Pedro Point Headlands Restoration & Stewardship

Preliminary List of Vascular Plants for the Pedro Point Headlands

Prepared by Avis Boutell, Toni Corelli and Nancy Frost

July 2010

with additions from Michael Vasey, Paul Donahue

updated 29 August 2011 – 239 species

Asterisks (*) indicate non-native plants

Click on numbered links following names for photographs by Paul Donahue and Mike Vasey

CLASS POLYPODIOPSIDA (=PTERIDOPSIDA)

DENNSTAEDTIACEAE – BRACKEN FAMILY (1 species)

Pteridium aquilinum var. pubescens – Bracken Fern – 12

POLYPODIACEAE – COMMON FERN FAMILY (1 species)

Polypodium scouleri – Leather-leaf Fern – 1234567

DRYOPTERIDACEAE – WOOD FERN FAMILY (2 species)

Dryopteris arguta – Coastal Wood Fern – 12

Polystichum munitum – Western Sword Fern – 123456 7891011

CLASS PINOPSIDA

PINACEAE – PINE FAMILY (1 species)

Pinus radiata – Monterey Pine – 123456 789

CUPRESSACEAE – CYPRESS FAMILY (1 species)

Cupressus macrocarpa – Monterey Cypress – 123456

CLASS MAGNOLIOPSIDA (DICOTS)

RANUNCULACEAE – BUTTERCUP FAMILY (2 species)

Delphinium californicum spp. californicum – California Coast Delphinium – 12

Ranunculus californicus – California Buttercup – 1

BERBERIDACEAE – BARBERRY FAMILY (1 species)

Berberis pinnata spp. pinnata – California Barberry – 1234567 -(link to photos on CalPhoto)

PAPAVERACEAE – POPPY FAMILY (2 species)

Eschscholzia californica – California Poppy – 1234

Fumaria capreolata* – White Ramping Fumitory* – 123

CRASSULACEAE – STONECROP FAMILY (2 species)

Crassula connata – Sand Pygmy-Weed (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Dudleya farinosa – Powdery Liveforever or Powdery Dudleya – 12345

SAXIFRAGACEAE – SAXIFRAGE FAMILY (2 species)

Heuchera micrantha – Alumroot (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Tellima grandiflora – Fringe Cups – 123456

ROSACEAE – ROSE FAMILY (12 species)

Acaena pinnatifida var. californica – California Acaena (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Aphanes occidentalis – Western Lady’s Mantle (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Cotoneaster pannosus – Silver-leaf Cotoneaster (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Fragaria chiloensis – Beach Strawberry – 1

Fragaria vesca – Wood Strawberry (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Heteromeles arbutifolia – Toyon or Christmas Berry – 1234567891011

Holodiscus discolor – Oceanspray – 12345

Horkelia californica ssp. californica – Californica Horkelia – 123456

Oemleria cerasiformis – Oso Berry (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Potentilla glandulosa ssp. glandulosa – Sticky Cinquefoil (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Rubus parviflorus – Thimbleberry – 123456

Rubus ursinus – California Blackberry – 1

FABACEAE (=LEGUMINOSAE) – LEGUME, PEA OR BEAN FAMILY (26 species)

Astragalus nuttallii – Nuttall’s Milkvetch – 1

Genista monspessulana* – French Broom*123 – (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Lathyrus vestitus var. vestitus – Common Pacific Pea – 1

Lotus corniculatus – Birdfoot Trefoil – 1

Lotus heermannii var. orbicularis – Mat-forming Lotus (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Lotus micranthus – Small-flowered Trefoil (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Lotus wrangelianus – Chile Trefoil – 1234

Lupinus variicolor – Lindley’s Varied Lupine – 123456

Medicago polymorpha* – California Burclover* (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Melilotus indica* – Indian Melilot or Yellow Sweet Clover* – 1234

Trifolium albopurpureum var. dichotomum – Branched Indian Clover (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Trifolium angustifolium* – Narrowleaf Crimson Clover* – 123456789

