A Photographic Guide to Plants of
Humboldt Bay Dunes and Wetlands

Compiled by Gordon Leppig and Andrea Pickart

Release 2.0

April 2018

Caprifoliaceae

Scientific Name

Linnaea borealis

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Common Name 

twin flower

Close-up 

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Status

N planted

Habitat

CDF

Occurs

HBNWR, Lanphere, Ma-le'l

Other

N/A

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Scientific Name

Lonicera hispidula

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Common Name 

pink honeysuckle

Close-up 

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Status

N

Habitat

CDF, RF

Occurs

HBNWR, Lanphere, Ma-le'l

Other

N/A

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Scientific Name

Lonicera involucrata

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Common Name 

coast twinberry

Close-up 

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Status

N

Habitat

CDF, RF, FS

Occurs

HBNWR, Lanphere, Ma-le'l

Other

N/A

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Scientific Name

Sambucus racemosa

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Common Name 

red elderberry

Close-up 

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Status

N

Habitat

RF, CDF, FS

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).