Floristic Survey of Hearn Gulch
May - August, 2003
Family Botanical Name Common Name
  ( * = non-native to area, bold = sensitive species)  
Ferns and Fern Allies
Dennstaedtiaceae/Bracken Pteridium aquilinum var. pubescens Bracken, Brake
Dryopteridaceae/Wood Fern Polystichum munitum Western Sword Fern
Equisetaceae/Horsetail  Equisetum telmateia ssp. braunii Giant Horsetail
Polypodiaceae/Polypody Polypodium scouleri Leather-leaf Fern
Pteridaceae/Brake Adiantum jordanii (1) California maidenhair
  Pentagramma triangularis Goldback Fern
Conifers
Cupressaceae/Cypress Cupressus macrocarpa * Monterey Cypress
Pinaceae/Pine Pinus muricata Bishop Pine
  Pseudotsuga menziesii var. menziesii Douglas-fir
Angiosperms/Dicots
Aizoaceae/Fig-marigold Carpobrotus chilensis * Sea Fig
Anacardiaceae/Sumac Toxicodendron diversilobum Western Poison Oak
Apiaceae/Carrot Angelica hendersonii Angelica
Daucus pusillus Rattlesnake Weed
Eryngium armatum Coyote Thistle, Coast Eryngo
Heracleum lanatum Cow-parsnip
Sanicula arctopoides Footsteps of Spring, Yellow Mats
Asteraceae/Sunflower Achillea millefolium Coastal Yarrow
Agoseris apargiodes var eastwoodiae Beach Dandelion
Anaphalis margaritacea Pearly Everlasting
Baccharis pilularis Coyote Brush
Carduus pycnocephalus * Italian Thistle
Cirsium vulgare * Bull Thistle
Erechtites glomerata * Coast Fireweed
Eriophyllum staechadifolium Lizard-tail, Seaside Woolly Sunflower
Gnaphalium purpureum Purple Cudweed
Grindelia stricta var. platyphylla Gumweed
Hesperevax sparsiflora ssp. brevifolia Short-leaved Evax
Heterotheca sessiliflora ssp. Bolanderi
Hypochaeris radicata * Rough Cat's-ear
Lasthenia californica Goldfields
Lessingia filanginifolia var. californica California Aster
Microseris bigelovii Coast Microseris
Picris echioides * Bristly Ox-tongue
Senecio mikanioides * German-ivy, Cape-ivy
Solidago californica California Goldenrod
Silybum marianum Milk Thistle
Sonchus oleraceus * Common Sow Thistle
Wyethia angustifolia Narrow-leaved Mule Ears
Brassicaceae/Mustard Brassica rapa * Field Mustard
Cakile maritima * Sea Rocket
Raphanus sativus * Wild Radish
Rorippa nasturtium-aquaticum * Water Cress
Boraginaceae/Borage Plagiobothrys reticulatus Northern Popcorn Flower
Plagiobothrys stipitatus var. stipitatus Stipitate Allocarya
Caprifoliaceae/Honeysuckle Lonicera hispidula var. vacillans California Honeysuckle
Caryophyllaceae/Pink Cerastium arvense Field Chickweed
Cerastium glomeratum * Mouse-ear Chickweed
Silene gallica * Windmill Pink
Spergularia rubra * Red Sand-spurrey
Convolvulaceae/Morning Glory Calystegia purpurata ssp. saxicola Western Morning Glory
Crassulaceae/Stonecrop Dudleya farinosa Bluff Lettuce,Live Forever
Ericaceae/Heath Arbutus menziesii Pacific Madrone
Gaultheria shallon Salal
Vaccinium ovatum California Huckleberry
Fabaceae/Legume Lotus formosissimus Coast Lotus, Witch's Teeth
Lotus purshianus var purshianus Spanish Clover
Lotus tenuis * Birdsfoot Trefoil
Lupinus arboreus var. arboreus Yellow Bush Lupine
Lupinus variicolor Lindley's Varied Lupine
Mellilotus officinalis * Yellow Sweetclover
Trifolium barbigerum Bearded Clover
Trifolium dubium * Shamrock, Little Hop Clover
Trifolium macraei Twinhead Clover, Chile Clover
Trifolium wormskioldii Cow Clover
Garryaceae/Silk-Tassel Garrya elliptica Coast Silk-tassel Tree
Geraniaceae/Geranium Erodium botrys Broad-leaf Filaree
Erodium cicutarium * Red-stemmed Filaree
Geranium bicknellii Bicknell's Cranesbill
Geranium dissectum * Cut-leaved Geranium
Geranium molle * Cranesbill, Dove's-foot Geranium
