Flora of Point Mugu State Park

Bob Muns, 1988

This is a working list, about which we make no guarantees until we finish checking
it. The information below is incomplete, and there may be errors we haven't caught yet.

#, Latin Name Common Name Life
Plant Communities

Ferns and Fern Allies

Blechnaceae Fern Family
1 Woodwardia fimbriata Giant Chain Fern P 5-8 along streams, wet areas
Dennstaedtiaceae Bracken Family
2 Pteridium aquilinum var. pubescens Bracken P 9-11 deeply shaded canyons
Dryopteridaceae Woodfern Family
3 Dryopteris arguta Woodfern P 4-11 wooded slopes, OW
Equisetaceae Horsetail Family
4 Equisetum sp. Horsetail P - along streams, wet areas
Polypodiaceae Polypody Family
5 Polypodium californicum California Polypody P - rocky slopes, winter wet pl
Pteridaceae Fern Family
6 Adiantum capillus-veneris Venus Hair Fern P - wet pl, along seepages
7 Adiantum jordanii Maiden Hair Fern P - shaded slopes, Ch, OW
8 Pellaea andromedifolia Coffee Fern P - brush slopes, Ch, CSS
9 Pentagramma triangularis Goldback Fern P - brushy slopes, rock crevices
Selaginellaceae Spike Moss Family
10 Selaginella bigelovii Spike-Moss P - rocky or brushy sl, CSS, Ch


Aizoaceae Carpet-Weed Family
11 Carpobrotus edulis Hottentot Fig *P 4-10 naturalized along coast
12 Mesembryanthemum crystallinum Ice Plant *A 3-10 along immediate coast
13 Tetragonia tetragonioides New Zealand Spinach *A 4-9 along coast, CS
Amaranthaceae Amaranth Family
14 Amaranthus albus Pigweed *A 5-10 W
15 Amaranthus sp. Amaranth A - -
Anacardiaceae Sumac Family
16 Malosma laurina Laurel Sumac S 6-7 Ch, CSS
17 Rhus integrifolia Lemonade Berry S 2-5 mostly CSS, Ch
18 Rhus ovata Sugar Bush S 3-5 Ch, OW
19 Toxicodendron diversilobum Poison Oak S 4-5 CSS, Ch, OW
Apiaceae Carrot Family
20 Apiastrum angustifolium Wild Celery A 3-4 CSS, Ch, on burns
21 Apium graveolens Celery *P 5-7 along streams, FWM
22 Berula erecta Water Parsnip P 6-9 streams, wet ground
23 Bowlesia incana Bowlesia A 3-4 shaded places, Ch, &
24 Conium maculatum Poison Hemlock *B 4-9 W
25 Daucus pusillus Rattlesnake Weed A 4-6 grassy places, Ch, &
26 Foeniculum vulgare Sweet Fennel *P 5-9 W, along roads
27 Lomatium lucidum Shiny Lomatium P 1-4 rocky slopes, CSS, Ch
28 Osmorhiza brachypoda Sweet-Cicely P 3-5 shaded places, OW
29 Sanicula arguta Snake Root P 3-4 grassy slopes, Ch, &
30 Sanicula crassicaulis Pacific Sanicle P 3-5 shaded places, OW
31 Tauschia arguta Southern Tauschia P 4-6 openings in Ch
Asclepiadaceae Milkweed Family
32 Asclepias fascicularis Narrow-Leaf Milkweed P 6-8 grassy places, CSS, Ch
Asteraceae Sunflower Family
33 Achillea millefolium Yarrow P 4-6 open places, OW, &
34 Achyrachaena mollis Blow Wives A 4-5 grasslands
35 Acourtia microcephala Perezia P 6-8 dry slopes, Ch
36 Amblyopappus pusillus Coast Weed A 3-4 along coast, just above beaches
37 Ambrosia acanthicarpa Burweed A 8-11 sandy creek bottoms, W
38 Ambrosia chamissonis Silver Beach Bur P 7-11 CS
39 Ambrosia psilostachya Western Ragweed P 7-11 W, CSS, Ch
40 Anthemis cotula Mayweed *A 4-8 W
41 Artemisia californica California Sagebrush S 8-12 mostly CSS, Ch
42 Artemisia douglasiana Mugwort P 6-10 CSS, OW, Rp
43 Artemisia dracunculus Wild Tarragon P 8-10 mostly CSS, OW
44 Baccharis pilularis Coyote Brush S 8-12 CSS, OW, margins of CSM
45 Baccharis salicifolia Mule Fat S 1-12 about streams, lakes, Rp
