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

ANGIOSPERMS: EUDICOTS

MALVACEAE — Mallow Family
[INCL. STERCULIACEAE]
Abutilon palmeri A. Gray {SD 28703} INDIAN MALLOW
*!Alcea rosea L. {UCR 48080} HOLLYHOCK
Ayenia compacta Rose {SD 105413}
2 2-1-1
CALIFORNIA AYENIA
Eremalche exilis (A. Gray) E. Greene {SD 20891} TRAILING MALLOW
Eremalche rotundifolia (A. Gray) E. Greene {SD 119042} DESERT FIVE-SPOT
Fremontodendron californicum (Torrey) Cov. ssp. californicum {SD 127439}
[F. c.]
CALIFORNIA FREMONTIA/FLANNELBUSH
Fremontodendron mexicanum Davidson {SD 104533}
1B 3-3-2 CR / FE
SOUTHERN FREMONTIA, MEXICAN FLANNELBUSH
Herissantia crispa (L.) Briz. {SD 120062}
2 3-1-1
CURLY ABUTILON
Hibiscus denudatus Benth. {SD 119581} ROCK HIBISCUS, PALE FACE
Horsfordia newberryi (S. Watson) A. Gray {SD 115688}
4 1-1-1
YELLOW FELTPLANT
*Lavatera assurgentiflora Kellogg {SD 117493}
[L. a. ssp. a., ssp. glabra Philbrick]
1B 3-3-3 FSC
Note: native to California but not to San Diego Co.
MALVA ROSA, ISLAND MALLOW
*Lavatera cretica L. {SD 163341} TREE MALLOW. MALVA ROSA
Malacothamnus aboriginum (Robinson) E. Greene {SD 114897}
1B 2-2-3
INDIAN VALLEY BUSHMALLOW
Malacothamnus densiflorus (S. Watson) E. Greene {SD 118472}
[M. d. var. d., var. viscidus (Abrams) Kearney]
MANY-FLOWER BUSHMALLOW
Malacothamnus fasciculatus (Torrey & A. Gray) E. Greene {SD 138113}
[M. f. ssp. f., ssp. laxiflorus (A. Gray) Thorne]
CHAPARRAL BUSHMALLOW
*!Malva neglecta Wallr. {SD 141472} COMMON MALLOW
*Malva nicaeensis All. {SD 113772} BULL MALLOW
*Malva parviflora L. {SD 119069} CHEESEWEED
*!Malva sylvestris L. {SD 131232} HIGH MALLOW
Malvella leprosa (Ortega) Krapov. {SD 71715} ALKALI MALLOW
Sidalcea malviflora (DC.) Benth. ssp. sparsifolia C. Hitchc. {SD 131230} CHECKER-BLOOM
!Sidalcea neomexicana A. Gray {RSA 271179} SALT SPRING CHECKER-BLOOM
Sphaeralcea ambigua A. Gray var. ambigua {SD 83448}
[S. a. ssp. a.]
GRENADINE DESERT/APRICOT MALLOW
Sphaeralcea ambigua A. Gray var. rosacea (Munz & I. M. Johnston) Kearney {SD 11192}
[S. a. ssp. r.]
ROSE DESERT/PARISH'S MALLOW
Sphaeralcea ambigua A. Gray var. rugosa (Kearney) Kearney {SD 11396}
[S. a. ssp. r. Kearney]
THICK-LEAF DESERT MALLOW
Sphaeralcea angustifolia (Cav.) G. Don {SD 115727}
[S. a. ssp. cuspidata (A. Gray) Kearney]
NARROW-LEAF GLOBEMALLOW
MARTYNIACEAE — Unicorn Plant Family
[=PEDALIACEAE, IN APG II]
Proboscidea althaeifolia (Benth.) Decne. {SD 120629}
4 1-1-1
DESERT UNICORN PLANT
!Proboscidea parviflora (Wooton) Wooton & Stanley ssp. parviflora {SD 122720} DEVIL'S CLAW
MELIACEAE — Mahogany Family
*Melia azedarach L. {SD 133905}
[Note: variety umbraculiformis Berckmans listed in Beauchamp 1986, but not cited in The Jepson Manual]
CHINA BERRY, PERSIAN-LILAC
MOLLUGINACEAE — Carpetweed Family
