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Checklist of the Vascular Plants of San Diego County
APPENDIX 1
TAXA NOT DOCUMENTED WITH HERBARIUM VOUCHERS
(? = probable misidentification)


LEPTOSPORANGIATE FERNS

DRYOPTERIDACEAE – Wood Fern Family
Polystichum imbricans (D. Eaton) D. H. Wagner ssp. imbricans IMBRICATE SWORD FERN
THELYPTERIDACEAE — Thelypteris Family
[Polypodiaceae]
*?Thelypteris acuminata (Houtt.) Morton ACUMINATE WOOD FERN
PTERIDACEAE — Brake Family [Polypodiaceae]
Pellaea breweri D. Eaton BREWER'S CLIFF-BRAKE


CONIFERS

PINACEAE — Pine Family
*Pinus pinea L. ITALIAN STONE PINE


ANGIOSPERMS: MONOCOTS

AGAVACEAE — Agave Family
[Liliaceae, sensu The Jepson Manual]
*Agave americana L. AMERICAN AGAVE
ALLIACEAE — Onion Family
[Liliaceae, sensu The Jepson Manual]
*Nothoscordum bivalve (L.) Britton FALSE GARLIC
AMARYLLIDACEAE — Amaryllis Family
*Narcissus papyraceus Ker-Gawl. ssp. papyraceus PAPERWHITE NARCISSUS
ARECACEAE (PALMAE) — Palm Family
*Phoenix dactylifera L. EDIBLE DATE PALM
COMMELINACEAE — Spiderwort Family
*Tradescantia fluminensis Vell. Conc. SMALL-LEAF SPIDERWORT
CYPERACEAE — Sedge Family
Carex densa L. Bailey DENSE SEDGE
?Carex douglasii Boott DOUGLAS'S SEDGE
Carex lanuginosa Michaux WOOLLY SEDGE
Carex nebrascensis Dewey NEBRASKA SEDGE
*Cyperus papyrus L. EGYPTIAN PAPYRUS
*Cyperus virens Michaux GREEN FLATSEDGE
*?Fimbristylis vahlii (Lambert) Link VAHL'S FIMBRISTYLIS
JUNCACEAE — Rush Family
!Juncus effusus L. var. exiguus Fern. & Wieg.
[Plants in our county previously recognized as this taxon now recognized as J. e. var. austrocalifornicus.]
LAMP RUSH
LILIACEAE – Lily Family
Calochortus amabilis Purdy DIOGENES'S LANTERN
Calochortus catalinae S. Watson 4 1-2-3 CATALINA MARIPOSA LILY
Calochortus venustus Benth. SQUARE MARIPOSA LILY
ORCHIDACEAE — Orchid Family
?Piperia elegans (Lindley) Rydb.
[Habenaria e. (Lindley)`Bolander]
Note: all SD specimens annotated as P. transversa.
ELEGANT HABENARIA
Platanthera sparsiflora (S. Watson) Schltr.
[Habenaria s. S. Watson var. s.]
SPARSE-FLOWER BOG-ORCHID
POACEAE (GRAMINEAE) – Grass Family
*Agrostis tandilensis (Kuntze) L. Parodi SAN DIEGO BENT
*Ammophila arenaria (L.) Link EUROPEAN BEACHGRASS
Aristida divaricata Willd. POVERTY THREE-AWN
*Aristida oligantha Michaux OLDFIELD THREE-AWN
*?Bromus inermis Leysser ssp. inermis SMOOTH BROME
?Bromus laevipes Shear
[B. pseudolaevipes Wagnon]
WOODLAND BROME
*Cortaderia jubata (Lemoine) Stapf PAMPAS GRASS
*Digitaria ischaemum (Schreber) Muhlenb. SMOOTH CRABGRASS
Elymus stebbinsii Gould
[Agropyron parishii Scribn. & Sm. var. laeve Scribn. & Sm.]
CALIFORNIA WHEATGRASS
Hordeum brachyantherum Nevski ssp. brachyantherum MEADOW BARLEY
Hordeum depressum (Scribner & J. G. Smith) Rydb. LOW BARLEY
Poa wheeleri Vasey
[P. nervosa (Hook.) Vasey var. w.]
WHEELER'S BLUEGRASS
*Puccinellia distans (Jacq.) Parl. EUROPEAN ALKALI GRASS
*Schizachyrium cirratum (Hack) Woot. & Standl. TEXAS BLUESTEM
Sporobolus flexuosus (Vasey) Rydb. MESA DROPSEED
*Zea mays L. CORN
THEMIDACEAE – Brodiaea Family
?Brodiaea jolonensis Eastw.
Note: all San Diego County specimens previously identified as B. jolonensis appear to be B. terrestris spp. kernensis; personal communication T. Chester and W. Armstrong.
MESA BRODIAEA
Dichelostemma multiflora (Benth.) A. A. Heller WILD HYACINTH
ANGIOSPERMS: EUDICOTS: AIZOACEAE

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