PLANTS OF ORANGE COUNTY

Chaparral

Mini description of chaparral

 
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California Sagebrush

Artemisia californica

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Poison Oak

Toxicodendron diversilobum

Black Sage

Salvia mellifera

Bush Monkey Flower

Mimulus aurantiacus

California Buckwheat

Eriogonum fasciculatum

California Coffeeberry/Buckthorn

Rhamnus californica

Ceonothus

Ceonothus spp.

Deerweed

Acmispon glaber

(previously Lotus scoparius)

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Chamise

Adenostoma fasciculatum

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Scrub Oak

Quercus berberidifolia

Dodder

Cuscuta californica

Fuchsia-Flower Gooseberry

Ribes speciosum

Hummingbird Sage

Salvia spathacea

Islay/Hollyleaf Cherry

Prunus ilicifolia

Laurel sumac

Malosma laurina

Lemonade Berry

Rhus integrifolia

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Chaparral Yucca

Hesperoyucca whipplei

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Toyon

Heteromeles arbutifolia

Manzanita

Arctostophylos ssp.

Mountain Mahogany

Cercocarpus spp.

Purple Sage

Salvia leucophylla

Sugar Bush

Rhus ovata

White Sage

Salvia apiana

Wild Cucumber

Marah fabaceus

Coastal "Beach" Dune

Mini description of coastal dunes

 
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Beach Morning Glory

Calystegia soldanella

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Crystaline Iceplant/Common Iceplant

Mesembryanthemum crystallinum

Beach Bur/Sand Bur

Ambrosia chamissonis

Beach Evening Primrose

Camissonia cheiranthifolia

California Poppy

Eschsholzia californica

Coast Goldenbush
/Menzies' Goldenbush

Isocoma menziesii

Coast Woollyheads

Nemacaulis denudata

Common Yarrow

Achillea millefolium

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Beach Saltbush

Atriplex leucophylla

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Pampas Grass

Cortaderia selloana

Dune Buckwheat/Seacliff Buckwheat

Eriogonum parvifolium

Giant Coreopsis

Coreopsis gigantea

Giant Wildrye

Elymus condensatus

Hottentot-fig/Highway Iceplant

Carpobrotus edulis

Hummingbird Sage

Salvia spathacea

Red Sand Verbena

Abronia maritima

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Beach/Pink Sand Verbena

Abronia umbellata

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Saltgrass

Distichlis spicata

Sandcarpet

Cardionema ramosissimum

Sea Cliff Daisy/Cliff Aster

Malacothrix saxatilis

Sea/Seaside Fiddleneck

Amsinckia spectabilis

Sea Rocket

Cakile maritima

Seaside Heliotrope

Heliotropium curvassavicium

Western Wagweed

Ambrosia psilostachya

Coastal Sage Scrub

Mini description of CSS

 
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Black Sage

Salvia mellifera

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Coastal Prickly Pear

Opuntia littoralis

Bladderpod

Peritoma arborea

Bush/Chaparral Mallow

Malacothamnus fasciculatus

Bush Monkeyflowers

Mimulus aurantiacus

California Sagebrush

Artemisia californica

California Scrub Oak

Quercus berberidifolia

Chaparral Yucca

Hesperoyucca whipplei

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Coyote Bush

Baccharis pilularis

Clif Spurge

Euphorbia misera

Coast Brittlebush/Bush Sunflower

Encelia californica

Coast/Menzies' Goldenbush

Isocoma menziesii

Coastal Sage Scrub Oak/

Nuttall's Scrub Oak

Quercus dumosa

Deerweed

Acmispon glaber

Fuchsia-Flower Gooseberry

Ribes speciosum

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Coastal Cholla

Cylindropuntia prolifera

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Lemonade Berry

Rhus integrifolia

Giant Coreopsis

Coreopsis gigantea

Laurel Sumac

Malosuma laurina

Purple Sage

Salvia Leucophylla

Redberry/Spiny Redberry

Rhamnus crocea

Saw-tooth Goldenbush

Hazardia squarrosa

Toyon/California Holly

Heteromeles arbutifolia

White Sage

Salvia apiana

Grassland

Mini description

 
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California Everlasting/Cudweed

Pseudognaphalium californicum

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Golden Stars

Bloomeria crocea

Bent Grass

Agrostris spp.

Blue Dicks

Dichelostemma capitatum

Blue-Eyed Grass

Sisyrinchium bellum

Brome Grass

Bromus spp.

California Black Walnut

Juglans californica

California Deer Grass

Muhlenbergia rigens

California Goldfields

Lasthenia californica

California Scrub Oak

Quercus berberidifolia

Catalina Mariposa Lily

Calochortus catalinae

Clover

Trifolium spp.

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California Poppy

Eschschozia californica

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Splendid Mariposa Lily

Calochortus splendens

Coastal Live Oaks

Quercus agrifolia

Dove Weed/Turkey Mullein

Eremocarpus setiger

Fascicled Tarweed

Hemizonia fasciculata

Fiddleneck

Amsinckia menziesii

Giant Wild Rye

Leymus condensatus

Ground Pink

Linanthus Dianthiflorus

Gumplant

Grindelia camporum

Italian Ryegrass

Lolium multiflorum

Meadow Barley

Hordeum Brachyantherum

Miniature Lipine

Lupinus bicolor

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Caterpillar Phacelia

Phacelia cicutaria

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Yarrow

Achillea millifolium

Needlegrass

Nassella spp.

Plantain

Plantago erecta

Poison Oak

Toxicodendron diversilobum

Popcorn Flower

Plagiobothrys nothofolvus

Purple Owl's Clover

Castilleja exserta

Shooting Stars

Dodecatheon clevelandii

Small-Flowered Melic Grass

Melica imperfecta

Wild Oats

Avena fatua

Wishbone Brush

Mirabilis laevis

Oak Woodland

Mini description

 
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Bush Monkey Flower

Mimulus aurantiacus

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Chamise

Adenostoma fasciculatum

Black Sage

Salvia mellifera

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California Buckwheat

Eriogonum fasciculatum

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Chaparral Yucca

Yucca whipplei

Ceonothus

Ceonothus spp.

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California Coffeeberry/Buckthorn

Rhamnus californica

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Deerweed

Acmispon glaber

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Riparian

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Bush Monkey Flower

Mimulus aurantiacus

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Ceonothus

Ceonothus spp.

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California Buckwheat

Eriogonum fasciculatum

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Chaparral Yucca

Yucca whipplei

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California Sagebrush

Artemisia californica

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Tide Pool

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Ceonothus

Ceonothus spp.

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Chamise

Adenostoma fasciculatum

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Deerweed

Acmispon glaber

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Wetland

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