Trifolium bifidum var. decipiens – Deceptive Clover (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Trifolium campestre* – Hop Clover* (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Trifolium dubium* – Little Hop Clover* (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Trifolium glomeratum* – Clustered Clover* (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Trifolium gracilentum var. gracilentum – Pin-point Clover (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Trifolium hirtum* – Rose Clover* (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Trifolium macraei – MacRae’s Clover (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Trifolium microcephalum – Small-headed Clover (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Trifolium microdon – Valparaiso Clover (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Trifolium subterraneum* – Subterranean Clover* (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Trifolium willdenovii – Tomcat Clover (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Vicia americana var. americana – American Vetch (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Vicia gigantea – Giant Vetch – 1

Vicia sativa ssp. sativa* – Spring Vetch* – 1234567

MYRTACEAE – MYRTLE FAMILY (1 species)

Eucalyptus globulus* – Blue Gum* – 1234567891011121314151617

ONAGRACEAE – EVENING-PRIMROSE FAMILY (3 species)

Camissonia ovata – Sun Cup (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Clarkia rubicunda – Ruby Chalice Clarkia or Farewell-to-Spring – 12345

Epilobium ciliatum ssp. ciliatum – Common Willow-Herb (link to photos on CalPhoto)

EUPHORBIACEAE – SPURGE FAMILY (1 species)

Euphorbia peplus* – Petty Spurge* (link to photos on CalPhoto)

RHAMNACEAE – BUCKTHORN FAMILY (2 species)

Ceanothus thyrsiflorus – Blue Blossom – 123456

Rhamnus californica ssp. californica – California Coffeeberry – 12345678910

LINACEAE – FLAX FAMILY (1 species)

Linum bienne* – Narrow-leaved Flax* – 1 (link to photos on CalPhoto)

ANACARDIACEAE – SUMAC & CASHEW FAMILY (1 species)

Toxicodendron diversilobum – Western Poison Oak – 1234567891011121314

OXALIDACEAE – WOOD-SORREL FAMILY (2 species)

Oxalis albicans ssp. pilosa – Hairy Wood-Sorrel (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Oxalis pes-caprae* – Bermuda Sorrel or Bermuda Buttercup* (link to photos on CalPhoto)

GERANIACEAE – GERANIUM FAMILY (4 species)

Erodium botrys* – Long-beaked Filaree* (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Erodium cicutarium* – Red-stemmed Storksbill* – 12345678910

Geranium dissectum* – Cut-leaved Geranium* – 123

Geranium molle – Doves-foot Geranium – 12

ARALIACEAE – ARALIA or IVY FAMILY (1 species)

Hedera helix* – English Ivy* – 12

APIACEAE (=UMBELLIFERAE) – CARROT OR UMBEL FAMILY (11 species)

Angelica hendersonii – Coast Angelica – 123

Anthriscus caucalis* – Bur-Chervil* (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Conium maculatum* – Poison Hemlock* – 123456

Daucus carota* – Queen Anne’s Lace* – 123456789

Daucus pusillus – Rattlesnake Weed (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Foeniculum vulgare* – Fennel* – 123456

Heracleum lanatum – Cow Parsnip – 12345678

Lomatium utriculatum – Common Lomatium (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Sanicula arctopoides – Footsteps of Spring – 123

Sanicula crassicaulis – Pacific Sanicle – 123

Torilis arvensis* – Hedge Parsley* (link to photos on CalPhoto)

GENTIANACEAE – GENTIAN FAMILY (2 species)

Centaurium muehlenbergii – June Centaury – 12

Cicendia quadrangularis – Timwort (link to photos on CalPhoto)

SOLANACEAE – TOMATO & POTATO FAMILY (3 species)

Solanum douglasii – Douglas’ Nightshade – 12

Solanum furcatum* – Forked Nightshade* (link to Wikipedia account & photo)

Solanum sp. – ? Nightshade – 123456

CONVOLVULACEAE – MORNING-GLORY FAMILY (1 species)

Calystegia purpurata ssp. purpurata – Western Morning-Glory – 123

POLEMONIACEAE – PHLOX FAMILY (2 species)

Gilia clivorum – Grassland Gilia (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Navarretia squarrosa – Skunkweed – 12

HYDROPHYLLACEAE – WATERLEAF FAMILY (2 species)

Phacelia californica – California Phacelia – 1234

Phacelia malvifolia – Stinging Phacelia (link to photos on CalPhoto)

