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Checklist of the Vascular Plants of San Diego County
APPENDIX 1
TAXA NOT DOCUMENTED WITH HERBARIUM VOUCHERS
(? = probable misidentification)


ANGIOSPERMS: EUDICOTS

AIZOACEAE — Fig-Marigold Family
*Drosanthemum hispidum (L.) Schwantes ROSEA ICE PLANT
*Lampranthus coccineus (Haw.) N. E. Br.
AMARANTHACEAE — Amaranth Family
[incl. Chenopodiaceae]
*Alternanthera caracasana Kunth. MEXICAN ALTERNANTHERA
*Amaranthus rudis Sauer WESTERN WATER-HEMP
Atriplex serenana Nelson var. davidsonii (Standley) Munz
1B 3-2-2
DAVIDSON'S SALTBUSH
APIACEAE (UMBELLIFERAE) — Carrot Family
?Ammoselinum giganteum J. Coulter & Rose
2 3-1-1
BISNAGA, DESERT SAND-PARSLEY
Perideridia gairdneri (Hook. & Arn.) Mathias ssp. gairdneri
4 1-2-3 FSC
GAIRDNER'S YUMPAH
Sanicula bipinnata Hook. & Arn. POISON SANICLE
APOCYNACEAE — Dogbane Family
*Asclepias curassavica L. BUTTERFLY WEED
*Vinca minor L. COMMON PERIWINKLE
ASTERACEAE (COMPOSITAE) — Sunflower Family
Achillea filipendulina Lam.
*Arctotis stoechadifolia P. Bergius
[A. s. var. grandis (Thunb.) Less.]
BLUE-EYED AFRICAN DAISY
Arnica cordifolia Hook.
[A. c. var. c.]
HEART-LEAF ARNICA
Aster chilensis Nees CALIFORNIA ASTER
Bellis perennis L. ENGLISH DAISY
*Carduus tenuiflorus Curtis SLENDER THISTLE
*Carthamus baeticus (Boiss. & Reuter) Nyman SMOOTH DISTAFF-THISTLE
*Centaurea cyanus L. BACHELOR'S BUTTON, CORNFLOWER
*Centaurea nigrescens Willd. TYROL KNAPWEED
?Chaenactis xantiana A. Gray WHITE DESERT PINCUSHION
?Cirsium brevistylum Cronq. INDIAN THISTLE
?Coreopsis bigelovii (A. Gray) H. M. Hall BIGELOW'S COREOPSIS
Coreopsis douglasii (DC.) H. M. Hall DOUGLAS'S COREOPSIS
?Ericameria palmeri (A. Gray) H. M. Hall var. pachylepis (H. M. Hall) G. L. Nesom
[E. pachylepis (Hall) Urbatsch & Bondy]
BOX SPRING GOLDENBUSH
Erigeron breweri A. Gray var. covillei (E. Greene) G. L. Nesom COVILLE'S FLEABANE
?Eriophyllum ambiguum (A. Gray) A. Gray var. ambiguum BEAUTIFUL WOOLLY SUNFLOWER
*Lactuca sativa L. WILD LETTUCE
Madia elegans Lindley ssp. densifolia (E. Greene) Keck AUTUMN/COMMON MADIA
Malacothrix coulteri A. Gray
[M. c. var. cognata Jepson]
SNAKE'S HEAD
Malacothrix incana (Nutt.) Torrey & A. Gray
4 1-1-3
DUNEDELION, DUNE MALACOTHRIX
Microseris douglasii (DC.) Schultz-Bip. ssp. douglasii DOUGLAS'S MICROSERIS
Stephanomeria virgata Benth. var. virgata VIRGATE WREATH-PLANT
BIGNONIACEAE — Bignonia Family
*Catalpa bignonioides Walt. SOUTHERN CATALPA
BORAGINACEAE — Borage Family
Plagiobothrys leptocladus (E. Greene) I. M. Johnston ALKALI PLAGIOBOTHRYS
Plagiobothrys stipitatus (E. Greene) I. M. Johnston var. micranthus (Piper) I. M. Johnston SMALL-FLOWER POPCORNFLOWER
BRASSICACEAE (CRUCIFERAE) — Mustard Family
Descurainia incisa (A. Gray) Britton ssp. incisa
[D. richardsonii (Sweet) O. Schulz ssp. i.]
CUT-LEAF TANSY-MUSTARD
Erysimum insulare E. Greene ssp. suffrutescens (Abrams) R. A. Price
[E. suffrutescens (Abrams) Rossbach]
4 1-2-3
SUFFRUTESCENT WALLFLOWER
Heterodraba unilateralis (M. E. Jones) E. Greene LADIES' TONGUE MUSTARD
?Lepidium densiflorum Schrader var. pubecarpum (Nelson) Thell. BABY-SEED PEPPERGRASS
Lepidium dictyotum A. Gray var. acutidens A. Gray SHARP-TOOTH PEPPERGRASS
Lepidium dictyotum A. Gray var. dictyotum ALKALI PEPPERGRASS
Lepidium flavum Torrey var. flavum YELLOW PEPPERGRASS
*Rapistrum rugosum (L.) All. WILD TURNIP
Rorippa gambelii (S. Watson) Rollins & Al-Shehbaz
[Cardamine g. S. Watson]
1B 3-3-2 CT / FE
GAMBEL'S BITTERCRESS
Rorippa intermedia (O. Ktze.) Stuckey TALL YELLOW-CRESS
?Rorippa sinuata (Torrey & A. Gray) A. Hitchc. SPREADING YELLOW-CRESS
CACTACEAE — Cactus Family
Echinocereus triglochidiatus Engelm.
[E. t. var. mojavensis (Engelm. & Bigel.) L. Benson]
MOUND/CLARET-CUP CACTUS
Opuntia demissa Griffiths
CAPPARACEAE — Caper Family
[=Brassicaceae, sensu APG II]
Cleome serrulata Pursh ROCKY MOUNTAIN BEE PLANT
CAPRIFOLIACEAE — Honeysuckle Family
[excl. Adoxaceae]
Lonicera interrupta Benth. CHAPARRAL HONEYSUCKLE
CARYOPHYLLACEAE — Pink Family
Sagina saginoides (L.) Karsten ALPINE PEARLWORT
?Spergularia platensis (Cambess.) Fenzl LA PLATA SAND-SPURRY
*Vaccaria hispanica (Miller) Rauschert
[V. pyramidata Medic.]
COW HERB, COCKLE
CONVOLVULACEAE — Morning-Glory Family
Cuscuta salina Engelm. var. salina SALTMARSH DODDER
CUCURBITACEAE — Gourd Family
!Brandegea bigelovii (S. Watson) Cogn. DESERT STAR VINE
*Cucurbita palmata S. Watson COYOTE MELON
LEPTOSPORANGIATE FERNS: DRYOPTERIDACEAE ANGIOSPERMS: EUDICOTS: ERICACEAE

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