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Family Asteraceae (radiate) (Magnoliopsida | Asteridae | Asterales)

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San Diego Viguiera
Bahiopsis laciniata

TJM1: Viguiera laciniata.

Family: Asteraceae (radiate) (SUNFLOWER).
Other common names: torhleaf goldeneye.
Generic common name: GOLDENEYE.

Photographs from SMMNRA: chaparral, May 2010.

Characteristics: Native, Yellow, Large, Solitary, Simple, Woody, Perennial, Early Spring, Late Spring, Summer.

A California native used in landscaping. At least some of the individuals at Cabrillo are likely the horticultural form.
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Woolly Aster
Corethrogyne filaginifolia

TJM1: Lessingia filaginifolia.

Family: Asteraceae (radiate) (SUNFLOWER).
Other common names: cudweed aster, common California aster, California aster, common sandaster, cud-aster.
Generic common name: LESSINGIA, CALIFORNIA-ASTER, SAND-ASTER.

Photographs from SMMNRA: chaparral, Feb 2004.

Characteristics: Native, Yellow, Red, Blue, Medium, Solitary, Simple, Woody, Perennial, Late Spring, Summer, Fall.

This name refers to a complex group that has been recently simplified through consolidation.
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Slender Tarweed
Deinandra fasciculata

TJM1: Hemizonia fasciculata.

Family: Asteraceae (radiate) (SUNFLOWER).
Other common names: clustered tarweed, common tarweed.
Generic common name: TARPLANT, TARWEED.

Photographs from SMMNRA: sage scrub, June 2004.

Characteristics: Native, Yellow, Medium, Clusters, Simple, Herbaceous, Annual, Late Spring, Summer.
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Cape-Marigold *
Dimorphotheca sinuata


Family: Asteraceae (radiate) (SUNFLOWER).
Other common names: Namaqualand daisy .
Generic common name: DAISYBUSH, AFRICAN DAISY.

Photographs from SMMNRA: disturbed road margin, Mar 2010.

Characteristics: non-Native, Yellow, Red, Large, Solitary, Simple, Herbaceous, Annual, Early Spring, Late Spring.
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Bush Sunflower
Encelia californica


Family: Asteraceae (radiate) (SUNFLOWER).
Other common names: California encelia, California brittlebush.
Generic common name: BRITTLEBUSH.

Photographs from SMMNRA: road margin in coastal sage scrub, Feb 2004.

Characteristics: Native, Yellow, Large, Solitary, Simple, Woody, Perennial, Early Spring, Late Spring.
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Pine-Bush
Ericameria pinifolia


Family: Asteraceae (radiate) (SUNFLOWER).
Other common names: pine goldenweed.
Generic common name: GOLDENBUSH, GOLDENWEED.

Photographs from SMMNRA: dry sandy wash, Oct 2009.

Characteristics: Native, Yellow, Medium, Clusters, Simple, Woody, Perennial, Summer, Fall.
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Horseweed
Erigeron canadensis

TJM1: Conyza canadensis.

Family: Asteraceae (radiate) (SUNFLOWER).
Other common names: Canadian horseweed.
Generic common name: FLEABANE DAISY, FLEABANE.

Photographs from SMMNRA: road margin in grassland, Sept 2004.

Characteristics: Native, White, Yellow, Small, Clusters, Simple, Herbaceous, Annual, Late Spring, Summer.
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Golden Yarrow
Eriophyllum confertiflorum var. confertiflorum


Family: Asteraceae (radiate) (SUNFLOWER).
Other common names: yellow yarrow.
Generic common name: WOOLY SUNFLOWER.

Photographs from SMMNRA: chaparral, Mar 2004.

Characteristics: Native, Yellow, Small, Medium, Clusters, Simple, Herbaceous, Woody, Perennial, Early Spring, Late Spring.

Note: The plants at CNM have been listed with a different subspecies or variety than the SMM cousin shown here and may appear slightly different (CNM: Eriophyllum confertiflorum).
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Gazania *
Gazania linearis


Family: Asteraceae (radiate) (SUNFLOWER).
Other common names: treasureflower.
Generic common name: GAZANIA, TREASURE-FLOWER.

Photographs from SMMNRA: sage scrub, May 2005.

Characteristics: non-Native, Yellow, Red, Large, Solitary, Simple, Herbaceous, Perennial, Early Spring, Late Spring.

Note: this garden escapee can be found in many different colors and is called by many different names.
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Garland Chrysanthemum *
Glebionis coronaria

TJM1: Chrysanthemum coronarium.

Family: Asteraceae (radiate) (SUNFLOWER).
Other common names: crown daisy, garland daisy.
Generic common name: DAISY.

Photographs from SMMNRA: coastal sage scrub, Mar 2006.

Characteristics: non-Native, White, Yellow, Large, Solitary, Simple, Herbaceous, Annual, Early Spring, Late Spring, Summer.

Note: Invasive exotic.
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Gum Plant
Grindelia camporum

FNA: Grindelia hirsutula.

Family: Asteraceae (radiate) (SUNFLOWER).
Other common names: Great Valley gumweed, common gumplant.
Generic common name: GUMPLANT, GUMWEED.

Photographs from SMMNRA: valley grassland, May 2004.

Characteristics: Native, Yellow, Large, Clusters, Simple, Herbaceous, Perennial, Late Spring, Summer.
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Telegraph Weed
Heterotheca grandiflora


Family: Asteraceae (radiate) (SUNFLOWER).
Other common names: silk-grass goldenaster.
Generic common name: GOLDENASTER, TELEGRAPH WEED, FALSE GOLDENASTER.

Photographs from SMMNRA: road margin in coastal sage scrub, Feb 2004.

Characteristics: Native, Yellow, Medium, Clusters, Simple, Herbaceous, Annual, Perennial, Winter, Early Spring, Late Spring, Summer, Fall.
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Southern Goldfields
Lasthenia coronaria


Family: Asteraceae (radiate) (SUNFLOWER).
Other common names: crowned goldfields, royal goldfields.
Generic common name: GOLDFIELDS.

Photographs from SMMNRA: thin soiled grassland, April 2010.

Characteristics: Native, Yellow, Medium, Large, Solitary, Simple, Herbaceous, Annual, Early Spring.
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Common Goldfields
Lasthenia gracilis

TJM1: Lasthenia californica.

Family: Asteraceae (radiate) (SUNFLOWER).
Other common names: California goldfields, coast goldfields, valley goldfields.
Generic common name: GOLDFIELDS.

