Bear Basin Butte Botanical Area species list
Source: Six Rivers National Forest, 8/15/97 - rare species in bold


about Bear Basin Butte Botanical Area

TREES  
Abies concolor white fir
Abies magnifica var. shastensis Shasta red fir
Abies procera noble fir
Acer macrophyllum big-leaf maple
Calocedrus decurrens incense cedar
Chrysolepis chrysophylla giant chinquapin
Cornus nuttalii mountain dogwood
Cupressus lawsoniana Port-Orford cedar
Cupressus nootkatensis Alaska yellow-cedar
Lithocarpus densiflora var. densiflora tanoak
Picea breweriana Brewer spruce
Pinus attenuata knobcone pine
Pinus jeffreyi Jeffrey pine
Pinus lambertiana sugar pine
Pinus monticola western white pine
Pseudotsuga menziesii Douglas-fir
Quercus chrysolepis canyon live oak
Taxus brevifolia Pacific yew
Tsuga mertensiana mountain hemlock
Umbellaria californica California bay
SHRUBS  
Acer circinatum vine maple
Acer glabrum mountain maple
Alnus incana ssp. tenuifolia mountain alder
Alnus viridis ssp. sinuata thin-leaved or Sitka alder
Amelanchier utahensis Utah service-berry
Arctostaphylos hispidula Howell’s manzanita
Arctostaphylos nevadensis pine mat manzanita
Arctostaphlylos nortensis Del Norte manzanita
Arctostapylos patula green-leaved manzanita
Berberis aquilifolium var. repens barberry
Berberis nervosa Oregon grape
Ceanothus velutinus tobacco brush
Chimaphila menziesii little prince’s pine
Chimaphila umbellata prince’s pine
Corylus cornuta California hazelnut or filbert
Crataegus suksdorfii Suksdorf’s hawthorn
Garrya buxifolia silk tassel
Gaultheria ovatifolia Oregon spicy wintergreen
Holodiscus discolor oceanspray
Linnaea borealis var. longiflora twinflower
Quercus sadleriana deer oak
Quercus vaccinifolia huckleberry oak
Paxistima myrsinites Oregon boxwood
Prunus emarginata bitter cherry
Rhamnus purshiana cascara
Rhamnus rubra Sierra coffeeberry
Ribes lobbii gummy gooseberry
Ribes montigenum mountain gooseberry
Ribes roezlii var. cruentum Sierra gooseberry
Ribes sanguineum red-flowering currant
Rosa gymnocarpa wood rose
Rosa pinetorum pine rose
Rubus lasiococcus hairy-fruited dwarf bramble
Rubus leucodermis blackcap raspberry
Rubus parviflorus thimbleberry
Rubus ursinus California blackberry
Salix lucida ssp. lasiandra shining willow
Sorbus californica California mountain mahogany
Sorbus scopulina mountain ash
Vaccinium membranaceum thin-leaf huckleberry
HERBS  
Achillea millefolium Common yarrow, milfoil
Achyls triphylla three-leaved deer foot, vanilla leaf
Actaea rubra red baneberry
Aconitum columbianum monkshood
Adenocaulon bicolor trail plant
Adiantum aleuticum five-finger fern
Allotropa virgata sugar stick
Allium validum swamp onion
Anemone deltoidea Columbia wind-flower
Anemone oregana western wood anemone
Antennaria racemosa pussy toes
Apocynum androsaemifolium bitter dogbane
Aquilegia formosa western columbine
Arabis breweri Brewer’s rockcress
Arabis holboelii var. retrofracta Holboell’s rockcress
Arenaria congesta var. crassula capitate sandwort
Arenaria congesta var. suffrutescens Sierra capitate sandwort
Arnica cordifolia heart-leaved arnica
Arnica discoidea rayless arnica
Aruncus dioicus var. pubescens goat’s beard
Aspidotus densa Indian’s dream
Aster brickelloides bricklebush aster
Aster foliaceous var. lyallii Lyall’s leafy aster
Aster radulinus rough-leaved aster
Boschniakia strobilacea California ground cone
Botrychium multifidum leather grapefern
Boykinia major mountain boykinia
