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Wildflower List


John Muir National Historic Site



    COMMON NAME              BOTANICAL NAME
   
    AMARYLLIS                F. Amaryllidaceae
 1) Harvest brodiaea             Brodiaea coronaria
 2) Ithuriel's spear             Triteleia laxa
 3) Blue dicks                   Dichelostemma pulchella

    BEDSTRAW                 F. Rubiaceae
 4) Bedstraw                     Galium aparine

    BUCKEYE                  F. Hippocastanaceae
 5) Ca. buckeye                  Aesculus californica

    BUTTERCUP                F. Ranunculaceae
 6) Ca. buttercup                Ranunculus californicus

    CARROT                   F. Umbelliferae
 7) Pacific sanicle              Sanicula crassicaulis

    CUCUMBER                 F. Cucurbitaceae
 8) Wild cucumber                Marah fabaceus

    EVENING PRIMROSE         F. Onagraceae
 9) Elegant clarkia              Clarkia elegans
10) Farewell-to-spring           Clarkia gracilis
11) Winecup clarkia              Clarkia purpurea

    FIGWORT                  F. Scrophulariaceae
12) Orange monkeyflower          Mimulus aurantiacus

    FORGET-ME-NOT            F. Boraginaceae
13) Fiddleneck                   Amsinckia intermedia

    GERANIUM                 F. Geraniaceae
14) Crane's bill                 Erodium botrys
15) Filaree                      Erodium cicutarium
16) Cut-leaved geranium          Geranium dissectum
  
    IRIS                     F. Iridaceae
17) Blue-eyed grass              Sisyrinchium bellum

    LAUREL                   F. Lauraceae
18) Ca. bay laurel               Umbellularia californica

    LILY                     F. Liliaceae  
19) Superb Mariposa tulip         Calochortus pomeridianum

    MINT                     F. Labiatae
20) Coyote mint                  Monardella odoratissima
      
    MORNING GLORY            F. Convolvulaceae
21) Hill morning glory           Convolvulus subacaulis

    MUSTARD                  F. Cruciferae
22) Tower mustard                Arabis glabra
23) Shepherd's purse             Capsella bursa-pastoris
24) Milk maids                   Dentaria californica
25) Poorman's peppergrass        Lepidium campestre

    PEA                      F. Leguminosae
26) Hillside pea                 Lathyrus vestitus
27) Miniature lupine             Lupinus bicolor
28) Sky lupine                   Lupinus nanus
29) Bur clover                   Medicago hispida
30) Tomcat clover                Trifolium tridentatum
31) Vetch                        Vica americana
32) Scotch broom                 Cytisus scoparius
33) Cow clover                   Trifolium wormskjoldii
34) Crimson clover               Trifolium incarnatum

    PINK                     F. Caryophyllaceae
35) Windmill pinks               Silene gallica

    PLANTAIN                 F. Plantaginaceae
36) Mistletoe                     Phoradendron tomentosa

    POPPY                    F. Papaveraceae
37) Ca. poppy                    Eschscholzia californica
    
    PRIMROSE                 F. Primulaceae
38) Scarlet pimpernel            Anagallis arvensis
39) Shooting star                Dodecatheon hendersonii

    PURSLANE                 F. Portulacaceae
40) Redmaids                     Calandrinia ciliata
41) Miner's lettuce              Montia perfoliata

    ROSE                     F. Rosaceae
42) Toyon                        Heteromeles arbutifolia
43) Wild blackberry              Rubus vitifolius
44) Chamise                      Adenostoma fasciculatum

    SAXIFRAGE                F. Saxifragaceae
45) Woodland star                Lithophragma affine

    SEDUM                    F. Crassulaceae
46) Bellardia                    Bellardia trixago

    SNAPDRAGON               F. Scrophulariaceae
47) Chinese houses               Collinsia heterophylla
48) Owl's clover                 Orthocarpus purpurascens
49) Indian paintbrush            Castilleja affinis
 
    SUNFLOWER                F. Compositae
50) White yarrow                 Achillea millefolium
51) Golden yarrow                Eriophyllum archillaeoides
52) Blow wives                   Achyrachaena mollis
53) Ca. sagebrush                Artemisia californica
54) Coyote brush                 Baccharis pilularis
55) Bull thistle                 Cirsium vulgare
56) Yellow star thistle          Centaurea solstitialis
58) Milk thistle                 Silybum marianum
59) Artichoke thistle            Cynara cardunculus
60) Sticky tarweed               Holocarpha virgata
61) Hairy cat's ear              Hypochoeris radicata
62) Pineapple weed               Matricaria matricarioides
63) Narrowleaf mule ears         Wyethia angustifolia
64) Broadleaf mule ears          Wyethia glabra
65) Grey mule ears               Wyethia helenoides
66) Common hareleaf              Lagophylla ramosissima

    WATERLEAF                F. Hydrophyllaceae
67) Canyon nemophila             Nemophila heterophylla

    BEECH                    F. Fagaceae
68) Live oak                     Quercus agrifolia
69) Blue oak                     Quercus douglasii
70) Black oak                    Quercus kelloggii
71) Valley oak                   Quercus lobata                
   
    FERN                     F. Polypodiaceae
72) Goldback fern                Gymnogramme triangularis
73) Maidenhair fern              Adiantum emarginatum
74) Coffee fern                  Pellaea andromedaefolia

Received from John Muir National Historic Site July 29, 1995.


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