plant1     
158LoaPetalonyx thurberi ssp. thurberiThurber's sandpaper-plant3    20
159MalAyenia compactaayenia3 6153015
160MalHibiscus denudatusrock hibiscus 30  25
161MalSphaeralcea ambiguaapricot mallow1    12
162MalSphaeralcea ambigua var. ambiguaapricot mallow2 60   
163MolMollugo cerviana*carpet-weed2 99  99
164MonCalyptridium monandrumsand cress1 10   
165NycAllionia incarnatatrailing four o'clock 30 10 25
166NycAllionia incarnata var. incarnatasmall-flowered trailing four o'clock    30 
167NycAllionia incarnata var. villosalarge-flowered trailing four o'clock4     
168NycBoerhavia coccineascarlet spiderling     15
169NycBoerhavia triquetra var. intermediafivewing spiderling25 29999
170NycMirabilis laevis var. crassifoliaCalifornia four o'clock2     
171NycMirabilis laevis var. retrorsaBigelow's desert four-o'clock3271201020
172OnaCamissoniopsis pallida ssp. pallidapale suncup1 3  1
173OnaChylismia cardiophylla ssp. cardiophyllaheartleaf suncup2 10   
174OnaChylismia claviformis ssp. peirsoniibrown-eyed primrose45099302099
175OnaEpilobium canum ssp. latifoliummountain California-fuchsia1  2515 
176OnaEulobus californicusCalifornia suncup39999104015
177OroCastilleja foliolosawoolly Indian paintbrush   111 
178PapEschscholzia minutiflora ssp. minutiflorasmall-flowered poppy5 60  10
179PapEschscholzia parishiiParish's poppy4 6   
180PhrMimulus bigelovii var. bigeloviiBigelow's monkeyflower3 99  7
181PlaAntirrhinum filipesdesert twining snapdragon4     
182PlaPenstemon clevelandii var. clevelandiiCleveland's beardtongue1  21 
183PlaPlantago ovatadesert plantain130    
184PolEriastrum eremicum ssp. eremicumdesert woolly-star299991199
185PolGilia stellatastar gilia3~40102201
186PolLeptosiphon aureus ssp. aureusgolden linanthus1     
187PolLoeseliastrum schottiiSchott's calico     1
188PolChorizanthe brevicornu var. brevicornubrittle spineflower3 2  1
189PolEriogonum davidsoniiDavidson's buckwheat  18  1
190PolEriogonum fasciculatum var. polifoliumCalifornia buckwheat2299504050
191PolEriogonum inflatumdesert trumpet4151550355
192PolEriogonum plumatellayucca buckwheat1    99
193PolEriogonum thomasiiThomas' buckwheat     1
194PolEriogonum wrightii var. membranaceumWright's buckwheat  10   
195PolEriogonum wrightii var. nodosumWright's buckwheat22050999950
196PolPterostegia drymarioidesfairy bowties, threadstem  15  1
197RanDelphinium parishii ssp. subglobosumintermediate larkspur1 54 53
198RhaZiziphus parryi var. parryilotebush  3   
199RosColeogyne ramosissimablack brush3 361150
200RosPrunus fremontiidesert apricot3 55209999
201RubGalium angustifolium ssp. borregoenseBorrego bedstraw  5  1
202RubGalium stellatumstar-flowered bedstraw4160103525
203RutThamnosma montanaturpentine broom2 3 310
204SimSimmondsia chinensisjojoba61055255099
205SolDatura discolordesert thornapple 10    
206SolLycium andersoniiAnderson's boxthorn2 99504050
207SolLycium fremontiiFremont's boxthorn1  1  
208SolNicotiana obtusifoliadesert tobacco2 3032 30
209SolPhysalis crassifoliathick-leaved ground cherry5499252025
210TamTamarix ramosissima*saltcedar   1  
211UrtParietaria hespera var. hesperapellitory1 21   
212VerVerbena lasiostachyswestern vervain1     
213VisPhoradendron bolleanumdense mistletoe     4
214VisPhoradendron californicumdesert mistletoe4699509930
215ZygFagonia laevisCalifornia fagonia21020 2 
216ZygLarrea tridentatacreosote bush19999252599
Monocots
217AgaAgave deserti var. desertidesert agave39999999999
218AgaYucca schidigeraMohave yucca1 51 250
219PoaAristida adscensionissix-weeks three-awn1999969950
220PoaAristida californicaCalifornia three-awn 99    
221PoaAristida purpureapurple three-awn  152157
222PoaAristida purpurea var. nealleyiNealley three-awn1     
223PoaAvena barbata*slender wild oats  1   
224PoaBouteloua aristidoides var. aristidoidesneedle grama221029999
225PoaBouteloua barbata var. barbatasix-weeks grama 99  9999
226PoaBromus diandrus*ripgut brome  60   
227PoaBromus madritensis ssp. rubens*red brome  99999999
228PoaBromus tectorum*downy brome  10   
229PoaDasyochloa pulchellafluff grass1    7
230PoaHilaria rigidabig galleta1992 2099
231PoaMelica frutescenstall melica4 30 110
232PoaMuhlenbergia microspermalittleseed muhly  3029910
233PoaMuhlenbergia porteriPorter's muhly  3  3
234PoaSchismus barbatus*Mediterranean schismus 5099502050
235PoaSporobolus cryptandrussand dropseed     5
236PoaStipa coronatagiant needlegrass  40   
237PoaStipa parishii var. parishiiParish's needlegrass   313
238PoaStipa speciosadesert needlegrass3 15 115
239RusNolina parryiParry's nolina    1 
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Last update: 22 March 2016