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Three Bridges Oak Reserve
Three Bridges Oak Reserve, Atascadero, California

San Luis Obispo County

David Keil  / CNPS-SLO  (2019-06-02)

Record Detail Nearby Surveys What Grows Here?
238 PLANTS
Achillea millefolium    Common yarrow
native
Perennial herb

ASTERACEAE

Achillea millefolium
© 2022 Andy Ford
Achillea millefolium
© 2020 Bob Sweatt
Achillea millefolium
© 2018 Gary McDonald

Achyrachaena mollis    Blow-Wives
native
Annual herb

ASTERACEAE

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

native
Perennial herb

FABACEAE

Acmispon glaber var. glaber
© 2020 Ron Vanderhoff
Acmispon glaber var. glaber
© 2020 Ron Vanderhoff
Acmispon glaber var. glaber
© 2020 Ron Vanderhoff

Acourtia microcephala    Sacapellote
native
Perennial herb

ASTERACEAE

Acourtia microcephala
© 2022 Diane Etchison
Acourtia microcephala
© 2019 Ron Vanderhoff
Acourtia microcephala
© 2021 Aaron Echols

Adelinia grandis    Hound's tongue,  Western houndstongue,  Adelinia
native
Perennial herb

BORAGINACEAE

Adelinia grandis
© 2022 David Strauch
Adelinia grandis
© 2007 Steve Matson
Adelinia grandis
© 2021 Dee Shea Himes

native
Tree, Shrub

ROSACEAE

Adenostoma fasciculatum var. fasciculatum
© 2019 Steve Matson
Adenostoma fasciculatum var. fasciculatum
© 2019 Steve Matson
Adenostoma fasciculatum var. fasciculatum
© 2019 Steve Matson

Adiantum jordanii    Adiantum,  maiden hair fern
native
Fern

PTERIDACEAE

Adiantum jordanii
© 2022 BOB CASE
Adiantum jordanii
© 2019 Ron Vanderhoff
Adiantum jordanii
© 2023 Mike Russler

Agoseris grandiflora var. grandiflora    Giant mountain dandelion
native
Perennial herb

ASTERACEAE

Agoseris grandiflora var. grandiflora
© 2007 Gerald Carr
Agoseris grandiflora var. grandiflora
© 2007 Gerald Carr
Agoseris grandiflora var. grandiflora
© 2012 Michael Mitchell

Agoseris heterophylla var. cryptopleura    Mountain dandelion
native
Annual herb

ASTERACEAE

Agoseris heterophylla var. cryptopleura
© 2022 Mike Russler
Agoseris heterophylla var. cryptopleura
© 2024 Dianne Lake
Agoseris heterophylla var. cryptopleura
© 2022 Mike Russler

Aira caryophyllea    Shiver grass,  Silver hairgrass,  Silvery hairgrass
invasive non-native
Annual grass

POACEAE

Aira caryophyllea
© 2005 Steve Matson
Aira caryophyllea
© 2005 Steve Matson
Aira caryophyllea
© 2005 Steve Matson

Amorpha californica var. californica    California false indigo
native
Shrub

FABACEAE

Amorpha californica var. californica
© 2019 Ron Vanderhoff
Amorpha californica var. californica
© 2019 Bryant Baker
Amorpha californica var. californica
© 2019 Ron Vanderhoff

Amsinckia intermedia    Common fiddleneck
native
Annual herb

BORAGINACEAE

Amsinckia intermedia
© 2020 Matt Berger
Amsinckia intermedia
© 2019 Ron Vanderhoff
Amsinckia intermedia
© 2021 David popp

Anthriscus caucalis    Bur chervil
non-native
Annual herb, Vine

APIACEAE

Anthriscus caucalis
© 2021 Aaron Echols
Anthriscus caucalis
© 2024 Ron Vanderhoff
Anthriscus caucalis
© 2020 Jennifer Mo

Arbutus menziesii    Madrono,  Pacific madrone
native
Tree

ERICACEAE

Arbutus menziesii
© 2021 Cynthia Powell
Arbutus menziesii
© 2021 R.A. Chasey
Arbutus menziesii
© 2021 Hunter Breck

native
Shrub

ERICACEAE

Arctostaphylos glandulosa ssp. cushingiana
© 2019 Susan McDougall
Arctostaphylos glandulosa ssp. cushingiana
© 2016 Dana York
Arctostaphylos glandulosa ssp. cushingiana
© 2016 Dana York

Arctostaphylos glandulosa ssp. glandulosa    Eastwood manzanita,  Eastwood's manzanita
native
Shrub

ERICACEAE

Arctostaphylos glandulosa ssp. glandulosa
© 2021 Ron Vanderhoff
Arctostaphylos glandulosa ssp. glandulosa
© 2020 Ron Vanderhoff
Arctostaphylos glandulosa ssp. glandulosa
© 2021 Ron Vanderhoff

Artemisia californica    California sagebrush,  Coast sagebrush,  Coastal sage brush
native
Shrub

ASTERACEAE

Artemisia californica
© 2018 James Gonsman
Artemisia californica
© 2019 Aaron Echols
Artemisia californica
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff

Artemisia douglasiana    California mugwort,  Douglas' sagewort
native
Perennial herb

ASTERACEAE

Artemisia douglasiana
© 2022 Ron Vanderhoff
Artemisia douglasiana
© 2016 Glen Schneider
Artemisia douglasiana
© 2021 Mike Russler

Artemisia dracunculus    Herbaceous sagewort,  Pinon wormwood,  Tarragon
native
Perennial herb

ASTERACEAE

Artemisia dracunculus
© 2022 Steve Matson
Artemisia dracunculus
© 2022 Steve Matson
Artemisia dracunculus
© 2022 Steve Matson

Avena barbata    Slender oat,  Slim oat
invasive non-native
Annual grass

POACEAE

Avena barbata
© 2018 Julian Geoghegan
Avena barbata
© 2023 David popp
Avena barbata
© 2019 Ron Vanderhoff

Avena fatua    Wild oat,  Wildoat
invasive non-native
Annual grass

POACEAE

Avena fatua
© 2018 Gary McDonald
Avena fatua
© 2023 Ron Vanderhoff
Avena fatua
© 2023 Matt Berger

Baccharis pilularis    Coyote brush,  Dwarf chaparral broom
native
Shrub

ASTERACEAE

Baccharis pilularis
© 2022 Ryan O'Dell
Baccharis pilularis
© 2021 Ron Vanderhoff: Staminate and pistillate plants in flower.
Baccharis pilularis
© 2018 Cynthia Powell

Baccharis salicifolia    Mule fat., seep willow,  Mule's fat,  Mulefat
native
Shrub

ASTERACEAE

Baccharis salicifolia
© 2023 Julia Markey
Baccharis salicifolia
© 2020 Aaron Echols
Baccharis salicifolia
© 2023 Julia Markey

Barbarea orthoceras    American rocket,  American wintercress,  Erectpod wintercress
native
Perennial herb

BRASSICACEAE

Barbarea orthoceras
© 2015 James Gonsman
Barbarea orthoceras
© 2019 Diane Etchison
Barbarea orthoceras
© 2020 Diane Etchison

Blitum californicum    Small Tree-Mallow


Bloomeria crocea var. aurea    Common goldenstar
native
Perennial herb

THEMIDACEAE

Bloomeria crocea var. aurea
© 2019 David Greenberger
Bloomeria crocea var. aurea
© 2020 Kimberly Coates
Bloomeria crocea var. aurea
© 2018 Gary McDonald

Brachypodium hybridum    Small Tree-Mallow


Brassica nigra    Black mustard
invasive non-native
Annual herb

BRASSICACEAE

Brassica nigra
© 2021 Ron Vanderhoff
Brassica nigra
© 2019 Ron Vanderhoff
Brassica nigra
© 2019 Ron Vanderhoff

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

Bromus carinatus var. carinatus    California brome,  Mountain brome
native
Perennial grass

POACEAE

Bromus carinatus var. carinatus
© 2016 Richard Chasey
Bromus carinatus var. carinatus
© 2013 Jean Pawek
Bromus carinatus var. carinatus
© 2021 Amelia Ryan

Bromus diandrus    Bromegrass,  Ripgut brome,  Ripgut grass
invasive non-native
Annual grass

POACEAE

Bromus diandrus
© 2022 Ron Vanderhoff
Bromus diandrus
© 2021 Richard Spjut
Bromus diandrus
© 2022 Ron Vanderhoff

