(This list prepared by Peter Warner, provided to DKY by Salt Point Supervising Ranger, Heidi Horvitz.
Edited slightly for content and format.)
Salt Point State Park - Vascular Plants 
Presence of taxa according to Best, et al. (1996), except as footnoted1 for personal observations
Taxonomic nomenclature follows Hickman, et al. (1993), except as footnoted2
Division SPHENOPHYTA       
Equisetaceae (Horsetail Family) - 3 taxa
Equisetum arvense common horsetail perennial wet soils near streams, seeps
E. hyemale ssp. affine common scouring rush perennial moist scrub near streams
E. telmateia ssp. braunii giant horsetail perennial streambanks, wet soils
         
Division PTEROPHYTA      
Blechnaceae (Deer Fern Family) - 2 taxa
Blechnum spicant deer fern perennial moist woods, canyons
  Woodwardia fimbriata western chain fern perennial along creeks, in springs, seeps
Dennstaedtiaceae (Bracken Family) - 1 taxon
  Pteridium aquilinum var. pubescens bracken perennial widespread in grassland, scrub
Dryopteridaceae (Wood Fern Family) - 4 taxa
Athyrium filix-femina var. cyclosorum lady fern perennial moist woods, forests
Cystopteris fragilis fragile fern perennial moist, shaded streambanks
Dryopteris arguta wood fern perennial woods, forests
  Polystichum munitum western sword fern perennial damp forests, scrub, along streams
Ophioglossaceae (Adder's-tongue Family) - 1 taxon
  Botrichium multifidum grape-fern perennial wet grassland, scrub
Polypodiaceae (Polypody Family) - 3 taxa
Polypodium californicum1 California polypody perennial damp woods, stream banks
P. glycyrrhiza licorice fern perennial damp canyons, on rocks, logs
  P. scouleri leather leaf fern perennial on rocks, cliffs near ocean
Pteridaceae (Brake Family) - 3 taxa
Adiantum aleuticum five-finger fern perennial wooded riparian
A. jordanii California maidenhair perennial damp woods
Pentagramma triangularis goldback fern perennial banks, cliffs, logs
Division CONIFEROPHYTA      
Cupressaceae (Cypress Family) - 2 taxa
Cupressus goveniana ssp. pigmaea pygmy or Mendocino cypress small tree pygmy forest
  C. macrocarpa*1 Monterey cypress tree coastal grassland
Pinaceae (Pine Family) - 5 taxa
Abies grandis grand fir tree forest
Pinus contorta ssp. bolanderi pygmy pine small tree pygmy forest
Pinus muricata Bishop pine tree forest
Pseudotsuga menziesii Douglas-fir tree forest
  Tsuga heterophylla1 western hemlock tree forest
Taxaceae (Yew Family) - 1 taxon
  Torreya californica1 California nutmeg shrub; tree moist, shady woodland, forest
Taxodiaceae (Bald-cypress Family) - 1 taxon
Sequoia sempervirens coast redwood tree redwood forest
Division ANTHOPHYTA      
Class DICOTYLEDONES      
Aizoaceae (Carpetweed or Fig-marigold Family) - 2 taxa
Carpobrotus chilensis* sea fig
  C. edulis* Hottentot-fig; iceplant perennial  
Anacardiaceae (Cashew or Sumac Family) - 1 taxon
  Toxicodendron diversilobum poison-oak shrub; vine scrub; woodland; forest
Apiaceae (Carrot, Parsley, Dill Family) - 20 taxa
Angelica hendersonii angelica perennial scrub; grassland
Apium graveolens* celery annual; perennial damp areas
Conioselinum pacificum1 conioselinum perennial scrub
Conium maculatum* poison hemlock perennial moist, disturbed sites; scrub, streamsides
Daucus carota* Queen Anne's lace annual grassland; disturbed sites
D. pusillus rattlesnake weed annual grassland
  Eryngium armatum coyote thistle perennial moist grassland
Foeniculum vulgare*1 fennel perennial disturbed sites; roadsides
Glehnia littoralis ssp. leiocarpa beach silvertop perennial  coastal strand
Heracleum lanatum1 cow parsnip perennial moist coastal scrub, grassland
Ligusticum apiifolium lovage perennial shady banks, grassland
Oenanthe sarmentosa ditch-carrot perennial marshes; streamsides
Osmorhiza  chilensis1 sweet cicely perennial moist, shady woodland, forest
Perideridia gairdnerii ssp. gairdnereii yampah perennial grassland; woodland
Sanicula arctopoides footsteps-of-spring perennial coastal bluffs; grassland
S. bipinnatifida purple sanicle perennial grassland
S. crassicaulis snakeroot perennial grassland; woodland
S. laciniata1 cutleaf sanicle perennial grassland; scrub
Scandix pecten-veneris*1 Venus's needle annual disturbed sites; grassland
  Torilis arvensis*1 hedge-parsley annual woodland; scrub; grassland
Apocynaceae (Dogbane Family) - 1 taxon
  Vinca major* periwinkle perennial disturbed sites; homesteads
Araliaceae (Ginseng Family) 1 taxon
  Aralia californica elk-clover; spikenard perennial moist sites; streamsides
Aristolochiaceae (Pipevine Family) - 1 taxon