46 Brickellia californica California Brickellbush S 8-10 CSS, Ch, roadsides, &
47 Brickellia nevinii Nevin's Brickellbush SS 9-11 Ch, CSS, on roadside banks
48 Carduus pycnocephalus Italian Thistle *A 5-7 W
49 Centaurea melitensis Tocalote *A 5-6 W
50 Chaenactis artemisiifolia White Pincushion A 4-7 Ch, burns, W
51 Chaenactis glabriuscula Yellow Pincushion A 4-6 CSS, sandy pl near coast
52 Chamomilla suaveolens Pineapple Weed *A 5-8 W
53 Cirsium occidentale var. californicum California Thistle B 4-6 open pl in CSS, Ch, OW
54 Cirsium occidentale var. occidentale Red Thistle B 4-7 CSS, Ch
55 Cirsium vulgare Bull Thistle *B 6-9 moist, weedy pl
56 Conyza bonariensis Little Horseweed *A 6-8 weed of waste places
57 Conyza canadensis Horseweed A 6-9 weed of waste places
58 Coreopsis bigelovii Annual Coreopsis A 3-5 grasslands, OW
59 Coreopsis gigantea Giant Coreopsis S 3-5 along immediate coast, CSS
60 Cotula australis Australian Brassbutton *A 1-5 weedy places
61 Cotula coronopifolia Brassbutton *A 3-12 along streams, borders of CSM
62 Eclipta prostrata False Daisy A 1-12 shores and wet banks, FWM
63 Encelia californica California Encelia S 2-6 CSS
64 Ericameria palmeri Palmer's Goldenbush S 8-12 dry plains, CSS
65 Erigeron foliosus Fleabane Aster P 5-7 openings in Ch, CSS, OW
66 Eriophyllum confertiflorum Golden Yarrow SS 4-8 Ch, CSS, OW
67 Filago californica Filago A 3-6 CSS, Ch, often on burns
68 Gnaphalium bicolor Two-Tone Everlasting P 1-5 CSS, Ch
69 Gnaphalium californicum Green Everlasting B 1-7 CSS, Ch, OW
70 Gnaphalium canescens ssp. microcephalum Felt-Leaf Everlasting P 7-10 grassland, CSS, Ch, OW
71 Gnaphalium palustre Lowland Cudweed A 5-10 wet places about lakes and streams
72 Grindelia camporum Big Grindelia P 5-10 openings in Ch, CSS, OW
73 Hazardia squarrosa Sawtooth Goldenbush S 7-10 CSS, Ch
74 Hedypnois cretica Hedypnois *A 3-6 disturbed pl along streams
75 Helenium puberulum Sneezeweed A/P 6-10 shaded pl along streams
76 Hemizonia fasciculata Tarweed A 5-9 open grassy pl, W
77 Heterotheca grandiflora Telegraph Weed A/P 1-12 weedy roadsides, Ch, CSS
78 Hypochaeris glabra Cat's-Ear *A 3-6 grasslands, W
79 Isocoma menziesii Coast Goldenbush S 4-11 CSS, Ch, OW
80 Lactuca serriola Wild Lettuce *A 6-9 W
81 Lasthenia californica Coast Goldfields A 3-4 grasslands
82 Lepidospartum squamatum Scale Broom S 8-10 washes and gravelly places
83 Lessingia filaginifolia Cudweed Aster SS 5-11 CSS, Ch
84 Madia gracilis Gum Weed A 5-6 grassy openings, Ch, OW
85 Malacothrix saxatilis Cliff Aster P 3-9 open, disturbed pl, CSS, Ch
86 Micropus californicus Cottonweed A 4-6 dry, open pl, MC
87 Microseris sp. Microseris A - -
88 Perityle emoryi Rock Daisy A 3-10 bluff immed. above ocean
89 Picris echioides Prickly Ox-Tongue *A 6-12 W
90 Psilocarphus tenellus Woolly Heads A 4-5 along streams, formerly wet places
91 Rafinesquia californica White Chicory A 4-6 shaded places, burns, Ch, &
92 Senecio flaccidus var. douglasii Bush Senecio S 6-11 CSS
93 Senecio vulgaris Common Groundsel *A 1-12 W
94 Silybum marianum Milk Thistle *A/B 5-7 W
95 Solidago californica California Goldenrod P 7-10 colonies beneath oak, OW
96 Sonchus asper ssp. asper Prickly Sow Thistle *A 1-12 W
97 Sonchus oleraceus Sow Thistle *A 1-12 W
98 Stephanomeria cichoriacea Tejon Milk-Aster P 8-10 open rocky hillsides
99 Stephanomeria virgata Wand Chicory A 7-11 W
100 Uropappus lindleyi Silver Puffs A 4-5 grassy openings
