Flora of Vallecito Hills Area, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

#FamScientific Name(*)Common Name#Pl#VAC
Lycopods
1SelSelaginella bigeloviiBigelow's spike-moss   
2SelSelaginella eremophiladesert spike-moss51 
Ferns
3PteCheilanthes covilleibeady lipfern 3 
4PteCheilanthes parryiwoolly lipfern2513
5PteCheilanthes viscidasticky lipfern 11
6PteNotholaena californicaCalifornia cloak fern411
7PtePellaea mucronata var. mucronatabird's-foot fern 2 
Gymnosperms
8CupJuniperus californicaCalifornia juniper 2 
9EphEphedra aspera^Mormon tea~5041
10EphEphedra californicadesert tea 2 
11EphEphedra nevadensisNevada ephedra   
Magnoliids
12SauAnemopsis californicayerba mansa 1 
Eudicots
13AcaJusticia californicachuparosa7063
14AmaAmaranthus fimbriatusfringed amaranth 1 
15AnaRhus ovatasugar bush 1 
16ApiApium graveolens*celery 1 
17ApiDaucus pusillusrattlesnake weed 1 
18ApiSpermolepis echinatabristly spermolepis 1 
19Apo^Asclepias albicanswhite-stemmed milkweed 21
20Apo^Asclepias erosadesert milkweed   
21Apo^Asclepias subulatarush milkweed   
22Apo^Funastrum cynanchoides var. hartwegii^climbing milkweed 4 
23Apo^Funastrum hirtellum^rambling milkweed374
24Apo^Funastrum utahense^Utah vine milkweed   
25Apo^Matelea parvifoliaspearleaf1  
26AstAcamptopappus sphaerocephalus var. sphaerocephalusgoldenhead352 
27AstAdenophyllum porophylloidesSan Felipe dogweed2541
28AstAmbrosia acanthicarpabur-ragweed 1 
29AstAmbrosia dumosaburroweed9952
30AstAmbrosia salsola var. salsola^cheesebush3521
31AstArtemisia ludoviciana ssp. albulawhite mugwort 2 
32AstArtemisia ludoviciana ssp. incomptamountain mugwort 1 
33AstBaccharis brachyphyllashort-leaved baccharis 2 
34AstBaccharis sergiloidesdesert baccharis   
35AstBahiopsis parishii^Parish's viguiera2051
36AstBebbia juncea var. asperasweetbush 23
37AstBrickellia atractyloides^California spear-leaved brickellia  1
38AstBrickellia atractyloides var. arguta^California spear-leaved brickellia 1 
39AstBrickellia atractyloides var. odontolepis^California spear-leaved brickellia 2 
40AstBrickellia desertorumdesert brickellia 21
41AstBrickellia frutescensshrubby brickellia 3 
42AstCalycoseris parryiyellow tackstem 1 
43AstCalycoseris wrightiiwhite tackstem 1 
44AstChaenactis carphoclinia var. carphocliniapebble pincushion15 3
45AstChaenactis fremontiiFremont pincushion994 
46AstChaenactis stevioidesdesert pincushion351 
47AstDicoria canescensdesert dicoria 11
48AstEncelia actoniActon encelia 2 
49AstEncelia farinosabrittlebush9922
50AstEncelia frutescensbutton encelia   
51AstEricameria brachylepisboundary goldenbush51 
52AstEricameria linearifolianarrowleaf goldenbush   
53AstEricameria paniculata^blackbanded rabbitbrush 12
54AstEriophyllum ambiguum var. paleaceumannual woolly sunflower  1
55AstEriophyllum lanosumwhite easter-bonnets352 
56AstEriophyllum pringleiPringle's woolly sunflower 4 
57AstEriophyllum wallaceiWallace's woolly daisy 4 
58AstEriophyllum wallacei var. wallacei'Wallace's woolly daisy99  
59AstGeraea canescenshairy desert-sunflower  2
60AstGutierrezia californicaCalifornia matchweed201 
61AstGutierrezia sarothraematchweed  1
62AstHelianthus petiolaris ssp. canescens^gray desert sunflower   
