A Photographic Guide to Plants of
Humboldt Bay Dunes and Wetlands

Compiled by Gordon Leppig and Andrea Pickart

Release 2.0

April 2018

Lamiaceae

Scientific Name

Clinopodium douglasii

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Common Name 

yerba buena

Close-up 

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Status

N

Occurs

HBNWR, Lanphere, Ma-le'l

Habitat

CDF

Other

N/A

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Scientific Name

Lamium purpureum

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Common Name 

purple dead-nettle

Close-up 

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Status

E

Occurs

HBNWR, Lanphere, Ma-le'l

Habitat

FM, DM, DS

Other

N/A

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Scientific Name

Mentha pulegium

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Common Name 

pennyroyal

Close-up 

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Status

E, I

Occurs

HBNWR, Lanphere, Ma-le'l

Habitat

SW, AW, FM

Other

N/A

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Scientific Name

Prunella vulgaris var. vulgaris

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Common Name 

self-heal

Close-up 

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Status

E

Occurs

N/A

Habitat

AW

Other

N/A

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Scientific Name

Stachys ajugoides

Stachys_ajugoides_plant.jpg

Common Name 

rigid hedge-nettle

Close-up 

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Status

N

Occurs

HBNWR

Habitat

FM, BM, RF, SW, AW

Other

N/A

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Scientific Name

Stachys chamissonis

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Common Name 

coast hedge-nettle

Close-up 

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Status

N

Occurs

HBNWR, Lanphere, Ma-le'l

Habitat

RF, FS

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).