Calochortus tolmiei Tolmiei’s star tulip or pussy ears
Calypso bulbosa fairy slipper, calypso orchid
Calyptridium umbellatum pussy paws
Campanula scouleri Scouler’s harebell
Cardamine californica milk maids, toothwort
Cardamine nuttallii var. covilleana slender toothwort
Castilleja applegatei wavy-leaved Indian paintbrush
Castilleja miniata ssp. miniata great red Indian paintbrush
Castilleja pruinosa pruinose Indian paintbrush
Castilleja tenuis hairy owl’s clover
Cerastium arvense field chickweed
Cheilanthes gracillima lace fern
Chimaphila menziesii little prince’s pine
Chimaphila umbellata western prince’s pine
Claytonia parviflora small-leaved claytonia
Claytonia sibirica candy flower
Clintonia uniflora queen’s cup
Collinsia linearis Chinese houses
Collinsia parviflora blue-eyed Mary
Collomia tinctoria yellow-staining collomia
Corallorhiza mertensiana western coral-root
Corallarhiza striata striped coralroot
Crepis occidentalis hawksbeard
Cryptogramma acrostichoides American parsley fern
Cystopteris fragilis fragile fern
Darlingtonia californica California pitcher plant
Delphinium decorum ssp. tracyi Tracy’s larkspur
Dicentra formosa western bleeding heart
Disporum hookeri Hooker’s fairy bell
Draba carnosula Mt. Eddy draba
Draba howellii var. howellii Howell’s draba
Epilobium ciliatum ssp. glandulosum glandular willowherb
Epilobium hornemannii ssp. hornemannii Hornemann’s willowherb
Epilobium minutum minute willowherb
Equisetum arvense common horsetail
Erigeron cervinus Siskiyou daisy
Erigeron foliosus var. confinis leafy fleabane daisy
Eriodictyon californicum yerba santa
Eriogonum compositum var. compositum composite eriogonum
Eriogonum nudum naked-stem buckwheat
Eriogonum umbellatum var. polyanthum sulfur flower
Eriophyllum lanatum common sunflower
Eriophyllum lanatum var. achillaeoides woolly sunflower
Erysimum capitatum ssp. capitatum western wallflower
Erythronium grandiflorum glacier lily
Fragaria californica California strawberry
Fragaria vesca wood strawberry
Galium trifidum trifid bedstraw or cleavers
Gentiana affinis var. ovata prairie gentian
Gilia capitata ssp. capitata blue field-gilia
Goodyera oblongifolia rattlesnake plaintain
Hackelia micrantha stickseed
Hemitomes congestum gnome plant
Heracleum lanatum cow parsnip
Heuchera micrantha small-flowered alumroot
Hieracium albiflorum white hawkweed
Hydrophyllum occidentale California waterleaf
Hypericum anagalloides tinker’s penny
Hypericum perforatum Klamath weed
Lathyrus nevadensis var. nevadensis Sierra Nevada pea
Lewisia cotyledon var. cotyledon cliff maids
Lilium pardalinum ssp. vollmeri Vollmer’s lily
Lilium pardalinum ssp. wigginsii Wiggin’s lily
Lilium washingtonianum ssp. purpurascens Washington lily
Linnaea borealis western twinflower
Listera convallarioides broad-leaved twayblade
Lomatium californicum California lomatium
Lomatium macrocarpon large-fruited lomatium
Lonicera conjugialis honeysuckle
Lotus oblongifolius var. oblongifolius oblong-leaved lotus
Luina hypoleuca little-leaved luina
Lupinus andersonii Anderson’s lupine
Microseris nutans nodding scorzonella
Mimulus breweri Brewer’s monkeyflower
Mimulus dentatus tooth-leaved monkeyflower
Moehringia macrophylla large leaved sandwort
Monardella purpurea Siskiyou monardella
Montia diffusa diffuse montia
Montia parvifolia small-leaved montia
Nothochelone nemorosa false turtle
Orthilia secunda one-sided wintergreen
Osmorhiza chilensis sweet cicely
Pedicularis racemosa leafy lousewort
