A Photographic Guide to Plants of
Humboldt Bay Dunes and Wetlands

Compiled by Gordon Leppig and Andrea Pickart

Release 2.0

April 2018

Rosaceae

Scientific Name

Aphanes occidentalis

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Common Name 

lady's mantle

Close-up 

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Status

N

Occurs

N/A

Habitat

DM, SW

Other

N/A

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Scientific Name

Cotoneaster franchetii

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Common Name 

Francheti cotoneaster

Close-up 

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Status

E, I

Occurs

HBNWR, Lanphere, Ma-le'l

Habitat

CDF

Other

N/A

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Scientific Name

Fragaria chiloensis

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Common Name 

beach strawberry

Close-up 

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Status

N

Occurs

HBNWR, Lanphere, Ma-le'l

Habitat

DM, CDF

Other

N/A

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Scientific Name

Malus fusca

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Common Name 

Oregon crabapple

Close-up 

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Status

N

Occurs

HBNWR, Lanphere, Ma-le'l

Habitat

RF, CDF

Other

N/A

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Scientific Name

Malus pumila

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Common Name 

common apple

Close-up 

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Status

E

Occurs

HBNWR, Lanphere, Ma-le'l

Habitat

CDF, FS

Other

N/A

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Scientific Name

Potentilla anserina ssp. pacifica

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Common Name 

silverweed

Close-up 

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Status

N

Occurs

HBNWR, Lanphere, Ma-le'l

Habitat

SW, BM, FM

Other

N/A

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Scientific Name

Rosa nutkana

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Common Name 

Nootka rose

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

Rubus armeniacus

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Common Name 

Himalaya-blackberry

Close-up 

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Status

E, I

Occurs

HBNWR

Habitat

FS, SW, RF, AW,

Other

N/A

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Scientific Name

Rubus parviflorus

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Common Name 

thimbleberry

Close-up 

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Status

N

Occurs

HBNWR, Lanphere, Ma-le'l

Habitat

FS, RF

Other

N/A

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Scientific Name

Rubus spectabilis

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Common Name 

salmonberry

Close-up 

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Status

N

Occurs

HBNWR, Lanphere, Ma-le'l

Habitat

RF, FS

Other

N/A

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Scientific Name

Rubus ursinus

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Common Name 

California blackberry

Close-up 

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Status

N

Occurs

HBNWR, Lanphere, Ma-le'l

Habitat

CDF, RF, FS, DM, DS, SW

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).