BROWN MOUNTAIN FIRE ROAD  MAY 2014
PAGE TWO


   
California everlasting
Pseudognaphalium californicum
Asteraceae


 
 
 

Bush spurge *
Euphorbia characias
Euphorbiaceae

 
 
 



 
Periwinkle *
Vinca major
Apocynaceae
  San Gabriel Mountains leather oak
Quercus durata var. gabrielensis
Fagaceae


 
 
California chicory
Rafinesquia californica
Asteraceae

[Named for zoologist and botanist Constantine Samuel Rafinesque-Schmaltz, 1783-1840]
 
Chaparral yucca, Our Lord's Candle
Hesperoyucca whipplei
Agavaceae
 


 
California buckeye
Aesculus californica
Sapindaceae

[Along road to parking area, not native in this area]


   
Slenderleaf saltbush
Atriplex canescens var. linearis
Chenopodiaceae
[Not native in this area, possibly planted, photo on right taken in October]
 
 
 

Fourwing saltbush
Atriplex canescens var. canescens
Chenopodiaceae
[Not native in this area, possibly planted, photo on right taken in October, photo below taken in December]

 
 
 


 
California wild buckwheat
Eriogonum fasciculatum
Polygonaceae

[Photo at lower right shows fasciated stems]
 



   
Canyon sweet pea
Lathyrus vestitus var. vestitus
Fabaceae
 
   
Chia
Salvia columbariae
Lamiaceae

Coastal wood fern
Dryopteris arguta
Dryopteridaceae



 
Large-flowered cryptantha
Cryptantha intermedia var. intermedia
Boraginaceae


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