California Desert Wildflowers

Scientific NameCommon NameFormer Name
Abronia villosa Sand verbena
Abutilon parvulum Dwarf Indian mallow
Acalypha californica California copperleaf
Acamptopappus shockleyi Shockley's goldenhead
Acamptopappus sphaerocephalus Goldenhead
Acamptopappus sphaerocephalus Goldenhead (flower head)
Acer glabrum Mountain maple (fruit)
Achyronychia cooperi Frost-mat
Acmispon argyraeus Canyon lotus Lotus argyraeus
Acmispon haydonii Pygmy lotus Lotus haydonii
Acmispon procumbens Silky deerweed Lotus procumbens
Acmispon rigidus Desert rock pea Lotus rigidus
Acmispon rigidus Desert rock pea (flower) Lotus rigidus
Adenophyllum cooperi Cooper's dyssodia (red)
Adenophyllum cooperi Cooper's dyssodia (yellow)
Adenophyllum porophylloides San Felipe dyssodia
Agave deserti Desert agave
Agave utahensis Utah agave
Ageratina herbacea Fragrant snakeroot
Aliciella latifolia ssp. latifolia Broadleaf gilia Gilia latifolia
Aliciella leptomeria Great Basin gilia Gilia leptomeria
Aliciella micromeria Dainty gilia Gilia micromeria
Aliciella triodon Coyote gilia Gilia triodon
Allionia incarnata Trailing windmills
Allium atrorubens Dark red onion
Allium denticulatum? Toothed onion?
Allium fimbriatum var. fimbriatum Fringed onion
Aloysia wrightii Oreganillo
Amaranthus fimbriatus Fringed amaranth
Ambrosia acanthicarpa Annual bursage
Ambrosia dumosa Burrobush
Ambrosia dumosa Burrobush (inflorescence)
Ambrosia eriocentra Woolly bur-sage (leaves)
Ambrosia salsola Cheesebush Hymenoclea salsola
Ambrosia salsola Cheesebush Hymenoclea salsola
Amphipappus fremontii Chaff bush
Amsinckia tessellata Checker fiddleneck
Amsonia tomentosa Woolly amsonia
Ancistrocarphus filagineus Woolly fishhooks
Anisocoma acaulis Scale bud
Antirrhinum filipes Tangled snapdragon
Anulocaulis annulatus Ringstem
Argemone corymbosa? Mojave prickly poppy?
Argyrochosma jonesii Jones' false cloak-fern
Aristida purpurea? Three-awn
Artemisia arbuscula? Low sagebrush?
Artemisia bigelovii Bigelow's sagebrush
Artemisia spinescens Bud sage
Artemisia tridentata Great Basin sagebrush
Asclepias albicans White-stemmed milkweed
Asclepias californica California milkweed
Asclepias erosa Desert milkweed
Asclepias subulata White-stemmed milkweed
Asclepias vestita Woolly milkweed
Astragalus cimae var. cimae Cima milkvetch
Astragalus cimae var. sufflatus Cima milkvetch
Astragalus coccineus Scarlet milk-vetch
Astragalus crotalariae Salton milk-vetch
Astragalus ertterae Walker Pass milkvetch
Astragalus gilmanii Gilman's milkvetch
Astragalus layneae Layne's milkvetch
Astragalus layneae Layne's milkvetch (fruit)
Astragalus lentiginosus var. borreganus Borrego milkvetch
Astragalus lentiginosus var. fremontii Fremont's milkvetch
Astragalus lentiginosus var. variabilis Freckled milkvetch
Astragalus magdalenae var. peirsonii Pierson's milk-vetch
Astragalus magdalenae var. peirsonii Pierson's milk-vetch (fruit)
Astragalus minthorniae? Minthorn's milkvetch?