101 Venegasia carpesioides Canyon Sunflower P 3-7 shaded canyons, burns
102 Xanthium spinosum Spiny Clotbur A 7-10 W
103 Xanthium strumarium Cocklebur A 7-10 intermittent streambed, FWM
Boraginaceae Borage Family
104 Amsinckia menziesii var. intermedia Fiddleneck A 2-5 grassy hillsides, burns
105 Cryptantha intermedia Popcorn Flower A 2-6 Ch, CSS, coastal bluffs, burns
106 Cryptantha muricata White Forget-Me-Not A 4-6 Ch, CSS
107 Heliotropium curassavicum Wild Heliotrope P 4-10 saline places, CSM
108 Plagiobothrys canescens Popcorn Flower A 3-5 OW, VG, CSS
Brassicaceae Mustard Family
109 Arabis glabra Tower Mustard B/P 3-5 OW
110 Barbarea orthoceras Winter Cress B/P 4-6 moist places, Ch
111 Brassica nigra Black Mustard *A 3-7 open grassy places, W
112 Brassica rapa Field Mustard *A 1-12 W
113 Cakile maritima Sea Rocket *A 6-11 ocean beach, CS
114 Capsella bursa-pastoris Shepherd's Purse *A 1-12 W
115 Cardamine californica Milk Maids P 2-5 moist shaded pl, OW, Ch
116 Caulanthus heterophyllus Jewel Flower A 3-5 openings in Ch, burns
117 Descurainia pinnata Tansy-Mustard A 3-6 sandy waste places
118 Draba cuneifolia Whitlow-Grass A 2-5 Ch, CSS
119 Erysimum capitatum Wallflower B 3-7 Ch
120 Erysimum insulare ssp. suffrutescens Perennial Wallflower SS 1-5 along coast, CSS
121 Guillenia lasiophylla California Mustard A 3-6 burns, washes, grasslands
122 Hirschfeldia incana Mediterranean Mustard B/P 5-10 W
123 Lepidium nitidum Peppergrass A 2-5 open places, <3000', Ch, CSS, VG
124 Lepidium virginicum Pepper Grass A 3-8 Ch, disturbed pl, burns
125 Lobularia maritima Sweet Alyssum *P 1-12 W
126 Raphanus sativus Wild Radish *A 2-7 W, coastal areas, &
127 Rorippa nasturtium-aquaticum Water Cress *P 3-11 along streams, lakes
128 Sisymbrium irio London Rocket *A 1-4 W
129 Sisymbrium officinale Hedge Mustard *A 4-7 OW, Ch, ocean beach
130 Sisymbrium orientale Oriental Mustard *A 5 W
131 Thysanocarpus curvipes Lace-Pod A 3-5 open rocky areas in Ch
132 Tropidocarpum gracile Dobie Pod A 3-5 grassy slopes, OW
Cactaceae Cactus Family
133 Opuntia littoralis Coast Prickly Pear SS 5-6 CSS, along immed. coast
134 Opuntia oricola Pancake Prickly Pear SS 4-5 CSS
135 Opuntia prolifera Coast Cholla S 4-6 coastal slopes, around CSM
Capparaceae Caper Family
136 Isomeris arborea Bladder Pod S 1-12 CSS, along immed. coast
Caprifoliaceae Honeysuckle Family
137 Lonicera subspicata Wild Honeysuckle S 6-7 Ch
138 Sambucus mexicana Elderberry S/T 3-9 Ch, open washes
139 Symphoricarpos mollis Snowberry SS 4-6 Ch, OW, Rp
Caryophyllaceae Pink Family
140 Cerastium glomeratum Mouse-Ear Chickweed *A 2-5 W
141 Herniaria hirsuta ssp. cinerea Herniaria *A 4-9 W, Ch, &
142 Silene gallica Catchfly *A 2-6 W
143 Silene laciniata ssp. major Indian Pink P 5-7 CSS, Ch
144 Silene multinervia Catchfly A 4-5 Ch, W, burns
145 Spergularia marina Sand Spurry A 3-9 CSM
146 Stellaria media Chickweed *A 2-9 W
Chenopodiaceae Goosefoot Family
147 Atriplex lentiformis Quail Brush S 7-10 along coast, CSS
148 Atriplex leucophylla Beach Saltbush P 4-10 CS
149 Atriplex semibaccata Australian Saltbush *P 4-12 W, CSS
150 Atriplex triangularis Arrow-Leaf Saltbush A 6-11 moist pl, mostly near coast
151 Bassia hyssopifolia Five-Hook Bassia *A 7-10 W, near coast
152 Chenopodium album Lamb's Quarters *A 6-10 W
153 Chenopodium ambrosioides Mexican Tea *P 6-10 W
