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Criteria:   found in Santa Cruz County  •   is not native  •  group by lifeform
1682  records include photos for these plants ! potentially invasive
# number of sources
Scientific Name Common Name Lifeform #
  Lifeform: Annual571 plants
  Lifeform: Biennial5 plants
Dipsacus sativus ! Indian teasel Biennial herb  
Hesperis matronalis Dame's rocket Biennial, Perennial herb 6
Silene latifolia ssp. alba Bladder campion Biennial, Perennial herb  
Verbascum speciosum Showy mullein Biennial herb  
Verbena litoralis Shore vervain Biennial, Perennial herb  
  Lifeform: Perennial676 plants
  Lifeform: Fern30 plants
Adiantum caudatum Tailed maidenhair Fern 1
Adiantum hispidulum Rough maidenhair Fern 4
Adiantum pedatum Northern maidenhair Fern 8
Adiantum raddianum Delta maidenhair Fern 2
Adiantum tenerum Fan maidenhair Fern  
Azolla caroliniana Carolina mosquitofern Fern  
Blechnum occidentale Hammock fern Fern  
Cryptogramma crispa Parsley fern Fern  
Dennstaedtia cicutaria Tropical hayscented fern Fern  
Diplazium esculentum Vegetable fern Fern  
Dryopteris cristata Crested woodfern Fern (rhizomatous)  
Dryopteris marginalis Marginal woodfern Fern (rhizomatous)  
Equisetum Xnelsonii Fern  
Equisetum fluviatile Water horsetail Fern  
Equisetum variegatum var. variegatum Variegated scouringrush Fern  
Isoetes lacustris Lake quillwort Fern  
Lycopodiella cernua Staghorn clubmoss Fern (rhizomatous)  
Marsilea drummondii Fern  
Microlepia strigosa Palapalai Fern 3
Nephrolepis cordifolia Narrow swordfern Fern 3
Nephrolepis exaltata Boston swordfern Fern 3
Notholaena standleyi Star cloak fern Fern  
Platycerium bifurcatum Elkhorn fern Fern 2
Polystichum tsus-simense Korean rockfern Fern 1
Pteris cretica Cretan brake Fern 2
Pteris cretica var. cretica Cretan brake Fern 2
Rumohra adiantiformis Iron fern Fern 7
Stenochlaena tenuifolia Giant vine fern Fern  
Thelypteris augescens Abrupttip maiden fern Fern (rhizomatous)  
Thelypteris patens Gridscale maiden fern Fern (rhizomatous)  
  Lifeform: Shrub208 plants
  Lifeform: Tree131 plants
  Lifeform: Vine21 plants
NB: found in Santa Cruz County is intended to indicate only plants found growing in the wild. However, the evidence is not always clear, and may occasionally include plants found in cultivation. To verify the wild presence of any particular plant in the list above, please click through to Calflora and look closely at the observations in this county.