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

ANGIOSPERMS: EUDICOTS

SALICACEAE — Willow Family
Populus balsamifera L. ssp. trichocarpa (Torrey & A. Gray) Brayshaw {SD 15524}
[P. t. T. & G. ssp. t.]
BLACK COTTONWOOD
Populus fremontii S. Watson ssp. fremontii {SD 64081}
[P. f. ssp. pubescens Sarg.]
WESTERN COTTONWOOD
Salix exigua Nutt. {SD 73427, 124464}
[S. hindsiana (Rowlee) Ball var. h., var. leucodendroides (Rowlee) Ball, var. parishiana (Rowlee) Ball]
NARROW-LEAF WILLOW
Salix gooddingii C. Ball {SD 14169, 121559}
[S. g. var variabilis C. Ball]
GOODDING'S BLACK WILLOW
Salix laevigata Bebb {SD 11291, 15201}
[S. l. var. araquipa (Jeps.) Ball, var. l.]
RED WILLOW
Salix lasiolepis Benth. {SD 875, 14102}
[S. l. var. bracelinae Ball, var. l.]
ARROYO WILLOW
Salix lucida Muhlenb. ssp. lasiandra (Benth.) E. Murray {SD 14095, 27649}
[S. lasiandra Benth. var. lancifolia (Anderss.) Bebb]
SHINING WILLOW
SAPINDACEAE — Soapberry Family
*!Cupaniopsis anacardioides (A. Rich) Radlk. {SD 153079} CARROTWOOD
*Dodonaea viscosa Jacq. {SD 138810} HOP BUSH
*!Koelreuteria elegans (Seem.) A.C. Sm. {SD 156573} FLAMEGOLD TREE
*!Koelreuteria paniculata Laxm. {SD 152385} GOLDEN RAINTREE
SAXIFRAGACEAE — Saxifrage Family
Boykinia rotundifolia C. Parry {SD 103334}
4 1-1-3
ROUND-LEAF BOYKINIA
!Heuchera abramsii Rydb. {RSA 283281} ABRAMS'S ALUMROOT
§Heuchera brevistaminea Wiggins {SD 99563} 1B 3-1-3 MOUNT LAGUNA ALUMROOT
Heuchera rubescens Torrey var. versicolor (E. Greene) M. G. Stewart {SD 119572}
[H. leptomeria Greene var. peninsularis C. Rosend.]
2 3-1-1
SAN DIEGO ALUMROOT
Jepsonia parryi (Torrey) Small {SD 70322, 111490} COAST JEPSONIA
Lithophragma affine A. Gray {SD 63310}
[L. a. ssp. mixtum R. L. Taylor]
WOODLAND STAR
!Lithophragma bolanderi A. Gray {SD 137621} BOLANDER'S WOODLAND STAR
!Lithophragma glabrum Nutt. {SD 130886} BULBOUS WOODLAND STAR
!Lithophragma heterophyllum (Hook. & Arn.) Torrey & A. Gray {SD 160862} WOODLAND STAR
Lithophragma parviflorum (Hook.) Torrey & A. Gray var. parviflorum {SD 21688}
[L. p.]
PRAIRIE STAR
Saxifraga californica E. Greene {SD 121077} CALIFORNIA SAXIFRAGE
SCROPHULARIACEAE S.S. — Figwort Family
[INCL. MYOPORACEAE]
*Myoporum laetum Forster f. {SD 127820} NGAIO, MOUSEHOLE TREE
Scrophularia californica Cham. & Schldl. ssp. floribunda (E. Greene) Shaw {SD 130529} CALIFORNIA BEE PLANT/FIGWORT
*Verbascum thapsus L. {SD 106601} COMMON MULLEIN
*!Verbascum virgatum Stokes {SD 111585} WAND MULLEIN
SIMAROUBACEAE — Quassia or Simarouba Family
*Ailanthus altissima (Miller) Swingle {SD 141478} TREE-OF-HEAVEN
SIMMONDSIACEAE — Jojoba Family
Simmondsia chinensis (Link.) C. Schneider {SD 83428, 86167} JOJOBA, GOATNUT
SOLANACEAE — Nightshade Family
*!Cestrum nocturnum L. {UCR 73288} NIGHT JESSAMINE
Datura discolor Bernh. {SD 26122} DESERT THORNAPPLE
Datura wrightii Regel {SD 119595} WESTERN JIMSON WEED
Lycium andersonii A. Gray {SD 128499} WATERJACKET
*Lycium barbarum L. {SD 21777} MATRIMONY VINE
Lycium brevipes Benth. var. brevipes {SD 83449} COMMON DESERT THORN
Lycium californicum Nutt. {SD 85403}
4 1-2-1
CALIFORNIA DESERT THORN