Photographs from SMMNRA: sage scrub, April 2004.

Characteristics: Native, Yellow, Small, Medium, Solitary, Simple, Herbaceous, Annual, Early Spring, Late Spring.

Plants that ID to both L. gracilis and L. californica can be found in some populations.
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Tidy Tips
Layia platyglossa


Family: Asteraceae (radiate) (SUNFLOWER).
Other common names: coastal tidytips, common tidy tips.
Generic common name: TIDYTIPS.

Photographs from SMMNRA: grassland, April 2007.

Characteristics: Native, Yellow, Medium, Solitary, Simple, Herbaceous, Annual, Early Spring, Late Spring.
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California Coreopsis
Leptosyne californica

TJM1: Coreopsis californica.

Family: Asteraceae (radiate) (SUNFLOWER).
Other common names: California tickseed.
Generic common name: TICKSEED.

Photographs from SMMNRA: open chaparral, Mar 2008.

Characteristics: Native, Yellow, Large, Solitary, Simple, Herbaceous, Annual, Early Spring.
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Sea Dahlia
Leptosyne maritima

TJM1: Coreopsis maritima.

Family: Asteraceae (radiate) (SUNFLOWER).
Generic common name: TICKSEED.

Coastal sage scrub, April 2008.

Characteristics: Native, Yellow, Large, Solitary, Simple, Herbaceous, Perennial, Early Spring, Late Spring.

Status: CNPS List 2B.2.
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Rock Daisy
Perityle emoryi


Family: Asteraceae (radiate) (SUNFLOWER).
Other common names: Emory's rockdaisy.
Generic common name: ROCKDAISY.

Photographs from SMMNRA: road margin in coastal sage scrub, Dec 2004.

Characteristics: Native, White, Yellow, Medium, Solitary, Simple, Herbaceous, Annual, Early Spring, Late Spring.
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California Ragwort
Senecio californicus


Family: Asteraceae (radiate) (SUNFLOWER).
Other common names: California groundsel, California butterweed.
Generic common name: GROUNDSEL, RAGWORT, BUTTERWEED.

Coastal sage scrub, April 2008.

Characteristics: Native, Yellow, Large, Solitary, Simple, Herbaceous, Annual, Early Spring, Late Spring.
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Family Asteraceae (ray) (Magnoliopsida | Asteridae | Asterales)

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Hedypnois *
Hedypnois cretica


Family: Asteraceae (ray) (SUNFLOWER).
Other common names: cretanweed, Crete weed.
Generic common name: HEDYPNOIS.

Photographs from SMMNRA: coastal strand, April 2005.

Characteristics: non-Native, Yellow, Medium, Solitary, Simple, Herbaceous, Annual, Early Spring, Late Spring.
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Annual Cat's Ear *
Hypochaeris glabra


Family: Asteraceae (ray) (SUNFLOWER).
Other common names: smooth cat's ear.
Generic common name: CAT'S-EAR.

Photographs from SMMNRA: road margin in coastal sage scrub, Mar 2004.

Characteristics: non-Native, Yellow, Medium, Clusters, Simple, Herbaceous, Annual, Early Spring, Late Spring.

Also Hypochoeris.
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Small-flowered Microseris
Microseris douglasii ssp. tenella


Family: Asteraceae (ray) (SUNFLOWER).
Other common names: Douglas' silverpuffs, Microseris.
Generic common name: SILVERPUFFS.

Photographs from SMMNRA: disturbed grassland, April 2008.

Characteristics: Native, Yellow, Medium, Large, Solitary, Simple, Herbaceous, Annual, Early Spring.

Note: The plants at CNM have been listed with a different subspecies or variety than the SMM cousin shown here and may appear slightly different (CNM: Microseris douglasii spp. platycarpha).
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Prickly Sow Thistle *
Sonchus asper


Family: Asteraceae (ray) (SUNFLOWER).
Generic common name: SOW-THISTLE.

Photographs from SMMNRA: disturbed trailside, April 2005.

Characteristics: non-Native, Yellow, Medium, Large, Clusters, Solitary, Simple, Herbaceous, Annual, Winter, Early Spring, Late Spring, Summer, Fall.
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Sow Thistle *
Sonchus oleraceus


Family: Asteraceae (ray) (SUNFLOWER).
Other common names: common sowthistle.
Generic common name: SOW-THISTLE.

Photographs from SMMNRA: road margin in chaparral, Mar 2004.

Characteristics: non-Native, Yellow, Medium, Large, Clusters, Solitary, Simple, Herbaceous, Annual, Winter, Early Spring, Late Spring, Summer, Fall.
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Dandelion *
Taraxacum officinale


Family: Asteraceae (ray) (SUNFLOWER).
Other common names: common dandelion.
Generic common name: DANDELION.

Photographs from SMMNRA: riparian woodland, Mar 2004.

Characteristics: non-Native, Yellow, Medium, Large, Solitary, Simple, Herbaceous, Perennial, Winter, Early Spring, Late Spring, Summer, Fall.
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Silver Puffs
Uropappus lindleyi


Family: Asteraceae (ray) (SUNFLOWER).
Other common names: uropappus.
Generic common name: SILVERPUFFS.

Photographs from SMMNRA: chaparral, April 2004.

Characteristics: Native, Yellow, Medium, Solitary, Simple, Herbaceous, Annual, Early Spring, Late Spring.
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Family Asteraceae (discoid) (Magnoliopsida | Asteridae | Asterales)

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Coast Weed
Amblyopappus pusillus


Family: Asteraceae (discoid) (SUNFLOWER).
Other common names: dwarf coastweed.
Generic common name: AMBLYOPAPPUS.

Photographs from SMMNRA: coastal strand, June 2005.

Characteristics: Native, Yellow, Small, Clusters, Simple, Herbaceous, Annual, Early Spring, Late Spring.
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California Sagebrush
Artemisia californica


Family: Asteraceae (discoid) (SUNFLOWER).
Other common names: coastal sage brush.
Generic common name: SAGEBRUSH.

Photographs from SMMNRA: sage scrub, Mar 2004.

Characteristics: Native, Yellow, Green, Small, Clusters, Simple, Woody, Perennial, Summer, Fall.
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Mojave Sagebrush
Artemisia tridentata ssp. parishii


Family: Asteraceae (discoid) (SUNFLOWER).
Other common names: Parish's sagebrush, big sagebrush.
Generic common name: SAGEBRUSH.

