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Butte Creek Ecological Preserve

Herbaceous Plants of the BCEP

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Herbaceous Plants
FamilyScientific NameCommon NameNative
AgavaceaeChlorogalum pomeridianum var. pomeridianumWavy-Leaved Soap-PlantYES
AlismataceaeAlisma trivialeWater-PlantainYES
AlliaceaeAllium neapolitanumWhite GarlicNO
AmaryllidaceaeNarcissusDaffodilNO
ApiaceaeAnthriscus caucalisBur-ChervilNO
 Daucus pusillusRattlesnake-WeedYes
 Lomatium utriculatumBladder LomatiumYES
 Sanicula crassicaulisPacific SanicleYES
 Torilis arvensisCommon Hedge-ParsleyNO
ApocynaceaeAsclepias eriocarpaIndian MilkweedYES
 Vinca majorPeriwinkleNO
AraceaeLemna minutaLeast DuckweedYES
AsteraceaeAnthemis arvensisCorn ChamomileNO
 Artemisia douglasianaMugwortYES
 Bidens frondosaSticktightYES
 Carduus pycnocephalusItalian Plumeless-ThistleNO
 Centaurea solstitialisYellow Star-ThistleNO
 Cichorium intybusChicoryNO
 Cirsium vulgareBull ThistleNO
 Conyza canadensisCanadian HorseweedYES
 Erigeron pumilus var. intermediusHairy DaisyYES
 Eriophyllum lanatum var. grandiflorumLarge-Flowered Woolly-SunflowerYES
 Gnaphalium luteoalbumWeedy CudweedNO
 Grindelia hirsutula var. davyiFoothill GumplantYES
 Hedypnois creticaCrete WeedNO
 Heterotheca grandifloraTelegraph-WeedYES
 Hypochaeris glabraSmooth Cat's-EarNO
 Lactuca serriolaPrickly LettuceNO
 Lagophylla glandulosaGlandular HareleafYES
 Lasthenia californicaCalifornia GoldfieldsYES
 Lessingia nemacladaSlender-Stemmed LessingiaYES
 Logfia gallicaNarrow-Leaved FilagoNO
 Madia gracilisSlender TarweedYES
 Matricaria matricarioidesCommon Pineapple-WeedYES
 Micropus californicus var. californicusSlender Cottonweed, Q-TipsYES
 Pseudognaphalium beneolensFragrant CudweedYES
 Psilocarphus tenellusSlender Wooly-MarblesYES
 Senecio vulgarisOld-Man-In-The-SpringNO
 Silybum marianumMilk-ThistleNO
 Solidago velutina subsp. californicaCalifornia GoldenrodYES
 Soliva sessilisLawn BurweedNO
 Sonchus oleraceusCommon Sow-ThistleNO
 Sonchus asper subsp. asperSpiny-Leaved Sow-ThistleNO
 Symphyotrichum chilenseCalifornia AsterYES
 Tragopogon dubiusYellow SalsifyNO
 Uropappus lindleyiSilverpuffsYES
 Xanthium strumariumCockleburYES
BoraginaceaeAmsinckia menziesii var. intermediaCommon FiddleneckYES
 Cryptantha flaccidaWeak-Stemmed CryptanthaYES
 Heliotropium europaeumEuropean HeliotropeNO
 Myosotis latifoliaCommon Forget-Me-NotNO
 Phacelia egenaRock PhaceliaYES
BrassiaceaeBarbarea vernaEarly WintercressNO
 Brassica nigraBlack MustardNO
 Capsella bursa-pastorisShepherd's-PurseNO
 Cardamine oligospermaWestern BittercressYES
 Draba verna subsp. vernaSpring Witlow-GrassYES
 Hirschfeldia incanaMediterranean Hoary-MustardNO
 Lepidium nitidum var. nitidumShining Pepper-GrassYES
 Lepidium strictumUpright Pepper-GrassNO
 Lunaria annuaMoonwort, Money PlantNO
 Nasturtium officinaleWatercressYES
 Rorippa curvisiliquaWestern YellowcressYES
 Thysanocarpus curvipesClasping-Leaved FringepodYES
CallitrichacaeaCallitriche marginataWinged Water-StarwortYES
 Callitriche heterophylla var. bolanderiVariable-Leaved Water-StarwortYES
CaryophyllaceaePetrorhagia dubiaGrass-PinkNO
 Saponaria officinalisBouncing-BetNO
