Flora of Cal Poly Pomona

Introduction

Native Plants, Naturalized Plants
  1. Amaranthaceae
    1. Amaranthus albus L. – pigweed
  2. Anacardiaceae
    1. Malosma laurina (Nutt.) Abrams – laurel sumac
    2. Rhus integrifolia (Nutt.) Brewer & S. Watson – lemonade sumac
    3. Rhus ovata Wats. – sugarbush
    4. Schinus molle L. – Peruvian peppertree
    5. Schinus terebinthifolius Raddi – Brazilian pepper tree
    6. Toxicodendron diversilobum (T. & G.) Greene – poison oak
  3. Apiaceae
    1. Anthriscus caucalis M. Bieb. – bur-chervil
    2. Sanicula arguta J. Coulter & Rose
  4. Arecaceae
    1. Washingtonia filifera (L. Linden) H.A. Wendl. – California fan palm
  5. Asclepiadaceae
    1. Asclepias californica E. Greene – California milkweed
    2. Asclepias eriocarpa Benth. – kotolo
    3. Asclepias fascicularis Decne. – narrow-leaf milkweed
    4. Sarcostemma cynanchoides Decne. – twining milkweed
  6. Asteraceae
    1. Acourtia microcephala DC.
    2. Ambrosia psilostachya DC. – western ragweed
    3. Anthemis cotula L. – mayweed
    4. Artemisia californica Less. – California sagebrush
    5. Baccharis pilularis DC. – coyote brush
    6. Baccharis salicifolia (Ruíz Lopez & Pavón) Pers. – mule fat
    7. Bidens pilosa L. – common beggar-ticks
    8. Brickellia californica (Torrey & A. Gray) A. Gray
    9. Carduus pycnocephalus L. – Italian thistle
    10. Centaurea melitensis L. – tocalote
    11. Centaurea solstitialis L. – yellow star-thistle
    12. Chrysanthemum coronarium L. – garland
    13. Cirsium occidentale (Nutt.) Jepson
    14. Cirsium vulgare (Savi) Ten. – bull thistle
    15. Conyza bonariensis (L.) Cronq.
    16. Conyza canadensis (L.) Cronq. – horseweed
    17. Cotula australis (Sieber) Hook. f.
    18. Encelia californica Nutt.
    19. Ericameria pinifolia (A. Gray) H.M. Hall – pine-bush
    20. Erigeron foliosus Nutt.
    21. Eriophyllum confertiflorum (DC.) A. Gray – golden-yarrow
    22. Filago californica Nutt.
    23. Filago gallica L.
    24. Gnaphalium bicolor Bioletti
    25. Gnaphalium californicum DC.
    26. Gnaphalium canescens
    27. Gnaphalium ramosissimum Nutt.
    28. Hemizonia fasciculata (DC.) Torrey & A. Gray
    29. Hemizonia kelloggii E. Greene
    30. Heterotheca grandiflora Nutt. – telegraph weed
    31. Hypochaeris glabra L. – smooth cats-ear
    32. Lepidospartum squamatum (A. Gray) A. Gray – scalebroom
    33. Lessingia filaginifolia (Hook. & Arn.) M.A. Lane
    34. Malacothrix saxatilis (Nutt.) Torrey & A. Gray
    35. Osteospermum ecklonis (DC.) Norlindh – freeway daisy
    36. Picris echioides L. – bristly ox-tongue
    37. Senecio flaccidus Less.
    38. Senecio vulgaris L. – groundsel
    39. Silybum marianum (L.) Gaertner – milk thistle
    40. Soliva sessilis Ruiz López & Pavón – lawnweed
    41. Sonchus asper (L.) Hill – prickly sow thistle
    42. Sonchus oleraceus L. – common sowthistle
    43. Stephanomeria exigua Nutt.
    44. Stephanomeria virgata Benth.
    45. Stylocline gnaphaloides Nutt.
    46. Taraxacum officinale Wigg. – common dandelion
  7. Boraginaceae
    1. Amsinckia menziesii (Lehm.) Nelson & J.F. Macbr. – common fiddleneck
    2. Cryptantha intermedia (A. Gray) E. Greene
    3. Cryptantha muricata (Hook. & Arn.) Nelson & J.F. Macbr.
    4. Pectocarya linearis (Ruíz Lopez & Pavón) DC.
    5. Plagiobothrys canescens Benth.
    6. Plagiobothrys collinus (Phil.) I.M. Johnston
    7. Plagiobothrys nothofulvus (A. Gray) A. Gray – popcornflower
  8. Brassicaceae
    1. Brassica nigra (L.) Koch – black mustard
    2. Brassica rapa L. – field mustard
    3. Brassica tournefortii Gouan – Asian mustard
    4. Capsella bursa-pastoris (L.) Medikus. – shepherd’s purse
    5. Coronopus didymus (L.) Smith – lesser swinecress
    6. Hirschfeldia incana (L.) Lagrèze-Fossat
    7. Lepidium L. – pepperweed
    8. Lobularia maritima (L.) Desv. – sweet alyssum
    9. Raphanus raphanistrum L. – charlock