63AstIsocoma acradenia var. eremophilasolitary-leaved alkali goldenbush1 1
64AstLayia glandulosawhite tidy-tips 1 
65AstLeptosyne californica^California coreopsis   
66AstLogfia arizonica^Arizona herba impia   
67AstLogfia depressa^dwarf filago73 
68AstLogfia filaginoides^California filago201 
69AstMalacothrix glabratadesert dandelion9921
70AstMonoptilon bellioidesdesert star 2 
71AstPalafoxia arida var. aridadesert needle 1 
72AstPectis papposa var. papposachinch-weed   
73AstPerityle emoryiEmory's rock-daisy 32
74AstPleurocoronis plurisetaarrow-leaf72 
75AstPluchea odorata var. odorata^salt marsh fleabane  2
76AstPluchea sericeaarrow-weed  2
77AstPorophyllum gracileodora152 
78AstPsathyrotes ramosissimaturtleback   
79AstRafinesquia neomexicanadesert chicory531
80AstSenecio flaccidus var. douglasiibush senecio 1 
81AstSenecio flaccidus var. monoensisMono ragwort 2 
82AstSenecio mohavensisMojave ragwort5033
83AstStephanomeria exigua ssp. exiguaslender wreathplant151 
84AstStephanomeria pauciflora^wire-lettuce5021
85AstStylocline gnaphaloideseverlasting nest-straw 1 
86AstStylocline intertextatangled nest-straw191 
87AstTrichoptilium incisumyellow-head3041
88AstTrixis californica var. californicaCalifornia trixis751
89AstUropappus lindleyisilver puffs 1 
90AstXylorhiza orcuttiiOrcutt's woody-aster 1 
91BigChilopsis linearis ssp. arcuatadesert-willow1511
92BorAmsinckia intermedia^common fiddleneck50  
93BorCryptantha angustifolianarrow-leaved cryptantha9923
94BorCryptantha barbigera^bearded cryptantha 21
95BorCryptantha barbigera var. barbigera^bearded cryptantha~99  
96BorCryptantha intermedia var. intermedia^popcorn flower 1 
97BorCryptantha maritimaGuadalupe cryptantha9951
98BorCryptantha micrantha var. micrantha^red-root cryptantha99  
99BorCryptantha nevadensisNevada cryptantha 1 
100BorCryptantha nevadensis var. nevadensis^Nevada cryptantha10  
101BorCryptantha pterocarya^wing-nut cryptantha 3 
102BorCryptantha pterocarya var. cycloptera^Tucson wing-nut cryptantha  1
103BorCryptantha racemosabushy cryptantha 1 
104Bor^Emmenanthe penduliflora var. penduliflorawhispering bells73 
105Bor^Eriodictyon trichocalyx var. lanatum^smoothleaf yerba santa9  
106Bor^Eucrypta chrysanthemifolia var. bipinnatifidaeucrypta11 
107Bor^Eucrypta micranthadesert eucrypta 1 
108BorHeliotropium curassavicum var. oculatum^seaside heliotrope4021
109Bor^Nama demissum var. demissumpurple mat993 
110BorPectocarya heterocarpachuckwalla pectocarya99  
111BorPectocarya platycarpabroad-fruited combseed 3 
112BorPectocarya recurvatacurvenut combseed992 
113Bor^Phacelia campanularia ssp. campanulariadesert bluebells   
114Bor^Phacelia cicutaria var. hispidacaterpillar phacelia 1 
115Bor^Phacelia crenulata var. ambiguaheliotrope phacelia   
116Bor^Phacelia crenulata var. minutifloralittle-flowered heliotrope phacelia~122
117Bor^Phacelia cryptanthalimestone phacelia 1 
118Bor^Phacelia distanscommon phacelia9922
119Bor^Phacelia pedicellatapedicellate phacelia 1 
120Bor^Pholisma arenariumsand plant  2
121Bor^Pholistoma auritum var. arizonicumArizona pholistoma   
122BorPlagiobothrys arizonicusArizona popcorn flower75  
