Plant Check List for Mesquite Mountains, San Bernardino County, United States.

Edited by Tom Schweich

This list is assembled from personal collections, herbarium vouchers, and published lists. For California, much of the data is provided by the participants of the Consortium of California Herbaria (http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/consortium/). For Colorado, much of the data is provided by the Southwest Environmental Information Network, which web site is found at (http://swbiodiversity.org). See their respective websites for copyright information and recommended citation formats.

For a complete list of Locations included in this Area List, see the Locations Included section, below.

This page is highly summarized. For detail about the distribution of plants, please see: Detailed Area List for Mesquite Mountains, San Bernardino County, United States.

1. Ephedraceae


2. [ ] Ephedra nevadensis S. Watson. Nevada Ephedra. SdwVy

3. Asteraceae


4. [ ] Ambrosia dumosa (A. Gray) W. W. Payne. (Syn: Franseria d. A. Gray ) White Bur-Sage, Burroweed. SdwVy
5. [ ] Ambrosia eriocentra (A. Gray) Payne. Wooly Bur-Sage.
6. [ ] Ambrosia salsola (A. Gray) Strother & B. G. Baldwin. (Syn: Hymenoclea salsola Torr. & A. Gray ) Cheesebush. SdwVy
7. [ ] Baileya multiradiata Harv. & A. Gray ex Torr. Desert Marigold.
8. [ ] Chaenactis carphoclinia A. Gray var. carphoclinia. Pebble Pincushion. WP
9. [ ] Chaenactis fremontii A. Gray. Desert Pincushion. SdwVy
10. [ ] Cirsium neomexicanum A. Gray. Desert Thistle.
11. [ ] Ericameria linearifolia (DC.) Urb. & J. Wussow. Narrowleaf Goldenbush.
12. [ ] Eriophyllum wallacei (A. Gray) A. Gray. (Syn: Antheropeas wallacei (A. Gray) Rydberg ) Woolly Easter Bonnets.
13. [ ] Porophyllum gracile Benth. Odora.
14. [ ] Rafinesquia californica Nutt. California Chicory. SdwVy
15. [ ] Rafinesquia neomexicana A. Gray. Desert Chicory. SdwVy
16. [ ] Xylorhiza tortifolia (Torr. & A. Gray) Greene var. tortifolia. Mojave Woody Aster. WP

17. Bignoniaceae


18. [ ] Chilopsis linearis (Cav.) Sweet ssp. arcuata (Fosb.) Henrickson. Desert Willow.

19. Boraginaceae


20. [ ] . Borage Family.
21. [ ] Amsinckia tessellata A. Gray var. tessellata. Bristly Fiddleneck. WP
22. [ ] Cryptantha Lehm. ex G. Don. Cryptantha.
23. [ ] Cryptantha pterocarya (Torr.) Greene var. cycloptera (Greene) J. F. Macbr. Tucson Cryptantha. WP
24. [ ] Cryptantha utahensis (A. Gray) Greene. Fragrant Forget-Me-Not.
25. [ ] Nama demissum A. Gray var. demissum. Desert Purple Mat.
26. [ ] Pectocarya heterocarpa (I.M. Johnst.) I.M. Johnst. Mixed-Nut Combseed. SdwVy
27. [ ] Pectocarya platycarpa (Munz & I.M. Johnst.) Munz & I.M. Johnst. Broad-Fruited Combseed. SdwVy
28. [ ] Phacelia crenulata Torrey var. crenulata. Cleftleaf Wildheliotrope.
29. [ ] Phacelia fremontii Torr. Fremont's Phacelia.
30. [ ] Phacelia perityloides Coville var. jaegeri Munz. Cliff Phacelia.
31. [ ] Phacelia vallis-mortae J. W. Voss. Death Valley Phacelia.
32. [ ] Pholistoma membranaceum (Benth.) Constance. White Fiestaflower.
33. [ ] Tiquilia canescens (DC.) A. T. Richardson var. canescens. Woody Crinklemat.

34. Brassicaceae


35. [ ] Lepidium fremontii S. Watson. Desert Pepperweed.