BORAGINACEAE – BORAGE FAMILY (1 species)

Echium pininana* – Tower of Jewels* – 123456

LAMIACEAE (=LABIATAE) – MINT FAMILY (4 species)

Monardella villosa ssp. franciscana – Franciscan Coyote Mint – 12345

Monardella villosa ssp. villosa – Coyote Mint

Satureja douglasii – Yerba Buena – 1 (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Stachys ajugoides var. rigida – Rigid Hedge Nettle – 12345 (links to photos on CalPhoto)

Stachys bullata – California Hedge Nettle – 12 (links to photos on CalPhoto)

PLANTAGINACEAE – PLANTAIN FAMILY (3 species)

Plantago coronopus* – Cut-leaved Plantain* (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Plantago erecta – California Plantain (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Plantago lanceolata* – English Plantain* – 123

SCROPHULARIACEAE – SNAPDRAGON FAMILY (6 species)

Castilleja affinis ssp. affinis – Coast Paintbrush – 1234

Castilleja subinclusa ssp. franciscana – Franciscan Paintbrush – 123

Castilleja wightii – Wight’s Paintbrush – 1234567

Mimulus aurantiacus – Sticky Monkeyflower or Bush Monkeyflower – 12345678

Scrophularia californica ssp. californica – California Figwort or Bee Plant – 12345

Triphysaria pusilla – Dwarf Orthocarpus (link to photos on CalPhoto)

RUBIACEAE – MADDER FAMILY (1 species)

Galium aparine – Goose Grass – 1234

CAPRIFOLIACEAE – HONEYSUCKLE FAMILY (5 species)

Lonicera hispidula var. vacillans – Hairy Honeysuckle – 123

Lonicera sp. – Honeysuckle

Sambucus racemosa var. racemosa – Red Elderberry – 12345

Symphoricarpos albus var. laevigatus – Snowberry (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Symphoricarpos mollis – Creeping Snowberry (link to photos on CalPhoto)

VALERIANACEAE – VALERIANS FAMILY (2 species)

Plectritis brachystemon – Pale Plectritis (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Plectritis ciliosa ssp. insignis – Pink Plectritis (link to photos on CalPhoto)

ASTERACEAE (=COMPOSITAE) – SUNFLOWER FAMILY (43 species)

Achillea millefolium – Yarrow – 123

Agoseris grandiflora – California or Giant Dandelion or Large-flowered Agoseris (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Anaphalis margaritacea – Pearly Everlasting – 1234567

Artemisia californica – California Sagebrush – 1234

Artemisia douglasiana – Mugwort – 1 (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Artemisia pycnocephala – Coastal Sagewort – 123456789101112

Aster chilensis – Common California Aster – 123

Baccharis pilularis – Coyote Brush – 1234567891011121314151617

Bellis perennis* – English Daisy* (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Carduus pycnocephalus* – Italian Thistle* – 123456789

Cirsium brevistylum – Indian Thistle – 12

Cirsium quercetorum – Brownie Thistle – 1234

Cirsium vulgare* – Bull Thistle* – 1234

Cotula australis* – Australian Cotula* (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Erechtites minima* – Toothed Coast Fireweed* – 12

Erigeron glaucus – Seaside Daisy – 123

Eriophyllum confertiflorum var. confertiflorum – Golden Yarrow – 123

Eriophyllum confertiflorum or E. confertiflorum X E. lanatum – hybrid? – 123456789

Eriophyllum staechadifolium – Lizard Tail – 1234567

Filago gallica* – Narrow-leaved Filago* (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Gnaphalium californicum – California Cudweed (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Gnaphalium luteo-album* – Weedy Cudweed* (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Gnaphalium purpureum – Purple Cudweed – 1 (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Gnaphalium stramineum – Cotton-batting Plant – 1234

Grindelia stricta var. platyphylla – Coastal Gumplant – 12345678910

Helenium puberulum – Sneezeweed – 123

Heterotheca sessiliflora ssp. bolanderi – Bolander’s Goldenaster (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Hypochaeris glabra* – Smooth Cat’s-Ear* (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Hypochaeris radicata* – Rough Cat’s-Ear* – 1

