Species List

Vascular Plants around the Sierra Nevada Field Campus

Location Codes: BV = Butterfly Valley; LB = Lakes Basin region; SC = near Sierra City; SV = Sierra Valley

Treatment follows Angiosperm Phylogeny Group and the Jepson Index to Calilfornia Plant Names


Photos thanks to Bill Harnach, Bob Lewis, and Bob Patterson.

FERNS

Dennstaedtiaceae

  • Pteridium aquilinum (LB)

Dryopteridaceae

  • Polystichum sp

Equisetaceae

  • Equisetum arvense (SV)
  • Equisetum hyemale (LB, SV)
  • Equisetum laevigatum (SV)

Isoetaceae

  • Isoetes sp.

Marsileaceae

  • Marsilea oligospora (SV)
  • Marsilea vestita (SV)

Pteridaceae

  • Adiantum aleuticum (LB)
  • Aspidotis densa (LB)
  • Cheilanthes gracillima (LB)
  • Cryptogramma acrostichoides (LB)
  • Pellea bridgesii (LB)

Woodsiaceae

  • Athyrium alpestre (LB)
  • Athyrium filix-femina (LB)
  • Cystopteris fragilis (LB)
  • Woodsia oregana (LB)

GYMNOSPERMS

Cupressaceae

  • Calocedrus decurrens (LB, SC)
  • Juniperus communis (LB)
  • Juniperus occidentalis (LB)

Ephedraceae

  • Ephedra viridis (SV)

Pinaceae

  • Abies magnifica (LB)
  • Abies concolor (LB, SC)
  • Pinus lambertiana (LB)
  • Pinus monticola (LB)
  • Pinus contorta ssp. murrayana (LB)
  • Pinus ponderosa (SC)
  • Pinus jeffreyi (LB)
  • Pseudotsuga menziesii (LB, SC)
  • Tsuga mertensiana (LB)

ANGIOSPERMS

Adoxaceae

  • Sambucus mexicana (LB)
  • Sambucus racemosa var. microbotrys (LB)

Agavaceae

  • Camassia quamash ssp. breviflora (LB)
  • Chloragalum pomeridinum (SC)
  • Hastingisia alba (BV)
  • Leucocrinum montanum (SV)

Alismataceae

  • Alisma sp. (SV)
  • Damasonium californicum (SV)

Alliaceae

  • Allium campanulatum (LB)
  • Allium obtusum (LB)
  • Allium platycaule (LB)
  • Allium validum (LB)

Amaranthaceae

  • Amaranthus albus (SV)
  • Amaranthus blitoides (SV)

Apiaceae

  • Angelica breweri (LB)
  • Cicuta douglasii (SV)
  • Conium maculatum (SV)
  • Cymopterus terebinthina (LB)
  • Eryngium alisimfolium (SV)
  • Eryngium sp.
  • Heracleum lanatum (LB)
  • Ligusticum grayi (LB)
  • Lomatium canbyi (SV)
  • Lomatium dissectum (LB)
  • Lomatium macrocarpum (SV)
  • Lomatium nevadense (SV)
  • Lomatium nudicale (SV)
  • Lomatium piperi (SV)
  • Lomatium plummerae (SV)
  • Osmorhiza chilensis (LB)
  • Osmorhiza occidentalis (LB)
  • Perideridia bolanderi (LB)
  • Perideridia lemmonii (SV)
  • Perideridia parishii (LB)
  • Sanicula graveolens (LB)
  • Sanicula tuberosa (LB)
  • Sium suave (SV)
  • Sphenosciadium capitellatum (LB)

Apocynaceae

    (includes former Ascelpiadaceae)
  • Apocynum androsaemifolium (LB, SV)
  • Asclepias cordifolia (SC)
  • Asclepias fasicularis (SV)
  • Asclepias speciosa (SV)

Aristolochiaceae

  • Asarum lemmonii (LB)
  • Asarum hartwegii (BV)

