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Checklist of the Vascular Plants of San Diego County
Documented with Herbarium Vouchers

SEED PLANTS

CONIFERS

CUPRESSACEAE — Cypress Family
Calocedrus decurrens (Torrey) Florin {SD 112370} CALIFORNIA INCENSE CEDAR
Cupressus arizonica E. Greene ssp. arizonica {SD 98741}
[C. a. ssp. stephensonii (C. B. Wolf) Beauchamp; C. stephensonii C. B. Wolf]
1B 3-3-3 FSC
CUYAMACA CYPRESS
Cupressus forbesii Jepson {SD 98746}
[C. guadalupensis ssp. f. (Jeps.) Beauchamp]
1B 3-3-2 FSC
TECATE CYPRESS
Juniperus californica Carrière {SD 19748} CALIFORNIA JUNIPER
PINACEAE — Pine Family
Abies concolor (Gordon & Glend.) Lindley {SD 132521}
[A. c. ssp. c.]
WHITE FIR
!Pinus attenuata Lemmon {SD 162001} KNOBCONE PINE
Pinus coulteri D. Don {SD 137992} COULTER PINE
Pinus jeffreyi Grev. & Balf. {SD 12530, 112158} JEFFREY/YELLOW PINE
Pinus lambertiana Douglas {SD 16376} SUGAR PINE
Pinus monophylla Torrey & Frémont {SD 12994} SINGLE-LEAF PINYON
Pinus ponderosa Laws. {SD 16243} PACIFIC PONDEROSA PINE
Pinus quadrifolia Parl. {SD 85608} PARRY PINYON
Pinus torreyana Carrière {SD 112168}
1B 3-2-3 FSC
Note: endemic to San Diego Co. if treated as P. t. ssp. t.
TORREY PINE
Pseudotsuga macrocarpa (Vasey) Mayr {SD 40365} BIG-CONE DOUGLAS FIR


GNETALES

EPHEDRACEAE — Ephedra Family
Ephedra aspera S. Watson {SD 85434} BOUNDARY EPHEDRA
Ephedra californica S. Watson {SD 86074} CALIFORNIA EPHEDRA
Ephedra fasciculata Nelson var. clokeyi (Cutler) Clokey {SD 24457} CLOKEY'S EPHEDRA
Ephedra nevadensis S. Watson {SD 120711} NEVADA EPHEDRA
Ephedra trifurca Torrey {UC 1005090} THREE-FORK EPHEDRA
Ephedra viridis Cov. {SD 83544}
[E. v. var. v.]
GREEN EPHEDRA


ANGIOSPERMS: MAGNOLIIDS-LAURALES

CALYCANTHACEAE — Sweet Shrub or Calycanthus Family
!Calycanthus occidentalis Hook. & Arn. {SD 130564} SWEET SHRUB, SPICEBUSH
LAURACEAE — Laurel Family
*!Cinnamomum camphora (L.) J. Presl. {SD 154859} CAMPHOR TREE
Umbellularia californica (Hook. & Arn.) Nutt. {SD 70925} CALIFORNIA BAY


ANGIOSPERMS: MAGNOLIIDS-PIPERALES

SAURURACEAE — Lizard's Tail Family
Anemopsis californica (Nutt.) Hook. & Arn. {SD 126665} YERBA MANSA


ANGIOSPERMS: CERATOPHYLLALES

CERATOPHYLLACEAE — Hornwort Family
Ceratophyllum demersum L. {SD 106715} HORNWORT


