Plant of the Month Index

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Annual Perennial Shrub Tree All
Date Color Common Name Genus & Species Family Type
200512 White Toyon Heteromeles arbutifolia Rosaceae - Rose Evergreen Shrub
200601 Purple Purple Nightshade Solanum xanti Solanaceae - Nightshade Perennial - evergreen shrub
200602 Red Wild Peony Paeonia californica Paeoniaceae - Peony Perennial
200603 White Ceanothus Ceanothus Species Rhamnaceae - Buckthorn evergreen or deciduous shrub
200604 Blue Lupine Lupinus Species Fabaceae - Legume Annual or Perennial
200605 Yellow Monkey Flower Mimulus Species Scrophulariaceae - Figwort Annual or Perennial
200606 White Yucca Hesperoyucca whipplei Agavaceae - Agave Perennial
200607 Blue Woolly Blue Curls Trichostema lanatum Lamiaceae - Mint Perennial
200608 Pink Lemonade Berry Rhus integrifolia Anacardiaceae - Sumac Evergreen
200609 Blue Vinegar Weed Trichostema Lanceolatum Lamiaceae - Mint Annual
200610 Yellow Cocklebur Xanthium strumarium Asteraceae - Sunflower Annual
200611 Odd Sycamore Platanus racemosa Platanaceae - Sycamore Deciduous Tree
200612 Yellow Poison Oak Toxicodendron diversilobum Anacardiaceae - Sumac Perennial
200701 Yellow Tree Tobacco Nicotiana glauca Solanaceae - Nightshade Perennial
200703 Blue Large-Flowered Phacelia Phacelia grandiflora Boraginaceae - Waterleaf Annual
200704 White Wild Cucumber Marah macrocarpus Cucurbitaceae - Gourd Perennial
200705 White Prickly Poppy Argemone munita Papaveraceae - Poppy Perennial or Annual
200706 Pink Speckled Clarkia Clarkia cylindrica Onagraceae - Evening Primrose Annual
200707 Yellow Calabazilla Cucurbita foetidissima Cucurbitaceae - Gourd Perennial
200708 White California Buckwheat Eriogonum fasciculatum Polygonaceae - Buckwheat Perennial
200710 Yellow Turkey Mullein Eremocarpus setigerus Euphorbiaceae - Spurge Annual
200711 Pink California Aster Corethrogyne filaginifolia Asteraceae - Sunflower Perennial
200712 Fire's Impact - Volume 1 Fire's Impact - Volume 1 n/a - n/a
200801 Pink Manzanita Arctostaphylos glandulosa Ericaceae - Heath Perennial evergreen shrub
200802 White Eucrypta Eucrypta chrysanthemifolia Boraginaceae - Waterleaf Annual
200803 Pink Shooting Star Primula clevelandii Primulaceae - Primrose Perennial
200804 White Miners Lettuce Claytonia perfoliata Portulacaceae - Purslane Annual succulent
200805 White Yellow Pink Mariposa Lily Calochortus species Liliaceae - Lily Perennial
200806 Pink Fringed Indian Pink Silene laciniata Caryophyllaceae - Pink Perennial
200807 Red Scarlet Larkspur Delphinium cardinale Ranunculaceae - Buttercup Perennial
200808 White Elderberry Sambucus mexicana Caprifoliaceae - Honeysuckle Deciduous tree
200809 White Datura Datura species Solanaceae - Nightshade Annual
200810 White Holly-Leaved Cherry Prunus ilicifolia Rosaceae - Rose Perennial
200811 White Cottonwood Populus fremontii Salicaceae - Willow Deciduous Tree
200812 Blue Yerba Santa Eriodichtyon crassifolium Boraginaceae - Waterleaf Perennial Evergreen Shrub
200901 Pink Castor Bean Ricinis communis Euphorbiaceae - Spurge Perennial evergreen shrub
200902 White Milkmaids Cardamine californica Brassicaceae - Mustard Perennial
200903 Yellow Giant Coreopsis Coreopsis gigantea Asteraceae - Sunflower Perennial, summer-deciduous shrub
200904 Blue Blue Dicks Dichelostemma capitatum Amaryllidaceae - Amaryllis Perennial
200905 Pink Twining Snapdragon Antirrhinum kelloggii Scrophulariaceae - Figwort Annual
200906 Pink Elegant Clarkia Clarkia unguiculata Onagraceae - Evening Primrose Annual
200907 Red Chalk Live-Forever Dudleya pulverulenta Crassulaceae - Stonecrop perennial succulent herb
200908 Yellow Prickly Pear Opuntia oricola, Opuntia littoralis Cactaceae - Cactus perennial succulent
200909 Pink California Fuchsia Epilobium canum Onagraceae - Evening Primrose Perennial