Asteraceae

  • Achillea millefolium (LB)
  • Adenocaulon bicolor (LB)
  • Ageratina occidentalis (LB)
  • Agoseris aurantiaca (LB)
  • Agoseris elata (SV)
  • Agoseris glauca (LB)
  • Agoseris heterophylla (SV)
  • Agoseris retrorsa (LB)
  • Anaphalis margaritacea (LB)
  • Antennaria argentea (SV)
  • Antennaria corymbosa (LB)
  • Antennaria dimorpha (SV)
  • Antennaria luzuloides (SV)
  • Antennaria rosea (LB)
  • Arctium minus (SV)
  • Arnica chamissonis (SV)
  • Arnica cordifolia (SV)
  • Arnica dealbata (LB)
  • Arnica discoidea (LB, SV)
  • Arnica diversifolia (LB)
  • Arnica parryi (SV)
  • Arnica tomentella (SV)
  • Arnica sororia (LB)
  • Artemisia arbuscula (LB, SV)
  • Artemisia biennis (SV)
  • Artemisia cana ssp. bolanderi (LB, SV)
  • Artemisia douglasiana (LB)
  • Artemisia dracunculus (SV)
  • Artemisia ludoviciana (SV)
  • Artemisia norvegica (LB)
  • Artemisia tridentata (LB)
  • Aster alpigenus var. andersonii (SV)
  • Aster ascendens (LB)
  • Aster breweri (LB)
  • Aster campestris (SV)
  • Aster integrifolius (LB, SV)
  • Aster occidentalis (SV)
  • Balsmorhiza deltoidea (LB)
  • Balsmorhiza macrolepis (SV)
  • Balsamorhiza sagittata (LB, SV)
  • Blepharipappus scaber (SV)
  • Calycadenia spicata (LB)
  • Centaurea cyanus (SV)
  • Centaurea solstitialis (SV)
  • Chaenactis douglasii (SV, LB)
  • Chamomilla suavolens (LB)
  • Chrysothamnus nauseosus (LB)
  • Chrysothamnus parryi (LB)
  • Cichorium intybus (SV)
  • Cirsium sp.
  • Crepis acuminata (LB)
  • Crepis intermedia (LB)
  • Crepis occidentalis (LB)
  • Ericameria bloomeri (LB)
  • Erigeron coulteri (LB)
  • Erigeron divergens (LB)
  • Erigeron inornatus (LB)
  • Erigeron peregrinus (LB)
  • Helenium bigelovii (LB)
  • Helianthella californica (LB)
  • Hemizonella minima (LB)
  • Heterotheca villosa (LB)
  • Hieracium albiflorum (LB)
  • Iva axillaris (LB)
  • Kyhosia bolanderi (LB)
  • Madia gracilis (LB)
  • Microseris nutans (LB)
  • Psilocarphus sp.
  • Raillardella argentea (LB)
  • Raillardella scaposa (LB)
  • Rudbeckia occidentalis (LB)
  • Senecio integerrimus (LB)
  • Senecio fremontii (LB)
  • Senecio triangularis (LB)
  • Stephanomeria lactucina(LB)
  • Stephnomeria tenuifolia (LB)
  • Taraxacum officinale (LB)
  • Tetradymia canescens(SV)
  • Tragopogon dubius (LB)
  • Wyethia mollis (LB)

Betulaceae

  • Alnus incana ssp. tenuifolia (LB)
  • Alnus rhombifolia (SC)

Boraginaceae

    (incl former Hydrophyllaceae)
  • Amsinckia sp. (SV)
  • Cryptantha sp. (LB)
  • Draperia systyla (LB)
  • Eriodictyon lobbii (LB)
  • Hackelia nervosa (LB)
  • Hesperochiron californicus (SV)
  • Hydrophyllum capitatum
  • Hydrophyllum occiedentalis (LB)
  • Lithospermum ruderale (LB)
  • Mertensia ciliata (LB)
  • Myosotis ssp. (LB )
  • Nemophila parviflora (LB)
  • Phacelia heterophylla (LB)
  • Phacelia hydrophylloides (LB)
  • Phacelia mutabilis (LB)
  • Phacelia procera (LB)
  • Plagiobothrys sp. (LB)

Brassicaceae

  • Arabis breweri (LB)
  • Arabis glabra (LB)
  • Arabis holboellii (LB)
  • Arabis platysperma (LB)
  • Arabis rectissima (LB)
  • Barbarea orthoceras (LB)
  • Cardmine breweri (LB)
  • Descurainia incisa (LB)
  • Erysimum capitatum ssp. perenne (LB)
  • Lepidum heterophyllum (LB)
  • Lepidum virginicum (LB)
  • Phoenicaulis cheranthoides (LB)
  • Streptanthus tortuosus (LB)
  • Thlaspi arvensis (LB)

Cabombaceae

  • Brasenia schreberi

Campanulaceae

  • Downingia elegans (SV)
  • Downingia bacigalupii (SV)
  • Porterella carnosula (LB)

Caprifoliaceae

  • Lonicera conjugalis (LB)
  • Lonicera involucrata (LB)
  • Symphoricarpos mollis (LB)
  • Symphoricarpos rotundifolius (LB)

