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PLANTS OF THE SAN BERNARDINO MOUNTAINS

We wish to thank Deveree Kopp, San Bernardino National
Forest Mountaintop District Botanist, for her help with this page and Robert Reed for the photography

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Abies concolor
- White Fir
Pine family - Pinaceae


Abronia nana ssp. colvillei
- Colville's Dwarf-Abronia
Forest Service sensitive species
Four O'Clock family - Nictaginaceae


Acer macrophyllum
- Big Leaf Maple
Maple family - Aceraceae


Adenostema fasciculatum
- Chamise
Rose family - Rosaceae


Allium sp.
- Wild Onion
Lily family - Liliaceae


Allium sp.
- Wild Onion
Lily family - Liliaceae


Amelanchier utahensis -
Western Service-berry
Rose family - Rosaceae


Antennaria dimorpha
- Dwarf Pussy-toes
Sunflower family - Asteraceae


Antirrhinum coulterianum
- Tall-white Snapdragon
Figwort family - Scrophulariaceae


Apocynum androsaemifolium
- Dogbane
Dogbane family - Apocynaceae


Apocynum cannabinum -
Indian Hemp
Dogbane family - Apocynaceae


Arabis parishii
- Parish's Rock-cress
Forest Service sensitive species
Mustard family - Brassicaceae


Arabis pulchra
- Rock-cress
Mustard family - Brassicaceae


Arctostaphylos pringlei
- Pink-bracted Manzanita
Heath family - Ericaceae


Argemone munita
- Prickly Poppy
Poppy family - Papaveraceae


Arenaria ursina
- Bear Valley Sandwort
Federally threatened species
Pink family - Caryophyllaceae


Asclepias eriocarpa -
Indian Milkweed
Milkweed family - Asclepiadaceae


Astragalus leucolobus
- Bear Valley Woolypod
Forest Service watch species
Pea family - Fabaceae


Astragalus purshii lectulus
- Alpine Milk Vetch
Pea family - Fabaceae


Astragalus douglasii var. parishii
- Vetch
Pea family - Fabaceae


Brodiaea orcuttii -
Brodiaea
Lily family - Liliaceae


Calochortus kennedyi
- Kennedy's Mariposa Lilly
Lily family - Liliaceae


Calyptridium monandrum
- Common calyptridium
Purslane family - Portulacaceae


Calyptridium monospermum
- Pussypaws
Purslane family - Portulacaceae


Calystegia macrostegia -
Morning Glory
Morning Glory family - Convolvulaceae


Carex sp.
- Sedge
Sedge family - Cyperaceae


Castilleja cinerea
- Ashy-Grey Paintbrush
Federally threatened species
Figwort family - Scrophulariaceae


Castilleja lasiorhynchus
- Yellow Owl's Clover
Forest Service sensitive species
Figwort family - Scrophulariaceae


Castilleja sp. -
Indian Paintbrush
Figwort family - Scrophulariaceae


Ceanothus cordulatus
- Mountain Whitethorn
Buckthorn family - Rhamnaceae


Ceanothus integerrimus
- Chaparral Whitethorn
Buckthorn family - Rhamnaceae


Centaurea cyanus
- Blue Bottle
Sunflower family - Asteraceae


Cercocarpus betuloides
- Mountain Mahogany
Rose family - Rosaceae


Chrysolepis sempervirens
- Chinquapin
Oak family - Fagaceae


Cirsium occidentale var. californicum
- Thistle
Sunflower family - Asteraceae


Cirsium vulgare
- Bull Thistle
Invasive species
Sunflower family - Asteraceae


Cirsium scariosum
- Elk Thistle
Sunflower family - Asteraceae


Clarkia purpurea ssp. quadrivulnera
- Four Spot
Evening Primrose family - Onagraceae