200910 White Coyote Brush Baccharis pilularis Asteraceae - Sunflower perennial shrub
200911 Yellow Bladderpod Isomeris arborea Capparaceae - Caper Shrub
200912 Red Red-Stem Filaree Erodium cicutarium Geraniaceae - Geranium Annual
201001 Pink Wild radish Raphanus sativus Brassicaceae - Mustard Annual
201002 Other Chocolate Lily Fritillaria biflora Liliaceae - Lily Perennial
201003 Red Crimson Pitcher Sage Salvia spathacea Lamiaceae - Mint Perennial
201004 Blue Blue-Eyed Grass Sisyrinchium bellum Iridaceae - Iris Perennial
201005 White Virgin’s Bower Clematis lasiantha, Clematis ligusticifolia Ranunculaceae - Buttercup Perennial
201006 Yellow Bush Sunflower Encelia californica Asteraceae - Sunflower Perennial
201007 Pink California Thistle Cirsium occidentale var. californicum Asteraceae - Sunflower Perennial
201008 Pink Hedge Nettle Stachys bullata Lamiaceae - Mint perennial herb
201009 Blue Common Vervain Verbena lasiostachys Verbenaceae - Vervain perennial herb
201010 Pink Bush Mallow Malacothamnus fasciculatus Malvaceae - Mallow evergreen shrub
201011 Yellow Deerweed Acmispon glaber Fabaceae - Legume Perennial
201012 Pink Wishbone Bush Mirabilis laevis Nyctaginaceae - Four O'Clock Perennial
201101 Pink Indian Warrior Pedicularis densiflora Scrophulariaceae - Figwort Perennial
201102 White Chickweed Stellaria media Caryophyllaceae - Pink Annual
201103 Blue Purple Parry’s Phacelia Phacelia parryi Boraginaceae - Waterleaf Annual
201104 Yellow Mustard Evening Primrose Camissonia californica Onagraceae - Evening Primrose Annual
201105 Blue Fiesta Flower Pholistoma auritum Boraginaceae - Waterleaf Annual
201106 Red Humboldt Lily Lilium humboldtii Liliaceae - Lily Perennial
201107 Blue Blue Larkspur Delphinium parryi, Delphinium patens Ranunculaceae - Buttercup Perennial
201108 Pink Henbit Lamium amplexicaule Lamiaceae - Mint Annual
201109 Red Indian Paintbrush Castilleja affinis Scrophulariaceae - Figwort Perennial
201110 White Mule Fat Baccharis salicifolia Asteraceae - Sunflower Perennial shrub
201111 White Red Shank Adenostoma sparsifolium Roseaceae - Rose Perennial shrub
201112 White Sumac Malosma laurina Anacardiaceae - Sumac Perennial
201201 Pink Coast Cholla Cylindropuntia prolifera Cactaceae - Cactus evergreen stem succulent shrub
201202 Yellow Johnny-jump-up Viola pedunculata Violaceae - Violet Perennial
201203 White Prickly Popcorn Flower Cryptantha muricata Boraginaceae - Borage Annual
201204 Pink Owl’s Clover Castilleja exserta Scrophulariaceae - Figwort Annual
201205 Pink Foothill Penstemon Penstemon heterophyllus Scrophulariaceae - Figwort Perennial shrub
201206 Yellow Canyon Sunflower Venegazia carpesioides Asteraceae - Sunflower Perennial shrub
201207 White Chamise Adenostoma fasciculatum Rosaceae - Rose Evergreen shrub
201208 Pink Wild Rose Rosa californica Rosaceae - Rose Evergreen shrub
201209 Yellow Golden Yarrow Eriophyllum confertiflorum Asteraceae - Sunflower Perennial shrub
201210 White Mugwort Artemisia douglasiana Asteraceae - Sunflower Perennial
201211 White Rattlesnake Weed Euphorbia albomarginata Euphorbiaceae - Spurge Perennial
201212 Yellow California Poppy Eschscholzia californica Papaveraceae - Poppy Annual
201301 Yellow Common Fiddleneck Amsinckia intermedia Boraginaceae - Borage Annual
201302 Yellow Southern Tauschia Tauschia arguta Apiaceae - Carrot Perennial
201303 Blue Fern-Leaf Phacelia Phacelia distans Boraginaceae - Waterleaf Annual
201304 Pink Fuchsia-Flowered Gooseberry Ribes speciosum Grossulariaceae - Gooseberry Perennial evergreen shrub
201305 Fire's Impact - Volume 2 Fire's Impact - Volume 2 n/a - n/a
201306 Pink Turkish Rugging Chorizanthe staticoides Polygonaceae - Buckwheat Annual
201307 White Morning Glory Calystegia macrostegia Convolvulaceae - Morning Glory Perennial vine
201308 Yellow Slender Sunflower Helianthus gracilentus Asteraceae - Sunflower Perennial