Astragalus newberryi Newberry's milkvetch
Astragalus nutans Providence Mountains milkvetch
Astragalus nuttallianus Nuttall's locoweed
Astragalus palmeri Palmer's locoweed
Astragalus purshii var. tinctus Woolly pod
Astragalus serenoi Naked milk-vetch
Astragalus tidestromii Tidestrom's milkvetch (fruit)
Astragalus tricarinatus Triple-ribbed milkvetch
Atrichoseris platyphylla Gravel ghost
Atrichoseris platyphylla Gravel ghost (flower)
Atriplex canescens Four-wing saltbush (female)
Atriplex canescens Four-wing saltbush (male)
Atriplex hymenelytra Desert holly
Atriplex polycarpa Allscale
Baccharis brachyphylla Short-leaved baccharis
Baccharis sarothroides? Desert broom?
Baccharis sergiloides Desert baccharis (female)
Bahia neomexicana Many-flowered bahia Schkuhria multiflora
Bahiopsis parishii Viguiera Viguiera parishii
Baileya multiradiata Desert marigold
Baileya pauciradiata Lax flower
Baileya pleniradiata Woolly marigold
Balsamorhiza deltoidea Deltoid balsamroot
Balsamorhiza sagittata Arrow-leaved balsam-root
Balsamorhiza sagittata Arrow-leaved balsam-root (inflorescence)
Bebbia juncea Sweet bush
Bebbia juncea Sweet bush (flower)
Berberis fremontii Fremont's barberry
Berberis haematocarpa Red-fruited mahonia (leaves)
Bernardia incana Mouse eye (leaves) Bernardia myricifolia
Boechera pulchra Beautiful rock-cress Arabis pulchra
Boerhavia coccinea Scarlet spiderling
Boerhavia triquetra var. intermedia Slender spiderling
Boerhavia wrightii Wright's spiderling
Bouteloua barbata Six-weeks grama
Bouteloua gracilis Blue grama
Brandegea bigelovii Brandegea
Brickellia atractyloides var. arguta Spearleaf brickellia Brickellia arguta var. arguta
Brickellia desertorum? Desert brickellbush?
Brickellia oblongifolia Mojave brickelbush
Bursera microphylla Elephant tree
Bursera microphylla Elephant tree (fruit)
Calliandra eriophylla Fairyduster
Calochortus flexuosus Winding mariposa
Calochortus kennedyi Desert mariposa
Calycoseris parryi Yellow tackstem
Calycoseris wrightii White tackstem
Calyptridium monandrum Sand cress
Camissonia campestris Mojave sun-cups
Camissoniopsis pallida Pale-yellow suncup Camissonia pallida
Canbya candida Pygmy poppy
Carnegiea gigantea Saguaro
Castela emoryi Crucifixion thorn
Castela emoryi Crucifixion thorn (drying flowers)
Castela emoryi Crucifixion thorn (fruit)
Castilleja chromosa Indian paintbrush Castilleja angustifolia
Castilleja plagiotoma Mojave paintbrush
Caulanthus cooperi Cooper's wild cabbage
Caulanthus crassicaulis Thick-stemmed wild cabbage
Caulanthus inflatus Desert candle
Centrostegia thurberi Thurber's spineflower
Chaenactis carphoclinia Pebble pincushion
Chaenactis douglasii Douglas' dustymaiden
Chaenactis fremontii Fremont's pincushion
Chaenactis stevioides Desert pincushion
Chaetopappa ericoides Rose heath
Chamaebatiaria millefolium Fern bush
Chilopsis linearis Desert willow
Chorizanthe brevicornu Brittle spineflower
Chorizanthe corrugata Wrinkled spineflower
Chorizanthe fimbriata Fringed spineflower
Chorizanthe rigida Devil's spineflower
Chorizanthe watsonii Watson's spineflower
Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus Yellow rabbitbrush
Chylismia arenaria Mousetail evening primrose Camissonia arenaria