Lycium cooperi A. Gray {SD 37356} PEACH DESERT THORN
Lycium fremontii A. Gray {SD 120057} FREMONT'S DESERT THORN
Lycium parishii A. Gray {SD 122434}
2 2-1-1
PARISH'S DESERT THORN
*Lycopersicon esculentum (L.) P. Miller {SD 155752}
[Solanum lycopersicum L.]
GARDEN TOMATO
*!Lycopersicon peruvianum (L.) P. Miller {SD 104758}
[Solanum peruvianum L.]
PERUVIAN TOMATO
*!Nicotiana acuminata Hook. var. multiflora (Philippi) Reiche {SD 154862} MANY-FLOWER TOBACCO
Nicotiana attenuata Torrey {SD 114926} COYOTE TOBACCO
Nicotiana clevelandii A. Gray {SD 115542} CLEVELAND'S TOBACCO
*Nicotiana glauca Graham {SD 129891} TREE TOBACCO
Nicotiana obtusifolia Martens & Galeotti {SD 118893}
[N. trigonophylla Dunal]
DESERT TOBACCO
Nicotiana quadrivalvis Pursh {SD 126691}
[N. bigelovii (Torrey) S. Watson var. wallacei A. Gray]
INDIAN TOBACCO
*!Petunia axillaris (Lam.) B.S.P. {SD 155391} LARGE WHITE PETUNIA
Petunia parviflora A. L. Juss. {SD 132829} WILD PETUNIA
Physalis acutifolia (Miers) Sandw. {SD 114444} WRIGHT'S GROUND-CHERRY
Physalis crassifolia Benth. {SD 119032, 134364}
[P. c. var. c.; P. greenei Vasey & Rose]
GREENE'S GROUND-CHERRY
Physalis hederifolia A. Gray var. fendleri (A. Gray) Cronq. {SD 6931}
[P. h. var. cordifolia (A. Gray) Waterf.]
FENDLER'S GROUNDCHERRY
*Physalis philadelphica Lam. {SD 114442} TOMATILLO
*Physalis pubescens L. var. integrifolia (Dunal) Waterf. {SD 114441} HAIRY GROUNDCHERRY
*Salpichroa origanifolia (Lam.) Baillon {SD 4455} LILY-OF-THE-VALLEY VINE
Solanum americanum Miller {SD 53637}
Note: may be non-native, sensu The Jepson Manual.
WHITE NIGHTSHADE
*!Solanum aviculare Forst. f. {UCR 137542} NEW ZEALAND NIGHTSHADE
*!Solanum carolinense L. {SD 136125} CAROLINA HORSENETTLE
Solanum douglasii Dunal {SD 85384} DOUGLAS'S NIGHTSHADE
*Solanum elaeagnifolium Cav. {SD 115725} WHITE/SILVER-LEAF HORSE-NETTLE
*!Solanum lanceolatum Cav. {SD 158283} LANCE-LEAF NIGHTSHADE
*Solanum marginatum L. {SD 53590} WHITE-MARGIN NIGHTSHADE
*Solanum nigrum L. {SD 26958} BLACK NIGHTSHADE
Solanum parishii A. A. Heller {SD 110300} PARISH'S NIGHTSHADE
*Solanum rostratum Dunal {SD 140538} BUFFALO BUR
*Solanum sarrachoides Sendtner {SD 114437} HAIRY NIGHTSHADE
Solanum umbelliferum Eschsch. {SD 122500} BLUE WITCH
Solanum xanti A. Gray {SD 73375, 15306}
[S. tenuilobatum Parish; S. x. var. hoffmannii Munz, var. intermedium Parish, var. montanum Munz]
CHAPARRAL NIGHTSHADE
STYRACACEAE — Storax Family
Styrax redivivus (Torrey) L. C. Wheeler {SD 128385}
[S. officinalis L. ssp. fulvescens (Eastw.) Thorne; S. o. var. r.]
Note: See Fritsch 1996.
SNOWDROP BUSH
TAMARICACEAE — Tamarisk Family
*Tamarix aphylla (L.) Karsten {SD 138797} ATHEL
*Tamarix chinensis Lour. {SD 85769} FIVE-STAMEN TAMARISK/SALT-CEDAR
*Tamarix gallica L. {SD 36555} FRENCH TAMARISK/SALT-CEDAR
*Tamarix parviflora DC. {SD 99517} SMALL-FLOWER TAMARISK/SALT-CEDAR
*Tamarix ramosissima Ledeb. {SD 106685} TAMARISK/SALT-CEDAR
TROPAEOLACEAE — Nasturtium Family
*Tropaeolum majus L. {SD 133923} GARDEN NASTURTIUM
ANGIOSPERMS: EUDICOTS: ROSACEAEANGIOSPERMS: EUDICOTS: ULMACEAE

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