Wildflowers of California
Native Wildflowers of California

Photographed by

Brother Eric Vogel F.S.C. Saint Mary's College

Flowers collected by

Vern Yadon and associates

Pictures taken at the Wildflower show at the Museum of Natural History, Monterey, April 20, 1997.

Copyright 1999 by Brother Eric Vogel

For more information , see About these Pictures

M3-65 ACANTHOMINTHA LANCEOLATA SANTA CLARA THORNMINT LAMIACEAE

M2-80 ACEANA PINNATIFIDA CALIFORNIA ACAENA ROSACEAE

M1-21 ACER MARROPHYLLUM BIG LEAF MAPLE-CANYON MAPLE ACERACEAE

M7-10 ACHYRACHAENA MOLLIS BLOW-WIVES ASTERACEAE

M2-83 ADENOSTOMA FACICULATUM CHAMISE-GREASEWOOD-COMMON SAXIFRAGACEAE

M1-20 AESCULUS CALIFORNICA BUCKEYE HIPPOCASTANACEAE

mg-59 AIRA CARYOPHYLLEA HAIR GRASS--SHIVER GRASS POACEAE

mg-59L AIRA CARYOPHYLLEA HAIR GRASS--SHIVER GRASS POACEAE

M3-31 AMERIA MARITIMA SEA PINK--THRIFT PLUMBAGINACEAE

M2-97 ANAGALLIS ARVENSIS SCARLET PIMPERNEL-POOR MAN'S WEATHER PRIMULACEAE

M5-56 ANTHRISCUS CAUCALIS BUR-CHERVIL APIACEAE

M5-57 APIASTRUM ANGUSTIFULIUM WILD CELERY--MOCK CELERY APIACEAE

M5-18 ARABIS BREWERI BREWERS' ROCK CREST BRASSICACEAE

M3-14A ARABIS GLABRA TOWER MUSTARD BRASSICACEAE

M5-19 ARABIS GLABRA TOWER MUSTARD BRASSICACEAE

M3-12 ARBUTUS MENZIESSI MADORNE-PACIFIC PADRONE ERICACEAE

M3-10 ARCTOSTAPHYLOS EDMUNDSII LITTLE SUR MANZIANITA ERICACEAE

M3-11 ARCTOSTAPHYLOS GLANDULOSA ERICACEAE

M3-9ARCTOSTAPHYLOS HOOKERI MONTEREY MANZANITA ERICACEAE

M3-7 ARCTOSTAPHYLOS MONTEREYENSIS MONTEREY MARIZANITHA ERICACEAE

M3-4 ARCTOSTAPHYLOS OBISPOENSIS SERPENTINE MARYANTHA ERICACEAE

M3-8 ARCTOSTAPHYLOS PAJAROENSIS PAJARO MANIZANITA ERICACEAE

M3-5A ARCTOSTAPHYLOS PUMILA DUNE MANZANTA--SANDMAT MANZANTA ERICACEAE

M3-3 ARCTOSTAPHYLOS TOMENTOSA ERICACEAE

M3-5 ARCTOSTAPHYLOS TOMENTOSA ERICACEAE

M3-13 ARCTOSTAPHYSOS UVA-URSI BEARBERRY--SANDBERRY--RED BEARBERRY--KINNIKINNICK ERICACEAE

M7-13 ATEMISIA PHCNOCEPHALA BEACH SAGEWAORT--BEACH SAGEBRUSH ASTERACEAE

M5-51 ASCLEPIAS VESTITA WOOLY MILKWEED ASASCLEPIADACEAE

M5-52 ASCLEPIAS VESTITA WOOLY MILKWEED ASCASCLEPIADACEAE

M2-59 ASTRAGALUSRATTLEWEED FABACEAE

M2-61 ASTRAGALUS GABELIANUS DWARF LOCOWEED ASTRAFABACEA

M2-59A ASTRAGALUS NUTTALLII FABACEAE

M5-17 ATHYSANUS DWARF ATHYSANUS BRASSICACEAE