Chylismia brevipes Yellow cups Camissonia brevipes
Chylismia cardiophylla Heartleaf suncup Camissonia cardiophylla
Chylismia claviformis Brown-eyed primrose Camissonia claviformis
Chylismia claviformis ssp. peirsonii Brown-eyed primrose (yellow)
Chylismia walkeri Walker's suncup Camissonia walkeri
Cirsium neomexicanum Desert thistle
Cirsium occidentale var. venustum Venus thistle
Cistanthe ambigua Dead man's fingers Calandrinia ambigua
Cleomella obtusifolia Mojave cleomella
Coleogyne ramosissima Black brush
Coleogyne ramosissima Black brush (flower)
Collinsia callosa Desert blue-eyed Mary
Condalia globosa Bitter snakewood
Condea emoryi Desert lavender Hyptis emoryi
Cordylanthus kingii ssp. helleri Heller's bird's beak
Cordylanthus parviflorus Purple bird's beak
Coryphantha alversonii Foxtail cactus Escobaria vivipara var. alversonii
Coryphantha chlorantha Foxtail cactus Escobaria vivipara var. deserti
Coryphantha vivipara var. rosea Foxtail cactus Escobaria vivipara var. rosea
Crepis intermedia Limestone hawkbeard
Croton wigginsii Wiggins' croton
Cryptantha angustifolia Narrow-leaf cryptantha
Cryptantha barbigera Bearded cryptantha
Cryptantha circumscissa Cushion cryptantha
Cryptantha confertiflora Golden cryptantha
Cryptantha decipiens Gravel-bar cryptantha
Cryptantha ganderi Gander's cryptantha
Cryptantha holoptera Winged cryptantha
Cryptantha intermedia Common popcorn flower
Cryptantha maritima Guadalupe Island cryptantha
Cryptantha micrantha var. lepida Red-root cryptantha
Cryptantha micrantha var. micrantha Red-root cryptantha
Cryptantha mohavensis Mojave cryptantha
Cryptantha nevadensis Nevada cryptantha
Cryptantha pterocarya Wingnut cryptantha
Cryptantha racemosa Bushy cryptantha
Cryptantha tumulosa New York Mountains cryptantha
Cryptantha utahensis Scented forget-me-not
Cucurbita palmata Coyote melon
Cucurbita palmata Coyote melon (fruit)
Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa Buckhorn cholla Opuntia acanthocarpa
Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa Buckhorn cholla (flower) Opuntia acanthocarpa
Cylindropuntia bigelovii Teddy-bear cholla Opuntia bigelovii
Cylindropuntia bigelovii Teddy-bear cholla (flower) Opuntia bigelovii
Cylindropuntia echinocarpa Silver cholla Opuntia echinocarpa
Cylindropuntia fosbergii Hoffmann's teddy-bear cholla Opuntia Xfosbergii
Cylindropuntia ganderi Gander's cholla Opuntia ganderi
Cylindropuntia ganderi Gander's cholla (flower) Opuntia ganderi
Cylindropuntia ramosissima Pencil cholla Opuntia ramosissima
Cylindropuntia ramosissima Pencil cholla (in fruit) Opuntia ramosissima
Cylindropuntia wolfii Wolf's cholla Opuntia wolfii
Cymopterus gilmanii Gilman's spring-parsley
Dalea mollis Hairy prairie clover
Dalea mollissima Silky prairie clover
Dasyochloa pulchella Fluff grass Erioneuron pulchellum
Datura discolor Desert thorn-apple
Deinandra arida Red Rock tarplant Hemizonia arida
Delphinium parishii Desert larkspur
Delphinium parishii Desert larkspur (pale)
Descurainia pinnata Tansy mustard
Dicoria canescens Desert twinbugs
Ditaxis lanceolata Narrow-leaf ditaxis
Ditaxis neomexicana Common ditaxis
Ditaxis serrata var. californica? California ditaxis?