  Asarum caudatum1 wild-ginger perennial streamsides; moist thickets
Asteraceae (Sunflower Family) - 67 taxa
Achillea millefolium yarrow perennial grassland
Adenocaulon bicolor1 trailfinder perennial shaded woodland, forest
Agoseris apargioides1  seaside agoseris perennial sandy soils; grassland; dunes
A. heterophylla1 annual mountain dandelion annual grassland
Ambrosia chamissonis beach-bur perennial beach; dunes
Anaphalis margaritacea1 pearly everlasting perennial grassland; scrub
Artemisia californica1 California sagebrush shrub scrub; grassland
A. douglasiana mugwort perennial wetlands; grassland; scrub
Artemisia suksdorfii coastal mugwort perennial wetlands; scrub; grassland
Aster chilensis1 aster perennial scrub; grassland
A. radulinus1 aster perennial woodland; scrub
Baccharis pilularis coyote brush shrub scrub; grassland
Bellis perennis* English daisy perennial moist grassland; disturbed sites
Calycadenia multiglandulosa sticky rosin weed annual dry grassland, slopes
Carduus pycnocephalus* Italian thistle annual grassland; disturbed sites
Chamomilla suaveolens*1 pineapple weed  annual disturbed sites
Cichorium intybus* chicory perennial disturbed sites; grassland
Cirsium douglasii var. breweri swamp thistle biennial; perennial wet grassland; scrub
C. occidentale var. occidentale cobweb thistle biennial grassland; coastal slopes; dunes
C. quercetorum1 brownie thistle perennial grassland
C. vulgare* bull thistle biennial grassland; scrub; disturbed, moist sites
Conyza canadensis1 horseweed annual disturbed sites
Cotula coronopifolia* brass-buttons perennial coastal wetlands
Delairea odorata* (= Senecio mikanioides2) Cape-ivy perennial (vinelike) scrub; woodland; disturbed sites
Erechtites glomerata* Australian fireweed perennial scrub, grassland, woodland
E. minima*  Australian fireweed annual; perennial scrub, grassland, woodland
Erigeron glaucus seaside daisy perennial coastal bluffs, grassland
Eriophyllum lanatum var. arachnoideum1 woolly sunflower perennial banks, slopes; scrub
E. staechadifolium seaside woolly sunflower shrub coastal bluffs; scrub
Filago californica herba impia annual grassland; scrub
Gnaphalium californicum1 cudweed annual; biennial scrub; grassland
G. luteo-album* cudweed annual grassland; disturbed sites
G. purpureum cudweed annual; perennial grassland; disturbed sites
G. ramosissimum1 cudweed biennial grassland; scrub
G. stramineum cudweed annual; biennial scrub; slopes
Grindelia stricta var. platyphylla gumplant perennial grassland; coastal bluffs, slopes
Helenium puberulum sneezeweed annual; perennial wetlands
Hemizonia congesta ssp. clevelandii1 hayfield tarweed annual grassland (upper prairie)
H. corymbosa ssp. corymbosa1 tarplant annual grassland
Hesperevax sparsiflora var. sparsiflora hesperevax annual grassland; scrub
Heterotheca sessiliflora ssp. bolanderi goldenaster perennial grassland; coastal bluffs
Hieracium albiflorum hawkweed perennial dry woodland; forest
Hypochaeris glabra* smooth cat's-ear annual grassland; dunes; disturbed sites
H. radicata* rough cat's-ear perennial grassland; disturbed sites
Lasthenia californica goldfields annual grassland
L. glaberrima1 marsh lasthenia annual salt marsh; wetlands
L. macrantha ssp. macrantha goldfields perennial grassland
Layia gaillardioides1 layia annual scrub; grassland
L. platyglossa ssp. platyglossa tidy-tips annual grassland; coastal bluffs
Leontodon taraxacoides* hawkbit annual; perennial grassland
Lessingia filaginifolia var. californica California-aster perennial grassland; slopes
Leucanthemum maximum* daisy perennial coastal strand
Madia exigua1 threadstem madia annual grassland; woodland
M. madioides woodland madia perennial woodland; forest
M. minima1 little madia annual woodland; forest; scrub
Microseris laciniata1 microseris perennial grassland
Petasites frigidus var. palmatus coltsfoot perennial streamsides; shaded wetlands
Psilocarphus tenellus var. tenellus1 woolly-heads annual disturbed, compacted soil
Senecio vulgaris*1 groundsel annual disturbed sites
Silybum marianum* milk thistle annual; biennial disturbed sites
Solidago canadensis ssp. elongata1 Canada goldenrod perennial scrub
S. spathulata ssp. spathulata coast goldenrod perennial sandy soils; dunes
Soliva sessilis*1 soliva annual disturbed, compacted soil
Sonchus asper* ssp. asper1 prickly sow-thistle annual disturbed sites; grassland
Sonchus oleraceus* common sow-thistle annual disturbed sites; grassland; scrub
Taraxacum officinale*1 dandelion perennial disturbed, moist sites; grassland
