Native and Introduced Plants of Southern California

Introduction to this site for first-time readers. Search this site

Southern California plant species and where to find them

Master Checklist

Regional Floras

Plant Guides for Trails

Search the Floras and Plant Guides

Analysis Pages

Bloom Reports from the Anza-Borrego Desert Below 3000 Feet Elevation

The last bloom update of the season from previous years

Links to all the previous Bloom pages throughout each season



Photo Gallery of Desert Species Observed in Bloom

Bloom Reports from San Jacinto Mountain Above 6500 Feet Elevation

Regional Information

Comments on the Jepson Manual and A Flora of Southern California by Munz

Comments On Floras and Wildflower Books

Latin Name Changes (gives the Munz and other equivalents of the Jepson Manual Latin Names, as well as more recent updates to the Jepson Manual names)

Chollas (name changes, distribution, key)

Wayne Armstrong's Index Giving Jepson Manual Page Numbers For Plant Families (can be pasted into the JM for quick family look-up)

Botanical Trail Reports (reports from the field, mostly in 2009 and earlier)

Beginning in fall 2022, botanical trail reports are included in the 2022-2023 Blooms page for the Anza-Borrego Desert.

General Information

A Happy Botanist

References for pages on this site

Three Letter Abbreviation For Plant Families

Master List: Number of trails, lists and taxa vs time and number of taxa found only on a single trail

Update Log

Native and Introduced Plants of the Grand Canyon, Arizona

If the links in the table above are not self-explanatory, click on the link and explore what it represents.

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