    10. Raphanus sativus L. – wild radish
    11. Sisymbrium altissimum L. – tumblemustard
    12. Sisymbrium irio L. – London rocket
    13. Sisymbrium officinale (L.) Scop. – hedge mustard
  9. Cactaceae
    1. Opuntia littoralis (Engelm.) Cockerell – coastal prickly pear
    2. Opuntia × occidentalis Engelm. & Bigelow
  10. Caprifoliaceae
    1. Lonicera japonica Thunb. – Japanese honeysuckle
    2. Sambucus mexicana C. Presl – blue elderberry
  11. Caryophyllaceae
    1. Silene gallica L. – common catchfly
    2. Silene laciniata Cav.
    3. Stellaria media (L.) Villars – common chickweed
  12. Chenopodiaceae
    1. Chenopodium album L. – lamb’s quarters
    2. Chenopodium ambrosioides L. – Mexican tea
    3. Chenopodium californicum (S. Wats.) S. Wats. – California goosefoot
    4. Chenopodium pumilio R. Br. – clammy goosefoot
    5. Salsola tragus L. – tumbleweed
  13. Cistaceae
    1. Cistus creticus L. – rock rose
  14. Convolvulaceae
    1. Calystegia macrostegia (E. Greene) Brummitt – wild morning glory
    2. Convolvulus arvensis L. – bindweed
  15. Crassulaceae
    1. Crassula connata (Ruíz Lopez & Pavón) A. Berger – pygmy-weed
    2. Dudleya lanceolata (Nutt.) Britt. & Rose
  16. Cucurbitaceae
    1. Cucurbita foetidissima Kunth – calabazilla
    2. Marah macrocarpus (E. Greene) E. Greene – wild cucumber
  17. Cuscutaceae
    1. Cuscuta pentagona Engelm. – dodder
  18. Cyperaceae
    1. Cyperus involucratus Rottb. – umbrella sedge
  19. Euphorbiaceae
    1. Chamaesyce albomarginata (Torrey & A. Gray) Small – rattlesnake weed
    2. Chamaesyce maculata (L.) Small – spotted spurge
    3. Chamaesyce melanadenia (Torr.) Millsp.
    4. Chamaesyce polycarpa (Benth.) Millsp.
    5. Chamaesyce serpens (Kunth) Small
    6. Eremocarpus setigerus (Hook.) Benth. – doveweed
    7. Euphorbia peplus L. – petty spurge
    8. Ricinus communis L. – castor bean
  20. Fabaceae
    1. Acacia dealbata Link – silver wattle
    2. Lotus humistratus E. Greene
    3. Lotus scoparius (Nutt.) Ottley – deerweed
    4. Lotus strigosus (Nutt.) E. Greene
    5. Lupinus bicolor Lindley – miniature lupine
    6. Lupinus concinnus J. Agardh – bajada lupine
    7. Lupinus hirsutissimus Benth. – stinging lupine
    8. Lupinus sparsiflorus Benth. – Coulter’s lupine
    9. Lupinus truncatus Hook. & Arn.
    10. Medicago polymorpha L. – burclover
    11. Melilotus indicus (L.) All. – sourclover
    12. Melilotus officinalis (L.) Pall. – yellow sweetclover
    13. Trifolium incarnatum L. – crimson clover
    14. Trifolium microcephalum Pursh
    15. Vicia villosa Roth – hairy vetch
  21. Fagaceae
    1. Quercus agrifolia Née – coast live oak
  22. Geraniaceae
    1. Erodium botrys (Cav.) Bertol.
    2. Erodium cicutarium (L.) L'Hér. – redstem filaree
    3. Erodium moschatum (L.) L'Hér.
  23. Hydrophyllaceae
    1. Emmenanthe penduliflora Benth. – whispering bells
    2. Phacelia distans Benth.
    3. Phacelia minor (Harvey) Thell – wild Canterbury bells
    4. Phacelia tanacetifolia Benth.
    5. Pholistoma auritum (Lindley) Lilja
  24. Iridaceae
    1. Sisyrinchium bellum S. Watson – blue-eyed-grass
  25. Juglandaceae
    1. Juglans californica S. Watson – southern California black walnut
  26. Lamiaceae
    1. Hyptis emoryi Torrey – desert lavender
    2. Marrubium vulgare L. – horehound
    3. Salvia apiana Jepson – white sage
    4. Salvia leucophylla E. Greene – purple sage
    5. Salvia mellifera E. Greene – black sage
    6. Trichostema lanceolatum Benth. – vinegar weed
  27. Liliaceae
    1. Bloomeria crocea (Torrey) Cov. – common goldenstar
    2. Calochortus catalinae S. Watson – catalina mariposa lily
    3. Calochortus plummerae E. Greene – plummer's mariposa lily
    4. Chlorogalum pomeridianum (DC.) Kunth – soap plant
    5. Dichelostemma capitatum (Benth.) A. W. Wood – bluedicks
  28. Malvaceae
    1. Malacothamnus fasciculatus (Torrey & A. Gray) E. Greene – bush mallow
