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

ANGIOSPERMS: EUDICOTS

CACTACEAE — Cactus Family
Bergerocactus emoryi (Engelm.) Britton & Rose {SD 83549}
2 2-2-1
VELVET/GOLDEN-CLUB CACTUS
!Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa (Engelm. & Bigelow) F. M. Knuth var. coloradensis (L. Benson) Pinkava {SD 16904}
[Opuntia a. Engelm. & J. Bigelow var. coloradensis L. Benson]
BUCKHORN CHOLLA
Cylindropuntia bigelovii (Engelm.) F. M. Knuth {SD 140507}
[Opuntia b. Engelm. var. b.; O. b. in The Jepson Manual]
TEDDY-BEAR/JUMPING CHOLLA
Cylindropuntia californica (Torrey & A. Gray) F. M. Knuth var. californica {SD 84052}
[Opuntia californica (Torrey & A. Gray) Cov. var. c.; O. parryi Engelm., O. p. var. serpentina (Engelm.) L. Benson; Note: a recent nomenclatural change, not cited in The Jepson Manual; see FNA, vol. 4.]
1B 3-3-2 FSC
SNAKE CHOLLA
Cylindropuntia californica (Torrey & A. Gray) F. M. Knuth var. parkeri (J. Coult.) Pinkava {SD 139640}
[Opuntia californica (Torrey & A. Gray) Cov. var. p. (J. Coult.) Pinkava; O. parryi Engelm., O. p. var. parryi; Note: a recent nomenclatural change, not cited in The Jepson Manual; see see FNA, vol. 4.]
CANE/VALLEY CHOLLA
Cylindropuntia echinocarpa (Engelm. & J. Bigelow) F. M. Knuth {SD 140511}
[Opuntia e. Engelm. & J. Bigelow; O. e. var. e.; O. wigginsii (the latter cited as a possible hybrid between O. ramosissima x O. echinocarpa, listed in CNPS Inventory 2001 as 3 3-1-2]
SILVER CHOLLA
§Cylindropuntia xfosbergii (C. B. Wolf) Rebman, M. A. Baker & Pinkava {SD 140513}
[Opuntia xf. C. B. Wolf; O. bigelovii Engelm. var. hoffmannii Fosb.; see FNA, vol. 4.]
MASON VALLEY CHOLLA
!†Cylindropuntia ganderi (C. B. Wolf) Rebman & Pinkava var. ganderi {SD 140506}
[Opuntia ganderi (C. B. Wolf) Rebman & Pinkava; O. acanthocarpa Engelm. & Bigel. ssp. ganderi Wolf; see FNA, vol. 4.]
GANDER'S CHOLLA
Cylindropuntia prolifera (Engelm.) F. M. Knuth {SD 119422}
[Opuntia p. Engelm.]
COAST CHOLLA
Cylindropuntia ramosissima (Engelm.) F. M. Knuth {SD 84156}
[Opuntia r. Engelm.]
DIAMOND CHOLLA
Cylindropuntia wolfii (L. Benson) M. A. Baker {SD 141961}
[Opuntia w. (L. Benson) M. Baker; O. echinocarpa Engelm. & J. Bigelow var. w. L. Benson; see FNA, vol. 4.]
4 1-1-3
WOLF'S CHOLLA
Echinocactus polycephalus Engelm. & J. Bigelow var. polycephalus {SD 84669} MOHAVE MOUND CACTUS
Echinocereus engelmannii (Engelm.) Lemaire {SD 119571, 141960}
[E. e. var. munzii (Parish) Pierce & Fosberg]
ENGELMANN'S HEDGEHOG CACTUS
Ferocactus cylindraceus (Engelm.) Orc. {SD 113522, 140515}
[F. c. var. c., F. c. var. lecontei (Engelm.) G. E. Lindsay]
CALIFORNIA BARREL CACTUS
Ferocactus viridescens (Torrey & A. Gray) Britton & Rose var. viridescens {SD 113525}
[F. v.; see Lindsay 1996.]
2 1-3-1 FSC
COAST BARREL CACTUS
Mammillaria dioica M. K. Brandegee {SD 118625} FISH-HOOK CACTUS
Mammillaria tetrancistra Engelm. {SD 45875} YAQUI MAMMILLARIA
Opuntia basilaris Engelm. & J. Bigelow var. basilaris {SD 140522}
[O. b. var. ramosa Parish]
BEAVERTAIL CACTUS
Opuntia chlorotica Engelm. & J. Bigelow {SD 141995} PANCAKE PRICKLY-PEAR
