Monterey Peninsula Wildflowers, Shrubs & Trees 

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

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Yellow / Orange

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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AGAVACEAE
Century Plant

AIZOACEAE
Conicosia
Fig, Hottentot 
Spinach, New Zealand

APIACEAE
Fennel, Sweet
Footsteps of Spring
Gambleweed
Lomatium, Caraway-leaved
Lomatium, Common
Lomatium, Small-leaved
Lomatium, Woolly-fruited
Sanicle, Coast
Sanicle, Poison
Sanicle, Sharp-toothed
Tauschia, Hartweg's

ASTERACEAE
Agoseris, Annual
Agoseris, Eastwood's
Agoseris, Large-flowered
Agoseris, Spear-leaved
Arnica, Rayless
Beach-Bur
Blennosperma, Common
Blow-Wives
Brass Buttons
Brickellbush, California
Butterweed, California
Cape Weed, Prostrate
Cat's Ear, Hairy
Cat's Ear, Smooth
Chrysanthemum, Garland
Dandelion, Common
Dandelion, Sandhill
Fireweed, Coast 
Fireweed, Cut-leaved
Golden Aster, Hairy
Golden Aster, Sessile
Golden Fleece
Golden Fleece, Eastwood's
Goldenbush, Menzies'
Goldenbush, Sawtooth
Goldenrod, California
Goldenrod, Dune
Goldenrod, Western
Goldfields, California
Goldfields, Coastal
Goldfields, Common
Goldfields, Contra Costa
Goldfields, Maritime
Goldfields, Perennial
Groundsel, Common
Groundsel, Wood
Gum plant, Coastal
Hareleaf, Common
Hulsea, Red-rayed
Indian Blanket
Ivy, Cape 
Jaumea, Fleshy
Lasthenia, Smooth
Layia, Tall
Lessingia, Common
Lettuce, Prickly
Lettuce, Willow
Lizard Tail
Madia, Common
Madia, Woodland
Malacothrix, Cleveland's
Microseris, Derived
Mock Heather 
Mule-ears
Mule-ears, Gray
Mule-ears, Narrow leaved
Ox-Tongue, Bristly
Pineapple Weed 
Rosin Weed
Sagewort, Beach
Scorzonella, Marsh
Senecio, Brewer's
Silverpuffs, Sierra Foothill
Sneezeweed
Sow-thistle, Common
Sow-thistle, Prickly
Spikeweed, Congdon's
Star Thistle, Yellow
Tarragon
Tarweed, Coast
Tarweed, Coastal
Tarweed, Grassland
Tarweed, Kellogg's
Tarweed, Slender
Tarweed, Small
Tarweed, Three-rayed
Telegraph Weed
Tidy Tips 
Tocalote 
Uropappus
Yarrow, Golden

BERBERIDACEAE
Barberry, California

BORAGINACEAE
Fiddleneck 
Fiddleneck, Seaside
Whispering Bells 

BRASSICACEAE
Cress, American Winter
Cress, Western Yellow
Dobie Pod
Mustard, Black
Mustard, Charlock
Mustard, Field
Mustard, Hedge
Mustard, Oriental
Mustard, Summer
Mustard, Tumble
Wallflower, Coast
Wallflower, Douglas'
Wallflower, Menzies'
Wallflower, Yadon's

CACTACEAE
Cactus, Mission 

CAPRIFOLICEAE
Honeysuckle, Chaparral
Twinberry, Black

CHENOPODIACEAE
Lamb's Quarters 

CISTACEAE
Rushrose

CRASSULACEAE
Dudleya, Lance-leaved
Lettuce, Bluff
Lettuce, Sea
Liveforever, Canyon
Stonecrop, Pacific

EUPHORBIACEAE
Spurge, Eggleaf

FABACEAE
Broom, French
Broom, Spanish
Bur Clover
Bur Clover, Spotted
Clover, Hop
Clover, Shamrock
Deerweed
Gorse
Lotus, Bishop's
Lotus, Chile
Lotus, Heermann's
Lotus, Large Flowered
Lotus, Rush
Lotus, Short-podded
Lotus, Silver-leaved
Lotus, Woolly
Lupine, False
Lupine, Tree
Melilot, Indian
Trefoil, Bird's Foot
Witch's Teeth / Coast Lotus

GENTIANACEAE
Microcala, American 

HYPERICACEAE
Klamath Weed 
St John's Wort, Creeping 

IRIDACEAE
Grass, Golden-eyed
Iris, Yellow Flag

LAMIACEAE
Monkeyflower, Savory

LIIACEAE
Lily, Leopard
Lily, Yellow Mariposa 

LOASACEAE
Stickleaf, Santa Lucia

NYCTAGINACEAE
Verbena, Yellow Sand

ONAGRACEAE
Evening Primrose, Beach
Evening Primrose, Hooker's
Primrose, Contorted
Primrose, Hardham's
Primrose, Showy Water
Primrose, Small
Suncups
Suncups, Hairy
Waterweed, Yellow

OROBANCHACEAE
Butter-and-Eggs 
Painted Cup, Seaside 

OXALIDACEAE
Buttercup, Bermuda
Sorrel, Yellow 
Wood-sorrel, Dwarf 
Wood-Sorrel, Hairy

PAPAVERACEAE
Eardrops, Golden
Meconella, Narrow leaved 
Poppy, Bush 
Poppy, California 
Poppy, Fire 
Poppy, Tufted
Poppy, Wind

PHRYMACEAE
Monkey Flower, Common 
Monkey Flower, Floriferous 
Monkey Flower, Santa Lucia Sticky 
Monkey Flower, Sticky 

PLANTAGINACEAE
Fluellin

RANUNCULACEAE
Buttercup, California
Buttercup, Creeping
Buttercup, Downy 
Buttercup, Pricklefruit

ROSACEAE
Cinquefoil, Hickman's
Cinquefoil, River
Lady's Mantle 
Silver-weed, Pacific 

RUTACEAE
Rue 

SCROPHULARIACEAE
Mullein, Common
Mullein, Moth

SOLANACEAE
Tobacco, Tree

THEMIDACEAE
Brodiaea, Golden

VIOLACEAE
Johnny Jump-ups 
Violet, Mountain 
Violet, Redwood 

ZYGOPHYLLACEAE
Puncture-vine 
 
 
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