Bromus hordeaceus    Soft brome,  Soft chess
invasive non-native
Annual grass

POACEAE

Bromus hordeaceus
© 2023 Ron Vanderhoff
Bromus hordeaceus
© 2018 Gary McDonald
Bromus hordeaceus
© 2018 Gary McDonald

Bromus madritensis    Foxtail chess, foxtail brome,  Madrid brome,  Spanish brome
non-native
Annual grass

POACEAE

Bromus madritensis
© 2022 Steve Matson
Bromus madritensis
© 2023 Stephen H Siemsen
Bromus madritensis
© 2015 Chris Jaster

Bromus rubens    Red brome
invasive non-native
Annual grass

POACEAE

Bromus rubens
© 2015 Chris Jaster
Bromus rubens
© 2015 jamie smith
Bromus rubens
© 2018 Gary McDonald

Bromus sterilis    Poverty brome,  Sterile brome
non-native
Annual grass

POACEAE

Bromus sterilis
© 2021 John Rawlings
Bromus sterilis
© 2023 John Rawlings
Bromus sterilis
© 2023 John Rawlings

Calandrinia menziesii    red maids,  Calandrinia
native
Annual herb

MONTIACEAE

Calandrinia menziesii
© 2021 Mary Ann Machi
Calandrinia menziesii
© 2019 Ron Vanderhoff
Calandrinia menziesii
© 2019 Ron Vanderhoff

Calochortus albus    White fairy lantern,  White globe lily
native
Perennial herb

LILIACEAE

Calochortus albus
© 2019 David Greenberger
Calochortus albus
© 2019 Cynthia Powell
Calochortus albus
© 2016 Steve Matson

Calochortus clavatus var. clavatus    Club haired mariposa lily,  Clubhair mariposa lily
rare native
Perennial herb (bulb)

LILIACEAE

Calochortus clavatus var. clavatus
© 2020 David Wolfson
Calochortus clavatus var. clavatus
© 2020 David Krause
Calochortus clavatus var. clavatus
© 2023 Mike Russler

Calochortus simulans    San luis obispo mariposa lily
rare native
Perennial herb (bulb)

LILIACEAE

Calochortus simulans
© 2019 David Greenberger
Calochortus simulans
© 2019 David Greenberger
Calochortus simulans
© 2020 John L. Thompson

Calochortus splendens    Splendid mariposa lily
native
Perennial herb

LILIACEAE

Calochortus splendens
© 2019 Gordon Jenkins
Calochortus splendens
© 2024 Ken-ichi Ueda
Calochortus splendens
© 2023 Julia Markey

Calystegia macrostegia ssp. cyclostegia    Coast morning glory,  Island false bindweed
native
Perennial herb, Vine

CONVOLVULACEAE

Calystegia macrostegia ssp. cyclostegia
© 2017 Michael Mitchell
Calystegia macrostegia ssp. cyclostegia
© 2020 James Gonsman
Calystegia macrostegia ssp. cyclostegia
© 2017 Michael Mitchell

Capsella bursa-pastoris    Shepherd's purse
non-native
Annual herb

BRASSICACEAE

Capsella bursa-pastoris
© 2008 Steve Matson
Capsella bursa-pastoris
© 2019 Cynthia Powell
Capsella bursa-pastoris
© 2022 Doug Allshouse

Carduus pycnocephalus    Italian thistle
invasive non-native
Annual herb

ASTERACEAE

Carduus pycnocephalus
© 2019 Gary McDonald
Carduus pycnocephalus
© 2023 Diana Wahl
Carduus pycnocephalus
© 2017 Gary McDonald

Carex nudata    Dudley's sedge,  Naked sedge,  Torrent sedge
native
Perennial grasslike herb

CYPERACEAE

Carex nudata
© 2022 R.A. Chasey
Carex nudata
© 2016 David Greenberger
Carex nudata
© 2014 John Malpas

Ceanothus cuneatus var. cuneatus    Buck brush,  Buckbrush
native
Shrub

RHAMNACEAE

Ceanothus cuneatus var. cuneatus
© 2022 Ryan O'Dell
Ceanothus cuneatus var. cuneatus
© 2021 Steve Matson
Ceanothus cuneatus var. cuneatus
© 2019 Cara Wilcox

native
Shrub

RHAMNACEAE

Ceanothus oliganthus var. sorediatus
© 2022 R.A. Chasey
Ceanothus oliganthus var. sorediatus
© 2017 Steve Matson
Ceanothus oliganthus var. sorediatus
© 2019 Susan McDougall

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

ASTERACEAE

Centaurea melitensis
© 2019 Ron Vanderhoff
Centaurea melitensis
© 2020 Ron Vanderhoff
Centaurea melitensis
© 2020 Laura Anna Arellano

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

ASTERACEAE

Centaurea solstitialis
© 2022 Cynthia Powell
Centaurea solstitialis
© 2019 Arlee Montalvo
Centaurea solstitialis
© 2022 Mary Herr

Cerastium glomeratum    Large mouse ears,  Mouseear chickweed,  Sticky chickweed
non-native
Annual herb

CARYOPHYLLACEAE

Cerastium glomeratum
© 2024 Dana York
Cerastium glomeratum
© 2023 Ron Vanderhoff
Cerastium glomeratum
© 2023 R.A. Chasey

Cercocarpus betuloides var. betuloides    Birch leaf mountain mahogany
native
Tree, Shrub

ROSACEAE

Cercocarpus betuloides var. betuloides
© 2019 Ron Vanderhoff
Cercocarpus betuloides var. betuloides
© 2019 Ron Vanderhoff
Cercocarpus betuloides var. betuloides
© 2016 Ron Vanderhoff

Chlorogalum pomeridianum var. pomeridianum    Common soaproot,  Wavyleaf soap plant
native
Perennial herb

AGAVACEAE

Chlorogalum pomeridianum var. pomeridianum
© 2021 Sue Graue
Chlorogalum pomeridianum var. pomeridianum
© 2015 Sharon King & Randy Aeschliman
Chlorogalum pomeridianum var. pomeridianum
© 2018 Karen Scheuermann

Cirsium occidentale var. venustum    Cobwebby thistle,  Red thistle,  Venus thistle
native
Perennial herb

ASTERACEAE

Cirsium occidentale var. venustum
© 2011 Steve Matson
Cirsium occidentale var. venustum
© 2011 Steve Matson
Cirsium occidentale var. venustum
© 2011 Steve Matson

Clarkia epilobioides    Canyon clarkia,  Willow herb clarkia
native
Annual herb

ONAGRACEAE

Clarkia epilobioides
© 2017 Steve Matson
Clarkia epilobioides
© 2017 Steve Matson
Clarkia epilobioides
© 2017 Steve Matson

Clarkia purpurea ssp. quadrivulnera    Four-spot,  Purple clarkia,  Purple godetia
native
Annual herb

ONAGRACEAE

Clarkia purpurea ssp. quadrivulnera
© 2014 Steve Matson
Clarkia purpurea ssp. quadrivulnera
© 2019 Joe Engelbrecht
Clarkia purpurea ssp. quadrivulnera
© 2021 R.A. Chasey

Clarkia unguiculata    Elegant clarkia,  Mountain garland,  Woodland clarkia
native
Annual herb

ONAGRACEAE

Clarkia unguiculata
© 2019 David Greenberger
Clarkia unguiculata
© 2019 Bryant Baker
Clarkia unguiculata
© 2021 Mike Russler

Claytonia parviflora ssp. parviflora    Narrow leaved miner's lettuce,  Streambank springbeauty,  Utah miner s lettuce
native
Annual herb

MONTIACEAE

Claytonia parviflora ssp. parviflora
© 2022 Ron Vanderhoff
Claytonia parviflora ssp. parviflora
© 2017 Gary McDonald
Claytonia parviflora ssp. parviflora
© 2017 Gary McDonald

Claytonia perfoliata ssp. perfoliata    Claytonia,  Miner's lettuce
native
Annual herb

MONTIACEAE

Claytonia perfoliata ssp. perfoliata
© 2008 Steve Matson
Claytonia perfoliata ssp. perfoliata
© 2008 Steve Matson
Claytonia perfoliata ssp. perfoliata
© 2008 Steve Matson

Clematis lasiantha    Chaparral clematis,  Pipestem
native
Perennial herb, Vine

RANUNCULACEAE

Clematis lasiantha
© 2008 Steve Matson
Clematis lasiantha
© 2018 Steve Matson
Clematis lasiantha
© 2018 Steve Matson