154 Chenopodium californicum Soap Plant P 3-6 grassland, CSS, OW, Ch
155 Chenopodium murale Nettle-Leaved Goosefoot *A 1-12 W
156 Salicornia virginica Pickleweed P 8-11 CSM
157 Salsola tragus Russian Thistle *A 7-10 MC, W
158 Suaeda californica Sea-Blite SS 7-10 CSM, along beaches
Cistaceae Rock-Rose Family
159 Helianthemum scoparium Wild Rock Rose SS 3-6 CSS, Ch
Convolvulaceae Morning Glory Family
160 Calystegia macrostegia Morning Glory P 3-8 CSS, Ch
161 Calystegia soldanella Beach Morning Glory P 3-5 CS
162 Convolvulus arvensis Bindweed *P 5-10 cultivated ground, fields
163 Convolvulus simulans Small-Flowered Morning Glory P 3-5 grasslands, CSS
164 Dichondra occidentalis Chaparral Dichondra P 3-5 CSS, Ch, OW, common after fires
Crassulaceae Stonecrop Family
165 Crassula connata Pygmy Weed A 2-5 dry places
166 Dudleya lanceolata Lance-Leaf Liveforever P 5-7 dry slopes and banks
167 Dudleya pulverulenta Chalk Liveforever P 5-7 rocky slopes
Cucurbitaceae Gourd Family
168 Cucurbita foetidissima Wild Gourd P 6-8 roadsides, grassy slopes
169 Marah macrocarpus Wild Cucumber P 1-4 shaded slopes, Ch, CSS, &
Cuscutaceae Dodder Family
170 Cuscuta sp. Dodder A - -
Datiscaceae Datisca Family
171 Datisca glomerata Durango Root P 5-8 Rp
Ericaceae Heath Family
172 Arctostaphylos glandulosa Eastwood Manzanita S 1-3 open Ch
173 Arctostaphylos glauca Big Berry Manzanita S 12-3 open Ch
Euphorbiaceae Spurge Family
174 Chamaesyce polycarpa Golondrina P 1-12 CSS, Ch
175 Croton californicus California Croton P 3-10 along the coast, CSS
176 Eremocarpus setigerus Turkey Mullein A 5-10 grassy slopes, W
177 Euphorbia crenulata Chinese Caps A 3-8 shaded slopes, OW
178 Euphorbia spathulata Warty Spurge A 3-6 W
179 Ricinus communis Castor Bean *S 1-12 along roadsides, W
Fabaceae Pea Family
180 Astragalus trichopodus Locoweed P 2-6 CSS
181 Hoita macrostachya Leather Root P 5-8 colonial along canyon streams
182 Lathyrus vestitus var. vestitus Wild Sweet Pea P 4-6 CSS, Ch, OW
183 Lotus purshianus var. purshianus Spanish Clover A 5-10 OW, grassy areas
184 Lotus salsuginosus Alkali Lotus A 3-6 sandy beaches, sea bluffs,, CSS, Ch
185 Lotus scoparius Deerweed SS 3-8 ocean bluffs, CSS, Ch, &
186 Lotus strigosus Bishop's Lotus A 3-6 coastal bluffs, CSS
187 Lupinus bicolor Miniature Lupine A 3-6 VG, CSS
188 Lupinus hirsutissimus Stinging Lupine A 3-5 burns, CSS, Ch, W
189 Lupinus latifolius Broad-Leaf Lupine P 4-8 moist places, Ch, &
190 Lupinus longifolius Bush Lupine S 1-12 Ch, CSS
191 Lupinus sparsiflorus Coulter's Lupine A 3-5 open places, CSS, Ch
192 Lupinus succulentus Arroyo Lupine A 2-5 burns, W
193 Lupinus truncatus Collar Lupine A 3-5 burns, W
194 Medicago polymorpha Bur Clover *A 3-6 grassy places
195 Melilotus alba White Sweet Clover *A 5-9 W
196 Melilotus indica Sour Clover *A 4-10 W
197 Pickeringia montana Chaparral Pea S 5-8 dry slopes and ridges, Ch
198 Rupertia physodes California Tea P 4-6 colonial dry places, Ch, &
199 Trifolium sp. Clover A - -
200 Trifolium willdenovii Tomcat Clover A 3-6 grassy slopes, openings in Ch
201 Vicia americana var. americana American Vetch P 4-6 open places, CSS, Ch
202 Vicia sativa Spring Vetch *A 4-7 grassy places, W
203 Vicia villosa ssp. varia Smooth Vetch *A 5-6 grassy places
Fagaceae Oak Family
204 Quercus agrifolia Coast Live Oak T 3-4 moist canyons, OW, &
205 Quercus berberidifolia Scrub Oak S 3-5 Ch
Garryaceae Silk-Tassel Family
