Monthly Archives: July 2011

Lomatium nudicaule (Pursh.) J.Coulter & Rose (Pestle Parsnip, Barestem Biscuitroot, Pestle Lomatium)

Journal entry: 2011 July 26. 2km SW of Susanville, elev 1500m.

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Eriogonum vimineum Benth. (Wicker-stemmed Eriogonum, Wicker Buckwheat, Wickerstem Buckwheat)

Journal entry: 2011 July 26. 2km SW of Susanville.

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Melilotus officinalis (L.) Pall. (Yellow Sweetclover)

Journal entries: 2009 July 11; 2011 July 20. Roadside weed.

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Lepidium perfoliatum L. (Klamath Pepper Grass, Shield Cress, Shield Peppergrass, Clasping Pepperweed)

Journal entry: 2011 July 17. Identification was based on a pressed/dried specimen collected in early June in a vacant agricultural field very close to the Rt 36 bridge over the Susan River, just east of the city of Susanville. Basal … Continue reading

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Gayophytum diffusum Torrey & A. Gray (Gayophytum, Spreading Groundsmoke, Diffuse Gayophytum)

Journal entry: 2011 July 16. Two yellowish spots at the base of each petal. Petals 4mm long; plants very branched and about 4dm tall. I was unable to determine the subspecies; petals >3mm keyed to G. diffusum. The left-most image … Continue reading

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Penstemon roezlii Regel (Regel’s Mountain Penstemon)

Journal entry: 2011 July 4 Plant has a woody base. Was: family Scrophulariaceae, genus Penstemon (JM93) Now: family Plantaginaceae, genus Penstemon (TJM2)

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Penstemon sudans M.E. Jones (Susanville Beardtongue, Volcanic Beardtongue)

Journal entry: 2011 July 4 Plant sticky throughout, fairly densely glandular-hairy. Jepson says plant > 40cm and

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Urtica dioica L. ssp holosericea (Nutt.) Thorne (Hoary Nettle, Stinging Nettle, Mountain Nettle, Giant Creek Nettle)

Journal entry: 2011 July 3

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