Plant of the Month Index

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Date Color Common Name Genus & Species Family aka
200512 White Toyon Heteromeles arbutifolia Rosaceae Rose
200601 Blue Purple Nightshade Solanum xanti Solanaceae Nightshade
200602 Red Wild Peony Paeonia californica Paeoniaceae Peony
200603 White Ceanothus Ceanothus Species Rhamnaceae Buckthorn
200604 Blue Lupine Lupinus Species Fabaceae Pea
200605 Yellow Monkey Flower Mimulus Species Scrophulariaceae Figwort
200606 White Yucca Hesperoyucca whipplei Agavaceae Agave
200607 Blue Woolly Blue Curls Trichostema lanatum Lamiaceae Mint
200608 Pink Lemonade Berry Rhus integrifolia Anacardiaceae Sumac aka Cashew Family
200609 Blue Vinegar Weed Trichostema Lanceolatum Lamiaceae Mint
200610 Yellow Cocklebur Xanthium strumarium Asteraceae Sunflower
200611 Odd Sycamore Platanus racemosa Platanaceae Sycamore
200612 Yellow Poison Oak Toxicodendron diversilobum Anacardiaceae Sumac
200701 Yellow Tree Tobacco Nicotiana glauca Solanaceae Nightshade
200703 Blue Large-Flowered Phacelia Phacelia grandiflora Hydrophyllaceae Waterleaf
200704 White Wild Cucumber Marah macrocarpus Cucurbitaceae Gourd
200705 White Prickly Poppy Argemone munita Papaveraceae Poppy
200706 Pink Speckled Clarkia Clarkia cylindrica Onagraceae Evening Primrose
200707 Yellow Calabazilla Cucurbita foetidissima Cucurbitaceae Gourd
200708 White California Buckwheat Eriogonum fasciculatum Polygonaceae Buckwheat
200710 Yellow Turkey Mullein Eremocarpus setigerus Euphorbiaceae Spurge
200711 Pink California Aster Corethrogyne filaginifolia Asteraceae Sunflower
200712 Fire's Impact - Volume 1 Fire's Impact - Volume 1 n/a n/a
200801 Pink Manzanita Arctostaphylos glandulosa Ericaceae Heath
200802 White Eucrypta Eucrypta chrysanthemifolia Hydrophyllaceae Waterleaf
200803 Pink Shooting Star Dodecatheon clevelandii Primulaceae Primrose
200804 White Miner’s Lettuce Claytonia perfoliata Portulacaceae Purslane
200805 Odd Mariposa Lily Calochortus species Liliaceae Lily
200806 Pink Fringed Indian Pink Silene laciniata Caryophyllaceae Pink
200807 Red Scarlet Larkspur Delphinium cardinale Ranunculaceae Buttercup
200808 White Elderberry Sambucus mexicana Caprifoliaceae Honeysuckle
200809 White Datura Datura species Solanaceae Nightshade
200810 White Holly-Leaved Cherry Prunus ilicifolia Rosaceae Rose
200811 White Cottonwood Populus fremontii Salicaceae Willow
200812 Blue Yerba Santa Eriodichtyon crassifolium Hydrophyllaceae Waterleaf
200901 Pink Castor Bean Ricinis communis Euphorbiaceae Spurge
200902 White Milkmaids Cardamine californica Brassicaceae Mustard
200903 Yellow Giant Coreopsis Coreopsis gigantea Asteraceae Sunflower
200904 Blue Blue Dicks Dichelostemma capitatum Amaryllidaceae Amaryllis
200905 Pink Twining Snapdragon Antirrhinum kelloggii Scrophulariaceae Figwort
200906 Pink Elegant Clarkia Clarkia unguiculata Onagraceae Evening Primrose
200907 Red Chalk Live-Forever Dudleya pulverulenta Crassulaceae Stonecrop
200908 Yellow Prickly Pear Opuntia oricola, Opuntia littoralis Cactaceae Cactus
200909 Pink California Fuchsia Epilobium canum Onagraceae Evening Primrose
200910 White Coyote Brush Baccharis pilularis Asteraceae Sunflower
200911 Yellow Bladderpod Isomeris arborea Capparaceae Caper
