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Priority invasive plant species for early detection at John Muir National Historic Site (JOMU).
57 PLANTS
Aegilops triuncialis    Barbed goatgrass
invasive non-native
Annual grass

POACEAE

Aegilops triuncialis
2019 Jim Xerogeanes
Aegilops triuncialis
2008 Steve Matson
Aegilops triuncialis
2021 Scott Oneto

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

SIMAROUBACEAE

Ailanthus altissima
2014 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Ailanthus altissima
2013 Neal Kramer
Ailanthus altissima
2014 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy

Arundo donax    Giant reed
invasive non-native
Perennial grass

POACEAE

Arundo donax
2013 Miriam Sachs Martin
Arundo donax
2020 Jennifer Mo
Arundo donax
2018 michelle peruzzi

Bellardia trixago    Mediterranean lineseed
invasive non-native
Annual herb

OROBANCHACEAE

Bellardia trixago
2007 Luigi Rignanese
Bellardia trixago
2017 Toni Corelli
Bellardia trixago
2010 John W. Wall

Brachypodium distachyon    False brome,  Purple false brome
invasive non-native
Annual, Perennial grass

POACEAE

Brachypodium distachyon
2008 Zoya Akulova
Brachypodium distachyon
2019 Ron Vanderhoff
Brachypodium distachyon
2019 Ron Vanderhoff

Brassica nigra    Black mustard
invasive non-native
Annual herb

BRASSICACEAE

Brassica nigra
2011 Jorg & Mimi Fleige
Brassica nigra
2019 Ron Vanderhoff
Brassica nigra
2019 Ron Vanderhoff

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

BRASSICACEAE

Brassica rapa
2017 Cynthia Powell
Brassica rapa
2008 Neal Kramer
Brassica rapa
2018 Angelique Herman

invasive non-native
Annual grass

POACEAE

Bromus madritensis ssp. rubens
2015 Chris Jaster
Bromus madritensis ssp. rubens
2015 jamie smith
Bromus madritensis ssp. rubens
2018 Gary McDonald

Calendula arvensis    Field marigold
non-native
Annual herb

ASTERACEAE

Calendula arvensis
2018 David Wolfson
Calendula arvensis
2018 David Wolfson
Calendula arvensis
2019 Stephany Dery

Carduus pycnocephalus    Italian thistle
invasive non-native
Annual herb

ASTERACEAE

Carduus pycnocephalus
2019 Gary McDonald
Carduus pycnocephalus
2008 Zoya Akulova
Carduus pycnocephalus
2006 Chris Wagner, SBNF

Carthamus baeticus    Smooth distaff thistle
non-native
Annual herb

ASTERACEAE

Carthamus baeticus
2015 Jorg & Mimi Fleige
Carthamus baeticus
2016 Amanda Mills
Carthamus baeticus
2008 Zoya Akulova

Centaurea calcitrapa    Purple star thistle,  Red star thistle
invasive non-native
Annual, Perennial herb

ASTERACEAE

Centaurea calcitrapa
2005 Luigi Rignanese
Centaurea calcitrapa
2019 MCOSD EDRR
Centaurea calcitrapa
2019 Danielle Carney

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

ASTERACEAE

Centaurea melitensis
2019 Ron Vanderhoff
Centaurea melitensis
2012 Gary McDonald
Centaurea melitensis
2019 Arlee Montalvo

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

ASTERACEAE

Centaurea solstitialis
2004 Carol W. Witham
Centaurea solstitialis
2021 Mike Russler
Centaurea solstitialis
2021 Mike Russler

Cestrum parqui    Chilean jessamine
invasive non-native
Tree

SOLANACEAE

Cestrum parqui
2011 Eric Wrubel
Cestrum parqui
2007 Zoya Akulova
Cestrum parqui
2011 Eric Wrubel/NPS

Cirsium vulgare    Bull thistle
invasive non-native
Perennial herb

ASTERACEAE

Cirsium vulgare
2017 James Bailey
Cirsium vulgare
2019 Gustavo Vasquez
Cirsium vulgare
2020 Bob Sweatt

Conium maculatum    Poison hemlock
invasive non-native
Perennial herb

APIACEAE

Conium maculatum
2008 Keir Morse
Conium maculatum
2013 Toni Corelli
Conium maculatum
2019 Ron Vanderhoff

Convolvulus arvensis    Field bindweed,  Orchard morningglory
invasive non-native
Perennial herb, Vine

CONVOLVULACEAE

Convolvulus arvensis
2019 Ron Vanderhoff
Convolvulus arvensis
2021 Ron Vanderhoff
Convolvulus arvensis
2005 Steve Matson

Cotoneaster lacteus    Milkflower cotoneaster
invasive non-native
Shrub

ROSACEAE

Cotoneaster lacteus
2019 Ron Vanderhoff
Cotoneaster lacteus
2020 Ron Vanderhoff
Cotoneaster lacteus
2019 Ron Vanderhoff