mg-58AVENTA FATUA WILD OATS POACEAE

mg-58LAVENTA FATUA WILD OATS POACEAE

mg-59 AVAVENTA FATUA WILD OATS POACEAE

mg-59L AVAVENTA FATUA WILD OATS POACEAE

M5-16ASSICA CAMPESTRIS FIELD MUSTARD BRASSICACEAE

mg-6 BRIZA MAXIMA RATTLESNAKE GRASS POACEAE

mg-6L BRIZA MAXIMA RATTLESNAKE GRASS POACEAE

mg-58 BRIZA MINOR LITTLE QUAKING GRASS POACEAE

mg-58L BRIZA MINOR LITTLE QUAKING GRASS POACEAE

mg-59 BRIZA MINOR LITTLE QUAKING GRASS POACEAE

mg-59L BRIZA MINOR LITTLE QUAKING GRASS POACEAE

M3-84 BRODIAEA TERRESTRES DWARD BRODIAEA LILIACEAE

mg-6 BROMUS ARENARIUS AUSTRALIAN CHESS POACEAE

mg-6L BROMUS ARENARIUS AUSTRALIAN CHESS POACEAE

mg-58 BROMUS CARINATUS CALIFORNIA BROME POACEAE

mg-58L BROMUS CARINATUS CALIFORNIA BROME POACEAE

mg-59 BROMUS CARINATUS CALIFORNIA BROME POACEAE

mg-59L BROMUS CARINATUS CALIFORNIA BROME POACEAE

mg-6 BROMUS HORDEACEUS SOFT CHESS POACEAE

mg-6L BROMUS HORDEACEUS SOFT CHESS POACEAE

mg-6 BROMUS INERMIS POACEAE

mg-6L BROMUS INERMIS POACEAE

mg-5 BROMUS MADRITENSIS FOSTAIL CHESS--RED BROME--TOXTAIL BROME-GRASS POACEAE

M5-15 CAKILE MARITIMA SEA ROCKET BRASSICACEAE

M3-87 CALOCHORTUS UNIFLORUS MARIPOSA LILY LILIACEAE

M1-56 CAMISSONIA BOOTHII SHREDDING EVENING PRIMROSE ONAGRACEAE

M1-55 CAMISSONIA CAMPESTRIS FIELD PRIMROSE ONAGRACEAE

M1-53 CAMISSONIA CONTORTA CONTORTED PRIMROSE ONAGRACEAE

M1-52 CAMISSONIA OVATA SUN CUP-GOLDEN EGGS ONAGRACEAE

mg-62 CAREX HARFORDII CYPERACEAE

mg-62 CAREX OBNUPTA SLOUGH SEDGE CYPERACEAE

mg-62 CAREX SENTA CYPERACEAE

mg-62 CAREX SERRATODENS CYPERACEAE

mg-60 CAREX SUBFUSCA RUSTY SEDGE CYPERACEAE

mg-61 CAREX SUBFUSCA RUSTY SEDGE CYPERACEAE

mg-62 CAREX SUBFUSCA RUSTY SEDGE CYPERACEAE

M3-55 CASTELLEJA DENSIFLORA OWL'S CLOVER SCROPHULIARIACEAE

M3-53 CASTILLEJA FALIOLOSA WOOLLY INDIAN PAINT BRUSH SCROPHULARIACEAE

M5-13 CAULANTHUS COULTERI BRASSICACEAE

M1-32 CEANOTHUS DENTATUS DWARF CLANOTHUS RHAMNACEAE

M1-33 CEANOTHUS INCANUS WHITE THORN-COAST WHITETHORN RHAMNACEAE

M1-30 CEANOTHUS INTEGERRIMUS DEER BRUSH RHAMNACEAE

M1-27 CEANOTHUS OLIGANTHUS JIM BRUSH RHAMNACEAE

M1-26 CEANOTHUS PAPILLOSUS WARTY LEAVED CEONOTHUS RHAMNACEAE

M3-67 CENTRANTHUS RUBER RED VALERIAN VALERIANACEAE

M3-33 CHORIZANTHE STOFICOIDES TURKISH RINNGING POLYGOACEAE