200912 Red Red-Stem Filaree Erodium cicutarium Geraniaceae Geranium
201001 Pink Wild radish Raphanus sativus Brassicaceae Mustard
201002 Odd Chocolate Lily Fritillaria biflora Liliaceae Lily
201003 Red Crimson Pitcher Sage Salvia spathacea Lamiaceae Mint
201004 Blue Blue-Eyed Grass Sisyrinchium bellum Iridaceae Iris
201005 White Virgin’s Bower Clematis lasiantha, Clematis ligusticifolia Ranunculaceae Buttercup
201006 Yellow Bush Sunflower Encelia californica Asteraceae Sunflower
201007 Pink California Thistle Cirsium occidentale var. californicum Asteraceae Sunflower
201008 Pink Hedge Nettle Stachys bullata Lamiaceae Mint
201009 Blue Common Vervain Verbena lasiostachys Verbenaceae Vervain
201010 Pink Bush Mallow Malacothamnus fasciculatus Malvaceae Mallow
201011 Yellow Deerweed Lotus scoparius Fabaceae Legume
201012 Pink Wishbone Bush Mirabilis laevis Nyctaginaceae Four O'Clock
201101 Pink Indian Warrior Pedicularis densiflora Scrophulariaceae Figwort
201102 White Chickweed Stellaria media Caryophyllaceae Pink
201103 Blue Parry’s Phacelia Phacelia parryi Hydrophyllaceae Waterleaf
201104 Yellow Mustard Evening Primrose Camissonia californica Onagraceae Evening Primrose
201105 Blue Fiesta Flower Pholistoma auritum Hydrophyllaceae Waterleaf
201106 Red Humboldt Lily Lilium humboldtii Liliaceae Lily
201107 Blue Blue Larkspur Delphinium parryi, Delphinium patens Ranunculaceae Buttercup
201108 Pink Henbit Lamium amplexicaule Lamiaceae Mint
201109 Red Indian Paintbrush Castilleja affinis Scrophulariaceae Figwort
201110 White Mule Fat Baccharis salicifolia Asteraceae Sunflower
201111 White Red Shank Adenostoma sparsifolium Roseaceae Rose
201112 White Sumac Malosma laurina Anacardiaceae Sumac
201201 Pink Coast Cholla Cylindropuntia prolifera Cactaceae Cactus
201202 Yellow Johnny-jump-up Viola pedunculata Violaceae Violet
201203 White Prickly Popcorn Flower Cryptantha muricata Boraginaceae Borage
201204 Pink Owl’s Clover Castilleja exserta Scrophulariaceae Figwort
201205 Pink Foothill Penstemon Penstemon heterophyllus Scrophulariaceae Figwort
201206 Yellow Canyon Sunflower Venegazia carpesioides Asteraceae Sunflower
201207 White Chamise Adenostoma fasciculatum Rosaceae Rose
201208 Pink Wild Rose Rosa californica Rosaceae Rose
201209 Yellow Golden Yarrow Eriophyllum confertiflorum Asteraceae Sunflower
201210 White Mugwort Artemisia douglasiana Asteraceae Sunflower
201211 White Rattlesnake Weed Chamaesyce albomarginata Euphorbiaceae Spurge
201212 Yellow California Poppy Eschscholzia californica Papaveraceae Poppy
201301 Yellow Common Fiddleneck Amsinckia intermedia Boraginaceae Borage
201302 Yellow Southern Tauschia Tauschia arguta Apiaceae Carrot
201303 Blue Fern-Leaf Phacelia Phacelia distans Hydrophyllaceae Waterleaf
201304 Pink Fuchsia-Flowered Gooseberry Ribes speciosum Grossulariaceae Gooseberry
201305 Fire's Impact - Volume 2 Fire's Impact - Volume 2 n/a n/a
201306 Pink Turkish Rugging Chorizanthe staticoides Polygonaceae Buckwheat
201307 White Morning Glory Calystegia macrostegia Convolvulaceae Morning Glory
201308 Yellow Slender Sunflower Helianthus gracilentus Asteraceae Sunflower
201309 Yellow Common Sunflower Helianthus annus Asteraceae Sunflower
201310 White Red Skinned Onion Allium haematochiton Liliaceae Lily
