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47 PLANTS

Juncus capitatus    Leafy bracted dwarf rush,  Leafybract dwarf rush
non-native
Annual grasslike herb

JUNCACEAE

Juncus capitatus
2022 Emily R. Allen
Juncus capitatus
2018 R.A. Chasey
Juncus capitatus
2016 Toni Corelli

Juncus phaeocephalus var. paniculatus    Brown headed rush,  Brownhead rush,  Spreading brown headed rush
native
Perennial grasslike herb

JUNCACEAE

Juncus phaeocephalus var. paniculatus
2019 John Rawlings
Juncus phaeocephalus var. paniculatus
2021 John Rawlings
Juncus phaeocephalus var. paniculatus
2020 Alice Cummings

Pilularia americana    American pillwort
native
Fern

MARSILEACEAE

Pilularia americana
2017 Ron Vanderhoff
Pilularia americana
2017 Ron Vanderhoff
Pilularia americana
2022 Matt Berger

Lepidium nitidum    Peppergrass,  Shining pepper grass,  Shining pepperweed
native
Annual herb

BRASSICACEAE

Lepidium nitidum
2021 Steve Matson
Lepidium nitidum
2016 Steve Matson
Lepidium nitidum
2021 Steve Matson

Trifolium barbigerum    Bearded clover
native
Annual herb

FABACEAE

Trifolium barbigerum
2023 R.A. Chasey
Trifolium barbigerum
2010 Toni Corelli
Trifolium barbigerum
2017 Toni Corelli

Briza maxima    Big quaking grass,  Big quakinggrass,  Rattlesnake grass
invasive non-native
Annual grass

POACEAE

Briza maxima
2017 Gary McDonald
Briza maxima
2018 Bill Schmidt
Briza maxima
2017 Gary McDonald

Cicendia quadrangularis    Common microcalis,  Oregon timwort
native
Annual herb

GENTIANACEAE

Cicendia quadrangularis
2008 Steve Matson
Cicendia quadrangularis
2022 Charles Russell
Cicendia quadrangularis
2023 Bill Kress

Crassula aquatica    Aquatic pygmy weed,  Pigmy weed,  Water pygmyweed
native
Annual herb

CRASSULACEAE

Crassula aquatica
2019 Ron Vanderhoff
Crassula aquatica
2022 Ken-ichi Ueda
Crassula aquatica
2022 Catherine Chang

Diplacus tricolor    Tricolor monkeyflower
native
Annual herb

PHRYMACEAE

Diplacus tricolor
2020 Matt Berger
Diplacus tricolor
2022 Steve Matson
Diplacus tricolor
2022 Steve Matson

Downingia pusilla    Dwarf calicoflower,  Dwarf downingia
rare native
Annual herb

CAMPANULACEAE

Downingia pusilla
2023 Bill Kress
Downingia pusilla
2019 Scott Yarger
Downingia pusilla
2022 Charles Russell

Hordeum marinum var. gussoneanum    Barley,  Mediterranean barley
non-native
Annual grass

POACEAE

Hordeum marinum var. gussoneanum
2018 Carolyn
Hordeum marinum var. gussoneanum
2020 Paul Aigner
Hordeum marinum var. gussoneanum
2017 Toni Corelli

native
Annual grasslike herb

JUNCACEAE

Juncus bufonius var. bufonius
2021 John Rawlings
Juncus bufonius var. bufonius
2023 R.A. Chasey
Juncus bufonius var. bufonius
2019 Ron Vanderhoff

Plagiobothrys stipitatus var. micranthus    Common vernal pool allocarya,  Stalked popcornflower
native
Annual herb

BORAGINACEAE

Plagiobothrys stipitatus var. micranthus
2017 Steve Matson
Plagiobothrys stipitatus var. micranthus
2017 Steve Matson
Plagiobothrys stipitatus var. micranthus
2017 Steve Matson

Ranunculus muricatus    Buttercup,  Pricklefruit buttercup,  Spiny buttercup
non-native
Annual, Perennial herb

RANUNCULACEAE

Ranunculus muricatus
2023 R.A. Chasey
Ranunculus muricatus
2023 Alaine Arslan
Ranunculus muricatus
2009 Julie A. Kierstead

Triglochin scilloides    Flowering-quillwort
native
Annual herb (aquatic)

JUNCAGINACEAE

Triglochin scilloides
2018 Carol Witham
Triglochin scilloides
2023 Ron Vanderhoff
Triglochin scilloides
2011 Hattie Brown

Veronica peregrina ssp. xalapensis    Hairy purslane speedwell,  Neckweed,  Purslane speedwell
native
Annual herb

