Teresa Sholars
College of the Redwoods
Fort Bragg, CA 95437
November 2003
PRELIMINARY VAN DAMME STATE PARK PLANT LIST
Abies grandis grand fir Pinaceae
Acaena pinnatifida var. californica acaena Rosaceae
Acer macrophyllum big-leaf maple Aceraceae
Achillea millefolium yarrow Asteraceae
Achlys triphylla ssp. triphylla vanilla leaf Berberidaceae
Actaea rubra baneberry Ranunculaceae
Adenocaulon bicolor trail plant Asteraceae
Adiantum aleuticum five-finger fern Pteridaceae
Agrostis blasdalei Blasdaleís bent grass Poaceae
Agrostis hallii Hall's bent grass Poaceae
Agrostis stolonifera * creeping bent Poaceae
Allium amplectens onion Liliaceae
Allium dichlamydeum onion Liliaceae
Alnus rubra red alder Betulaceae
Ambrosia chamissonis beach-bur Asteraceae
Ammophila arenaria * European beach grass Poaceae
Anagallis arvensis * scarlet pimpernel Primulaceae
Anaphalis margaritacea pearly everlasting Asteraceae
Angelica hendersonii angelica Apiaceae
Anthoxanthum odoratum * sweet vernal grass Poaceae
Aphanes occidentalis aphanes Rosaceae
Aquilegia formosa columbine Ranunculaceae
Aralia californica spikenard Araliaceae
Arctostaphylos columbiana hairy manzanita Ericaceae
Arctostaphylos glandulosa manzanita Ericaceae
Arctostaphylos nummularia Fort Bragg manzanita Ericaceae
Arctotheca calendula * capeweed Asteraceae
Armeria maritima ssp. californica sea pink Plumbaginaceae
Artemisia douglasiana mugwort Asteraceae
Artemisia sp. sagebrush Asteraceae
Asarum caudatum wild-ginger Aristolochiaceae
Athyrium filixfemina var. cyclosorum lady fern Dryopteridaceae
Avena barbata * slender wild oat Poaceae
Baccharis pilularis coyote brush Asteraceae
Bellis perennis * English daisy Asteraceae
Berberis darwinii * barberry Berberidaceae
Berberis nervosa Oregon-grape Berberidaceae
Blechnum spicant deer fern Blechnaceae
Botrychium multifidum leather grape-fern Ophioglossaceae
Boykinia occidentalis boykinia Saxifragaceae
Briza maxima * quaking grass Poaceae
Brodiaea terrestris ground brodiaea Liliaceae
Bromus carinatus California brome Poaceae
Bromus diandrus * ripgut Poaceae
Bromus hordeaceus * soft chess Poaceae
Bromus laevipes woodland brome Poaceae
Cakile maritima * European sea rocket Brassicaceae
Calamagrostis nutkaensis Pacific reed grass Poaceae
Calandrinia ciliata red maids Portulacaceae
Calochortus tolmiei pussy ears Liliaceae
Calypso bulbosa calypso Orchidaceae
Calystegia purpurata ssp. purpurata morning-glory Convolvulaceae
Calystegia soldanella beach morning-glory Convolvulaceae
Campanula prenanthoides bluebell Campanulaceae
Cardamine californica var. sinuata milk maids, toothwort Brassicaceae
Cardamine oligosperma bitter cress Brassicaceae
Carex californica California sedge Cyperaceae
Carex obnupta sedge Cyperaceae
Carpobrotus chilensis * sea fig, ice plant Aizoaceae
Carpobrotus edulis * ice plant Aizoaceae
Castilleja ambigua ssp. ambigua Johnny-nip Scrophulariaceae
Castilleja mendocinensis Mendocino coast paintbrush Scrophulariaceae
Castilleja wightii Indian paintbrush Scrophulariaceae
Ceanothus gloriosus var. exaltatus glory brush Rhamnaceae
Ceanothus griseus Carmel ceanothus Rhamnaceae
Ceanothus thyrsiflorus blue blossom Rhamnaceae
Cerastium arvense field chickweed Caryophyllaceae
Cerastium fontanum ssp. vulgare * mouse-ear chickweed Caryophyllaceae
Cerastium glomeratum * mouse-ear chickweed Caryophyllaceae
Chimaphila umbellata Princeís pine Ericaceae
Chrysolepis chrysophylla giant chinquapin Fagaceae
Chrysosplenium glechomifolium golden saxifrage Saxifragaceae
Cirsium brevistylum Indian thistle Asteraceae
Cirsium douglasii var. douglasii swamp thistle Asteraceae
Cirsium quercetorum brownie thistle Asteraceae
Cirsium vulgare * bull thistle Asteraceae
Clarkia davyi clarkia Onagraceae
Claytonia perfoliata miner's lettuce Portulacaceae