Ditaxis serrata var. serrata Yuma ditaxis (in fruit)
Dithyrea californica Spectacle pod
Dudleya arizonica Arizona dudleya (leaves)
Dudleya saxosa Panamint live-forver
Echinocactus polycephalus Cotton-top cactus
Echinocereus engelmannii Hedgehog cactus
Echinocereus mojavensis Claretcup cactus Echinocereus triglochidiatus
Encelia actoni Acton encelia
Encelia actoni Acton encelia (flower)
Encelia farinosa Brittlebush
Encelia frutescens Rayless encelia
Encelia virginensis Virgin River encelia
Enceliopsis covillei Panamint daisy (leaves)
Enceliopsis nudicaulis Naked-stem daisy
Ephedra aspera Boundary ephedra Ephedra fasciculata var. fasciculata
Ephedra nevadensis Nevada ephedra
Ephedra sp. Ephedra
Ephedra viridis Green ephedra
Eremalche exilis White mallow
Eremalche rotundifolia Desert five-spot
Eremogone macradenia Desert sandwort Arenaria macradenia
Eremothera boothii Bottle washer Camissonia boothii
Eremothera chamaenerioides Long-capsule primrose Camissonia chamaenerioides
Eremothera refracta Narrowleaf suncup Camissonia refracta
Eriastrum densifolium ssp. mohavense Mojave eriastrum
Eriastrum diffusum Miniature woolstar
Eriastrum eremicum Desert eriastrum
Eriastrum sparsiflorum Great Basin woolstar
Ericameria brachylepis Boundary goldenbush
Ericameria cooperi Cooper's goldenbush
Ericameria cooperi Cooper's goldenbush (flowers)
Ericameria discoidea Rayless goldenbush
Ericameria laricifolia Turpentine brush
Ericameria nauseosa var. hololeuca Common rabbitbrush
Ericameria paniculata Black-banded rabbitbrush Chrysothamnus paniculatus
Erigeron concinnus Navajo fleabane
Erigeron divergens Diffuse daisy
Eriodictyon angustifolium Narrow-leaf yerba santa
Eriogonum brachypodum Parry's buckwheat
Eriogonum caespitosum Matted buckwheat Eriogonum cespitosum
Eriogonum davidsonii Davidson's buckwheat
Eriogonum deflexum Flat-topped buckwheat
Eriogonum deserticola Colorado Desert buckwheat
Eriogonum eremicola Wildrose Canyon buckwheat
Eriogonum fasciculatum var. polifolium California buckwheat
Eriogonum gracilipes Raspberry buckwheat
Eriogonum heermannii Heermann's buckwheat
Eriogonum inflatum Desert trumpet
Eriogonum inflatum Desert trumpet (flower)
Eriogonum microthecum var. simpsonii Slender buckwheat
Eriogonum nidularium Birdnest buckwheat
Eriogonum ovalifolium var. purpureum Cushion buckwheat
Eriogonum palmerianum Palmer's buckwheat
Eriogonum plumatella Yucca buckwheat
Eriogonum plumatella Yucca buckwheat (flowers)
Eriogonum pusillum Yellow turbans
Eriogonum reniforme Kidney-leaved buckwheat
Eriogonum rixfordii Pagoda buckwheat
Eriogonum thomasii Thomas' buckwheat
Eriogonum thornei Thorne's buckwheat
Eriogonum umbellatum var. versicolor Varicolored buckwheat
Eriophyllum ambiguum Annual woolly sunflower
Eriophyllum lanosum Woolly sunflower
Eriophyllum pringlei Pringle's woolly sunflower
Eriophyllum wallacei Woolly eriophyllum
Eriophyllum wallacei Woolly eriophyllum (white)
Erodium texanum Desert stork's bill
Eschscholzia androuxii Joshua Tree poppy
Eschscholzia californica California poppies
Eschscholzia glyptosperma Desert poppy
Eschscholzia minutiflora Little gold poppy
Eschscholzia parishii Parish's poppy
Eucnide urens Rock nettle
Euphorbia albomarginata Rattlesnake weed Chamaesyce albomarginata
Euphorbia eriantha Beetle spurge
Euphorbia exstipulata Clark Mountain spurge
Euphorbia melanadenia Red-gland spurge Chamaesyce melanadenia
Euphorbia micromera? Desert spurge? Chamaesyce micromera?