Cotoneaster pannosus    Cotoneaster,  Silverleaf cotoneaster,  Woolly cotoneaster
invasive non-native
Shrub

ROSACEAE

Cotoneaster pannosus
2021 David Wolfson
Cotoneaster pannosus
2006 Peter Zika
Cotoneaster pannosus
2019 Cynthia Powell

Cynara cardunculus    Artichoke thistle,  Cardoon
invasive non-native
Perennial herb

ASTERACEAE

Cynara cardunculus
2019 Diane Etchison
Cynara cardunculus
2017 James Bailey
Cynara cardunculus
2018 Kalee Koeslag

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

POACEAE

Cynodon dactylon
2008 Keir Morse
Cynodon dactylon
2014 Zoya Akulova
Cynodon dactylon
2021 Ron Vanderhoff

Cytisus striatus    Portuguese broom,  Striated broom
invasive non-native
Shrub

FABACEAE

Cytisus striatus
2019 Andy Jones
Cytisus striatus
2021 Cynthia Powell
Cytisus striatus
2021 Cynthia Powell

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

POACEAE

Dactylis glomerata
2005 Louis-M. Landry
Dactylis glomerata
2003 Steve Matson
Dactylis glomerata
2018 Kyndal Olin

Dittrichia graveolens    Stinkwort
invasive non-native
Annual herb

ASTERACEAE

Dittrichia graveolens
2008 Keir Morse
Dittrichia graveolens
2019 Andy Jones
Dittrichia graveolens
2017 Ron Vanderhoff

Ehrharta erecta    Panic veldtgrass,  Upright veldt grass
invasive non-native
Perennial grass

POACEAE

Ehrharta erecta
2012 Margo Bors
Ehrharta erecta
2010 Neal Kramer
Ehrharta erecta
2009 Margo Bors

Eucalyptus globulus    Blue gum,  Tasmanian bluegum
invasive non-native
Tree

MYRTACEAE

Eucalyptus globulus
2013 Zoya Akulova
Eucalyptus globulus
2008 Neal Kramer
Eucalyptus globulus
2017 Zoya Akulova

Euphorbia oblongata    Eggleaf spurge
invasive non-native
Perennial herb

EUPHORBIACEAE

Euphorbia oblongata
2021 Jennifer Mo
Euphorbia oblongata
2019 Randy Huey
Euphorbia oblongata
2017 Gary McDonald

Ficus carica    Common fig,  Edible fig
invasive non-native
Tree

MORACEAE

Ficus carica
2014 Ramona Robison
Ficus carica
2018 Ron Vanderhoff
Ficus carica
2018 Ron Vanderhoff

Foeniculum vulgare    Biscuit root,  Sweet fennel
invasive non-native
Perennial herb

APIACEAE

Foeniculum vulgare
2019 Nicole Leatherman
Foeniculum vulgare
2019 Ron Vanderhoff
Foeniculum vulgare
2015 Neal Kramer

Genista monspessulana    French broom
invasive non-native
Shrub

FABACEAE

Genista monspessulana
2019 Ron Vanderhoff
Genista monspessulana
2015 Barry Breckling
Genista monspessulana
2019 Ron Vanderhoff

Geranium robertianum    Robert geranium,  Robert's geranium
invasive non-native
Annual herb

GERANIACEAE

Geranium robertianum
2014 James Gonsman
Geranium robertianum
2013 Al Keuter
Geranium robertianum
2013 Robert Steers/NPS

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

ASTERACEAE

Picris echioides
2016 Hayley Ross
Picris echioides
2019 Rachelle Gray
Picris echioides
2019 Rachelle Gray

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

BRASSICACEAE

Hirschfeldia incana
2021 Charles Russell
Hirschfeldia incana
2008 Neal Kramer
Hirschfeldia incana
2017 Gary McDonald

Lathyrus latifolius    Everlasting pea,  Perennial pea,  Perennial sweet pea
non-native
Perennial herb

FABACEAE

Lathyrus latifolius
2019 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Lathyrus latifolius
2008 Keir Morse
Lathyrus latifolius
2005 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy

Cardaria draba    Whitetop
invasive non-native
Perennial herb

BRASSICACEAE

Cardaria draba
2007 Luigi Rignanese
Cardaria draba
2012 Ramona Robison
Cardaria draba
2018 John Doyen

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

BRASSICACEAE

Lepidium latifolium
2022 Donald Burk
Lepidium latifolium
2002 Jennifer Forman
Lepidium latifolium
2020 Ron Vanderhoff

Ligustrum lucidum    Glossy privet
invasive non-native
Tree, Shrub

OLEACEAE

Ligustrum lucidum
2021 Alex Nikolaou
Ligustrum lucidum
2021 Ron Vanderhoff
Ligustrum lucidum
2017 Ron Vanderhoff

