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FERNS & FERN ALLIES
 

Azollaceae - Mosquito Fern Family

 

Azolla filiculoides

mosquito fern

marshes

Equisetaceae - Horsetail Family

 

Equisetum hyemale ssp. affine

rough horsetail

marshes

Isoetaceae - Quillwort Family

 

Isoetes orcuttii

Orcutt's quillwort

pools

Marsileaceae - Marsilea Family

 

Marsilea vestita ssp. v.

water shamrock

marshes

 

Pilularia americana

American pill-wort

pools

 
DICOTS
 

Aizoaceae - Iceplant Family

 

Sesuvium verrucosum

western sea-purslane

near marsh

Amaranthaceae - Pigweed Family

 

Amaranthus albus*

tumbleweed amaranthus

disturbed

 

Amaranthus blitoides

prostrate amaranthus

disturbed

Apiaceae - Carrot Family

 

Anthriscus caucalis?*

bur-chervil

grassland

 

Cicuta maculata var. bolanderi

water hemlock

marshes

 

Eryngium aristulatum var. a.

aristulate coyote-thistle

playas

 

Eryngium articulatum

purple button-celery

marshes

 

Eryngium vaseyi

Vasey's coyote-thistle

pools

 

Foeniculum vulgare*

fennel

disturbed

 

Hydrocotyle verticillata

whorled marsh-pennywort

intertidal

 

Lilaeopsis masonii R (C2/CR/1b)

Mason's lilaeopsis

intertidal

 

Lomatium caruifolium var. denticulatum

caraway-leaved lomatium

grassland

 

Lomatium utriculatum

common lomatium

grassland

 

Oenanthe sarmentosa

water-parsley

marshes

 

Sanicula bipinnatifida

purple sanicle, snake-root

grassland

 

Torilis arvensis*

common hedge-parsley

disturbed

 

Torilis nodosa*

knotted hedge-parsley

disturbed

Apocynaceae - Dogbane Family

 

Apocynum cannabinum

Indian hemp

near marsh

Asclepiadaceae - Milkweed Family

 

Asclepias fascicularis

narrow-leaved milkweed

near marsh

Asteraceae - Sunflower Family

 

Achillea millefolium

yarrow

grassland

 

Achyrachaena mollis

blow-wives

grassland

 

Ambrosia psilostachya

western ragweed

near marsh

 

Anthemis cotula*

dog-fennel, mayweed

disturbed

 

Aster chilensis

alkali aster

grassland

 

Aster lentus R (C2/1b)

Suisun Marsh aster

intertidal

 

Aster subulatus var. ligulatus

common aster

near marsh

 

Baccharis salicifolia

mule fat

marshes

 

Blennosperma nanum var. n.

yellow carpet

grassland

 

Carduus pycnocephalus*

Italian thistle

disturbed

 

Centaurea calcitrapa*

purple star-thistle

disturbed

 

Centaurea solstitialis*

yellow star-thistle

disturbed

 

Chamomilla suaveolens*

pineapple weed

disturbed

 

Cirsium arvense*

Canada thistle

disturbed

 

Cirsium vulgare*

bull thistle

disturbed

 

Cotula coronopifolia*

brass buttons

marshes

 

Euthamia occidentalis

western goldenrod

marshes

 

Filago gallica*

filago

grassland

 

Gnaphalium luteo-album*

yellow-white cudweed

marshes

 

Gnaphalium palustre

lowland cudweed

marshes

 

Grindelia camporum var. c.

great valley gumplant

grassland

 

Helenium puberulum

sneezeweed, rosilla

marshes

 

Hemizonia congesta ssp. luzulifolia

hayfield tarweed

grassland

 

Hemizonia fitchii

Fitch's spikeweed

pools

 

Hemizonia lobbii?