123BorTiquilia plicataplicate coldenia  2
124BraBoechera perennans^perennial rock-cress   
125BraBrassica tournefortii*Asian mustard 12
126BraCaulanthus cooperiCooper's jewel-flower 2 
127BraCaulanthus lasiophyllus^California mustard30  
128BraDescurainia pinnatawestern tansy-mustard19  
129BraDithyrea californicaspectacle-pod 11
130BraDraba cuneifoliawedge-leaved draba252 
131BraDraba reptans*Carolina draba 1 
132BraErysimum capitatum var. capitatumwestern wallflower 1 
133BraLepidium lasiocarpum ssp. lasiocarpumhairy-podded pepper-grass56 
134BraLepidium virginicum ssp. menziesii^wild pepper-grass  1
135BraLyrocarpa coulteri^Coulter's lyrepod1544
136BraNasturtium officinale^water cress 1 
137BraSisymbrium altissimum*tumble-mustard~99  
138BraSisymbrium irio*London rocket   
139BraStanleya pinnata var. pinnataprince's plume   
140BraStreptanthella longirostrislongbeak streptanthella  1
141BraThysanocarpus curvipesfringe-pod 2 
142BurBursera microphyllaelephant tree 2 
143CacCylindropuntia bigelovii^teddy-bear cholla99  
144CacCylindropuntia echinocarpa^silver cholla  1
145CacCylindropuntia fosbergii^'pink teddy-bear cholla 1 
146CacCylindropuntia ganderi^Gander's cholla993 
147CacCylindropuntia ramosissima^pencil cholla  1
148CacEchinocereus engelmanniiEngelmann's hedgehog cactus9931
149CacFerocactus cylindraceus^California barrel cactus121
150CacMammillaria dioicaCalifornia fish-hook cactus502 
151CacMammillaria tetrancistrafish-hook cactus1  
152CacOpuntia basilaris var. basilarisbeavertail cactus501 
153CacOpuntia phaeacanthadesert prickly-pear   
154CamNemacladus glanduliferus and N. orientalisglandular nemacladus 2 
155CamNemacladus longiflorus var. breviflorusthread plant 2 
156CamNemacladus orientaliseastern glandular nemacladus 11
157CamNemacladus rubescens^desert nemacladus 2 
158CamNemacladus tenuis var. tenuisdesert threadplant 1 
159CarAchyronychia cooperifrost mat 22
160CarLoeflingia squarrosa^spreading loeflingia 1 
161CheAllenrolfea occidentalisiodine-bush 1 
162CheAtriplex canescens var. canescens (s.l.)^four-wing saltbush   
163CheAtriplex hymenelytradesert holly  1
164CheAtriplex lentiformis ssp. lentiformisbig saltbush99  
165CheAtriplex polycarpacattle saltbush9921
166CheSuaeda nigra^bush seepweed99 1
167Con^Cuscuta californica var. papillosapapillate dodder   
168Con^Cuscuta denticulatadesert dodder   
169Con^Cuscuta pacifica var. pacifica^saltmarsh dodder 1 
170CraCrassula connatapygmy-weed 1 
171CraDudleya arizonica^Arizona chalk dudleya64 
172CraDudleya pulverulenta^California chalk lettuce1 1
173CraDudleya saxosa ssp. aloides desert dudleya1  
174CucCucurbita palmatacoyote melon  1
175EriArctostaphylos glaucabigberry manzanita 1 
176EupAcalypha californicaCalifornia acalypha  8
177EupBernardia myricifoliawestern bernardia 3 
178EupChamaesyce albomarginatarattlesnake weed 1 
179EupChamaesyce melanadeniared-gland spurge 3 
180EupChamaesyce micromeraSonoran spurge   
181EupChamaesyce pediculiferaCarrizo Mountain spurge 22
182EupChamaesyce polycarpasmall-seeded spurge1524
183EupChamaesyce revolutarolled-leaf spurge   
184EupChamaesyce setilobastarfish (Yuma) spurge   
