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

ANGIOSPERMS: EUDICOTS

AMARANTHACEAE - Amaranth Family
[INCL. CHENOPODIACEAE]
Allenrolfea occidentalis (S. Watson) Kuntze {SD 138900} IODINE BUSH
Aphanisma blitoides Moq. {SD 112588}
1B 2-2-2 FSC
APHANISMA
*Amaranthus albus L. {SD 124472} WHITE TUMBLEWEED
Amaranthus blitoides S. Watson {SD 54847} PROSTRATE AMARANTH
*!Amaranthus blitum L. {SD 153130} PURPLE AMARANTH
Amaranthus californicus (Moq.) S. Watson {SD 106652} CALIFORNIA AMARANTH
*Amaranthus deflexus L. {SD 112937} LOW AMARANTH
Amaranthus fimbriatus (Torrey) Benth. {SD 118896} FRINGE AMARANTH
*Amaranthus hybridus L. {SD 8010} SLENDER PIGWEED
Amaranthus palmeri S. Watson {SD 23189, 37008} PALMER'S AMARANTH
Amaranthus powellii S. Watson {SD 112940} POWELL'S AMARANTH
*Amaranthus retroflexus L. {SD 53598} ROUGH PIGWEED
*!Amaranthus viridis L. {SD 156807} SLENDER AMARANTH
Arthrocnemum subterminale (Parish) Standley {SD 80395}
[Salicornia subterminalis Parish]
PARISH'S PICKLEWEED
Atriplex argentea Nutt. var. mohavensis M. E. Jones {SD 12210}
[A. a. ssp. expansa (S. Watson) H. M. Hall & Clements]
MOJAVE SILVER SCALE
Atriplex californica Moq. {SD 40179} SHADSCALE, HOARY SALTBUSH
Atriplex canescens (Pursh) Nutt. var. canescens {SD 112468}
[A. c. ssp. c.]
FOUR-WING SALTBUSH/SHADSCALE
Atriplex coulteri (Moq.) D. Dietr. {SD 80462}
1B 2-2-2
COULTER'S SALTBUSH
Atriplex elegans (Moq.) D. Dietr. var. fasciculata (S. Watson) M. E. Jones {SD 26116}
[A. e. ssp. fasciculata (Wats.) Hall & Clem.]
WHEELSCALE
Atriplex hymenelytra (Torrey) S. Watson {SD 119641} DESERT-HOLLY
Atriplex lentiformis (Torrey) S. Watson {SD 124268}
[A. l. ssp. l., A. l. ssp. breweri (S. Watson) H. M. Hall & Clements]
BIG SALTBUSH
Atriplex leucophylla (Moq.) D. Dietr. {SD 80493} SEASCALE, BEACH SALTBUSH
*Atriplex lindleyi DC. {SD 83553} LINDLEY'S SALTBUSH
Atriplex pacifica Nelson {SD 140577} 1B 3-2-2 FSC SOUTH COAST SALTBUSH
!Atriplex parishii S. Watson var. parishii {SD 145481}
Note: previously thought to be extinct.
1B 3-3-2 FSC
PARISH'S BRITTLESCALE
Atriplex polycarpa (Torrey) S. Watson {SD 48452} MANY-FRUIT SALTBUSH
Atriplex prostrata DC. {SD 83503, 121554}
[A. triangularis Willd., A. patula L. ssp. hastata (L.) Hall & Clem.]
SPEARSCALE
*Atriplex rosea L. {SD 106655} TUMBLING ORACLE
*Atriplex semibaccata R. Br. {SD 40204} AUSTRALIAN SALTBUSH
Atriplex serenana Nelson var. serenana {SD 112542} BRACTSCALE
*!Atriplex suberecta I. Verd. {SD 154857} PEREGRINE SALTBUSH
Atriplex watsonii Nelson {SD 40180} WATSON'S SALTBUSH
*Bassia hyssopifolia (Pallas) Kuntze {SD 121546} FIVE-HOOK BASSIA
*Beta vulgaris L. ssp. maritima (L.) Arcangeli {SD 112656}
[Note: only B. v. cited in The Jepson Manual; see Letschert 1993.]
SEA BEET
*Chenopodium album L. {SD 70909} LAMB'S QUARTERS
Chenopodium berlandieri Moq. {SD 48825, 82778}
[C. b. var. sinuatum (Murray) Murray, var. zschackei (Murray) Murray]
PIT-SEED GOOSEFOOT
Chenopodium californicum (S. Watson) S. Watson {SD 141409} CALIFORNIA GOOSEFOOT
*Chenopodium chenopodioides (L.) Aellen {SD 16496} PROSTRATE GOOSEFOOT