M1-43 CLARIKIA TEMBLORIENSIS ONAGRACEAE

M1-51 CLARKIA BREWERI FAIRY FANS ONAGRACEAE

M1-50 CLARKIA CYLINDRICA ONAGRACEAE

M1-46 CLARKIA LEWISII BOTTA'S GODETIA ONAGRACEAE

M1-48 CLARKIA PURPUREA FOUR SPOT ONAGRACEAE

M1-42 CLARKIA UNGIUCULATA CLARKIA-ELEGANT CLARKIA ONAGRACEAE

M3-36 CLAYTONIA PERFOLIATA MINERS LETTUCE PORTULACACEAE

M3-42 CLEMATIS IASIANTHA PIPE-STEM RANUNCULACEAE

M5-50 COLLOMIA HETEROPHYLLA VARIED-LEAVED POLEMONICACEAE

M5-55 CONIUM MACULATUM POISON HEMLOCK(DEADLY POISONOUS)APIACEAE

M1-37 CROTON CALIFORNICUS CALIFORNIA CROTON EUPHORBIACEAE

mg-58L CYNOSURUS ECHINATUS HEDGEHOG DOGTAIL POACEAE

mg-59L CYNOSURUS ECHINATUS HEDGEHOG DOGTAIL POACEAE

mg-60L CYPERUS ERAGRASTIS UMBRELLA SEDGE CYPERACEAE

mg-61L CYPERUS ERAGRASTIS UMBRELLA SEDGE CYPERACEAE

M3-41A DELPHINIUM PATENS SPREADING LARKSPUR RANUNCULACEAE

M3-41 DELPHINIUM VARIEGATUM ROYAL LARKSPUR RANUNCULACEAE

mg-5L DESCHAMPSIA POACEAE

M2-90 DUDLEYA CALSPITOSA SEA LETTUCE CRASSULACEAE

M2-89 DUDLEYA FARINOSA BLUFF LETTUCE CRASSULACEAE

mg-5L EHRHARTA CALYCINA VELDT GRASS POACEAE

mg-60L ELEOCHARIS MACROSTACHYA PALE SPIKE RUSH CYPERACEAE

mg-61L ELEOCHARIS MACROSTACHYA PALE SPIKE RUSH CYPERACEAE

mg-5L ELYMUS MULTISETUS SQUIRREL-TAIL GRASS POACEAE

M5-43 EMMENANTHE PENDULFLORA WHISPERING BELLS HYDROPHYLLACEAE

M3-29 EREMALCHE PARRYI PARRY'S MALLOW--VIOLET MALLOW MALVACEAE

M3-68 ERIOPHYLLUM CONFERTIFLORUM GOLDEN YARROW ASTERACEAE

M1-5 ERODIUM CICUTARIUM RED STEMMED FILAREE GERANIACAE

M3-39 ESCHSCHOLIZIA HYPECOIDES SAN BENITO POPPY PAPAVERACEAE

M2-79 FRAGARIA CHILOENSIS SAND STRAWBERRY-BEACH STRAWBERRY-CHILEAN ROSACEAE

M3-30 FREMONTEODENDRON CALIFORNICUM FLANNEL BUSH STERCULIACEAE

M3-89 FRITILLARIA AFFINIS CHECKER-LILY LILIACEAE

M3-2 GAULTHERIA SHALLON SALA ERICACEAE

M1-4 GERANIUM DISSECTUM COMMON GERANIUM-CUT LEAVED GERANIUM GERANIACAE

M5-49 GILIA CAPITATA RANGE GILIA POLEMONICACEAE

M7-24 GNAPHALIUM CALIFORNICUM CALIFORNIA EVERLASTING--CALIFORNIA CUDWEED--GREEN EVERLASTING ASTERACEAE

M5-24 HELIANTHEMUM SCOPARIUM RUSH-ROSE CISTACEAE

M2-76 HETEROMELES ARBUTIFLORA TAYEN-CALIFORNIA HOLLY-CHRISTMAS BERRY-TOLLEN ROSACEAE

M2-86A HEUCHERA MAXIMA ISLAND ALUMROOT(NATIVE OF CHANNEL SAXIFRAGACEAE

M2-86 HEUCHERA MICRANTHA SMALL FLOWERED HEUCHERA SAXIFRAGACEAE