[AIZOACEAE, IN BEAUCHAMP 1986]
*Glinus lotoides L. {SD 101100} LOTUS SWEETJUICE
*Glinus radiatus (Ruíz Lopez & Pavón) Rohrb. {SD 132853} SPREADING SWEETJUICE
*Mollugo cerviana (L.) Ser. {SD 124276} THREAD-STEM CARPETWEED
*Mollugo verticillata L. {SD 24138} INDIAN CARPETWEED
MORACEAE — Mulberry Family
*Ficus carica L. {SD 136541} EDIBLE FIG
MYRTACEAE — Myrtle Family
*!Callistemon viminalis (Soland. ex Gaertn.) Cheel. {SD 155777} BOTTLEBRUSH
*!Chamelaucium uncinatum Schauer {SD 157648} GERALDTON WAXFLOWER
*Eucalyptus camaldulensis Dehnh. {SD 152390} RIVER RED GUM
*Eucalyptus citriodora Hook . {SD 50426} LEMON-SCENT GUM
*Eucalyptus cladocalyx F. Muell. {SD 75995} SUGAR GUM
*Eucalyptus globulus Labill. {SD 76014} BLUE GUM
*!Eucalyptus lehmannii (Schauer) Benth. {SD 163346} BUSHY YATE
*Eucalyptus polyanthemos Schauer {SD 159319} SILVER DOLLAR GUM, RED BOX
*Eucalyptus sideroxylon Cunn. {SD 48581} RED IRON BARK
*Eucalyptus tereticornis Smith {SD 50417}
[E. umbellata (Gaern.) Domin.]
FOREST RED GUM
*!Myrtus communis L. {SD 153077} TRUE MYRTLE
*!Syzygium cf. paniculatum Gaertn. {SD 156810} BRUSH CHERRY
NELUMBONACEAE — Lotus Family
*Nelumbo lutea (Willd.) Pers. {SD 106742} AMERICAN WATER-LILY
NYCTAGINACEAE — Four O'clock Family
Abronia maritima S. Watson {SD 79409}
4 1-2-2
RED SAND-VERBENA
Abronia umbellata Lam. var. umbellata {SD 104477}
[A. u. ssp. u.]
BEACH SAND-VERBENA
Abronia villosa S. Watson var. aurita (Abrams) Jepson {SD 113881}
1B 2-3-3
CHAPARRAL SAND-VERBENA
Abronia villosa S. Watson var. villosa {SD 104478} DESERT SAND-VERBENA
Allionia incarnata L. var. villosa (Standley) Munz {SD 124271} TRAILING WINDMILLS
Boerhavia coccinea Miller {SD 120050} RED RINGSTEM, SCARLET SPIDERLING
Boerhavia coulteri (Hooker f.) S. Watson var. palmeri (S. Watson) Spellenberg {SD 124273} COULTER'S RINGSTEM
Boerhavia intermedia M. E. Jones {SD 124274} FIVE-WING RINGSTEM
Boerhavia wrightii A. Gray {SD 115535} WRIGHT'S RINGSTEM
Mirabilis laevis (Benth.) Curran var. crassifolia (Choisy) Spellenb. {SD 79864}
[M. californica A. Gray; M. c. var. c.]
COASTAL WISHBONE PLANT
Mirabilis laevis (Benth.) Curran var. retrorsa (A. A. Heller) Jepson {SD 120913}
[M. bigelovii A. Gray var. retrorsa (A. A. Heller) Munz]
DESERT WISHBONE PLANT
Mirabilis laevis (Benth.) Curran var. villosa (Kellogg) Spellenb. {SD 120912}
[M. bigelovii A. Gray var. b.; M. b. var. aspera (E. Greene) Munz]
HAIRY WISHBONE PLANT
*Mirabilis jalapa L. var. jalapa {SD 155775} FOUR O'CLOCK
Mirabilis multiflora (Torrey) A. Gray var. pubescens S. Watson {SD 126669} FROEBELL'S FOUR O'CLOCK
Mirabilis tenuiloba S. Watson {SD 14511}
4 1-1-1
LONG-LOBE FOUR O'CLOCK
ANGIOSPERMS: EUDICOTS: LAMIACEAEANGIOSPERMS: EUDICOTS: OLEACEAE

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