Lobb's spikeweed

grassland

 

Hemizonia pungens ssp. septentrionalis

common spikeweed

grassland

 

Hesperevax caulescens

clustered evax

grassland

 

Holocarpha virgata ssp. v.

twiggy tarweed

grassland

 

Hypochaeris glabra*

smooth cat's-ear

grassland

 

Lactuca saligna*

willow-leaved lettuce

near marsh

 

Lactuca serriola*

prickly lettuce

grassland

 

Lasthenia californica

California goldfields

grassland

 

Lasthenia chrysantha

goldfields

near marsh

 

Lasthenia fremontii

Fremont's goldfields

pools

 

Lasthenia glaberrima

smooth goldfields

pools

 

Lasthenia glabrata ssp. coulteri

goldfields

pools

 

Lasthenia platycarpha

alkali goldfields

pools

 

Layia chrysanthemoides

smooth tidy-tips

grassland

 

Layia fremontii

Fremont's tidy-tips

grassland

 

Leontodon taraxacoides ssp. longirostris*

hairy hawkbit

grassland

 

Microseris acuminata

slender microseris

pools

 

Microseris campestris

San Joaquin microseris

pools

 

Microseris douglasii ssp. d.

Douglas's microseris

pools

 

Microseris douglasii ssp. tenella

Douglas's microseris

pools

 

Picris echioides*

bristly ox-tongue

near marsh

 

Pluchea odorata

salt marsh fleabane

marshes

 

Psilocarphus brevissimus var. b.

dwarf woolly-heads

pools

 

Psilocarphus brevissimus var. multiflorus R (4)

delta woolly-marbles

pools

 

Psilocarphus oregonus

Oregon woolly-marbles

grassland

 

Senecio vulgaris*

common groundsel

disturbed

 

Silybum marianum*

milk thistle

near marsh

 

Soliva sessilis

lawn burweed

grassland

 

Sonchus asper ssp. a.*

prickly sow thistle

near marsh

 

Sonchus oleraceus*

common sow thistle

near marsh

 

Tragopogon porrifolius*

purple salsify

disturbed

 

Xanthium strumarium*

cocklebur

near marsh

Betulaceae - Alder Family

 

Alnus rhombifolia

white alder

riparian

Boraginaceae - Borage Family

 

Amsinckia menziesii var. intermedia

fiddleneck

disturbed

 

Heliotropium curassavicum

common heliotrope

alkaline

 

Plagiobothrys bracteatus

bracted popcornflower

pools

 

Plagiobothrys greenei

Greene's popcornflower

pools

 

Plagiobothrys humistratus

dwarf popcornflower

pools

 

Plagiobothrys leptocladus

alkali allocarya

pools

 

Plagiobothrys stipitatus var. micrantha

small-flowered allocarya

pools

 

Plagiobothrys stipitatus var. s.

popcornflower

grassland

 

Plagiobothrys undulata

coast popcornflower

pools

Brassicaceae - Mustard Family

 

Brassica nigra*

black mustard

disturbed

 

Brassica rapa*

field mustard

disturbed

 

Capsella bursa-pastoris*

shepherd's purse

disturbed

 

Cardamine oligosperma

western bittercress

grassland

 

Hirschfeldia incana*

mustard

near marsh

 

Lepidium dictyotum var. d.

alkali peppergrass

alkaline

 

Lepidium latifolium*

perennial peppergrass

marshes

 

Lepidium latipes var. l.

dwarf peppergrass

alkaline

 

Lepidium nitidum var. n.

shining peppergrass

pools

 

Lepidium oxycarpum

sharp-podded peppergrass

pools

 

Raphanus sativus*

wild radish

disturbed

 

Rorippa palustris var. occidentalis

bog yellow-cress

marshes

Callitrichaceae - Water-starwort Family

 

Callitriche hermaphroditica

northern water-starwort

pools

 

Callitriche heterophylla var. bolanderi

large water-starwort

streams

 

Callitriche marginata

California water-starwort

pools

Campanulaceae - Bellflower Family

 

Downingia bella

Hoover's downingia

pools

 

Downingia bicornuta var. b.

two-horned downingia

pools

 

Downingia concolor var. c.

maroon-spotted downingia

pools

 

Downingia cuspidata

toothed downingia

pools

 

Downingia insignis

cupped downingia

pools

 

Downingia ornatissima var. o.

folded downingia

pools

 

Downingia pulchella

flat-faced downingia

pools

 

Downingia pusilla R (C3c/2)

least downingia

pools

 

Legenere limosa R (C2/1b)

legenere

pools

Caryophyllaceae - Pink Family

 

