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

ANGIOSPERMS: MONOCOTS

JUNCACEAE — Rush Family
Juncus acutus L. ssp. leopoldii (Parl.) Snog. {SD 85314}
4 1-2-1
SOUTHWESTERN SPINY RUSH
Juncus ambiguus Guss. {SD 132945}
[J. bufonius L. var. halophilus Buchenau & Fern.]
FASCICULATE TOAD RUSH
Juncus arcticus Willd. var. balticus (Willd.) Trautvetter {SD 112236}
[J. balticus Willd.]
WIRE RUSH
Juncus arcticus Willd. var. mexicanus (Roemer & Schultes) Balslev {SD 106571}
[J. mexicanus Willd.]
MEXICAN RUSH
Juncus bryoides F. J. Herm. {SD 121511} ONE-FLOWER DWARF RUSH
Juncus bufonius L. var. bufonius {SD 132946}
[Note: FNA vol. 22 does not recognize varieties of this species.]
TOAD RUSH
!Juncus bufonius L. var. congestus Wahlenb. {SD 86066}
[Note: FNA vol. 22 does not recognize varieties of this species.]
CLUSTERED TOAD RUSH
Juncus bufonius L. var. occidentalis F. J. Herm. {SD 85953}
[Note: FNA vol. 22 does not recognize varieties of this species; often misidentified as J. sphaerocarpus Nees.]
WESTERN TOAD RUSH
Juncus cooperi Engelm. {SD 155379}
4 1-1-1
COOPER'S RUSH
Juncus dubius Engelm. {SD 132944} MARIPOSA RUSH
!Juncus effusus L. var. austrocalifornicus H. L. Lint ex P.F. Zika {SD 124504} PACIFIC RUSH
!Juncus kelloggii Engelm. {SD 154467} KELLOGG'S DWARF RUSH
!Juncus lesueurii Bol. {RSA 368248} LESUEUR'S RUSH
!Juncus longistylis Torrey {RSA 264608} LONGSTYLE RUSH
Juncus luciensis B. Ertter {SD 121497} LUCIA RUSH
Juncus macrophyllus Cov. {SD 124459} LONG-LEAF RUSH
Juncus oxymeris Engelm. {SD 106863} POINTED RUSH
Juncus patens E. Meyer {SD 136980} SPREADING RUSH
Juncus phaeocephalus Engelm. var. paniculatus Engelm. {SD 17904} BROWN-HEAD RUSH
Juncus rugulosus Engelm. {SD 52510} WRINKLED RUSH
Juncus tenuis Willd. {SD 22143} WESTERN RUSH
Juncus textilis Buchenau {SD 94490} BASKET RUSH
Juncus tiehmii B. Ertter {SD 121502} NEVADA RUSH/TIEHM'S RUSH
Juncus torreyi Cov. {SD 16195} TORREY'S RUSH
Juncus triformis Engelm. {SD 121517} YOSEMITE DWARF RUSH
!Juncus uncialis E. Greene {SD 30896} INCH-HIGH DWARF RUSH
Juncus xiphioides E. Meyer {SD 124461} IRIS-LEAF RUSH
Luzula comosa E. Meyer {SD 94492} COMMON WOOD-RUSH
JUNCAGINACEAE— Arrow-Grass Family
Lilaea scilloides (Poiret) Hauman {SD 80571} FLOWERING QUILL WORT
Triglochin maritima L. {SD 85529}
[T. concinna J. B. Davy]
ARROW-GRASS
LILIACEAE — Lily Family
[SEE ALSO AGAVACEAE, ALLIACEAE, AMARYLLIDACEAE, ASPARAGACEAE, ASPHODELACEAE, CONVALLARIACEAE, HYACINTHACEAE, MELANTHIACEAE, NOLINACEAE, THEMIDACEAE]
Calochortus albus (E. Greene) C. Hitchc. {SD 70320} WHITE GLOBE LILY, FAIRY LANTERN
