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Illustrated Guides

Baccharis salicifolia (Mulefat)
Carex obispoensis
Ceanothus tomentosus (Ramona Lilac)
Cryptantha utahensis (Scented Cryptantha) NEW!
Cylindropuntia ganderi (Gander's Cholla) NEW!
Deinandra fasciculata
Hazardia squarrosa
Jepsonia parryi (Coast Jepsonia) NEW!
Malosma laurina (Laurel Sumac)
Ranunculus sceleratus
Rhus integrifolia (Lemonadeberry)
Salix lasiolepis (Arroyo Willow)
Salvia apiana (White Sage)


Checklist of the Vascular Plants of San Diego County
Checklist of Cactaceae of San Diego County

Imperial County Floristic Lists
Mountain Springs Grade
Black Mountain
Fish Creek Mountains
Palo Verde Mountains

San Diego County Floristic Lists
Starfish Cove
Switzer Canyon

Supplemental Information


Botany Classes
Frequently Asked Questions
Glossary of Plant Terms
Recommended Books on Botany
Southern CA Sources for Native and Succulent Plants

Specialized Information

Botany Type Specimen Collection—Searchable Database
Plant Atlas Project

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Enjoying Desert Wildflowers (Anza-Borrego State Park)
How to Make a Plant Collection
The Moreton Bay Fig at our north entrance

Frequent Flora: Baccharis
Wildflowers: 2003 Reports
Wildflowers: 2000 Reports
Wildflower: 1998 Reports

Research Explorations

Agua Verde–Punta Mechudo Expedition of 2003

Photo credits: Malosma laurina, Liz Paegel

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