201309 Yellow Common Sunflower Helianthus annus Asteraceae - Sunflower Annual
201310 White Red Skinned Onion Allium haematochiton Liliaceae - Lily Perennial
201311 Pink Red Maids Calandrinia menziesii Portulacacae - Purslane Annual
201405 Springs Fire Update 1 Year after the fire n/a - n/a
201406 Pink Twiggy Wreath Stephanomeria virgata Asteraceae - Sunflower Annual
201407 Pink Perezia, Sacapellote Acourtia microcephala Asteraceae - Sunflower Perennial
201408 White Yellow Bleeding Heart Ehrendorferia ochroleuca Papaveraceae - Poppies Perennial
201409 White Cliff Aster Malacothrix saxatilis Asteraceae - Sunflower Perennial
201410 White Soap Plant Chlorogalum pomeridianum Agavaceae - Agave Perennial
201411 Yellow Sticky Cinquefoil Drymocallis glandulosa Rosaceae - Rose Perennial
201412 Yellow Whispering Bells Emmenanthe penduliflora Boraginaceae - Borage Annual
201501 Pink Tejon Milk-Aster Stephanomeria cichoriacea Asteraceae - Sunflower Perennial
201502 Pink Chaparral Currant Ribes malvaceum Grossulariaceae - Gooseberry Perennial
201503 Pink Wild Sweet Pea Lathyrus vestitus Fabaceae - Legume Perennial
201504 White Star Lily Toxicoscordion fremontii Melanthiaceae - Deathcamasus Perennial
201505 White Rock Daisy Perityle emoryi Asteraceae - Sunflower Annual
201506 Pink Chinese Houses Colinsia heterophylla Plantaginaceae - Plantain Annual
201507 Yellow Golden Star Bloomeria crocea Liliaceae - Lily Perennial
201508 Blue Wooly Sapphire Eriastrum sapphirinum Polemoniaceae - Phlox Annual
201509 Pink Fringed Linanthus Lianthus dianthiflorus Polemoniaceae - Phlox Annual
201510 Pink Prickly Phlox Linanthus californicus Polemoniaceae - Phlox Perennial
201511 White Globe Gilia Gila capitata Polemoniaceae - Phlox Annual
201512 Odd Stream Orchid Epipactis gigantea Orchidaceae - Orchid Perennial
201601 White Globe Lily Calochortus albus Liliaceae - Lily Perennial
201602 Blue Sticky Gilia, Stinky Gilia Allophylum glutinosum Polemoniaceae - Phlox Annual
201603 White Angels Gilia Gilia angelensis Polemoniaceae - Phlox Annual
201604 Yellow Stick Leaf, San Luis Blazingstar Mentzelia micrantha Loasaceae - Loasaceae Annual
201605 Yellow California Goldfields Lasthenia californica Asteraceae - Sunflower Annual
201606 Pink Sugar Bush Rhus Ovata Anacardiaceae - Sumac Evergreen Sh
201607 Yellow Royal or Southern Goldfields Lasthenia coronaria Asteraceae - Sunflower Annual
201608 Yellow Lyons Pentachaeta Pentachaeta lyonii Asteraceae - Sunflower Annual
201609 White White Sage Salvia apiana Lamiaceae - Mint Perennial
201610 Blue Purple Sage Salvia leucophylla Lamiaceae - Mint Perennial
201611 White Black Sage Salvia mellifera Lamiaceae - Mint Perennial
201612 Blue Chia, Golden Chia Salvia columbariae Lamiaceae - Mint Annual
201701 White Narrow Leaved Milkweed Asclepias fascicularis Apocynaceae - Dogbane Perennial
201702 White Woodland Star Lithopragma affine Saxifragaceae - Saxifrage Perennial
201703 White Wild Heliotrope Heliotropium curassavicum Boraginaceae - Borage Perennial
201704 White California Saxifrage Micranthes californica Saxifragaceae - Saxifrage Perennial
201705 Red Heart Leaved Penstemon Keckiella cordifolia Plantaginaceae - Plantain Perennial
201706 White Variable Linanthus Leptosiphon parviflorus Polemoniaceae - Phlox Annual
201707 Yellow California Coreopsis Coreopsis californica Asteraceae - Sunflower Annual
201708 Pink Peninsular Onion Allium peninsulare Alliaceae - Onion Perennial
201709 White Willow Herb Clarkia Clarkia epilobioides Onagraceae - Evening Primrose Annual
201710 Pink Checker Bloom Sidalcea sparsifolia Malvaceae - Mallow Perennial
201711 Yellow Beach Evening Primrose Camissoniopsis cheiranthifolia Onagraceae - Evening Primrose Perennial
201712 Yellow California Buttercup Ranunculus californicus Ranunculaceae - Buttercup Perennial
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