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Updated 10/6/01 by Ellen Kanner & Brad Buffett.
Rare Plants of San Diego County
by Craig H. Reiser

Copyright May 1994 Craig H. Reiser

Aquafir Press
1368 Grove Avenue
Imperial Beach, CA 91932


Pages: 1-49 | 50-99 | 100-149 | 150-199 | 200-234
  1. Red Sand-Verbena [Abronia maritima Nutt. ex Wats.]
  2. Sweet Acacia [Acacia farnesiana (L.) Willd. var farnesiana]
  3. San Diego Thorn Mint [Acanthomintha ilicifolia (Gray) Gray]
  4. San Diego County Needlegrass [Achnatherum diegoensis (Swallen) Barkworth]
  5. California Adolphia [Adolphia californica Wats.]
  6. Shaw's Agave [Agave shawii Engelm.]
  7. San Diego Bur-Sage [Ambrosia chenopodiifolia (Benth.) Payne]
  8. San Diego Ambrosia [Ambrosia pumila (Nutt. Gray]
  9. Aphanisma [Aphanisma blitoides Nutt. ex Moq. in DC]
  10. Del Mar Manzanita [Arctostaphylos glandulosa Eastw. ssp. crassifolia (Jeps.) Wells]
  11. Otay Manzanita [Arctostaphylos otayensis Wies. & Schreib.]
  12. San Diego Sagewort [Artemisia palmeri Gray]
  13. Salton Sea Milk Vetch [Astragalus crotalariae (Benth.) Gray]
  14. Dean's Milk Vetch [Astragalus deanei (Rydb.) Barneby]
  15. Munz]
  16. Harwood's Milk Vetch [Astragalus insularis Kell. var. harwoodii Munz & McBurn.]
  17. Borrego Milk Vetch [Astragalus lentiginosus Dougl. var. borreganus Jones]
  18. Bear Valley Woollypod [Astragalus leucolobus Jones]
  19. Peirson's Milk Vetch (Astragalus magdalenae Greene var. peirsonii (Munz & McBurn) Barneby]
  20. Descanso Milk Vetch [Astragalus oocarpus Gray]
  21. Jaeger's Locoweed [Astragalus pachypus Greene var. jaegeri Munz & McBurn.]
  22. Coastal Dune Milk Vetch [Astragalus tener Gray var. titi (Eastw.) Barneby]
  23. Coulter's Saltbush [Atriplex coulteri (Moq.) D. Dietr.]
  24. South Coast Saltscale [Atriplex pacifica Nels.]
  25. Ayenia [Ayenia compacta Rose]
  26. Mexican Mosquito Fern [Azolla mexicana Presl.]
  27. Encinitas Baccharis [Baccharis vanessae Beauchamp]
  28. Fremont Barberry [Berberis fremontii Torrey var. fremontii = Mahonia higginsae Ahrendt]
  29. Nevin's Barberry [Berberis nevinii Gray = Mahonia nevinii (Gray) Fedde]
  30. Goldenspined Cereus [Bergerocactus emoryi (Engelm.) Britt. & Rose]
  31. Bergia [Bergia texana (Hook.) Seub.]
  32. Coulter Ringstem [Boerhavia coulteri (Hook.) S. Watson]
  33. Round-leaved Boykinia [Boykinia rotundifolia Parry]
