Yavapai County Native & Naturalized Plants

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Yavapai County Native & Naturalized Plants    
Common Name Index

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Agave and Yuccas
                   
banana yucca

 

beargrass

 

fineleaf yucca

 

goldenflower century

 

Parry’s agave

 

soaptree yucca

 

 

 

     
                   
Cacti
                   
beavertail cactus

 

brown-spine prickly pear

 

cactus apple

 

Christmas cholla

 

claret cup cactus

 

Common beehive cactus

 

dollarjoint pricklypear

 

     
Engelmann’s hedgehog cactus

 

Graham’s nipple cactus

 

pinkflower hedgehog 

 

saguaro

 

strawberry hedgehog

 

whipple cholla

 

       
       
Forbs        
                   
Abert’s buckwheat

 

Adonis blazingstar

 

Albert’s creeping zinnia

 

alfalfa

 

alkali buttercup

 

alpine pennygrass

 

Alpine woodsorrel

 

     
American black nightshade

 

American dragonhead

 

American speedwell

 

American vetch

 

American wild carrot

 

annual Townsend daisy

 

Apache lobelia

 

     
aridland goosefoot

 

Arizona bladderpod

 

Arizona mousetail

 

Arizona popcornflower

 

Arizona poppy

 

Arizona ragwort

 

Arizona scarlet-bugler

 

     
Arizona thistle

 

Arizona valerian

 

ashen milkvetch

 

aspen fleabane

 

baby slippers

 

bajada lupine

 

basin bladderpod

 

     
bastard toadflax

 

bearded cryptantha

 

beardlip penstemon

 

bedstraw

 

betonyleaf brickellbush

 

biannual lettuce

 

bigbract verbena

 

     
Bigelow onion

 

Bigelow’s amaranth

 

Bigelow’s linanthus

 

birdbill dayflower

 

birdsfoot trefoil

 

bitter dock

 

black bindweed

 

     
black medic

 

black mustard

 

blue milkwort

 

blue skullcap

 

Bluebonnet lupine

 

bluedicks

 

blunt tansymustard

 

     
bouncingbet

 

branched noseburn

 

bridge penstemon

 

bristlecup sandmat

 

broadfruit combseed

 

Broadleaf cattail

 

broadleaf lupine

 

     
broom milkwort

 

brownfoot

 

brownplume wirelettuce

 

buffalobur nightshade

 

butterfly milkweed

 

caliche globe mallow

 

California brickellbush

 

     
California caltrop

 

California cottonrose

 

California plumeseed

 

camphorweed

 

Canada goldenrod

 

Canadian horseweed

 

Canadian white violet

 

     
canaigre dock

 

cardinalflower

 

carelessweed

 

Carruth’s sagewort

 

catmint 

 

chaparral fleabane

 

chaparral nightshade

 

     
chia

 

Chihuahuan brickellbush

 

clasping Venus’ looking-glass

 

Cleveland’s desertdandelion

 

clustered broomrape

 

Colorado four o’clock

 

Columbian monkshood

 

     
common dandelion

 

common hop

 

common mallow

 

common mouse-ear chickweed

 

common mullein

 

Common plantain

 

common sheep sorrel

 

     
common sowthistle

 

common sunflower

 

Cooper’s rubberweed

 

Coulter’s spiderling

 

Coulter’s wrinklefruit

 

cream cup

 

crested anoda

 

     
crestrib morning-glory

 

crossflower

 

crowpoison

 

curly dock

 

curlycup gumweed

 

curlytop gumweed

 

curlytop knotweed

 

     
curvepod fumewort

 

curveseed butterwort

 

cushion cryptantha

 

cutleaf coneflower

 

cutleaf waterparsnip

 

Dakota mock vervain

 

Dalmatian toadflax

 

