California Phenology Project Species List
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Updated 2014-1-22 from this page: https://www.usanpn.org/cpp/AllSpecies
30 PLANTS
Acacia greggii    Catclaw, devil's claw
(currently Senegalia greggii)
native
Shrub

FABACEAE

Acacia greggii Acacia greggii Acacia greggii
2009 Neal Kramer
2015 John Doyen
2006 Steve Matson

Adenostoma fasciculatum    Chamise
native
Tree, Shrub

ROSACEAE

Adenostoma fasciculatum Adenostoma fasciculatum Adenostoma fasciculatum
2008 Thomas Stoughton
2002 Lynn Watson
2009 Keir Morse

Aesculus californica    Buckeye,  California buckeye,  California horse chestnut
native
Tree

SAPINDACEAE

Aesculus californica Aesculus californica Aesculus californica
2003 George W. Hartwell
2009 Neal Kramer
2004 George W. Hartwell

Arctostaphylos patula    Green leaf manzanita,  Greenleaf manzanita
native
Shrub

ERICACEAE

Arctostaphylos patula Arctostaphylos patula Arctostaphylos patula
Gerald and Buff Corsi 2010 California Academy of Sciences
2009 Keir Morse
2003 Steve Matson

Baccharis pilularis    Coyote brush,  Dwarf chaparral broom
native
Shrub

ASTERACEAE

Baccharis pilularis Baccharis pilularis Baccharis pilularis
2009 Margo Bors
2004 David A. Tharp
2011 Bing Huey

Coleogyne ramosissima    Black brush,  Blackbrush
native
Shrub

ROSACEAE

Coleogyne ramosissima Coleogyne ramosissima Coleogyne ramosissima
2003 Michael Charters
2004 James M. Andre
2004 Michelle Cloud-Hughes

Diplacus aurantiacus    Bush monkey flower,  Island monkeyflower,  Sticky monkeyflower
(currently Mimulus aurantiacus)
native
Shrub

PHRYMACEAE

Diplacus aurantiacus Diplacus aurantiacus Diplacus aurantiacus
2007 Steven Thorsted
2009 Keir Morse
2004 Dr. Mark S. Brunell

Eriogonum fasciculatum    California buckwheat,  Eastern mojave buckwheat
native
Shrub

POLYGONACEAE

Eriogonum fasciculatum Eriogonum fasciculatum Eriogonum fasciculatum
2007 Ricky Grubb
2002 Lynn Watson
2005 Michael W. Tuma

Eschscholzia californica    California poppy
native
Annual, Perennial herb

PAPAVERACEAE

Eschscholzia californica Eschscholzia californica Eschscholzia californica
2006 Steve Matson
2001 George W. Hartwell
2002 Tony Morosco

Heracleum maximum    Common cowparsnip
native
Perennial herb

APIACEAE

Heracleum maximum Heracleum maximum Heracleum maximum
2007 Matt Below
2006 Louis-M. Landry
2008 Neal Kramer

Larrea tridentata    South american creosote bush
native
Shrub

ZYGOPHYLLACEAE

Larrea tridentata Larrea tridentata Larrea tridentata
2004 James M. Andre
2005 Steve Matson
2006 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy

Lathyrus littoralis    Beach pea,  Silky beach pea
native
Perennial herb

FABACEAE

Lathyrus littoralis Lathyrus littoralis Lathyrus littoralis
2005 George W. Hartwell
2005 George W. Hartwell
2005 George W. Hartwell

Lupinus obtusilobus    Bluntlobe lupine,  Satin lupine,  Shasta lupine
native
Perennial herb

FABACEAE

Lupinus obtusilobus Lupinus obtusilobus Lupinus obtusilobus
2015 Neal Kramer
2015 Neal Kramer
2015 Neal Kramer

Penstemon newberryi    Mountain pride
native
Perennial herb

PLANTAGINACEAE

Penstemon newberryi Penstemon newberryi Penstemon newberryi
2006 Heath McAllister
2006 Heath McAllister
2001 Jeff Abbas