Clinopodium douglasii    Yerba buena
native
Perennial herb

LAMIACEAE

Clinopodium douglasii
© 2019 Gary McDonald
Clinopodium douglasii
© 2012 Gary McDonald
Clinopodium douglasii
© 2012 Gary McDonald

Collinsia heterophylla    Purple chinese houses
native
Annual herb

PLANTAGINACEAE

Collinsia heterophylla
© 2022 Mary Ann Machi
Collinsia heterophylla
© 2019 David Greenberger
Collinsia heterophylla
© 2019 Ron Vanderhoff

Conium maculatum    Poison hemlock
invasive non-native
Perennial herb

APIACEAE

Conium maculatum
© 2019 James Bailey
Conium maculatum
© 2013 Toni Corelli
Conium maculatum
© 2016 Cynthia Powell

Corethrogyne filaginifolia    Common sandaster
native
Perennial herb

ASTERACEAE

Corethrogyne filaginifolia
© 2022 Mike Russler
Corethrogyne filaginifolia
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff
Corethrogyne filaginifolia
© 2019 Diane Etchison

Cornus sericea ssp. occidentalis    Western dogwood
native
Shrub

CORNACEAE

Cornus sericea ssp. occidentalis
© 2019 David Greenberger
Cornus sericea ssp. occidentalis
© 2018 Lynn Overtree
Cornus sericea ssp. occidentalis
© 2020 Susan McDougall

Crassula connata    Pigmy weed,  Sand pygmy weed,  Sand pygmyweed
native
Annual herb

CRASSULACEAE

Crassula connata
© 2020 Ron Vanderhoff
Crassula connata
© 2019 Ron Vanderhoff
Crassula connata
© 2019 Ron Vanderhoff

Crocanthemum scoparium    peak rush-rose,  broom rush-rose
native
Shrub

CISTACEAE

Crocanthemum scoparium
© 2020 Stacie Wolny
Crocanthemum scoparium
© 2020 Stacie Wolny
Crocanthemum scoparium
© 2020 Stacie Wolny

Cryptantha corollata    Coast range cryptantha
native
Annual herb

BORAGINACEAE

Cryptantha corollata
© 2022 Helen Hancock
Cryptantha corollata
© 2022 Helen Hancock
Cryptantha corollata
© 2022 Helen Hancock

Cryptantha hispidissima    Bristly cryptantha
native
Annual herb

BORAGINACEAE

Cryptantha hispidissima
© 2020 Ryan Carle
Cryptantha hispidissima
© 2020 Emma Shelton
Cryptantha hispidissima
© 2021 John Rawlings

Cynosurus echinatus    Annual dogtail,  Bristly dogstail grass,  Dogtail grass
invasive non-native
Annual grass

POACEAE

Cynosurus echinatus
© 2017 Gary McDonald
Cynosurus echinatus
© 2010 Julie A. Kierstead
Cynosurus echinatus
© 2022 Ron Vanderhoff

Cyperus eragrostis    Tall cyperus,  Tall flatsedge
native
Perennial grasslike herb

CYPERACEAE

Cyperus eragrostis
© 2016 Joan Hampton
Cyperus eragrostis
© 2021 Ken Lunders
Cyperus eragrostis
© 2014 James Gonsman

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

POACEAE

Dactylis glomerata
© 2018 Jennifer Mo
Dactylis glomerata
© 2020 Jim Richards
Dactylis glomerata
© 2017 Gary McDonald

Datisca glomerata    Durango root
native
Perennial herb

DATISCACEAE

Datisca glomerata
© 2019 Ron Vanderhoff
Datisca glomerata
© 2019 Diane Etchison
Datisca glomerata
© 2019 Matt Berger

Daucus pusillus    American wild carrot,  Rattlesnake weed
native
Annual herb

APIACEAE

Daucus pusillus
© 2019 Diane Etchison
Daucus pusillus
© 2022 David Wolfson
Daucus pusillus
© 2021 Ken Lunders

Delphinium umbraculorum    Umbrella larkspur
rare native
Perennial herb

RANUNCULACEAE

Delphinium umbraculorum
© 2015 George Butterworth
Delphinium umbraculorum
© 2012 Zack Abbey
Delphinium umbraculorum
© 2016 Amelia Ryan

Deschampsia elongata    Hairgrass,  Slender hairgrass
native
Perennial grass

POACEAE

Deschampsia elongata
© 2021 John Rawlings
Deschampsia elongata
© 2021 John Rawlings
Deschampsia elongata
© 2023 Robert Steers

Diplacus aurantiacus var. aurantiacus    Orange Bush Monkeyflower
native
Shrub

PHRYMACEAE

Diplacus aurantiacus var. aurantiacus
© 2024 Steve Conger
Diplacus aurantiacus var. aurantiacus
© 2024 Steve Conger
Diplacus aurantiacus var. aurantiacus
© 2019 Gary McDonald

Diplacus congdonii    Congdon's monkeyflower
native
Annual herb

PHRYMACEAE

Diplacus congdonii
© 2024 Mike Russler
Diplacus congdonii
© 2006 Steve Matson
Diplacus congdonii
© 2024 Mike Russler

native
Perennial herb

THEMIDACEAE

Dipterostemon capitatus ssp. capitatus
© 2008 Steve Matson
Dipterostemon capitatus ssp. capitatus
© 2016 Steve Matson
Dipterostemon capitatus ssp. capitatus
© 2016 Steve Matson

native
Perennial herb

ROSACEAE

Drymocallis glandulosa var. glandulosa
© 2020 Diane Etchison
Drymocallis glandulosa var. glandulosa
© 2017 Steve Matson
Drymocallis glandulosa var. glandulosa
© 2021 Mike Russler

Dryopteris arguta    California wood fern,  Coastal wood fern,  Shield fern
native
Fern

DRYOPTERIDACEAE

Dryopteris arguta
© 2023 Julia Markey
Dryopteris arguta
© 2019 Rebecca Crowe
Dryopteris arguta
© 2018 James Gonsman

Elymus glaucus ssp. glaucus    Blue wild rye,  Blue wildrye,  Western rye grass
native
Perennial grass

POACEAE

Elymus glaucus ssp. glaucus
© 2014 Toni Corelli
Elymus glaucus ssp. glaucus
© 2021 Arlee Montalvo
Elymus glaucus ssp. glaucus
© 2022 Ron Vanderhoff

Elymus triticoides    Beardless wild rye
native
Perennial grass

POACEAE

Elymus triticoides
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff
Elymus triticoides
© 2021 Ron Vanderhoff
Elymus triticoides
© 2018 Rachelle Gray

Epilobium canum ssp. canum    California fuchsia,  Hummingbird trumpet
native
Perennial herb

ONAGRACEAE

Epilobium canum ssp. canum
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff
Epilobium canum ssp. canum
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff
Epilobium canum ssp. canum
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff

Ericameria arborescens    Golden fleece,  Goldenfleece
native
Shrub

ASTERACEAE

Ericameria arborescens
© 2019 Bryant Baker
Ericameria arborescens
© 2019 Bryant Baker
Ericameria arborescens
© 2015 Hayley Ross

Erigeron canadensis    Canada horseweed
native
Annual herb

ASTERACEAE

Erigeron canadensis
© 2017 Gary McDonald
Erigeron canadensis
© 2017 Gary McDonald
Erigeron canadensis
© 2022 Mike Russler

Erigeron foliosus var. stenophyllus    Leafy fleabane,  Thread stemmed fleabane
native
Perennial herb, Shrub

ASTERACEAE

Erigeron foliosus var. stenophyllus
© 2023 Ron Vanderhoff
Erigeron foliosus var. stenophyllus
© 2021 Jacob Martin
Erigeron foliosus var. stenophyllus
© 2022 Ron Vanderhoff

Eriogonum fasciculatum var. foliolosum    California buckwheat,  Eastern mojave buckwheat,  Red topped buckwheat
native
Shrub

POLYGONACEAE

Eriogonum fasciculatum var. foliolosum
© 2016 Michael Mitchell
Eriogonum fasciculatum var. foliolosum
© 2015 Michael Mitchell
Eriogonum fasciculatum var. foliolosum
© 2015 Michael Mitchell

Eriogonum nudum var. pubiflorum    Hairy flowered buckwheat,  Naked buckwheat,  Fremont's Wild Buckwheat
native
Annual herb

POLYGONACEAE

Eriogonum nudum var. pubiflorum
© 2006 Steve Matson
Eriogonum nudum var. pubiflorum
© 2011 Steve Matson
Eriogonum nudum var. pubiflorum
© 2011 Steve Matson

