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

ANGIOSPERMS: EUDICOTS

CROSSOSOMATACEAE — Crossosoma Family
Crossosoma bigelovii S. Watson {SD 121169} BIGELOW'S RAGGED ROCK FLOWER
CUCURBITACEAE — Gourd Family
*Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsum & Nakai var. citroides (L. H. Bailey) Mansf. {SD 152398} CITRON, WATERMELON
Cucurbita foetidissima Kunth {SD 113641} CALABAZILLA
Cucurbita palmata S. Watson {SD 120068} COYOTE MELON
*!Cucurbita pepo L. {SD 97002} PUMPKIN
Marah macrocarpus (E. Greene) E. Greene var. macrocarpus {SD 79414} MANROOT, WILD-CUCUMBER
DATISCACEAE — Datisca Family
Datisca glomerata (C. Presl.) Baillon {SD 106107, 119586} DURANGO ROOT
DIPSACACEAE — Teasel Family
*!Dipsacus fullonum L. {SD 5012}
[D. sativus (L.) Honck.; Note: treated as a synonym of D. sativus in Beauchamp 1986; recognized as a distinct species in The Jepson Manual.]
WILD TEASEL
*Dipsacus sativus (L.) Honck. {SD 113640} FULLER'S TEASEL
*Scabiosa atropurpurea L. {SD 18292} MOURNING-BRIDE
EBENACEAE — Ebony Family
*!Diospyros virginiana L. {SD 160232} AMERICAN PERSIMMON
EHRETIACEAE - Ehretia Family
[=BORAGINACEAE, APG II]
Tiquilia canescens (DC.) A. Richardson var. canescens {SD 138913} SHRUBBY COLDENIA
Tiquilia palmeri (A. Gray) A. Richardson {SD 118382} PALMER'S COLDENIA
Tiquilia plicata (Torrey) A. Richardson {SD 118876} PLICATE COLDENIA
ELAEAGNACEAE — Oleaster Family
*Elaeagnus angustifolia L. {SD 136225} OLEASTER, RUSSIAN-OLIVE
ELATINACEAE — Waterwort Family
!Bergia texana (Hook.) Seub. {SD 136226} TEXAS BERGIA
Elatine brachysperma A. Gray {SD 113384} SHORT-SEED WATERWORT
Elatine californica A. Gray {SD 106533} CALIFORNIA WATERWORT
!Elatine rubella Rydb. {RSA 134217} SOUTHWESTERN WATERWORT
ERICACEAE — Heath Family
Arbutus menziesii Pursh {SD 137793} PACIFIC MADRONE
Arctostaphylos glandulosa Eastw. ssp. adamsii (Munz) Munz {SD 111472} LAGUNA MOUNTAIN MANZANITA
Arctostaphylos glandulosa Eastw. ssp. crassifolia (Jepson) P. Wells {SD 130892}
1B 3-3-2
FE DEL MAR MANZANITA
!Arctostaphylos glandulosa Eastw. ssp. zacaensis (Eastw.) P. Wells {SD 73373} ZACA LAKE MANZANITA
Arctostaphylos glauca Lindley {SD 119055}
[A. g. var. puberula J. T. Howell.]
BIG-BERRY MANZANITA
§Arctostaphylos otayensis Wiesl. & B. Schreiber {SD 140570}
1B 3-2-3 FSC
OTAY MANZANITA
!Arctostaphylos parryana Lemmon ssp. deserticum J. E. Keeley, L. M. Boykin, & Massihi {RSA 633774} PARRY MANZANITA
Arctostaphylos patula E. Greene {SD 85604}
[A. p. ssp. platyphylla (A. Gray) P. Wells]
GREEN-LEAF MANZANITA
Arctostaphylos pringlei C. Parry ssp. drupacea (C. Parry) P. Wells {SD 128532} PINK-BRACT MANZANITA
Arctostaphylos pungens Kunth {SD 106766} POINT-LEAF MANZANITA
!Arctostaphylos rainbowensis J. Keeley & Massihi {SD 135208}
[In San Diego County this taxon previously recognized as A. peninsularis P. Wells ssp. p.]
1B 3-3-3
Note: see Keeley & Massihi 1994.
RAINBOW MANZANITA
Chimaphila menziesii (D. Don) Sprengel {SD 119589} LITTLE PRINCE'S PINE
Comarostaphylis diversifolia (C. Parry) E. Greene ssp. diversifolia {SD 129803}
1B 2-2-2 FSC
SUMMER-HOLLY
!Comarostaphylis diversifolia (C. Parry) E. Greene ssp. planifolia (Jepson) G. D. Wallace {SD 134671} FLAT-LEAF SUMMER-HOLLY