185EupCroton californicusCalifornia croton 1 
186EupDitaxis lanceolatanarrowleaf ditaxis1552
187EupDitaxis neomexicanaNew Mexico ditaxis   
188EupEuphorbia erianthabeetle spurge 32
189EupStillingia linearifolialinear-leaved stillingia155 
190EupStillingia spinulosaannual stillingia   
191FabAcmispon glaber var. brevialatus^short-winged deerweed 3 
192FabAcmispon haydonii^pygmy lotus 5 
193FabAcmispon maritimus var. brevivexillus^short-bannered coastal lotus22 
194FabAcmispon rigidus^desert lotus301 
195FabAcmispon strigosus^strigose lotus52 
196FabAcmispon wrangelianus^California lotus 1 
197FabAstragalus crotalariaeSalton milk-vetch   
198FabAstragalus didymocarpus var. dispermusdwarf white milk-vetch 1 
199FabAstragalus insularis var. harwoodiiHarwood's milk-vetch   
200FabAstragalus nuttallianus var. cedrosensisCedros milk-vetch 1 
201FabAstragalus palmeriPalmer's milk-vetch 11
202FabCalliandra eriophyllafairyduster 1 
203FabDalea mollissilky dalea 21
204FabDalea mollissimadowny dalea 3 
205FabLupinus arizonicusArizona lupine~1521
206FabLupinus bicolordwarf lupine 1 
207FabLupinus concinnusbajada lupine 3 
208FabLupinus excubitus var. mediusMountain Springs bush lupine 1 
209FabLupinus hirsutissimusstinging lupine   
210FabLupinus sparsiflorusCoulter's lupine   
211FabMarina parryiParry's marina~21 
212FabOlneya tesotaironwood  2
213FabProsopis glandulosa var. torreyanahoney mesquite9912
214FabProsopis pubescensscrew-bean mesquite 2 
215FabPsorothamnus emoryiEmory's indigo-bush  1
216FabPsorothamnus schottiiindigo bush302 
217FabPsorothamnus spinosussmoke tree  1
218FabSenegalia greggii^catclaw3521
219FabSenna armataspiny senna   
220FagQuercus cornelius-mulleridesert scrub oak 5 
221FouFouquieria splendens ssp. splendensocotillo9943
222GenEustoma exaltatum ssp. Exaltatum^catchfly prairie-gentian 1 
223GerErodium cicutarium*redstem filaree9911
224KraKrameria bicolor^white rhatany503 
225KraKrameria erectaPima rhatany154 
226LamHyptis emoryidesert-lavender3054
227LamSalvia apianawhite sage 2 
228LamSalvia carduaceathistle sage   
229LamSalvia columbariaechia3521
230LoaMentzelia albicauliswhite-stemmed blazing star~992 
231LoaMentzelia hirsutissimahairy stickleaf 11
232LoaMentzelia involucratabracted blazing star   
233LoaMentzelia jonesiiJones' blazing star 1 
234LoaPetalonyx linearisnarrow-leaf sandpaper-plant  1
235LoaPetalonyx thurberi ssp. thurberiThurber's sandpaper-plant302 
236LytLythrum californicumCalifornia loosestrife  1
237MalAbutilon palmeriPalmer's abutilon 2 
238Mal^Ayenia compactaayenia 4 
239MalEremalche exiliswhite mallow   
240MalEremalche rotundifoliadesert five-spot   
241MalHibiscus denudatusrock hibiscus 23
242MalHorsfordia alatapink velvet mallow 2 
243MalHorsfordia newberryiNewberry's velvet mallow 11
244MalSphaeralcea ambiguaapricot mallow17  
245MalSphaeralcea ambigua var. ambiguaapricot mallow 1 
246MalSphaeralcea ambigua var. rosacearosy apricot mallow 11
247MalSphaeralcea ambigua var. rugosadesert globemallow 1 
248MarProboscidea althaeifoliadesert unicorn-plant112
249MolMollugo cerviana*carpet-weed 11
250Mon^Calyptridium monandrumsand cress   
251Mon^Claytonia parviflora ssp. parvifloranarrow-leaved miner's lettuce 1 
