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Botany Club Trip to Santa Cruz Island
March 24-31, 2001

Plant List
provided by Rebecca Wenk and Shauna Hee

Some plants are linked to photos

Type Family Species Date Common Name
F Blechnaceae Woodwardia fimbriata 3.27.01 Giant Chain Fern
F Dryopteridaceae Polystichum munitum 3.27.01 Western Sword Fern
F Equisetaceae Equisetum sp. 3.27.01 Horsetail
F Polypodiaceae Polypodium scouleri 3.31.01 Coast Polypody
F Pteridaceae Adiantum capillus-veneris 3.27.01 Southern Maidenhair Fern
F Pteridaceae Adiantum jordanii 3.27.01 California Maidenhair Fern
F Pteridaceae Cheilanthes clevelandii 3.27.01 Cleveland's Lip Fern
F Pteridaceae Pellaea andromedifolia 3.27.01 Coffee Fern
F Pteridaceae Pentagramma triangularis var. triangularis 3.27.01 Goldback Fern
F Selaginellaceae Selaginella bigelovii 3.27.01 Bushy Spike-Moss
G Cupressaceae Cupressus macrocarpa 3.28.01 Monterey Cypress
G Pinaceae Pinus muricata 3.28.01 Bishop Pine
G Pinaceae Pinus pinea 3.27.01 Italian Stone Pine
D Aizoaceae Carpobrotus chilensis 3.28.01 Sea Fig
D Aizoaceae Mesembryanthemum crystallinum 3.28.01 Crystalline Iceplant
D Anacardiaceae Rhus integrifolia 3.27.01 Lemonade Berry
D Anacardiaceae Rhus ovata 3.26.01 Sugar Bush
D Anacardiaceae Schinus molle 3.29.01 Peruvian Pepper Tree
D Anacardiaceae Toxicodendron diversilobum 3.26.01 Poison Oak
D Apiaceae Foeniculum vulgare 3.25.01 Fennel
D Apiaceae Lomatium caruifolium 3.27.01
D Apocynaceae Vinca major 3.27.01 Periwinkle
D Asteraceae Achillea millefolium 3.27.01 Yarrow
D Asteraceae Artemisia californica 3.25.01 Coastal Sagebrush
D Asteraceae Artemisia douglasiana 3.25.01 Mugwort
D Asteraceae Baccharis pilularis 3.25.01 Coyote Brush
D Asteraceae Baccharis salicifolia 3.25.01 Mule Fat
D Asteraceae Centaurea solstitialis 3.26.01 Yellow Star Thistle
D Asteraceae Chamomilla suaveolens 3.27.01 Pineapple Weed
D Asteraceae Coreopsis gigantea 3.27.01 Giant Coreopsis
D Asteraceae Eriophyllum confertiflorum var. confertiflorum 3.27.01
D Asteraceae Gnaphalium californicum 3.29.01 Green Everlasting
D Asteraceae Gnaphalium canescens ssp. 3.26.01
D Asteraceae Hazardia detinosa* 3.28.01 Northern Island Hazardia
D Asteraceae Hazardia squarrosa var. grindelioides 3.31.01 Saw-Toothed Goldenbush
D Asteraceae Heterotheca grandiflora 3.26.01 Telegraph Weed
D Asteraceae Hypochaeris glabra 3.27.01 Cat's Ear
D Asteraceae Lasthenia californica 3.28.01 Goldfields
D Asteraceae Venegasia carpesioides 3.26.01 Canyon Sunflower
D Boraginaceae Amsinckia menziesii var. menziesii 3.26.01 Fiddleneck
D Boraginaceae Amsinckia spectabilis var. spectabilis 3.28.01 Fiddleneck
D Boraginaceae Cryptantha sp. 3.27.01
D Brassicaceae Cakile maritima 3.28.01 Sea Rocket
D Brassicaceae Cardamine californica var. californica 3.27.01 Milk Maids
D Brassicaceae Thysanocarpus curvipes 3.27.01 Hairy Lacepod
D Cactaceae Opuntia littoralis var. littoralis 3.26.01 Coastal Prickly Pear
D Cactaceae Opuntia oricola 3.26.01 Tall Prickly Pear
D Caprifoliaceae Lonicera subspicata 3.26.01
D Caprifoliaceae Symphoricarpos mollis 3.27.01 Creeping Snowberry
D Caryophyllaceae Silene gallica 3.26.01 Windmill Pink
D Caryophyllaceae Spergularia macrotheca var. macrotheca 3.28.01 Sand-Spurrey
D Chenopodiaceae Atriplex sp. 3.28.01 Saltbrush