mg-4 HIEROCHLOE OCCIDENTALIS VANILLA GRASS POACEAE

M5-11 HIRSCHFELDIA INCANA SUMMER MUSTARD BRASSICACEAE

mg-4L HOLCUS LANATUS VELVET GRASS POACEAE

mg-4 HORDEUM MARINUM MEDITERRANEUM BARLEY POACEAE

mg-4 HORDEUM MURINUM POACEAE

M2-75 HORKELIA CUNEATA WEDGE-LEAF HORKELIA ROSACEAE

mg-62 JUNCUS OCCIDENTALIS WESTERN RUSH CYPERACEAE

mg-3 KOELERIA MACRANTHA JUNE GRASS POACEAE

M2-56 LATHYRSUS LITTORALIS BEACH PEA-SILKY BEACH PEA FABACEAE

M3-28 LAVATERA ARBOREA TREE MALLOW MALVACEAE

M3-74 LAYIA GAILLARDIOIDES WOODLAND LAYIA ASTERACEAE

M3-73 LAYIA HETEROTRICHA PALE YELLOW LAYIA ASTERACEAE

M3-63 LEPENCHINIA PITCHER SAGE LAMIACEAE

M1-2 LIMNANTHES DOUGLASII MEADOW FOAM-COMMOM MEADOW FOAM LIMNANTHACAE

M5-46 LINANTHUS LINIFLORUS FLAX-FLOWERED LINANTHUS POLEMONIACEAE

M2-82 LITHOPHARAGMA HETEROPHYLLA HILL STAR SAXIFRAGACEAE

M2-85A LITHOPHRAGMA OFFINE WOODLAND STAR SAXIFRAGACEAE

mg-3 LOLIUM MULTIFORM ITALIAN RYE GRASS POACEAE

M3-34 LONICERA INVOLUCRATA TWINBERRY CAPRIFOLICEAE

M2-55 LOTUS FORMOSISSIUMS WITCH'S TEETH-SLENDER HOSACKIA FABACEAE

M2-53 LOTUS HEERMANNI FABACEAE

M2-50 LOTUS MICRANTHUS HILL LOTUS-SMALL FLOWERED HOSACKIA FABACEAE

M2-49 LOTUS SALSUGINOSUS COASTAL LOTUS FABACEAE

M2-48 LOTUS SCORPARIUS DEER WEED-CALIFORNIA BROOM FABACEAE

M2-43 LUPINESS BICOLEN LINDLUP ANNUAL-MINIATURE FABACEAE

M2-44 LUPINESS ARBORUS YELLOW BUSH LUPINE-YELLOW FLOWERED BUSH LUPINE-TREE FABACEAE

M2-41 LUPINESS CONCINNUS BAJADA LUPINE-CONCINNUS ANNUAL LUPINE FABACEAE

M2-39 LUPINESS HIRSUTISSIMUS STINGING LUPINE FABACEAE

M2-37 LUPINESS LALIFALIUS BREAD LEAVED LUPINE FABACEAE

M2-34 LUPINESS MICROCARPUS CHICK LUPINE FABACEAE

M2-31 LUPINESS NANUS SKY LUPINE-DOUGLAS ANNUAL LUPINE FABACEAE

M2-32 LUPINESS TRUNCATUS NUTTALL'S ANNUAL LUPINE FABACEAE

mg-62L LUZULA COMASA WOODRUSH CYPERACEAE

M5-27 MALACOTHAMNUS PALMERI CARMEL VALLEY BUSH-MALLOW MALVACEAE

M3-22 MARAH FABACEUS COMMON MANROOT--CALIFORNIA OR VALLEY CUCURBITACEAE

M3-38 MECONELLA LINEARIS NARROW LEAVED MECONELLA PAPAVERACEAE

mg-3L MELICA CALIFORNICA CALIFORNIA MELIC POACEAE

mg-3L MELICA IMPERFECTA CALIFORNIA MELICA POACEAE

M2-29 MELILOTUS ALBA WHITE SWEET CLOVER-WHITE MELILAT FABACEAE

M5-21 MENTZELIA GRACILENTA BLAZING STAR LOASACEAE

