A Photographic Guide to Plants of
Humboldt Bay Dunes and Wetlands

Compiled by Gordon Leppig and Andrea Pickart

Release 2.0

April 2018

Onagraceae

Scientific Name

Camissoniopsis cheiranthifolia

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Common Name 

beach-primrose

Close-up 

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Status

N

Occurs

HBNWR, Lanphere, Ma-le'l

Habitat

DM

Other

N/A

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Scientific Name

Chamerion angustifolium ssp. circumvagum

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Common Name 

fireweed

Close-up 

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Status

N

Occurs

HBNWR, Lanphere, Ma-le'l

Habitat

FM, RF

Other

N/A

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Scientific Name

Clarkia davyi

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Common Name 

Davy's clarkia

Close-up 

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Status

N

Occurs

HBNWR, Lanphere, Ma-le'l

Habitat

DM, DS

Other

N/A

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Scientific Name

Clarkia purpurea ssp. quadrivulnera

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Common Name 

purple clarkia

Close-up 

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Status

N

Occurs

HBNWR, Lanphere, Ma-le'l

Habitat

SW

Other

N/A

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Scientific Name

Epilobium ciliatum ssp. watsonii

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Common Name 

Watson's willowherb

Close-up 

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Status

N

Occurs

HBNWR, Lanphere, Ma-le'l

Habitat

SW, FM, BM, AW

Other

N/A

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Scientific Name

Oenothera glazioviana

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Common Name 

red-sepaled evening-primrose

Close-up 

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Status

E, I

Occurs

N/A

Habitat

DM, DS, 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).