  34. Thread-leaf Brodiaea [Brodiaea filifolia Wats.]
  35. Orcutt's Brodiaea [Brodiaea orcuttii (Greene) Hoover]
  36. Elephant Tree [Bursera microphylla Gray]
  37. Tufted Pine-grass [Calamagrostis koelerioides Vasey]
  38. Brewer's Calandrinia [Calandrinia breweri Wats.]
  39. Seaside Calandrinia [Calandrinia maritima Nutt.]
  40. Fairyduster [Calliandra eriophylla Benth.]
  41. Catalina Mariposa Lily [Calochortus catalinae Wats.]
  42. Dunn's Mariposa Lily [Calochortus dunnii Purdy]
  43. Lewis' Evening Primrose [Camissonia lewisii Raven]
  44. Arizona Carlowrightia [Carlowrightia arizonica Gray]
  45. San Bernardino Owl's Clover [Castilleja lasiorhyncha (Gray) Chuang & Heckard]
  46. Buck's Jewelflower [Caulanthus heterophyllus (Nutt.) Pays. var. pseudosimulans R. Buck]
  47. Payson's Jewel Flower [Caulanthus simulans Pays.]
  48. Lakeside Ceanothus [Ceanothus cyaneus Eastw.]
  49. Vail Lake Ceanothus [Ceanothus ophiochilus Boyd]
  50. Otay Mountain Ceanothus [Ceanothus otayensis McMinn]
  51. White Coast Ceanothus [Ceanothus verrucosus Nutt. in T. & G.]
  52. Peirson's Pincushion [Chaenactis carphoclinia Gray var. peirsonii (Jeps.) Munz]
  53. Parish's Chaenactis [Chaenactis parishii Gray]
  54. Southern Mountain Misery [Chamaebatia australis (Bdg.) Abrams]
  55. Flat-seeded Spurge [Chamaesyce platysperma (S. Watson.) Shinners]
  56. Sticky Lipfern [Cheilanthes viscida Davenp.]
  57. Peninsular Spineflower [Chorizanthe leptotheca Goodm.]
  58. Orcutt's Spineflower [Chorizanthe orcuttiana Parry]
  59. Long-spined Spineflower [Chorizanthe polygonoides T. & G. var. longispina (Goodman) Munz]
  60. Prostrate Spineflower [Chorizanthe procumbens Nutt.]
  61. Coast Turkish Rugging [Chorizanthe staticoides Benth. ssp. chrysacantha (Goodman) Munz]
  62. Delicate Clarkia [Clarkia delicata (Abrams) Nels. & MacBr.]
  63. Las Animas Colubrina [Colubrina californica Jtn.]
  64. Summer-Holly (Comarostaphylis diversifolia (Parry) Greene ssp. diversifolia]
  65. Small-flowered Morning Glory [Convolvulus simulans Perry]
  66. Salt Marsh Bird's Beak [Cordylanthus maritimus Nutt. ssp. maritimus]
  67. Orcutt's Bird's Beak [Cordylanthus orcuttianus Gray]
  68. Sea Dahlia [Coreopsis maritima (Nutt.) Hook. f.]
  69. Lessingia filaginifolia (Hook. & Arn.) Lane var. filaginifolia]
  70. filaginifolia (Hook. & Arn.) Lane var. filaginifolia]