     
Davidson’s buckwheat

 

dense false gilyflower

 

desert biscuitroot

 

desert broomrape

 

desert globemallow

 

desert Indian paintbrush

 

desert marigold

 

     
desert mariposa lily

 

desert penstemon

 

desert princesplume

 

desert tobacco

 

desert trumpet

 

desert wishbone-bush

 

desert woollystar

 

     
devil’s beggartick

 

devil’s claw

 

diffuse knapweed

 

distant phacelia

 

dotted smartweed

 

doubting mariposa lily

 

Douglas’ knotweed

 

     
Drummond’s false pennyroyal

 

dwarf false pennyroyal

 

dwarf four o’clock

 

dwarf Indian mallow

 

dwarf milkweed

 

dwarf prairie clover

 

dwarf stickpea

 

     
Eastern Mojave buckwheat

 

Eastwood’s monkeyflower

 

Engelmann’s milkweed

 

erect spiderling

 

eyed gilia

 

fall tansyaster

 

false agoseris

 

     
false boneset

 

Fendler’s desert dandelion

 

Fendler’s drymary

 

Fendler’s globemallow

 

Fendler’s meadow-rue

 

Fendler’s sandwort

 

fetid goosefoot

 

     
fewflower beggartick

 

field anoda

 

field bindweed

 

field sagewort

 

filaree

 

fineleaf hymenopappus

 

firecracker penstemon

 

     
firewheel

 

fivewing spiderling

 

flatspine bur ragweed

 

flatspine stickseed

 

flaxflowered ipomopsis

 

foothill deervetch

 

Fort Bowie prairie clover

 

     
fragrant snakeroot

 

freckled milkvetch

 

fringed redmaids

 

fringed rockdaisy

 

fringed twinevine

 

fringed willowherb

 

Fuller’s teasel

 

     
garden asparagus

 

glandular threadplant

 

golden columbine

 

golden crownbeard

 

golden tickseed

 

gooseberryleaf globemallow

 

Gordon’s bladderpod

 

     
Graham’s ticktrefoil

 

grassleaf mudplantain

 

great ragweed

 

greenleaf five eyes

 

greenspot nightshade

 

groundcover milkvetch

 

hairy beggarticks

 

     
hairy evening primrose

 

halfmoon milkvetch

 

hardheads

 

harlequinbush

 

head sandmat

 

henbit deadnettle

 

herb sophia

 

     
hiddenflower phacelia

 

Hill’s lupine

 

hoary Townsend daisy

 

Hooker’s evening primrose

 

horehound

 

horned pondweed

 

horned spurge

 

     
horsetail milkweed

 

hummingbird trumpet

 

husk tomato

 

hyssopleaf sandmat

 

Indian rushpea

 

Indianhemp

 

ivyleaf groundcherry 

 

     
ivyleaf morning-glory

 

James’ buckwheat

 

James’ cryptantha

 

Jerusalem oak goosefoot

 

lambsquarters

 

largeflower onion

 

leafy pondweed

 

     
least duckweed

 

lesser wirelettuce

 

Lewis flax

 

limestone bedstraw

 

limestone phacelia

 

Lindley’s silverpuffs

 

little bur-clover

 

     
little hogweed

 

little redstem monkeyflower

 

littleleaf brickellbush

 

lobeleaf groundsel

 

London rocket

 

longcapsule suncup

 

longleaf cologania

 

     
longleaf false goldeneye

 

longleaf pondweed

 

Loomis’ thimblehead

 

Louisiana vetch

 

MacDougal’s Indian parsley

 

maiden blue eyed Mary

 

Maltese star-thistle

 

     
Mangas Spring phacelia

 

manyflowered ipomopsis

 

marijuana

 

mariola

 

mat amaranth

 

mealy goosefoot

 

Mearn’s bird’s-foot trefoil

 

     
Menzies’ fiddleneck

 

mesa tansyaster

 

Metcalfe’s ticktrefoil

 

Mexican gold poppy

 

miner’s lettuce

 

miniature woollystar

 

Missouri goldenrod

 

     
Missouri gourd

 

mock cypress

 

Mojave milkweed

 

moth combseed

 

moth mullein

 

narrowleaf four o’clock

 

narrowleaf plantain

 

     
narrowleaf stoneseed

 

narrowstem cryptantha

 