Clarkia rhomboidea
- Tongue Clarkia
Evening Primrose family - Onagraceae


Clematis pauciflora
- Virgins Bower
Buttercup family - Ranunculaceae


Collinsia childii
- Chinese Houses
Figwort family - Scrophulariaceae


Corallorhiza maculata
- Spotted Coral Root
Orchid family - Orchidacceae


Coreopsis biglovii
- Bigelow's Coreopsis
Sunflower family - Asteraceae


Cuscuta sp.
- Dodder
Morning-Glory family - Convolvulaceae


Datura meteloides -
Jimson weed
Nightshade family - Solanaceae


Delphinium cardinale
- Scarlet Larkspur
Ranunculus family - Ranunculaceae


Dendromecon rigida
- Bush Poppy
Poppy family - Papaveraceae


Dicentra chrysantha
- Golden Ear-drops
Poppy family - Papaveraceae


Dichelostemma capitata
- Wild Hyacinth
Lily family - Liliaceae


Dodecatheon (resembles) hendersonii
- Shooting Star
Primrose family - Primulaceae


Draba douglasii crockeri
- Douglas' Draba
Mustard family - Brassicaceae


Dudleya abramsii ssp. affinis
- Abram's Live-Forever
Forest Service sensitive species
Stonecrop family - Crassulaceae


Dudleya cymosa: ssp. minor
- Live-Forever
Stonecrop family - Crassulaceae


Echinocereus engelmannii
- Mountain Hedge-hog Cactus
Cactus family - Cactaceae


Epilobium angustifolium
- Fire Weed
Evening primrose family - Onagraceae


Epilobium canum
- California Fuchsia
Evening primrose family - Onagraceae


Epipactus gigantea
- Stream Orchid
Orchid family - Orchidaceae


Equisetum hyemale
- Common Horsetail
Horsetail family - Equisetaceae


Eriastrum densifolium -
Woolly Eriastrum
Phlox family - Polemoniaceae


Ericameria linearifolia
- Interior Goldenbush
Sunflower family - Asteraceae


Ericameria nauseosa
- Rabbitbrush
Sunflower family - Asteraceae


Erigeron foliosus
- Fleabane
Sunflower family - Asteraceae


Eriodictyon trichocalyx var. trichocalyx
- Yerba Santa
Waterleaf family - Hydrophyllaceae


Erigeron aphanactis var. congestus
- Rayless Fleabane
Sunflower family - Asteraceae


Eriogonum kennedii var. austromontanum
-
Kennedy's Buckwheat
Federally threatened species
Buckwheat family - Polygonaceae


Eriogonum pusillum
- Yellowturbans
Buckwheat family - Polygonaceae


Eriophyllum confertiflorum
- Golden Yarrow
Sunflower family - Asteraceae


Eriophyllum lanatum var. obovatum
- Woolly Sunflower
Forest Service watch species
Sunflower family - Asteraceae


Erysimum capitatum
- Wallflower
Mustard family - Brassicaceae


Eschscholzia californica
- California Poppy
Poppy family - Papaveraceae


Euphorbia albomarginata
- Rattlesnake Weed
Euphorbia family - Euphorbiaceae


Euphorbia palmeri
- Spurge
Spurge family - Euphorbiaceae


Geranium richardsonii
- Wild Geranium
Geranium family - Geraneaceae


Gilia capitata
- Blue-headed Gilia
Phlox family - Polemoniaceae


Gilia splendens
- Splendid Gilia
Phlox family - Polemoniaceae


Gnaphalium californicum
- Green Everlasting
Sunflower family - Asteraceae


Helenium biglovii
- Bigelow's Sneezeweed
Sunflower family - Asteraceae


Heracleum lanatum -
Cow Parsnip
Carrot family - Apiaceae


Heuchera parishii
- Parish's Alumroot
Forest Service sensitive species
Saxifrage family - Saxifragaceae


Horkellia bolanderi ssp. parryi
- Bolander's Horkelia
Rose family - Rosaceae


Hulsea heterochroma
- Red-Rayed Hulsea
Sunflower family - Asteraceae


Hypericum perforatum
- St. John's Wort
Invasive species
Clusia family - Clusiaceae


Iris missouriensis
- Blue Flag Iris
Iris family - Iridaceae


Ivesia argyrocoma -
Fuzzy Rat-Tails
Forest Service sensitive species
Rose family - Rosaceae