PLANTAGINACEAE

Veronica peregrina ssp. xalapensis
2020 Steve Matson
Veronica peregrina ssp. xalapensis
2020 Ron Vanderhoff
Veronica peregrina ssp. xalapensis
2020 Steve Matson

Wyethia angustifolia    California compassplant,  Narrow leaf mule ears,  Narrow leaved mule ears
native
Perennial herb

ASTERACEAE

Wyethia angustifolia
2024 Alaine Arslan
Wyethia angustifolia
2021 R.A. Chasey
Wyethia angustifolia
2009 BOB CASE

Achyrachaena mollis    Blow-Wives
native
Annual herb

ASTERACEAE

Achyrachaena mollis
2015 Diane Etchison
Achyrachaena mollis
2022 Mike Russler
Achyrachaena mollis
2022 Mike Russler

Acmispon americanus ssp. americanus    American bird's foot trefoil,  American trefoil,  Spanish lotus
native
Annual herb

FABACEAE

Acmispon americanus ssp. americanus
2015 Steve Matson
Acmispon americanus ssp. americanus
2015 Steve Matson
Acmispon americanus ssp. americanus
2015 Steve Matson

Brodiaea terrestris    Dwarf brodiaea
native
Perennial herb

THEMIDACEAE

Brodiaea terrestris
2023 Steve Conger
Brodiaea terrestris
2023 Steve Conger
Brodiaea terrestris
2019 Mary Gerbic

Deschampsia danthonioides    Annual hairgrass
native
Annual grass

POACEAE

Deschampsia danthonioides
2003 Steve Matson
Deschampsia danthonioides
2003 Steve Matson
Deschampsia danthonioides
2018 Emily Allen

Epilobium torreyi    Narrow boisduvalia,  Narrow leaved boisduvalia,  Torrey's willowherb
native
Annual herb

ONAGRACEAE

Epilobium torreyi
2023 R.A. Chasey
Epilobium torreyi
2004 Norman Jensen
Epilobium torreyi
2022 R.A. Chasey

Gratiola ebracteata    Bractless hedge hyssop,  Common hedge hyssop
native
Annual herb

PLANTAGINACEAE

Gratiola ebracteata
2022 Steve Matson
Gratiola ebracteata
2022 Steve Matson
Gratiola ebracteata
2022 Steve Matson

Hemizonia congesta ssp.    Hayfield tarweed
native
Annual herb

ASTERACEAE

Hemizonia congesta ssp.
2019 Steve Matson
Hemizonia congesta ssp.
2016 Steve Matson
Hemizonia congesta ssp.
2016 Steve Matson

Lasthenia glaberrima    Smooth goldfields
native
Annual herb

ASTERACEAE

Lasthenia glaberrima
2017 Michael Mitchell
Lasthenia glaberrima
2020 Matt Berger
Lasthenia glaberrima
2020 R.A. Chasey

Leontodon saxatilis    Hawkbit
non-native
Annual herb

ASTERACEAE

Leontodon saxatilis
2008 Steve Matson
Leontodon saxatilis
2008 Steve Matson
Leontodon saxatilis
2023 Alaine Arslan

Lysimachia minima    Chaffweed
native
Annual herb

MYRSINACEAE

Lysimachia minima
2020 Ron Vanderhoff
Lysimachia minima
2018 Hayley Ross
Lysimachia minima
2020 Ron Vanderhoff

Lythrum hyssopifolia    Hyssop loosestrife
invasive non-native
Annual, Perennial herb

LYTHRACEAE

Lythrum hyssopifolia
2019 Diane Etchison
Lythrum hyssopifolia
2021 Cynthia Powell
Lythrum hyssopifolia
2020 Ron Vanderhoff

Navarretia intertexta    Interwoven navarretia,  Needle leaved navarretia,  Needleleaf navarretia
native
Annual herb

POLEMONIACEAE

Navarretia intertexta
2019 Steve Matson
Navarretia intertexta
2019 Steve Matson
Navarretia intertexta
2019 Steve Matson

Navarretia leucocephala ssp. bakeri    Baker's navarretia
rare native
Annual herb

POLEMONIACEAE

Navarretia leucocephala ssp. bakeri
2019 Hunter Breck
Navarretia leucocephala ssp. bakeri
2020 Tim Miller
Navarretia leucocephala ssp. bakeri
2019 Hunter Breck

Plagiobothrys bracteatus    Bracted allocarya,  Bracted popcorn flower,  Bracted popcornflower
native
Annual herb