Cerastium fontanum ssp. vulgare*

perennial chickweed

near marsh

 

Cerastium glomeratum*

mouse-ear chickweed

grassland

 

Minuartia californica

California sandwort

alkaline

 

Sagina apetala

dwarf pearlwort

near marsh

 

Sagina decumbens ssp. occidentalis

western pearlwort

pools

 

Silene gallica*

windmill pink

grassland

 

Spergula arvensis ssp. a.*

spurrey

alkaline

 

Spergularia atrosperma?

black-seeded sand-spurrey

alkaline

 

Spergularia macrotheca var. leucantha

large-flowered sand-spurrey

alkaline

 

Spergularia marina

salt marsh sand-spurrey

alkaline

 

Spergularia media*

stout sand-spurry

alkaline

 

Spergularia rubra*

ruby sand-spurrey

pools

 

Spergularia villosa*

villous sand-spurrey

grassland

 

Stellaria media*

common chickweed

grassland

Chenopodiaceae - Goosefoot Family

 

Atriplex depressa R (1b)

brittlescale

alkaline

 

Atriplex fruticulosa*

ball saltbush

alkaline

 

Atriplex patula var. p.

spear oracle

near marsh

 

Atriplex persistens R (1b proposed)

vernal pool smallscale

playas

 

Atriplex semibaccata*

Australian saltbush

disturbed

 

Atriplex triangularis

spearscale

marshes

 

Chenopodium album*

lamb's quarters

disturbed

 

Salicornia subterminalis

alkali pickleweed

alkaline

 

Suaeda calceoliformis

horned sea-blite

alkaline

 

Suaeda moquinii

bush seepweed

alkaline

Convolvulaceae - Morning-Glory Family

 

Calystegia sepium ssp. limnophila

hedge bindweed

marshes

 

Calystegia subacaulis ssp. s.?

hill morning glory

grassland

 

Convolvulus arvensis*

field bindweed

grassland

 

Cressa truxillensis

alkali weed, cressa

playas

Cornaceae - Dogwood Family

 

Cornus sericea ssp. s.

American dogwood

riparian

Crassulaceae - Stonecrop Family

 

Crassula aquatica

water pigmy-weed

pools

 

Crassula connata

erect pigmy-weed

grassland

 

Crassula tillaea*

moss pigmy-weed

grassland

Cuscutaceae - Dodder Family

 

Cuscuta howelliana

Bogg's Lake dodder

pools

Elatinaceae - Waterwort Family

 

Elatine ambigua*

rice-field waterwort

streams

 

Elatine californica

California waterwort

pools

 

Elatine rubella

red waterwort

pools

Euphorbiaceae - Spurge Family

 

Eremocarpus setigerus

turkey-mullein, dove weed

grassland

Fabaceae - Pea Family

 

Astragalus gambelianus

dwarf locoweed

grassland

 

Astragalus tener var. t. R (1b)

alkali milkvetch

alkaline

 

Hoita macrostachya

leather-root

marshes

 

Lathyrus jepsonii var. j.R (C2/1b)

delta tule pea

intertidal

 

Lotus corniculatus*

bird's-foot trefoil

near marsh

 

Lotus denticulatus

pink lotus

grassland

 

Lotus purshianus var. p.*

Spanish lotus

grassland

 

Lotus wrangelianus

Chile hosackia

grassland

 

Lupinus bicolor

miniature lupine

grassland

 

Lupinus microcarpus var. m.

chick lupine

grassland

 

Lupinus nanus

dwarf lupine

grassland

 

Lupinus succulentus

arroyo lupine

disturbed

 

Medicago polymorpha*

bur clover

disturbed

 

Melilotus alba*

white sweetclover

disturbed

 

Melilotus indicus*

sourclover

near marsh

 

Trifolium albopurpureum

Indian clover

disturbed

 

Trifolium barbigerum

bearded clover

pools

 

Trifolium bifidum var. b.

notched-leafed clover

pools

 

Trifolium campestre*

hop clover

disturbed

 

Trifolium ciliolatum

tree clover

grassland

 

Trifolium cyathiferum?

bowl clover

grassland

 

Trifolium depauperatum var. d.