Ligustrum ovalifolium    California privet
non-native
Tree, Shrub

OLEACEAE

Ligustrum ovalifolium
2005 Luigi Rignanese
Ligustrum ovalifolium
2005 Luigi Rignanese
Ligustrum ovalifolium
2015 Neal Kramer

Lythrum salicaria    Purple loosestrife
invasive non-native
Perennial herb

LYTHRACEAE

Lythrum salicaria
2005 Louis-M. Landry
Lythrum salicaria
2009 Barry Rice
Lythrum salicaria
2005 Louis-M. Landry

Marrubium vulgare    White horehound
invasive non-native
Perennial herb

LAMIACEAE

Marrubium vulgare
2019 Aaron Echols
Marrubium vulgare
2013 Gary McDonald
Marrubium vulgare
2015 Diane Etchison

Nicotiana glauca    Tree tobacco
invasive non-native
Tree, Shrub

SOLANACEAE

Nicotiana glauca
2017 Steve Matson
Nicotiana glauca
2009 Keir Morse
Nicotiana glauca
2018 Nicole Leatherman

Olea europaea    Olive
invasive non-native
Tree, Shrub

OLEACEAE

Olea europaea
2022 Donald Burk
Olea europaea
2008 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Olea europaea
2015 Zoya Akulova

Oxalis pes-caprae    Bermuda buttercup,  Sourgrass
invasive non-native
Perennial herb

OXALIDACEAE

Oxalis pes-caprae
2017 Angelique Herman
Oxalis pes-caprae
2018 Ron Vanderhoff
Oxalis pes-caprae
2005 Luigi Rignanese

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

POACEAE

Phalaris aquatica
2017 James Bailey
Phalaris aquatica
2019 Nicole Leatherman
Phalaris aquatica
2001 CDFA

Prunus cerasifera    Cherry plum
invasive non-native
Tree

ROSACEAE

Prunus cerasifera
2008 Keir Morse
Prunus cerasifera
2019 MCOSD EDRR
Prunus cerasifera
2002 James B. Gratiot

Acroptilon repens    Russian knapweed
non-native
Perennial herb

ASTERACEAE

Acroptilon repens
2017 Barbara Boethling
Acroptilon repens
2013 Richard Spellenberg
Acroptilon repens
2013 Neal Kramer

Robinia pseudoacacia    Black locust
invasive non-native
Tree

FABACEAE

Robinia pseudoacacia
2008 Keir Morse
Robinia pseudoacacia
2000 Joe DiTomaso
Robinia pseudoacacia
2021 David Wolfson

Rubus discolor    Elmleaf blackberry
non-native
Vine, Shrub

ROSACEAE

Rubus discolor
2005 Luigi Rignanese
Rubus discolor
2020 Jennifer Mo
Rubus discolor
2019 Jennifer Mo

Schinus molle    Peruvian pepper tree,  Peruvian peppertree
invasive non-native
Tree

ANACARDIACEAE

Schinus molle
2009 Neal Kramer
Schinus molle
2000 Joe DiTomaso
Schinus molle
2017 William McCarey

Sesbania punicea    Red sesbania,  Rattlebox
invasive non-native
Shrub

FABACEAE

Sesbania punicea
2005 George W. Hartwell
Sesbania punicea
2013 Jean Pawek
Sesbania punicea
2016 Zoya Akulova

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

ASTERACEAE

Silybum marianum
2020 Nancy Hamlett
Silybum marianum
2009 Barry Rice
Silybum marianum
2019 Marisa Persaud

Piptatherum miliaceum    Smilo grass
invasive non-native
Perennial grass

POACEAE

Piptatherum miliaceum
2022 Donald Burk
Piptatherum miliaceum
2009 Keir Morse
Piptatherum miliaceum
2022 Donald Burk

Tamarix parviflora    Fourstamen tamarisk,  Smallflower tamarisk
invasive non-native
Tree, Shrub

TAMARICACEAE

Tamarix parviflora
2020 Leslie Cobb
Tamarix parviflora
2020 Leslie Cobb
Tamarix parviflora
2015 Steve Matson

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

ZYGOPHYLLACEAE

Tribulus terrestris
2016 Joan Hampton
Tribulus terrestris
2020 Maura Hay
Tribulus terrestris
2020 Ron Vanderhoff

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

APOCYNACEAE

Vinca major
2020 Julia Markey
Vinca major
2020 Julie A. Kierstead
Vinca major
2021 Ron Vanderhoff

Xanthium spinosum    Spiny clotbur,  Spiny cockleburr
non-native
Annual herb

ASTERACEAE

Xanthium spinosum
2018 Joslyn Curtis
Xanthium spinosum
2014 Richard Spellenberg
Xanthium spinosum
2008 Neal Kramer