BORAGINACEAE

Plagiobothrys bracteatus
2023 R.A. Chasey
Plagiobothrys bracteatus
2023 R.A. Chasey
Plagiobothrys bracteatus
2023 R.A. Chasey

Plagiobothrys tener ssp. tener    Slender popcornflower
native
Annual herb

BORAGINACEAE

Plagiobothrys tener ssp. tener
2020 Susan McDougall
Plagiobothrys tener ssp. tener
2020 Susan McDougall
Plagiobothrys tener ssp. tener
2011 Steve Matson

Pogogyne douglasii    Douglas' mesamint,  Douglas' pogogyne
native
Annual herb

LAMIACEAE

Pogogyne douglasii
2022 Steve Matson
Pogogyne douglasii
2016 Ray Gill
Pogogyne douglasii
2022 Ramona Robison

Ranunculus pusillus    Low buttercup,  Low spearwort
native
Annual herb (aquatic)

RANUNCULACEAE

Ranunculus pusillus
2023 R.A. Chasey
Ranunculus pusillus
2007 Jorg & Mimi Fleige
Ranunculus pusillus
2023 R.A. Chasey

Agrostis microphylla    Little leaf bentgrass,  Small leaf bentgrass,  Small leaved bentgrass
native
Annual grass

POACEAE

Agrostis microphylla
2023 John Rawlings
Agrostis microphylla
2023 John Rawlings
Agrostis microphylla
2023 John Rawlings

Eleocharis macrostachya    Common spikerush,  Creeping spike rush,  Pale spikerush
native
Perennial grasslike herb

CYPERACEAE

Eleocharis macrostachya
2023 Ron Vanderhoff
Eleocharis macrostachya
2023 Ron Vanderhoff
Eleocharis macrostachya
2003 Steve Matson

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

POACEAE

Festuca perennis
2019 Ron Vanderhoff
Festuca perennis
2017 Gary McDonald
Festuca perennis
2021 Ron Vanderhoff

Heterocodon rariflorum    Few flowered heterocodon,  Rareflower heterocodon,  Western pear flower
native
Annual herb

CAMPANULACEAE

Heterocodon rariflorum
2022 Steve Matson
Heterocodon rariflorum
2022 Steve Matson
Heterocodon rariflorum
2022 Steve Matson

Juncus hemiendytus    Herman's dwarf rush
native
Annual grasslike herb

JUNCACEAE

Juncus hemiendytus
2008 Steve Matson
Juncus hemiendytus
2008 Steve Matson
Juncus hemiendytus
2008 Steve Matson

Polypogon monspeliensis    Annual beard grass,  Rabbitsfoot grass
invasive non-native
Annual grass

POACEAE

Polypogon monspeliensis
2008 Steve Matson
Polypogon monspeliensis
2014 Steve Matson
Polypogon monspeliensis
2008 Steve Matson

Psilocarphus brevissimus    Short woollyheads,  Woolly marbles
native
Annual herb

ASTERACEAE

Psilocarphus brevissimus
2018 David Greenberger
Psilocarphus brevissimus
2020 R.A. Chasey
Psilocarphus brevissimus
2022 Bob Sweatt

Zeltnera davyi    Davy's centaury
native
Annual herb

GENTIANACEAE

Zeltnera davyi
2018 Mary Conway
Zeltnera davyi
2022 Irene Rosen
Zeltnera davyi
2023 R.A. Chasey

Mentha pulegium    Pennyroyal
invasive non-native
Perennial herb

LAMIACEAE

Mentha pulegium
2014 James Gonsman
Mentha pulegium
2022 R.A. Chasey
Mentha pulegium
2015 Chris Jaster

Spiranthes porrifolia    Creamy ladies tresses,  Creamy ladies' tresses,  Western ladies tresses
native
Perennial herb

ORCHIDACEAE

Spiranthes porrifolia
2020 Mary Ann Machi
Spiranthes porrifolia
2016 Steve Matson
Spiranthes porrifolia
2019 Julie Kierstead Nelson

Eleocharis acicularis    Needle spike rush,  Needle spikerush
native
Perennial grasslike herb

CYPERACEAE

Eleocharis acicularis
2022 Ken-ichi Ueda
Eleocharis acicularis
2021 Ron Vanderhoff
Eleocharis acicularis
2019 Julia King

Eryngium aristulatum var. a.    California eryngo,  Jepson's button celery
native
Perennial herb

APIACEAE

Eryngium aristulatum var. a.
2022 R.A. Chasey
Eryngium aristulatum var. a.
2019 Ron Vanderhoff
Eryngium aristulatum var. a.
2012 Keir Morse