Ornithostaphylos oppositifolia (C. Parry) Small {SD 128497}
2 3-3-1 CC
BAJA CALIFORNIA BIRDBUSH
!Pterospora andromedea Nutt. {SD 129802} PINEDROPS
Pyrola picta Smith {SD 119585, SD 143455} WHITE-VEIN WINTERGREEN
Rhododendron occidentale (Torrey & A. Gray) A. Gray {SD 120544} WESTERN AZALEA
Vaccinium ovatum Pursh {SD 118363} CALIFORNIA HUCKLEBERRY
Xylococcus bicolor Nutt. {SD 84672} MISSION MANZANITA
EUPHORBIACEAE — Spurge Family
Acalypha californica Benth. {SD 122401} CALIFORNIA COPPERLEAF
Bernardia myricifolia (Scheele) S. Watson {SD 86170}
[B. incana Mort.]
WESTERN BERNARDIA
!Chamaesyce abramsiana (Wheeler) Koutnik {SD 160834}
23-2-1
ABRAM'S SANDMAT
Chamaesyce albomarginata (Torrey & A. Gray) Small {SD 99515} WHITE-MARGIN SANDMAT
Chamaesyce arizonica (Engelm.) J. C. Arthur {SD 83429}
2 2-1-1
ARIZONA SPURGE
*!Chamaesyce hypericifolia (L.) Millsp. {SD 157647} GRACEFUL SANDMAT
*Chamaesyce maculata (L.) Small {SD 53652} SPOTTED SPURGE
Chamaesyce melanadenia (Torrey) Millsp. {SD 128787} RATTLESNAKE SPURGE
Chamaesyce micromera (Engelm.) Wooton & Standley {SD 118890} SONORA SANDMAT
*Chamaesyce nutans (Lagasca) Small {SD 160833} LARGE SPURGE
Chamaesyce pediculifera (Engelm.) Rose & Standley {SD 62178} LOUSE SPURGE
Chamaesyce polycarpa (Benth.) Millsp. {SD 14686, 19870}
[C. p. var. hirtella (Boiss.) Parish]
SMALL-SEED SANDMAT
*!Chamaesyce serpens (Kunth) Small {SD 136288} CREEPING SPURGE
Chamaesyce serpyllifolia (Pers.) Small ssp. hirtula (S. Watson) Koutnik {SD 115723}
[C. s. var. h.]
HAIRY THYME-LEAF SPURGE
Chamaesyce serpyllifolia (Pers.) Small ssp. serpyllifolia {SD 124521}
[C. s. var. s.]
THYME-LEAF SPURGE
Chamaesyce setiloba (Torrey) Millsp. {SD 122405} YUMA SPURGE
Croton californicus Muell. Arg. {SD 76077, 85281, 141368}
[C. c. var. mohavensis Ferg., var. tenuis (Wats.) Ferg.]
CALIFORNIA CROTON
Croton setigerus Hook. {SD 129874}
[Eremocarpus s. (Hook.) Benth.]
Note: see Webster 1992.
DOVEWEED
!Ditaxis californica (Brandegee) Pax & K. Hoffm. {SD 148380}
3 ?-2-3 FSC
Note: this taxon may be a glabrous form of D. neomexicana and requires further study; personal communication, Yocupitzia Ramirez.
CALIFORNIA DITAXIS
Ditaxis lanceolata (Brandegee) Pax & K. Hoffm. {SD 121082}
[Argythamnia l. (Benth.) Muell. Arg.]
DESERT SILVERBUSH
!Ditaxis neomexicana (Muell. Arg.) A. A. Heller {SD 148381}
[Argythamnia n. Muell. Arg.]
NEW MEXICO DITAXIS
Euphorbia crenulata Engelm. {SD 113527} CHINESE CAPS
*!Euphorbia cyathophora Murray {SD 155380} FIRE-ON-THE-MOUNTAIN
Euphorbia eriantha Benth. {SD 119638} BEETLE SPURGE
*!Euphorbia graminea Jacq. {SD 155382} GRASS-LEAF SPRUGE
*Euphorbia lathyris L. {SD 115659} CAPER SPURGE, GOPHER PLANT
Euphorbia misera Benth. {SD 79872}
2 2-2-1
CLIFF SPURGE
Euphorbia palmeri S. Watson {SD 118655} WOOD SPURGE
*Euphorbia peplus L. {SD 53661} PETTY SPURGE
Euphorbia spathulata Lam. {SD 131240} RETICULATE-SEED SPURGE
*Ricinus communis L. {SD 118604} CASTOR BEAN
Stillingia linearifolia S. Watson {SD 118664} LINEAR-LEAF STILLINGIA
Stillingia spinulosa Torrey {SD 83454} ANNUAL STILLINGIA
ANGIOSPERMS: EUDICOTS: CAPRIFOLIACEAEANGIOSPERMS: EUDICOTS: FABACEAE

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