!Chenopodium pratericola Rydb. {SD 161427} DESERT GOOSEFOOT
Chenopodium fremontii S. Watson {SD 127322} FREMONT'S GOOSEFOOT
Chenopodium hians Standley {SD 18748, 22067}
[C. incognitum Wahl.]
HIAN'S GOOSEFOOT
*Chenopodium macrospermum Hook. f. {UC 1394432}
[C. m. var. farinosum (S. Watson) J. Howell, var. halophilum (Philippi) Standley]
COAST GOOSEFOOT
*Chenopodium missouriense Aellen {SD 23176} MISSOURI LAMBSQUARTERS
*Chenopodium murale L. {SD 53649} NETTLE-LEAF GOOSEFOOT
*Cycloloma atriplicifolium (Sprengel) J. Coulter {SD 45984} WINGED PIGWEED
*Dysphania ambrosioides (L.) Mosyakin & Clemants {SD 83485}
[Chenopodium a. L.]
MEXICAN TEA
*Dysphania multifida (L.) Mosyakin & Clemants {SD 103861}
[Chenopodium multifidum L.]
CUT-LEAF GOOSEFOOT
*Dysphania pumilio (R. Br.) Mosyakin & Clemants {SD 58921}
[Chenopodium p. R. Br.]
TASMANIAN GOOSEFOOT
*Kochia scoparia (L.) Schrader ssp. scoparia {SD 50935} MEXICAN FIREWEED
Monolepis nuttalliana (Schultes) E. Greene {SD 112597} NUTTALL'S POVERTY WEED
Nitrophila occidentalis (Nutt.) Moq. {SD 22898} AMERICAN NITROPHILA
Salicornia bigelovii Torrey {SD 83562} BIGELOW'S PICKLEWEED
Salicornia depressa Standley {SD 72728}
[S. europaea L. misapp.]
PICKLEWEED, GLASSWORT
*!Salsola kali L. ssp. pontica (Pallas) Mosyakin {SD 23594} RUSSIAN-THISTLE
*!Salsola paulsenii Litvinov {SD 154095} BARBWIRE RUSSIAN-THISTLE
*Salsola tragus L. {SD 83475}
[S. australis R. Br.]
PRICKLY RUSSIAN-THISTLE, TUMBLEWEED
Sarcocornia pacifica (Standley) A. J. Scott {SD 83563}
[Salicornia virginica L. misapp.]
PACIFIC PICKLEWEED
Suaeda calceoliformis (Hook.) Moquin {SD 28191} HORNED SEA-BLITE
Suaeda esteroa W. Ferren & S. Whitmore {SD 145482}
1B 2-2-2
ESTUARY SEA-BLITE
Suaeda nigra (Raf.) J. F. Macbr. {SD 21123}
[S. moquinii (Torrey) E. Greene]
BUSH SEEPWEED
Suaeda taxifolia (Standley) Standley {SD 83496}
[S. californica S. Watson var. pubescens Jepson]
4 1-2-1
WOOLLY SEA-BLITE
Tidestromia suffruticosa (Torr.) Standley var. oblongifolia (S. Watson) Sanchez del Pino & Flores Olvera {SD 130571}
[This variety recognized in FNA, vol. 4; T. o.; T. o. ssp. cryptantha (Wats.) Wiggins]
SALTON SEA HONEYSWEET
ANACARDIACEAE - Sumac or Cashew Family
Malosma laurina (Nutt.) Abrams {SD 127802} LAUREL SUMAC
Rhus integrifolia (Nutt.) Brewer & S. Watson {SD 118571} LEMONADEBERRY
Rhus ovata S. Watson {SD 111473} SUGAR BUSH
Rhus trilobata Torrey & A. Gray {SD 15530, 118139}
[R. t. var. anisophylla (Greene) Jeps., var. quinata (Greene) Jeps., var. pilosissima Eng. in DC, var. simplicifolia (Greene) Bark. (listed in CNPS Inventory 2001, as 2 3-1-1).
Note: some vars., not recog. in The Jepson Manual, have simple leaves.]
SKUNKBRUSH
*Schinus molle L. {SD 20242} PERUVIAN PEPPER TREE
*Schinus terebinthifolius Raddi {SD 34860} BRAZILIAN PEPPER TREE
Toxicodendron diversilobum (Torrey & A. Gray) E. Greene {SD 131235}
[T. radicans (L.) Kuntze ssp. diversilobum (T. & G.) Thorne]
WESTERN POISON-OAK
ANGIOSPERMS: MONOCOTS: PONTEDERIACEAEANGIOSPERMS: EUDICOTS: APIACEAE

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