Eriophyllum confertiflorum var. confertiflorum    Golden yarrow,  Yellow yarrow
native
Shrub

ASTERACEAE

Eriophyllum confertiflorum var. confertiflorum
© 2024 Richard Spjut
Eriophyllum confertiflorum var. confertiflorum
© 2013 James Gonsman
Eriophyllum confertiflorum var. confertiflorum
© 2020 Ron Vanderhoff

Erythranthe microphylla    Small leaved monkeyflower
rare native
Annual herb

PHRYMACEAE

Erythranthe microphylla
© 2019 Susan McDougall
Erythranthe microphylla
© 2021 Robert Steers
Erythranthe microphylla
© 2021 Robert Steers

native
Perennial herb

PHRYMACEAE

Erythranthe nasuta
© 2023 Catherine Chang
Erythranthe nasuta
© 2021 Mike Russler
Erythranthe nasuta
© 2024 Bob Steele

Eschscholzia californica    California poppy
native
Annual, Perennial herb

PAPAVERACEAE

Eschscholzia californica
© 2019 Dee Shea Himes
Eschscholzia californica
© 2021 Ron Vanderhoff
Eschscholzia californica
© 2019 Amy Rapport

Euphorbia peplus    Petty spurge
non-native
Annual herb

EUPHORBIACEAE

Euphorbia peplus
© 2006 Steve Matson
Euphorbia peplus
© 2022 Alice Cummings
Euphorbia peplus
© 2005 Luigi Rignanese

Euphorbia spathulata    Reticulate seeded spurge,  Warty spurge
native
Annual herb

EUPHORBIACEAE

Euphorbia spathulata
© 2021 R.A. Chasey
Euphorbia spathulata
© 2014 Steve Matson
Euphorbia spathulata
© 2014 Steve Matson

Eurybia radulina    Roughleaf aster
native
Perennial herb

ASTERACEAE

Eurybia radulina
© 2007 Keir Morse
Eurybia radulina
© 2023 Ken-ichi Ueda
Eurybia radulina
© 2022 Bob Sweatt

Euthamia occidentalis    Western flat topped goldenrod,  Western goldenrod,  Western goldentop
native
Perennial herb

ASTERACEAE

Euthamia occidentalis
© 2021 Steve Matson
Euthamia occidentalis
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff
Euthamia occidentalis
© 2021 R.A. Chasey

Festuca bromoides    Brome fescue
non-native
Annual grass

POACEAE

Festuca bromoides
© 2022 Diana Wahl
Festuca bromoides
© 2021 Toni Corelli
Festuca bromoides
© 2021 David popp

Festuca microstachys    Small fescue
native
Annual grass

POACEAE

Festuca microstachys
© 2011 Steve Matson
Festuca microstachys
© 2024 Emily R. Allen
Festuca microstachys
© 2011 Steve Matson

Festuca myuros    Rattail sixweeks grass
invasive non-native
Annual grass

POACEAE

Festuca myuros
© 2021 Aaron Echols
Festuca myuros
© 2021 Ron Vanderhoff
Festuca myuros
© 2022 John Rawlings

Festuca octoflora    Sixweeks grass
native
Annual grass

POACEAE

Festuca octoflora
© 2023 R.A. Chasey
Festuca octoflora
© 2020 Sara Timby
Festuca octoflora
© 2018 Ken Hickman

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

Frangula californica ssp. californica    California coffeeberry
native
Shrub

RHAMNACEAE

Frangula californica ssp. californica
© 2015 Steve Matson
Frangula californica ssp. californica
© 2015 Steve Matson
Frangula californica ssp. californica
© 2019 Ron Vanderhoff

Galium andrewsii    Needlemat galium,  Phlox leaved bedstraw,  Phloxleaf bedstraw
native
Perennial herb

RUBIACEAE

Galium andrewsii
© 2022 Mike Russler
Galium andrewsii
© 2019 Marisa Persaud
Galium andrewsii
© 2022 Mike Russler

Galium aparine    Cleavers,  Common bedstraw,  Goose grass
native
Annual herb

RUBIACEAE

Galium aparine
© 2020 Ron Vanderhoff
Galium aparine
© 2005 Steve Matson
Galium aparine
© 2020 Ron Vanderhoff

Galium californicum ssp. flaccidum    California bedstraw
native
Perennial herb

RUBIACEAE

Galium californicum ssp. flaccidum
© 2014 Steve Matson
Galium californicum ssp. flaccidum
© 2014 Steve Matson
Galium californicum ssp. flaccidum
© 2014 Steve Matson

Galium porrigens var. porrigens    Climbing bedstraw,  Graceful bedstraw,  Oval leaved bedstraw
native
Vine, Shrub

RUBIACEAE

Galium porrigens var. porrigens
© 2022 Ron Vanderhoff
Galium porrigens var. porrigens
© 2022 Ron Vanderhoff
Galium porrigens var. porrigens
© 2022 Julia Larke

Gastridium phleoides    Nit grass
non-native
Annual grass

POACEAE

Gastridium phleoides
© 2020 Ron Vanderhoff
Gastridium phleoides
© 2020 Ron Vanderhoff
Gastridium phleoides
© 2017 Gary McDonald

Geranium dissectum    Cranesbill,  Cut leaved geranium,  Cutleaf geranium
invasive non-native
Annual herb

GERANIACEAE

Geranium dissectum
© 2021 Al Keuter
Geranium dissectum
© 2023 Ron Vanderhoff
Geranium dissectum
© 2014 Bryan Derr

Geranium molle    Crane's bill geranium,  Dove's foot geranium,  Dovefoot geranium
invasive non-native
Annual, Perennial herb

GERANIACEAE

Geranium molle
© 2008 Steve Matson
Geranium molle
© 2008 Steve Matson
Geranium molle
© 2008 Steve Matson

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

Heteromeles arbutifolia    Christmas berry,  Toyon
native
Shrub

ROSACEAE

Heteromeles arbutifolia
© 2015 James Gonsman
Heteromeles arbutifolia
© 2017 Gary McDonald
Heteromeles arbutifolia
© 2017 Gary McDonald

Hieracium argutum    Southern hawkweed
native
Perennial herb

ASTERACEAE

Hieracium argutum
© 2015 Justin Luong
Hieracium argutum
© 2015 Justin Luong
Hieracium argutum
© 2020 David Greenberger

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

BRASSICACEAE

Hirschfeldia incana
© 2017 Gary McDonald
Hirschfeldia incana
© 2017 Gary McDonald
Hirschfeldia incana
© 2022 Ron Vanderhoff

Holodiscus discolor    Cream bush,  Ocean spray,  Oceanspray
native
Shrub

ROSACEAE

Holodiscus discolor
© 2017 Steve Matson
Holodiscus discolor
© 2017 Steve Matson
Holodiscus discolor
© 2022 Steve Matson

Hordeum murinum ssp. leporinum    Farmer's foxtail,  Foxtail barley,  Hare barley
non-native
Annual grass

POACEAE

Hordeum murinum ssp. leporinum
© 2022 Ron Vanderhoff
Hordeum murinum ssp. leporinum
© 2021 Al Keuter
Hordeum murinum ssp. leporinum
© 2021 Ron Vanderhoff

Hypochaeris glabra    Smooth cat's ear
invasive non-native
Annual herb

ASTERACEAE

Hypochaeris glabra
© 2020 Ron Vanderhoff
Hypochaeris glabra
© 2017 Gary McDonald
Hypochaeris glabra
© 2019 Ron Vanderhoff

Juglans hindsii    Northern california black walnut
rare native
Tree

JUGLANDACEAE

Juglans hindsii
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff
Juglans hindsii
© 2016 Steve Matson
Juglans hindsii
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff

Juncus patens    Common rush,  Spreading rush
native
Perennial grasslike herb

JUNCACEAE

Juncus patens
© 2022 R.A. Chasey
Juncus patens
© 2022 R.A. Chasey
Juncus patens
© 2018 Emily Allen

Keckiella cordifolia    Climbing penstemon,  Heart leaved keckiella,  Heartleaf keckiella
native
Shrub

PLANTAGINACEAE

Keckiella cordifolia
© 2020 Ron Vanderhoff
Keckiella cordifolia
© 2022 Bryant Baker
Keckiella cordifolia
© 2022 Bryant Baker

Koeleria macrantha    June grass,  Prairie junegrass
native
Perennial grass

POACEAE

Koeleria macrantha
© 2015 Steve Matson
Koeleria macrantha
© 2015 Steve Matson
Koeleria macrantha
© 2015 Steve Matson