pink sack clover

pools

 

Trifolium depauperatum var. truncatum

pale sack clover

pools

 

Trifolium dubium*

little hop clover

pools

 

Trifolium fragiferum*

strawberry clover

near marsh

 

Trifolium fucatum

sour clover

grassland

 

Trifolium gracilentum var. g.

pin-point clover

grassland

 

Trifolium hirtum*

rose clover

grassland

 

Trifolium microcephalum

small-head clover

grassland

 

Trifolium microdon

Valparaiso clover

disturbed

 

Trifolium repens*

white clover

near marsh

 

Trifolium subterraneum*

subterranean clover

disturbed

 

Trifolium variegatum

white-tipped clover

pools

 

Trifolium willdenovii

tomcat clover

grassland

 

Vicia sativa ssp. nigra*

common vetch

disturbed

 

Vicia villosa ssp. v.*

winter vetch

disturbed

Fagaceae - Oak Family

 

Quercus lobata

valley oak

riparian

Frankeniaceae - Frankenia Family

 

Frankenia salina

alkali heath

playas

Gentianaceae - Gentian Family

 

Centaureum muehlenbergii

June centaury

streamside

 

Cicendia quadrangularis

cicendia

grassland

Geraniaceae - Geranium Family

 

Erodium botrys

broad-leaf filaree

grassland

 

Erodium brachycarpum*

foothill filaree

disturbed

 

Erodium cicutarium*

red-stem filaree

disturbed

 

Geranium dissectum*

cut-leaved geranium

disturbed

 

Geranium molle?*

dove's-foot geranium

disturbed

 

Geranium pusillum?*

small-flowered geranium

disturbed

Haloragaceae - Water-milfoil Family

 

Myriophyllum aquaticum*

parrotís-feather

streams

Lamiaceae - Mint Family

 

Lycopus americanus

American water-horehound

marshes

 

Marrubium vulgare*

horehound

disturbed

 

Mentha arvensis

tule mint

streamside

 

Pogogyne zizyphoroides

Sacramento pogogyne

pools

 

Prunella vulgaris var. lanceolata

self-heal

marshes

 

Stachy ajugoides var. rigida

rigid hedge-nettle

marshes

 

Stachys albens

white-stem hedge-nettle

marshes

Limnanthaceae - Meadowfoam Family

 

Limnanthes douglasii ssp. rosea

rose-veined meadowfoam

pools

Lythraceae - Loosestrife Family

 

Ammannia coccinea

ammannia

streamside

 

Lythrum californicum

California loosestrife

streamside

 

Lythrum hyssopifolia*

hyssop loosestrife

pools

Malvaceae - Mallow Family

 

Abutilon theophrasti*

velvet-leaf Indian mallow

near marsh

 

Malva parviflora*

cheeseweed

disturbed

 

Malvella leprosa

alkali-mallow

playas

 

Sidalcea hirsuta

hirsute checker bloom

grassland

 

Sidalcea malvaeflora ssp. laciniata

checker bloom

grassland

Moraceae - Mulberry Family

 

Ficus carica*

common fig

riparian

Myrtaceae - Myrtle Family

 

Eucalyptus globulus*

blue gum

planted

Onagraceae - Evening-Primrose Family

 

Epilobium brachycarpum

summer willow-herb

near marsh

 

Epilobium ciliatum var. c.

hairy willow-herb

marshes

 

Epilobium cleistogamum

cleistogamous boisduvalia

playas

 

Epilobium densiflorum

dense-flowered boisduvalia

streamside

 

Epilobium torreyi

narrow-leaved boisduvalia

pools

 

Ludwigia palustris

false-loosestrife

streams

 

Ludwigia peploides ssp. p.

yellow waterweed

streams

Papaveraceae - Poppy Family

 

Eschscholzia californica

California poppy

grassland

 

Eschscholzia lobbii

Lobb's poppy, frying pans

grassland

Plantaginaceae - Plantain Family

 

Plantago coronopus*

fern-leaf plantain

alkaline

 

Plantago elongata

Bigelow's plantain

pools

 

Plantago erecta

dwarf plantain

grassland

 

Plantago lanceolata*

English plantain

disturbed

 