Euphorbia parryi Parry's spurge Chamaesyce parryi
Euphorbia pediculifera Carrizo Mountain spurge Chamaesyce pediculifera
Euphorbia schizoloba Mojave spurge Euphorbia incisa
Euphorbia setiloba Yuma spurge Chamaesyce setiloba
Euphorbia vallis-mortae Death Valley spurge Chamaesyce vallis-mortae
Eustoma exaltatum Catchfly gentian
Fagonia laevis Small-flowered fagonia
Fagonia pachyacantha Sticky fagonia
Fallugia paradoxa Apache plume
Fallugia paradoxa Apache plume (in fruit)
Ferocactus cylindraceus California barrel cactus
Forestiera pubescens Desert olive
Fouquieria splendens Ocotillo
Fouquieria splendens Ocotillo (flowers)
Frasera albomarginata White-margined green gentian Swertia albomarginata
Funastrum cynanchoides Climbing milkweed Sarcostemma cynanchoides
Funastrum hirtellum Rambling milkweed Sarcostemma hirtellum
Funastrum utahense Deboltia Cynanchum utahense
Galium hallii Hall's bedstraw
Galium stellatum Desert bedstraw
Geraea canescens Desert gold
Gilia aliquanta Puff-calyx gilia
Gilia aliquanta ssp. breviloba Puff-calyx gilia
Gilia brecciarum Nevada gilia
Gilia brecciarum Nevada gilia (flower)
Gilia cana Showy gilia
Gilia clokeyi Clokey's gilia
Gilia inconspicua Lesser gilia
Gilia latiflora ssp. davyi Davy gilia
Gilia latiflora ssp. davyi? Davy gilia? (white)
Gilia latiflora ssp. latiflora Holly-leaf gilia
Gilia modocensis Modoc gilia
Gilia ophthalmoides Eyed gilia
Gilia scopulorum Rock gilia
Gilia sinuata Cinder gilia
Gilia stellata Star gilia
Gilia transmontana Trans-montane gilia
Grayia spinosa Hop-sage
Grusonia parishii Dead cactus Opuntia parishii
Gutierrezia microcephala Matchweed
Gutierrezia sarothrae Broom snakeweed
Halimolobos jaegeri Rock mustard
Hedeoma nana Mock pennyroyal
Helianthus niveus ssp. tephrodes Showy sunflower
Helianthus petiolaris Showy sunflower Helianthus niveus ssp. canescens
Heliomeris multiflora Golden eye
Hesperocallis undulata Desert lily
Hibiscus denudatus Pale face
Hilaria rigida Big galleta Pleuraphis rigida
Hoffmannseggia glauca Pig nut
Hoffmannseggia microphylla Wand holdback Caesalpinia virgata
Hoffmannseggia microphylla Wand holdback (leaf) Caesalpinia virgata
Horsfordia newberryi Newberry's velvet mallow
Hymenoxys cooperi Cooper's rubberweed
Ipomopsis arizonica Arizona scarlet gilia
Ipomopsis polycladon Branching ipomopsis
Isocoma acradenia Alkali goldenbush
Juniperus californica California juniper
Juniperus osteosperma Utah juniper
Justicia californica Chuparosa
Kallstroemia californica California caltrop
Krameria bicolor White rhatany Krameria grayi
Krameria bicolor White rhatany (fruit) Krameria grayi
Krascheninnikovia lanata Winter fat
Langloisia setosissima ssp. punctata Lilac sunbonnet
Langloisia setosissima ssp. setosissima Bristly langloisia
Lappula redowskii Stickseed
Layia glandulosa Desert tidy tips
Lepidium flavum Yellow peppergrass
Lepidium fremontii Desert alyssum
Lepidium lasiocarpum Hairy peppergrass
Lepidium montanum Mountain pepperweed
Leptosiphon aureus ssp. aureus Golden linanthus Linanthus aureus ssp. aureus
Leptosiphon aureus ssp. decorus Golden linanthus (white) Linanthus aureus ssp. decorus
Leptosiphon breviculus Mojave linanthus Linanthus breviculus
Leptosiphon breviculus Mojave linanthus (white) Linanthus breviculus
Leptosyne californica California coreopsis Coreopsis californica
Leptosyne calliopsidea Leafy-stem coreopsis Coreopsis calliopsidea
Lessingia glandulifera var. glandulifera Lemmon's lessingia Lessingia lemmonii var. ramulosissima
Leucosyris arida Silver Lake daisy Machaeranthera arida