Caryophyllaceae

  • Arenaria congesta (LB)
  • Arenaria kingii (LB)
  • Arenaria pumicola (LB)
  • Pseudostellaria jamesiana (LB)
  • Silene douglasii (LB)
  • Silene Invisa (LB)
  • Silene lemmonii (LB)
  • Spergularia rubra (LB)
  • Stellaria longipes (LB)

Convolvulaceae

    (includes former Cuscutaceae)
  • Calystegia malacophylla (LB)
  • Cuscuta californica var. breviflora (LB)

Cornaceae

  • Cornus sericea (LB)
  • Cornus nuttallii (SC)

Crassulaceae

  • Sedum obtusatum (LB)

Cyperaceae

  • Carex utriculata (LB)
  • Carex spp.
  • Dulichium arundinaceum (LB)
  • Scirpus microcarpus (LB)

Droseraceae

  • Drosera rotundifolia (BV)

Ericaceae

  • Arctostaphylos nevadensis (LB)
  • Arctostaphylos patula (LB)
  • Arctostaphylos viscida (BV)
  • Cassiope mertensiana (LB)
  • Chimaphila menziesii (LB)
  • Chimaphila umbellata (LB)
  • Kalmia polifolia var. microphylla (LB)
  • Ledum glandulosum (LB)
  • Leucothoe davisiae (LB)
  • Orthilia secunda (LB)
  • Phyllodoce breweri (LB)
  • Pleuricospora fimbriolata (LB)
  • Pterospera andromeda (LB)
  • Pyrola asarifolia (LB)
  • Pyrola picta (LB)
  • Rhododendron occidentale (LB)
  • Sarcodes sanguinea (LB)
  • Vaccinium caespitosum (LB)

Fabaceae

  • Lotus oblongifolius (LB)
  • Lotus pinnatus (LB)
  • Lotus purshianus (LB)
  • Lupinus andersonii (LB)
  • Lupinus arbustus (LB)
  • Lupinus argenteus (LB)
  • Lupinus breweri (LB)
  • Lupinus fulcratus (LB)
  • Lupinus polyphyllus (LB)
  • Lupinus latifolius (LB)
  • Lupinus lepidus (LB)
  • Medicago lupulina (LB)
  • Trifolium andersonii (SV)
  • Trifolium cyathiferum (LB)
  • Trifolium kingii (LB)
  • Trifolium longipes (LB)
  • Trifolium macrocephalum (SV)
  • Trifolium repens (LB)
  • Vicia sp . (SV)

Fagaceae

  • Chrysolepis sempervirens (LB)
  • Quercus chrysolepis (SC )
  • Quercus kelloggii (SC)
  • Quercus vaccinifolia (LB)

Garryaceae

  • Garrya fremontii (LB)

Gentianaceae

  • Gentianopsis simplex (LB)
  • Gentiana newberryi (LB)

Geraniaceae

  • Erodium sp . (SV)

Grossulariaceae

  • Ribes aureum (SV)
  • Ribes cereum (LB)
  • Ribes nevadense (LB)
  • Ribes roezlii (LB)
  • Ribes viscosissimum (LB)

Hydrangeaceae

  • Philadelphus lewisii (SC)

Hypericaceae

  • Hypericum anagalloides (LB)
  • Hypericum formosum (LB)
  • Hypericum perforatum (LB)

Iridaceae

  • Iris missouriensis
  • Sisyrinchium elmeri (SV)
  • Sisyrinchium idahoense (LB)

Juncaceae

  • Juncus spp.
  • Luzula divaricata (LB)

Juncaginaceae

  • Lilaea scilloides (SV)

Lamiaceae

  • Agastache urticifolia (LB)
  • Callitriche sp. (SV)
  • Hippuris vulgaris (SV)
  • Monardella odoratissima (LB)
  • Stachys ajugoides var. rigida (LB)
  • Prunella vulgaris (LB)

Lentibulariaceae

  • Utricularia vulgaris (SV)

Liliaceae

  • Calochortus coeruleus (LB)
  • Calochortus leichtlinii (LB)
  • Erythronium purpurascens (LB)
  • Fritillaria atropurpurea (LB)
  • Lilium pardalinum (LB)
  • Lilium washingtonianum (LB)

Limnanthaceae

  • Floerkea proserpinacoides (SV)

Loasaceae

  • Mentzelia sp. (SV)

Malvaceae

  • Sidalcea oregana ssp. spicata (LB)

Melanthiaceae

  • Veratrum californicum (LB)
  • Zigadenus veneosus (LB)

Menyanthaceae

  • Menyanthes trifoliata (LB)

Nartheciaceae

  • Narthecium californicum (LB)