Photographs from SMMNRA: coastal sage scrub, Oct 2011.

Characteristics: Native, Yellow, Red, Small, Clusters, Simple, Woody, Perennial, Fall.

Note: The plants at CNM have been listed with a different subspecies or variety than the SMM cousin shown here and may appear slightly different (CNM: Artemisia tridentata).
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Beggar-ticks *
Bidens pilosa


Family: Asteraceae (discoid) (SUNFLOWER).
Other common names: hairy beggarticks, common beggar-ticks, Spanish-needles.
Generic common name: STICKTIGHT, SPANISH-NEEDLES, BEGGAR'S TICK.

Photographs from SMMNRA: oak woodland, June 2004.

Characteristics: non-Native, White, Yellow, Small, Solitary, Simple, Herbaceous, Annual, Summer, Fall.
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California Brickellbush
Brickellia californica


Family: Asteraceae (discoid) (SUNFLOWER).
Other common names: brickellbush.
Generic common name: BRICKELLBUSH.

Photographs from SMMNRA: road margin in chaparral, June 2004.

Characteristics: Native, Yellow, Green, Small, Clusters, Simple, Woody, Perennial, Summer.
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Tocalote *
Centaurea melitensis


Family: Asteraceae (discoid) (SUNFLOWER).
Other common names: yellow star thistle, Maltese star-thistle.
Generic common name: KNAPWEED, STAR-THISTLE.

Photographs from SMMNRA: chaparral, May 2004.

Characteristics: non-Native, Yellow, Medium, Solitary, Simple, Herbaceous, Annual, Late Spring.

Note: Invasive exotic.
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Yellow Star Thistle *
Centaurea solstitialis


Family: Asteraceae (discoid) (SUNFLOWER).
Other common names: Barnaby's thistle.
Generic common name: KNAPWEED, STAR-THISTLE.

Photographs from SMMNRA: road shoulder in chaparral, Sept 2004.

Characteristics: non-Native, Yellow, Medium, Solitary, Simple, Herbaceous, Annual, Late Spring, Summer.

Note: Invasive exotic.
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Yellow Pincushion
Chaenactis glabriuscula var. glabriuscula


Family: Asteraceae (discoid) (SUNFLOWER).
Other common names: yellow chaenactis, common yellow chaenactis.
Generic common name: PINCUSHION, DUSTY-MAIDENS.

Photographs from SMMNRA: chaparral, June 2006.

Characteristics: Native, Yellow, Medium, Solitary, Simple, Herbaceous, Annual, Early Spring.
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Orcutt's Pincushion
Chaenactis glabriuscula var. orcuttiana


Family: Asteraceae (discoid) (SUNFLOWER).
Other common names: yellow pincushion, yellow chaenactis, Orcutt's yellow chaenactis, San Diego pincushion.
Generic common name: PINCUSHION, DUSTY-MAIDENS.

Coastal sage scrub, April 2009.

Characteristics: Native, Yellow, Medium, Solitary, Simple, Herbaceous, Annual, Early Spring.

Status: CNPS List 1B.1.
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Australian Brassbutton *
Cotula australis


Family: Asteraceae (discoid) (SUNFLOWER).
Other common names: Australian waterbuttons, Australian Cotula.
Generic common name: WATERBUTTONS.

Photographs from SMMNRA: riparian woodland, Mar 2005.

Characteristics: non-Native, Yellow, Small, Solitary, Simple, Herbaceous, Annual, Winter, Early Spring, Late Spring.
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Brass Buttons *
Cotula coronopifolia


Family: Asteraceae (discoid) (SUNFLOWER).
Other common names: common brassbuttons.
Generic common name: WATERBUTTONS.

Photographs from SMMNRA: disturbed stream margin, Nov 2007.

Characteristics: non-Native, Yellow, Medium, Solitary, Simple, Herbaceous, Perennial, Early Spring, Late Spring, Summer, Fall.
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Little Horseweed *
Erigeron bonariensis

TJM1: Conyza bonariensis.

Family: Asteraceae (discoid) (SUNFLOWER).
Other common names: asthmaweed, flax leaved fleabane.
Generic common name: FLEABANE DAISY, FLEABANE.

Photographs from SMMNRA: disturbed urban, Oct 2006.

Characteristics: non-Native, White, Yellow, Small, Clusters, Simple, Herbaceous, Annual, Late Spring, Summer.
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Sawtooth Goldenbush
Hazardia squarrosa var. grindelioides

Other scientific names: Haplopappus squarrosus.

Family: Asteraceae (discoid) (SUNFLOWER).
Other common names: gum plant goldenbush, sawtooth bristleweed.
Generic common name: BRISTLEWEED.

Photographs from SMMNRA: oak woodland, Aug 2004.

Characteristics: Native, Yellow, Small, Clusters, Simple, Woody, Perennial, Summer.
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Prostrate Coast Goldenbush
Isocoma menziesii var. sedoides


Family: Asteraceae (discoid) (SUNFLOWER).
Other common names: Menzies' goldenbush, white flowered dune goldenbush.
Generic common name: GOLDENBUSH, GOLDENWEED.

Photographs from SMMNRA: coastal strand, June 2004.

Characteristics: Native, Yellow, Small, Clusters, Simple, Woody, Perennial, Late Spring, Summer, Fall.

Note: The plants at CNM have been listed with a different subspecies or variety than the SMM cousin shown here and may appear slightly different (CNM: Isocoma menziesii var. decumbens).
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Coast Goldenbush
Isocoma menziesii var. vernonioides


Family: Asteraceae (discoid) (SUNFLOWER).
Other common names: Menzies' goldenbush, green leaved dune goldenbush.
Generic common name: GOLDENBUSH, GOLDENWEED.

Photographs from SMMNRA: oak woodland, Aug 2004.

Characteristics: Native, Yellow, Small, Clusters, Simple, Woody, Perennial, Late Spring, Summer, Fall.

These plants hybridize and there is a great deal of variation that is not well described in the literature.
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Pineapple Weed *
Matricaria discoidea

TJM1: Chamomilla suaveolens.

Family: Asteraceae (discoid) (SUNFLOWER).
Other common names: rayless chamomile, chamomile.
Generic common name: CHAMOMILE.

Photographs from SMMNRA: chaparral, Feb 2004.