  71. Crossosoma [Crossosoma bigelovii S. Watson]
  72. Ribbed Cryptantha [Cryptantha costata Bdg.]
  73. Gander's Cryptantha [Cryptantha ganderi Jtn.]
  74. Winged Cryptantha [Cryptantha holoptera (Gray) MacBr.]
  75. Tecate Cypress [Cupressus forbesii Jeps.]
  76. Arizona Cypress [Cupressus stephensonii Wolf]
  77. Utah Cynanchum [Cynanchum utahense (Engelm.) Woods.]
  78. Cuyamaca Larkspur (Delphinium hesperium Gray ssp. cuyamacae (Abrams) Lewis & Epling]
  79. Parish's Larkspur (Delphinium parishii Gray ssp. subglobosum (Wiggins) Lewis & Epling]
  80. Western Dichondra [Dichondra occidentalis House]
  81. Cuyamaca Lake Downingia [Downingia concolor Greene var. brevior McVaugh]
  82. Banner Dudleya [Dudleya alainae Reiser]
  83. Orcutt's Dudleya [Dudleya attenuata (Wats.) Moran ssp. orcuttii (Rose) Moran]
  84. Blochman's Dudleya [Dudleya blochmaniae (Eastw.) Moran ssp. blochmaniae]
  85. Short-leaved Dudleya [Dudleya blochmaniae (Eastw.) Moran ssp. brevifolia Moran]
  86. Many-Stemmed Dudleya [Dudleya multicaulis (Rose) Moran]
  87. Variegated Dudleya [Dudleya variegata (Wats.) Moran]
  88. Munz's Hedgehog Cactus (Echinocereus engelmannii (Parry) Ruempler var. munzii Pierce & Fosb.]
  89. Laguna Mountains Goldenbush [Ericameria cuneata (Gray) McClatchie var. macrocephala Urbatsch]
  90. Palmer's Goldenbush [Ericameria palmeri (Gray) Hall ssp. palmeri]
  91. Leafy Buckwheat [Eriogonum foliosum Wats.]
  92. Large-leaved Filaree [Erodium macrophyllum H. & A.]
  93. San Diego Button Celery [Eryngium aristulatum Jeps. ssp. parishii (Coult. & Rose) Math. & Const.]
  94. Coast Wallflower [Erysimum ammophilum Heller]
  95. Rock Nettle [Eucnide rupestris (Baill.) Thompson & Ernst]
  96. Cliff Spurge [Euphorbia misera Benth.]
  97. California Barrel Cactus [Ferocactus cylindraceus (Engelm.) Orc. var. cylindraceus]
  98. San Diego Barrel Cactus [Ferocactus viridescens (T. & G.) Britton & Rose]
  99. Palmer's Frankenia [Frankenia palmeri Wats.]
  100. Chaparral Ash [Fraxinus jonesii Lingel.]
  101. Mexican Flannelbush [Fremontodendron mexicanum A Davids.]
  102. Chocolate Lily [Fritillaria biflora Lindl. var. biflora]
  103. Borrego Bedstraw [Galium angustifolium Nutt. ssp. borregoense Dempster]
  104. Johnson's Bedstraw [Galium johnstonii Dempster & Stebbins]
  105. Nuttall's Island Bedstraw [Galium nuttallii Gray ssp. insulare Ferris]
  106. Sticky Geraea [Geraea viscida (Gray) Blake]
  107. Caraway-leaved Gilia [Gilia caruifolia Abrams]
  108. Mission Canyon Blue-Cup [Githopsis diffusa Gray ssp. filicaulis (Ewan) Morin]
  109. San Diego Gumplant [Grindelia hirsutula Hook. & Arn. var. hallii (Steyerm.) M. A. Lane]
  110. Palmer's Grappling Hook [Harpagonella palmeri Gray = Pectocarya palmeri (Gray) Veno]
  111. Orcutt's Hazardia [Hazardia orcuttii (Gray) Greene]
  112. Otay Tarplant [Hemizonia conjugens Keck]
  113. Tecate Tarplant [Hemizonia floribunda Gray]
  114. Southern Tarplant [Hemizonia parryi (Greene) ssp. australis Keck]
  115. Smooth Tarplant [Hemizonia pungens (Hook. & Arn.) Torrey & Gray ssp. laevis Keck]
  116. Curly Abutilon [Herissantia crispa (L.) Brizicky]
  117. Beach Goldenaster [Heterotheca sessiliflora (Nutt.) Shinn. ssp. sessiliflora]
  118. Laguna Mountains Alum-Root [Heuchera brevistaminea Wiggins]
  119. San Diego County Alum-Root [Heuchera rubescens Torrey var. versicolor (Greene) Stewart]
  120. Graceful Tarplant [Holocarpha virgata (Gray) Keck ssp. elongata Keck]
  121. Vernal Barley [Hordeum intercedens Nevski]
  122. Cleveland Horkelia [Horkelia clevelandii (E. Greene) Rydb.]
  123. Ramona Horkelia [Horkelia truncata Rydb.]
  124. San Diego Sunflower [Hulsea californica T. & G. ex Gray]