Claytonia sibirica candy flower Portulacaceae
Clintonia andrewsiana clintonia Liliaceae
Conium maculatum * poison hemlock Apiaceae
Convolvulus arvensis * morning glory Convolvulaceae
Convolvulus sp. morning glory, bindweed Convolvulaceae
Coptis laciniata goldthread Ranunculaceae
Corallorhiza maculata spotted coralroot Orchidaceae
Corallorhiza striata striped coralroot Orchidaceae
Coronopus didymus * wart cress Brassicaceae
Cortaderia jubata * jubata grass Poaceae
Corylus cornuta var. californica hazelnut, filbert Betulaceae
Cotoneaster spp. cotoneaster Rosaceae
Crassula sp. pygmy weed Crassulaceae
Cupressus pygmaea pygmy cypress Cupressaceae
Cynoglossum grande hound's tongue Boraginaceae
Cynosurus echinatus * hedgehog dogtail Poaceae
Cyperus sp. nutsedge Cyperaceae
Cytisus scoparius * Scotch broom Fabaceae
Dactylis glomerata * orchard grass Poaceae
Danthonia californica California oatgrass Poaceae
Daucus pusillus rattlesnake weed Apiaceae
Delairea odorata (Senecio mikanioides) * Cape ivy Asteraceae
Deschampsia cespitosa tufted hairgrass Poaceae
Dicentra formosa bleeding heart Papaveraceae
Digitalis purpurea * foxglove Scrophulariaceae
Disporum hookeri fairy bells Liliaceae
Disporum smithii fairy bells Liliaceae
Distichlis spicata saltgrass Poaceae
Dudleya farinosa stonecrop Crassulaceae
Elymus glaucus blue wildrye Poaceae
Epilobium brachycarpum fireweed Onagraceae
Epilobium ciliatum ssp. watsonii willow-herb Onagraceae
Equisetum telmateia ssp. braunii giant horsetail Equisetaceae
Erechtites glomerata * Australian fireweed Asteraceae
Erechtites minima * Australian fireweed Asteraceae
Erigeron glaucus seaside daisy Asteraceae
Erigeron supplex supple daisy Asteraceae
Eriogonum latifolium dune buckwheat Polygonaceae
Erodium cicutarium * filaree Geraniaceae
Eschscholzia californica California poppy Papaveraceae
Eucalyptus globulus * blue gum Myrtaceae
Euonymus occidentalis var. occidentalis western burning bush Celastraceae
Euphorbia peplus * petty spurge Euphorbiaceae
Festuca sp. fescue Poaceae
Fragaria chiloensis beach strawberry Rosaceae
Fragaria vesca wood strawberry Rosaceae
Fritillaria affinis checker lily Liliaceae
Galium aparine galium Rubiaceae
Galium californicum galium Rubiaceae
Galium sp. bedstraw Rubiaceae
Galium triflorum sweet-scented bedstraw Rubiaceae
Garrya elliptica coast silk tassel Garryaceae
Gaultheria shallon salal Ericaceae
Genista monspessulana * French broom Fabaceae
Geranium dissectum * cranesbill Geraniaceae
Geranium molle * cranesbill Geraniaceae
Gnaphalium purpureum purple cudweed Asteraceae
Gnaphalium stramineum cudweed Asteraceae
Goodyera oblongifolia rattlesnake plantain Orchidaceae
Hedera helix * English ivy Araliaceae
Helianthemum scoparium peak rush-rose Cistaceae
Hemitomes congestum gnome plant Ericaceae
Heracleum lanatum cow parsnip Apiaceae
Hesperevax sparsiflora var. brevifolia short-leaved evax Asteraceae
Heteromeles arbutifolia toyon, Christmas berry Rosaceae
Heterotheca sessiliflora ssp. bolanderi goldenaster Asteraceae
Heuchera pilosissima alumroot Saxifragaceae
Heuchera sp. alumroot Saxifragaceae
HierochloŽ occidentalis vanilla grass Poaceae
Holcus lanatus * common velvet grass Poaceae
Holodiscus discolor oceanspray Rosaceae
Hordeum brachyantherum California barley Poaceae
Hordeum murinum ssp. leporinum * foxtail barley Poaceae
Hordeum sp. foxtail barley Poaceae
Hypericum anagalloides Tinker's penny Hypericaceae
Hypochaeris glabra * cat's ear Asteraceae
Hypochaeris radicata * coast dandelion Asteraceae
Iris douglasiana Douglas iris Iridaceae
Juncus breweri Brewer's rush Juncaceae
Juncus bufonius toad rush Juncaceae
Juncus effusus green rush Juncaceae
Juncus occidentalis rush Juncaceae
Juncus patens blue-green rush Juncaceae