ANGIOSPERMS: MONOCOTS

AGAVACEAE — Agave Family
[LILIACEAE, SENSU THE JEPSON MANUAL]
Agave deserti Engelm. var. deserti {SD 140503}
[A. d. spp. d.; Note: subspecies recognized by Gentry 1978.]
DESERT AGAVE
Agave shawii Engelm. var. shawii {SD 79406}
[A. s. ssp. s.; Note: subspecies recognized by Gentry 1978.]
2 3-3-1 FSC
SHAW'S AGAVE
Hesperocallis undulata A. Gray {SD 118110} DESERT LILY
Hesperoyucca whipplei (Torrey) Trel. {SD 111488}
[Yucca whipplei Torrey]
CHAPARRAL CANDLE
Yucca schidigera K. E. Ortgies {SD 131292} MOHAVE YUCCA
ALISMATACEAE — Water-Plantain Family
Alisma plantago-aquatica L. {SD 152407}
[A. triviale Pursh]
WATER-PLANTAIN
Echinodorus berteroi (Sprengel) Fassett {SD 141451} BURHEAD
!Sagittaria montevidensis Cham. & Schldl. ssp. calycina (Engelm.) C. Bogin {SD 140602} HOODED ARROWHEAD
ALLIACEAE — Onion Family
[LILIACEAE, SENSU THE JEPSON MANUAL]
Allium amplectens Torrey {SD 122737} PAPER ONION
Allium campanulatum S. Watson {SD 85956} SIERRA ONION
Allium fimbriatum S. Watson var. fimbriatum {SD 122366} DESERT ONION
Allium haematochiton S. Watson {SD 129859} RED-SKIN ONION
Allium lacunosum S. Watson var. davisiae (M. E. Jones) D. McNeal & F. Ownby {SD 131289} JONES'S ONION
!Allium lacunosum S. Watson var. lacunosum {RSA 561861} PITTED ONION
Allium parryi S. Watson {SD 128559}
[A. fimbriatum S. Watson var. p. (S. Watson) F. Ownby & Aase]
PARRY'S ONION
Allium peninsulare Lemmon var. peninsulare {SD 99529} RED-FLOWER ONION
Allium praecox Brandegee {SD 85423} EARLY ONION
*!Nothoscordum gracile (Dryander) Stearn {SD 45366}
[N. inodorum (Aiton) Nicholson; see Stearn 1986.]
YELLOW FALSE-GARLIC
AMARYLLIDACEAE — Amaryllis Family
[LILIACEAE, SENSU JEPSON ONLINE INTERCHANGE]
*!Amaryllis belladonna L. {SD 143685} BELLADONNA-LILY
*!Narcissus pseudonarcissus L. {SD 154131} NARCISSUS
*!Narcissus tazetta L. {SD 159321} CREAM NARCISSUS
APONOGETONACEAE — Cape-Pondweed Family
*Aponogeton distachyos L. f. {SD 120702}
[A. distachyon; variant spelling]
CAPE-PONDWEED
ARACEAE — Arum/Duckweed Family [INCL. LEMNACEAE]
Lemna gibba L. {SD 114846} SWOLLEN DUCKWEED
Lemna minor L. {SD 114840} COMMON DUCKWEED
Lemna minuta Kunth {SD 130876}
[L. minuscula Herter]
LEAST DUCKWEED
Lemna turionifera Landolt {SD 117597} TURION DUCKWEED
Lemna valdiviana Philippi {SD 115787} VALDIVIA DUCKWEED
Spirodela punctata (G. Meyer) C. Thompson {SD 114817} DUCKMEAT
Wolffia borealis (Hegelm.) Landolt & O. Wildi {SD 105410} NORTHERN WATER-MEAL
Wolffia columbiana Karsten {SD 117146} COLUMBIAN WATER-MEAL
Wolffia globosa (Roxb.) Hartog & Plas {SD 129774} ASIAN WATER-MEAL
*Zantedeschia aethiopica (L.) Sprengel {SD 122674} CALLA-LILY
ARECACEAE (PALMAE) — Palm Family
*Phoenix canariensis Chaubaud {SD 144520} CANARY ISLAND DATE PALM
*!Syagrus romanzoffiana (Chamisso) Glassman {SD 152408} QUEEN PALM
Washingtonia filifera (André) H. Wendl. {SD 16442} CALIFORNIA FAN PALM
*!Washingtonia robusta H. Wendl. {SD 144521} MEXICAN FAN PALM
ASPARAGACEAE — Asparagus Family
[LILIACEAE, SENSU THE JEPSON MANUAL]
*Asparagus asparagoides (L.) Druce {SD 115696} FLORIST'S-SMILAX
*!Asparagus densiflorus (Kunth) Jessop {SD 153064} SPRENGER'S ASPARAGUS-FERN
*Asparagus officinalis L. {SD 16029}
[A. o. ssp. o.]
GARDEN ASPARAGUS
*Asparagus setaceus (Kunth) Jessop {SD 118576} ASPARAGUS -FERN
ASPHODELACEAE — Asphodel Family
[LILIACEAE, SENSU THE JEPSON MANUAL; ALOEACEAE, SENSU FNA]
*!Aloe xschonlandii Baker {SD 136448} ALOE
*Asphodelus fistulosus L. {SD 130579} HOLLOW-STEM ASPHODEL
LYCOPHYTES: ISOETACEAE ANGIOSPERMS: MONOCOTS:COMMELINACEAE

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