    2. Malva parviflora L. – cheeseweed
    3. Malva sylvestris L. – high mallow
  29. Myrtaceae
    1. Eucalyptus globulus Labill. – blue gum
  30. Nyctaginaceae
    1. Mirabilis californica A. Gray – wishbone bush
  31. Onagraceae
    1. Camissonia californica (Torrey & A. Gray) Raven
    2. Camissonia campestris (E. Greene) Raven mojave sun cup
    3. Clarkia bottae (Spach) Harlan Lewis & M. Lewis – punchbowl godetia
    4. Epilobium brachycarpum C. Presl – willow-herb
    5. Epilobium canum (E. Greene) Raven – California fuchsia
  32. Oxalidaceae
    1. Oxalis corniculata L.
    2. Oxalis pes-caprae L. – Bermuda buttercup
  33. Papaveraceae
    1. Eschscholzia californica Cham. – California poppy
    2. Romneya coulteri Harvey – matilija poppy
  34. Plantaginaceae
    1. Plantago major L. – common plantain
  35. Platanaceae
    1. Platanus racemosa Nutt. – aliso
  36. Poaceae
    1. Achnatherum coronatum (Thurber) Barkworth
    2. Agrostis capillaris L. – colonial bent
    3. Aristida purpurea Nutt. – purple threeawn
    4. Avena barbata Link – slender wild oat
    5. Avena fatua L. – wild oat
    6. Bromus catharticus Vahl – rescue grass
    7. Bromus diandrus Roth – ripgut grass
    8. Bromus hordeaceus L. – soft chess
    9. Bromus madritensis L. – red brome
    10. Bromus tectorum L. – cheatgrass
    11. Hordeum murinum L. – foxtail barley
    12. Lamarckia aurea (L.) Moench – goldentop
    13. Lolium multiflorum Lam. – Italian ryegrass
    14. Lolium perenne L. – perennial ryegrass
    15. Melica imperfecta Trin. – melic grass
    16. Nassella pulchra (A. Hitchc.) Barkworth – purple needlegrass
    17. Paspalum distichum L. – knotgrass
    18. Phleum pratense L. – timothy
    19. Poa annua L. – wintergrass
    20. Schismus arabicus Nees
    21. Schismus barbatus (L.) Thell.
    22. Vulpia myuros (L.) C. Gmelin – rat-tail fescue
  37. Polemoniaceae
    1. Eriastrum sapphirinum (Eastw.) H. Mason
    2. Gilia achilleifolia Benth.
    3. Gilia angelensis V. Grant
  38. Polygonaceae
    1. Eriogonum elongatum Benth.
    2. Eriogonum fasciculatum (Benth.) Torrey & A. Gray – California buckwheat
    3. Polygonum arenastrum Boreau – common knotweed
    4. Rumex crispus L. – curly dock
  39. Polypodiaceae
    1. Polypodium californicum Kaulf. – california polypody
  40. Portulacaceae
    1. Calandrinia ciliata (Ruíz Lopez & Pavón) DC. – redmaids
    2. Claytonia perfoliata Willd. – miner’s lettuce
  41. Primulaceae
    1. Anagallis arvensis L. – scarlet pimpernel
  42. Rhamnaceae
    1. Rhamnus ilicifolia Kellogg – hollyleaf redberry
  43. Rosaceae
    1. Heteromeles arbutifolia (Lindl.) M. Roemer – toyon
    2. Potentilla glandulosa Lindl. – cinquefoil
  44. Rubiaceae
    1. Galium angustifolium Nutt. – narrowleaf bedstraw
    2. Galium aparine L. – goose grass
  45. Salicaceae
    1. Salix gooddingii C. Ball – black willow
    2. Salix lasiolepis Benth. – arroyo willow
  46. Scrophulariaceae
    1. Antirrhinum coulterianum Benth. – wild snapdragon
    2. Castilleja affinis Hook. & Arn. – indian paintbrush
    3. Castilleja exserta (A.A. Heller) Chuang & Heckard – purple owl’s clover
    4. Mimulus aurantiacus Curtis – bush monkeyflower
    5. Scrophularia californica Cham. & Schldl. – California figwort
  47. Solanaceae
    1. Datura wrightii Regel – jimson weed
    2. Nicotiana glauca Graham – tree tobacco
    3. Solanum americanum Miller
    4. Solanum douglasii Dunal
  48. Tamaricaceae
    1. Tamarix chinensis Lour. – salt-cedar
    2. Tamarix ramosissima Ledeb. – salt-cedar
  49. Urticaceae
    1. Urtica urens L. – dwarf nettle
  50. Verbenaceae
    1. Lantana montevidensis (Sprengel) Briq. – purple lantana
  51. Violaceae
    1. Viola pedunculata Torrey & A. Gray
  52. Viscaceae
    1. Phoradendron macrophyllum (Engelm.) Cockerell – mistletoe
  53. Zygophyllaceae
    1. Tribulus terrestris L. – puncture vine
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