Lewisia rediviva var. minor Bitterroot
Linanthus bigelovii Bigelow's linanthus
Linanthus demissus Desert snow
Linanthus filiformis Yellow gilia Gilia filiformis
Linanthus jonesii Jones' linanthus
Linanthus maculatus Little San Bernardino Mtns. linanthus Gilia maculata
Linanthus parryae Sandblossoms (blue)
Linanthus parryae Sandblossoms (white)
Loeseliastrum matthewsii Desert calico
Loeseliastrum schottii Schott's calico
Logfia depressa Dwarf filago Filago depressa
Lomatium mohavense Desert parsley
Lomatium nevadense Desert lomatium
Lupinus andersonii Anderson's lupine
Lupinus arizonicus Arizona lupine
Lupinus arizonicus Arizona lupine (white)
Lupinus brevicaulis Sand lupine
Lupinus flavoculatus Yellow eyes
Lupinus odoratus Royal lupine
Lupinus shockleyi Desert lupine
Lycium andersonii Anderson's thornbush
Lycium brevipes Common desert thorn
Lycium cooperi Peach thorn
Lycium fremontii Fremont's box-thorn
Lyrocarpa coulteri Coulter's lyrepod
Lyrocarpa coulteri Coulter's lyrepod (fruit)
Malacothamnus densiflorus Yellow-stem bush mallow
Malacothrix coulteri Snake's head
Malacothrix glabrata Desert dandelion
Malacothrix sonchoides Yellow saucers
Malperia tenuis Brown turbans
Mammillaria dioica Fishhook cactus
Mammillaria tetrancistra Fishhook cactus (fruit)
Marina parryi Parry's marina
Menodora scabra Rough desert olive
Menodora scabra var. glabrescens Desert olive Menodora scoparia
Menodora spinescens Spiny desert olive
Mentzelia affinis Yellow blazing star
Mentzelia albicaulis White-stemmed stickleaf
Mentzelia involucrata Sand blazing star
Mentzelia jonesii Jones' blazing star
Mentzelia longiloba Adonis blazing star Mentzelia multiflora
Mentzelia polita Elegant blazing star
Mentzelia puberula Argus blazing star
Mentzelia reflexa Reflexed mentzelia
Mentzelia veatchiana Veatch's blazing-star
Mimulus androsaceus Rockjasmine monkeyflower
Mimulus bigelovii Bigelow's monkeyflower
Mimulus bigelovii Bigelow's monkeyflower (white)
Mimulus floribundus Slimy monkeyflower
Mimulus fremontii Fremont's monkeyflower
Mimulus nanus Dwarf monkeyflower
Mimulus palmeri Palmer's monkeyflower
Mimulus parishii Seep monkeyflower
Mimulus rubellus Red monkeyflower
Mirabilis albida Trailing four-o'clock Mirabilis pumila
Mirabilis laevis var. villosa Desert wishbone plant Mirabilis bigelovii
Mirabilis tenuiloba Long-lobed four o'clock
Mohavea breviflora Lesser mohavea
Mohavea confertiflora Ghost flower
Monoptilon bellidiforme Daisy desert star
Monoptilon bellioides Desert star
Monoptilon bellioides Desert star (lavender)
Mortonia utahensis Utah mortonia
Myriopteris covillei Coville's lip-fern Cheilanthes covillei
Myriopteris parryi Parry's lip-fern Cheilanthes parryi
Myriopteris viscida Viscid lip fern Cheilanthes viscida
Nama demissa Purple mat Nama demissum
Nama pusilla Small-leaved nama Nama pusillum
Nemacladus longiflorus Long-flowered threadplant
Nemacladus orientalis Redtip threadstem Nemacladus glanduliferus var. orientalis
Nemacladus rubescens Desert threadplant
Nicolletia occidentalis Hole-in-the-sand plant
Nicotiana obtusifolia Desert tobacco
Nitrophila occidentalis Western niterwort
Nolina bigelovii Bigelow's nolina (in fruit)
Nolina parryi Parry's nolina
Notholaena californica California cloak fern
Oenothera cespitosa Tufted evening primrose Oenothera caespitosa
Oenothera deltoides Birdcage evening primrose
Oenothera deltoides Birdcage evening primrose (dead)
Oenothera primiveris Large yellow primrose
Oenothera suffrutescens Scarlet gaura Gaura coccinea
