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

Angelica lucida

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Common Name 

seacoast angelica

Close-up 

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Status

N, C

Habitat

BM

Occurs

HBNWR, Lanphere, Ma-le'l

Other

N/A

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Scientific Name

Cicuta douglasii

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Common Name 

western water hemlock

Close-up 

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Status

N

Habitat

FM

Occurs

N/A

Other

N/A

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Scientific Name

Daucus carota

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Common Name 

Queen Anne's lace

Close-up 

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Status

I

Habitat

AW, DM

Occurs

HBNWR

Other

N/A

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Scientific Name

Daucus pusillis

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Common Name 

American wild carrot

Close-up 

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Status

N

Habitat

FM

Occurs

HBNWR, Lanphere, Ma-le'l

Other

N/A

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Scientific Name

Glehnia littoralis ssp. leiocarpa

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Common Name 

American glehnia

Close-up 

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Status

N, C

Habitat

FM

Occurs

HBNWR, Lanphere, Ma-le'l

Other

N/A

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Scientific Name

Hydrocotyle ranunculoides

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Common Name 

marsh-pennywort

Close-up 

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Status

N

Habitat

FM

Occurs

HBNWR, Lanphere, Ma-le'l

Other

N/A

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Scientific Name

Oenanthe sarmentosa

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Common Name 

water-parsley

Close-up 

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Status

N

Habitat

FM

Occurs

HBNWR, Lanphere, Ma-le'l

Other

N/A

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Scientific Name

Sanicula arctopoides

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Common Name 

footsteps of spring

Close-up 

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Status

N

Habitat

FM

Occurs

N/A

Other

N/A

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Scientific Name

Sanicula crassicaulis

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Common Name 

sanicle

Close-up 

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Status

N

Habitat

CDF

Occurs

HBNWR, Lanphere, Ma-le'l

Other

N/A

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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).