206 Garrya veatchii Silk-Tassel S 2-4 dry slopes, Ch, FW
Geraniaceae Geranium Family
207 Erodium botrys Long-Beaked Filaree *A 3-5 W
208 Erodium cicutarium Red Stem Filaree *A 2-5 grassy slopes, W, &
209 Erodium moschatum White Stem Filaree *A 2-5 W
210 Geranium carolinianum Carolina Geranium A 4-6 grassy and shaded places
Grossulariaceae Gooseberry Family
211 Ribes californicum Hillside Gooseberry S 1-3 shaded slopes, Ch, OW
212 Ribes malvaceum Chaparral Currant S 10-3 Ch
Hydrophyllaceae Phacelia Family
213 Emmenanthe penduliflora Whispering Bells A 4-7 Ch, OW, abundant after fires
214 Eucrypta chrysanthemifolia Eucrypta A 3-6 Ch, CSS, OW, abundant on burns
215 Phacelia cicutaria Caterpillar Phacelia A 3-5 Ch, &, on burns
216 Phacelia grandiflora Large-Flowered Phacelia A 4-6 dry slopes, burns, CSS, Ch, W
217 Phacelia imbricata Mountain Phacelia P 4-6 rocky places, Ch
218 Phacelia parryi Parry's Phacelia A 3-5 Ch, CSS, on burns
219 Phacelia ramosissima Branching Phacelia P 5-8 OW, Ch, along streams
220 Phacelia viscida Sticky Phacelia A 3-6 Ch, OW, burns
221 Pholistoma auritum Fiesta Flower A 3-5 Ch, OW, grassy places, burns
Juglandaceae Walnut Family
222 Juglans californica Calif. Black Walnut T 4-5 OW, Ch
Lamiaceae Mint Family
223 Lepechinia fragrans Pitcher Sage S 3-5 Ch
224 Marrubium vulgare Horehound *P 5-8 W
225 Monardella hypoleuca Monardella SS 6-9 under oaks, Ch
226 Salvia columbariae Chia A 3-6 CSS
227 Salvia leucophylla Purple Sage S 5-7 CSS
228 Salvia mellifera Black Sage S 4-7 CSS, Ch
229 Salvia spathacea Red Pitcher Sage P 3-5 OW, openings in Ch
230 Scutellaria tuberosa Skullcap P 4-5 Ch, OW
231 Stachys albens White Hedge Nettle P 5-10 moist places, CSS, &
232 Stachys bullata Hedge Nettle P 4-9 moist areas, CSS, Ch
233 Trichostema lanatum Wooly Blue Curls S 5-8 Ch, CSS
Lauraceae Laurel Family
234 Umbellularia californica California Bay T 12-5 along streams, moist slopes
Loasaceae Stick-Leaf Family
235 Mentzelia micrantha Blazing Star A 4-5 open, often disturbed places, Ch, FW
Lythraceae Loosestrife Family
236 Lythrum californicum California Loosestrife P 4-10 Rp
Malvaceae Mallow Family
237 Malacothamnus fasciculatus Bush Mallow S 4-7 W, burns
238 Malva parviflora Round Leaf Mallow *A 1-12 W
239 Sidalcea malvaeflora Checkerbloom P 3-6 grassy slopes and mesas
Nyctaginaceae Four-O'Clock Family
240 Abronia maritima Red Sand Verbena P 2-10 CS
241 Abronia umbellata Pink Sand Verbena P most CS
242 Mirabilis californica Wishbone Plant P 12-6 CSS, Ch
Onagraceae Evening Primrose Family
243 Camissonia californica Mustard Suncups A 4-5 CSS, Ch, W, burns
244 Camissonia cheiranthifolia Beach Evening Primrose P 3-7 dunes, beaches, CS
245 Camissonia sp. Suncup A - -
246 Clarkia bottae Punchbowl Clarkia A 4-6 CSS, &
247 Clarkia epilobioides Willow-Herb Clarkia A 3-5 OW
248 Clarkia unguiculata Elegant Clarkia A 5-6 OW, &
249 Epilobium canum California Fuchsia SS 8-10 Ch, OW
250 Epilobium ciliatum Willow Herb P 7-9 Rp
251 Oenothera elata Hooker's Evening Primrose B 6-8 moist places, CSS, Ch
Oxalidaceae Oxalis Family
252 Oxalis albicans Wild Oxalis P 3-5 rocky slopes, CSS
Paeoniaceae Peony Family
253 Paeonia californica Wild Peony P 1-3 in colonies, Ch
Papaveraceae Poppy Family
254 Dicentra ochroleuca White Eardrops P 5-7 Ch, burns, W
255 Eschscholzia californica California Poppy A/P 2-9 grassy, open pl
256 Platystemon californicus Cream Cups A 3-5 grassy areas