D Chenopodiaceae Chenopodium sp. 3.29.01 Goosefoot
D Chenopodiaceae Salicornia subterminalis 3.28.01 Parish's Glasswort
D Chenopodiaceae Salsola tragus 3.29.01 Russian Thistle
D Cistaceae Helianthemum scoparium 3.26.01 Common Rush-Rose
D Convolvulaceae Calystegia macrostegia var. macrostegia* 3.26.01 Island Morning-Glory
D Convolvulaceae Convolvulus arvensis 3.29.01 Bindweed
D Crassulaceae Crassula connata 3.26.01 Pygmy Weed
D Crassulaceae Dudleya candelabrum* 3.27.01 Candleholder Dudleya
D Crassulaceae Dudleya nesiotica** 3.28.01 Santa Cruz Island Live-Forever
D Curcurbitaceae Curcurbita foetidissima 3.28.01 Calabazilla
D Curcurbitaceae Marah fabaceous 3.25.01 California Man-Root
D Curcurbitaceae Marah macrocarpus var. major 3.25.01 Wild Cucumber
D Ericaceae Arctostaphylos insularis** 3.26.01 Santa Cruz Island Mazanita
D Ericaceae Arctostaphylos tomentosa var. insulicola* 3.30.01 Island Mazanita
D Ericaceae Arctostaphylos tomentosa var. subcordata 3.30.01 Subcordate Manzanita
D Ericaceae Comarostaphylis diversifolia var. planifolia 3.27.01 Summer Holly
D Fabaceae Acacia melanoxylon 3.27.01 Blackwood Acacia
D Fabaceae Astragalus trichopodus var. lonchus 3.28.01 Southern California Locoweed
D Fabaceae Lathyrus vestitus var. vestitus 3.27.01 Wild Pea
D Fabaceae Lotus argophyllus var. niveus** 3.25.01 Santa Cruz Island Silver Lotus
D Fabaceae Lotus dendroideus var. dendroideus* 3.25.01 Island Deerweed
D Fabaceae Lotus grandiflorus var. grandiflorus 3.26.01 Chaparral Lotus
D Fabaceae Lupinus albifrons var. douglasii 3.26.01 Silver Lupine
D Fabaceae Lupinus bicolor 3.26.01 Dove Lupine
D Fabaceae Lupinus hirsutissimus 3.26.01 Stinging Lupine
D Fabaceae Lupinus truncatus 3.27.01 Truncate Lupine
D Fabaceae Medicago polymorpha 3.28.01 Bur-Clover
D Fabaceae Trifolium depauperatum var. truncatum 3.27.01 Dwarf Bladder Clover
D Fagaceae Quercus pacifica* 3.28.01 Island Scrub Oak
D Fagaceae Quercus parvula var. parvula 3.30.01 Santa Cruz Island Oak
D Garryaceae Garrya veatchii 3.25.01
D Geraniaceae Erodium sp. 3.25.01 Filaree or Scissor Plant
D Geraniaceae Pelargonium x hortorum 3.27.01 Garden Geranium
D Hydrophyllaceae Eucrypta chrysanthemifolia var. chysanthemifolia 3.29.01
D Hydrophyllaceae Phacelia cicutaria 3.27.01 Caterpillar Phacelia
D Hydrophyllaceae Phacelia distans 3.28.01
D Hydrophyllaceae Phacelia viscida 3.28.01
D Hydrophyllaceae Pholistoma auritum var. auritum 3.27.01 Fiesta Flower
D Hydrophyllaceae Pholistoma racemosa 3.27.01
D Lamiaceae Marrubium vulgare 3.29.01 Horehound
D Lamiaceae Salvia mellifera 3.26.01 Black Sage
D Lamiaceae Scutellaria tuberosa 3.27.01
D Lamiaceae Stachys bullata* 3.25.01 Hedge Nettle
D Malvaceae Malacothamnus fasciculatus var. nesioticus** 3.31.01 Santa Cruz Island Bush Mallow
D Malvaceae Malva parviflora 3.29.01 Cheeseweed
D Malvaceae Sidalcea malviflora var. malviflora 3.28.01 Checker Mallow
D Moraceae Ficus carica 3.28.01 Common Fig
D Myrtaceae Eucalyptus sp. 3.25.01 Gum Tree
D Nyctaginaceae Abronia maritima 3.28.01 Sticky Sand-Verbena
D Nyctaginaceae Abronia umbellata 3.28.01 Beach Sand-Verbena
D Nyctaginaceae Mirabilis californica 3.27.01 Four O'Clock
D Onagraceae Camissonia cheiranthifolia var. cheiranthifolia 3.28.01 Beach Evening Primrose
D Onagraceae Clarkia epilobioides 3.31.01