Navajo fleabane

 

netted globecherry

 

Nevada biscuitroot

 

Nevada cryptantha

 

Nevada pea

 

     
New Mexico copperleaf

 

New Mexico fleabane

 

New Mexico plumeseed

 

New Mexico thistle

 

New Mexico ticktrefoil

 

night scented stock

 

Nuttall’s linanthus

 

     
Oak Creek ragwort

 

oblongleaf false pennyroyal

 

orange fameflower

 

pale evening primrose

 

Palmer’s buckwheat

 

Palmer’s penstemon

 

Pennsylvania pellitory

 

     
Pennsylvania smartweed

 

peppermint

 

perennial rockcress

 

pineywoods geranium

 

pink alumroot

 

pinyon goosefoot

 

pitseed goosefoot

 

     
plains blackfoot

 

plains flax, yellow flax

 

poison hemlock

 

Powell’s amaranth

 

prairie spiderwort

 

prairie sunflower

 

prickly lettuce

 

     
prickly Russian thistle

 

pricklyleaf dogweed

 

prostrate knotweed

 

prostrate pigweed

 

prostrate sandmat

 

puncturevine

 

purple bird’s-beak

 

     
purple locoweed

 

purple loosestrife

 

purple owl clover

 

purplenerve springparsley

 

pygmy bluet

 

radishroot woodsorrel

 

ragleaf bahia

 

     
red dome blanketflower

 

redroot amaranth

 

redroot buckwheat

 

redroot cryptantha

 

redwhisker clammyweed

 

ribseed sandmat

 

Richardson’s geranium

 

     
Rocky Mountain iris

 

Rocky Mountain zinnia

 

rockyscree false goldenaster

 

rose heath

 

Rose’s ticktrefoil

 

rosy gilia

 

rough cocklebur

 

     
rough draba

 

rough menodora

 

roughseed clammyweed

 

rue of the mountains

 

Rusby’s globemallow

 

Rusby’s milkwort

 

sacred thorn-apple

 

     
San Felipe dogweed

 

sand fringepod

 

sand peppergrass

 

sanddune wallflower

 

Santa Catalina Mountain phlox

 

sawtooth sage

 

scarlet beeblossom

 

     
scarlet cinquefoil

 

scarlet four o’clock

 

scarlet gilia

 

scarlet hedgenettle

 

scarlet spiderling

 

Scotch thistle

 

Scouler’s St. Johnswort

 

     
seaside petunia

 

seep monkeyflower

 

Senator Mine alumroot

 

shaggy dwarf morning-glory

 

shepherd’s purse

 

shorthair goldenrod

 

shortstem lupine

 

     
shrubby purslane

 

silkcotton purslane

 

silky sophora

 

silver dwarf morning-glory

 

silver puffs

 

silverleaf nightshade

 

silvery lupine

 

     
sixweeks prairie clover

 

sleepy catchfly

 

slender goldenweed

 

slender phlox

 

slimflower scurfpea

 

slimleaf bean

 

slimleaf plainsmustard

 

     
Small matweed

 

small-flowered globe mallow

 

smallflowered milkvetch

 

smooth beggartick

 

smooth spreading four o’clock

 

smooththroat stoneseed

 

snapdragon vine

 

     
Sonoran giant hyssop

 

Sonoran prairie clover

 

Sonoran sandmat

 

sorrel buckwheat

 

southwest mock verain

 

Southwestern annual saltmarsh

 

southwestern cosmos

 

     
southwestern pricklypoppy

 

spear globemallow

 

spearleaf brickellbush

 

spearmint

 

spider milkweed

 

spiny sowthistle

 

spotted knapweed

 

     
spotted ladysthumb

 

spotted sandmat

 