Hydrophyllaceae/Waterleaf  Phacelia californica California Phacelia
Lamiaceae/Mint Prunella vulgaris var. lanceolata Self-heal
Satureja douglasii Yerba Buena
Stachys ajugoides var. rigida Bugle Hedge Nettle
Stachys chamissonis Coast or Swamp Hedge Nettle
Linaceae/Flax Linum bienne * Narrow-leaved flax
Malvaceae/Mallow Sidalcea malviflora ssp. purpurea Checker Mallow, Purple Checkerbloom
Myricaceae/Wax Myrtle Myrica californica California Wax Myrtle
Onagraceae/Evening Primrose Clarkia davyi Davy's Godetia
Epilobium ciliatum ssp. watsonii Western Willow-herb
Papaveraceae/Poppy Eschscholzia californica California Poppy
Plantaginaceae/Plantain Plantago coronopus * Cutleaf Plantain
Plantago erecta Dwarf Plantain
Plantago lanceolata * English Plantain
Plantago subnuda Coast Plantain
Polemoniaceae/Phlox Navarretia squarrosa Skunkweed
Polygonaceae/Buckwheat Eriogonum latifolium Coast Buckwheat
Polygonum paronchia Dune Knotweed
Rumex acetosella * Sheep Sorrel
Rumex crispus * Curley Dock
Rumex salicifolius var. crassus Willow Dock
Portulacaceae/Purslane Calandrinia ciliata Red Maids
Claytonia perfoliata Miner's Lettuce
Primulaceae/Primrose Anagallis arvensis * Scarlet Pimpernel
Ranunculaceae/Buttercup Aquilegia formosa Columbine
Delphinium hesperium Coast Larkspur
Ranunculus californicus California Buttercup
Rhamnaceae/Buckthorn Ceanothus thyrsiflorus Blue Blossom
Rosaceae/Rose Fragaria chiloensis Beach Strawberry
Rubus ursinus California Blackberry
Rubiaceae/Madder Galium aparine Goose Grass
Salicaceae/Willow Salix lasiolepis var. bigelovii Arroyo Willow
Saxifragaceae/Saxifrage Heuchera pilosissima Coast Alumroot
Scrophulariaceae/Figwort Castilleja wightii Wight's Indian Paintbrush
Mimulus auriantiacus Sticky Monkeyflower
Mimulus guttatus Seep-spring Monkey Flower
Scrophularia californica Bee Plant, California Figwort
Triphysaria eriantha ssp. rosea Johnny-tuck
Triphysaria versicolor ssp. versicolor (1) Yellowbeak Owl's-clover
Violaceae/Violet Viola adunca Western Dog Violet
Monocots
Cyperaceae/Sedge Scirpus microcarpus Panicled Bulrush
Scirpus pungens Threesquare
Iridaceae/Iris Iris douglasiana Douglas Iris
Sisyrinchium bellum Blue-eyed Grass
Juncaceae/Rush Juncus phalocephalus var. phalocephalus Brown-headed Rush
Liliaceae/Lily Brodiaea terrestris ssp. terrestris Earth Brodiaea, Dwarf Brodiaea
Smilacina stellata Slender or Star Solomon's Seal
Triteleia laxa Ithuriel's Spear
Poaceae/Grass Agrostis blasdalei Blasdale's Bent Grass
Agrostis capillaris * Colonial Bent
Agrostis densiflora California Beng Grass
Aira praecox * Early Hair Grass
Ammophila arenaria * European Beachgrass
Anthoxanthum odoratum * Sweet Vernal Grass
Avena barbata * Slender Wild Oat
Briza maxima * Quaking Grass,Big Rattlesnake Grass
Briza minor * Quaking Grass,Little Rattlesnake Grass
Bromus carinatus var. carinatus California Brome
Bromus diandrus * Ripgut Grass
Bromus hordaceus * Cheat Grass, Soft Chess
Calamagrostis nutkaensis Pacific Reed Grass
Cynosurus echinatus * Hedgehog Dogtail
Dactylis glomerata * Orchard Grass
Danthonia californica California Oatgrass
Deschampsia cespitosa ssp. holciformus Pacific Hairgrass
Holcus lanatus * Velvet Grass
Hordeum brachyantherum ssp. brachyantherum Meadow Barley
Lagurus ovatus * Hare's Tail
Lolium multiflorum * Italian Ryegrass
Lolium perenne * Perennial Ryegrass
Parapholis incurva * Sickle Grass
Poa annua * Annual Bluegrass
Vulpia bromoides * Six-weeks Fescue
Original list by Dorothy Scherer, transcribed for the web site by nj.
(1) Added by nj