 Scleranthus annuus subsp. annuusKnawelNO
 Silene gallicaWindmill-PinkNO
 Spergularia rubraRuby SandspurryNO
 Stellaria mediaCommon ChickweedNO
 Velezia rigidaVeleziaNO
CeratophyllaceaeCeratophyllum demersumHornwortYES
ChenopodiaceaeChenopodium albumLamb's-QuartersNO
 Dysphania ambrosioidesMexican-TeaNO
 Dysphania botrysJerusalem-OakNO
ConvolvulaceaeCalystegia occidentalis subsp. occidentalisWestern Morning-GloryYES
 Convolvulus arvensisBindweedNO
CrassulaceaeCrassula connataPigmyweedYES
 Crassula tillaeaMossy PigmyweedNO
 Dudleya cymosa subsp. cymosaCanyon DudleyaYES
CyperaceaeCarex barbaraeSanta Barbara SedgeYES
 Carex deweyana subsp. leptopodaShort-Scaled SedgeYES
 Carex fetaGreen-Sheathed SedgeYES
 Carex nudataTorrent SedgeYES
 Carex subfuscaRusty Slender SedgeYES
 Cyperus eragrostisTall CyperusYES
 Cyperus erythrorhizosRed-Rooted CyperusYES
 Cyperus flavescensYellow CyperusNO
 Cyperus strigosusFalse NutsedgeYES
 Eleocharis macrostachyaPale Spike-RushYES
 Lipocarpha micranthaSmall-Flowered LipocarphaYES
ElatinaceaeElatine ambiguaRice-Field WaterwortNO
EuphorbiaceaeChamaesyce maculataSpotted SpurgeNO
 Chamaesyce serpyllifolia subsp. serpyllifoliaThyme-Leaved SpurgeYES
 Croton setigerusTurkey MulleinYES
 Euphorbia peplusPetty SpurgeNO
FabaceaeAcmispon brachycarpusFoothill LotusYES
 Acmispon parviflorusSmall-Flowered LotusYES
 Acmispon americanus var. americanusSpanish LotusYES
 Lathyrus tingitanusTangier PeaNO
 Lupinus albifrons var. albifronsSilver Bush-LupineYES
 Lupinus bicolorBicolored LupineYES
 Lupinus microcarpus var. densiflorusWhite-Whorled LupineYES
 Lupinus nanusSky LupineYES
 Lupinus polycarpusSmall-Flowered LupineYES
 Medicago lupulinaBlack MedickNO
 Medicago polymorphaCommon Bur-CloverNO
 Medicago praecoxMediterranean Bur-CloverNO
 Melilotus albusWhite Sweet-CloverNO
 Melilotus indicusIndian Sweet-CloverNO
 Trifolium dubiumLittle Hop CloverNO
 Trifolium glomeratumSessile-Headed CloverNO
 Trifolium hirtumRose CloverNO
 Trifolium microcephalumSmall-Headed CloverYES
 Trifolium subterraneumSubterranean CloverNO
 Trifolium willdenoviiTomcat CloverYES
 Vicia sativa subsp. nigraGarden VetchNO
 Vicia sativa subsp. sativaGarden VetchNO
 Vicia villosa subsp. variaWinter VetchNO
GentianaceaeCicendia quadrangularisTimwortYES
 Zeltnera venustaCanchalaguaYES
GeraniaceaeErodium brachycarpumShort-Fruited Stork's-BillNO
 Erodium botrysLong-Beaked Stork's-BillNO
 Erodium cicutariumRed-Stemmed FilareeNO
 Erodium moschatumWhite-Stemmed FilareeNO
 Geranium dissectumCut-Leaved GeraniumNO
 Geranium molleDove's-Foot GeraniumNO
HydrocharitaceaeElodea canadensisCanadian WaterweedYES
HypericaceaeHypericum perforatumKlamathweedNO
JuncaceaeJuncus acuminatusSharp-Fruited RushYES
 Juncus articulatusJointed RushYES
 Juncus bufonius var. bufoniusCommon Toad RushYES
 Juncus capitatusLeafy-Bracted Dwarf RushNO
 Juncus effusus var. exiguusShort RushYES
LamiaceaeLamium amplexicauleGiraffeheadNO
 Lycopus americanusCut-Leaved BugleweedYES
 Marrubium vulgareHorehoundNO
 Melissa officinalisLemon-BalmNO
 Mentha arvensisAmerican Wild MintYES
 Mentha pulegiumPennyroyalNO
 Mentha spicata var. spicataSpearmintNO
 Prunella vulgaris var. lanceolataMountain SelfhealYES
 Scutellaria sp.SkullcapYES