Calochortus concolor (Baker) Purdy {SD 86548} GOLDEN-BOWL MARIPOSA LILY
Calochortus dunnii Purdy {SD 136445}
1B 2-2-2 CR / FSC
DUNN'S MARIPOSA LILY
Calochortus invenustus E. Greene {SD 111548} SHY MARIPOSA LILY
Calochortus splendens Benth. {SD 130577} SPLENDID MARIPOSA LILY
Calochortus superbus J. Howell {SD 115167} SUPERB MARIPOSA LILY
Calochortus weedii Alph. Wood var. weedii {SD 106458} WEED'S MARIPOSA LILY
Fritillaria biflora Lindley var. biflora {SD 85430} CHOCOLATE LILY
Lilium humboldtii Roezl & Leichtlin ssp. ocellatum (Kellogg) Thorne {SD 115226}
[L. h. var. bloomerianum (Kell.) Jeps., var. ocellatum (Kell.) Elwes.]
4 1-2-3 FSC
OCELLATED LILY
Lilium pardalinum Kellogg ssp. pardalinum {SD 114752} LEOPARD LILY
Lilium parryi S. Watson {SD 115034}
1B 2-2-2 FSC
LEMON LILY
MELANTHIACEAE — Bunch Flower or Camas Family
[LILIACEAE, SENSU THE JEPSON MANUAL]
Veratrum californicum Durand var. californicum {SD 22155} CORN LILY
Zigadenus fremontii (Torrey) S. Watson {SD 85367, 118114}
[Z. f. var. minor (H. & A.) Jeps.]
FREMONT'S CAMAS
Zigadenus venenosus S. Watson var. venenosus {SD 85729} DEATH CAMAS
NOLINACEAE— Nolina Family
[LILIACEAE, SENSU THE JEPSON MANUAL; AGAVACEAE, SENSU FNA; RUSCACEAE, SENSU APG II]
Nolina bigelovii (Torrey) S. Watson {SD 112121} BIGELOW'S BEAR-GRASS
!Nolina cismontana J. C. Dice {SD 117589}
Note: see Hess & Dice 1995.
1B 3-2-3 FSC
PENINSULAR BEAR-GRASS
Nolina interrata H. Gentry {SD 79876}
1B 3-3-2 CE / FSC
DEHESA NOLINA
Nolina parryi S. Watson {SD 104765}
[N. p. ssp. wolfii Munz; N. wolfii (Munz) Munz]
PARRY'S BEAR-GRASS
ORCHIDACEAE — Orchid Family
!Cephalanthera austiniae (A. Gray) A. A. Heller {SD 133868} PHANTOM ORCHID
Corallorrhiza maculata Raf. {SD 119588} SPOTTED CORALROOT
Corallorrhiza striata Lindley {SD 7902} STRIPED CORALROOT
Epipactis gigantea Hook. {SD 127832} STREAM ORCHID
!Piperia cooperi (S. Watson) Rydb. {SD 130879}
4 1-2-2
COOPER'S REIN ORCHID
!Piperia elongata Rydb. {SD 18172} DENSE-FLOWER REIN ORCHID
!Piperia leptopetala Rydb. {SD 120465}
4 1-1-3
NARROW-PETAL REIN ORCHID
!Piperia transversa Suksd. {SD 121026} ROYAL REIN ORCHID
Piperia unalascensis (Sprengel) Rydb. {SD 16259}
[Habenaria u. (Sprengel) S. Watson]
SLENDERSPIRE PIPERIA
Platanthera dilatata (Pursh) L. C. Beck var. leucostachys (Lindley) Luer {SD 112765}
[Habenaria l. (Lindley) S. Watson; P. leucostachys Lindley]
WHITE-FLOWER BOG-ORCHID
Spiranthes porrifolia Lindley {SD 106725}
[S. romanzoffiana Cham. var. p. (Lindley) Ames & Correll]
LADIES' TRESSES
ANGIOSPERMS: MONOCOTS:COMMELINACEAEANGIOSPERMS: MONOCOTS: POACEAE

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