  Wyethia angustifolia narrow-leaved mule's-ears perennial grassland
Berberidaceae (Barberry Family) - 2 taxa
Berberis nervosa longleaf mahonia shrub woodland
  Vancouveria planipetala redwood-ivy; inside-out flower subshrub moist coniferous forest
Betulaceae (Birch Family) - 2 taxa
Alnus rubra1 red alder tree streamsides
  Corylus cornuta var. californica hazelnut; filbert shrub damp woodland; forest
Boraginaceae (Borage Family) - 3 taxa
Amsinckia spectabilis seaside fiddleneck annual coastal grassland; dunes
Myosotis discolor* blue scorpion-grass annual; biennial disturbed sites
  Plagiobothrys sp. popcorn flower annual wet grassland
Brassicaceae (Mustard Family) - 12 taxa
Barbarea orthoceras winter cress perennial wet sites
Brassica nigra*1 black mustard annual disturbed sites
B. rapa* field mustard annual disturbed sites, grassland
Cakile maritima* sea rocket annual dunes, beaches
Capsella bursa-pastoris*1 shepherd's purse annual disturbed sites
Cardamine californica var. californica milk maids perennial grassland, woodland, forest
C. oligosperma1 bitter cress annual disturbed sites, grassland, scrub
Erysimum menziesii ssp. concinnum wallflower bien/perennial grassland
Hirschfeldia incana*1 summer mustard biennial to perennial disturbed sites
Lepidium nitidum var. nitidum peppergrass annual  disturbed sites
Raphanus sativus*1 wild radish annual disturbed sites
  Rorippa nasturtium-aquaticum water cress perennial wet places, streams, seeps
Campanulaceae (Bellflower Family) - 1 taxon
  Campanula californica swamp harebell perennial freshwater swamp
Caprifoliaceae (Honeysuckle Family) - 3 taxa 
Lonicera hispidula var. vacillans honeysuckle perennial vine woodland; scrub
L. involucrata twinberry shrub wet scrub; streamsides
  Sambucus racemosa red elderberry shrub wet places; scrub
  Symphoricarpos albus var. laevigatus1 snowberry shrub wet places; streamsides
Caryophyllaceae (Pink Family) - 13 taxa
Cardionema ramosissimum sand mat perennial coastal grassland; dunes
Cerastium arvense field chickweed perennial grassland; rocky sites
C. glomeratum* mouse-ear chickweed annual grassland; disturbed sites
Polycarpon tetraphyllum* four-leaved allseed annual grassland; dunes; disturbed sites
Sagina apetala dwarf pearlwort annual disturbed sites; grassland
S. maxima ssp. crassicaulis big pearlwort perennial coastal bluffs
S. procumbens Arctic pearlwort perennial moist, sandy or gravelly places
Silene gallica* windmill pink annual grassland; disturbed sites
Spergula arvensis* stickwort annual grassland; disturbed sites
Spergularia macrotheca sticky sand-spurrey perennial rocky, sandy coastal grassland, bluffs
S. marina coastal sand-spurrey annual muddy, alkaline marshy places
S. rubra* sand-spurrey annual; perennial disturbed, compacted soil
  Stellaria media* common chickweed annual moist, disturbed sites
Celastraceae (Staff-tree Family) - 2 taxa
Euonymus occidentalis western burning bush shrub moist, shady canyons
  Paxistima myrsinites Oregon boxwood subshrub shaded slopes in woodland
Chenopodiaceae (Goosefoot Family) - 1 taxon
  Atriplex californica saltbush perennial sandy places; marshes
Convolvulaceae (Morning-glory Family) - 4 taxa
Calystegia occidentalis morning-glory perennial scrub
C. purpurata ssp. saxicola morning-glory perennial scrub
C. soldanella beach morning-glory perennial coastal strand; dunes
  Dichondra donelliana dichondra perennial (mat-forming) grassland
Crassulaceae (Stonecrop Family) - 2 taxa
Crassula connata sand pygmy-weed annual disturbed sites; grassland
  Dudleya farinosa live-forever perennial coastal bluffs; rocky sites
Cucurbitaceae (Gourd Family) - 2 taxa
Marah fabaceus var. fabaceus wild cucumber perennial (trailing) scrub; grassland; woodland
  M. oreganus coast man-root perennial (trailing) scrub; canyons
Dipsacaceae (Teasel Family) - 1 taxon
  Dipsacus sativus* Fuller's teasel biennial disturbed sites; roadside banks
Ericaceae (Heather Family) - 12 taxa
Arbutus menziesii Pacific madrone tree woodland; forest
Arctostaphylos canescens hoary manzanita shrub chaparral; scrub woodland
A. columbiana hairy manzanita shrub woodland openings
A. nummularia shatterberry; fire manzanita shrub woodland openings; pygmy forest 
A. uva-ursi forma coactilis2 bearberry shrub (low) marine terrace
Gaultheria shallon salal shrub (low) woodland; forest; scrub
Hemitomes congestum gnome plant perennial forest, in humus
Ledum glandulosum western Labrador-tea shrub coastal wetlands
Rhododendron macrophyllum California rose-bay shrub woodland; forest; pygmy forest