201311 Pink Red Maids Calandrinia menziesii Portulacacae Purslane
201405 Springs Fire Update 1 Year after the fire n/a n/a
201406 Pink Twiggy Wreath Stephanomeria virgata Asteraceae Sunflower
201407 Pink Perezia, Sacapellote Acourtia microcephala Asteraceae Sunflower
201408 White Yellow Bleeding Heart Ehrendorferia ochroleuca Papaveraceae Poppies
201409 White Cliff Aster Malacothrix saxatilis Asteraceae Sunflower
201410 White Soap Plant Chlorogalum pomeridianum Agavaceae Agave
201411 Yellow Sticky Cinquefoil Drymocallis glandulosa Rosaceae Rose
201412 Yellow Whispering Bells Emmenanthe penduliflora Boraginaceae Forget-me-not
201501 Pink Tejon Milk-Aster Stephanomeria cichoriacea Asteraceae Sunflower
201502 Pink Chaparral Currant Ribes malvaceum Grossulariaceae Gooseberry
201503 Pink Wild Sweet Pea Lathyrus vestitus Fabaceae Pea
201504 White Star Lily Toxicoscordion fremontii Melanthiaceae Deathcamasus
201505 White Rock Daisy Perityle emoryi Asteraceae Sunflower
201506 Pink Chinese Houses Colinsia heterophylla Plantaginaceae Plantain
201507 Yellow Golden Star Bloomeria crocea Liliaceae Lily
201508 Blue Wooly Sapphire Eriastrum sapphirinum Polemoniaceae Phlox
201509 Pink Fringed Linanthus Lianthus dianthiflorus Polemoniaceae Phlox
201510 Pink Prickly Phlox Linanthus californicus Polemoniaceae Phlox
201511 White Globe Gilia Gila capitata Polemoniaceae Phlox
201512 Odd Stream Orchid Epipactis gigantea Orchidaceae Orchid
201601 White Globe Lily Calochortus albus Liliaceae Lily
201602 Blue Sticky Gilia, Stinky Gilia Allophylum glutinosum Polemoniaceae Phlox
201603 White Angels Gilia Gilia angelensis Polemoniaceae Phlox
201604 Yellow Stick Leaf, San Luis Blazingstar Mentzelia micrantha Loasaceae Loasaceae
201605 Yellow California Goldfields Lasthenia californica Asteraceae Sunflower
201606 Pink Sugar Bush Rhus Ovata Anacardiaceae Sumac
201607 Yellow Royal or Southern Goldfields Lasthenia coronaria Asteraceae Sunflower
201608 Yellow Lyons Pentachaeta Pentachaeta lyonii Asteraceae Sunflower
201609 White White Sage Salvia apiana Lamiaceae Mint
201610 Blue Purple Sage Salvia leucophylla Lamiaceae Mint
201611 White Black Sage Salvia mellifera Lamiaceae Mint
201612 Blue Chia, Golden Chia Salvia columbariae Lamiaceae Mint
201701 White Narrow Leaved Milkweed Asclepias fascicularis Apocynaceae Dogbane
201702 White Woodland Star Lithopragma affine Saxifragaceae Saxifrage
201703 White Wild Heliotrope Heliotropium curassavicum Boraginaceae Waterleaf
201704 White California Saxifrage Micranthes californica Saxifragaceae Saxifrage
201705 Red Heart Leaved Penstemon Keckiella cordifolia Plantaginaceae Plantain
201706 White Variable Linanthus Leptosiphon parviflorus Polemoniaceae Phlox
201707 Yellow California Coreopsis Coreopsis californica Asteraceae Sunflower
201708 Pink Peninsular Onion Allium peninsulare Alliaceae Onion
201709 White Willow Herb Clarkia Clarkia epilobioides Onagraceae Evening Primrose
201710 Pink Checker Bloom Sidalcea sparsifolia Malvaceae Mallow
201711 Yellow Beach Evening Primrose Camissoniopsis cheiranthifolia Onagraceae Evening Primrose
201712 Yellow California Buttercup Ranunculus californicus Ranunculaceae Buttercup
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