Plantago major*

common plantain

disturbed

 

Plantago subnuda

coastal plantain

streamside

Polemoniaceae - Phlox Family

 

Linanthus androsaceus

common linanthus

grassland

 

Linanthus liniflorus

flax-flowered linanthus

grassland

 

Navarretia cotulifolia

yellow navarretia

pools

 

Navarretia intertexta ssp. i.

white navarretia

grassland

 

Navarretia leucocephala ssp. bakeri R (1b)

Bakerís navarretia

pools/playas

 

Navarretia tagetina

blue navarretia

pools

Polygonaceae - Buckwheat Family

 

Chorizanthe polygonoides var. p.

knotweed spineflower

alkaline

 

Polygonum amphibium var. emersum

tall water smartweed

marshes

 

Polygonum amphibium var. stipulaceum

water smartweed

marshes

 

Polygonum arenastrum*

common knotweed

disturbed

 

Polygonum bistortoides?

western bistort

marshes

 

Polygonum hydropiperoides

swamp smartweed

marshes

 

Polygonum persicaria*

lady's thumb

marshes

 

Polygonum punctatum

dotted smartweed

marshes

 

Rumex crispus*

curly dock

disturbed

 

Rumex pulcher*

fiddle dock

disturbed

 

Rumex salicifolius var. s.

willow-leaved dock

marshes

Portulacaceae - Purslane Family

 

Calandrinia ciliata

red maids

grassland

 

Claytonia perfoliata ssp. mexicana

Mexican miner's lettuce

disturbed

 

Claytonia perfoliata ssp. p.

miner's lettuce

disturbed

 

Montia fontana

water chickweed, blinks

pools

Primulaceae - Primrose Family

 

Anagallis arvensis*

scarlet pimpernel

disturbed

 

Centunculus minimus

chaffweed

pools

 

Dodecatheon clevelandii ssp. patulum

lowland shooting star

grassland

 

Samolus parviflorus

water-pimpernel

streamside

Ranunculaceae - Buttercup Family

 

Delphinium variegatum ssp. v.

royal larkspur

RR tracks

 

Myosurus minimus

common mouse-tail

pools

 

Myosurus sessilis

spiny mouse-tail

alkaline

 

Ranunculus aquatilis var. capillaceus

floating water buttercup

marshes

 

Ranunculus aquatilis var. hispidulus

fern-leaf water buttercup

marshes

 

Ranunculus californicus?

California buttercup

grassland

 

Ranunculus canus

Sacramento Valley buttercup

grassland

 

Ranunculus muricatus*

spiny buttercup

disturbed

Rosaceae - Rose Family

 

Rosa californica

California rose

riparian

 

Rubus discolor*

Himalaya-berry

riparian

Rubiaceae - Madder Family

 

Cephalanthus occidentalis var. californicus

California button willow

riparian

 

Galium aparine

bedstraw, cleavers

disturbed

Salicaceae - Willow Family

 

Populus fremontii ssp. f.

Fremont cottonwood

riparian

 

Salix exigua

narrow-leaved willow

riparian

 

Salix gooddingii

Goodding's black willow

riparian

 

Salix laevigata

red willow

riparian

 

Salix lasiolepis

arroyo willow

riparian

Saururaceae - Lizard-Tail Family

 

Anemopsis californica

yerba mansa

marshes

Saxifragaceae - Saxifrage Family

 

Lithophragma affine

white prairie star

grassland

 

Saxifraga integrifolia

mima mound saxifrage

grassland

Scrophulariaceae - Figwort Family

 

Castilleja attenuata

valley tassels

grassland

 

Castilleja campestris ssp. c.

field owl's-clover

pools

 

Castilleja exserta ssp. e.

purple owl's-clover

grassland

 

Gratiola heterosepala R (C3c/CE/1b)

Bogg's Lake hedge-hyssop

pools

 

Limosella subulata R (2)

delta mudwort

intertidal

 

Mimulus guttatus

common monkeyflower

streamside

 

Mimulus tricolor

tricolor monkeyflower

pools

 

Triphysaria eriantha ssp. e.

butter-and-eggs, Johnny-tuck

grassland

 