Lathyrus vestitus var. vestitus    Common pacific pea,  Hillside pea,  Wild sweetpea
native
Perennial herb

FABACEAE

Lathyrus vestitus var. vestitus
© 2023 Steve Conger
Lathyrus vestitus var. vestitus
© 2022 Charles Russell
Lathyrus vestitus var. vestitus
© 2015 Chris Jaster

Layia hieracioides    Hawkweed layia,  Tall layia,  Tall tidytips
native
Annual herb

ASTERACEAE

Layia hieracioides
© 2020 David Greenberger
Layia hieracioides
© 2021 R.A. Chasey
Layia hieracioides
© 2022 R.A. Chasey

Lepechinia calycina    White pitcher sage,  Woodbalm, pitcher sage
native
Shrub

LAMIACEAE

Lepechinia calycina
© 2020 Janice Kuch
Lepechinia calycina
© 2024 Ben Spencer-Cooke
Lepechinia calycina
© 2023 Mike Russler

Lepidium strictum    Peppergrass,  Prostrate pepper grass,  Upright pepperweed
native
Annual herb

BRASSICACEAE

Lepidium strictum
© 2022 Ron Vanderhoff
Lepidium strictum
© 2022 Jim Xerogeanes
Lepidium strictum
© 2022 Ron Vanderhoff

Logfia filaginoides    California cottonrose
native
Annual herb

ASTERACEAE

Logfia filaginoides
© 2019 Steve Matson
Logfia filaginoides
© 2019 Steve Matson
Logfia filaginoides
© 2019 Steve Matson

Logfia gallica    Narrowleaf cottonrose
non-native
Annual herb

ASTERACEAE

Logfia gallica
© 2017 Barbara Boethling
Logfia gallica
© 2023 Ron Vanderhoff
Logfia gallica
© 2023 Ron Vanderhoff

Lomatium utriculatum    Bladder parsnip,  Common lomatium,  Hog fennel
native
Perennial herb

APIACEAE

Lomatium utriculatum
© 2006 Steve Matson
Lomatium utriculatum
© 2006 Steve Matson
Lomatium utriculatum
© 2015 James Gonsman

Lonicera interrupta    Chaparral honeysuckle
native
Vine, Shrub

CAPRIFOLIACEAE

Lonicera interrupta
© 2018 David Greenberger
Lonicera interrupta
© 2019 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Lonicera interrupta
© 2009 BOB CASE

Lonicera subspicata var. denudata    Chaparral honeysuckle,  Johnston's honeysuckle,  Santa barbara honeysuckle
native
Shrub

CAPRIFOLIACEAE

Lonicera subspicata var. denudata
© 2019 Diane Etchison
Lonicera subspicata var. denudata
© 2021 Ron Vanderhoff
Lonicera subspicata var. denudata
© 2021 Ron Vanderhoff

Lupinus albifrons var. collinus    Silver bush lupine,  Silver lupine,  low growing silver lupine
native
Shrub

FABACEAE

Lupinus albifrons var. collinus
© 2020 Hunter Breck
Lupinus albifrons var. collinus
© 2021 Steve Matson
Lupinus albifrons var. collinus
© 2016 Steve Matson

Lupinus bicolor    Annual lupine,  Bicolored lupine,  Miniature lupine
native
Annual, Perennial herb

FABACEAE

Lupinus bicolor
© 2024 Mary Ann Machi
Lupinus bicolor
© 2022 Mike Russler
Lupinus bicolor
© 2024 Mary Ann Machi

Lupinus nanus    Sky lupine
native
Annual herb

FABACEAE

Lupinus nanus
© 2016 Steve Matson
Lupinus nanus
© 2016 Steve Matson
Lupinus nanus
© 2016 Steve Matson

Lysimachia arvensis    Scarlet pimpernel
non-native
Annual herb

MYRSINACEAE

Lysimachia arvensis
© 2017 B.J. Dion
Lysimachia arvensis
© 2022 Chris McDonald
Lysimachia arvensis
© 2023 Ron Vanderhoff

Madia exigua    Little tarweed,  Meager tarweed,  Small tarweed
native
Annual herb

ASTERACEAE

Madia exigua
© 2023 Dianne Lake
Madia exigua
© 2023 Ron Vanderhoff
Madia exigua
© 2021 Helen Hancock

Madia gracilis    Grassy tarweed,  Gumweed madia,  Slender tarweed
native
Annual herb

ASTERACEAE

Madia gracilis
© 2022 Mike Russler
Madia gracilis
© 2021 Amber Bedgood
Madia gracilis
© 2019 Ron Vanderhoff

Madia radiata    Golden madia,  Showy madia
rare native
Annual herb

ASTERACEAE

Madia radiata
© 2023 Jacob Smith
Madia radiata
© 2016 George Butterworth
Madia radiata
© 2016 George Butterworth

Marah fabacea    California man-root
native
Perennial herb, Vine

CUCURBITACEAE

Marah fabacea
© 2018 Gary McDonald
Marah fabacea
© 2018 MCOSD EDRR
Marah fabacea
© 2021 Cyril Guyot

Marrubium vulgare    White horehound
invasive non-native
Perennial herb

LAMIACEAE

Marrubium vulgare
© 2013 Gary McDonald
Marrubium vulgare
© 2015 Diane Etchison
Marrubium vulgare
© 2018 Nancy Hamlett

Medicago polymorpha    Bur clover,  Bur medic,  California burclover
invasive non-native
Annual herb

FABACEAE

Medicago polymorpha
© 2019 Gary McDonald
Medicago polymorpha
© 2019 Gary McDonald
Medicago polymorpha
© 2019 Gary McDonald

Melica californica    California melicgrass
native
Perennial grass

POACEAE

Melica californica
© 2023 John Rawlings
Melica californica
© 2021 John Rawlings
Melica californica
© 2022 John Rawlings

Melica imperfecta    California melic,  Coast range melic,  Small flowered melica
native
Perennial grass

POACEAE

Melica imperfecta
© 2020 Ron Vanderhoff
Melica imperfecta
© 2021 Ron Vanderhoff
Melica imperfecta
© 2020 Ron Vanderhoff

Melilotus albus    White sweetclover
invasive non-native
Annual, Biennial herb

FABACEAE

Melilotus albus
© 2021 Ron Vanderhoff
Melilotus albus
© 2020 Bob Sweatt
Melilotus albus
© 2022 Ron Vanderhoff

Melilotus indicus    Annual yellow sweetclover,  Sourclover
non-native
Annual herb

FABACEAE

Melilotus indicus
© 2019 Randy Huey
Melilotus indicus
© 2019 Randy Huey
Melilotus indicus
© 2017 Rosalie Benitez

Mentha Xpiperita    Peppermint
non-native
Perennial herb

LAMIACEAE

Mentha Xpiperita
© 2019 Ron Vanderhoff
Mentha Xpiperita
© 2019 Ron Vanderhoff
Mentha Xpiperita
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Monardella villosa ssp. obispoensis    San luis obispo coyote mint
native
Perennial herb

LAMIACEAE

Monardella villosa ssp. obispoensis
© 2019 David Wolfson
Monardella villosa ssp. obispoensis
© 2019 David Wolfson
Monardella villosa ssp. obispoensis
© 2020 Dee Shea Himes

Muhlenbergia rigens    Deergrass
native
Perennial grass

POACEAE

Muhlenbergia rigens
© 2004 Steve Matson
Muhlenbergia rigens
© 2018 Cynthia Powell
Muhlenbergia rigens
© 2022 Ron Vanderhoff

Myosotis discolor    Changing forget me not,  yellow and blue forget-me-not
non-native
Annual herb

BORAGINACEAE

Myosotis discolor
© 2017 Ron Vanderhoff
Myosotis discolor
© 2023 Donald Burk
Myosotis discolor
© 2019 David Greenberger

Navarretia hamata ssp. parviloba    Hooked navarretia,  Small lobe navarretia
native
Annual herb

POLEMONIACEAE

Navarretia hamata ssp. parviloba
© 2022 R.A. Chasey
Navarretia hamata ssp. parviloba
© 2017 R.A. Chasey
Navarretia hamata ssp. parviloba
© 2021 Cara Wilcox

Navarretia mellita    Honeyscented pincushionplant,  Skunk navarretia
native
Annual herb

POLEMONIACEAE

Navarretia mellita
© 2019 Steve Matson
Navarretia mellita
© 2019 Steve Matson
Navarretia mellita
© 2019 Steve Matson