Lasthenia californica – California Goldfields – 12 (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Lasthenia maritima – Maritime Goldfields – 1 (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Layia hieracioides – Tall Layia (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Madia gracilis – Slender Tarweed (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Madia sativa – Coast Tarweed – 12345

Psilocarphus brevissimus – Woolly Marbles – 1 (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Psilocarphus tenellus var. tenellus – Slender Woolly Marbles or Woolly-Heads (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Senecio mikanioides* – Cape Ivy or German-Ivy* – 12 (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Senecio vulgaris* – Common Groundsel* (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Silybum marianum* – Milk Thistle* – 1234567

Soliva sessilis* – Common Soliva* (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Sonchus asper ssp. asper* – Prickly Sow Thistle* – 1234

Sonchus oleraceus* – Common Sow Thistle* (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Uropappus lindleyi – Silver Puffs (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Urospermum picroides* – Prickly Goldenfleece* (link to photos on CalPhoto)

MALVACEAE – MALLOW FAMILY (1 species)

Sidalcea malvaeflora ssp. malvaeflora – Checker Mallow or Checker-Bloom – 12345678

CUCURBITACEAE – CUCUMBER FAMILY (2 species)

Marah fabaceus – California Man-Root (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Marah oreganus – Coast Man-Root – 123

BRASSICACEAE (=CRUCIFERAE) – MUSTARD FAMILY (6 species)

Arabis blepharophylla – Rose Rock Cress or Coast Rock Cress – 12345678

Barbarea orthoceras – American Winter Cress (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Cardamine californica var. californica – Milkmaids – 12

Cardamine oligosperma – Few-seeded Bitter Cress (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Erysimum franciscanum – Franciscan Wallflower – 1234

Hirschfeldia incana* – Mediterranean Mustard* (link to photos on CalPhoto)

ERICACEAE – HEATH FAMILY (1 species)

Vaccinium ovatum – California Huckleberry – 12345678910

PRIMULACEAE – PRIMROSE FAMILY (2 species)

Anagallis arvensis* – Scarlet Pimpernel* – 123

Anagallis minima – Chaffweed (link to photos on CalPhoto)

CHENOPODIACEAE – GOOSEFOOT FAMILY (1 species)

Atriplex californica – California Saltbush – 123

PORTULACACEAE – PURSLANE FAMILY (1 species)

Claytonia perfoliata ssp. perfoliata – Miner’s Lettuce – 12

CARYOPHYLLACEAE – PINK FAMILY (7 species)

Cerastium glomeratum* – Mouse-ear Chickweed* (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Sagina decumbens ssp. occidentalis – Western Pearlwort (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Silene gallica* – Windmill Pink* – 1

Silene scouleri – Coastal or Scouler Catchfly – 123

Spergularia bocconei (or bocconii)* – Boccone’s Sand-Spurry* (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Spergularia macrotheca var. macrotheca – Large-flowered or Sticky Sand-Spurry – 12 – (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Spergularia rubra* – Purple Sand-Spurry* – 123

Stellaria media* – Common Chickweed* (link to photos on CalPhoto)

POLYGONACEAE – KNOTWEED FAMILY (4 species)

Eriogonum latifolium – Coast Buckwheat – 1234567891011121314

Eriogonum nudum – Naked Buckwheat – 123

Rumex acetosella* – Sheep Sorrel* – 1234

Rumex pulcher* – Fiddle Dock* (link to photos on CalPhoto)

URTICACEAE – NETTLE FAMILY (1 species)

Urtica dioica ssp. gracilis – American Stinging Nettle – 123456

MYRICACEAE – BAYBERRY FAMILY (1 species)

Myrica californica – Wax-Myrtle – 1234567891011

CLASS LILIOPSIDA (MONOCOTS)

LILIACEAE – LILY FAMILY (6 species)

Calochortus albus – White Globe Lily (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Chlorogalum pomeridianum var. divaricatum – Wavyleaf Soap-Plant – 1

Chlorogalum pomeridianum var. pomeridianum – Soap-Plant or Amole – 1234

Fritillaria affinis var, affinis – Checker Lily or Chocolate Lily or Mission Bells – 1234