Nymphaeaceae

  • Nuphar luteum ssp. polysepalum (LB)

Onagraceae

  • Camissonia tancetifolia (SV)
  • Circaea alpina (LB)
  • Clarkia rhomboidea (SV)
  • Epilobium angustifolium (LB)
  • Epilobium brachycarpum (LB)
  • Epilobium ciliatum (LB)
  • Epilobium glaberrimum (LB)
  • Epilobium obcordatum (LB)
  • Epilobium canum ssp latifolium (LB)
  • Gayophytum decipiens (LB)
  • Gayophytum diffusum (LB)
  • Gayophtum humile (LB)

Orchidaceae

  • Cephalanthera austiniae (BV)
  • Corallorhiza maculata (LB)
  • Corallorhiza striata (LB)
  • Epipactis gigantea (SC)
  • Goodyera oblongifolia (LB, BV)
  • Plantantera leucostachys (LB)
  • Plantantera sparsiflora (LB)
  • Piperia unalascensis (LB)
  • Listera convallarioides (LB)
  • Spiranthes romanzoffiana (LB)

Orobanchaceae

  • Castilleja applegatei (LB)
  • Castelleja miniata (LB)
  • Castillja pilosa (LB)
  • Castilleja tenuis (LB)
  • Pedicularis attolens (LB)
  • Pedicularis groenlandica (LB)
  • Pedicularis semibarbata (LB)

Paeoniaceae

  • Paeonia brownii (LB)

Papaveraceae

  • Corydalis caseana (LB)
  • Dicentra uniflora (LB)
  • Dicentra formosa (SC)

Parnassiaceae

  • Parnassia californica (LB)

Phrymaceae

  • Mimulus breweri (LB)
  • Mimulus floribundus (LB)
  • Mimulus guttatus (LB)
  • Mimulus lewisii (LB)
  • Mimulus moschatus (LB)
  • Mimulus primuloides (LB)
  • Mimulus tilingii (LB)

Plantaginaceae

  • Collinsia parviflora (LB)
  • Collinsia sparsiflora (SV)
  • Collinsia torreyi (LB)
  • Keckiella breviflora (SC)
  • Limosella aquatica (SV)
  • Penstemon deustus (LB)
  • Penstemon gracilentus (LB)
  • Penstemon laetus var. laetus
  • Penstemon laetus var. roezlii (LB)
  • Penstemon newberryi (LB)
  • Penstemon rydbergii (LB)
  • Penstemon speciosus (LB)
  • Plantago major (LB)
  • Veronica scutellata (LB)
  • Veronica serpyllifolia (LB)

Poaceae

  • Achnatherum occidentale (LB)
  • Agrostis (LB)
  • Bromus laevipes (LB)
  • Dactylis glomerata (LB)
  • Elymus elymoides (LB)
  • Elymus glaucus (LB)
  • Elymus tritcoides (LB)
  • Festuca idahoensis (LB)
  • Festuca viridula (LB)
  • Hordeum brachyantherum (LB)
  • Melica stricta (LB)
  • Phleum alpinum (LB)
  • Phleum pratense (LB)
  • Poa bulbosa (LB)
  • Poa compressa (LB)
  • Poa pratensis (LB)
  • Poa scabrella (LB)

Polemoniaceae

  • Allophyllum gilioides (SV)
  • Allophyllum violaceum (LB)
  • Collomia grandiflora (LB)
  • Collomia linearis (LB)
  • Collomia tinctoria (LB)
  • Eriastrum wilcoxii (SV)
  • Ipomopsis aggregata (LB)
  • Ipomopsis congesta (LB)
  • Leptosiphon ciliatus (LB)
  • Leptosiphon harknessii (LB)
  • Linanthus pungens (LB)
  • Microsteris gracilis (LB)
  • Navarretia capillaris (LB)
  • Navarretia divaricata (LB)
  • Navarretia leptalea (LB)
  • Navarretia leucocephala (SV)
  • Navarretia sinistra (LB)
  • Phlox diffusa (LB)
  • Phlox speciosa (SV)
  • Phlox stansburyi (SV)
  • Polemonium californicum (LB)
  • Polemonium occidentale (LB)
  • Polemonium pulcherrimum (LB)

Polygonaceae

  • Eriogonum lobbii (LB)
  • Eriogonum marifolium (LB)
  • Eriogonum nudum (LB)
  • Eriogonum spergulinum (LB)
  • Eriogonum umbellatum (LB)
  • Eriogonum ursinus (LB)
  • Oxyria digyna (LB)
  • Polygonum bistortoides (LB)
  • Polygonum davisiae (LB)
  • Polygonum douglasii (LB)
  • Polygonum polygaloides (LB)
  • Polygonum phytolaccifolium (LB)
  • Polygonum shastense (LB)
  • Rumex acetocella (LB)
  • Rumex crispus (SV)