Oligomeris linifolia Oligomeris
Olneya tesota Ironwood
Opuntia basilaris var. basilaris Beaver-tail cactus
Opuntia chlorotica Pancake cactus
Opuntia engelmannii Engelmann's prickly pear
Opuntia engelmannii Mojave pricklypear
Opuntia polyacantha var. erinacea Old man cactus Opuntia erinacea var. erinacea
Opuntia polyacantha var. erinacea Old man cactus (flower) Opuntia erinacea var. erinacea
Orobanche californica California broomrape (yellow)
Orobanche cooperi Desert broomrape
Packera multilobata Basin butterweed Senecio multilobatus
Packera multilobata Basin butterweed (rayless) Senecio multilobatus
Palafoxia arida var. arida Spanish needles
Palafoxia arida var. gigantea Spanish needles
Panicum urvilleanum Panic grass
Parkinsonia florida Palo verde Cercidium floridum
Pectis papposa Chinch-weed
Pectocarya heterocarpa (fruit) Chuckwalla comb-bur
Pectocarya platycarpa (fruit) Broad-nut comb-bur
Pectocarya recurvata Curve-nut Comb-bur (fruit)
Pectocarya setosa Stiff-stemmed comb-bur
Penstemon eatonii Eaton's penstemon
Penstemon floridus Rose penstemon
Penstemon fruticiformis Death Valley beardtongue
Penstemon incertus Mojave beardtongue
Penstemon palmeri Palmer's penstemon
Penstemon pseudospectabilis Desert penstemon
Penstemon scapoides Pinyon beardtongue
Penstemon utahensis Utah penstemon
Petalonyx thurberi Sandpaper plant
Peucephyllum schottii Desert fir
Peucephyllum schottii Desert fir (flowers)
Phacelia anelsonii Aven Nelson's phacelia
Phacelia barnebyana? Barneby's phacelia?
Phacelia calthifolia Caltha-leaved phacelia
Phacelia campanularia Desert Canterbury bells
Phacelia coerulea Sky blue phacelia (white)
Phacelia crenulata var. ambigua Notched-leaf phacelia
Phacelia crenulata var. ambigua Notched-leaf phacelia (white)
Phacelia crenulata var. minutiflora Notched-leaf phacelia
Phacelia cryptantha Limestone phacelia
Phacelia curvipes Curved-stem phacelia
Phacelia fremontii Yellow throats
Phacelia fremontii Yellow throats (sans yellow)
Phacelia nashiana Charlotte's phacelia
Phacelia neglecta Alkali phacelia
Phacelia pachyphylla Thick-leafed phacelia
Phacelia pedicellata Specter phacelia
Phacelia rotundifolia Roundleaf phacelia
Phacelia vallis-mortae Death Valley phacelia
Phlox stansburyi Stansbury phlox
Pholisma arenarium Sand plant
Pholisma sonorae Sand food (dried up)
Phoradendron bolleanum Bollean mistletoe Phoradendron pauciflorum
Phoradendron californicum Desert mistletoe
Phoradendron californicum Desert mistletoe (fruit)
Physalis crassifolia Ground cherry
Physalis hederifolia Ivy-leaved ground cherry
Physalis lancifolia Narrow-leaved tomatillo (fruit)
Physalis lobata Lobed ground cherry
Physaria kingii King's bladderpod Lesquerella kingii
Physaria tenella Bead pod Lesquerella tenella
Pilostyles thurberi Thurber's stemsucker
Pinus longaeva Bristlecone pine
Pinus longaeva Bristlecone pine (cone)
Plantago ovata Desert plantain
Plantago patagonica Woolly plantain
Pleurocoronis pluriseta Arrow-leaf
Pluchea sericea Arrowweed
Poa secunda Pine bluegrass
Polygala acanthoclada Desert milkwort
Porophyllum gracile Odora
Prenanthella exigua Bright white
Prosopis glandulosa Honey mesquite
Prunus andersonii Desert peach
Prunus fasciculata Desert almond
Prunus fremontii Desert apricot
Prunus fremontii Desert apricot (fruit)
Psathyrotes annua Turtleback
Psathyrotes ramosissima Turtleback
Psilostrophe cooperi Paper daisy
Psorothamnus arborescens Mojave indigo bush
Psorothamnus emoryi Indigo bush
Psorothamnus fremontii? Fremont's indigo bush?