  125. Mexican Hulsea [Hulsea mexicana Rydb.]
  126. Beautiful Hulsea [Hulsea vestita Gray ssp. callicarpha (Hall) Wilken]
  127. Slender-leaved Ipomopsis [Ipomopsis tenuifolia (Gray) V. Grant]
  128. Decumbent Goldenbush [Isocoma menziesii (Hook. & Arn.) Nesom var. decumbens (Greene) Nesom]
  129. San Diego Marsh Elder [Iva hayesiana Gray]
  130. Southern California Black Walnut [Juglans californica Wats. var. californica]
  131. Southwestern Spiny Rush [Juncus acutus L. ssp. leopoldii (Parl.) Snog.]
  132. California Kallstroemia [Kallstroemia californica (Watson) Vail]
  133. Crowned Goldfields [Lasthenia coronaria (Nutt.) Ornduff]
  134. Coulter's Goldfields [Lasthenia glabrata Lindl. ssp. coulteri (Gray) Ornduff]
  135. Pride-of-California [Lathyrus splendens Kell.]
  136. Heart-leaved Pitcher Sage [Lepechinia cardiophylla Epling]
  137. Gander's Pitcher Sage [Lepechinia ganderi Epling]
  138. Borrego Valley Pepper-grass [Lepidium flavum Torr. var. felipense C. L. Hitchc.]
  139. Dwarf Pepper Grass [Lepidium latipes Hook. var. latipes]
  140. Robinson Pepper-grass [Lepidium virginicum L. var. robinsonii (Thell.) Hitchc.]
  141. Warner Springs Lessingia [Lessingia glandulifera Gray var. tomentosa (Greene) Ferris]
  142. Short-sepaled Lewisia [Lewisia brachycalyx Engelm. ex Gray]
  143. Ocellated Humboldt Lily (Lilium humboldtii Roezl. & Leichtl. ssp. ocellatum (Kell) Elwes]
  144. Lemon Lily [Lilium parryi Wats.]
  145. Parish's Meadow-Foam [Limnanthes gracilis T. J. Howell var. parishii (Jeps.) C. Mason]
  146. Desert Beauty [Linanthus bellus (Gray) Greene]
  147. Santa Rosa Mountains Linanthus [Linanthus floribundus (Gray) Munz ssp. hallii Mason]
  148. Orcutt's Linanthus [Linanthus orcuttii (Parry & Gray) Jeps.]
  149. Otay Mountain Lotus [Lotus crassifolius (Benth.) Greene var. otayensis Moran]
  150. Pygmy Lotus [Lotus haydonii (Orcutt) Greene]
  151. Nuttall's Lotus [Lotus nuttallianus Greene]
  152. Mountain Springs Bush Lupine [Lupinus excubitus Jones var. medius (Jepson) Munz]
  153. Parish's Desert-thorn [Lycium parishii Gray]
  154. Coulter's Lyrepod [Lyrocarpa coulteri Hook. & Harv. var. palmeri (Wats.) Roll.]
  155. Laguna Mountains Aster [Machaeranthera asterioides Greene var. lagunensis (Keck) Turner]
  156. Rush-like Bristleweed [Machaeranthera juncea (Greene) Shinners = Haplopappus junceus Greene]
  157. Indian Valley Bush Mallow [Malacothamnus aboriginum (Rob.) Greene]
  158. Brown Turbans [Malperia tenuis Wats.]
  159. Spearleaf [Matelea parvifolia (Torr.) Woods]
  160. Hairy Stickleaf [Mentzelia hirsutissima Wats.]
  161. Small-flowered Microseris [Microseris douglasii (DC) Sch.-Bip ssp. platycarpha (Gray) Chambers]
  162. Low Bush Monkey Flower [Mimulus aridus (Abrams) Grant = Diplacus aridus Abrams]
  163. Cleveland's Bush Monkey Flower [Mimulus clevelandii Bdg.]
  164. Palomar Monkeyflower [Mimulus diffusus Grant]
  165. Slender-lobed Four O'Clock [Mirabilis tenuiloba Wats.]
  166. Felt-leaved Monardella (Monardella hypoleuca Gray ssp. lanata (Abrams) Munz]
  167. Willowy Monardella [Monardella linoides Gray ssp. viminea (Greene) Abrams]
  168. Halls Monardella [Monardella macrantha Gray ssp. hallii Abrams]
  169. San Felipe Monardella [Monardella nana Gray ssp. leptosiphon (Torr.) Abrams]
  170. California Spineflower [Mucronea californica Benth.]
  171. San Diego Golden Star [Muilla clevelandii (Wats.) Hoover]
  172. Little Mousetail [Myosurus minimus L. ssp. apus Greene]
  173. Mud Nama [Nama stenocarpum Gray]
  174. Spreading [Navarretia fossalis Moran]
  175. Baja Navarretia [Navarretia peninsularis Greene]
  176. Coast Wooly-heads [Nemacaulis denudata Nutt. var. denudata]