Portulacaeae

  • Calandrinia ciliata (SV)
  • Calyptridium monospermum (LB)
  • Calyptridium umbellatum (LB)
  • Claytonia lanceolata (LB)
  • Claytonia rubra (LB)
  • Lewisia kellogii (LB)
  • Lewisia nevadensis (LB)
  • Lewisia tryphylla (LB)
  • Montia chamissoi (LB)
  • Montia fontana (LB)
  • Montia linearis (LB)

Potamogetonaceae

  • Potamogeton gramineus (LB)

Primulaceae

  • Dodecatheon alpinum (LB)
  • Primula suffrutescens (LB)

Ranunculaceae

  • Aconitum columbianum (LB)
  • Aquilegia formosa (LB)
  • Caltha leptosepala (LB)
  • Delphinium glaucum (LB)
  • Delphinium hansenii (LB)
  • Delpinium nutallanium (LB)
  • Delphinium polycladon (LB)
  • Myosurus sp (SV)
  • Ranunculus alismaefolius (LB)
  • Ranunculus occidentalis (LB)
  • Thalictrum fendleri (LB)
  • Thalictrum parvifolium (LB)

Rhamnaceae

  • Ceanothus cordulatus (LB)
  • Ceanothus intergerrimus (LB)
  • Ceanothus prostratus (LB)
  • Ceanothus velutinus (LB)
  • Rhamnus alnifolia (LB)
  • Rhamnus rubra (LB)

Rosaceae

  • Amelanchier alnifolia var. pumila (LB)
  • Amelanchier utahensis (LB)
  • Fragaria platypetala (LB)
  • Geum macrophyllum (LB)
  • Holodiscus microphyllus (LB)
  • Horkelia fusca (LB)
  • Ivesia aperta (SV)
  • Ivesia gordonii (LB)
  • Ivesia sericoleuca (SV)
  • Potentilla flabellifolia (LB)
  • Potentilla glandulosa (LB)
  • Potentilla gracilis var. fastigata (LB)
  • Prunus emarginata (LB)
  • Prunus virginiana (SV)
  • Purshia tridentata (SV)
  • Rosa pinetorum (LB)
  • Rubus parviflorus (LB)
  • Sibbaldia procumbens (LB)
  • Sorbus californicus (LB)
  • Spiraea densiflora (LB)
  • Spiraea douglasii (SC)

Rubiaceae

  • Galium aparine (LB)
  • Galium grayanum (LB)
  • Galium triflorum (LB)
  • Galium trifidum (LB)
  • Keloggia galliodes (LB

Ruscaceae

  • Maiathemum racemosum (LB)
  • Maiathemum stellatum (LB)

Salicaceae

  • Populus tremuloides (LB)
  • Populus balsamifera ssp. trichocarpa (LB)
  • Salix eastwoodiae (LB)
  • Salix liguifolia (LB)
  • Salix lemmonii (LB)
  • Salix prolix (LB)
  • Salix lucida (LB)

Sapindaceae

  • Acer glabrum (LB)
  • Acer macrophyllum (SC)

Saxifragaceae

  • Darmera peltata (SC)
  • Heuchera rubescens (LB)
  • Lithophragma parvflorum (LB)
  • Mitella breweri (LB)
  • Saxifraga aprica (LB)
  • Saxifraga bryophora (LB)
  • Saxifraga odontoloma (LB)
  • Saxifraga oregana (LB)

Scrophulariaceae

  • Verbascum thapsus (SV, SC)

Solanaceae

  • Chamaesaracha nana (LB)
  • Solanum xantii (LB)

Sparganiaceae

  • Sparganium emersum (LB)

Themidaceae

  • Dichelostemma multiflorum (LB)
  • Triteleia hyacinthina (LB)
  • Triteleia ixioides var. analina (LB)

Tofieldiaceae

  • Tofieldia glutinosa (LB)

Typhaceae

  • Typha latifolia

Valerianaceae

  • Valeriana californica (LB)

Violaceae

  • Viola bakeri (LB)
  • Viola glabella (LB)
  • Viola lobata (LB)
  • Viola macloskeyi (LB)
  • Viola purpurea (LB)
  • Viola sheltonii (LB)

Viscaceae

  • Arceuthobium campylodon (LB)
  • Phoradendron juniperinum (LB)

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