Nicotiana acuminata var. multiflora    Many flowered tobacco,  Manyflower tobacco,  Tobacco
non-native
Annual herb

SOLANACEAE

Nicotiana acuminata var. multiflora
© 2023 Mike Russler
Nicotiana acuminata var. multiflora
© 2019 Michelle Karle
Nicotiana acuminata var. multiflora
© 2023 R.A. Chasey

Oemleria cerasiformis    Indian plum,  Oso berry
native
Shrub

ROSACEAE

Oemleria cerasiformis
© 2019 Margo Bors
Oemleria cerasiformis
© 2019 Stacie Wolny
Oemleria cerasiformis
© 2023 David Wolfson

Paeonia californica    California peony
native
Perennial herb

PAEONIACEAE

Paeonia californica
© 2024 Ron Vanderhoff
Paeonia californica
© 2023 Ron Vanderhoff
Paeonia californica
© 2019 Susan McDougall

Pedicularis densiflora    Warrior's plume,  Indian warrior
native
Perennial herb

OROBANCHACEAE

Pedicularis densiflora
© 2015 Dee Warenycia
Pedicularis densiflora
© 2019 Jason Mills
Pedicularis densiflora
© 2017 Joshua Borkowski

Pellaea andromedifolia    Coffee cliffbrake,  Coffee fern
native
Fern

PTERIDACEAE

Pellaea andromedifolia
© 2023 Steve Conger
Pellaea andromedifolia
© 2021 Steve Matson
Pellaea andromedifolia
© 2021 Mike Russler

native
Fern

PTERIDACEAE

Pentagramma triangularis ssp. triangularis
© 2008 Steve Matson
Pentagramma triangularis ssp. triangularis
© 2008 Steve Matson
Pentagramma triangularis ssp. triangularis
© 2019 Gary McDonald

Phacelia malvifolia    Stinging phacelia
native
Annual herb

HYDROPHYLLACEAE

Phacelia malvifolia
© 2018 Michael Mitchell
Phacelia malvifolia
© 2022 Jennifer Mo
Phacelia malvifolia
© 2013 Toni Corelli

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

POACEAE

Phalaris aquatica
© 2018 Thomas Reyes
Phalaris aquatica
© 2021 Lenihan Mazur
Phalaris aquatica
© 2022 Lenihan Mazur

Pholistoma auritum var. auritum    Blue fiesta flower,  Blue fiestaflower,  Fiesta flower
native
Annual herb

HYDROPHYLLACEAE

Pholistoma auritum var. auritum
© 2014 Steve Matson
Pholistoma auritum var. auritum
© 2014 Steve Matson
Pholistoma auritum var. auritum
© 2014 Steve Matson

native
Shrub (parasitic)

VISCACEAE

Phoradendron villosum ssp. villosum
© 2022 David popp
Phoradendron villosum ssp. villosum
© 2020 R.A. Chasey
Phoradendron villosum ssp. villosum
© 2021 R.A. Chasey

Pickeringia montana var. montana    Montana chaparral pea
native
Shrub

FABACEAE

Pickeringia montana var. montana
© 2022 Ron Vanderhoff
Pickeringia montana var. montana
© 2022 Ron Vanderhoff
Pickeringia montana var. montana
© 2022 Ron Vanderhoff

Plagiobothrys nothofulvus    Rusty haired popcorn flower,  Rusty popcorn flower,  Rusty popcornflower
native
Annual herb

BORAGINACEAE

Plagiobothrys nothofulvus
© 2011 Steve Matson
Plagiobothrys nothofulvus
© 2011 Steve Matson
Plagiobothrys nothofulvus
© 2015 Steve Matson

Plagiobothrys uncinatus    Hooked popcorn flower,  Salinas valley popcornflower
rare native
Annual herb

BORAGINACEAE

Plagiobothrys uncinatus
© 2003 Keir Morse
Plagiobothrys uncinatus
© 2008 Keir Morse
Plagiobothrys uncinatus
© 2014 Jean Pawek

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

PLANTAGINACEAE

Plantago lanceolata
© 2017 Gary McDonald
Plantago lanceolata
© 2019 Joe Engelbrecht
Plantago lanceolata
© 2021 Ken Lunders

Plantago major    Common plantain
non-native
Perennial herb

PLANTAGINACEAE

Plantago major
© 2019 Bob Sweatt
Plantago major
© 2022 Diana Wahl
Plantago major
© 2020 Ryan Carle

Platanus racemosa    California sycamore,  Western sycamore
native
Tree

PLATANACEAE

Platanus racemosa
© 2021 Ron Vanderhoff
Platanus racemosa
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff
Platanus racemosa
© 2019 Rachelle Gray

Plectritis ciliosa    Long spurred plectritis,  Longspur seablush
native
Annual herb

VALERIANACEAE

Plectritis ciliosa
© 2022 Steve Matson
Plectritis ciliosa
© 2005 Steve Matson
Plectritis ciliosa
© 2022 Steve Matson

Polygonum aviculare    Prostrate knotweed
non-native
Annual, Perennial herb

POLYGONACEAE

Polygonum aviculare
© 2023 Ron Vanderhoff
Polygonum aviculare
© 2023 Cynthia Powell
Polygonum aviculare
© 2021 Ron Vanderhoff

Polypodium californicum    California polypody
native
Fern

POLYPODIACEAE

Polypodium californicum
© 2020 Ron Vanderhoff
Polypodium californicum
© 2021 Ron Vanderhoff
Polypodium californicum
© 2023 Keir Morse

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

Primula clevelandi    Small Tree-Mallow


Pseudognaphalium californicum    Ladies' tobacco
native
Annual, Perennial herb

ASTERACEAE

Pseudognaphalium californicum
© 2019 Gary McDonald
Pseudognaphalium californicum
© 2020 Steven M Norris
Pseudognaphalium californicum
© 2021 Ron Vanderhoff

Pseudognaphalium luteoalbum    Jersey cudweed
non-native
Annual herb

ASTERACEAE

Pseudognaphalium luteoalbum
© 2021 Ron Vanderhoff
Pseudognaphalium luteoalbum
© 2019 Diane Etchison
Pseudognaphalium luteoalbum
© 2021 Ron Vanderhoff

Pterostegia drymarioides    Fairy mist,  Woodland threadstem
native
Annual herb

POLYGONACEAE

Pterostegia drymarioides
© 2016 Steve Matson
Pterostegia drymarioides
© 2016 Steve Matson
Pterostegia drymarioides
© 2005 Steve Matson

Pyracantha koidzumii    Taiwan firethorn
non-native
Shrub

ROSACEAE

Pyracantha koidzumii
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff
Pyracantha koidzumii
© 2019 Ron Vanderhoff
Pyracantha koidzumii
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff

Quercus agrifolia var. agrifolia    California live oak,  Coast live oak
native
Tree

FAGACEAE

Quercus agrifolia var. agrifolia
© 2023 Ron Vanderhoff
Quercus agrifolia var. agrifolia
© 2022 Ron Vanderhoff
Quercus agrifolia var. agrifolia
© 2021 Al Keuter

Quercus berberidifolia    Inland scrub oak
native
Tree

FAGACEAE

Quercus berberidifolia
© 2022 David Strauch
Quercus berberidifolia
© 2020 Cynthia Keiser
Quercus berberidifolia
© 2020 Cynthia Keiser

Quercus chrysolepis    Canyon live oak,  Canyon oak, maul oak, goldcup oak,  Gold cup oak
native
Tree

FAGACEAE

Quercus chrysolepis
© 2017 Aaron Sunshine
Quercus chrysolepis
© 2020 R.A. Chasey
Quercus chrysolepis
© 2018 joaquin hale

Quercus douglasii    Blue oak
native
Tree

FAGACEAE

Quercus douglasii
© 2018 Gary McDonald
Quercus douglasii
© 2020 Charles Russell
Quercus douglasii
© 2019 Susan McDougall

Quercus lobata    California white oak,  Valley oak
native
Tree

FAGACEAE

Quercus lobata
© 2023 Helen Hancock
Quercus lobata
© 2021 Cynthia Powell
Quercus lobata
© 2023 Suzanne L. Weakley

Quercus wislizeni var. frutescens    Bush interior live oak,  Chaparral oak,  Live oak
native
Tree, Shrub

FAGACEAE

Quercus wislizeni var. frutescens
© 2019 Ron Vanderhoff
Quercus wislizeni var. frutescens
© 2019 Ron Vanderhoff
Quercus wislizeni var. frutescens
© 2021 Ron Vanderhoff