  177. Slender Woolly-heads [Nemacaulis denudata Nutt. var. gracilis Goodm. & Benson]
  178. Cismontane Nolina [Nolina cismontana Dice in edit.]
  179. Dehesa Nolina [Nolina interrata Gentry]
  180. California Cloakfern [Notholaena californica D. C. Eat.]
  181. California Adder's Tongue Fern [Ophioglossum californicum Prantl]
  182. Hoffman's Cholla [Opuntia X fosbergii Wolf]
  183. Snake Cholla [Opuntia parryi Engelm. var. serpentina (Engelm.) L. Benson]
  184. Wiggins' Cholla [Opuntia wigginsii L. Benson]
  185. Wolf's Cholla [Opuntia wolfii (Benson) Baker]
  186. California Orcutt Grass [Orcuttia californica Vasey]
  187. Baja California Birdbush [Ornithostaphylos oppositifolia (Parry) Small]
  188. Short-lobed Broom-rape [Orobanche parishii (Jeps.) Heckard ssp. brachyloba Heckard]
  189. California Penstemon [Penstemon californicus (Munz & Jtn.) Keck]
  190. San Jacinto Beardtongue [Penstemon clevelandii Gray var. connatus (Munz & Jtn.) Holmgren]
  191. Thurber's Beardtongue [Penstemon thurberi Torr.]
  192. Gairdner's Yumpah [Perideridia gairdneri (H. & A.) Math. ssp. gairdneri]
  193. Wild Petunia [Petunia parviflora Juss]
  194. Brand's Phacelia [Phacelia stellaris Brand]
  195. White Fiesta Flower [Pholistoma racemosum (Nutt.) Constance]
  196. Thurber's Pilostyles [Pilostyles thurberi Gray]
  197. Torrey Pine [Pinus torreyana Parry ex Carr. ssp. torreyana]
  198. San Bernardino Blue Grass [Poa atropurpurea Scribn.]
  199. San Diego Mesa Mint [Pogogyne abramsii J. T. Howell]
  200. Otay Mesa Mint [Pogogyne nudiuscula Gray]
  201. Fish's Milkwort [Polygala cornuta Kell. var. fishiae (Parry) Jepson]
  202. Desert Unicorn Plant [Proboscidea althaeifolia (Benth.) Dcne.]
  203. Nuttall's Scrub Oak [Quercus dumosa Nutt. in part]
  204. Engelmann Oak [Quercus engelmannii Greene]
  205. Moreno Current [Ribes canthariforme Wiggins]
  206. Santa Catalina Island Currant [Ribes viburnifolium Gray]
  207. Coulter's Matilija Poppy [Romneya coulteri Harvey]
  208. Coast Matilija Poppy [Romneya trichocalyx Eastw.]
  209. Gambel's Water Cress [Rorippa gambellii (S. Wats.) Roll. & Al-Shehbaz]
  210. Small-leaved Rose [Rosa minutifolia Engelm. in Parry]
  211. Cuyamaca Raspberry [Rubus glaucifolius Kell var. ganderi (Bailey) Munz]
  212. Parish's Rupertia [Rupertia rigida (Parish) Grimes]
  213. Desert Sage [Salvia eremostachya Jeps.]
  214. Munz's Sage [Salvia munzii Epling]
  215. San Miguel Savory [Satureja chandleri (Bdg.) Druce.]
  216. Southern Skullcap [Scutellaria bolanderi Gray ssp. austromontanum Epling]
  217. Bluish Spike-moss [Selaginella asprella Maxon.]
  218. Ashy Spike-moss [Selaginella cinerascens A. A. Eat.]
  219. Desert Mossfern [Selaginella eremophila Maxon.]
  220. Rayless Ragwort [Senecio aphanactis Greene]
  221. Gander's Ragwort [Senecio ganderi Barkley & Beauchamp]
  222. Coves' Cassia [Senna covesii (Gray) Irwin & Barneby = Cassia covesii (Gray)]
  223. Narrow-leaved Nightshade [Solanum tenuilobatum Parish]
  224. Spermolepis [Spermolepis echinata (DC.) A.A. Heller]
  225. Laguna Mountains Jewel-flower [Streptanthus bernardinus (Greene) Parish]
  226. Southern Jewel-flower [Streptanthus campestris Wats.]
  227. Oil Neststraw [Stylocline citroleum Morefield]
  228. Estuary Seablite [Suaeda esteroa Ferren & Whitmore]
  229. Woolly Seablite [Suaeda taxifolia (Standley) Standley]
  230. Parry's Tetracoccus [Tetracoccus dioicus Parry]
  231. Velvety False Lupine [Thermopsis californica Wats. var. semota (Jeps.) Chen & Turner]
  232. San Diego County Viguiera [Viguiera laciniata Gray in Torr.]
  233. California Fan Palm [Washingtonia filifera (Lindl.) Wendl.]
  234. Orcutt's Woody-aster [Xylorhiza orcuttii (Vasey & Rose) Greene]