Monterey Peninsula Wildflowers, Shrubs & Trees 

A photographic guide by Michael Mitchell & Rod M Yeager, MD

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 Red / Pink

Find the closest match; hovering the mouse over the thumbnail will reveal the name of the flower. Then click on the name in the list on the right to go the individual plant's page. The first three letters preceding the name of the flower are the first three letters of the family.


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AIZOACEAE
Fig, Sea
Magic Carpet
Sun Rose, Baby

ALLIACEAE
Onion, Coastal
Onion, Hickman's
Onion, One-leaved
Onion, Sierra

AMARYLLIDACEAE
Belladonna Lily

APIACEAE
Sanicle, Purple

ASPHODELACEAE
Poker, Red-hot

ASTERACEAE
Beach Aster, California
Cosmos
Daisy, Leafy
Daisy, Seaside
Indian Blanket
Ragwort, Red-Purple
Stephanomeria, Narrow-leaved
Stephanomeria, Small
Stephanomeria, Tall
Thistle, Bigelow
Thistle, Cobweb
Thistle, Indian
Thistle, Italian
Thistle, Milk
Thistle, Slender-flowered
Thistle, Venus
Wirelettuce, Santa Barbara

BRASSICACEAE
Radish, Wild
Sea Rocket
Stock

CAPRIFOLIACEAE
Honeysuckle, Hairy
Snowberry, Common
Snowberry, Creeping

CARYOPHYLLACEAE
Catchfly, Lemmon's
Pink, Childing
Pink, Hairy
Polycarp, Four-leaved
Spurry, Boccone's Sand
Spurry, Sticky Sand

CHENOPODIACEAE
Saltbush, Australian
Thistle, Russian

CISTACEAE
Rock-rose, Cretan

CONVOLVULACEAE
Morning-glory, Beach

CRASSULACEAE
Crassula, Fairy
Pygmy, Sand
Pygmy, Water
Pygmyweed, Moss

FABACEAE
Clover, Alsike
Clover, Bearded
Clover, Clustered
Clover, Cow
Clover, Creek
Clover, Crimson
Clover, Dwarf Sack
Clover, Few-flowered
Clover, Indian
Clover, Maiden
Clover, Monterey
Clover, Narrow-leaved
Clover, Pacific Grove
Clover, Pinpoint
Clover, Rabbit's Foot
Clover, Rose
Clover, Santa Cruz
Clover, Strawberry
Clover, Tomcat
Clover, Tree / Foothill
Clover, Valparaiso
Clover, White-tipped
Hoita, Round-Leaved
Leather Root
Lotus, Bentham's
Lotus, Broad-leaved
Lotus, Small-flowered
Lotus, Spanish
Lotus, Stipulate
Lupine, Douglas' Silver Bush
Lupine, Harlequin
Lupine, Stinging
Pea, Caley
Pea, Common Pacific
Pea, Delta Tule
Pea, Everlasting
Pea, Tangier
Vetch, American
Vetch, Giant
Vetch, Narrow-leaved
Vetch, Slender
Vetch, Spring
Vetch, Winter
Vetch, Woolly

FRANKENIACEAE
Alkali Heath

GENTIANACEAE
Centaury, Common
Centaury, Davy's

GERANIACEAE
Filaree, Long-beaked 
Filaree, Red-stemmed
Filaree, White-stemmed
Geranium Core-core
Geranium, Cut-leaved
Geranium, Dove's Foot
Geranium, Robert / Herb Robert
Geranium, Round-leaved

GROSSULARIACEAE
Currant, Chaparral
Currant, Pink Flowering
Gooseberry, Bitter
Gooseberry, Canyon
Gooseberry, Fuchsia Flowered
Gooseberry, Hillside
Gooseberry, Sierra
Gooseberry, Straggly