Plantaginaceae Plantain Family
257 Plantago erecta California Plantain A 3-5 grassy areas
258 Plantago major Common Plantain *P 4-9 moist places
Platanaceae Sycamore Family
259 Platanus racemosa Western Sycamore T 2-4 along stream beds, Rp
Plumbaginaceae Leadwort Family
260 Limonium perezii Marsh Rosemary *P 3-9 occasional on coastal bluffs
Polemoniaceae Phlox Family
261 Allophyllum glutinosum Stinky Gilia A 4-6 W, burns
262 Gilia capitata Globe Gilia A 4-5 Ch, OW, roadsides, burns
263 Leptodactylon californicum Prickly Phlox SS 3-6 Ch
264 Linanthus dianthiflorus Ground Pink A 2-4 grassy slopes, CSS
Polygonaceae Buckwheat Family
265 Chorizanthe staticoides Turkish Rugging A 4-7 grassy slopes, CSS, Ch
266 Emex spinosa Emex *A 7-11 disturbed places, coast highway
267 Eriogonum cinereum Ashy-Leaf Buckwheat S 6-12 abundant near coast, CSS
268 Eriogonum elongatum var. elongatum Wand Buckwheat P 8-11 CSS, OW, Ch, W
269 Eriogonum fasciculatum Wild Buckwheat S 1-12 Ch, CSS
270 Eriogonum parvifolium Sea Cliff Buckwheat S 4-11 coastal bluffs, CSS
271 Polygonum arenastrum Common Knotweed *A 5-11 W
272 Polygonum sp. Polygonum - - -
273 Pterostegia drymarioides Thread Stem A 3-7 grassy slopes
274 Rumex conglomeratus Green Dock *P 4-10 wet places
275 Rumex crispus Curly Dock *P 1-12 W, along roads
276 Rumex salicifolius Willow Dock P 5-9 wet places, along streams
Portulacaceae Purslane Family
277 Calandrinia breweri Brewer's Red Maids A 3-6 Ch, CSS, W, burns
278 Calandrinia ciliata Red Maids A 2-5 grassy slopes
279 Calyptridium monandrum Sand Cress A 3-6 W, burns
280 Claytonia perfoliata Miner's Lettuce A 2-5 shaded, moist pl, Ch, OW
Primulaceae Primrose Family
281 Anagallis arvensis Scarlet Pimpernel *A 3-7 W
282 Dodecatheon clevelandii Shooting Star P 1-4 grassy areas
Ranunculaceae Buttercup Family
283 Clematis lasiantha Virgin's Bower S 3-6 Ch
284 Delphinium cardinale Scarlet Larkspur P 5-6 brushy sl, roadbanks, Ch
285 Delphinium sp. Blue Larkspur P - -
286 Ranunculus californicus California Buttercup P 2-5 moist slopes and meadows, VG, FW
287 Ranunculus hebecarpus Hebe Buttercup A 3-5 grassy slopes, OW, Ch
288 Thalictrum fendleri var. polycarpum Meadow Rue P 3-6 brushy slopes, Ch
Rhamnaceae Buckthorn Family
289 Ceanothus megacarpus Big Pod Ceanothus S 1-4 Ch
290 Ceanothus oliganthus Hairy-Leaf Ceanothus S 2-4 Ch
291 Ceanothus spinosus Green Bark Ceanothus S 2-5 Ch
292 Rhamnus californica Coffee Berry S 5-6 OW, Ch
293 Rhamnus crocea Red Berry S 3-4 Ch, CSS
294 Rhamnus ilicifolia Holly-Leaf Red Berry S 3-6 Ch
Rosaceae Rose Family
295 Adenostoma fasciculatum Chamise S 5-6 Ch, CSS
296 Adenostoma sparsifolium Red Shanks S 7-8 Ch
297 Cercocarpus betuloides Mountain Mahogany S/T 3-4 Ch
298 Heteromeles arbutifolia Toyon S 6-7 Ch, CSS
299 Holodiscus discolor Cream Bush S 5-8 shady sites along streams
300 Potentilla glandulosa Cinquefoil P 5-7 shaded hillsides, in canyons
301 Prunus ilicifolia Holly-Leaf Cherry S 4-5 Ch
302 Rosa californica Wild Rose S 5-8 CSS, OW, along streams
303 Rubus ursinus Blackberry S 3-5 Ch, CSS
Rubiaceae Bedstraw Family
304 Galium angustifolium Chaparral Bedstrawq SS 4-6 CSS, Ch
305 Galium aparine Cleavers A 3-7 shaded slopes, grassy places
306 Galium nuttallii Shrubby Bedstraw SS 3-6 CSS, Ch
Salicaceae Willow Family
307 Salix exigua Sandbar Willow S 3-5 river beds, borders of CSM
