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

ANGIOSPERMS: MONOCOTS

PONTEDERIACEAE — Pickerel Weed Family
*Eichhornia crassipes (C. Martius) Solms-Laubach {SDSU 12326} WATER HYACINTH
POTAMOGETONACEAE — Pondweed Family
[INCL. RUPPIACEAE]
*!Potamogeton crispus L. {SD 156812} CRISPATE-LEAF PONDWEED
Potamogeton foliosus Raf. ssp. foliosus {SD 112173}
[P. f. var. f.]
LEAFY PONDWEED
Potamogeton illinoensis Morong {SD 112174} SHINING PONDWEED
Potamogeton nodosus Poiret {SD 106477} LONG-LEAF PONDWEED
Potamogeton pusillus L. ssp. pusillus {SD 106906}
[P. p. var. p.]
SMALL PONDWEED
!Potamogeton pusillus L. ssp. tenuissimus Mert. & Koch {SD 161992}
[P. p. var. t.]
SMALL PONDWEED
Ruppia maritima L. {SD 120696} BEADFRUIT SEA-TASSEL
Stuckenia pectinata (L.) Börner {SD 110294}
[Potamogeton pectinatus L.]
FENNEL-LEAF PONDWEED
THEMIDACEAE — Brodiaea Family
[LILIACEAE, SENSU THE JEPSON MANUAL]
Bloomeria clevelandii S. Watson {SD 120522}
[Muilla c. (S. Watson) Hoover]
1B 2-3-2 FSC
SAN DIEGO GOLDENSTAR
Bloomeria crocea (Torrey) Coville var. crocea {SD 70316}
[B. c. ssp. c.]
COMMON GOLDENSTAR
Brodiaea coronaria (Salisbury) Engler ssp. coronaria {SD 637}
[B. c. var. c.]
CROWN BRODIAEA
!Brodiaea elegans Hoover ssp. elegans {SD 141360} HARVEST BRODIAEA
Brodiaea filifolia S. Watson {SD 102754}
1B 3-3-3 CE / FT
THREAD-LEAF BRODIAEA
Brodiaea orcuttii (E. Greene) Baker {SD 132934}
1B 1-3-2 FSC
ORCUTT'S BRODIAEA
Brodiaea terrestris Kellogg ssp. kernensis (Hoover) T. Niehaus {SD 112437}
Note: all San Diego County specimens previously identified as B. jolonensis Eastw. appear to be this taxon; personal commmunication T. Chester and W. Armstrong.
DWARF BRODIAEA
Dichelostemma capitatum Alph. Wood ssp. capitatum {SD 80633}
[D. pulchellum (Salisb.) Heller]
BLUE DICKS
!Dichelostemma capitatum Alph. Wood ssp. pauciflorum (Torrey) Keator {SD 145480}
[D. pulchellum (Salisb.) Heller]
FEW-FLOWER BLUE DICKS
Muilla maritima (Torrey) S. Watson {SD 122367} COMMON MUILLA
TYPHACEAE — Cattail Family
[INCL. SPARGANIACEAE]
Sparganium eurycarpum Engelm. {SD 134174} BROAD-FRUIT BUR-WEED
!Typha angustifolia L. {UCR 43748} NARROW-LEAF CATTAIL
Typha domingensis Pers. {SD 118575} SOUTHERN CATTAIL
Typha latifolia L. {SD 122815} BROAD-LEAF CATTAIL
ZANNICHELLIACEAE — Horned-Pondweed Family
[=POTAMOGETONACEAE, SENSU APG II]
Zannichellia palustris L. {SD 106643} HORNED-PONDWEED
ZOSTERACEAE — Eel-Grass Family
Phyllospadix scouleri Hook. {SD 90483} SCOULER'S SURF-GRASS
Phyllospadix torreyi S. Watson {SD 112179} TORREY'S SURF-GRASS
Zostera marina L. {SD 117840} COMMON EEL-GRASS


ANGIOSPERMS: EUDICOTS

ACANTHACEAE — Acanthus Family
!Carlowrightia arizonica A. Gray {CAS-DS, Bourell 3509}
2 3-2-1
ARIZONA CARLOWRIGHTIA
Justicia californica (Benth.) D. Gibson {SD 122440} CHUPAROSA, BELOPERONE
ACERACEAE — Maple Family
[=SAPINDACEAE, SENSU APG II]
Acer macrophyllum Pursh {SD 120545} BIG-LEAF MAPLE
Acer negundo L. var. californicum (Torrey & A. Gray) Sarg. {SD 126576} CALIFORNIA BOX-ELDER
ADOXACEAE — Adoxa Family
[CAPRIFOLIACEAE, IN THE JEPSON MANUAL]
Sambucus mexicana C. Presl {SD 71724, 126700}
[S. caerulea Raf.]
BLUE ELDERBERRY
AIZOACEAE — Fig-Marigold Family
[SEE ALSO MOLLUGINACEAE]
*Aptenia cordifolia (L. f.) N. E. Br. {SD 24323}
[Including red hybrid cultivar "Red Apple"]
BABY SUN ROSE, SHRUBBY DEWPLANT
*Carpobrotus chilensis (Molina) N. E. Br. {SD 40036}
[C. aequilaterus (Haw.) N. E. Br.]
SEA-FIG
*Carpobrotus edulis (L.) N. E. Br. {SD 52569} HOTTENTOT-FIG
*Cypselea humifusa Turpin {SD 124511} PANAL
*Malephora crocea (Jacq.) Schwantes var. crocea {SD 152123}
[Variety recognized in FNA, vol. 4]
CROCEA ICEPLANT
*Malephora crocea (Jacq.) Schwantes var. purpureocrocea (Haworth) H. Jacobsen & Schwantes {SD 157640} PURPLE MALEPHORA
*Mesembryanthemum crystallinum L. {SD 112946} CRYSTALLINE ICEPLANT
*Mesembryanthemum nodiflorum L. {SD 80491} SLENDER-LEAF ICEPLANT
!†Sesuvium portulacastrum (L.) L. {SD 5675} SEA-PURSLANE
Sesuvium verrucosum Raf. {SD 16346} WESTERN SEA-PURSLANE
*Tetragonia tetragonioides (Pallas) Kuntze {SD 80396} NEW ZEALAND-SPINACH
ANGIOSPERMS: MONOCOTS: POACEAEANGIOSPERMS: EUDICOTS: AMARANTHACEAE

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