M3-75 MONOLOPIA GRACILENS WOODLAND MONOLPIA ASTERACEAE

mg-2 NASSELLA CERNUA NODDING NEEDLEGRASS POACEAE

mg-2 NASSELLA PULCHRA NODDING STIPA(CALIFORNIA STATE GRASS) POACEAE

M5-42 NAVARETIA PUBESCENS POLEMONIACEAE

M1-39 OENOTHERA ELATA HOOKER'S EVENING PRIMROSE ONAGRACEAE

M1-8 OXALIS LAXA OXALIDACEAE

mg-2 PENNISETUM SETACEUM FOUNTAIN GRASS POACEAE

M3-45 PENSTEMON HETEROPHYLLUS CHAPARRAL PENSTEMON SCROPHULARIACEAE

M5-36 PHACELIA TANACETIFOLIA TANSY PHACELIA HYDROPHYLLACEAE

M5-39 PHACELIA VISCIDA STICKY PHACELIA HYDROPHYLLACEAE

mg-2 PHALORIS CALIFORNIA CALIFORNIA CANARY GRASS POACEAE

M5-38 PHOLISTOMAOURITUM FIESTA FLOWER HYDROPHYLLACEAE

M2-74 PHYSOCORPUS PACIFIC NINEBARK ROSACEAE

M3-37 PLATYSTEMON CALIFORNICUS CREAM CUPS PAPAVERACEAE

mg-2L POA ANNUA ANNUAL BLULBOUS BLUEGRASS POACEAE

mg-1L POA BULBOSA BULBOUS BLUEGRASS POACEAE

mg-1L POA DOUGLASI POACEAE

mg-1L POA SECUNDA MALPAIS BLUE GRASS POACEAE

M1-19 POLYGALA CALIFORNICA MILKWORT-CALIFORNIA MILKWORT POLYGALACEAE

M5-33 POLYGONUM PARONYCHIA BEACH KNOTWEED POLYGONACEAE

M2-72 POTENTILLA ANSERINA SILVER LEAF-PACIFIC SILVER WEED ROSACEAE

M1-12 POTENTILLA HICKMANII HICKMAN'S CINQUEFOIL ROSACEAE

M1-14 POTENTILLA HICKMANII HICKMAN'S CINQUEFOIL ROSACEAE

M2-70 PRUNUS ILICIFOLIA ISLAY-HOLLY LEAVED CHERRY ROSACEAE

M3-40 RANUNCULUS CANUS SACRAMENTON VALLEY BUTTERCUP RANUNCULACEAE

M1-22 RHAMNUS CALIFORNICA COFFEE BERRY-CALIFORNIA COFFEE BERRY RHAMNACEAE

M1-23 RHAMNUS ILICFOLIA HOLLY-LEAF RED BERRY RHAMNACEAE

M1-18 RHUS TRILOBATA SQUASH BUSH-SKUNK BUSH ANACARIACEAE

M2-92 RIBES SANGUINEUM FLOWERING CURRANT-RED FLOWERING GROSSULARIACEAE

M2-23 ROBINIA PSEUDOACACIA BLACK LOCUST FABACEAE

M2-66 ROSA PENETORUS HYBRID NATIVE ROSE ROSACEAE

M2-65 RUBUS PARVIFLORUS THIMBLEBERRY ROSACEAE

M5-31 RUMEX ACETOSELLA SHEEP SORREL POLYGONACEAE

M2-25 RUPERTIA PHYSODES CALIFORNIA TEA FABACEAE

M3-21 SALIX LAEVIGATA RED WILLOW SALICACEAE

M3-60 SALVIA CARDUACEA THISTLE SAGE LAMIACEAE

M3-62 SALVIA CARDUACEA THISTLE SAGE LAMIACEAE

M3-58 SALVIA SPATHACEA CRIMSON SAGE LAMIACEAE

M5-54 SANICULA BIPINNITIFIDA PURPLE SANICLE--SHOE BUTTONS APIACEAE

mg-1 SCHIMUS ARABICUS POACEAE

mg-61 SCIRPUS CALIFORNICUS CALIFORNIA BULRUSH CYPERACEAE

mg-60 SCIRPUS MICROCARPUS PANICLED BULRUSH--SMALL-FRUITED CYPERACEAE