Characteristics: non-Native, Yellow, Green, Small, Clusters, Simple, Herbaceous, Annual, Late Spring, Summer.
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Two-tone Everlasting
Pseudognaphalium biolettii

TJM1: Gnaphalium bicolor.

Family: Asteraceae (discoid) (SUNFLOWER).
Other common names: bicolored everlasting, Bioletti's cudweed.
Generic common name: CUDWEED, EVERLASTING.

Photographs from SMMNRA: sage scrub, Feb 2004.

Characteristics: Native, White, Yellow, Small, Clusters, Simple, Herbaceous, Perennial, Winter, Early Spring.
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California Everlasting
Pseudognaphalium californicum

TJM1: Gnaphalium californicum.

Family: Asteraceae (discoid) (SUNFLOWER).
Other common names: California cudweed, green everlasting, California rabbit-tobacco.
Generic common name: CUDWEED, EVERLASTING.

Photographs from SMMNRA: sage scrub, April 2004.

Characteristics: Native, White, Yellow, Small, Clusters, Simple, Herbaceous, Perennial, Winter, Early Spring, Late Spring.
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Weedy Cudweed *
Pseudognaphalium luteoalbum

TJM1: Gnaphalium luteo-album.

Family: Asteraceae (discoid) (SUNFLOWER).
Other common names: everlasting cudweed, fragrant everlasting, red-tip rabbit-tobacco.
Generic common name: CUDWEED, EVERLASTING.

Photographs from SMMNRA: riparian woodland, Oct 2007.

Characteristics: non-Native, White, Yellow, Small, Clusters, Simple, Herbaceous, Annual, Winter, Early Spring, Late Spring, Summer, Fall.
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Cotton-batting Plant
Pseudognaphalium stramineum

TJM1: Gnaphalium stramineum.

Family: Asteraceae (discoid) (SUNFLOWER).
Other common names: Chilean cudweed, small flowered cudweed, everlasting Cudweed.
Generic common name: CUDWEED, EVERLASTING.

Coastal sage scrub, April 2008.

Characteristics: Native, White, Yellow, Small, Clusters, Simple, Herbaceous, Annual, Early Spring, Late Spring, Summer.
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Common Groundsel *
Senecio vulgaris


Family: Asteraceae (discoid) (SUNFLOWER).
Other common names: old-man-in-the-Spring.
Generic common name: GROUNDSEL, RAGWORT, BUTTERWEED.

Photographs from SMMNRA: chaparral, Feb 2004.

Characteristics: non-Native, Yellow, Small, Clusters, Simple, Herbaceous, Annual, Early Spring, Late Spring, Summer, Fall.
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Everlasting Nest-straw
Stylocline gnaphaloides


Family: Asteraceae (discoid) (SUNFLOWER).
Other common names: mountain neststraw, everlasting stylocline.
Generic common name: NEST STRAW.

Photographs from SMMNRA: sage scrub, May 2005.

Characteristics: Native, Yellow, Small, Clusters, Simple, Herbaceous, Annual, Early Spring.
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Spiny Cocklebur *
Xanthium spinosum


Family: Asteraceae (discoid) (SUNFLOWER).
Other common names: Spiny clotbur, Cocklebur.
Generic common name: COCKLEBUR.

Photographs from SMMNRA: waste areas, Sept 2008.

Characteristics: non-Native, Yellow, Green, Small, Clusters, Simple, Herbaceous, Annual, Summer.

Note: has NOXIOUS WEED status.
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Family Boraginaceae (Magnoliopsida | Asteridae | Lamiales)

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Common Fiddleneck
Amsinckia intermedia

TJM1: Amsinckia menziesii var. intermedia.

Family: Boraginaceae (BORAGE).
Other common names: orange flowered Menzies' fiddleneck.
Generic common name: FIDDLENECK.

Photographs from SMMNRA: riparian woodland, April 2004.

Characteristics: Native, Yellow, Small, Clusters, Simple, Herbaceous, Annual, Early Spring, Late Spring.
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Small-Flowered Fiddleneck
Amsinckia menziesii

TJM1: Amsinckia menziesii var. menziesii.

Family: Boraginaceae (BORAGE).
Generic common name: FIDDLENECK.

Photographs from SMMNRA: disturbed grassland, Jan 2006.

Characteristics: Native, Yellow, Small, Clusters, Simple, Herbaceous, Annual, Early Spring.
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Family Orobanchaceae (Magnoliopsida | Asteridae | Scrophulariales)

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Parish's broomrape
Orobanche parishii


Family: Orobanchaceae (BROOMRAPE).
Generic common name: BROOM-RAPE.

Photographs from SMMNRA: coastal sage scrub, June 2012.

Characteristics: Native, Yellow, Red, Medium, Clusters, Odd, Herbaceous, Perennial, Late Spring.

Note: The plants at CNM have been listed with a different subspecies or variety than the SMM cousin shown here and may appear slightly different (CNM: Orobanche parishii ssp. brachyloba).
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Family Phrymaceae (Magnoliopsida | Asteridae | Scrophulariales)

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Bush Monkey Flower
Mimulus aurantiacus


Family: Phrymaceae (LOPSEED), Scrophulariaceae (FIGWORT).
Other common names: sticky monkey flower, island monkeyflower.
Generic common name: MONKEYFLOWER.

Photographs from SMMNRA: chaparral, Mar 2004.

Characteristics: Native, Yellow, Red, Large, Clusters, Odd, Woody, Perennial, Early Spring, Late Spring.

The plants shown here reflect forms that key to several different subspecies.

Note: The plants at CNM have been listed with a different subspecies or variety than the SMM cousin shown here and may appear slightly different (CNM: Mimulus aurantiacus var. puniceus). In particular, the Cabrillo NM plants are essentially hairless and the flowers tend to be redder than most shown here. An example of the CNM Bush Monkey Flower can be seen in the title banner on the home page.
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Yellow Monkey Flower
Mimulus brevipes


Family: Phrymaceae (LOPSEED), Scrophulariaceae (FIGWORT).
Other common names: wide throated yellow monkeyflower.
Generic common name: MONKEYFLOWER.

Photographs from SMMNRA: sage scrub, Mar 2004.

Characteristics: Native, Yellow, Large, Solitary, Odd, Herbaceous, Annual, Early Spring, Late Spring.
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Family Solanaceae (Magnoliopsida | Asteridae | Solanales)

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Tree Tobacco *
Nicotiana glauca


Family: Solanaceae (NIGHTSHADE, POTATO).
Generic common name: TOBACCO.