Pinus contorta    Beach pine,  Lodgepole pine
native
Tree

PINACEAE

Pinus contorta Pinus contorta Pinus contorta
Sherry Ballard 2000 California Academy of Sciences
Ballard 2000 California Academy of Sciences
1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Pinus ponderosa    Bull pine,  Pitch pine,  Ponderosa pine
native
Tree

PINACEAE

Pinus ponderosa Pinus ponderosa Pinus ponderosa
2008 George W. Hartwell
2010 Keir Morse
1987 Matt Strieby

Populus tremuloides    Quaking aspen
native
Tree

SALICACEAE

Populus tremuloides Populus tremuloides Populus tremuloides
2008 John Dittes
2005 Louis-M. Landry
1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Prosopis glandulosa    Honey mesquite
native
Tree, Shrub

FABACEAE

Prosopis glandulosa Prosopis glandulosa Prosopis glandulosa
2009 Thomas Stoughton
2005 Robert Sivinski
Glenn and Martha Vargas 2002 California Academy of Sciences

Quercus agrifolia    California live oak,  Coast live oak
native
Tree

FAGACEAE

Quercus agrifolia Quercus agrifolia Quercus agrifolia
2008 Neal Kramer
2015 Margo Bors
2004 Hartmut Wisch

Quercus douglasii    Blue oak
native
Tree

FAGACEAE

Quercus douglasii Quercus douglasii Quercus douglasii
1995 Saint Mary's College of California
2003 Joseph Dougherty/ecology.org
2007 Neal Kramer

Quercus lobata    California white oak,  Valley oak
native
Tree

FAGACEAE

Quercus lobata Quercus lobata Quercus lobata
2014 Neal Kramer
2002 Lynn Watson
2012 Aaron Arthur

Rhododendron macrophyllum    California rose bay,  Coast rhododendron,  Pacific rhododendron
native
Shrub

ERICACEAE

Rhododendron macrophyllum Rhododendron macrophyllum Rhododendron macrophyllum
Gerald and Buff Corsi 2007 California Academy of Sciences
2011 Zoya Akulova
Sherry Ballard 1999 California Academy of Sciences

Rosa californica    California wild rose,  California wildrose
native
Shrub

ROSACEAE

Rosa californica Rosa californica Rosa californica
2008 Ron Wolf
2003 Michael Charters
2014 Zoya Akulova

Sambucus nigra    Black elderberry
native
Shrub

ADOXACEAE

Sambucus nigra Sambucus nigra Sambucus nigra
2006 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
2006 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
2006 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy

Sambucus racemosa    Red elderberry
native
Shrub

ADOXACEAE

Sambucus racemosa Sambucus racemosa Sambucus racemosa
2004 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
2004 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
2006 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy

Symphoricarpos albus    Common snowberry
native
Shrub

CAPRIFOLIACEAE

Symphoricarpos albus Symphoricarpos albus Symphoricarpos albus
2005 Louis-M. Landry
2012 Jason Matthias Mills
2015 Margo Bors

Trillium ovatum    Pacific trillium,  Wake robin,  Western trillium
native
Perennial herb

MELANTHIACEAE

Trillium ovatum Trillium ovatum Trillium ovatum
2006 Julie Wakelin
1997 Jerry Murray
2007 Matt Below

Umbellularia californica    Bay laurel,  California bay,  California laurel, bay tree
native
Tree

LAURACEAE

Umbellularia californica Umbellularia californica Umbellularia californica
2005 Brian L. Anacker
2006 Chris Wagner, SBNF
2003 Michael Charters

Yucca brevifolia    Joshua tree
native
Tree

AGAVACEAE

Yucca brevifolia Yucca brevifolia Yucca brevifolia
2008 Neal Kramer
2009 Keir Morse
2004 James M. Andre

Yucca schidigera    Mohave yucca,  Mojave yucca
native
Tree

AGAVACEAE

Yucca schidigera Yucca schidigera Yucca schidigera
2003 Michael Charters
2004 Charles E. Jones
2005 Richard Zmasek