252NycAbronia villosahairy sand verbena  1
253NycAbronia villosa var. auritahairy sand verbena  1
254NycAbronia villosa var. villosahairy sand-verbena3 1
255NycAllionia incarnatatrailing four o'clock  1
256NycAllionia incarnata var. incarnata^trailing four o'clock   
257NycAllionia incarnata var. villosa^trailing four o'clock 1 
258NycBoerhavia triquetra var. intermedia^fivewing spiderling 2 
259NycBoerhavia wrightiiWright's spiderling 1 
260NycMirabilis laevis var. crassifolia^California four o'clock 1 
261NycMirabilis laevis var. retrorsa^Bigelow's desert four-o'clock50 1
262NycMirabilis laevis var. villosa^Bigelow's desert four-o'clock   
263OnaCamissoniopsis micrantha^small-flowered evening-primrose   
264OnaCamissoniopsis pallida ssp. pallida^pale sun-cup2011
265OnaChylismia claviformis ssp. aurantiaca^brown-eyed primrose   
266OnaChylismia claviformis ssp. peirsonii^brown-eyed primrose5041
267OnaEpilobium canum ssp. latifoliummountain California-fuchsia   
268OnaEremothera boothii ssp. condensata^Booth's evening primrose4042
269OnaEremothera refracta^narrow-leaf sun-cup 3 
270OnaEulobus californicus^California suncup993 
271OnaOenothera deltoides ssp. deltoidesdune primrose   
272Oro^Castilleja foliolosawoolly Indian paintbrush 1 
273OroOrobanche cooperiCooper's broom-rape 1 
274PapArgemone munitaprickly poppy   
275PapEschscholzia californicaCalifornia poppy 1 
276PapEschscholzia minutiflora ssp. minutiflorasmall-flowered poppy1541
277PapEschscholzia parishiiParish's poppy563
278Phr^Mimulus aurantiacus var. aridus^low bush monkeyflower 2 
279Phr^Mimulus bigelovii var. bigeloviiBigelow's monkeyflower263
280Pla^Antirrhinum filipesdesert twining snapdragon12 
281Pla^Collinsia concolorsouthern Chinese houses 1 
282Pla^Keckiella antirrhinoides var. microphyllalittle-leaved chaparral beard-tongue 2 
283Pla^Mohavea confertifloraghost flower 22
284Pla^Penstemon clevelandii var. clevelandiiCleveland's beardtongue 2 
285Pla^Penstemon clevelandii var. connatusSan Jacinto beardtongue   
286PlaPlantago ovata^desert plantain993 
287PlaPlantago patagonicaPatagonia plantain 2 
288PolEriastrum diffusumminiature woolly-star 3 
289PolEriastrum eremicum ssp. eremicumdesert woolly-star505 
290PolGilia stellatastar gilia26 
291PolLangloisia setosissima ssp. setosissimabristly langloisia   
292PolLeptosiphon aureus ssp. aureus^golden linanthus 1 
293PolLeptosiphon floribundus ssp. glaber^summer snow 1 
294PolLinanthus pungens^granite prickly phlox 2 
295PolLoeseliastrum schottiiSchott's calico2541
296PolCentrostegia thurberiThurber's spineflower 4 
297PolChorizanthe brevicornu var. brevicornubrittle spineflower 3 
298PolChorizanthe rigidadevil's spineflower802 
299PolEriogonum fasciculatum var. polifoliumCalifornia buckwheat202 
300PolEriogonum gracile var. incultumslender buckwheat   
301PolEriogonum inflatumdesert trumpet504 
302PolEriogonum maculatumspotted buckwheat 3 
303PolEriogonum thomasiiThomas' buckwheat~5061
304PolEriogonum wrightii var. nodosumWright's buckwheat992 
305PolLastarriaea coriacealeather spineflower 1 
306PolPterostegia drymarioidesthreadstem 2 
307RanDelphinium parishii ssp. subglobosumintermediate larkspur653 
