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1

Juniperus californicus

CA juniper

more of a shrub.

seed cones maturing red-brown

2

Senecio triangularis

Arrowleaf ragwort

Asteraceae

LF widely triangular

Rays 8

3

Salvia sonomensis

Sonoma sage

Lamiaceae

corolla blue to lilac

stamens appearing very long 

Lower lip horizontal

4

Castilleja miniata

great red paintbrush

Orobanchaceae

5

Platystemon californicus

Cream cups

Papaveraceae

6

Rhamnus crocea

spiny redberry

Rhamnaceae

LF elliptic to obovate

veins not prominent

7

Vicia villosa

spring vetch

LFLTS 12-18; tips rounded

INFL crowded; >9 Flowers

8

Lactuca serriola

prickly lettuce

Asteraceae

9

Veronica anagallis-aquatica

water speedwell

Plantaginaceae

10

Stipa hymenoides

Indian ricegrass

Poaceae

11

Euthamia occidentalis

Western goldenrod

Asteraceae

12

Peritoma arborea

bladderpod

13

Blennosperma nanum

common stickyseed

Asteraceae

14

Juncus bufonius 

toad rush

Annual

tiny <10 cm

15

Opuntia littoralis

coast prickly pear

Cactaceae

FL yellow

16

Woodwardia fimbriata

giant chain fern

Blechnaceae

17

Primula jeffreyi

Sierra shooting star

Primulaceae

18

Melica imperfecta

coast melic

19

Eriogonum parvifolium

dune buckwheat

Polygonaceae

LVS glabrous adaxially & tomentose abaxially

20

Salvia leucocyphylla

purple sage

Lamiaceae

corolla tube rose-lavender

ZERO lower lip

21

Amorpha californica

CA false-indigo

Fabaceae

22

Nasturtium officinale

water cress

23

Diplacus aurantiacus

Bush monkeyflower

Phrymaceae

FL 2-4/node

LVS entire to serrate

More 'leggy' than D. longiflorus

24

Hesperoyucca whipplei

Our Lord's Candle

Agavaceae

 

25

Festuca californica

CA fescue

Poaceae

leaf blade GREEN (vs. bluish)

26

Frangula californica ssp. tomentella

Hoary coffee brush

Rhamnaceae

27

Tauschia spp.

Tauschia

Apiaceae

compound umbels

28

Gilia tricolor

bird's eye Gilia

FL throat with purple spots below lobes

INFL not spheric

29

Euphorbia spp.

Spurge

Euphorbiaceae

30

Clematis lasiantha

pipestem clematis

Ranunculaceae

LFLTS 3-5

50-100 stamens