Smilacina stellata – Slim or False Solomon’s Seal (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Trillium chloropetalum – Giant Trillium 123

IRIDACEAE – IRIS FAMILY (2 species)

Iris douglasiana – Douglas’ Iris – 123456

Sisyrinchium bellum – Blue-eyed-Grass – 1234

AGAVACEAE – AGAVE FAMILY (1 species)

Yucca sp.* – Yucca *

ALLIACEAE – ONION FAMILY (2 species)

Allium dichlamydeum – Coast Onion – 1

Allium triquetrum – Three Square Onion – 123

THEMIDACEAE – TRITELEIA FAMILY (2 species)

Dichelostemma capitatum ssp. capitatum – Blue Dicks – 1

Triteleia laxa – Ithuriel’s Spear – 123

ORCHIDACEAE – ORCHID FAMILY (1 species)

Piperia elegans – Elegant Piperia – 123456 (link to photos on CalPhoto)

JUNCACEAE – RUSH FAMILY (5 species)

Juncus bufonius var. occidentalis – Western Toad Rush (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Juncus effusus var. brunneus – Bog Rush or Spreading Rush – 1234567891011

Juncus occidentalis – Western Rush (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Juncus patens – Spreading Rush – 1234567

Luzula comosa – Common Wood Rush (link to photos on CalPhoto)

CYPERACEAE – SEDGE FAMILY (4 species)

Carex sp. #1 – sedge #1 – 12

Carex sp. #2 – sedge #2

Carex sp. #3 – sedge #3

Carex sp. #4 – sedge #4

POACEAE (=GRAMINEAE) – GRASS FAMILY (34 species)

Agrostis pallens – Leafy Bent Grass (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Aira caryophyllea* – Silver European Hairgrass* (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Avena barbata* – Slender Wild Oat* – 123

Avena fatua* – Wild Oat* – 12345

Brachypodium distachyon* – Purple False Brome* (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Briza maxima* – Big Quaking Grass* – 12

Briza minor* – Little Quaking Grass* (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Bromus carinatus var. carinatus – California Brome – 123

Bromus carinatus var. maritimus – California Maritime Brome – 123

Bromus diandrus* – Ripgut Grass* – 12345678

Bromus hordeaceus* – Soft Chess* – 12345

Bromus madritensis ssp. madritensis* – Foxtail Chess* – 12

Calamagrostis nutkaensis – Pacific Reed Grass – 123456789101112131415

Cortaderia jubata* – Jubata Grass or Andean Grass* – 1234 (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Cynodon dactylon* – Bermuda Grass* (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Cynosurus echinatus* – Hedgehog Dogtail Grass* – 12345

Dactylis glomerata* – Orchard Grass* (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Danthonia californica var. californica – California Wild Oatgrass – 12345 (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Ehrharta erecta* – Panic Veldt Grass* (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Elymus glaucus ssp. glaucus – Blue Wildrye – 1 (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Festuca californica – California Fescue – 123

Festuca rubra – Red Fescue – 1 (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Holcus lanatus* – Common Velvet Grass* – 123456

Hordeum brachyantherum ssp. brachyantherum – Meadow Barley (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Hordeum murinum ssp. leporinum* – Farmer’s Foxtail* – 12

Koeleria macrantha – Junegrass (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Lolium multiflorum* – Italian Ryegrass* – 1234567

Melica torreyana – Torrey’s Melic (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Nassella lepida – Foothill Needlegrass – 1234567

Nassella pulchra – Purple Needlegrass – 1234 (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Pennisetum clandestinum* – Kikuyu Grass* (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Phalaris aquatica* – Harding Grass* – 123456

Poa annua* – Annual Bluegrass* (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Vulpia bromoides* – Brome Fescue* (link to photos on CalPhoto)

Vulpia myuros var. myuros* – Rattail Fescue* (link to photos on CalPhoto)

unidentified grass species #1 – 123456

unidentified grass species #2 – 12 3

Background Documents

  • Fact Sheet (PDF)—(to be provided by FCE)
  • Project Location Map—(To be provided by FCE)
  • Trail Segment Map—(To be provided by FCE)
  • 30% Design Plan—(To be provided by FCE)
  • PPHstudyDavis2010