Illustrated Plant List

NPS Early Detection, Pinnacles NP

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Priority 1-3 species.
56 PLANTS
Acroptilon repens    Russian knapweed
invasive non-native
Perennial herb

ASTERACEAE

Acroptilon repens Acroptilon repens Acroptilon repens
2009 Ron Wolf
2008 John Dittes
2001 CDFA

Ailanthus altissima    Ailanthus,  Tree of heaven
invasive non-native
Tree

SIMAROUBACEAE

Ailanthus altissima Ailanthus altissima Ailanthus altissima
2014 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
2018 Carolyn Martus
2005 George W. Hartwell

Amaranthus albus    Pigweed amaranth,  Tumbleweed
non-native
Annual herb

AMARANTHACEAE

Amaranthus albus Amaranthus albus Amaranthus albus
2006 Keir Morse
2004 Penn Martin II
2005 Steve Matson

Arundo donax    Giant reed
invasive non-native
Perennial grass

POACEAE

Arundo donax Arundo donax Arundo donax
2008 John Dittes
2007 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
2011 Zoya Akulova

Brassica nigra    Black mustard
invasive non-native
Annual herb

BRASSICACEAE

Brassica nigra Brassica nigra Brassica nigra
2011 Jorg & Mimi Fleige
2009 Barry Breckling
2009 Zoya Akulova

Brassica rapa    Common mustard,  Field mustard,  Rape mustard
invasive non-native
Annual herb

BRASSICACEAE

Brassica rapa Brassica rapa Brassica rapa
2008 Neal Kramer
2008 Neal Kramer
2009 Zoya Akulova

Bromus tectorum    Cheatgrass, downy brome,  Downy brome grass,  Downy chess
invasive non-native
Annual grass

POACEAE

Bromus tectorum Bromus tectorum Bromus tectorum
2008 Gary A. Monroe
2018 Elizabeth Brusati
2001 Joe DiTomaso

Carduus pycnocephalus    Italian thistle
invasive non-native
Annual herb

ASTERACEAE

Carduus pycnocephalus Carduus pycnocephalus Carduus pycnocephalus
2004 Carol W. Witham
2004 Carol W. Witham
2001 CDFA

Carduus tenuiflorus    Italian thistle,  Slender flowered thistle,  Winged plumeless thistle
invasive non-native
Annual herb

ASTERACEAE

Carduus tenuiflorus Carduus tenuiflorus Carduus tenuiflorus
2011 Zoya Akulova
2001 CDFA
Charles Webber 1998 California Academy of Sciences

Centaurea benedicta    Blessed thistle
non-native
Annual herb

ASTERACEAE

Centaurea benedicta Centaurea benedicta Centaurea benedicta
2009 Neal Kramer
2008 Luigi Rignanese
2006 Chris Wagner, SBNF

Centaurea melitensis    Maltese star thistle,  Napa star thistle,  Tocalote
invasive non-native
Annual herb

ASTERACEAE

Centaurea melitensis Centaurea melitensis Centaurea melitensis
2005 James M. Andre
2018 Stacie Sherman
2007 Neal Kramer

Centaurea solstitialis    Barnaby's thistle,  Yellow star thistle
invasive non-native
Annual herb

ASTERACEAE

Centaurea solstitialis Centaurea solstitialis Centaurea solstitialis
2004 Carol W. Witham
2008 Luigi Rignanese
2014 Robert F Norris

Cirsium vulgare    Bull thistle
invasive non-native
Perennial herb

ASTERACEAE

Cirsium vulgare Cirsium vulgare Cirsium vulgare
2005 Christopher L. Christie
2018 Julie Kierstead Nelson
2008 John Dittes

Conium maculatum    Poison hemlock
invasive non-native
Perennial herb

APIACEAE

Conium maculatum Conium maculatum Conium maculatum
2008 Keir Morse
2011 Louis-M. Landry
2009 Neal Kramer