R. occidentale western azalea shrub moist sites; streambanks
Vaccinium ovatum blue huckleberry  shrub woodland; forest; scrub
  V. parvifolium red huckleberry shrub woodland; forest
Euphorbiaceae (Spurge Family) - 2 taxa
Eremocarpus setigerus dove weed; turkey-mullein annual disturbed sites, grassland
  Euphorbia peplus*1 petty spurge annual disturbed moist sites
Fabaceae (Legume Family) - 30 taxa
Acacia pycnantha*1 golden wattle tree disturbed sites (old homestead)
Astralagus nuttallii var. virgatus milkvetch perennial sandy soils; coastal strand; scrub; bluffs
Cytisus scoparius* Scotch broom shrub disturbed sites; roadsides; grassland
Genista monspessulana* French broom shrub disturbed sites; roadsides; grassland
Lathyrus vestitus hillside pea perennial scrub; woodland
Lotus angustissimus* lotus annual disturbed sites; grassland
L. formosissimus harlequin lotus perennial moist grassland
L. heermannii var. orbicularis lotus perennial scrub
L. humistratus lotus annual grassland; open, gravelly sites, slopes
L. junceus var. biolettii lotus perennial coastal sand; scrub
L. micranthus1 lotus annual grassland; open sites, slopes
L. purshianus var. purshianus Spanish clover annual disturbed sites; grassland
L. tenuis*2 bird's-foot trefoil perennial disturbed sites; grassland
L. wrangelianus lotus annual grassland
Lupinus arboreus var. arboreus*? yellow bush lupine shrub scrub; dunes
L. variicolor vari-colored lupine perennial grassland; coastal bluffs
Medicago polymorpha* bur-clover annual disturbed sites
Melilotus albus*2 white sweetclover annual; biennial disturbed sites; roadsides
M. indicus*2 sourclover annual disturbed sites; roadsides
Trifolium dubium* shamrock clover annual disturbed sites; grassland
T. macraei Chile clover annual grassland; disturbed sites
T. microcephalum smallhead clover annual grassland; disturbed sites
T. repens* white clover perennial moist, disturbed sites
T. subterraneum* subterranean clover perennial grassland; disturbed sites
T. variegatum whitetip clover annual grassland; moist sites
T. willdenovii1 tomcat clover annual grassland; scrub; open sites
T. wormskioldii cow clover perennial grassland; moist sites
Vicia americana var. americana American vetch perennial moist woodland; forest; grassland
Vicia gigantea giant vetch perennial scrub; seeps; streamsides
  V. sativa* ssp. nigra common vetch annual grassland; disturbed site
Fagaceae (Oak, Beech Family) - 7 taxa
Chrysolepis chrysophylla var. chrysophylla giant chinquapin tree forest
C. chrysophylla var. minor dwarf chinquapin shrub pygmy forest
Lithocarpus densiflorus var. densiflorus1 tanbark oak tree forest
Quercus agrifolia coast live oak tree woodland; forest
Q. chrysolepis canyon live oak tree forest
Q. garryana var. garryana Oregon oak tree woodland
  Q. parvula var. shrevei Shreve oak forest forest
Garryaceae (Silktassel Family) - 1 taxon
  Garrya elliptica silktassel shrub scrub; coastal bluffs
Gentianaceae (Gentian Family) - 3 taxa
Centaurium davyi centaurium annual moist grassland
Cicendia quadrangularis cicendia annual grassland
  Gentiana affinis var. ovata Oregon gentian perennial scrub
Geraniaceae (Geranium Family) - 6 taxa
Erodium botrys*1 broadleaf filaree annual disturbed sites; grassland
E. cicutarium*1 red-stemmed filaree annual disturbed sites; grassland
Geranium carolinianum geranium annual shady woodland
G. dissectum* cutleaf geranium annual disturbed sites; grassland
G. molle*1 softleaf geranium annual; biennial disturbed sites; grassland
  Pelargonium grossularioides*1 garden geranium perennial disturbed sites; roadsides
Hippocastanaceae (Buckeye Family) - 1 taxon
  Aesculus californica California buckeye tree woodland; slopes
Hydrophyllaceae (Waterleaf Family) - 5 taxa
Nemophila menziesii ssp. atomaria1 baby white-eyes annual grassland
N. parviflora var. parviflora nemophila annual shaded places 
Phacelia bolanderi phacelia perennial moist coastal bluffs
P. californica phacelia perennial rocky places
  P. malvifolia stinging phacelia annual gravelly, sandy slopes in scrub
Hypericaceae (St. John's Wort Family)
    = Clusiaceae (Best, et al.) - 2 taxa
Hypericum anagalloides Tinker's penny perennial wet meadow
  H. perforatum* Klamath weed perennial disturbed sites, trail- and roadsides
Lamiaceae (Mint Family) - 8 taxa
Mentha pulegium* pennyroyal perennial moist to wet places
M. spicata* spearmint perennial moist to wet places
Monardella villosa ssp. villosa coyote mint perennial; subshrub coastal bluffs; scrub
Pogogyne zizyphoroides pogogyne annual wet depressions 
Lamiaceae (Mint Family continued)