Juncus phaeocephalus var. phaeocephalus brown headed rush Juncaceae
Juncus spp. rush Juncaceae
Lamium purpureum * henbit Lamiaceae
Lampranthus spectabilis * iceplant Ruschieae
Lasthenia californica goldfields Asteraceae
Lathyrus vestitus wild pea Fabaceae
Layia chrysanthemoides layia Asteraceae
Ledum glandulosum Labrador tea Ericaceae
Lilium maritimum coast lily Liliaceae
Lilium pardalinum ssp. pardalinum leopard lily Liliaceae
Linum bienne * flax Linaceae
Listera cordata heart-leaved twayblade Orchidaceae
Lithocarpus densiflorus var. densiflorus tan oak, tanbark oak Fagaceae
Lolium multiflorum * Italian ryegrass Poaceae
Lolium perenne * perennial ryegrass Poaceae
Lonicera hispidula var. vacillans twining honeysuckle Caprifoliaceae
Lotus corniculatus * birdfoot trefoil Fabaceae
Lotus formosissimus harlequin lotus Fabaceae
Lotus micranthus lotus Fabaceae
Lupinus arboreus bush lupine Fabaceae
Lupinus littoralis bluff lupine Fabaceae
Luzula comosa hairy wood rush Juncaceae
Luzula sp. hairy wood rush Juncaceae
Lysichiton americanum yellow skunk cabbage Araceae
Madia madioides tarweed Asteraceae
Madia sativa coast tarweed Asteraceae
Maianthemum dilatatum false lily-of-the-valley Liliaceae
Marah oreganus wild cucumber Cucurbitaceae
Melilotus sp. * sweetclover Fabaceae
Microseris bigelovii microseris Asteraceae
Mimulus cardinalis monkeyflower Scrophulariaceae
Mimulus guttatus seep monkeyflower Scrophulariaceae
Mitella caulescens leafy-stemmed mitrewort Saxifragaceae
Mitella ovalis mitrewort Saxifragaceae
Myoporum laetum * myoporum Myoporaceae
Myosotis latifolia * forget-me-not Boraginaceae
Myrica californica wax myrtle Myricaceae
Navarretia squarrosa skunkweed Polemoniaceae
Oenanthe sarmentosa water parsley Apiaceae
Osmorhiza chilensis sweet cicely Apiaceae
Oxalis oregana redwood sorrel Oxalidaceae
Pedicularis densiflora Indian warrior Scrophulariaceae
Pentagramma pallida goldback fern Pteridaceae
Petasites frigidus var. palmatus coltsfoot Asteraceae
Phacelia sp. phacelia Hydrophyllaceae
Picea sitchensis Sitka spruce Pinaceae
Pinus contorta ssp. bolanderi Bolander's pygmy pine Pinaceae
Pinus muricata Bishop pine Pinaceae
Pinus radiata * Monterey pine Pinaceae
Plantago erecta annual plantain Plantaginaceae
Plantago lanceolata * English plantain Plantaginaceae
Plantago maritima coast plantain Plantaginaceae
Plantago sp. plantain Plantaginaceae
Poa annua * annual bluegrass Poaceae
Poa pratensis ssp. pratensis * Kentucky bluegrass Poaceae
Poa unilateralis ocean-bluff bluegrass Poaceae
Polycarpon tetraphyllum * four-leaved allseed Caryophyllaceae
Polygala californica milkwort Polygalaceae
Polygonum arenastrum * common knotweed Polygonaceae
Polypodium californicum California polypody Polypodiaceae
Polypodium scouleri leather-leaf fern Polypodiaceae
Polypodium spp. polypody Polypodiaceae
Polystichum munitum western sword fern Dryopteridaceae
Potentilla anserina ssp. pacifica beach cinquefoil Rosaceae
Prunella vulgaris self-heal Lamiaceae
Pseudotsuga menziesii var. menziesii Douglas-fir Pinaceae
Pteridium aquilinum var. pubescens bracken Dennstaedtiaceae
Pyrola picta white-veined wintergreen Ericaceae
Ranunculus californicus California buttercup Ranunculaceae
Ranunculus orthorhynchus var. bloomeri buttercup Ranunculaceae
Ranunculus repens * creeping buttercup Ranunculaceae
Ranunculus uncinatus buttercup Ranunculaceae
Raphanus raphanistrum * jointed charlock Brassicaceae
Raphanus sativus * wild radish Brassicaceae
Rhamnus californica California coffeeberry Rhamnaceae
Rhamnus purshiana cascara sagrada Rhamnaceae
Rhododendron macrophyllum rhododendron Ericaceae
Ribes menziesii canyon gooseberry Rosaceae
Ribes sanguineum var. glutinosum pink flowering currant Grossulariaceae
Rorripa nasturtium-aquaticum water cress Brassicaceae
Rosa gymnocarpa wood rose Rosaceae
