A Photographic Guide to Plants of
Humboldt Bay Dunes and Wetlands

Compiled by Gordon Leppig and Andrea Pickart

Release 2.0

April 2018

Scientific Name

Common Name 

Status

N, C

seacoast angelica

Angelica lucida

Habitat

BM

Close-up 

Other

N/A

Occurs

HBNWR, Lanphere, Ma-le'l

Scientific Name

Common Name 

Status

N

western water hemlock

Cicuta douglasii

Habitat

FM

Close-up 

Other

N/A

Occurs

N/A

Scientific Name

Common Name 

Status

I

Queen Anne's lace

Daucus carota

Habitat

AW, DM

Close-up 

Other

N/A

Occurs

HBNWR

Status: Conservation concern (C); Exotic (E); Invasive (I); California Native (N) 

Habitat: Dune mat (DM), Dune scrub (DS), Dune swale (SW), Coniferous dune forest (CDF), Riparian forest (RF), Freshwater marsh (FM), Freshwater swamp (FS), Freshwater marsh (FM), Open water (OW), Brackish marsh (BM), Salt marsh (SM), Mudflat (MF) Agricultural wetland (AW).

* This vascular plant list for Humboldt Bay dunes and wetlands is based on collections made by the authors primarily between 2001 and 2008.

 

Please email comments, corrections, or proposed additions to andrea_pickart@fws.gov.

 

Nomenclature follows the Jepson Manual, Higher Plants of California, Second edition (U.C. Press 2012).