D Oxalidaceae Oxalis corniculata 3.27.01 Creeping Wood Sorrel
D Papaveraceae Dendromencon rigida var. hartfordii* 3.26.01 Northern Island Bush Poppy
D Papaveraceae Eschscholzia californica 3.26.01 California Poppy
D Papaveraceae Papaver californicum 3.26.01 Fire Poppy
D Papaveraceae Platystemon californicus 3.29.01 Cream Cups
D Plantaginaceae Plantago sp. 3.26.01 Plantain
D Platanaceae Platanus racemosa 3.27.01 California Sycamore
D Polygonaceae Eriogonum arborescens* 3.26.01 Santa Cruz Island Buckwheat
D Polygonaceae Eriogonum giganteum var. giganteum 3.26.01 Saint Catherine's Lace
D Polygonaceae Eriogonum grande var. grande* 3.28.01 Island Buckwheat
D Polygonaceae Rumex sp. 3.29.01 Sorrel
D Portulaceae Claytonia sp. 3.25.01 Miner's Lettuce
D Primulaceae Anagallis arvensis 3.26.01 Scarlet Pimpernel
D Primulaceae Dodecatheon clevelandii var. insulare 3.28.01 Shooting Star
D Ranunculaceae Ranunculus californicus 3.25.01 Buttercup
D Rhamnaceae Ceanothus arboreus* 3.26.01 Island Ceanothus
D Rhamnaceae Ceanothus megacarpus var. insularis* 3.26.01 Island Big-Pod Ceanothus
D Rhamnaceae Rhamnus pirifolia* 3.29.01 Island Redberry
D Rosaceae Adenostoma fasciculatum var. fasciculatum 3.27.01 Chamise
D Rosaceae Adenostoma fasciculatum var. prostratum* 3.28.01 Chamise
D Rosaceae Cercocarpus betuloides var. blancheae 3.26.01 Mountain Mahogany
D Rosaceae Heteromeles arbutifolia 3.26.01 Toyon
D Rosaceae Lyonothamnus floribundus var. aspleniifolius* 3.26.01 Santa Cruz Island Ironwood
D Rosaceae Prunus ilicifolia var. lyonii 3.26.01 Island Cherry
D Rosaceae Rosa californica 3.29.01 California Rose
D Rosaceae Rubus ursinus 3.27.01 California Blackberry
D Rubiaceae Galium sp. Bedstraw
D Salicaceae Populus balsamifera var. trichocarpa 3.31.01 Black Cottonwood
D Salicaceae Salix lasiolepis 3.27.01 Arroyo Willow
D Saxifragaceae Heuchera maxima* 3.30.01 Island Alumroot
D Saxifragaceae Lithophragma cymbalaria 3.27.01 Woodland Star
D Saxifragaceae Saxifraga californica 3.29.01 Saxifrage
D Scrophulariaceae Castilleja affinis var. affinis 3.29.01 Paintbrush
D Scrophulariaceae Castilleja densiflora 3.31.01 Owl's Clover
D Scrophulariaceae Castilleja lanata var. hololeuca* 3.26.01 Island Paintbrush
D Scrophulariaceae Mimulus flemingii x longiflorus 3.26.01 Hybrid
D Scrophulariaceae Mimulus flemingii* 3.26.01 Island Monkey Flower
D Scrophulariaceae Mimulus longiflorus 3.26.01 Bush Monkey Flower
D Scrophulariaceae Verbascum thapsus 3.26.01 Common Mullein
D Solanaceae Solanum clokeyi* 3.25.01 Island Nightshade
D Solanaceae Solanum douglasii 3.27.01 Douglas' Nightshade
D Solanaceae Solanum elaeagnifolium 3.28.01 Silver-Leaved Horse Nettle
D Violaceae Viola pedunculata 3.25.01 Johnny-Jump-Up
M Agavaceae Agave americana 3.27.01 Century Plant
M Alliaceae Dichelostemma capitatum 3.26.01 Blue Dicks
M Iridaceae Sisrynchium bellum 3.26.01 Blue-Eyed Grass
M Liliaceae Lilium humboldtii var. ocellatum 3.29.01 Tiger Lily
M Liliaceae Zigadenus fremontii 3.26.01 Death Camas
M Poaceae Lamarckia aurea 3.26.01 Goldentop
M Poaceae Nassella lepidia 3.29.01 Foothill Needlegrass
M Zosteraceae Zostera sp. 3.31.01 Eel-Grass

Key

F Fern
G Gymnosperm
D Dicot
M Monocot
* Endemic to the California Channel Islands
** Endemic to Santa Cruz Island

 


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