Target Species for PCT North of Scissors Crossing, San Felipe Valley
This page contains an older list of target species for this area, some of which we've subsequently found.
For the latest flora of this area, see Flora of the PCT North of Scissors Crossing.
Scientific Name Location Description Abronia villosa var. aurita 0.25 mi. south of Hwy 78 near Scissors Crossing Allium fimbriatum var. fimbriatum on Highway 78 9.5 mi e Julian Brickellia arguta var. odontolepis Plant on PCT Calandrinia ciliata PCT Calochortus splendens PCT 2592 feet Camissonia confusa S2 2 miles north of SR78 Centrostegia thurberi PCT 2759 feet Chamaesyce abramsiana 0.6 mile SW of Scissors Crossing monsoonal annual; lf entire to toothed toward tip; hairy to subglabrous; stipules separate, 2–5-parted; gland round to elliptic; seed traversely ridged Descurainia sophia 0.8 mi E of Highway S-2 Eriogonum maculatum Near Scissors Crossing lvs basal and cauline Eriogonum thurberi Along S2 Fls white to red, glandular-hairy with a tuft of long white hairs adaxially, outer perianth lobes gen fan-shaped Eriophyllum pringlei Near Scissors Crossing annual; heads discoid; peduncle < 1 cm Erodium brachycarpum Plant on PCT Hoffmannseggia glauca near Scissors Crossing Kallstroemia californica 0.6 mile SW of Scissors Crossing monsoonal annual Lamium amplexicaule 0.8 mi E of Highway S-2 Linanthus aureus 0.25 mi. south of Hwy 78 near Scissors Crossing ann; fls pedicelled; corolla > calyx; filaments glabrous; corolla tube < lobes, lobes bright yellow Lotus humistratus Near Scissors Crossing annual; fr dehiscent; fls 1 per leaf axil, sessile, yellow; calyx lobes 1-2x tube Malacothrix clevelandii S2 2 miles north of SR78 Mimulus brevipes Scissors Crossing Mimulus fremontii 1.5 mi w of Scissors Crossing Minuartia pusilla S2 2 miles north of SR78 Mollugo cerviana S2 short distance south of Scissors Crossing Nemacladus glanduliferus var. orientalis 0.5-1 mile north of Scissors Crossing, east side Nemacladus pinnatifidus 0.5-1 mile north of Scissors Crossing, east side Nemacladus ramosissimus 0.5-1 mile north of Scissors Crossing, east side Opuntia engelmannii var. engelmannii Plant on PCT Pectocarya setosa on SR78 Penstemon thurberi Along S2 anther sacs dehiscing full length, spread widely apart; anthers glabrous; herbage and infl glabrous; lf margin entire; corolla 6–17 mm; openly branched shrub; lvs narrowly linear, gen rolled upward, gen < 1.4 mm wide Phacelia cryptantha S2 2 miles north of SR78 Platystemon californicus PCT Portulaca oleracea 0.6 mile SW of Scissors Crossing Carex alma San Felipe Creek Atriplex triangularis San Felipe Creek Bromus grandis San Felipe Creek Polygonum punctatum San Felipe Creek infl spike-like; perianth gland-dotted
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