Photographs from SMMNRA: road margin in chaparral, Feb 2004.

Characteristics: non-Native, Yellow, Medium, Large, Clusters, Simple, Woody, Perennial, Early Spring, Late Spring, Summer.

Note: Invasive exotic HIGHLY TOXIC.
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Family Aizoaceae (Magnoliopsida | Caryophyllidae | Caryophyllales)

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Hottentot Fig *
Carpobrotus edulis


Family: Aizoaceae (FIG-MARIGOLD).
Other common names: sea fig, iceplant.
Generic common name: FIG-MARIGOLD, CARPOBROTUS.

Photographs from SMMNRA: coastal strand, Sept 2007.

Characteristics: non-Native, Yellow, Red, Large, Solitary, Simple, Herbaceous, Perennial, Early Spring, Late Spring, Summer, Fall.
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New Zealand Spinach *
Tetragonia tetragonioides


Family: Aizoaceae (FIG-MARIGOLD).
Generic common name: TETRAGONIA.

Photographs from SMMNRA: landscaped parking area, Sept 2008.

Characteristics: non-Native, Yellow, Green, Small, Solitary, Simple, Herbaceous, Annual, Early Spring, Late Spring, Summer.
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Family Cactaceae (Magnoliopsida | Caryophyllidae | Caryophyllales)

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Golden-spined Cereus
Bergerocactus emoryi


Family: Cactaceae (CACTUS).
Other common names: cunyado, golden clubcactus, Emory's cereus, golden snakecactus.
Generic common name: SNAKECACTUS, BERGEROCACTUS, GOLDEN CEREUS.

Coastal sage scrub, April 2008.

Characteristics: Native, Yellow, Green, Large, Clusters, Simple, Herbaceous, Perennial, Late Spring.

Status: CNPS List 2B.2.
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Cane Cholla
Cylindropuntia californica var. parkeri

TJM1: Opuntia parryi.

Family: Cactaceae (CACTUS).
Other common names: brownspined pricklypear, snake cholla, California cholla.
Generic common name: CHOLLA.

Photographs from SMMNRA: June 2009.

Characteristics: Native, Yellow, Large, Solitary, Simple, Herbaceous, Woody, Perennial, Early Spring, Late Spring.

Note: The plants at CNM have been listed with a different subspecies or variety than the SMM cousin shown here and may appear slightly different (CNM: Cylindropuntia californica var. californica).
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San Diego Barrel Cactus
Ferocactus viridescens var. viridescens


Family: Cactaceae (CACTUS).
Other common names: coastal barrel-cactus, keg cactus.
Generic common name: FEROCACTUS, BARREL CACTUS.

Coastal sage scrub, April 2008.

Characteristics: Native, Yellow, Large, Clusters, Simple, Herbaceous, Perennial, Late Spring.

Status: CNPS List 2B.1.
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Coastal Prickly Pear
Opuntia littoralis


Family: Cactaceae (CACTUS).
Other common names: western prickly pear.
Generic common name: PRICKLY PEAR, CHOLLA.

Photographs from SMMNRA: coastal sage scrub, July 2010.

Characteristics: Native, Yellow, Large, Solitary, Simple, Herbaceous, Woody, Perennial, Early Spring, Late Spring.
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Family Chenopodiaceae (Magnoliopsida | Caryophyllidae | Caryophyllales)

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Beach Saltbush
Atriplex leucophylla


Family: Chenopodiaceae (GOOSEFOOT).
Other common names: seascale.
Generic common name: SALTBUSH, ORACH.

Photographs from SMMNRA: coastal strand, Sept 2007.

Characteristics: Native, Yellow, Green, Small, Clusters, Simple, Woody, Perennial, Early Spring, Late Spring, Summer.
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Watson's Saltbush
Atriplex watsonii


Family: Chenopodiaceae (GOOSEFOOT).
Other common names: matscale, Watson's orach.
Generic common name: SALTBUSH, ORACH.

Photographs from SMMNRA: coastal salt marsh, July 2009.

Characteristics: Native, Yellow, Green, Small, Clusters, Simple, Woody, Perennial, Late Spring, Summer.
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Five-hook Bassia *
Bassia hyssopifolia


Family: Chenopodiaceae (GOOSEFOOT).
Other common names: fivehorn smotherweed.
Generic common name: SMOTHERWEED.

Photographs from SMMNRA: disturbed coastal soils throughout, June 2009.

Characteristics: non-Native, Yellow, Green, Small, Clusters, Simple, Herbaceous, Annual, Late Spring, Summer.
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Woolly Seablite
Suaeda taxifolia


Family: Chenopodiaceae (GOOSEFOOT).
Generic common name: SEA-BLITE, SEEPWEED.

Photographs from SMMNRA: coastal salt marsh, May 2008.

Characteristics: Native, Yellow, Green, Small, Clusters, Simple, Woody, Perennial, Late Spring, Summer.

Status: CNPS List 4.2.
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Family Polygonaceae (Magnoliopsida | Caryophyllidae | Polygonales)

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Orcutt's Spineflower
Chorizanthe orcuttiana


Family: Polygonaceae (BUCKWHEAT).
Other common names: San Diego spineflower, Orcutt's chorizanthe.
Generic common name: SPINEFLOWER.

Coastal sage scrub, Mar 2009.

Characteristics: Native, Yellow, Green, Small, Clusters, Simple, Herbaceous, Annual, Early Spring, Late Spring.

Status: CNPS List 1B.1.
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Prostrate Spineflower
Chorizanthe procumbens


Family: Polygonaceae (BUCKWHEAT).
Other common names: prostrate Turkish-rugging, prostrate chorizanthe.
Generic common name: SPINEFLOWER.

Coastal sage scrub, April 2008.

Characteristics: Native, Yellow, Green, Small, Clusters, Simple, Herbaceous, Annual, Early Spring, Late Spring.
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Slender Buckwheat
Eriogonum gracile var. gracile


Family: Polygonaceae (BUCKWHEAT).
Other common names: slender woolly wild buckwheat.
Generic common name: WILD BUCKWHEAT, BUCKWHEAT.

Photographs from SMMNRA: chaparral, Aug 2006.

Characteristics: Native, Yellow, Green, Small, Clusters, Simple, Herbaceous, Annual, Summer.