Spreadfruit goldenbanner

 

spreading chinchweed

 

spreading fanpetals

 

spreading fleabane

 

spreading wallflower

 

     
stemless four-nerve daisy

 

stemless Townsend daisy

 

stream orchid

 

sulphur-flower buckwheat

 

sunbright

 

sweet four o’clock

 

tall annual willowherb

 

     
tall morningglory

 

tall mountain larkspur

 

tall tumblemustard

 

tansyleaf tansyaster

 

tansymustard

 

tapertip onion,

 

tarragon

 

     
tasselflower brickelbush

 

Texas bindweed

 

Texas croton

 

Texas milkvine

 

Texas storksbill

 

thicksepal cryptantha

 

Thompson’s beardtongue

 

     
threadleaf ragwort

 

threadstem carpet weed

 

threadstem sandmat

 

threenerve goldenrod

 

Thurber’s penstemon

 

Thurber’s pepperweed

 

thymeleaf sandmat

 

     
toadflax penstemon

 

toothleaf goldeneye

 

Torrey’s milkvetch

 

touristplant

 

tower rockcress

 

trailing fleabane

 

trailing four o’clock

 

     
Transpecos morning-glory

 

tuber anemone

 

tufted evening primrose

 

tufted globe amaranth

 

tumbling saltweed

 

twincrest onion

 

twinleaf senna

 

     
upright blue beardtongue

 

upright prairie coneflower

 

varileaf phacelia

 

veiny brickellbush

 

velvetseed milkwort

 

velvetweed

 

Virginia pepperweed

 

     
warty caltrop

 

warty spurge

 

washerwoman

 

water knotweed

 

water speedwell

 

water-plantain

 

watercress

 

     
wavyleaf twinevine

 

weakleaf bur ragweed

 

wedgeleaf draba

 

western ragweed

 

western rockjasmine

 

western springbeauty

 

western water hemlock

 

     
western white clematis

 

western yarrow

 

Wheeler’s thistle

 

wheelscale saltbush

 

whisperingbells

 

white clover

 

white milkwort

 

     
white panicle aster 

 

white prairie aster

 

white prairie clover

 

white sagebrush

 

White sweet clover

 

white water crowfoot

 

whitedaisy tidytips

 

     
whiteflower prairie clover

 

whitemargin sandmat

 

whitest evening primrose

 

whitestem blazingstar

 

whitestem paperflower

 

wholeleaf Indian paintbrush

 

wild bergamot

 

     
wild celery

 

wild dwarf morning-glory

 

wild mint

 

wild parsnip

 

wild potato winding mariposa lily

 

winecup clarkia

 

     
wingnut cryptantha

 

wingpod purslane

 

wishbone fiddleleaf

 

Woodhouse’s phlox

 

woody crinklemat

 

woolly desert marigold

 

woolly eriophyllum

 

     
woolly plantain

 

woolly tidestromia

 

woollyhead neststraw

 

Wright’s bedstraw

 

Wright’s cudweed

 

Wright’s deervetch

 

Wright’s goldenrod

 

     
Wright’s thelypody

 

Wright’s thimblehead

 

yellow evening primrose

 

yellow hawkweed

 

yellow linanthus

 

yellow nightshade groundcherry

 

yellow salsify

 

     
yellow spiderflower

 

yellow-spine thistle

 

               
       
Grasses        
                   
annual muhly

 

annual rabbitsfoot grass

 

Arizona cottontop

 

Arizona fescue

 

Barnyard grass

 

Bermudagrass

 

big sacaton

 

     
black dropseed

 

black grama

 

blue grama

 

bristly wolfstail

 

buffalograss

 

bulb panicgrass

 

bullgrass

 

     
burrograss

 

bush muhly

 

cane beardgrass

 

cheatgrass

 

creeping muhly

 

curly-mesquite

 

deergrass

 

     
delicate muhly

 

feather fingergrass

 

foxtail barley

 

fringed brome

 

green sprangletop

 

hairy grama

 

hairy woollygrass

 

     
Hall’s panicgrass

 

Indian ricegrass

 

Indiangrass

 

Johnsongrass

 

Junegrass

 

Kentucky bluegrass

 

little barley

 

     
low woollygrass

 

marshland muhly

 

mat grama

 

