Plant Guide to PCT from Cloudburst Summit to Three Points

MileS#id?Common NameLatin Name#Pls
0.00   Begin at south side of SR2 at Cloudburst Summit, 7030 feet elevation; Species in first 0.01 mile given in alphabetical order.
0.00r1 incense-cedarCalocedrus decurrens99
0.00 2 California-asterCorethrogyne filaginifolia99
0.00r3 squirreltailElymus elymoides99
0.00l4 mountain California-fuchsiaEpilobium canum ssp. latifolium99
0.00 5 San Bernardino rubber rabbitbrushEricameria nauseosa var. bernardina50
0.00l6 leafy daisyErigeron foliosus var. foliosus99
0.00 7 naked buckwheatEriogonum nudum var. pauciflorum99
0.00l8 rock buckwheatEriogonum saxatile99
0.00 9 Wright's buckwheatEriogonum wrightii var. subscaposum99
0.00 10 golden yarrowEriophyllum confertiflorum var. confertiflorum99
0.00r11 western wallflowerErysimum capitatum var. capitatum50
0.00 12 Mojave linanthusLeptosiphon breviculus99
0.00l13 southern mountain-monardellaMonardella australis ssp. australis70
0.00b14 Grinnell's beardtonguePenstemon grinnellii var. grinnellii99
0.00r15 beaked penstemonPenstemon rostriflorus99
0.00b16 Jeffrey pinePinus jeffreyi99
0.00b17 one-sided bluegrassPoa secunda ssp. secunda99
    Species now in trail order
0.02r18 white firAbies concolor99
0.02 19 Nevin's bird's beakCordylanthus nevinii99
0.03r20 canyon live oakQuercus chrysolepis99
0.04b21 Jepson's bedstrawGalium jepsonii20
0.04   Switchback right
0.05r22 white catch-flySilene verecunda40
0.06r23 San Gabriel beardtonguePenstemon labrosus99
0.06l24 *downy bromeBromus tectorum99
0.07l25 southern mule's earsWyethia ovata5
0.07r26 Davidson's lotusAcmispon nevadensis var. davidsonii50
0.08l27 sugar pinePinus lambertiana50
0.09l28 goldenrodSolidago velutina ssp. californica99
0.11r29 smoothleaf yerba santaEriodictyon trichocalyx var. trichocalyx99
0.14b30 granite prickly phloxLinanthus pungens30
0.15r31 santolina pincushionChaenactis santolinoides50
0.15r32 mountain grape-soda lupineLupinus excubitus var. austromontanus99
0.16l33 desert collinsiaCollinsia callosa99
0.18   Switchback left at drainage
0.19 34 sticky cinquefoilDrymocallis glandulosa var. viscida99
0.19b35 threadleaf common rabbitbrushEricameria nauseosa var. oreophila50
0.19l36 hairy bush monkeyflowerMimulus aurantiacus var. pubescens50
0.19l37 Davidson's buckwheatEriogonum davidsonii10
0.19b38 imbricate phaceliaPhacelia imbricata ssp. patula99
0.19r39 Parish's tauschiaTauschia parishii28
0.20r40 strigose lotusAcmispon strigosus99
0.20r41 coast-range melicMelica imperfecta10
0.20l42 volcanic giliaGilia ochroleuca ssp. vivida50
0.20r43 naked-stem bedstrawGalium angustifolium ssp. nudicaule40
0.21l44 San Gabriel Mtns. sunflowerHulsea vestita ssp. gabrielensis70
0.24r45 rock goldenbushEricameria cuneata var. cuneata15
0.28l46 Davidson's phaceliaPhacelia davidsonii99
0.28l47 Grant's giliaSaltugilia splendens ssp. grantii99
0.31r48 arroyo willowSalix lasiolepis30
0.35r49 chaparral yuccaHesperoyucca whipplei30
0.35   Switchback left at drainage
0.35r50 *domestic appleMalus pumila1
0.37r51 California coffeeberryFrangula californica15
0.40r52 Parry manzanitaArctostaphylos parryana10
0.45l53 southern mountain woolly-starEriastrum densifolium ssp. austromontanum99
0.45r54 California cliff-brakePellaea mucronata var. californica6
0.45b55 Coulter pinePinus coulteri99
0.54r56 slender everlastingPseudognaphalium thermale2
0.60l57 mountain red-root cryptanthaCryptantha micrantha var. lepida20
0.62r58 sharp-nut cryptanthaCryptantha oxygona99
0.62 59 California brickellbushBrickellia californica99
0.62r60 oak mistletoePhoradendron serotinum ssp. tomentosum99
0.62r61 interior live oakQuercus wislizeni var. frutescens50
0.62r62 canyon dudleyaDudleya cymosa ssp. pumila7