Veronica peregrina ssp. xalapensis

purslane speedwell

pools

 

Veronica persica?*

Persian speedwell

near marsh

Solanaceae - Nightshade Family

 

Solanum americanum

nodding nightshade

near marsh

Urticaceae - Nettle Family

 

Urtica dioica ssp. holosericea

hoary nettle

marshes

Verbenaceae - Vervain Family

 

Phyla nodiflora var. n.*

mat-grass, lippia

playas

 

Verbena hastata

blue vervain

streamside

Violaceae - Violet Family

 

Viola pedunculata

California golden violet

grassland

 
MONOCOTS
 

Alismataceae - Water-Plantain Family

 

Alisma plantago-aquatica

water plantain

streamside

 

Damasonium californicum

fringed water plantain

pools

Cyperaceae - Sedge Family

 

Carex barbarea

Santa Barbara sedge

marshes

 

Carex praegracilis

clustered field sedge

marshes

 

Cyperus eragrostis

umbrella-sedge

marshes

 

Eleocharis acicularis var. a.

little spike-rush

pools

 

Eleocharis macrostachya

pale spike-rush

pools/marsh

 

Scirpus acutus var. occidentalis

common tule

marshes

 

Scirpus americanus

American tule

marshes

 

Scirpus cernuus

low club-rush

intertidal

 

Scirpus maritimus

maritime tule

marshes

Iridaceae - Iris Family

 

Sisyrinchium bellum

blue-eyed grass

grassland

Juncaceae - Rush Family

 

Juncus acutus ssp. leopoldii

spiny rush

streamside

 

Juncus balticus

Baltic rush

marshes

 

Juncus bufonius var. b.

toad rush

disturbed

 

Juncus bufonius var. congestus

alkali toad rush

alkaline

 

Juncus bufonius var. occidentalis

small toad rush

pools

 

Juncus capitatus*

capitate dwarf rush

disturbed

 

Juncus effusus var. pacificus

Pacific rush

streamside

 

Juncus mexicanus

Mexican rush

near marsh

 

Juncus patens?

spreading rush

marshes

 

Juncus uncialis

inch-high dwarf rush

pools

 

Juncus xiphioides

iris-leaved rush

marshes

Juncaginaceae - Arrow-Grass Family

 

Lilaea scilloides

flowering-quillwort

pools

 

Triglochin maritima

seaside arrow-grass

marshes

Lemnaceae - Duckweed Family

 

Lemna sp.

duckweed

streams

Liliaceae - Lily Family

 

Allium amplectens

paper onion

grassland

 

Asparagus officinalis ssp. o.*

asparagus

marshes

 

Brodiaea coronaria ssp. c.

crown brodiaea

grassland

 

Brodiaea elegans ssp. e.

harvest brodiaea

grassland

 

Calochortus luteus

gold nugget

grassland

 

Chlorogalum angustifolium

narrow-leaved soap plant

grassland

 

Dichelostemma capitatum ssp. c.

blue dicks

grassland

 

Fritillaria liliacea R (C2/1b)

fragrant fritillary, prairie bells

grassland

 

Muilla maritima

common muilla

grassland

 

Triteleia hyacinthina

white hyacinth

grassland

 

Triteleia peduncularis

long-rayed brodiaea

streamside

 

Zigadenus fremontii

star-lily

grassland

Poaceae - Grass Family

 

Aegilops triuncialis*

barbed goatgrass

disturbed

 

Agrostis avenacea*

bent grass

marshes

 

Agrostis microphylla?

annual bent grass

pools

 

Agrostis tandilensis?*

Kennedy's bent grass

pools

 

Aira caryophyllea*

silver hairgrass

grassland

 

Alopecurus saccatus

Pacific meadow foxtail

pools

 

Avena barbata*

slender wild oat

grassland

 

Avena fatua*

wild oat

grassland

 

Briza minor*

little quaking grass

grassland

 

Bromus catharticus*

rescue brome

disturbed

 

Bromus diandrus*

ripgut brome

grassland

 

Bromus hordeaceus*

soft chess brome

grassland

 

Crypsis schoenoides*

swamp grass

playas

 

Crypsis vaginiflora*

prickle grass

playas

 