Penstemon anguineus tongue-leaved penstemon
Penstemon deustus var. suffrutescens hot-rock beardtongue
Penstemon laetus var. sagittatus gay beardtongue
Penstemon newberryi var. newberryi mountain pride
Penstemon parvulus small azure penstemon
Penstemon rupicola rock penstemon
Phlox diffusa spreading phlox
Phlox gracilis slender phlox
Pityopus californicus California pinefoot
Plantago eriopoda saline plantain
Platanthera leucostachys white-flowered bog-orchid
Polygonum bistortoides western bistort or snakeweed
Polygonum minimum leafy dwarf knotweed
Polypodium californicum California polypody
Polystichum munitum sword fern
Potentilla glandulosa sticky cinquefoil
Potentilla glandulosa ssp. reflexa Greene’s cinquefoil
Potentilla gracilis var. gracilis slender cinquefoil
Prunella vulgaris var. lanceolata self-heal
Pteridium aquilinum var. pubescens bracken fern
Pyrola picta white-veined wintergreen
Romanzoffia sitchensis Sitka romanzoffia
Rumex acetosella sheep sorrel
Sanicula graveolens Sierra sanicle
Saxifragopsis fragarioides joint-leaved saxifrage
Saxifraga marshallii Marshall’s saxifrage
Sedum obtusatum ssp. obtusatum Sierra stonecrop
Sedum obtusatum ssp. retusum retuse Sierra stonecrop
Sedum oregonense Oregon stonecrop
Sedum spathulifolium Pacific stonecrop
Selaginella wallacei Wallace’s spikemoss
Senecio integerriumus var. major single-stemmed ragwort
Senecio triangularis arrowhead butterweed
Sidalcea oregana Oregon checkerbloom
Silene campanulata ssp. glandulosa capanulate catchfly
Sisyrinchium bellum blue-eyed grass
Smilacina racemosa western Solomon’s seal
Smilacina stellata starry Solomon’s seal
Smilax jamesii English Peak greenbriar
Solanum parishii Parish’s nightshade
Stenanthium occidentale western stenanthium
Streptanthus tortuosus mountain jewel flower
Streptopus amplexifolius var. americanus twisted stalk
Symphoricarpos mollis creeping snowberry
Tellima grandiflora fringecups
Tiarella trifoliata ssp. unifoliata lace flowers
Trautvetteria caroliniensis var. occidentalis false bugbane
Trientalis latifolia starflower
Trifolium longipes var. elmeri long-stalked clover
Trillium ovatum western trillium
Valeriana sitchensis Sitka valerian
Vancouveria hexandra western vancouveria
Vicia americana var. americana America vetch
Viola glabella stream violet
Viola sempervirens redwood violet
Whipplea modesta yerba santa, modesty
GRASSES  
Agrostis variablis Ross’s bent grass
Anthoxanthum odoratum sweet vernal grass
Calamagrotis koelerioides tufted pine-grass
Danthonia californica California wild oat grass
Deschampsia cespitosa tufted grass
Deschampsia danthonoides annual hairgrass
Deschampsia elongata slender hairgrass
Elymus elymoides ssp. californicus squirrel tail
Elymus glaucus blue wild rye
Festuca occidentalis western fescue
Glyceria elata fowl mannagrass
Melica bulbosa western onion grass
Melica hartfordii Hartford’s onion grass
Muhlenbergia filiformis pull-up muhly
Phleum alpinum mountain timothy
Poa leptocoma ssp. leptocoma bog bluegrass
Poa secunda ssp. secunda one-sided bluegrass
SEDGES AND RUSHES  
Carex aquatilis water sedge
Carex bolanderi Bolander’s sedge
Carex concinnoides northwestern sedge
Carex lenticularis var. lipocarpa Kellogg’s sedge
Carex luzulina var. luzulina luzula-like sedge
Carex pachystachya thick-headed sedge
Luzula comosa hairy woodrush
Luzula parviflora small-leaved woodrush
Scirpus congdonii Congdon’s bulrush

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