Plant Guide : name index

Common Name Scientific Name Familysort icon
Desert Grape Vitis girdiana Vitaceae
Dwarf Nettle (not native) Urtica urens Urticaceae
Southern Cattail Typha domingensis Typhaceae
Blue Dicks Dichelostemma capitatum Themidaceae
Sacred Datura Datura wrightii Solanaceae
Parish's Nightshade Solanum parishii Solanaceae
Tree Tobacco (not native) Nicotiana glauca Solanaceae
California Bee Plant Scrophularia californica Scrophulariaceae
Arroyo Willow Salix lasiolepis Salicaceae
Fremont Cottonwood Populus fremontii Salicaceae
Narrow-Leaf Bedstraw Galium angustifolium Rubiaceae
Toyon Heteromeles arbutifolia Rosaceae
Chamise Adenostoma fasciculatum Rosaceae
Wart-stemmed Ceanothus Ceanothus verrucosus Rhamnaceae
Spiny Redberry Rhamnus crocea Rhamnaceae
Ropevine Clematis Clematis pauciflora Ranunculaceae
California Polypody Polypodium californicum Polypodiaceae
California Buckwheat Eriogonum fasciculatum Polygonaceae
Slender Buckwheat Eriogonum gracile Polygonaceae
Coast Woolly Heads Nemacaulis denudata Polygonaceae
Long-stem Buckwheat Eriogonum elongatum Polygonaceae
Saltgrass Distichlis spicata Poaceae
California Cord Grass Spartina foliosa Poaceae
Perez's Sea Lavender (not native) Limonium perezii Plumbaginaceae
Wavyleaf Sea Lavender (not native) Limonium sinuatum Plumbaginaceae
California Sea Lavender Limonium californicum Plumbaginaceae
California Sycamore Platanus racemosa Platanaceae
Dot-seed Plantain Plantago erecta Plantagonaceae
Chinese Houses Collinsia heterophylla Plantaginaceae
Nuttall's Snapdragon Antirrhinum nuttallianum Plantaginaceae
Torrey Pine Pinus torreyana Pinaceae
Bush Monkeyflower Mimulus aurantiacus Phrymaceae
Wind Poppy Papaver heterophyllum Papaveraceae
California Poppy Eschscholzia californica Papaveraceae
Cream Cups Platystemon californicus Papaveraceae
Dark-tip Bird's Beak Cordylanthus rigidus Orobanchaceae
Hooker's Evening Primrose Oenothera elata Onagraceae
Beach Primrose Camissoniopsis cheiranthifolia Onagraceae
California Sun Cup Camissoniopsis bistorta Onagraceae
Beach Sand Verbena Abronia umbellata Nyctaginaceae
Wishbone Bush Mirabilis laevis Nyctaginaceae
Sugar Gum (not native) Eucalyptus cladocalyx Myrtaceae
Blue Gum (not native) Eucalyptus globulus Myrtaceae
Red Gum (not native) Eucalyptus camaldulensis Myrtaceae
Miner's Lettuce Claytonia perfoliata Montiaceae
Fremont's Star Lily Toxicoscordion fremontii Melanthiaceae
Alkali Mallow Malvella leprosa Malvaceae
Chaparral Mallow Malacothamnus fasciculatus Malvaceae
Black Sage Salvia mellifera Lamiaceae
White Sage Salvia apiana Lamiaceae
Spiny Rush Juncus acutus Juncaceae
Blue-eyed grass Sisyrinchium bellum Iridaceae
Fuchsia-flowered Gooseberry Ribes speciosum Grossulariaceae
Alkali Heath Frankenia salina Frankeniaceae
Nuttall's Scrub Oak Quercus dumosa Fagaceae
Deerweed Acmispon glaber Fabaceae
Nuttall's Lotus Acmispon prostratus Fabaceae
Chaparral Sweet Pea Lathyrus vestitus Fabaceae
Collared Lupine Lupinus truncatus Fabaceae
Dove Lupine Lupinus bicolor Fabaceae
Ocean Locoweed Astragalus trichopodus Fabaceae
California Croton Croton californicus Euphorbiaceae
Castor Bean (not native) Ricinus communis Euphorbiaceae