308 Salix lasiolepis Arroyo Willow S/T 3-5 wet places, Rp
Saxifragaceae Saxifrage Family
309 Lithophragma affine Woodland Star P 2-6 shaded slopes
Scrophulariaceae Snapdragon Family
310 Antirrhinum kelloggii Twining Snapdragon A 3-5 CSS, Ch, burns
311 Antirrhinum nuttallianum Violet Snapdragon A 2-8 Ch, on burns
312 Castilleja affinis Indian Paint Brush P 2-5 CSS, Ch
313 Castilleja exserta Owl's Clover A 3-5 Ch, burns
314 Castilleja foliolosa Wooly Indian Paintbrush P 2-6 open areas in Ch
315 Collinsia heterophylla Chinese Houses A 3-7 OW, Ch
316 Cordylanthus rigidus ssp. setigerus Bird's Beak A 5-8 grassy areas in Ch, OW
317 Keckiella cordifolia Heart-Leaf Penstemon S 3-8 Ch, CSS, OW
318 Linaria canadensis Toadflax A 3-5 sandy soils
319 Mimulus aurantiacus Bush Monkey Flower SS 4-7 CSS, Ch
320 Mimulus brevipes Yellow Monkey Flower A 4-6 Ch, on burns
321 Mimulus cardinalis Scarlet Monkey Flower P 4-10 along streams, Rp
322 Mimulus floribundus Slimy Monkey Flower A 4-8 sandy flats along streams
323 Mimulus guttatus Stream Monkey Flower P 3-8 moist places along streams
324 Mimulus pilosus Downy Monkey Flower A 4-9 moist areas, OW, Ch
325 Scrophularia californica California Bee Plant P 3-5 moist areas, OW, CSS, Ch
326 Veronica anagallis-aquatica Great-Water Speedwell *P 5-9 lakes, streams
327 Veronica persica Persian Speedwell *A 2-5 W
Solanaceae Nightshade Family
328 Datura wrightii Jimson Weed P 4-10 CSS, W
329 Lycopersicon esculentum Garden Tomato *A/P 8-10 moist places, W, cult
330 Nicotiana glauca Tree Tobacco *S/T 4-8 along streams, W
331 Solanum douglasii White Nightshade SS 1-12 brushy slopes, W, Ch, &
332 Solanum xanti Purple Nightshade SS 2-6 CSS, openings in Ch
Tropaeolaceae Nasturtium Family
333 Tropaeolum majus Garden nasturtium *A/P 1-12 moist places, along coast
Urticaceae Nettle Family
334 Hesperocnide tenella Black-Hair Nettle A 4-6 moist slopes, Ch, OW
335 Parietaria hespera Pellitory A 2-6 moist slopes, OW, Ch
336 Urtica dioica ssp. holosericea Stinging Nettle P 7-9 moist areas
Verbenaceae Vervain Family
337 Verbena lasiostachys Vervain P 4-9 CSS, grassy areas in Ch
Violaceae Violet Family
338 Viola pedunculata Johnny-Jump-Up P 2-4 grassy areas in Ch, OW
Viscaceae Mistletoe Family
339 Phoradendron macrophyllum Sycamore Mistletoe SS 10-3 on Platanus, Juglans, etc.
340 Phoradendron villosum Oak Mistletoe SS 7-9 on Quercus
Zygophyllaceae Caltrop Family
341 Tribulus terrestris Puncture Vine *A 4-10 W


Cyperaceae Sedge Family
342 Carex sp. Sedge P - along streams, Rp
343 Cyperus sp. Umbrella Sedge P - wet places, Rp
344 Eleocharis sp. Spike-Rush P - along streams, Rp
345 Scirpus sp. Bulrush P - wet places, FWM
Iridaceae Iris Family
346 Sisyrinchium bellum Blue Eyed Grass P 3-5 grasslands, CSS
Juncaceae Rush Family
347 Juncus bufonius Toad Rush A 4-6 wet places
348 Juncus sp. Rush P - -
349 Juncus textilis Indian Rush P 5-6 canyons
Lemnaceae Duckweed Family
350 Lemna valdiviana Duckweed P - floating on ponds, lakes
Liliaceae Lily Family
351 Allium haematochiton Wild Onion P 3-5 CSS, Ch, OW
352 Bloomeria crocea Golden Star P 4-6 OW, Ch, W
353 Calochortus catalinae White Mariposa Lily P 3-5 grasslands, CSS, burns
354 Calochortus clavatus Yellow Mariposa Lily P 4-6 Ch, CSS, OW
355 Chlorogalum pomeridianum Soap Plant P 5-7 CSS, Ch, on burns
356 Dichelostemma capitatum Blue Dicks P 3-5 CSS, grasslands
357 Fritillaria biflora Chocolate Lily P 2-6 under shrubs, Ch, &