Psorothamnus schottii Schott's indigo bush
Psorothamnus spinosus Smoke tree
Psorothamnus spinosus Smoke tree (flowers)
Psorothamnus spinosus Smoke tree (seedling)
Purshia stansburyana Antelope brush Purshia mexicana
Purshia tridentata var. glandulosa Desert bitterbrush
Quercus cornelius-mulleri Desert scrub oak
Quercus turbinella Grey oak
Rafinesquia neomexicana Desert chicory
Ranunculus cymbalaria Desert buttercup
Rhus aromatica var. simplicifolia Skunk bush
Rumex hymenosepalus Wild rhubarb
Salsola gobicola Paulsen's Russian thistle Salsola paulsenii
Saltugilia latimeri? Latimer's gilia?
Saltugilia latimeri? Latimer's gilia?
Salvia carduacea Thistle sage
Salvia dorrii Desert sage
Sanvitalia abertii Abert's sanvitalia
Sclerocactus polyancistrus Mojave fishhook cactus
Scutellaria mexicana Paper-bag bush Salazaria mexicana
Senecio flaccidus var. monoensis Mono groundsel
Senecio mohavensis Mojave groundsel
Senecio spartioides Broom groundsel
Senegalia greggii Catclaw acacia Acacia greggii
Senna armata Desert senna
Senna covesii Coues' cassia
Simmondsia chinensis Jojoba (female)
Simmondsia chinensis Jojoba (male)
Sisyrinchium idahoense Idaho blue-eyed grass
Sphaeralcea ambigua Apricot mallow
Sphaeralcea ambigua Apricot mallow (flower)
Sphaeralcea ambigua var. rosacea Apricot mallow
Sphaeralcea angustifolia Narrow-leaved desert mallow
Sphaeralcea rusbyi var. eremicola Rusby's desert mallow
Stanleya elata Panamint prince's plume
Stanleya pinnata Prince's plume
Stephanomeria exigua Mitra
Stephanomeria pauciflora Wire lettuce
Stillingia linearifolia Narrow-leaved stillingia
Stillingia spinulosa Annual toothleaf
Stipa hymenoides Indian rice grass Achnatherum hymenoides
Stipa speciosa Desert needlegrass Achnatherum speciosum
Streptanthella longirostris Long-beaked twist-flower
Streptanthus cordatus var. cordatus Heartleaf jewelflower
Stylocline micropoides Desert nest-straw
Suaeda nigra Bush seepweed Suaeda moquinii
Symphoricarpos longiflorus Desert snowberry
Syntrichopappus fremontii False woolly daisy
Tamarix aphylla Athel tree
Tetracoccus hallii Purple bush
Tetracoccus hallii Purple bush (in fruit)
Tetradymia axillaris Cotton-thorn
Tetradymia stenolepis Mojave horsebrush
Tetraneuris acaulis Angelita daisy
Thamnosma montana Turpentine broom
Thymophylla pentachaeta Five-needle pricklyleaf
Tidestromia suffruticosa var. oblongifolia Honeysweet Tidestromia oblongifolia
Tidestromia suffruticosa var. oblongifolia Honeysweet (flower) Tidestromia oblongifolia
Tidestromia suffruticosa var. oblongifolia Honeysweet (flowers) Tidestromia oblongifolia
Tiquilia canescens Woody crinklemat
Tiquilia palmeri Palmer's crinklemat
Tiquilia plicata Fanleaf crinklemat
Tragia ramosa Noseburn
Trianthema portulacastrum Lowland purslane
Tricardia watsonii Three-hearts (leaves)
Trichoptilium incisum Yellowdome
Trixis californica Trixis
Verbena gooddingii Southwestern verbena
Washingtonia filifera California fan palm
Xanthisma spinulosum Goodding's aster Machaeranthera pinnatifida
Xylorhiza cognata Mecca aster
Xylorhiza orcuttii Orcutt's aster
Xylorhiza tortifolia Mojave aster
Yucca baccata Banana yucca
Yucca brevifolia Joshua tree
Yucca brevifolia Pygmy Joshua trees
Yucca schidigera Mojave yucca
Ziziphus obtusifolia Graythorn (fruit)
Ziziphus parryi Lotebush (flower)

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