Mission Manzanita Xylococcus bicolor Ericaceae
California Bulrush Schoenoplectus californicus Cyperaceae
Wild Cucumber Marah macrocarpa Cucurbitaceae
Chalk Dudleya Dudleya pulverulenta Crassulaceae
Pygmy Stonecrop Crassula connata Crassulaceae
Ladies'-fingers Dudleya edulis Crassulaceae
California Dodder Cuscuta californica Convolvulaceae
Wild Morning Glory Calystegia macrostegia Convolvulaceae
Alkali Weed Cressa truxillensis Concolvulaceae
Bladderpod Peritoma arborea Cleomaceae
Rock-Rose Crocanthemum scoparium Cistaceae
Fat Hen (not native) Atriplex prostrata Chenopodiaceae
Pickleweed Salicornia pacifica Chenopodiaceae
Slender Glasswort Salicornia depressa Chenopodiaceae
Tumbleweed (not native) Salsola tragus Chaenopodiaceae
Tread Lightly Cardionema ramosissimum Caryophyllaceae
Southern Pink Silene laciniata Caryophyllaceae
Southern Honeysuckle Lonicera subspicata Caprifoliaceae
Western Prickly Pear Opuntia cf. x occidentalis Cactaceae
Wild Radish (not native) Raphanus sativus Brassicaceae
Western Wallflower Erysimum capitatum Brassicaceae
Black Mustard (not native) Brassica nigra Brassicaceae
Milkmaids Cardamine californica Brassicaceae
Common Phacelia Phacelia distans Boraginaceae
Fiesta Flower Pholistoma auritum Boraginaceae
Salt Heliotrope Heliotropium curassavicum Boraginaceae
Pride of Madeira (not native) Echium candicans Boraginaceae
Branching Phacelia Phacelia ramosissima Boraginaceae
Coast Fiddleneck Amsinckia intermedia Baraginaceae
Cocklebur Xanthium strumarium Asteraceae
California Brickellbush Brickellia californica Asteraceae
Coyote Brush Baccharis pilularis Asteraceae
Telegraph Weed Heterotheca grandiflora Asteraceae
Del Mar Sand Aster Corethrogyne filaginifolia Asteraceae
Bush Sunflower Encelia californica Asteraceae
Mule Fat Baccharis salicifolia Asteraceae
Wild Tarragon (native status uncertain) Artemisia dracunculus Asteraceae
California Sagebrush Artemisia californica Asteraceae
Twiggy Wreath Plant Stephanomeria spp. Asteraceae
Yellow Pincushion Chaenactis glabriuscula Asteraceae
Orcutt's Goldenbush Hazardia orcuttii Asteraceae
Sea Dahlia Leptosyne maritima Asteraceae
Goldenbush Isocoma menziesii Asteraceae
Cobwebby Thistle Cirsium occidentale Asteraceae
Palmer's Sagewort Artemisia palmeri Asteraceae
Golden Yarrow Eriophyllum confertiflorum Asteraceae
California Mugwort Artemisia douglansiana Asteraceae
Bicolor Everlasting Pseudognaphalium biolettii Asteraceae
California Everlasting Pseudognaphalium californicum Asteraceae
Sacapellote Acourtia microcephala Asteraceae
Salt Marsh Fleabane Pluchea odorata Asteraceae
Salty Susan Jaumea carnosa Asteraceae
Tarweed Deinandra fasciculata Asteraceae
Fragrant Everlasting Pseudognaphalium beneolens Asteraceae
Sawtooth Goldenbush Hazardia squarrosa Asreraceae
Climbing Milkweed Funastrum cynanchoides Apocynaceae
Fennel (not native) Foeniculum vulgare Apiaceae
Rattlesnake Weed Daucus pusillus Apiaceae
Pacific sanicle Sanicula crassicaulis Apiaceae
Lemonade Berry Rhus integrifolia Anacardiaceae
Laurel Sumac Malosma laurina Anacardiaceae
Small Flowered Soap Plant Chlorogalum parviflorum Agavaceae
Mojave Yucca Yucca schidigera Agavaceae
Mexican Elderberry Sambucus nigra Adoxaceae