0.64r63 deergrassMuhlenbergia rigens99
0.64r64 Rydberg's horkeliaHorkelia rydbergii20
0.65r65 small fescueFestuca microstachys10
0.71l66 mountain whitethornCeanothus cordulatus40
0.71   First crossing of SR2; elevation 6720 feet
0.79r67 clustered broomrapeOrobanche fasciculata1
0.79r68 Jones' prickly-nut cryptanthaCryptantha muricata var. jonesii99
0.82l69 scarlet buglerPenstemon centranthifolius16
0.83l70 pine dwarf-mistletoeArceuthobium campylopodum96
0.83r71 narrowleaf goldenbushEricameria linearifolia1
0.84r72 bluish spike-mossSelaginella asprella5
0.84r73~twiggy wreath plantStephanomeria virgata1
0.85b74 field suncupCamissoniopsis hirtella50
0.85b75 desert needlegrassStipa speciosa5
0.87l76 sand cressCalyptridium monandrum1
0.87r77 June grassKoeleria macrantha99
0.87r78 showy prickly-nut cryptanthaCryptantha muricata var. muricata5
0.89r79 ashy silk tasselGarrya flavescens1
0.89l80 small-flowered nemacladusNemacladus sigmoideus50
0.89l81~Johnston's bedstrawGalium johnstonii20
0.90r82 bigcone-sprucePseudotsuga macrocarpa25
0.91 83 Yosemite rockcressBoechera repanda30
0.91   Middle of big switch back left; elevation 6685 feet
0.91l84 scale-budAnisocoma acaulis30
0.91l85~San Bernardino Mountain onionAllium monticola40
1.00r86 Parish's needlegrassStipa parishii var. parishii3
1.01l87 birch-leaf mountain-mahoganyCercocarpus betuloides var. betuloides99
1.06l88 muillaMuilla maritima8
1.12l89 California milkweedAsclepias californica1
1.32   Middle of big switchback left to resume heading west; elevation 6560 feet
1.33 90 blue elderberrySambucus nigra ssp. caerulea7
1.34l91 fir mistletoePhoradendron bolleanum37
~1.38 92 western columbineAquilegia formosa3
~1.38 93 brackenPteridium aquilinum var. pubescens99
~1.38 94 mountain pink currantRibes nevadense10
1.41l95~Coville's rushJuncus covillei10
1.48l96 rock melicaMelica stricta11
1.51r97 snow-plantSarcodes sanguinea8
~1.53 98 western morning-gloryCalystegia occidentalis ssp. fulcrata25
~1.53 99 Parish's lupineLupinus latifolius var. parishii40
1.54l100 Sierra gooseberryRibes roezlii var. roezlii2
~1.54r101 virgin's bowerClematis ligusticifolia40
OTl102 Parish's snowberrySymphoricarpos rotundifolius var. parishii1
OTl103 narrowleaf monardellaMonardella linoides ssp. stricta5
OTl104 *Jerusalem oakDysphania botrys1
OTl105 Parish's buckwheatEriogonum parishii5
1.60r106 pinegrove groundsmokeGayophytum oligospermum40
1.60l107 dwarf madiaHemizonella minima5
1.64l  Hillside of Allium, probably A. monticola
1.65r108 Tehachapi ragwortPackera ionophylla99
1.65 109 sulphur buckwheatEriogonum umbellatum var. munzii50
1.76l110 western needlegrassStipa occidentalis99
1.79r111~clustered field sedgeCarex praegracilis3
OTl112 lemon lilyLilium parryi50
OTl113 scarlet monkeyflowerMimulus cardinalis5
1.79   Switchback right at drainage; elevation 6380 feet
1.83   Switchback left at ridge
1.88l114 white alderAlnus rhombifolia20
1.89   Switchback right at drainage
1.97 115 hoary-asterDieteria canescens var. canescens10
2.08l116 Johnston's monkeyflowerMimulus johnstonii99
2.08l117 woolly mountain-parsleyOreonana vestita15
2.13l118 urn-flowered alumrootHeuchera elegans47
2.27   Local low point; elevation 6200 feet
2.39l119 spear-leaved mountain dandelionAgoseris retrorsa95
2.39l120 pine green-gentianFrasera neglecta99
2.41l121 Martin's paintbrushCastilleja applegatei ssp. martinii15
2.41r122 Mojave goosefoot violetViola purpurea ssp. mohavensis3
2.41 123 cushion cryptanthaCryptantha circumscissa var. circumscissa11
2.47   Camp Glenwood; elevation 6260 feet
OTr124 California buckwheatEriogonum fasciculatum var. polifolium50
2.47r125 Mojave ceanothusCeanothus vestitus3
2.57r126 curl-leaf mountain-mahoganyCercocarpus ledifolius5