Note: The plants at CNM have been listed with a different subspecies or variety than the SMM cousin shown here and may appear slightly different (CNM: Eriogonum gracile).
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Cottonheads
Nemacaulis denudata var. denudata


Family: Polygonaceae (BUCKWHEAT).
Other common names: nemacaulis, coast woolly-heads.
Generic common name: NEMACAULIS, COTTONHEADS.

Coastal sage scrub, April 2008.

Characteristics: Native, Yellow, Green, Small, Clusters, Simple, Herbaceous, Annual, Early Spring, Late Spring, Summer.

Status: CNPS List 1B.2.
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Thread Stem
Pterostegia drymarioides


Family: Polygonaceae (BUCKWHEAT).
Other common names: pterostegia, fairy mist, woodland pterostegia, granny's hair-net, woodland threadstem.
Generic common name: PTEROSTEGIA.

Photographs from SMMNRA: chaparral, April 2004.

Characteristics: Native, Yellow, Green, Red, Small, Clusters, Simple, Herbaceous, Annual, Early Spring, Late Spring.
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Family Papaveraceae (Magnoliopsida | Magnoliidae | Papaverales)

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California Poppy
Eschscholzia californica


Family: Papaveraceae (POPPY).
Generic common name: CALIFORNIA POPPY.

Photographs from SMMNRA: April 2004.

Characteristics: Native, Yellow, Red, Large, Solitary, Simple, Herbaceous, Annual, Perennial, Early Spring, Late Spring, Summer.
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Family Oxalidaceae (Magnoliopsida | Rosidae | Geraniales)

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Weedy Oxalis *
Oxalis corniculata


Family: Oxalidaceae (OXALIS).
Other common names: creeping woodsorrel, yellow sorrel.
Generic common name: WOODSORREL, OXALIS.

Photographs from SMMNRA: urban lawns and gardens, Mar 2005.

Characteristics: non-Native, Yellow, Small, Clusters, Solitary, Simple, Herbaceous, Perennial, Early Spring, Late Spring, Summer.
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Bermuda Buttercup *
Oxalis pes-caprae


Family: Oxalidaceae (OXALIS).
Generic common name: WOODSORREL, OXALIS.

Photographs from SMMNRA: chaparral, Feb 2005.

Characteristics: non-Native, Yellow, Large, Clusters, Simple, Herbaceous, Perennial, Winter, Early Spring, Fall.

Note: Invasive exotic.
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Family Onagraceae (Magnoliopsida | Rosidae | Myrtales)

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California Sun-cup
Camissoniopsis bistorta

TJM1: Camissonia bistorta.

Family: Onagraceae (EVENING PRIMROSE).
Other common names: southern suncup, sun cup.
Generic common name: SUN CUP.

Photographs from SMMNRA: burned chaparral, Mar 2006.

Characteristics: Native, Yellow, Medium, Clusters, Simple, Herbaceous, Annual, Early Spring, Late Spring.
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Beach Evening Primrose
Camissoniopsis cheiranthifolia ssp. suffruticosa

TJM1: Camissonia cheiranthifolia ssp. suffruticosa.

Family: Onagraceae (EVENING PRIMROSE).
Other common names: beach suncup, beach primrose.
Generic common name: SUN CUP.

Photographs from SMMNRA: coastal strand, June 2004.

Characteristics: Native, Yellow, Medium, Large, Clusters, Solitary, Simple, Herbaceous, Perennial, Early Spring, Late Spring.
Thumbnail Picture of Camissoniopsis cheiranthifolia ssp. suffruticosa

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Mustard Evening Primrose
Eulobus californicus

TJM1: Camissonia californica.

Family: Onagraceae (EVENING PRIMROSE).
Other common names: California suncup.
Generic common name: EVENING PRIMROSE.

Photographs from SMMNRA: road shoulder in chaparral, Mar 2004.

Characteristics: Native, Yellow, Medium, Solitary, Simple, Herbaceous, Annual, Early Spring, Late Spring.
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Hooker's Evening Primrose
Oenothera elata ssp. hirsutissima


Family: Onagraceae (EVENING PRIMROSE).
Other common names: hairy evening primrose.
Generic common name: EVENING PRIMROSE.

Photographs from SMMNRA: intermittent streambed, June 2004.

Characteristics: Native, Yellow, Large, Clusters, Solitary, Simple, Herbaceous, Perennial, Late Spring, Summer.
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Family Crassulaceae (Magnoliopsida | Rosidae | Rosales)

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Lady-fingers Dudleya
Dudleya edulis


Family: Crassulaceae (STONECROP).
Other common names: fingertips live-forever, San Diego dudleya.
Generic common name: DUDLEYA, LIVEFOREVER.

Coastal sage scrub, April 2008.

Characteristics: Native, Yellow, Small, Medium, Clusters, Simple, Herbaceous, Perennial, Late Spring.
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Lance-leaf Live-forever
Dudleya lanceolata


Family: Crassulaceae (STONECROP).
Other common names: southern California dudleya, lance-leaved dudleya.
Generic common name: DUDLEYA, LIVEFOREVER.

Photographs from SMMNRA: sage scrub, May 2004.

Characteristics: Native, Yellow, Red, Small, Medium, Clusters, Simple, Herbaceous, Perennial, Early Spring, Late Spring.
Thumbnail Picture of Dudleya lanceolata


Family Rosaceae (Magnoliopsida | Rosidae | Rosales)

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Hollyleaf Cherry
Prunus ilicifolia ssp. ilicifolia


Family: Rosaceae (ROSE).
Generic common name: PLUM.

Photographs from SMMNRA: roadside riparian woodland, Mar 2004.

Characteristics: Native, White, Yellow, Small, Medium, Clusters, Simple, Woody, Perennial, Early Spring.
Thumbnail Picture of Prunus ilicifolia ssp. ilicifolia


Family Apiaceae (Magnoliopsida | Rosidae | Apiales)

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Sweet Fennel *
Foeniculum vulgare


Family: Apiaceae (CARROT).
Other common names: biscuit root, fennel.
Generic common name: FENNEL.

Photographs from SMMNRA: road margin in chaparral, June 2004.

Characteristics: non-Native, Yellow, Small, Clusters, Simple, Herbaceous, Perennial, Late Spring, Summer.

Note: Invasive exotic.
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Pacific Sanicle
Sanicula crassicaulis


Family: Apiaceae (CARROT).
Other common names: gamble weed, pacific blacksnakeroot.
Generic common name: SANICLE.