IRIDACEAE
Cornflag, African

LAMIACEAE
Cornmint, American
Coyote Mint
Giraffe Head
Hedge-Nettle, Bugle
Hedge-Nettle, Short-spiked
Henbit, Red
Monardella, Curly-leaved
Sage, Crimson
Sage, Pitcher
Woodmint

LILIACEAE
Clintonia, Red
Mariposa Lily, Butterfly
Mariposa Lily, Plain
Mariposa Lily, Splendid


LINACEAE
Flax, Scarlet

LYTHRACEAE
Grass Poly

MALVACEAE,
Bush Mallow, Santa Cruz Island
Checker Bloom
Cheeseweed
Mallow, Bull
Mallow, Cretan
Mallow, High

MELANTHIACEAE
Wake Robin, Western
 
MONTIACEAE
Calyptridium, Common
Red Maids 

MYRSINACEAE
Scarlet Pimpernel 
Star Flower 

NYCTAGINACEAE
Verbena, Pink Sand

ONAGRACEAE
Boisduvalia, Dense-flowered
Clarkia, Diamond
Clarkia, Elegant
Clarkia, Four-spotted
Clarkia, Lewis'
Clarkia, Rhomboid
Clarkia, Ruby Chalice
Clarkia, Small
Clarkia, Willow-herb
Clarkia, Winecup
Fuchsia, California
Fuchsia, Magellanic
Primrose, Shredding
Willowherb, California
Willowherb, Panicled
Willow-herb, San Francisco

ORCHIDACEAE
Coralroot, Striped

OROBANCHACEAE
Indian Warrior
Owl's Clover, Dense Flower
Owl's Clover, Dwarf
Owl's Clover, Pink
Paintbrush, Indian
Paintbrush, Martin's
Paintbrush, Woolly Indian

PAEONIACEAE
Peony, California

PAPAVERACEAE
Fumitory
Poppy, Corn

PHRYMACEAE
Monkey Flower, Congdon's
Monkey Flower, Scarlet

PLANTAGINACEAE
Foxglove
Penstemon sp.
Scarlet Bugler
Snapdragon, Sticky
Speedwell, Broad-fruited Water
Speedwell, Great Water
Toad-flax, Cloven-lip<
Toad-flax, Moroccan

PLUMBAGINACEAE
Pink, Sea

POLEMONIACEAE (POLM)
Baby Stars, False
Collomia, Large-flowered
Collomia, Varied-leaved
Gilia, Chaparral
Gilia, Dune
Gilia, Purplespot
Gilia, Slender-flowered
Gilia, Splendid
Gilia, Straggling
Linanthus, Bicolored
Linanthus, Large-flowered
Navarretia, Honey-scented
Phlox, Slender
Whisker-brush

POLYGALACEAE (POLG)
Milkwort, California

POLYGONACEAE (POL)
Buckwheat, California
Buckwheat, Coast
Buckwheat, Dune
Buckwheat, Elegant
Buckwheat, Long-stemmed
Buckwheat, Naked
Buckwheat, Pinnacles
Buckwheat, Slender Woolly
Knotweed, Beach
Knotweed, Swamp
Lady's Thumb
Pterostegia
Sheep Sorrel
Spineflower, Douglas'
Spineflower, Leather
Spineflower, Monterey
Spineflower, Narrow-leaved
Spineflower, Pink
St Catherine's Lace
Turkish Rugging

PRIMULACEAE
Shooting Star, Padre's 

PROTEACAE
Protea sp.

RANUNCULACEAE
Columbine, Crimson
Larkspur, Red

ROSACEAE
Rose, California
Rose, Pine
Rose, Wood
Sweet-brier / European Rose

RUBIACEAE
Madder, Field

SCROPHULARIACEAE
Bee Plant

SOLANACEAE
Petunia, Wild

VALERIANACEAE
Plectritis, Pink

VERBENACEAE
Vervain, Purple-top
Vervain, Robust
Vervain, Seashore
Vervain, Western

 
 
 
 
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