Cotula coronopifolia    Brass buttons,  Common brassbuttons
invasive non-native
Perennial herb

ASTERACEAE

Cotula coronopifolia Cotula coronopifolia Cotula coronopifolia
2004 Carol W. Witham
2018 Bill Schmidt
2015 Zoya Akulova

Crypsis schoenoides    Swamp grass,  Swamp picklegrass,  Swamp pricklegrass
non-native
Annual grass

POACEAE

Crypsis schoenoides Crypsis schoenoides Crypsis schoenoides
2007 Neal Kramer
2018 Ron Vanderhoff
2009 Keir Morse

Cynodon dactylon    Bermuda grass,  Bermudagrass
invasive non-native
Perennial grass

POACEAE

Cynodon dactylon Cynodon dactylon Cynodon dactylon
2008 Keir Morse
2008 Keir Morse
2008 Zoya Akulova

Cyperus difformis    Variable flatsedge
non-native
Annual grasslike herb

CYPERACEAE

Cyperus difformis Cyperus difformis Cyperus difformis
2006 Dean Wm. Taylor
2017 Ron Vanderhoff
2018 Ron Vanderhoff

Dactylis glomerata    Orchard grass,  Orchardgrass
invasive non-native
Perennial grass

POACEAE

Dactylis glomerata Dactylis glomerata Dactylis glomerata
2005 Louis-M. Landry
2018 Kyndal Olin
2008 Keir Morse

Dittrichia graveolens    Stinkwort
invasive non-native
Annual herb

ASTERACEAE

Dittrichia graveolens Dittrichia graveolens Dittrichia graveolens
2008 Keir Morse
2014 Neal Kramer
2012 Jean Pawek

Dysphania ambrosioides    Mexican tea
non-native
Annual, Perennial herb

CHENOPODIACEAE

Dysphania ambrosioides Dysphania ambrosioides Dysphania ambrosioides
2008 Keir Morse
2009 Zoya Akulova
2014 Zoya Akulova

Elymus caput-medusae    Medusa head
invasive non-native
Annual grass

POACEAE

Elymus caput-medusae Elymus caput-medusae Elymus caput-medusae
2011 Steve Matson
2008 Keir Morse
2011 Steve Matson

Festuca perennis    Italian rye grass
invasive non-native
Annual, Perennial grass

POACEAE

Festuca perennis Festuca perennis Festuca perennis
2004 Carol W. Witham
2018 Tim Lewis
2003 James B. Gratiot

Festuca temulenta    Darnel, tares
non-native
Annual grass

POACEAE

Festuca temulenta Festuca temulenta
2013 Al Keuter
2013 Al Keuter

Helminthotheca echioides    Bristly ox-tongue
invasive non-native
Annual, Perennial herb

ASTERACEAE

Helminthotheca echioides Helminthotheca echioides Helminthotheca echioides
2003 Christopher L. Christie
2012 Elizabeth Brusati
2003 George W. Hartwell

Hirschfeldia incana    Mediterranean hoary mustard,  Short podded mustard,  Summer mustard
invasive non-native
Perennial herb

BRASSICACEAE

Hirschfeldia incana Hirschfeldia incana Hirschfeldia incana
2003 Keir Morse
2010 Zoya Akulova
2007 Luigi Rignanese

Iris pseudacorus    Horticultural iris,  Paleyellow iris,  Water iris
invasive non-native
Perennial herb

IRIDACEAE

Iris pseudacorus Iris pseudacorus Iris pseudacorus
2001 Nick Kurzenko
2018 Brian Charles
2014 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy

Lactuca serriola    Prickly lettuce,  Prickly wild lettuce
invasive non-native
Annual herb

ASTERACEAE

Lactuca serriola Lactuca serriola Lactuca serriola
2008 Keir Morse
2006 Jennifer Naegele
2006 Luigi Rignanese