Photographs from SMMNRA: riparian woodland, Mar 2004.

Characteristics: Native, Yellow, Green, Small, Clusters, Simple, Herbaceous, Perennial, Early Spring.
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Family Euphorbiaceae (Magnoliopsida | Rosidae | Euphorbiales)

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Croton
Croton californicus


Family: Euphorbiaceae (SPURGE).
Other common names: California croton, desert croton, sand croton.
Generic common name: CROTON.

Photographs from SMMNRA: coastal strand, April 2007.

Characteristics: Native, Yellow, Green, Small, Clusters, Simple, Herbaceous, Perennial, Early Spring, Late Spring, Summer.
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Family Fabaceae (Magnoliopsida | Rosidae | Fabales)

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Coastal Wattle *
Acacia cyclops


Family: Fabaceae (PEA, LEGUME).
Other common names: cyclops acacia, round-seeded acacia, western coastal wattle.
Generic common name: ACACIA, WATTLE.

Photographs from SMMNRA: oak woodland, Feb 2011.

Characteristics: non-Native, Yellow, Small, Medium, Clusters, Simple, Woody, Perennial, Early Spring, Late Spring, Summer.
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Sydney Golden Wattle *
Acacia longifolia


Family: Fabaceae (PEA, LEGUME).
Other common names: bush acacia, broad-leaf acacia, sallow wattle.
Generic common name: ACACIA, WATTLE.

Photographs from SMMNRA: disturbed road margin, Sept 2010.

Characteristics: non-Native, Yellow, Small, Large, Clusters, Simple, Woody, Perennial, Early Spring.
Thumbnail Picture of Acacia longifolia

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Blackwood Acacia *
Acacia melanoxylon


Family: Fabaceae (PEA, LEGUME).
Generic common name: ACACIA, WATTLE.

Photographs from SMMNRA: disturbed roadsides, Mar 2010.

Characteristics: non-Native, Yellow, Small, Medium, Clusters, Simple, Woody, Perennial, Early Spring.
Thumbnail Picture of Acacia melanoxylon

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Deerweed
Acmispon glaber

TJM1: Lotus scoparius.

Family: Fabaceae (PEA, LEGUME).
Other common names: common deerweed, California broom.
Generic common name: NEW WORLD LOTUS.

Photographs from SMMNRA: chaparral, Feb 2004.

Characteristics: Native, Yellow, Red, Small, Clusters, Odd, Woody, Perennial, Winter, Early Spring, Late Spring, Summer.

Note: The plants at CNM have been listed with a different subspecies or variety than the SMM cousin shown here and may appear slightly different (CNM: Acmispon glaber var. glaber).
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Coastal Lotus
Acmispon maritimus var. maritimus

TJM1: Lotus salsuginosus var. salsuginosus.

Family: Fabaceae (PEA, LEGUME).
Other common names: coastal bird's foot trefoil.
Generic common name: NEW WORLD LOTUS.

Photographs from SMMNRA: road margin in chaparral, Mar 2004.

Characteristics: Native, Yellow, Small, Clusters, Odd, Herbaceous, Annual, Early Spring, Late Spring.
Thumbnail Picture of Acmispon maritimus var. maritimus

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Strigose Lotus
Acmispon strigosus

TJM1: Lotus strigosus.

Family: Fabaceae (PEA, LEGUME).
Other common names: hairy lotus, Bishop's lotus, strigose bird's-foot trefoil.
Generic common name: NEW WORLD LOTUS.

Photographs from SMMNRA: road margin in chaparral, Feb 2004.

Characteristics: Native, Yellow, Small, Clusters, Solitary, Odd, Herbaceous, Annual, Early Spring, Late Spring.
Thumbnail Picture of Acmispon strigosus

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Southern California Locoweed
Astragalus trichopodus var. lonchus


Family: Fabaceae (PEA, LEGUME).
Other common names: Santa Barbara milkvetch.
Generic common name: MILKVETCH.

Photographs from SMMNRA: sage scrub, April 2005.

Characteristics: Native, Yellow, Green, Medium, Clusters, Odd, Woody, Perennial, Early Spring, Late Spring.
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Bur-clover *
Medicago polymorpha


Family: Fabaceae (PEA, LEGUME).
Other common names: bur medic, California burclover.
Generic common name: ALFALFA, BURCLOVER.

Photographs from SMMNRA: road shoulder within sage scrub, Feb 2004.

Characteristics: non-Native, Yellow, Small, Clusters, Odd, Herbaceous, Annual, Early Spring, Late Spring.
Thumbnail Picture of Medicago polymorpha

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Yellow Sweet Clover *
Melilotus indicus

TJM1: Melilotus indica.

Family: Fabaceae (PEA, LEGUME).
Other common names: sourclover, annual yellow sweetclover, Indian melilot.
Generic common name: SWEETCLOVER.

Photographs from SMMNRA: road shoulder within chaparral, Feb 2004.

Characteristics: non-Native, Yellow, Small, Clusters, Odd, Herbaceous, Annual, Early Spring, Late Spring, Summer.
Thumbnail Picture of Melilotus indicus


Family Brassicaceae (Magnoliopsida | Dilleniidae | Capparales)

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Black Mustard *
Brassica nigra


Family: Brassicaceae (MUSTARD).
Generic common name: MUSTARD, TURNIP.

Photographs from SMMNRA: road margin in coastal sage scrub, Mar 2004.

Characteristics: non-Native, Yellow, Small, Medium, Clusters, Odd, Simple, Herbaceous, Annual, Early Spring, Late Spring.
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Field Mustard *
Brassica rapa


Family: Brassicaceae (MUSTARD).
Other common names: turnip, common mustard, rape mustard.
Generic common name: MUSTARD, TURNIP.

Photographs from SMMNRA: road margin in grassland, Mar 2008.

Characteristics: non-Native, Yellow, Medium, Clusters, Odd, Simple, Herbaceous, Annual, Winter, Early Spring.
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Asian Mustard *
Brassica tournefortii


Family: Brassicaceae (MUSTARD).
Other common names: Sahara mustard.
Generic common name: MUSTARD, TURNIP.

Photographs from SMMNRA: disturbed roadside, Mar 2006.

Characteristics: non-Native, Yellow, Small, Clusters, Odd, Herbaceous, Annual, Late Spring.

Note: Invasive exotic.
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Tansy Mustard
Descurainia pinnata ssp. brachycarpa


Family: Brassicaceae (MUSTARD).
Other common names: western tansymustard, alkali western tansy mustard.
Generic common name: TANSY MUSTARD.

