Carnegiea gigantea, Giant Saguaro

Southwest Desert Flora

Home to the plants of the Sonoran, Chihuahuan and Mojave Deserts

Cirsium ochrocentrum, Yellowspine Thistle

May 23, 2017 - updated Asteraceae, Sunflower Family; added/updated species

  • Next Helianthus niveus, Showy Sunflower
  • Added Ericameria linearifolia, Narrowleaf Goldenbush (05/23/2017)
  • updated Ericameria laricifolia, Turpentine Bush (05/23/2017)
  • updated Ericameria nauseosa, Rubber Rabbitbrush (05/23/2017)
  • updated Hymenopappus filifolius, Fineleaf Hymenopappus (05/18/2017)
  • updated Senecio flaccidus var. flaccidus, Threadleaf Ragwort (05/08/2017)
  • updated Senecio flaccidus var. monoensis, Smooth Threadleaf Ragwort (05/08/2017)
  • updated Senecio lemmonii, Lemmon's Ragwort (05/08/2017)
  • added Senecio vulgaris, Common Groundsel (05/08/2017)

  • April 28, 2017 - updated Anacardiaceae Family; added/updated species

  • added Rhus kearneyi, Kearney's Sumac ( 05/04/2017)
  • added Rhus microphylla, Littleleaf Sumac (05/04/2017)
  • added Toxicodendron rydbergii, Western Poison Ivy (05/05/2017)
  • updated Rhus ovata, Sugar Sumac (04/28/2017)
  • updated Rhus trilobata var. trilobata, Skunkbush Sumac (05/01/2017)

  • April 22, 2017 - added and updated species

  • added Psathyrotes ramosissima, Velvet Turtleback (04/22/2017)
  • updated Eriophyllum lanosum, White Woolly Daisy (04/22/2017)
  • updated Eriophyllum pringlei, Pringle's Wooly Sunflower (04/19/2017)
  • added Eriophyllum wallacei, Wallace Eriophyllum (04/19/2017)
  • added Malacothrix glabrata, Smooth Desertdandelion ( 04/18/2017)

  • April 15, 2017 - updated Onagraceae Family and added species

  • added Eremothera boothii, Woody Bottle-Washer (04/16/2017)

  • April 14, 2017 - updated Malvaceae Family and added species

  • added Eremalche exilis, White Mallow (04/15/2017)

  • April 12, 2017 - updated Loasaceae Family and added species

  • added Mentzelia veatchiana, Veatch's Blazingstar (04/13/2017)
  • updated Mentzelia albicaulis, Whitestem Blazingstar (04/14/2017)
  • updated Mentzelia multiflora, Adonis Blazingstar (04/14/2017)

  • April 12, 2017 - added species to Fabaceae Family and added species

  • added Hoffmannseggia glauca, Indian Rushpea (04/12/2017)
  • added Hoffmannseggia microphylla, Wand Holdback (04/12/2017)

  • April 09, 2017 - updated Chenopodiaceae Family and added species

  • added Atriplex canescens, Four-wing Salt Bush (04/09/2017)
  • added Monolepis nuttalliana, Nuttall's Povertyweed (04/12/2017)
  • updated; Salsola tragus, Prickly Russian Thistle (04/10/2017)

  • April 08, 2017 - updated Capperaceae Family and added species

  • added Cleome isomeris (=Peritoma arborea), Bladderpod Spiderflower

  • April 07, 2017 - updated Brassicaceae Family and added species

  • added; Dimorphocarpa wislizeni, Spectaclepod (04/07/2017)

  • April 05, 2017 - additional Asteraceae

  • added; Encelia frutescens, Button Brittlebush
  • added; Encelia virginensis, Virgin River Brittlebush
  • added; Trichoptilium incisum, Yellowdome
  • updated; Encelia farinosa, Brittlebush
  • updated; Baileya multiradiata, Desert Marigold
  • updated; Baileya pleniradiata, Woolly Desert Marigold

  • February 27, 2017 - updated Liliaceae Family and added species

  • added; Dichelostemma capitatum, Bluedicks
  • added; Echeandia flavescens, Torrey's Craglily
  • added; Hesperocallis undulata, Desert Lily
  • added; Milla biflora, Mexican Star

  • February 27, 2017 - updated Hydrophyllaceae Family and added species

  • added; Eucrypta micrantha, Dainty Desert Hideseed

  • February 23, 2017 - updated Malvaceae Family and added species

  • added; Allowissadula holosericea, Chisos Mtn False Indianmallow
  • added; Eremalche rotundifolia, Desert Fivespot
  • added; Pavonia lasiopetala, Rock Rose

  • February 18, 2017 - updated Onagraceae Family and added species

  • added; Chylismia brevipes, Yellow Cups
  • added; Tetrapteron palmeri, Palmer Evening Primrose
  • updated; Chylismia claviformis, Browneyes
  • updated; Camissonia micrantha, Miniature Suncup

  • February 14, 2017 - updated Fabaceae Family and added species

  • added; Psorothamnus schottii, Schott's Dalea
  • updated; Psorothamnus spinosus, Smoketree

  • February 13, 2017 - additional Boraginaceae

  • added; Cryptantha ganderi, Gander's Cryptantha
  • added; Cryptantha micrantha, Redroot Cryptantha
  • updated; Cryptantha gracilis, Narrowstem Cryptantha
  • updated; Cryptantha pterocarya, Wingnut Cryptantha

  • January 12, 2017 - Finalized Agavaceae

  • added; Dasylirion wheeleri, Sotol
  • added; Nolina bigelovii, Bigelow's Beargrass
  • added; Nolina microcarpa, Beargrass
  • added; Yucca baccata, Banana yucca
  • added; Yucca brevifolia, Joshua Tree
  • added; Yucca elata, Soaptree Yucca

  • January 12, 2017 - Genus Ambrosia updated

  • added; Ambrosia ambrosioides, Canyon Ragweed
  • added; Ambrosia deltoidea, Triangle-leaf Bursage
  • added; Ambrosia dumosa, White Bursage
  • added; Ambrosia eriocentra, Woolly Bursage
  • added; Ambrosia monogyra, Singlewhorl Burrobrush
  • added; Ambrosia salsola, Cheesebush