Plant Guide – By Common Name

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  • single branch of pacific sanicle growing onto trail
    Common Name:

    Pacific sanicle

    Scientific Name:

    Sanicula crassicaulis

    Family Name:

    Apiaceae

  • Long green leaves and a bundle of yellow flowerheads
    Common Name:

    Palmer’s Sagewort

    Scientific Name:

    Artemisia palmeri

    Family Name:

    Asteraceae

  • Close up cluster of three Parish's Nightshades with visible yellow insides
    Common Name:

    Parish’s Nightshade

    Scientific Name:

    Solanum parishii

    Family Name:

    Solanaceae

  • clusters of purple and white sea lavender
    Common Name:

    Perez’s Sea Lavender (not native)

    Scientific Name:

    Limonium perezii

    Family Name:

    Plumbaginaceae

  • long green cluster of pickleweed
    Common Name:

    Pickleweed

    Scientific Name:

    Salicornia pacifica

    Family Name:

    Chenopodiaceae

  • Purple flowers growing by green bushes
    Common Name:

    Pride of Madeira

    Scientific Name:

    Echium candicans

    Family Name:

    Boraginaceae

  • small red and green succulents on Harbaugh Seaside trail
    Common Name:

    Pygmy Stonecrop

    Scientific Name:

    Crassula connata

    Family Name:

    Crassulaceae