Prunella vulgaris var. lanceolata self-heal perennial moist places; grassland
Satureja douglasii1 yerba buena perennial moist scrub understory; woodland
Stachys ajugoides var. rigida hedge-nettle perennial grassland; scrub; woodland
  S. chamissonis coast hedge-nettle perennial wet places
Lauraceae (Laurel Family) - 1 taxon
  Umbellularia californica California bay shrub; tree woodland; forest
Limnanthaceae (Meadowfoam Family) - 1 taxon
  Limnanthes douglasii ssp. douglasii common meadowfoam annual wet grassland; marshes
Linaceae (Flax Family) - 2 taxa
Linum bienne flax perennial grassland
  L. usitatissimum*1 common flax annual disturbed sites, roadsides
Lythraceae (Loosestrife Family) - 1 taxon
  Lythrum hyssopifolium* loosestrife annual; biennial moist, disturbed sites
Malvaceae (Mallow Family) - 2 taxa
Sidalcea malvaeflora ssp. malvaeflora1 checkerbloom perennial grassland
  Sidalcea malvaeflora ssp. purpurea checkerbloom perennial grassland (Gerstle Cove area)
Myricaceae (Wax Myrtle Family) - 1 taxon
  Myrica californica wax myrtle shrub moist canyons, slopes
Myrtaceae (Myrtle Family) - 1 taxon
  Eucalyptus globulus* bluegum eucalyptus tree disturbed sites
Onagraceae (Evening Primrose Family) - 5 taxa
Camissonia cheiranthifolia beach evening-primrose perennial coastal strand; dunes
C. ovata sun cup perennial moist grassland
Clarkia davyi clarkia annual grassland
Epilobium angustifolium ssp. circumvagum fireweed perennial moist, open places
  Fuchsia boliviana*1 fuchsia shrub gardens, old homesteads
Oxalidaceae (Oxalis Family) - 4 taxa
Oxalis albicans ssp. pilosa sorrel perennial grassland
O. corniculata*1 oxalis perennial disturbed sites
O. oregana redwood sorrel perennial redwood forest
O. pes-caprae*1 Bermuda buttercup perennial disturbed sites; grassland
Papaveraceae (Poppy Family) - 3 taxa
Dicentra formosa1 western bleeding heart perennial moist redwood forest
Eschscholzia californica California poppy annual; perennial grassland
  Platystemon californicus cream cups annual grassland
Philadelphaceae (Mock Orange Family) - 1 taxon
  Whipplea modesta modesty; yerba de selva subshrub shaded woodland banks
Plantaginaceae (Plantain Family) - 6 taxa
Plantago coronopus* plantain annual; biennial disturbed sites; grassland; bluffs
P. erecta plantain annual grassland
P. lanceolata* English plantain perennial disturbed sites; grassland
P. major* common plantain perennial disturbed moist sites
Plantago maritima seaside plantain perennial coastal bluffs
  P. subnuda plantain perennial marshes; moist bluffs, banks
Plumbaginaceae (Leadwort Family) - 2 taxa
Armeria maritima ssp. californica sea thrift; sea-pink perennial coastal bluffs; coastal grassland
  Limonium californicum sea-lavender; marsh-rosemary perennial salt marsh; moist bluffs
Polemoniaceae (Phlox Family) - 4 taxa
Gilis capitata ssp. tomentosa gilia annual Miller Canyon
Linanthus bicolor (= Leptosiphon b.3) baby stars annual grassland
Navarretia mellita honey-scented skunkweed annual sandy slopes (Stump Beach)
  N. squarrosa skunkweed annual grassland; disturbed sites
Polygalaceae (Milkwort Family) - 1 taxon
  Polygala californica California milkwort perennial dry woodland
Polygonaceae (Knotweed Family) - 8 taxa
Chorizanthe cuspidata var. villosa spineflower annual coastal, sandy soils
Eriogonum latifolium coast buckwheat perennial grassland, coastal bluffs
Polygonum arenastrum* common knotweed annual disturbed sites
P. paronychia1 knotweed subshrub coastal strand; grassland
Rumex acetosella* sheep sorrel perennial disturbed sites, grassland
R. conglomeratus* dock perennial low-lying, moist areas
R. crispus* curly dock perennial disturbed moist sites
  R. salicifolius var. crassus rumex perennial sandy coastal sites; dunes
Portulacaceae (Purslane Family) - 2 taxa
Calandrinia ciliata red maids annual grassland; sandy areas
  Claytonia perfoliata miner's lettuce annual grassland; scrub; woodland
Primulaceae (Primrose Family) - 3 taxa
Anagallis arvensis* scarlet pimpernel annual disturbed sites; grassland
Centunculus minimus chaffweed annual wet places in grassland
  Trientalis latifolia starflower perennial woodland, forest
Ranunculaceae (Buttercup Family) - 3 taxa
Aquilegia formosa1 columbine perennial moist sites
Ranunculus californicus1 California buttercup perennial moist grassland
  R. . muricatus*1 stickseed buttercup annual; biennial moist, disturbed sites
Rhamnaceae (Buckthorn Family) - 7 taxa
Ceanothus foliosus var. foliosus wavyleaf ceanothus shrub dry woodland; scrub
