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Criteria:   found in Sierra County  •   is not native  •  group by lifeform
242  records include photos for these plants # number of sources
Scientific Name Common Name Lifeform #
  Lifeform: Annual105 plants
Aegilops triuncialis ! Goatgrass Annual grass  
Agrostis hyemalis Winter bentgrass Annual grass 4
Aira caryophyllea Silvery hairgrass Annual grass  
Alyssum alyssoides Sweet alyssum Annual herb  
Amaranthus albus Tumbleweed Annual herb  
Amaranthus retroflexus Rough pigweed Annual herb  
Ammi visnaga Bisnaga Annual, Biennial herb 1
Atriplex rosea Redscale Annual herb  
Avena barbata ! Slim oat Annual grass  
Avena sativa Wild oat Annual, Perennial grass 7
Bassia hyssopifolia ! Fivehorn smotherweed Annual herb  
Bromus commutatus Hairy chess, meadow brome Annual grass  
Bromus diandrus ! Ripgut brome Annual grass  
Bromus hordeaceus ! Soft chess Annual grass 4
Bromus japonicus ! Hairy chess Annual grass  
Bromus racemosus Smooth brome Annual grass  
Bromus secalinus Rye brome Annual grass  
Bromus tectorum ! Downy chess Annual grass  
Camelina microcarpa False flax Annual herb 1
Capsella bursa-pastoris Shepherd's purse Annual herb 1
Centaurea calcitrapa ! Purple star thistle Annual, Perennial herb  
Centaurea cyanus Bachelor's button Annual herb 7
Centaurea solstitialis ! Yellow starthistle Annual herb  
Cerastium glomeratum Large mouse ears Annual herb  
Chenopodium album Lambs quarters Annual herb  
Chenopodium botrys Jerusalem oak goosefoot Annual herb  
Chenopodium pumilio Tasmanian goosefoot Annual herb  
Chorispora tenella Crossflower Annual herb  
Cynosurus echinatus ! Dogtail grass Annual grass  
Descurainia sophia ! Herb sophia Annual herb  
Draba verna Whitlow grass Annual herb  
Dysphania botrys Jerusalem oak goosefoot Annual herb  
Dysphania pumilio Tasmanian goosefoot Annual herb  
Echinochloa crus-galli Barnyard grass Annual grass  
Elymus caput-medusae ! Medusa head Annual grass  
Erigeron strigosus Prairie fleabane Annual, Perennial herb  
Erodium cicutarium ! Coastal heron's bill Annual herb 4
Euphorbia lathyris ! Gopher plant Annual, Perennial herb 2
Festuca bromoides Brome fescue Annual grass  
Festuca myuros ! Rattail sixweeks grass Annual grass 4
Filago gallica Narrow leaved filago Annual herb  
Galium parisiense Wall bedstraw Annual herb  
Galium spurium Sticky willy Annual herb  
Holosteum umbellatum Jagged chickweed Annual herb  
Hypochaeris glabra ! Smooth cats ear Annual herb  
Juncus capitatus Leafy bracted dwarf rush Annual grass  
Lactuca serriola Prickly lettuce Annual herb  
Lamium amplexicaule Henbit Annual herb  
Lepidium campestre Field pepper grass Annual, Perennial herb  
Lepidium chalepense ! Lens-podded hoary cress Annual, Perennial herb  
Lepidium perfoliatum Klamath pepper grass Annual herb  
Lithospermum arvense Gromwell Annual herb  
Logfia gallica Narrowleaf cottonrose Annual herb  
Lunaria annua Annual moonwort Annual, Perennial herb 1
Lythrum portula Broad leaved loosestrife Annual herb  
Melilotus alba Sweetclover Annual, Biennial herb 2
Melilotus officinalis Yellow sweetclover Annual, Biennial herb 2
Myosotis discolor Forget me not Annual herb  
Nicotiana acuminata Manyflower tobacco Annual herb  
Nicotiana acuminata var. multiflora Many flowered tobacco Annual herb  
Persicaria maculosa Spotted ladysthumb Annual herb  
Petrorhagia dubia Windmill pink Annual herb  
Petrorhagia prolifera Pink grass Annual herb  
Physalis lanceifolia Narrow leaf tomatillo Annual herb  
Physalis lancifolia Narrow leaf tomatillo Annual herb  
Pisum sativum Garden pea Annual herb  
Plantago hookeriana California plantain Annual herb 6
Poa annua Annual blue grass Annual grass  
Polygonum alpinum Alaska wild rhubarb Annual, Perennial herb  
Polygonum arenastrum Common knotweed Annual, Perennial herb  
Polygonum argyrocoleon Silver sheath knotweed Annual herb  
Polygonum aviculare Prostrate knotweed Annual, Perennial herb  
Polygonum aviculare ssp. aviculare Prostrate knotweed Annual, Perennial herb  
Polygonum aviculare ssp. buxiforme Prostrate knotweed Annual, Perennial herb  
Polygonum aviculare ssp. depressum Prostrate knotweed Annual, Perennial herb  
Polygonum buxiforme Box knotweed Annual, Perennial herb  
Polygonum persicaria Lady's thumb Annual herb  
Raphanus sativus ! Jointed charlock Annual, Biennial herb  
Salsola gobicola Barbwire russian thistle Annual, Perennial herb  
Salsola paulsenii ! Paulsen's russian thistle Annual, Perennial herb  
Salsola tragus ! Russian thistle Annual herb  
Secale cereale Rye Annual grass 3
Senecio vulgaris Common groundsel Annual herb  
Setaria viridis Green foxtail Annual grass  
Sisymbrium altissimum Tumble mustard Annual herb  
Solanum triflorum Three flowered nightshade Annual herb  
Sonchus oleraceus Sow thistle Annual herb  
Spergularia rubra Purple sand spurry Annual, Perennial herb  
Stellaria media Chickweed Annual herb 1
Taeniatherum caput-medusae Medusa head Annual grass  
Thlaspi arvense Fan weed Annual herb  
Torilis arvensis ! Field hedge parsley Annual herb  
Torilis arvensis ssp. purpurea Purple field hedge parsley Annual herb  
Trifolium dubium Shamrock Annual herb  
Trifolium glomeratum Clustered clover Annual herb  
Trifolium hirtum ! Rose clover Annual herb 6
Triticum aestivum Common wheat Annual grass 5
Vaccaria hispanica Spanish cockle Annual herb 2
Veronica arvensis Speedwell Annual herb  
Vicia sativa Spring vetch Annual herb, Vine  
Vicia villosa Hairy vetch Annual herb, Vine 3
Vulpia bromoides Six weeks fescue Annual grass  
Vulpia myuros Rattail fescue Annual grass 3
Vulpia myuros var. hirsuta Fox tail fescue Annual grass 3
Vulpia myuros var. myuros Six weeks fescue Annual grass 2
  Lifeform: Biennial1 plant
  Lifeform: Perennial120 plants
  Lifeform: Fern3 plants
  Lifeform: Shrub9 plants
  Lifeform: Tree3 plants
Pink background indicates a plant is non-native.
! indicates a plant is potentially invasive.
NB: found in Sierra 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.