2.60r127~three-lobed oxythecaSidotheca trilobata10
2.72b128 big sagebrushArtemisia tridentata99
2.72l129 deer brushCeanothus integerrimus var. macrothyrsus99
2.72l130 Coast Range triplet-lilyTriteleia lugens99
OT 131 California elegant rock-cressBoechera californica2
2.75r132 annual hairgrassDeschampsia danthonioides30
2.75r133 poodle-dog bushEriodictyon parryi99
2.75r134 Spanish cloverAcmispon americanus var. americanus25
2.75r135 yellow pincushionChaenactis glabriuscula var. glabriuscula2
2.82l136 plain mariposa lilyCalochortus invenustus10
2.83   Local high point; elevation 6360 feet
2.84r137 Parish's larkspurDelphinium parishii ssp. parishii12
2.86r138 small-head field cloverTrifolium microcephalum40
2.86r139 dwarf lupineLupinus bicolor1
2.87r140 California bromeBromus carinatus var. carinatus10
2.93   Second crossing of SR2; elevation 6270 feet
2.95r141 *tumble-mustardSisymbrium altissimum10
2.96   Cross moist drainage
2.96 142 bur-ragweedAmbrosia acanthicarpa1
2.96 143 slender wheatgrassElymus trachycaulus ssp. trachycaulus10
2.96l144 autumn willowweedEpilobium brachycarpum10
2.96l145 *rattail fescueFestuca myuros99
2.96l146 whisker-brushLeptosiphon ciliatus30
2.96l147 common monkeyflowerMimulus guttatus20
2.96l148 spike primroseEpilobium densiflorum10
2.96l149 Mojave phaceliaPhacelia mohavensis99
2.97r150 pine lousewortPedicularis semibarbata20
OTr151 false monkeyflowerMimulus pilosus1
OTr152 southern bluecurlsTrichostema austromontanum ssp. austromontanum2
OTr153 wide-leaved Parish's yampahPerideridia parishii ssp. latifolia3
3.07OTr154 mountain sprayHolodiscus discolor var. microphyllus2
3.26r155 Greata's asterSymphyotrichum greatae30
3.26r156 southern chinook bromeBromus pseudolaevipes1
3.33l157 red-stemmed miner's lettuceClaytonia rubra ssp. rubra3
3.39b158~iris-leaved rushJuncus xiphioides99
3.39l159 wire rushJuncus balticus ssp. ater10
3.60l160 white-veined wintergreenPyrola dentata8
3.69r161 globe giliaGilia capitata ssp. abrotanifolia1
3.78l162 broad-leaved lotusHosackia crassifolia var. crassifolia3
3.80   Jct. use trail to 6680 foot peak to south
3.89l  Ridge of fault gouge!
3.90l163 California everlastingPseudognaphalium californicum1
3.93l164 San Gabriel linanthusLinanthus concinnus50
    Trail now parallels SR2 for next 0.05 miles
4.14l165 ghostly rabbitbrushEricameria nauseosa var. hololeuca20
4.38 166 forest sedgeCarex multicaulis1
4.52   Jct. Mt. Waterman Trail; stay right
4.59l167 *redstem filareeErodium cicutarium99
4.65r168 yarrowAchillea millefolium44
4.67l169 chaparral whitethornCeanothus leucodermis30
~4.67 170 forest goosefootChenopodium atrovirens20
4.71l171 whorledleaf penstemonKeckiella ternata var. ternata75
4.71   Third and last crossing of SR2; elevation 5850 feet
4.74r172 Eastwood manzanitaArctostaphylos glandulosa10
4.75l173 showy penstemonPenstemon spectabilis var. spectabilis2
4.76   End guide at Three Points Parking lot; elevation 5880 feet
    Species found by Michael Charters (or given to subspecies beyond the species name in the guide), or along SR2, without a definite location
  174 silky lotusAcmispon heermannii var. heermanniiMC
  175 Davis' pitted onionAllium lacunosum var. davisiaeMC
    Transverse Range manzanitaArctostaphylos glandulosa ssp. mollisMC
    chaparral Parry manzanitaArctostaphylos parryana ssp. tumescensMC
  176 Indian milkweedAsclepias eriocarpaMC
  177 pussy pawsCalyptridium monospermumMC
  178 Durango rootDatisca glomerataMC
  179 willowherbEpilobium ciliatum ssp. ciliatumMC
  180 silky lupineLupinus elatus3
  181 interior bush lupineLupinus excubitus var. johnstoniiMC
  182 chiaSalvia columbariaeMC
  183?variegated cloverTrifolium variegatumMC
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Updated 13 June 2015.