36. Cactaceae


37. [ ] Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa (Engelm. & J. M. Bigelow) F. M. Knuth. (Syn: Opuntia acanthocarpa Engelm. & J. Bigelow ) Buckhorn Cholla.
38. [ ] Ferocactus cylindraceus (Engelm.) Orc. Barrel Cactus.
39. [ ] Mammillaria tetrancistra Engelm. Foxtail Cactus.
40. [ ] Opuntia basilaris Engelm. & J. Bigelow var. basilaris. Beavertail Cactus.

41. Caryophyllaceae


42. [ ] Eremogone macradenia (S. Watson) Ikonn. var. macradenia. (Syn: Arenaria macradenia S. Watson var. mcaradenia ) Desert Sandwort.

43. Celastraceae


44. [ ] Mortonia utahensis (Trel.) Nelson. Utah Mortonia.

45. Chenopodiaceae


46. [ ] Grayia spinosa (Hook.) Moq. Spiny Hop Sage.
47. [ ] Krascheninnikovia lanata (Pursh) A. D. J. Meeuse & Smit. (Syn: Diotis lanata Pursh , Eurotia lanata (Pursh) Moquin-Tandon ) Winter Fat.

48. Euphorbiaceae


49. [ ] Chamaesyce albomarginata (Torrey & A. Gray) Small. Rattlesnake Weed.

50. Fabaceae


51. [ ] Dalea mollis Benth. Hairy Prairie Clover.
52. [ ] Lupinus flavoculatus A. Heller. Yellow Eyes. WP
53. [ ] Psorothamnus fremontii (A. Gray) Barneby var. fremontii. Fremont's Indigo Bush.

54. Geraniaceae


55. [ ] Erodium cicutarium (L.) L'Her. ex Aiton. Hemlock-leav'd Crane's-bill. Weed: CAL-IPC, List: Limited. WP

56. Krameriaceae


57. [ ] Krameria erecta Schultes. Pima Rhatany.

58. Lamiaceae


59. [ ] Hedeoma nana (Torr.) Briq. ssp. californica W. S. Stewart. California Mock Pennyroyal.
60. [ ] Salazaria mexicana Torrey. Mexican Bladder Sage.
61. [ ] Salvia dorrii (Kellogg) Abrams var. pilosa (A. Gray) J. L. Strachan & Rev. (Syn: Audibertia incana Benth. var. pilosa A. Gray , Ramona pilosa (A. Gray) Abrams , Salvia carnosa Douglas ex Greene var. pilosa (A.Gray) Epling ) Purple Sage. SdwVy
62. [ ] Salvia mohavensis E. Greene. Mohave Sage.

63. Loasaceae


64. [ ] Eucnide urens (A. Gray) C. Parry. Rock Nettle.
65. [ ] Mentzelia nitens Greene. Shining Blazing Star.

66. Malvaceae


67. [ ] Sphaeralcea ambigua A. Gray. Apricot Mallow.
68. [ ] Sphaeralcea ambigua A. Gray var. ambigua. (Syn: Sphaeralcea ambigua A. Gray ssp. monticola Kearney ) Apricot Mallow. SdwVy

69. Nyctaginaceae


70. [ ] Allionia incarnata L. Windmills.
71. [ ] Mirabilis laevis (Benth.) Curran var. villosa (Kellogg) Spellenb. (Syn: M. bigelovii A. Gray var. bigelovii ) Wishbone Bush.

72. Oleaceae


73. [ ] Menodora spinescens A. Gray. Spiny Desert Olive.

74. Onagraceae


75. [ ] Chylismia brevipes (A. Gray) Small ssp. brevipes. (Syn: Camissonia brevipes (A. Gray) Raven ssp. brevipes ) Browneyes.
76. [ ] Chylismia claviformis (Torr. & Frém.) A. A. Heller. (Syn: Camissonia claviformis (Torr. & Frém.) P. H. Raven ) Browneyes.
77. [ ] Chylismia claviformis × brevipes.