Rosa nutkana var. nutkana Nootka rose Rosaceae
Rubus discolor * Himalayan blackberry Rosaceae
Rubus leucodermis blackcap raspberry Rosaceae
Rubus parviflorus thimbleberry Rosaceae
Rubus spectabilis salmonberry Rosaceae
Rubus ursinus California blackberry Rosaceae
Rumex acetosella * sheep sorrel Polygonaceae
Rumex crispus * curly dock Polygonaceae
Rumex obtusifolius * bitter dock Polygonaceae
Rumex salicifolius var. crassus dune dock Polygonaceae
Sagina maxima ssp. crassicaulis pearlwort Caryophyllaceae
Salix hookeriana coastal willow Salicaceae
Salix scouleriana Scoulerís willow Salicaceae
Salix spp. willow Salicaceae
Sambucus racemosa var. racemosa red elderberry Caprifoliaceae
Sanicula arctopoides footsteps of spring Apiaceae
Sanicula bipinnatifida purple sanicle Apiaceae
Sanicula crassicaulis snakeroot Apiaceae
Satureja douglasii yerba buena Lamiaceae
Scirpus cernuus bulrush Cyperaceae
Scirpus microcarpus bulrush Cyperaceae
Scoliopus bigelovii slink pod Liliaceae
Scrophularia californica California figwort Scrophulariaceae
Senecio jacobaea * tansy ragwort Asteraceae
Sequoia sempervirens coast redwood Taxodiaceae
Sherardia arvensis * field madder Rubiaceae
Sidalcea malviflora ssp. malviflora checker mallow Malvaceae
Silene gallica * catchfly Caryophyllaceae
Silybum marianum * milk thistle Asteraceae
Sisyrinchium bellum blue-eyed-grass Iridaceae
Smilacina racemosa false Solomon's seal Liliaceae
Smilacina stellata false Solomon's seal Liliaceae
Solidago sp. goldenrod Asteraceae
Soliva sessilis * soliva Asteraceae
Sonchus asper ssp. asper * prickly sow thistle Asteraceae
Sonchus oleraceus * common sow thistle Asteraceae
Stachys ajugoides var. rigida hedge nettle Lamiaceae
Stachys chamissonis bog hedge nettle Lamiaceae
Stellaria borealis ssp. sitchana chickweed Caryophyllaceae
Stellaria media * common chickweed Caryophyllaceae
Symphoricarpos albus var. laevigatus snowberry Caprifoliaceae
Synthyris reniformis snow queen Scrophulariaceae
Taraxacum officinale * common dandelion Asteraceae
Tellima grandiflora fringe-cups Saxifragaceae
Tiarella trifoliata var. unifoliata sugar-scoop Saxifragaceae
Tolmiea menziesii pig-a-back-plant Saxifragaceae
Torreya californica California nutmeg Taxaceae
Toxicodendron diversilobum western poison oak Anacardiaceae
Trientalis latifolia starflower Primulaceae
Trifolium barbigerum clover Fabaceae
Trifolium campestre hop clover Fabaceae
Trifolium dubium * clover Fabaceae
Trifolium glomeratum * clover Fabaceae
Trifolium repens * white clover Fabaceae
Trifolium subterraneum * subterranean clover Fabaceae
Trifolium wormskioldii cow clover Fabaceae
Trillium ovatum white or western trillium Liliaceae
Trisetum canescens trisetum Poaceae
Triteleia laxa Ithuriel's spear Liliaceae
Tsuga heterophylla western hemlock Pinaceae
Umbellularia californica California bay Lauraceae
Urtica dioica ssp. gracilis * American stinging nettle Urticaceae
Vaccinium ovatum blue huckleberry Ericaceae
Vaccinium parvifolium red huckleberry Ericaceae
Vancouveria hexandra inside-out-flower Berberidaceae
Vancouveria planipetala redwood ivy Berberidaceae
Veratrum fimbriatum fringed false-hellebore Liliaceae
Veronica americana speedwell Scrophulariaceae
Veronica sp. veronica Scrophulariaceae
Vicia americana var. americana American vetch Fabaceae
Vicia gigantea giant vetch Fabaceae
Vicia sativa ssp. sativa spring vetch Fabaceae
Vicia sp. vetch Fabaceae
Vinca major * greater periwinkle Apocynaceae
Viola glabella stream violet Violaceae
Viola sempervirens redwood violet Violaceae
Whipplea modesta modesty Philadelphaceae
Xerophyllum tenax bear grass Liliaceae
Zantedeschia aethiopica * calla lily Araceae
Zigadenus fremontii star lily Liliaceae
BOLD = Sensitive species
*= non-native to this ecosystem