308ResOligomeris linifolialineleaf whitepuff 3 
309RhaZiziphus parryi var. parryilotebush 1 
310RosPrunus fremontiidesert apricot   
311RosPrunus ilicifolia ssp. ilicifoliahollyleaf cherry 2 
312RubGalium angustifolium ssp. borregoenseBorrego bedstraw 1 
313RubGalium stellatum^star-flowered bedstraw154 
314RutThamnosma montanaturpentine broom 1 
315SalSalix exigua var. exigua^narrowleaf willow   
316SalSalix gooddingiiblack willow 1 
317SalSalix laevigatared willow   
318SimSimmondsia chinensisjojoba9932
319SolDatura wrightiisacred datura  1
320SolLycium andersoniiAnderson's desert-thorn304 
322SolLycium cooperiCooper's box-thorn 1 
323SolLycium fremontiiFremont box-thorn5062
324SolLycium parishiiParish's desert-thorn  1
325SolNicotiana clevelandiiCleveland's tobacco 21
326SolNicotiana glauca*tree tobacco  1
327SolNicotiana obtusifoliadesert tobacco 1 
328SolPhysalis crassifoliathick-leaved ground cherry 43
329TamTamarix aphylla*athel  1
330TamTamarix ramosissima*saltcedar   
331UrtParietaria hespera var. hesperapellitory99  
332VisPhoradendron californicumdesert mistletoe9932
333ZygFagonia laevisCalifornia fagonia3551
334ZygLarrea tridentatacreosote bush9964
Monocots
335Aga^Agave deserti var. deserti^desert agave99 1
336Aga^Hesperocallis undulatadesert lily93 
337Aga^Yucca schidigeraMohave yucca   
338AreWashingtonia filiferaCalifornia fan palm  1
339CypEleocharis macrostachyacommon spikerush  1
340CypEleocharis rostellatabeaked spikerush 1 
341CypSchoenoplectus americanus^American tule 11
342JunJuncus acutus ssp. leopoldiispiny rush  1
343JunJuncus ambiguussaline toad rush  1
344JunJuncus bufoniustoad rush  1
345JunJuncus mexicanusMexican rush   
346LilCalochortus concolorgolden-bowl mariposa 1 
347LilCalochortus palmeri var. munziiMunz's mariposa lily 1 
348OrcEpipactis giganteastream orchid 1 
349PoaAndropogon glomeratus var. scabriglumissouthwestern bushy bluestem  3
350PoaAristida adscensionissix-weeks three-awn321
351PoaAristida purpureapurple three-awn4  
352PoaAristida purpurea var. purpureapurple three-awn 1 
353PoaBromus carinatus var. carinatusCalifornia brome   
354PoaBromus carinatus var. marginatus^Mountain brome10  
355PoaBromus madritensis ssp. rubens*red brome992 
356PoaCynodon dactylon*Bermuda grass   
357PoaDasyochloa pulchella^fluff grass 1 
358PoaDistichlis spicatasaltgrass 11
359PoaHilaria rigida^big galleta993 
360PoaMelica frutescenstall melica 5 
361PoaMelica imperfectacoast-range melic 1 
362PoaMuhlenbergia microspermalittleseed muhly 1 
363PoaMuhlenbergia porteriPorter's muhly 2 
364PoaMuhlenbergia rigensdeergrass   
365PoaPhragmites australiscommon reed  2
366PoaPolypogon monspeliensis*rabbits-foot grass 1 
367PoaSchismus barbatus*Mediterranean schismus993 
368PoaSporobolus airoidesalkali sacaton 11
369PoaStipa parishii var. parishii^Parish's needlegrass 3 
370PoaStipa speciosa^desert needlegrass 2 
371Rus^Nolina parryi^Parry's nolina 1 
372TypTypha domingensissouthern cattail   
373ZanZannichellia palustrishorned pondweed 1 
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Last update: 18 February 2012 (update to remove Lycium brevipes on 4/20/15)