!Opuntia engelmannii Engelm. var. engelmannii {SD 159323}
[O. phaeacantha var. discata (Griffiths) L. Benson & Walkington]
ENGELMANN'S PRICKLY-PEAR
*Opuntia ficus-indica (L.) Miller {SD 24620} MISSION PRICKLY-PEAR, INDIAN-FIG
*!†Opuntia leucotricha DC. {SD 148406} NOPAL BLANCO
Opuntia littoralis (Engelm.) Cockerell {SD 84192} COAST PRICKLY-PEAR
*!†Opuntia microdasys (Lehm.) Pfeiff. {SD 143446} BUNNY-EARS CACTUS
Opuntia xoccidentalis Engelm. {SD 13294}
[O. occidentalis Engelm. & Bigel.]
WESTERN PRICKLY-PEAR
Opuntia oricola Philbr. {SD 84053} CHAPARRAL PRICKLY-PEAR
Opuntia phaeacantha Engelm. {SD 134305}
[O. p. var. major Engelm.]
DESERT PRICKLY-PEAR
!Opuntia polyacantha Haworth var. erinacea (Engelm. & J. M. Bigelow) B. D. Parfitt {SD 148677} MOHAVE PRICKLY-PEAR
Opuntia xvaseyi (J. Coulter) Britton & Rose {SD 84054}
[O. littoralis (Engelm.) Cockerell var. vaseyi (J. Coulter) L. Benson]
MESA PRICKLY-PEAR
CAMPANULACEAE - Bellflower Family
§Downingia concolor E. Greene var. brevior McVaugh {SD 119111}
[D. c. ssp. b. (McVaugh) Beauchamp]
1B 3-3-3 CE / FSC
CUYAMACA LAKE DOWNINGIA
Downingia cuspidata Jepson {SD 132873} TOOTHED DOWNINGIA
Githopsis diffusa A. Gray ssp. candida (Ewan) N. Morin {SD 122748}
[G. specularioides Nutt. ssp. candida Ewan]
SAN GABRIEL BLUECUP
Githopsis diffusa A. Gray ssp. diffusa {SD 74710} SOUTHERN BLUECUP
Githopsis diffusa A. Gray ssp. filicaulis (Ewan) N. Morin {SD 135188}
[G. f. Ewan]
3 ?-3-3 FSC
MISSION CANYON BLUECUP
Githopsis specularioides Nutt. {SD 6556} COMMON BLUECUP
Heterocodon rariflorum Nutt. {SD 128625} HETEROCODON
Lobelia cardinalis L. var. pseudosplendens McVaugh {SD 142011}
[L. c. ssp. graminea (Lam.) McVaugh]
WESTERN CARDINAL FLOWER
Lobelia dunnii E. Greene var. serrata (A. Gray) McVaugh {SD 50403} DUNN'S LOBELIA
Nemacladus glanduliferus Jepson var. glanduliferus {SD 118120} GLANDULAR THREADPLANT
Nemacladus glanduliferus Jepson var. orientalis McVaugh {SD 115687} EASTERN GLANDULAR THREADPLANT
Nemacladus longiflorus A. Gray var. breviflorus McVaugh {SD 118131} NOT-SO-LONG LONG-FLOWER THREADPLANT
Nemacladus longiflorus A. Gray var. longiflorus {SD 115237} LONG-FLOWER THREADPLANT
Nemacladus pinnatifidus E. Greene {SD 128628} COMB-LEAF THREADPLANT
Nemacladus ramosissimus Nutt. {SD 67531} NUTTALL'S THREADPLANT
Nemacladus rubescens E. Greene {SD 118122}
[N. r. var. tenuis McVaugh]
CAPILLARY THREADPLANT
Nemacladus sigmoideus G. Robb. {SD 118137} SMALL-FLOWER THREADPLANT
Triodanis biflora (Ruíz Lopez & Pavón) E. Greene {SD 121037}
[T. perfoliata (L.) Nieuwl. var. b. (R. & P.) Bradley]
SMALL VENUS LOOKING-GLASS
CANNABACEAE — Hemp Family
*Cannabis sativa L. {SD 130573} MARIJUANA, HEMP
CAPPARACEAE — Caper Family
[=BRASSICACEAE, SENSU APG II]
!†Cleome hassleriana Chodat {SD 104292}
Cleomella obtusifolia Torrey & Frémont {SD 118111} MOJAVE STINKWEED
Isomeris arborea Nutt. {SD 107580}
[Cleome isomeris E. Greene]
BLADDERPOD
Wislizenia refracta Engelm. ssp. palmeri (A. Gray) C. S. Keller {POM 153427} JACKASS-CLOVER
ANGIOSPERMS: EUDICOTS: BRASSICACEAEANGIOSPERMS: EUDICOTS: CAPRIFOLIACEAE

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