358 Lilium humboldtii Humboldt Lily P 6-7 along shaded streams
359 Yucca whipplei Chaparral Yucca S 4-6 CSS, Ch, OW
360 Zigadenus fremontii White Star Lily P 3-5 CSS, Ch
Orchidaceae Orchid Family
361 Epipactis gigantea Giant Stream Orchid P 5-8 moist places along streams
362 Piperia unalascensis Rein Orchid P 3-7 recent burns, OW, &
Poaceae Grass Family
363 Achnatherum coronatum Needlegrass P 4-6 dry slopes, CSS, Ch
364 Achnatherum speciosum Desert Stipa *P 4-6 Ch
365 Aristida adscensionis Triple-Awned Grass A 4-5 burned rocky slopes in Ch
366 Arundo donax Giant Reed *P 3-9 by streams, moist pl
367 Avena barbata Slender Oats *A 3-6 along roadsides, in grasslands
368 Avena fatua Wild Oats *A 4-6 with above
369 Avena sativa Cultivated Oats *A 4-6 escape from cultivation
370 Bothriochloa barbinodis Beard Grass P 2-5 sandy soil near coast
371 Bromus catharticus Rescue Grass *A/B 4-11 W
372 Bromus diandrus Rip Gut Brome *A 4-6 grasslands, along roadsides
373 Bromus hordeaceus Soft Chess *A 4-7 CSS, OW, borders of Ch
374 Bromus madritensis ssp. rubens Red Brome *A 3-6 W
375 Cynodon dactylon Bermuda Grass *P 6-8 W
376 Digitaria sanguinalis Crab Grass *A 6-9 W
377 Distichlis spicata Salt Grass P 4-7 CSM
378 Elymus glaucus Ryegrass P 6-8 grassy wooded places, MC
379 Elymus stebbinsii Wheat Grass P 5-6 Ch
380 Hordeum murinum ssp. leporinum Foxtail Grass *A 4-7 W
381 Hordeum vulgare var. trifurcatum Barley *A - along roads
382 Koeleria macrantha June Grass P 5-7 OW
383 Lamarckia aurea Goldentop *A 2-5 CSS, Ch
384 Leptochloa sp. Sprangle-Top A - -
385 Leymus condensatus Giant Wild Rye P 6-8 CSS, Ch, OW
386 Lolium multiflorum Italian Ryegrass *A/B 4-10 W, burns
387 Melica imperfecta Coast Range Melic P 4-5 CSS, Ch, OW, burns
388 Muhlenbergia microsperma Purple Muhly A 3-5 VG, CSS
389 Nassella lepida Foothill Stipa P 3-5 CSS, OW, borders of Ch
390 Nassella pulchra Purple Needlegrass P 3-5 grasslanda, OW, CSS
391 Panicum sp. Panicum - - -
392 Parapholis incurva Sicklegrass *A 4-6 borders of CSM
393 Pennisetum setaceum Fountain Grass *P 7-10 mostly along roadsides
394 Pennisetum villosum Feathertop *P 6-8 along roadsides
395 Phalaris aquatica Harding Grass *P 5-8 grasslands (La Jolla Valley)
396 Phalaris sp. Canary Grass - - -
397 Piptatherum miliaceum Smilo *P 4-9 along streams, roadsides
398 Poa bulbosa Bulbous Bluegrass *P 4-7 along roadsides, &
399 Polypogon monspeliensis Rabbitfoot Grass *A 4-10 moist places
400 Schismus barbatus Abu-Mashi *A 3-4 W, along roadsides
401 Sorghum halepense Johnson Grass *P 3-10 W
402 Vulpia microstachys var. pauciflora Few-Flowered Fescue A 3-6 dry places
403 Vulpia sp. Fescue - - grasslands
Typhaceae Cat Tail Family
404 Typha domingensis Slender Cat-Tail P 6-7 marshy areas along streams, lakes
405 Typha latifolia Broad-Leaf Cat Tail P 6-7 marshy areas along streams, lakes, FWM

T = Tree
S = Shrub
SS = Subshrub
A = Annual
B = Biennial

P = Perennial
* = Introduced
Ch = Chaparral
CS = Coastal Strand
OW = Oak Woodland

CSS = Coastal Sage
VG = Valley Grassland
CSM = Coastal Salt Marsh
FWM = Freshwater Marsh
Rp = Riparian
W = Weedy, Waste and
   Disturbed Places
MC = Many Communities
& = And Other Communities

Plant list digitized and names updated in accord with The Jepson Manual by Tom Chester and Michael Charters 7 October 2002.


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