Ceanothus  gloriosus var. gloriosus glory mat shrub coastal bluffs, slopes
C. griseus Carmel ceanothus shrub coastal scrub, slopes
C. thyrsiflorus blue blossom shrub woodland; scrub
C. velutinus var. hookeri tobacco brush shrub woodland slopes
Rhamnus californica coffeberry shrub woodland; scrub
  R. purshiana cascara shrub moist woodland
Rosaceae (Rose Family) - 22 taxa
Acaena novae-zelandiae* biddy-biddy perennial grassland
A. pinnatifida acaena perennial  grassland
Amelanchier alnifolia service-berry shrub woodland; open slopes; scrub
Aphanes occidentale lady's mantle annual disturbed sites; grassland
Cotoneaster pannosa* cotoneaster shrub scrub; disturbed sites
Fragaria chiloensis beach strawberry perennial (trailing) beach; dunes; grassland; scrub
F. vesca wood strawberry perennial (trailing) scrub; grassland; woodland
Heteromeles arbutifolia toyon shrub scrub; woodland
Horkelia californica horkelia perennial scrub; grassland
Horkelia tenuiloba1 thin-lobed horkelia perennial grassland
Potentilla anserina ssp. pacifica silverweed perennial  wet coastal places
P. glandulosa ssp. glandulosa sticky cinquefoil perennial grassland; woodland
Pyracantha angustifolia*1 firethorn shrub disturbed sites
Rosa californica1 California wild rose shrub scrub; moist places
R. eglanteria* sweet-brier shrub scrub; disturbed places
R. gymnocarpa wood rose perennial; shrub woodland; forest
R. nutkana var. nutkana Nootka rosa  shrub moist flat areas
Rubus discolor* Himalayan blackberry shrub disturbed sites
R. leucodermis blackcap raspberry shrub slopes; canyons
R. parviflorus thimbleberry shrub moist places; scrub
R. spectabilis salmonberry shrub moist places; streamsides
  R. ursinus California blackberry shrub; trailing grassland; scrub
Rubiaceae (Madder Family) - 6 taxa
Galium aparine bedstraw; cleavers annual (trailing) grassland; woodland
G. californicum ssp. maritimum bedstraw perennial (trailing) woodland; forest
G. porrigens climbing bedstraw perennial (climbing) woodland; scrub; forest
G. trifidum var. pacificum bedstraw perennial wet places
G. triflorum sweet-scented bedstraw perennial woodland
  Sherardia arvensis* field madder annual grassland
Salicaceae ( Willow Family) - 5 taxa
S. hookeriana coastal willow shrub stream mouths
S. laevigata red willow shrub; tree streamsides
S. lucida ssp. lasiandra1 shining willow shrub; tree wet places; seeps
S. scouleriana Scouler's willow tree woodland
  S. sitchensis Sitka willow shrub; tree streamsides
Saxifrigaceae (Saxifrage Family) - 3 taxa
Heuchera micrantha alumroot perennial damp banks, rocks, cliffs
H. pilosissima coast alumroot perennial coastal bluffs, slopes
  Tolmiea menziesii pig-a-back plant perennial damp, cool places (Miller Cr.)
Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family) - 13 taxa
Castilleja ambigua ssp. ambigua johnny-nip annual saline, marshy areas
C. attenuata valley tassels annual grassland
C. latifolia paintbrush perennial, subshrub coastal bluffs
C. subinclusa ssp. franciscana paintbrush perennial dry slopes (Miller Cr. Canyon)
C. wightii paintbrush perennial, subshrub scrub; coastal bluffs
Digitalis purpurea* foxglove perennial moist forest, other sites
Mimulus aurantiacus sticky monkeyflower perennial; shrub scrub; woodland
M. guttatus seep, or large, monkeyflower annual, perennial wet places
Scrophularia californica ssp. californica bee plant perennial moist to wet places; scrub
Synthyris reniformis1 snow queen perennial moist, shady sites; woodland
Triphysaria eriantha ssp. rosea johhny-tuck annual grassland
T. pusilla dwarf owl's-clover annual disturbed sites; grassland 
  T. versicolor ssp. versicolor owl's-clover annual grassland
Solanaceae (Nightshade Family) - 2 taxa
Solanum americanum small-flowered nightshade annual, perennial moist places
  S. furcatum* forked nightshade perennial disturbed sites, bluffs at Stump Beah
Urticaceae (Nettle Family) - 1 taxon
  Urtica dioica ssp. gracilis American stinging nettle perennial wet thickets; streamsides
Violaceae (Violet Family) - 3 taxa
Viola adunca western dog violet perennial grassland
V. glabella1 stream violet perennial along streams
  V. sempervirens redwood violet perennial woodland, forest
Viscaceae (Mistletoe Family) - 1 taxon
Arceuthobium campylopodum western dwarf mistletoe perennial hemi-parasite on Pinus contorta
Class MONOCOTYLEDONES      
Araceae (Arum Family) - 1 taxon
  Zantedeschia aethiopica* calla lily perennial seeps; streamsides; moist grassland
Cyperaceae (Sedge Family) - 10 taxa
Carex gynodynama sedge perennial moist grassland