 Stachys ajugoides var. rigidaRigid Hedge-NettleYES
 Stachys pycnanthaShort-Spiked Hedge-NettleYES
 Trichostema lanceolatumVinegar-WeedYES
LoasaceaeMentzelia laevicaulisGiant BlazingstarYES
LythraceaeLythrum hyssopifoliaHyssop LoosestrifeNO
MolluginaceaeMollugo verticillataIndian-ChickweedNO
MontiaceaeClaytonia parviflora subsp. parvifloraSmall-Flowered Miner's-LettuceYES
 Claytonia perfoliata subsp. perfoliataCommon Miner's-LettuceYES
MyrsinaceaeAnagallis arvensisScarlet PimpernelNO
OnagraceaeClarkia purpurea subsp. quadrivulneraPurple ClarkiaYES
 Epilobium brachycarpumTall Annual WillowherbYES
 Epilobium canum subsp. latifoliumCalifornia-FuschiaYES
 Epilobium ciliatum subsp. ciliatumFringed WillowherbYES
 Epilobium densiflorumDense-Flowered Spike-PrimroseYES
 Ludwigia peploides subsp. peploidesYellow WaterweedYES
OxalidaceaeOxalis corniculataCreeping Wood-SorrelNO
 Oxalis pes-capraeBermuda-ButtercupNO
PapaveraceaeEschscholzia californica subsp. californicaCalifornia-PoppyYES
PhrymaceaeDiplacus layneaeLayne's Monkey-FlowerYES
Erythranthe bicolorYellow and White Monkey-FlowerYES
Erythranthe cardinalisScarlet Monkey-FlowerYES
 Erythranthe glaucescensShield-Bracked Monkey-FlowerYES
 Erythranthe guttatusSeep Monkey-FlowerYES
 Erythranthe inodoraMusk Monkey-FlowerYES
PlantaginaceaeKickxia elatineSharp-Leaved FluellinNO
 Penstemon heterophyllus var. purdyiPurdy's BeardtongueYES
 Plantago elongataElongate PlantainYES
 Plantago erectaErect PlantainYES
 Plantago lanceolataEnglish PlantainNO
 Plantago majorCommon PlantainNO
 Veronica americanaAmerican Brook LimeYES
PolemoniaceaeCollomia heterophyllaVariable-Leaved CollomiaYES
PolygonaceaeEriogonum nudum var. pubiflorumHairy-Flowered BuckwheatYES
 Eriogonum luteolum var. luteolumWicker BuckwheatYES
 Polygonum aviculare subsp. depressumCommon KnotweedNO
 Persicaria hydropiperWater-PepperNO
 Persicaria lapathifoliaWillow-WeedYES
 Persicaria maculosaLady's-ThumbNO
 Persicaria punctataDotted SmartweedYES
 Rumex crispusCurly DockNO
 Rumex pulcherFiddle DockNO
 Rumex salicifoliusWillow DockYES
RanunculaceaeRanunculus muricatusPrickle-Seeded ButtercupNO
RosaceaeAphanes occidentalisWestern Lady's-MantleYES
 Drymocallis glandulosa subsp. glandulosaSticky CinquefoilYES
RubiaceaeCrucianella angustifoliaCrosswortNO
 Galium aparineCleaversYES
 Galium parisienseWall BedstrawNO
 Galium porrigens var. tenueNarrow-Leaved Climbing BedstrawYES
SaxifragaceaeDarmera peltataIndian-RhubarbYES
ScrophulariaceaeCastilleja attenuataValley-TasselsYES
 Triphysaria eriantha subsp. erianthaJohnnytuckYES
 Verbascum blattariaMoth MulleinNO
 Verbascum thapsusWoolly MulleinNO
SolanaceaeNicotiana acuminata var. multifloraMany-Flowered TobaccoNO
 Solanum americanumAmerican Black NightshadeYES
 Solanum parishiiParish's NightshadeYES
ThemidaceaeBrodiaea californica var. californicaCalifornia BrodiaeaYES
 Brodiaea elegans subsp. elegansElegant BrodiaeaYES
 Dichelostemma capitatum subsp. capitatumBluedicksYES
 Triteleia bridgesiiBridges' TriteleiaYES
TyphaceaeTypha latifoliaBroad-Leaved CattailYES
ViscaceaeArceuthobium campylopodumDwarf Gray Pine MistletoeYES
 Phoradendron serotinum subsp. macrophyllumBig-Leaved MistletoeYES
ZygophyllaceaeTribulus terrestrisPuncture-VineNO