Juniperus occidentalis
- Western Juniper
Cypress family - Cupressaceae


Keckiella ternata
- Bush Penstemon
Figwort family - Scrophulariaceae


Lathyrus latifolius -
Sweet Pea
Pea family - Fabaceae


Leptodactylon californicum
- Prickly Phlox
Phlox family - Polemoniaceae


Lewisia rediviva -
Bitter-Root
Portulaca family - Portulacaceae


Liluim humboldtii - Humboldt Lily
Forest Service watch species
Lily family - Liliaceae


Lilium parryi
- Lemon Lily
Forest Service sensitive species
Lily family - Liliaceae


Linanthus breviculus
- Mohave Linanthus
Phlox family - Polemoniacceae


Linanthus killipii
- Baldwin Lake Linanthus
Forest Service sensitive species
Phlox family - Polemoniaceae


Linanthus parryae -
Parry's Linanthus
Phlox family - Polemoniaceae


Lithophragma affine
- Woodland Star
Saxifrage family - Saxifragaceae


Loeseliastrum matthewsii
- Desert Calico
Phlox family - Polemoniaceae


Lotus argophyllus
- Silver Lotus
Pea family - Fabaceae


Lotus scoparius
- Common Deerweed
Pea family - Fabacceae


Lotus strigosus (yellow flower)
- Strigose Lotus (w/chia)
Pea family - Fabaceae


Lunaria annua
- Dollar Plant
Invasive species
Mustard family - Brassicaceae


Lupinus andersonii
- Anderson's Lupine
Pea family - Fabaceae


Lupinus exubitus
- Grape Soda Lupine
Pea family - Fabaceae


Machaeranthera canescens
- Hoary aster
Sunflower family - Asteraceae


Malacothamnus fremontii
- Fremont's Bush Mallow
Mallow family - Malvaceae


Malacothrix glabrata
- Big Bear Dandelion
Sunflower family - Asteraceae


Malus sp.
- Crabapple
Rose family - Rosaceae


Mimulus arantiacus
- Common Monkeyflower
Figwort family - Scrophulariaceae


Mimulus fremontii
- Fremont's Monkeyflower
Figwort family - Scrophulariaceae


Mimulus cardinalis
- Scarlet Monkeyflower
Figwort family - Scrophulariaceae


Mimulus moschatus
- Musk Flower
Figwort family - Scrophulariaceae


Mimulus purpureus var. purpureus
- Purple Mimulus
Forest Service sensitive species
Figwort family - Scrophulariaceae


Mimulus sp.
- Monkey Flower
Figwort family - Scrophullariaceae


Monardella lanceolata -
Mustang Mint
Mint family - Lamiaceae


Nama rothrockii
- Blue Balls
Waterleaf family - Hydrophyllaceae


Oenothera caespitosa ssp. marginata
-
Large Desert Evening-Primrose
Evening-Primrose family - Onagracceae


Oenothera elata -
Hooker's Evening Primrose
(Sun Drops)
Evening-primrose family - Onagraceae


Opuntia basilaris
- Beavertail Cactus
Cactus family - Cactaceae


Opuntia phaeacantha
- Mojave Prickly Pear
Cactus family - Cactaceae


Orobanche californica fuedgei
- California Broom-Rape
Broom-Rape family - Orobanchaceae


Penstemon caesius
- Purple Penstemon
Figwort family - Scrophulariaceae


Penstemon eatonii
- Eaton's Firecracker
Figwort family - Scrophulariaceae


Penstemon grinnellii
- Bumblebee Penstemon
Figwort family - Scrophulariaceae


Penstemon labrosus
- Mountain Bugler
Figwort family - Scrophulariaceae


Penstemon rostriflorus
- Beak-flowered penstemon
Figwort family - Scrophulariaceae


Penstemon spectabilis - Showy Penstemon
Figwort family - Scrophulariaceae


Phacelia davidsonii
- Davidson's Phacelia
Waterleaf family - Hydrophyllaceae


Phacelia exilis
- Lavender-Windows Phacelia
Forest service sensitive species
Waterleaf family - Hydrophyllaceae


Phacelia sp.
- Phacelia
Waterleaf family - Hydrophyllaceae


Phacelia sp. -
Phacelia
Waterleaf family - Hydrophyllaceae


Phlox sp.
- Phlox
Phlox family - Polemoniaceae


Physaria kingii ssp. bernardina -
San Bernadino Mountains bladderpod
Federally endangered species
Mustard family - Brassicaceae