Lepidium latifolium    Broad leaved pepper grass,  Broadleaved pepperweed,  Perennial pepperweed
invasive non-native
Perennial herb

BRASSICACEAE

Lepidium latifolium Lepidium latifolium Lepidium latifolium
2002 Jennifer Forman
2018 Julian Geoghegan
2018 Michael Plotz

Malva parviflora    Cheeseweed mallow
non-native
Annual herb

MALVACEAE

Malva parviflora Malva parviflora Malva parviflora
2012 Neal Kramer
2002 Tom Annese
2008 Luigi Rignanese

Marrubium vulgare    White horehound
invasive non-native
Perennial herb

LAMIACEAE

Marrubium vulgare Marrubium vulgare Marrubium vulgare
2003 Michael Charters
2010 Lee Dittmann
2007 Luigi Rignanese

Melilotus alba    White sweetclover
(currently Melilotus albus)
invasive non-native
Annual, Biennial herb

FABACEAE

Melilotus alba Melilotus alba Melilotus alba
2005 Luigi Rignanese
2012 Aaron Arthur
2008 Keir Morse

Mentha spicata var. spicata    Spearmint
(currently Mentha spicata)
non-native
Perennial herb

LAMIACEAE

Mentha spicata var. spicata Mentha spicata var. spicata Mentha spicata var. spicata
2015 Debra L. Cook
2005 Louis-M. Landry
2014 Zoya Akulova

Mentha Xpiperita    Peppermint
non-native
Perennial herb

LAMIACEAE

Mentha Xpiperita Mentha Xpiperita
2012 Daniel Gluesenkamp
1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Nicotiana glauca    Tree tobacco
invasive non-native
Tree, Shrub

SOLANACEAE

Nicotiana glauca Nicotiana glauca Nicotiana glauca
2006 Brent Miller
2018 Jutta Burger
2009 Keir Morse

Phalaris aquatica    Bulbous canarygrass,  Harding grass
invasive non-native
Perennial grass

POACEAE

Phalaris aquatica Phalaris aquatica Phalaris aquatica
2008 Neal Kramer
2014 Zoya Akulova
2008 Neal Kramer

Plantago lanceolata    English plantain,  Narrow leaved plantain,  Ribgrass
invasive non-native
Perennial herb

PLANTAGINACEAE

Plantago lanceolata Plantago lanceolata Plantago lanceolata
2007 Neal Kramer
2008 Keir Morse
2009 Lee Dittmann

Poa bulbosa    Bulbous blue grass,  Bulbous bluegrass
non-native
Perennial grass

POACEAE

Poa bulbosa Poa bulbosa Poa bulbosa
2008 Keir Morse
2008 Keir Morse
2008 Keir Morse

Polygonum aviculare ssp. depressum    Prostrate knotweed
non-native
Annual, Perennial herb

POLYGONACEAE

Polygonum aviculare ssp. depressum Polygonum aviculare ssp. depressum Polygonum aviculare ssp. depressum
2009 Barry Breckling
2011 Jorg & Mimi Fleige
2008 Neal Kramer

Raphanus sativus    Cultivated radish,  Jointed charlock,  Wild radish
invasive non-native
Annual, Biennial herb

BRASSICACEAE

Raphanus sativus Raphanus sativus Raphanus sativus
2008 Neal Kramer
2003 Michael Charters
2008 Thomas Stoughton

Rubus armeniacus    Himalayan blackberry
invasive non-native
Shrub

ROSACEAE

Rubus armeniacus Rubus armeniacus Rubus armeniacus
2002 George W. Hartwell
2018 Rachel Kesel
2009 Zoya Akulova

Rumex acetosella    Common sheep sorrel
invasive non-native
Perennial herb

POLYGONACEAE

Rumex acetosella Rumex acetosella Rumex acetosella
2007 Dr. Mark S. Brunell
2013 Margo Bors
2004 Carol W. Witham