Rafinesquia californica    California chicory,  California plumseed
native
Annual herb

ASTERACEAE

Rafinesquia californica
© 2023 Robert Steers
Rafinesquia californica
© 2021 Ron Vanderhoff
Rafinesquia californica
© 2017 Steve Matson

Ranunculus californicus    California buttercup
native
Perennial herb

RANUNCULACEAE

Ranunculus californicus
© 2016 Steve Matson
Ranunculus californicus
© 2016 Steve Matson
Ranunculus californicus
© 2016 Steve Matson

Ranunculus hebecarpus    Delicate buttercup,  Pubescent fruited buttercup,  Slender annual buttercup
native
Annual herb

RANUNCULACEAE

Ranunculus hebecarpus
© 2019 Ron Vanderhoff
Ranunculus hebecarpus
© 2021 Ron Vanderhoff
Ranunculus hebecarpus
© 2019 Ron Vanderhoff

Rhamnus ilicifolia    Evergreen buckthorn,  Hollyleaf redberry
native
Shrub

RHAMNACEAE

Rhamnus ilicifolia
© 2016 Steve Matson
Rhamnus ilicifolia
© 2016 Steve Matson
Rhamnus ilicifolia
© 2006 Steve Matson

Rhus aromatica    Fragrant sumac,  Skunk Bush
native
Shrub

ANACARDIACEAE

Rhus aromatica
© 2018 Steve Matson
Rhus aromatica
© 2018 Steve Matson
Rhus aromatica
© 2018 Steve Matson

Ribes malvaceum var. malvaceum    Chaparral currant
native
Shrub

GROSSULARIACEAE

Ribes malvaceum var. malvaceum
© 2023 R.A. Chasey
Ribes malvaceum var. malvaceum
© 2020 Ron Vanderhoff
Ribes malvaceum var. malvaceum
© 2023 R.A. Chasey

Ribes speciosum    Fuchsia flowered gooseberry,  Fuchsiaflower gooseberry
native
Shrub

GROSSULARIACEAE

Ribes speciosum
© 2022 David Chipping
Ribes speciosum
© 2021 Ron Vanderhoff
Ribes speciosum
© 2021 Ron Vanderhoff

Rosa californica    California wild rose,  California wildrose
native
Shrub

ROSACEAE

Rosa californica
© 2022 Suzanne L. Weakley
Rosa californica
© 2022 Suzanne L. Weakley
Rosa californica
© 2021 Sue Graue

Rosa sp.    Small Tree-Mallow


Rubus armeniacus    Himalayan blackberry,  black berry,  Armenian blackberry
invasive non-native
Shrub

ROSACEAE

Rubus armeniacus
© 2014 James Gonsman
Rubus armeniacus
© 2020 Julie A. Kierstead
Rubus armeniacus
© 2018 Richard Spjut

Rubus ursinus    California blackberry,  Pacific blackberry
native
Vine, Shrub

ROSACEAE

Rubus ursinus
© 2018 Ken Lunders
Rubus ursinus
© 2019 Ron Vanderhoff
Rubus ursinus
© 2015 Kelli Kallenborn

Rumex conglomeratus    Clustered dock,  Green dock
non-native
Perennial herb

POLYGONACEAE

Rumex conglomeratus
© 2020 Ron Vanderhoff
Rumex conglomeratus
© 2023 Ron Vanderhoff
Rumex conglomeratus
© 2023 Ron Vanderhoff

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

POLYGONACEAE

Rumex crispus
© 2018 Tim Lewis
Rumex crispus
© 2019 Diane Etchison
Rumex crispus
© 2023 Ron Vanderhoff

Rumex kerneri    Kerner's dock
non-native
Perennial herb

POLYGONACEAE

Rumex kerneri
© 2024 Donald Burk
Rumex kerneri
© 2023 Donald Burk
Rumex kerneri
© 2024 Donald Burk

Salix exigua var. hindsiana    Sandbar willow
native
Tree, Shrub

SALICACEAE

Salix exigua var. hindsiana
© 2022 Robbie Lee
Salix exigua var. hindsiana
© 2017 Dee Shea Himes
Salix exigua var. hindsiana
© 02/22/2022 John Rawlings

Salix laevigata    Polished willow,  Red willow
native
Tree

SALICACEAE

Salix laevigata
© 2017 Steve Matson
Salix laevigata
© 2019 Barbara Brydolf
Salix laevigata
© 2022 Mark Gary

Salix lasiolepis    Arroyo willow
native
Tree, Shrub

SALICACEAE

Salix lasiolepis
© 2022 Ron Vanderhoff
Salix lasiolepis
© 2022 Ron Vanderhoff
Salix lasiolepis
© 2020 Steve Matson

Salvia mellifera    Black sage
native
Shrub

LAMIACEAE

Salvia mellifera
© 2017 Steve Matson
Salvia mellifera
© 2022 Suzanne L. Weakley
Salvia mellifera
© 2019 Diane Etchison

Salvia spathacea    Hummingbird sage
native
Perennial herb

LAMIACEAE

Salvia spathacea
© 2020 David Wolfson
Salvia spathacea
© 2020 Abby Nichols
Salvia spathacea
© 2020 Bryant Baker

Sambucus nigra ssp. caerulea    Blue elderberry
native
Tree, Shrub

VIBURNACEAE

Sambucus nigra ssp. caerulea
© 2021 Mike Russler
Sambucus nigra ssp. caerulea
© 2020 Diane Etchison
Sambucus nigra ssp. caerulea
© 2022 El Byrne

Sanicula arguta    Sharp toothed sanicle,  Sharp toothed snakeroot,  Sharptooth blacksnakeroot
native
Perennial herb

APIACEAE

Sanicula arguta
© 2006 Steve Matson
Sanicula arguta
© 2006 Steve Matson
Sanicula arguta
© 2006 Steve Matson

Sanicula bipinnata    Poison sanicle
native
Perennial herb

APIACEAE

Sanicula bipinnata
© 2008 Steve Matson
Sanicula bipinnata
© 2008 Steve Matson
Sanicula bipinnata
© 2022 R.A. Chasey

Sanicula crassicaulis    Gamble weed,  Pacific blacksnakeroot,  Pacific sanicle
native
Perennial herb

APIACEAE

Sanicula crassicaulis
© 2023 Steve Conger
Sanicula crassicaulis
© 2023 Steve Conger
Sanicula crassicaulis
© 2021 Steve Laymon

Scandix pecten-veneris    Shepherd's needle,  Shepherdsneedle,  Venus' needle
non-native
Annual herb, Vine

APIACEAE

Scandix pecten-veneris
© 2006 Steve Matson
Scandix pecten-veneris
© 2018 Stacie Wolny
Scandix pecten-veneris
© 2006 Steve Matson

Scrophularia californica ssp. californica    California bee plant,  California figwort
native
Perennial herb

SCROPHULARIACEAE

Scrophularia californica ssp. californica
© 2020 Bob Sweatt
Scrophularia californica ssp. californica
© 2006 Steve Matson
Scrophularia californica ssp. californica
© 2019 Cynthia Powell

Scutellaria tuberosa    Danny's skullcap,  Scullcap
native
Perennial herb

LAMIACEAE

Scutellaria tuberosa
© 2006 Steve Matson
Scutellaria tuberosa
© 2006 Steve Matson
Scutellaria tuberosa
© 2006 Steve Matson

Silene gallica    Common catchfly,  Windmill pink
non-native
Annual herb

CARYOPHYLLACEAE

Silene gallica
© 2019 Mary Wloch
Silene gallica
© 2017 Gary McDonald
Silene gallica
© 2019 Gary McDonald

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

ASTERACEAE

Silybum marianum
© 2020 Nancy Hamlett
Silybum marianum
© 2019 Marisa Persaud
Silybum marianum
© 2018 Angelique Herman

Sisymbrium officinale    Hedge mustard,  Hedgemustard
non-native
Annual herb

BRASSICACEAE

Sisymbrium officinale
© 2021 Ann Garside
Sisymbrium officinale
© 2022 Julian Geoghegan
Sisymbrium officinale
© 2021 Ron Vanderhoff

Solanum umbelliferum var. xanti    Blue witch nightshade,  Bluewitch nightshade
native
Shrub

SOLANACEAE

Solanum umbelliferum var. xanti
© 2014 Steve Matson
Solanum umbelliferum var. xanti
© 2014 Steve Matson
Solanum umbelliferum var. xanti
© 2014 Steve Matson