C. hendersonii1 sedge perennial shaded, moist woodland, forest edge
C. obnupta slough sedge perennial marshes; wet grassland, scrub; seeps
C. vesicaria sedge perennial marshes; wet grassland
Cyperus eragrostis var. eragrostis nut-sedge perennial moist grassland, woodland, disturbed sites
Scirpus americanus American bulrush perennial marshes; streamsides
S. cernuus bulrush perennial wet ground; marshes; seeps
S. koilolepis bulrush perennial  wet ground; seeps
S. microcarpus panicled bulrush perennial seeps; streamsides; marshes
  S. pungens threesquare perennial marshes; wet, alkaline soils
Iridaceae (Iris Family) - 5 taxa
Iris douglasiana Douglas iris perennial (rhizome) grassland; open woodland
I. longipetala long-petaled iris perennial (rhizome) moist, open sites
Sisyrinchium bellum blue-eyed grass perennial (rhizome) grassland; open woodland
S. californicum golden-eyed grass perennial (rhizome) moist to wet, open sites
  Watsonia meriana*1 watsonia perennial (corm) disturbed sites (garden escape)
Juncaceae (Rush Family) - 11 taxa
Juncus bolanderi Bolander's rush perennial wet ground; marshes; seeps
J. bufonius var. bufonius toad rush annual seasonally moist ground
J. capitatus* rush annual vernally wet grassland, slopes
J. covillei rush perennial wet grassland (upper prairie)
J. effusus1 common rush perennial marshes; wet grassland, seeps, slopes
J. ensifolius rush perennial marshes; wet grassland
J. lesueurii1 coastal wire rush perennial sandy flats, slopes, grassland; dunes
J. patens1 gray rush perennial damp grassland, slopes; streamsides
J. phaeocephalus1 rush perennial marshes; wet ground
J. xiphioides rush perennial marshes; springs
Luzula comosa1 wood rush perennial moist grassland, woodland, slopes
Lemnaceae (Duckweed Family) - 1 taxon      
  Lemna minor1 duckweed perennial surface of pools, ponds, slow-moving water
Liliaceae (Lily Family) - 25 taxa
Allium dichlamydeum1 onion perennial (bulb) grassland; rocky bluffs
A. unifolium onion perennial (bulb) grassland; open sites
Brodiaea terrestris ssp. terrestris ground brodiaea perennial (corm) grassland; open woodland
Calochortus tolmiei pussy ears perennial (bulb) grassland; woodland
C. uniflorus pink star-tulip perennial (bulb) grassland; woodland
Camassia quamash camas perennial moist grassland; marsh
Clintonia andrewsiana1 clintonia perennial (rhizome) moist, shaded woodland
Dichelostemma capitatum ssp. capitatum blue dicks perennial (corm) grassland; open sites, banks
Disporum hookeri1 fairy bells perennial (rhizome) shaded sites; woodland; forest
D. smithii fairy bells perennial (rhizome) coastal shaded, moist sites (Miller Cr.)
Kniphofia uvaria* red-hot poker perennial (rhizome) disturbed sites (garden escape)
Lilium columbianum Oregon lily perennial (rhizome) dry scrub, grassland, forest openings
L. maritimum coast lily perennial (rhizome) moist, sandy sites in woodland, forest
L. pardalinum ssp. pardalinum leopard lily perennial (rhizome) springs, seeps, streamsides
Narcissus* sp. daffodil perennial (bulb) disturbed sites (garden escape)
Scoliopus bigelovii fetid adder's tongue perennial (rhizome) moist, shaded woodland, forest
Smilacina stellata false Solomon's-seal perennial (rhizome) moist sites; scrub; woodland; forest
Trillium ovatum ssp. ovatum western trillium perennial (rhizome) moist woods, scrub
Triteleia laxa Ithuriel's spear perennial (corm) dry flats, slopes in scrub, woodland
T. peduncularis1 long-rayed brodiaea perennial (corm) wet grassland; marshes
Veratrum fimbriatum fringed false hellebore perennial (rhizome) wet sites; streamsides; meadows
Xerophyllum tenax bear-grass perennial (rhizome) dry, open sites
Yucca* sp. yucca; Spanish bayonet perennial -tree/shrub ornamental; garden escape
Zigadenus fremontii var. fremontii star lily perennial (rhizome) drier sites, slopes; scrub; woodland; grassland
  Z. micranthus var. fontanus star lily perennial (rhizome) moist sites; flats
Orchidaceae (Orchid Family) - 4 taxa
Calypso bulbosa1 calypso orchid perennial shaded forest
Coralorrhiza striata1 striped coralroot perennial (rhizome) dense, shaded woodland, forest
Epipactis gigantea1 stream orchid perennial (rhizome) streamsides
  Spiranthes romanzoffiana1 ladies' tresses perennial (rhizome) moist grassland, seeps
Poaceae (Grass Family) aka Graminae - 55 taxa
Agrostis pallens thin grass perennial (rhizomes) grassland; woodland
Aira caryophyllea* silver European hairgrass annual grassland; disturbed sites
A. praecox* hairgrass annual bluffs; grassland
Ammophila arenaria* European beachgrass perennial (rhizome) dunes; beaches