Rumex crispus    Curly dock,  Curly leaved dock,  Rhubarb
invasive non-native
Perennial herb

POLYGONACEAE

Rumex crispus Rumex crispus Rumex crispus
2000 Joseph Dougherty/ecology.org
2009 Zoya Akulova
2004 Carol W. Witham

Salsola tragus    Prickly russian thistle,  Russianthistle,  Tumbleweed
invasive non-native
Annual herb

CHENOPODIACEAE

Salsola tragus Salsola tragus Salsola tragus
2001 Jeff Abbas
2009 Neal Kramer
2001 Jeff Abbas

Schismus arabicus    Arabian schismus,  Mediterranean grass
invasive non-native
Annual grass

POACEAE

Schismus arabicus Schismus arabicus Schismus arabicus
2001 Joe DiTomaso
2001 Joe DiTomaso
2001 Joe DiTomaso

Silybum marianum    Blessed milkthistle,  Milk thistle
invasive non-native
Annual, Perennial herb

ASTERACEAE

Silybum marianum Silybum marianum Silybum marianum
2006 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
2005 Luigi Rignanese
2005 Luigi Rignanese

Stipa miliacea var. miliacea    Smilo grass
invasive non-native
Perennial grass

POACEAE

Stipa miliacea var. miliacea Stipa miliacea var. miliacea Stipa miliacea var. miliacea
2006 Luigi Rignanese
2009 Keir Morse
2007 Tom Cochrane

Tamarix ramosissima    Saltcedar,  Tamarisk
invasive non-native
Tree, Shrub

TAMARICACEAE

Tamarix ramosissima Tamarix ramosissima Tamarix ramosissima
2010 Neal Kramer
2018 Ron Vanderhoff
2016 Joe Woods

Tragopogon dubius    Goat's beard,  Yellow salsify
invasive non-native
Perennial herb

ASTERACEAE

Tragopogon dubius Tragopogon dubius Tragopogon dubius
2018 Chico Hiking Association
2010 Lee Dittmann
2006 Louis-M. Landry

Tribulus terrestris    Puncture vine,  Puncturevine
invasive non-native
Annual herb

ZYGOPHYLLACEAE

Tribulus terrestris Tribulus terrestris Tribulus terrestris
2009 Neal Kramer
2018 Julie Kierstead Nelson
2016 Joan Hampton

Trifolium hirtum    Rose clover
invasive non-native
Annual herb

FABACEAE

Trifolium hirtum Trifolium hirtum Trifolium hirtum
2004 Carol W. Witham
2013 Zoya Akulova
2007 Neal Kramer

Verbascum blattaria    Moth mullein
non-native
Perennial herb

SCROPHULARIACEAE

Verbascum blattaria Verbascum blattaria Verbascum blattaria
2006 David McClurg
2010 Barry Breckling
2008 Chris Wagner

Verbascum thapsus    Common mullein,  Woolly mullein
invasive non-native
Perennial herb

SCROPHULARIACEAE

Verbascum thapsus Verbascum thapsus Verbascum thapsus
2008 Keir Morse
2008 Mary Winter
2009 Neal Kramer

Veronica persica    Bird's eye speedwell,  Birdeye speedwell
non-native
Annual herb

PLANTAGINACEAE

Veronica persica Veronica persica Veronica persica
2011 Robert Hamilton
2009 Keir Morse
2006 Luigi Rignanese

Vinca major    Bigleaf periwinkle,  Greater periwinkle,  Vinca
invasive non-native
Perennial herb

APOCYNACEAE

Vinca major Vinca major Vinca major
2018 Ron Vanderhoff
2007 Luigi Rignanese
2004 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy

Xanthium spinosum    Spiny clotbur,  Spiny cockleburr
native
Annual herb

ASTERACEAE

Xanthium spinosum Xanthium spinosum Xanthium spinosum
2014 Richard Spellenberg
2010 Zoya Akulova
2015 Zoya Akulova