78. Orobanchaceae


79. [ ] Castilleja chromosa A. Nelson. Desert Indian Paintbrush.
80. [ ] Orobanche cooperi (A. Gray) A. Heller. (Syn: Aphyllon cooperi A. Gray ) Burro Weed Strangler.

81. Phrymaceae


82. [ ] Diplacus bigelovii (A. Gray) G. L. Nesom var. bigelovii. (Syn: Mimulus bigelovii (A. Gray) A. Gray var. bigelovii )

83. Plantaginaceae


84. [ ] Penstemon palmeri A. Gray ssp. palmeri. Wild Pink Snapdragon.
85. [ ] Plantago ovata Forsskal. Desert Indian-Wheat.

86. Polemoniaceae


87. [ ] Gilia aliquanta A. D. Grant & V. E. Grant ssp. aliquanta. Puff Calyx Gilia.
88. [ ] Gilia cana (M. E. Jones) A. Heller. Desert Gilia, Showy Gilia.
89. [ ] Langloisia setosissima (Cov.) S. Timbrook ssp. punctata. Lilac Sunbonnet. WPH
90. [ ] Linanthus demissus (A. Gray) E. Greene. Desert Snow.

91. Polygonaceae


92. [ ] Chorizanthe brevicornu Torr. var. brevicornu. Brittle Spineflower. SdwVy
93. [ ] Chorizanthe rigida (Torrey) Torrey & A. Gray. Spiny Herb. WP
94. [ ] Eriogonum . Buckwheat. WP
95. [ ] Eriogonum fasciculatum Benth. ssp. polifolium (A. DC.) Torrey & A. Gray. California Buckwheat. SdwVy
96. [ ] Eriogonum inflatum Torrey & Fremont. Desert Trumpet.
97. [ ] Eriogonum maculatum A. Heller. Spotted Buckwheat.
98. [ ] Eriogonum nidularium Coville. Birdnest Buckwheat.
99. [ ] Oxytheca perfoliata Torr. & A. Gray. Round-Leaf Puncturebract. WP

100. Ranunculaceae


101. [ ] Delphinium parishii A. Gray ssp. parishii A. Gray. Parish's Larkspur.

102. Rosaceae


103. [ ] Coleogyne ramosissima Torrey. Blackbrush.

104. Rubiaceae


105. [ ] Galium stellatum Kellogg. (Syn: G. s. Kellogg ssp. eremicum (Hilend & J. T. Howell) Ehrend. ) Starry Bedstraw.

106. Santalaceae


107. [ ] Phoradendron californicum Nutt. Desert Mistletoe.

108. Solanaceae


109. [ ] Lycium andersonii A. Gray. Water Jacket.
110. [ ] Lycium cooperi A. Gray. Cooper's Box Thorn.
111. [ ] Nicotiana obtusifolia Martens & Galeotti. Desert Tobacco.
112. [ ] Physalis hederifolia A. Gray. Ivy-Leaved Ground Cherry.

113. Zygophyllaceae


114. [ ] Larrea tridentata (DC) Cov. Creosote Bush. SdwVy

115. Agavaceae


116. [ ] Yucca brevifolia Engelm. Joshua Tree.
117. [ ] Yucca schidigera K. E. Ortgies. Mohave Yucca. SdwVy

118. Poaceae


119. [ ] Bromus madritensis L. ssp. rubens (L.) Husn. (Syn: B. rubens L. ) Red Brome. Weed: CAL-IPC, List: High. Inyo National Forest, priority: Locally high; generally low, SdwVy
120. [ ] Hilaria rigida (Thurb.) Scribn. (Syn: Pleuraphis ridiga Thurber ) Big Galleta. SdwVy
121. [ ] Schismus barbatus (L.) Thell. Mediterranean Grass. SdwVy
122. [ ] Stipa hymenoides Roem. & Schult. (=Eriocoma hymenoides (Roem. & Schult.) Rydb.) Indian Rice Grass. SdwVy

Total number of taxa: 90
Native Taxa:
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84
Exotic Taxa:
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3
Nativity Undetermined:
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3
Listed Weeds:
Identified as Weed
2

Locations Included in This Area

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Date and time this article was prepared: 4/14/2024 5:47:14 PM