A Photographic Guide to Plants of
Humboldt Bay Dunes and Wetlands

Compiled by Gordon Leppig and Andrea Pickart

Release 2.0

April 2018

Papaveraceae

Scientific Name

Eschscholzia californica

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Common Name 

California poppy

Close-up 

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Status

N

Occurs

HBNWR

Habitat

AW, DM

Other

N/A

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Scientific Name

Platystemon californicus

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Common Name 

cream cups

Close-up 

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Status

N

Occurs

HBNWR, Lanphere, Ma-le'l

Habitat

DM, DS

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).