Cynodon dactylon*

Bermuda grass

disturbed

 

Deschampsia danthonioides

annual hairgrass

pools

 

Distichlis spicata

saltgrass

grassland

 

Echinochloa crus-galli*

barnyard grass

marshes

 

Elymus glaucus ssp. g.*

blue wildrye

grassland

 

Elymus multisetus?

squirreltail

grassland

 

Elytrigia repens*

quackgrass

grassland

 

Gastridium ventricosum*

nit grass

pools

 

Hainardia cylindrica*

thin tail

alkaline

 

Hordeum brachyantherum ssp. b.

meadow barley

grassland

 

Hordeum depressum

low barley

grassland

 

Hordeum jubatum

foxtail barley

near marsh

 

Hordeum marinum ssp. gussoneanum*

Mediterranean barley

pools

 

Hordeum murinum ssp. leporinum*

hare barley

grassland

 

Koeleria phleoides?*

annual junegrass

disturbed

 

Leptochloa fascicularis*

bearded spangletop

streamside

 

Leymus triticoides

creeping wildrye

grassland

 

Lolium multiflorum*

Italian ryegrass

grassland

 

Lolium perenne*

perennial ryegrass

pools

 

Melica californica

California melic

grassland

 

Nassella pulchra

purple needlegrass

grassland

 

Neostapfia colusana R (FT/CE/1b)

Colusa grass

Olcott Lake

 

Panicum hillmanii?*

panic grass

near marsh

 

Parapholis incurva*

sickle grass

alkaline

 

Paspalum dilatatum*

Dallis grass

marshes

 

Paspalum distichum*

knot grass

streamside

 

Pennisetum clandestinum*

kikuyu grass

near marsh

 

Phalaris lemmonii

Lemmon's canary grass

pools

 

Phalaris paradoxa*

paradox canary grass

playas

 

Pleuropogon californicus

California semaphore grass

pools

 

Poa annua*

annual bluegrass

grassland

 

Poa bulbosa*

bulbous bluegrass

grassland

 

Poa pratensis ssp. p.*

Kentucky bluegrass

grassland

 

Poa secunda ssp. s.

one-sided bluegrass

grassland

 

Polypogon maritimus?*

Mediterranean beard grass

marshes

 

Polypogon monspeliensis*

rabbit's foot

pools/marsh

 

Puccinellia nuttalliana

Nuttall's alkali grass

alkaline

 

Puccinellia simplex?

annual alkali grass

alkaline

 

Schismus arabicus*

Mediterranean grass

disturbed

 

Setaria pumila*

annual bristle grass

near marsh

 

Setaria sphacelata*

African bristle grass

near marsh

 

Sporobolus airoides?

alkali sacaton

alkaline

 

Taeniatherum caput-medusae*

medusahead

grassland

 

Tuctoria mucronata R (FE/CE/1b)

Solano grass

Olcott Lake

 

Vulpia bromoides*

six-weeks fescue

pools

 

Vulpia myuros var. hirsuta*

foxtail fescue

grassland

 

Vulpia myuros var. m.*

rattail fescue

grassland

Typhaceae - Cattail Family

 

Typha angustifolia

narrow-leaved cattail

marshes

 

Typha latifolia

broad-leaved cattail

marshes

 
FOOTNOTES
 

? Plants from species lists compiled by others. Not observed by author, but not unlikely to occur on the Jepson Prairie.

* Non-native species, including those which have become widely naturalized.

R Rare, threatened or endangered species. Status abbreviations indicated in parentheses:

  • FE = Federally listed, endangered.

  • PT = Proposed for federal listing as threatened.

  • CE = State listed, endangered.

  • CR = State listed, rare.

  • C1 = Candidate for federal listing with sufficient data to support listing.

  • C2 = Candidate for federal listing with insufficient data to support listing.

  • C3c = Too widespread and/or not threatened to support candidacy for federal listing.

  • 1b = Considered "rare, threatened or endangered" by the California Native Plant Society (Skinner & Pavlik 1994).

  • 2 = Considered "rare, threatened or endangered in California, but more common elsewhere" by the California Native Plant Society.

  • 4 = Considered "of limited distribution" by the California Native Plant Society.