A Photographic Guide to Plants of
Humboldt Bay Dunes and Wetlands

Compiled by Gordon Leppig and Andrea Pickart

Release 2.0

April 2018

Iridaceae

Scientific Name

Crocosmia × crocosmiiflora

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Common Name 

monbretia

Close-up 

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Status

E, I

Occurs

N/A

Habitat

DM, DS, FM

Other

N/A

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Scientific Name

Iris douglasiana

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Common Name 

Douglas Iris

Close-up 

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Status

N

Occurs

N/A

Habitat

CDF, FM

Other

N/A

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Scientific Name

Iris pseudacorus

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Common Name 

water iris

Close-up 

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Status

E

Occurs

N/A

Habitat

FM

Other

N/A

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Scientific Name

Sisyrinchium bellum

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Common Name 

blue-eyed grass

Close-up 

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Status

N

Occurs

N/A

Habitat

FM

Other

N/A

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Scientific Name

Sisyrinchium californicum

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Common Name 

California golden-eyed grass

Close-up 

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Status

N

Occurs

HBNWR, Lanphere, Ma-le'l

Habitat

SW, FM

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).