mg-61 SCIRPUS MICROCARPUS PANICLED BULRUSH--SMALL-FRUITED CYPERACEAE

mg-60 SCIRPUS PUNGENS COMMON THREESQUARE CYPERACEAE

M3-76 SENECIO BREWERI BREWER'S BUTTERFIELD ASTERACEAE

M3-26 SIDALCEA MALVAEFLORA CHECKER BLOOM MALVACEAE

M5-8 SISYMBRIUM ALTISSIMUM TUMBLE MUSTARD BRASSICACEAE

M3-91 SMILACINA RACEMOSA FAT SOLOMON LILIACEAE

M3-93 SMILICINA STELLATA SLIM SOLOMON LILIACEAE

M2-24 SPARTIUM JUNCEUM SPANISH BROOM FABACEAE

M3-24 TAMARIX PARVILFLORA SMALL-FLOWRED TAMARISK TAMARIACEAE

M3-15 THYSANOCARPUS CURVIPES LACE POD--FRINGE POD--HAIRY FRINGE BRASSICACEAE

M3-17 THYSANOCARPUS INSIGNIS PLUMED STREPTANTHYUS (PURPLE BRASSICACEAE

M3-56 TRICHOSTEMA LANATUM WOOLLY BLUE CURLS LAMIACEAE

M2-99 TRIENTALES IATIFOLIA STAR FLOWER-PACIFIC STAR FLOWER PRIMULACEAE

M2-19 TRIFOLIUM ALBOPURPUREUM RANCHERIA CLOVER FABACEAE

M2-17 TRIFOLIUM BARBIGERUM GRAYS CLOVER FABACEAE

M2-15 TRIFOLIUM CAMPESTRE HOP CLOVER FABACEAE

M2-13 TRIFOLIUM DEPAUPERATUM BLADDER CLOVER-PALE SACK CLOVER FABACEAE

M2-10 TRIFOLIUM MICROCEPHALUM MAIDEN CLOVER-SMALL-HEADED CLOVER FABACEAE

M2-5 TRIFOLIUM SUBTERRANEUM SUBTERRANEAN CLOVER FABACEAE

M1-16 TRIFOLIUM TRICHOCALYX FABACEAE

M1-15 TRIFOLIUM TRICHOCALYX FABACEAE

M2-7 TRIFOLIUM TRICHOCALYX FABACEAE

M2-5A TRIFOLIUM VARIEGATUM WHITE TIPPED CLOVER FABACEAE

M3-94 TRILLIUM OVATUM COAST TRILLIUM LILIACEAE

M3-95 TRITELEJA IXIOIDES PRETTY FACES LILIACEAE

M3-97 TRITELEJA IXIOIDES LILIACEAE

M3-78 UROPAPPUS LENDLEYI SILVER PUFFS ASTERACEAE

M3-1 VACCINUM OVATUM CALIFORNIA HUCKLEBERRY ERICACEAE

M3-83 VALLIUM CRISPUM CRINKLED ONION LILIACEAE

M2-2 VICIA HASSEI CALIFORNIA VETCH FABACEAE

M3-25 VIOLA PEDUNCULA YELLOW PANSY--JOHNNY JUMP-UP--WILD PANSY--CALIFORNIA VIOLACEAE

M5-22 VIOLA SEMPERVIRENS REDWOOD VIOLET--EVERGREEN VIOLACEAE

mg-1L VULPIA MICROSTACHYS POACEAE

mg-1L VULPIA MYUROS POACEAE

M3-77 WYETHIA ANGUSTIFOLIA NARROW-LEAVED MULE-EARS ASTERACEAE

M3-99 ZIGADENUS MICRANTHUS FOUNTAIN ZYGADENE LILIACEAE

mg-1L GRASSES POACEAE

mg-2L GRASSES POACEAE

mg-3L GRASSES POACEAE

mg-4L GRASSES POACEAE

mg-58 GRASSES POACEAE

mg-59L GRASSES POACEAE

mg-6 GRASSES POACEAE

mg-60L GRASSES CYPERACEAE

mg-61LGRASSES CYPERACEAE

mg-62LGRASSES CYPERACEAE

mg-63L GRASSES CYPERACEAE