Bloom Identification Guide For The San Gabriel Mountains - Yellow Blooms

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 2000

PlantJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecPlant
 
Yellow flowers, no woody stems
Bermuda Buttercup*
Oxalis pes-caprae
   full         Bermuda Buttercup*
Oxalis pes-caprae
Beggar-ticks*
Bidens pilosa var. pilosa
 full full       full Beggar-ticks*
Bidens pilosa var. pilosa
Blazing Star
Mentzelia laevicaulis
      full      Blazing Star
Mentzelia laevicaulis
Cinquefoil
Potentilla glandulosa
   beginningfullfullfull      Cinquefoil
Potentilla glandulosa
Deerweed
Lotus scoparius
   beginningfullfullending      Deerweed
Lotus scoparius
Fiddleneck
Amsinckia menziesii
    ending        Fiddleneck
Amsinckia menziesii
Golden Eardrops
Dicentra chrysantha
             Golden Eardrops
Dicentra chrysantha
Golden Yarrow
Eriophyllum confertiflorum
   beginningfullfullfull      Golden Yarrow
Eriophyllum confertiflorum
Pine or Narrowleaf Goldenbush
Ericameria pinifolia or linearifolia
    full  fullfullfull   Pine or Narrowleaf Goldenbush
Ericameria pinifolia or linearifolia
Saw-toothed Goldenbush
Hazardia squarrosa
       fullfullfull   Saw-toothed Goldenbush
Hazardia squarrosa
California Goldenrod
Solidago californica
       full  ending  California Goldenrod
Solidago californica
Pumice Hulsea
Hulsea vestita
    beginning        Pumice Hulsea
Hulsea vestita
Yellow Monkeyflower
Mimulus guttatus
             Yellow Monkeyflower
Mimulus guttatus
Mountain Dandelion
Agoseris retrorsa
Agoseris grandiflora
   beginningfull        Mountain Dandelion
Agoseris retrorsa
Agoseris grandiflora
Common Mullein
Verbascum thapsus
             Common Mullein
Verbascum thapsus
Black Mustard*
Brassica nigra
beginningbeginningbeginningfullfullfullfull      Black Mustard*
Brassica nigra
Pineapple Weed*
Chamomilla suaveolens
   beginning         Pineapple Weed*
Chamomilla suaveolens
Prickly Pear
Opuntia sp.
             Prickly Pear
Opuntia sp.
Rabbit Brush Chrysothamnus nauseosus        beginning     Rabbit Brush Chrysothamnus nauseosus
Senecio
Senecio flaccidus var. douglasii
ending    fullfullfullfullfull ending Senecio
Senecio flaccidus var. douglasii
Silverleaf Lotus
Lotus argophyllus
    beginningfullfullending     Silverleaf Lotus
Lotus argophyllus
Sneezeweed
Helenium bigelovii
      full      Sneezeweed
Helenium bigelovii
Sulfur Flower
Eriogonum umbellatum
     beginningfullfull     Sulfur Flower
Eriogonum umbellatum
Sun Cup
Camissonia spp.
   fullfull        Sun Cup
Camissonia spp.
Sunflower
various species
California Bush Sunflower
Encelia californica
Canyon Sunflower
Venegasia carpesiodes
Common Sunflower Helianthus annuus*
one ofthesespeciesisbloomingatlowerelevationsanytimeof theyear Sunflower
various species
California Bush Sunflower
Encelia californica
Canyon Sunflower
Venegasia carpesiodes
Common Sunflower Helianthus annuus*
Sweet Clover*
Melilotus indica
             Sweet Clover*
Melilotus indica
Telegraph Weed
Heterotheca grandiflora
   bloomsyearround       Telegraph Weed
Heterotheca grandiflora
Yellow Violet or
Johnny-Jump-Up
Viola sp.
   beginningending        Yellow Violet or
Johnny-Jump-Up
Viola sp.
Wallflower
Erysimum capitatum
   beginningfullfullfullending     Wallflower
Erysimum capitatum
Whispering Bells
Emmenanthe penduliflora
             Whispering Bells
Emmenanthe penduliflora
Yellow flowers, multiple woody stems
Coffeeberry
Rhamnus californica
   beginning         Coffeeberry
Rhamnus californica
Flannelbush
Fremontodendron californicum
     fullfull      Flannelbush
Fremontodendron californicum
Golden Currant
Ribes aureum
  fullending         Golden Currant
Ribes aureum
Scale-broom
Lepidospartum squamatum
ending            Scale-broom
Lepidospartum squamatum
Spanish Broom*
Spartium junceum
   beginningfullfullendingending     Spanish Broom*
Spartium junceum
Tree Poppy
Dendromecon rigida
  beginningfullfull full      Tree Poppy
Dendromecon rigida
Tree Tobacco*
Nicotiana glauca
somebloomsarepresentatanytimeoftheyear   Tree Tobacco*
Nicotiana glauca
Arroyo Willow
Salix lasiolepis
 fullfullfull      leaf colorbeginning Arroyo Willow
Salix lasiolepis
Yellow flowers, one woody trunk
White Alder
Alnus rhombifolia
 full        budsbuds White Alder
Alnus rhombifolia
Calif. Bay Tree
Umbellularia californica
(this is not the herb "bay leaf"!)
 beginningbeginningfull       beginning Calif. Bay Tree
Umbellularia californica
(this is not the herb "bay leaf"!)
Coast Live Oak
Quercus agrifolia
             Coast Live Oak
Quercus agrifolia
Bigleaf Maple
Acer macrophyllum
  beginningfull    leaf colorleaf color   Bigleaf Maple
Acer macrophyllum
Calif. Black Walnut
Juglans californica
   beginning     leaf color   Calif. Black Walnut
Juglans californica
* = non-native

"Full bloom" means the majority of the plants are in full bloom.
"Beginning" means that some plants are blooming somewhere.
"Ending" means that the majority of plants have finished blooming, although some plants in some locations may still be in full bloom.
"Gone" means we haven't seen any in bloom anywhere.


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Updated 8 January 2001 (one pix link removed on 25 November 2001).