California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Botanical Inventory for the San Felipe Valley Wildlife Area

(Phase I Acquisition)

* = Non-native,
X = Voucher Specimen


Anacardiaceae - Sumac Family
Rhus ovata   Sugar bush  
Apiaceae - Carrot Family
*Apium graveolens   Wild celery X
*Hydrocotyle ranunculoides   Marsh pennywort X
Lomatium mohavense   Mohave wild parsley  
Asclepiadaceae - Milkweed Family
Asclepias erosa   Desert milkweek X
Sarcostemma cynanchoides ssp. hartwegii Hartweg's milkvine X
Asteraceae - Aster Family
Baccharis salicifolia   Mule-fat  
Brickellia sp.   Brickelbush X
Calycoseris parryi   Yellow tack-stem  
*Centaurea melitensis   Tocalote X
Chaenactis artemesiaefolia   Artemisia pincushion  
Chaenactis fremontii   Desert pincushion  
Ericameria linearifolia   Narrow-leaf goldenbush X
Erigeron foliosus var. foliosus Fleabane X
Eriophyllum confertiflorum   Golden yarrow  
Eriophyllum wallacei var. wallacei Wallace's wooly-daisy  
Filago californica   California filago  
*Hedypnois cretica   Crete hedypnois  
Heterotheca grandiflora   Telegraph weed X
Hymenociea salsola var. salsola White burrobush X
*Hypochoeris glabra   Smooth cat's ear  
Lasthenia californica   California goldfields  
Layia glandulosa   White tidy-tips  
Microseris lindleyi   Silver puffs  
Rafinesquia californica   California chicory  
Senecio californicus   California butterweed  
Senecio flaccidus var. monoensis Mono butterweed X
Viguiera parishii   Parish's golden-eye  
Bignoniaceae - Bignonia Family
Chilopsis linearis ssp. arcuata Desert willow x
Boraginaceae - Borage Family
Amsinkia intermedia   Common fiddleneck  
Cryptantha     Popcorn flower  
Pectocarya penicillata   Winged pectocarya  
Plagiobothrys arizonicus   Arizona popcorn flower  
Brassicaceae - Mustard Family
Arabis perennans   Nevada rock-cress  
Athysanus pusillus   Dwarf athysanus  
Caulanthus simulans   Payson's caulanthus  
Descurainea pinnata ssp. glabra Tansy-mustard  
Draba cuneifolia   Desert whitlow  
Lepidium virginicum   Peppergrass  
*Sisymbrium irio   London rocker  
*Sisymbrium orientale   Hare's-ear cabbage  
Thysanocarpus curvipes   Glaucous lacepod  
Tropidocarpum gracile   Slender dobie-pod  
Cactaceae - Cactus Family
Opuntia aff. californica var. parkeri Valley cholla X
Opuntia phaeacantha   Prickly-pear X
Campanulaceae - Bell-flower Family
Nemacladus glanduliferus var. glanduliferus Glandular threadplant  
Chenopodiacea - Goosefoot Family
Chenopodium californicum   California goosefoot  
Crassulaceae
Crassula connata   Pygmy stonecrop  
Cucurbitaceae - Gourd Family
Cucurbita foetidissima   Calabazilla X
Cucurbita palmata   Coyote gourd X
Marah macrocarpus var. macrocarpus Wild-cucumber X
Cupressaceae - Cypress Family
Juniperus californica   California juniper  
Cyperaceae - Sedge Family
Scirpus americanus   Olney's bulrush X
Euphorbiaceae - Spurge Family
Chamaesyce melanadenia   Squaw spurge  
Chamaesyce polycarpa var. polycarpa Small-seed sandmat  
Stillingia linearifolia   Linear-leaf stillingia  
Fabaceae - Pea Family
Acacia greggii   Catclaw acacia X
Glycyrrhiza lepidota   American licorice X
Lotus scoparius var. brevialatus Deerweed  
Lotus strigosus var. strigosus Bishop's lotus  
Lupinus bicolor   Miniature lupine  
Lupinus concinnus   Bajada lupine  
Lupinus sparsiflorus   Coulter lupine  
Prosopis glandulosa var. torreyana Honey mesquite  
*Prosopis velutina   Velvet mesquite X
Geraniaceae - Geranium Family
*Erodium botrys   Long-beak filaree  