Pinus lambertiana
- Sugar Pine
Pine family - Pinaceae


Pinus monophyla
- Singleleaf Pinyon
Pine family - Pinaceae


Plantanthera leucostachys
- White-flowered Bog Orchid
Orchid family - Orchidaceae


Purshia tridentata var. glandulosa
-
Northern Antelope Bush
Rose family - Rosaceae


Pterospora andromedea
- Pine Drops
Heath family - Ericaceae


Quercus chrysolepis -
Canyon Live Oak
Oak family - Fagaceae


Rhamnus californica -
Coffee Berry
Buckthorn family - Rhamnaceae


Ribes cereum -
Wax Currant
Gooseberry family - Grossulariaceae


Ribes nevadense
- Sierra Currant
Gooseberry family - Grossulariaceae


Ribes roezlii
- Sierra Gooseberry
Gooseberry family - Grossulariaceae


Ricinus communis
- Castor Bean
Noxious weed
Spurge family - Euphorbiaceae


Rosa californica -
Wild Rose
Rose family - Rosaceae


Rubus parviflorus
- Thimbleberry
Rose family - Rosaceae


Rumex crispus -
Dock
Buckwheat family - Polygonaceae


Salvia apiana
- White Sage
Mint family - Lamiaceae


Salvia columbariae
- Chia
Mint family - Lamiaceae


Salvia dorrii var. pilosa
- Gray Ball Sage
Mint family - Lamiaceae


Salvia pachyphylla
- Rose Sage
Mint family - Lamiaceae


Sambucus sp.
- Elderberry
Honey suckle family - Caprifoliaceae


Sarcodes sanguinea
- Snow Plant
Heath family - Ericaceae


Scrophularia californica ssp. floribunda
-
California Figwort
Figwort family - Scrophulariaceae


Senecio triangularis
- Arrowhead Butterweed
Sunflower family - Asteraceae


Silene parishii
- Catch-fly
Pink family - Caryophyllaceae


Sidalcea pedata
- Bird-footed Checkerbloom
Federally endangered species
Mallow family - Malvaceae


Sisyrinchium bellum -
Blue-eyed Grass
Iris family - Iridaceae


Solidago californica
- Goldenrod
Sunflower family - Asteraceae


Spartium junceum
- Spanish Broom
Noxious weed
Pea family - Fabaceae


Sphaeralcea ambigua
- Apricot Mallow
Mallow family - Malvaceae


Sphenosciadium capitellatum
- Ranger's Button
Carrot family - Apiaceae


Stephanomeria virgata
- Twiggy Wreath Plant
Sunflower family - Asteraceae


Streptanthus bernardinus
-
Laguna Mountains Jewel Flower
Forest Service watch species
Mustard family - Brassicaceae


Swertia neglecta
- Pine-Green Gentian
Forest Service sensitive species
Gentian family - Gentianaceae


Symphoricarpos mollis -
Creeping Snowberry
Honeysuckle family - Caprifoliaceae


Syntrichopappus Lemmonii 
- Lemmon's Syntrichopappus
Forest Service watch species
Sunflower family - Asteraceae


Tanacetum parthenium -
Feverfew
Invasive
Sunflower family - Asteraceae


Thelypodium stenopetalum
- Slender-Petaled Mustard
Federally endangered species
Mustard family - Brassicaceae


Turricula parryi
- Poodle-dog Bush
Water Leaf family - Hydrophyllaceae


Typha domingensis
- Cat-tail
Cat-tail family - Typhaceae


Veratrum californicum
- Corn Lily
Lily family - Liliaceae


Verbascum thapsus -
Woolly Mullein
Invasive species
Figwort family - Scrophulariaceae


Veronica anagallis-aquatica
- Water Speedwell
Non-native species
Figwort family - Scrophulariaceae


Viola douglasii
- Douglas's Violet
Violet family - Violaceae


Yucca brevifolia
- Joshua Tree
Agave family - Agavaceae


Yucca whipplei
- Our Lord's Candle
Agave family - Agavaceae

 

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