Photographs from SMMNRA: coastal bluff scrub, Jan 2008.

Characteristics: Native, Yellow, Small, Clusters, Odd, Simple, Herbaceous, Annual, Early Spring, Late Spring.
Thumbnail Picture of Descurainia pinnata ssp. brachycarpa

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Flix-weed *
Descurainia sophia


Family: Brassicaceae (MUSTARD).
Other common names: herb sophia.
Generic common name: TANSY MUSTARD.

Photographs from SMMNRA: disturbed roadsides and waste areas, May 2010.

Characteristics: non-Native, Yellow, Small, Clusters, Odd, Simple, Herbaceous, Annual, Late Spring, Summer.

Note: Invasive exotic.
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Mediterranean Mustard *
Hirschfeldia incana


Family: Brassicaceae (MUSTARD).
Other common names: shortpod mustard, Mediterranean hoary mustard.
Generic common name: HIRSCHFELDIA.

Photographs from SMMNRA: disturbed areas and roadsides, June 2007.

Characteristics: non-Native, Yellow, Small, Medium, Clusters, Odd, Simple, Herbaceous, Perennial, Early Spring, Late Spring, Summer.
Thumbnail Picture of Hirschfeldia incana

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Wild Radish *
Raphanus sativus


Family: Brassicaceae (MUSTARD).
Other common names: cultivated radish, jointed charlock.
Generic common name: WILD RADISH, RADISH.

Photographs from SMMNRA: road margin in chaparral, Feb 2004.

Characteristics: non-Native, Yellow, Red, Medium, Large, Clusters, Odd, Simple, Herbaceous, Annual, Perennial, Early Spring, Late Spring.
Thumbnail Picture of Raphanus sativus

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London Rocket *
Sisymbrium irio


Family: Brassicaceae (MUSTARD).
Generic common name: HEDGEMUSTARD.

Photographs from SMMNRA: disturbed oak woodland, May 2006.

Characteristics: non-Native, Yellow, Small, Clusters, Odd, Simple, Herbaceous, Annual, Winter, Early Spring.
Thumbnail Picture of Sisymbrium irio

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Oriental Mustard *
Sisymbrium orientale


Family: Brassicaceae (MUSTARD).
Other common names: Indian hedgemustard, Oriental hedge mustard.
Generic common name: HEDGEMUSTARD.

Photographs from SMMNRA: disturbed oak woodland, June 2007.

Characteristics: non-Native, Yellow, Small, Clusters, Odd, Simple, Herbaceous, Annual, Early Spring, Late Spring.
Thumbnail Picture of Sisymbrium orientale


Family Cleomaceae (Magnoliopsida | Dilleniidae | Capparales)

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Bladderpod
Peritoma arborea var. arborea

TJM1: Isomeris arborea.

Family: Cleomaceae (SPIDERFLOWER), Capparaceae (CAPER).
Other common names: coastal bladderpod.
Generic common name: BLADDERPOD.

Photographs from SMMNRA: coastal strand, June 2004.

Characteristics: Native, Yellow, Large, Clusters, Odd, Woody, Perennial, Winter, Early Spring, Late Spring, Summer, Fall.
Thumbnail Picture of Peritoma arborea var. arborea


Family Hypericaceae (Magnoliopsida | Dilleniidae | Theales)

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St. Johnís Wort *
Hypericum canariense


Family: Hypericaceae (ST. JOHN'S WORT, MANGOSTEEN).
Other common names: Canary Island St. Johnswort.
Generic common name: ST. JOHN'S WORT.

Photographs from SMMNRA: oak woodland, June 2011.

Characteristics: non-Native, Yellow, Large, Clusters, Simple, Woody, Perennial, Late Spring.
Thumbnail Picture of Hypericum canariense


Family Cistaceae (Magnoliopsida | Dilleniidae | Violales)

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Peak Rush Rose
Helianthemum scoparium

Other scientific names: Crocanthemum scoparium.

Family: Cistaceae (ROCK-ROSE).
Other common names: common sun rose, rock-rose, rushrose, Bisbee Peak rushrose.
Generic common name: SUN-ROSE, RUSH-ROSE, FROSTWEED.

Photographs from SMMNRA: sage scrub, April 2004.

Characteristics: Native, Yellow, Small, Medium, Clusters, Simple, Herbaceous, Woody, Perennial, Early Spring, Late Spring, Summer.

We follow the TJM2 name here, but the Jepson Interchange for California Floristics lists Crocanthemum scoparium as the current name for this species.
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Family Violaceae (Magnoliopsida | Dilleniidae | Violales)

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Johnny Jump-up
Viola pedunculata


Family: Violaceae (VIOLET).
Other common names: California golden violet.
Generic common name: VIOLET.

Photographs from SMMNRA: riparian woodland, April 2004.

Characteristics: Native, Yellow, Medium, Solitary, Odd, Herbaceous, Perennial, Early Spring, Late Spring.
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Family Arecaceae (Liliopsida | Arecidae | Arecales)

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Canary Island Date Palm *
Phoenix canariensis


Family: Arecaceae (PALM).
Other common names: Canary island palm.
Generic common name: DATE PALM.

Photographs from SMMNRA: wet disturbed area adjacent to coastal sage scrub, Aug 2010.

Characteristics: non-Native, White, Yellow, Small, Clusters, Simple, Woody, Perennial, Summer.
Thumbnail Picture of Phoenix canariensis


Family Agavaceae (Liliopsida | Liliidae | Liliales)

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Shaw's Agave
Agave shawii var. shawii


Family: Agavaceae (AGAVE, CENTURY PLANT).
Other common names: coastal agave.
Generic common name: AGAVE.

Coastal sage scrub, April 2008.

Characteristics: Native, Yellow, Large, Clusters, Simple, Herbaceous, Perennial, Winter, Early Spring, Fall.

Status: CNPS List 2B.1.
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Family Liliaceae (Liliopsida | Liliidae | Liliales)

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Weed's Mariposa Lily
Calochortus weedii var. weedii


Family: Liliaceae (LILY).
Generic common name: MARIPOSA LILY.

Coastal sage scrub, May 2008.

Characteristics: Native, Yellow, Large, Solitary, Simple, Herbaceous, Perennial, Late Spring, Summer.
Thumbnail Picture of Calochortus weedii var. weedii




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