Mexican lovegrass

 

mountain muhly

 

muttongrass

 

needle grama

 

     
New Mexico feathergrass

 

New Mexico muhly

 

nineawn pappusgrass

 

orchardgrass

 

perennial ryegrass

 

pine dropseed

 

plains lovegrass

 

     
purple lovegrass

 

purple threeawn

 

red brome

 

ring muhly

 

ripgut brome

 

rough bentgrass

 

sand dropseed

 

     
sideoats grama

 

sixweeks grama

 

sixweeks threeawn

 

slim tridens

 

smooth brome

 

spidergrass

 

spike dropseed

 

     
spike muhly

 

squirreltail

 

stinkgrass

 

streambed bristlegrass

 

tall wheatgrass

 

tanglehead

 

tobosagrass

 

     
tumblegrass

 

vine mesquite

 

weeping lovegrass

 

western wheatgrass

 

wild oat

 

witchgrass

 

       
       
Shrubs        
                   
American threefold

 

apache plume

 

ashy silktassel

 

blue elderberry

 

broom snakeweed

 

California buckthorn

 

canotia

 

     
catclaw mimosa

 

cliff fendlerbush

 

common hoptree

 

creeping barberry

 

creosote bush

 

deerbrush

 

desert baccharis

 

     
desert broom

 

Emory’s baccharis

 

fairyduster

 

false indigo

 

featherplume

 

Fendler ceanothus

 

four-wing saltbush

 

     
Fremont’s mahonia

 

golden currant

 

gray felt thorn

 

gray thorn

 

greenleaf manzanita

 

gregg ceanothus

 

hollyleaf buckthorn

 

     
jojoba

 

littleleaf ratany

 

Mexican cliffrose

 

mormon tea

 

mountain snowberry

 

New Mexico olive

 

New Mexico raspberry

 

     
ocotillo

 

pointleaf manzanita

 

purple sage

 

rabbit thorn

 

red barberry

 

roundleaf snowberry

 

rubber rabbitbrush

 

     
shortleaf baccharis

 

shrub live oak

 

shrubby buckwheat

 

skunk bush

 

slender buckwheat

 

spiny greasebush

 

sugar sumac

 

     
true mountain mahogany

 

turpentine bush

 

Utah Serviceberry

 

Virgin River brittlebush

 

water wally

 

wax currant

 

western poison ivy

 

     
winterfat

 

Woods’ rose

 

Woods’ rose

 

Wright silk tassel

 

Wright’s baccharis

 

Wright’s beebrush

 

yellowleaf manzanita

 

     
yerba santa

 

yerba-de-pasmo

 

               
       
Trees                  
                   
alligator juniper

 

Arizona alder

 

Arizona cypress

 

Arizona sycamore

 

Arizona walnut

 

Arizona white oak

 

bigtooth maple

 

     
black cherry

 

black elderberry

 

blue paloverde

 

boxelder

 

canyon live oak

 

catclaw acacia

 

chokecherry

 

     
coyote willow

 

desert ironwood

 

desert willow

 

Douglas-fir

 

Emory oak

 

Fremont cottonwood

 

Gambel oak

 

     
Goodding willow

 

honey mesquite

 

narrowleaf cottonwood

 

netleaf hackberry

 

New Mexico locust

 

one seed juniper

 

Palmer oak

 

     
pinyon pine

 

ponderosa pine

 

quaking aspen

 

red willow

 

redberry juniper

 

Rocky Mountain juniper

 

Russian olive

 

     
saltcedar

 

screwbean mesquite

 

Siberian elm

 

singleleaf ash

 

singleleaf pinyon

 

smooth sumac

 

southern catalpa

 

     
Texas mulberry

 

tree of heaven

 

Utah juniper

 

velvet ash

 

velvet mesquite

 

western soapberry

 

white fir

 

     
white mulberry

 

yellow paloverde

 

               
       
Vines                  
                   
canyon grape

 

Virginia creeper

 

white virgin’s bower

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     
                   

 

 
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