Anthoxanthum odoratum* sweet vernal grass perennial (cespitose) moist grassland
Arundo donax* giant reed perennial (rhizomes) seeps; wetlands (Stump Beach)
Avena sativa* cultivated oat annual  disturbed sites
Briza maxima* rattlesnake grass annual grassland; disturbed sites; roadcuts
B. minor* little quaking grass annual grassland; disturbed sites
Bromus carinatus var. carinatus California brome perennial (cespitose) grassland; woodland
B. carinatus var. maritimus California brome perennial (cespitose) dunes; coastal bluffs, grassland
B. diandrus* ripgut brome annual sandy soils; grassland; disturbed sites
B. hordeaceus* soft chess annual grassland; woodland; disturbed sites
B. madritensis* ssp. rubens red brome annual grassland; disturbed sites
Calamagrostis bolanderi Bolander's reed grass perennial (rhizome) grassland
Calamagrostis nutkaensis Pacific reed grass perennial (cespitose) moist coastal grassland
Cortaderia jubata* jubatagrass perennial (cespitose) disturbed sites; bluffs; roadcuts
Cynodon dactylon* Bermudagrass perennial (rhizomes) disturbed sites
Cynosurus echinatus* dogtail grass annual grassland; openings in woodlands
Dactylis glomerata* orchard grass perennial (rhizomes) grassland; disturbed sites
Danthonia californica var. californica California oatgrass perennial (cespitose) moist grassland
Danthonia pilosa* hairy oatgrass perennial (cespitose)  disturbed sites
Deschampsia cespitosa ssp. holciformis tufted hairgrass perennial (cespitose)  grassland
D. elongata slender hairgrass perennial (cespitose) moist grassland, openings in woodlands
Digitaria ischaemum* crabgrass annual disturbed sites
Distichlis spicata saltgrass perennial (rhizomes) salt marshes, saline seeps
Elymus glaucus blue wildrye perennial (rhizomes) grassland; woodland
E. trachycaulus ssp. subsecundus bearded wheatgrass perennial (rhizomes) moist grassland, woodland
Festuca arundinacea* tall fescue perennial (cespitose) moist grassland; disturbed sites
F. californica California fescue perennial (cespitose) scrub; grassland; woodland
F. idahoensis Idaho fescue perennial (cespitose) scrub; grassland; woodland
F. pratensis* meadow fescue  perennial (cespitose) disturbed sites; roadsides
F. rubra1 red fescue perennial (cespitose)  grassland
Hierochloe occidentalis vanilla grass perennial (rhizomes) forest; scrub
Holcus lanatus* purple velvet grass perennial (clumping) moist grassland; disturbed sites
Hordeum brachyantherum ssp. brachyantherum meadow barley perennial (rhizomes) moist grassland
H. brachyantherum ssp. californicum meadow barley perennial (rhizomes) scrub; grassland
H. murinum* ssp. leporinum1 farmer's foxtail annual  grassland; disturbed sites
Lagurus ovatus* hare's tail annual grassland; disturbed sites
Leymus pacificus1 wildrye perennial (rhizomes) coastal bluffs
Lolium multiflorum* Italian ryegrass annual; biennial grassland; disturbed sites
Melica torreyana Torrey's melic perennial (rhizomes) woodland; scrub; forest
Nassella lepida foothill needlegrass perennial (cespitose) scrub; grassland
N. pulchra purple needlegrass perennial (cespitose) grassland
Panicum oligosanthes var. scribnerianum1 millet perennial  moist grassland (upper prairie)
Phalaris aquatica*1 Harding grass perennial (clumped) moist, disturbed sites
Phleum pratense* cultivated timothy perennial (clumped) disturbed sites
Poa annua*1 annual bluegrass annual moist, disturbed sites
P. douglasii sand dune bluegrass perennial (rhizomes) dunes; beaches
P. unilateralis ocean bluff bluegrass perennial (cespitose) grassland; coastal bluffs, rock outcrops
Polypogon interruptus* ditch beard grass perennial (clumped) low-lying damp places
P. monspeliensis* rabbitfoot grass  annual low-lying, vernally wet places
Trisetum canescens tall trisetum perennial (cespitose) moist areas
Vulpia bromoides*1 six-weeks fescue annual moist areas; marshy ground
  V. myuros* var. hirsuta foxtail fescue annual many habitats
Typhaceae (Cattail Family) including
    Sparganiaceae (Best, et al.) - 2 taxa
Sparganium erectum ssp. stoloniferum bur-reed perennial (rhizome) ponds, marshes, streams
Typha latifolia soft-flag; broad-leaved cattail perennial (rhizome) pond edges, marshes
         
Footnotes:
1. Taxon not documented as occurring specifically at Salt Point, Horseshoe Cove, Gerstle Cove, Stump Beach in
    Best, et al., A Flora of Sonoma County (1996). 
2. Nomenclature or spelling according to Best, et al. (1996)
3. Nomenclature according to Patterson, et al. (Madrono 2002)
472 taxa documented
List edited 04-02-2002  
Peter J. Warner