*Erodium cicutarium   Red-stem filaree  
*Erodium moschatum   White-stem filaree  
Grossulariaceae - Currant Family
Ribes indecorum   Winter currant  
Ribes quercetorum   Rock gooseberry X
Hydrophyllacea - Waterleaf Family
Emmenanthe peduliflora   Whispering bells  
Eucrypta chrysanthemifolia var. bipinnatifida Torrey eucrypta  
Nemophila menziesii var. menziesii Baby blue eyes  
Phacelia campanularia      
Phacelia distans   Wild heliotrope  
Juncaceae - Rush Family
Juncus xiphioides   Iris-leaf rush X
Lamiaceae - Mint Family
*Marrubium vulgare   Horehound X
Salvia apiana   White sage X
Salvia columbariae   Chia  
Lemnaceae - Duckweek Family
Lemna minuscula   Least duckweed X
Liliaceae - Lily Family
Dichelostemma capitatum ssp. capitatum Blue dicks  
Nyctaginaceae - Four-o'clock Family
Boerhavia coccinea   Scarlet spiderling X
Mirabilis bigelovii   Desert wishbone  
Mirabilis multiflora var. pubescens Froebel's four-o'clock X
Onageaceae
Clarkia cf.     Hendrickson  
Onagraceae - Evening Primrose Family
Camissonia californica   False mustard  
Camissonia pallida ssp. pallida Evening-primrose  
Camissonia strigulosa      
Clarkia epiloides   Canyon godetia  
Clarkia quadrivulnera   Four-spot clarkia  
Papaveraceae - Poppy Family
Argemone munita   Chocolate prickly poppy X
Eschscholzia minutiflora   Pygmy gold-poppy  
Plantaginaceae - Plantain Family
Plantago purshii   Desert plantain  
Poaceae - Grass Family
Achnatherum speciosum   Desert needlegrass  
*Avena barbata   Slender oat  
*Bromus diandrus   Ripgut brome  
*Hordeum murinum ssp. leporinum Hare barley  
Melica imperfecta   Coast range melic  
Poa secunda   Malpais bluegrass  
*Schismus barbata   Mediterranean schismus  
Sporobolus cryptandrus   Sheathed dropseed X
*Vulpia myuros var. hirsuta Foxtail fescue  
Polemoniaceae- Phlox Family
Eriastrum sapphirinum   Sapphire woolly-star X
Gilia angelensis   Grassland gilia  
Gilia diegensis   San Diego gilia  
Loeseliastrum schottii   Schott gilia  
Polygonaceae - Buckwheat Family
Chorizanthe fimbriata   Laciniate spineflower  
Eriogonum gracile var. incultum Slender buckwheat X
Eriogonum thurberi   Thurber's buckwheat  
Pterostegia drymarioides   Granny's hairnet  
Portulacaceae - Purslane Family
Calandrinia ciliata   Red maids  
Calyptridium monandrum   Common calyptridium  
Pteridaceae - Brake Family
Pellaea mucronata var. mucronata Bird's foot cliff-brake  
Ranunculaceae - Crowfoot Family
Delphinium parishii ssp. subglobosu Colorado desert larkspur  
Rhamnaceae - Buckthorn Family
Ceanothus greggii var. perplexans Cup-leaf lilac  
Ziziphus parryi var. parryi California lotebush X
Rosaceae - Rose Family
Adenostoma fasciculatum   Chamise X
Prunus fremontii   Desert apricot X
Rubiaceae - Madder Family
Galium porrigens   Oval-leaf bedstraw X
Salicaceae Willow Family
Populus fremontii var. fremontii Fremont cottonwood  
Salix lasiolepis   Arroyo Willow X
Saururaceae - Lizard-tail Family
Anemopsis californica   Yerba mansa X
Scrophulariace - Snapdragon Family
Antirrhinum coulterianum   Coulter's snapdragon  
Castilleja foliolosa   Felt paint-brush  
Castilleja exserta ssp. exserta Purple owl's-clover  
Mimulus guttatus   Seep monkey flower X
Penstemon centranthifolia   Scarlet bugler  
Solanaceae - Nightshade Family
Lycium andersonii   Waterjacket  
Solanum sp.   Nightshade  
Visaceae
Phoradendron californicum   Desert mistletoe  
Vitaceae
Vitis girdiana   Desert wild grape X

1California Department of Fish and Wildlife Species of Special Concern