Sonchus asper ssp. asper    Prickly sow thistle,  Sow thistle
invasive non-native
Annual herb

ASTERACEAE

Sonchus asper ssp. asper
© 2014 Gary McDonald
Sonchus asper ssp. asper
© 2022 Ron Vanderhoff
Sonchus asper ssp. asper
© 2014 Gary McDonald

Sonchus oleraceus    Common sow thistle,  Common sowthistle,  Sow thistle
non-native
Annual herb

ASTERACEAE

Sonchus oleraceus
© 2019 Diane Etchison
Sonchus oleraceus
© 2015 Jesse Rorabaugh
Sonchus oleraceus
© 2024 Ron Vanderhoff

Stellaria media    Chickweed
non-native
Annual herb

CARYOPHYLLACEAE

Stellaria media
© 2018 Gary McDonald
Stellaria media
© 2018 Gary McDonald
Stellaria media
© 2015 Diane Etchison

Stipa lepida    Foothill needle grass
native
Perennial grass

POACEAE

Stipa lepida
© 2017 Gary McDonald
Stipa lepida
© 2023 Ron Vanderhoff
Stipa lepida
© 2017 Gary McDonald

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

POACEAE

Stipa miliacea var. miliacea
© 2022 Donald Burk
Stipa miliacea var. miliacea
© 2009 Keir Morse
Stipa miliacea var. miliacea
© 2022 Donald Burk

Stipa pulchra    Purple needle grass
native
Perennial grass

POACEAE

Stipa pulchra
© 2019 Michelle Karle
Stipa pulchra
© 2008 Zoya Akulova
Stipa pulchra
© 2019 Ron Vanderhoff

Symphoricarpos albus var. laevigatus    Common snowberry,  Upright snowberry
native
Shrub

CAPRIFOLIACEAE

Symphoricarpos albus var. laevigatus
© 2020 Jacob Smith
Symphoricarpos albus var. laevigatus
© 2020 Jacob Smith
Symphoricarpos albus var. laevigatus
© 2021 Mike Russler

Symphoricarpos mollis    Creeping snowberry,  Trailing snowberry
native
Shrub

CAPRIFOLIACEAE

Symphoricarpos mollis
© 2019 Ron Vanderhoff
Symphoricarpos mollis
© 2020 Cara Wilcox
Symphoricarpos mollis
© 2019 Ron Vanderhoff

Thysanocarpus laciniatus    Common lace pod,  Mountain fringepod,  Narrow leaved fringe pod
native
Annual herb

BRASSICACEAE

Thysanocarpus laciniatus
© 2021 Helen Hancock
Thysanocarpus laciniatus
© 2021 R.A. Chasey
Thysanocarpus laciniatus
© 2021 Helen Hancock

Torilis arvensis    Field hedge parsley,  Spreading hedgeparsley,  Tall Sock-Destroyer
invasive non-native
Annual herb

APIACEAE

Torilis arvensis
© 2019 Ron Vanderhoff
Torilis arvensis
© 2017 Gary McDonald
Torilis arvensis
© 2018 Lindsey Hack

Toxicodendron diversilobum    Poison oak,  Poisonoak,  Western Poison Oak
native
Vine, Shrub

ANACARDIACEAE

Toxicodendron diversilobum
© 2020 Ron Vanderhoff
Toxicodendron diversilobum
© 2019 Randy Huey
Toxicodendron diversilobum
© 2021 Bryant Baker

Toxicoscordion fremontii    Fremont's star lily,  Fremont's death camas
native
Perennial herb

MELANTHIACEAE

Toxicoscordion fremontii
© 2024 Carissa Brands
Toxicoscordion fremontii
© 2024 Mary Conway
Toxicoscordion fremontii
© 2024 Lynn Overtree

Trichostema lanatum    Woolly bluecurls
native
Shrub

LAMIACEAE

Trichostema lanatum
© 2022 Mike Russler
Trichostema lanatum
© 2019 Diane Etchison
Trichostema lanatum
© 2022 Mike Russler

Trifolium ciliolatum    Foothill clover,  Tree clover
native
Annual herb

FABACEAE

Trifolium ciliolatum
© 2020 Diane Etchison
Trifolium ciliolatum
© 2015 Diane Etchison
Trifolium ciliolatum
© 2019 Ron Vanderhoff

Trifolium hirtum    Rose clover
invasive non-native
Annual herb

FABACEAE

Trifolium hirtum
© 2011 Steve Matson
Trifolium hirtum
© 2011 Steve Matson
Trifolium hirtum
© 2011 Steve Matson

Trifolium microcephalum    Hairy clover,  Small headed clover
native
Annual herb

FABACEAE

Trifolium microcephalum
© 2005 Steve Matson
Trifolium microcephalum
© 2016 Michael Mitchell
Trifolium microcephalum
© 2019 Ron Vanderhoff

Trifolium variegatum    Variegated clover,  White tipped clover,  Whitetip clover
native
Annual herb

FABACEAE

Trifolium variegatum
© 2022 Steve Matson
Trifolium variegatum
© 2017 Michael Mitchell
Trifolium variegatum
© 2019 Diane Etchison

Trifolium willdenovii    Tomcat clover
native
Annual herb

FABACEAE

Trifolium willdenovii
© 2024 Steve Conger
Trifolium willdenovii
© 2024 Steve Conger
Trifolium willdenovii
© 2018 Stacie Wolny

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

LAURACEAE

Umbellularia californica
© 2023 Mary Ann Machi
Umbellularia californica
© 2016 Steve Matson
Umbellularia californica
© 2023 Mary Ann Machi

Uropappus lindleyi    Silver puffs,  Uropappus
native
Annual herb

ASTERACEAE

Uropappus lindleyi
© 2019 Zack Abbey
Uropappus lindleyi
© 2019 Ron Vanderhoff
Uropappus lindleyi
© 2016 Ron Vanderhoff

Urtica dioica ssp. holosericea    Giant creek nettle,  Hoary nettle,  Mountain nettle
native
Perennial herb

URTICACEAE

Urtica dioica ssp. holosericea
© 2014 Steve Matson
Urtica dioica ssp. holosericea
© 2014 Steve Matson
Urtica dioica ssp. holosericea
© 2014 Steve Matson

Verbena lasiostachys var. lasiostachys    Vervain,  Western vervain
native
Perennial herb

VERBENACEAE

Verbena lasiostachys var. lasiostachys
© 2010 Steve Matson
Verbena lasiostachys var. lasiostachys
© 2010 Steve Matson
Verbena lasiostachys var. lasiostachys
© 2010 Steve Matson

Vicia americana ssp. americana    American vetch
native
Perennial herb, Vine

FABACEAE

Vicia americana ssp. americana
© 2008 Steve Matson
Vicia americana ssp. americana
© 2008 Steve Matson
Vicia americana ssp. americana
© 2008 Steve Matson

Vicia hassei    Hasse's vetch
native
Vine

FABACEAE

Vicia hassei
© 2023 R.A. Chasey
Vicia hassei
© 2016 Phil Johnson
Vicia hassei
© 2023 R.A. Chasey

Vicia sativa ssp. sativa    Garden vetch,  Pubescent common vetch,  Spring vetch
non-native
Annual herb, Vine

FABACEAE

Vicia sativa ssp. sativa
© 2007 Toni Corelli
Vicia sativa ssp. sativa
© 2020 Ron Vanderhoff
Vicia sativa ssp. sativa
© 2020 Ron Vanderhoff

Vicia villosa ssp. varia    Smooth vetch,  Thick fruited vetch,  Winter vetch
non-native
Annual herb, Vine

FABACEAE

Vicia villosa ssp. varia
© 2006 Steve Matson
Vicia villosa ssp. varia
© 2017 Gary McDonald
Vicia villosa ssp. varia
© 2017 Gary McDonald

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

APOCYNACEAE

Vinca major
© 2020 Julia Markey
Vinca major
© 2022 Ron Vanderhoff
Vinca major
© 2021 Ron Vanderhoff

Viola pedunculata    California golden violet,  Johnny jump up
native
Perennial herb

VIOLACEAE

Viola pedunculata
© 2014 Steve Matson
Viola pedunculata
© 2014 Steve Matson
Viola pedunculata
© 2014 Steve Matson

Yabea microcarpa    California hedge parsley,  False carrot
native
Annual herb

APIACEAE

Yabea microcarpa
© 2021 Helen Hancock
Yabea microcarpa
© 2022 R.A. Chasey
Yabea microcarpa
© 2012 Toni Corelli