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Criteria:   found in Stanislaus County  •   is not native  •  group by lifeform
508  records include photos for these plants # number of sources
Scientific Name Common Name Lifeform #
  Lifeform: Annual268 plants
  Lifeform: Biennial1 plant
  Lifeform: Perennial137 plants
Acroptilon repens ! Russian knapweed Perennial herb  
Agave americana American century plant Perennial herb, Shrub 16
Agrostis avenacea ! Pacific bentgrass Perennial grass  
Agrostis stolonifera ! Redtop Perennial grass 1
Ajuga reptans Common bugle Perennial herb 5
Andropogon virginicus Broomsedge bluestem Perennial grass  
Andropogon virginicus var. virginicus Broomsedge bluestem Perennial grass  
Anemone coronaria Lilies-of-the-field Perennial herb  
Arctium lappa Greater burdock Perennial herb 1
Argyranthemum frutescens Marguerite Perennial herb 3
Arundo donax ! Giant reed Perennial grass 3
Atriplex semibaccata ! Australian saltbush Perennial herb 4
Bellis perennis English lawn daisy Perennial herb 3
Cardaria chalepensis Lens podded hoary cress Perennial herb  
Cardaria draba Heart podded hoary cress Perennial herb  
Carduus nutans ! Nodding plumeless thistle Perennial herb  
Centaurea cineraria Dusty miller Perennial herb 2
Centaurea diffusa ! Diffuse knapweed Perennial herb  
Chondrilla juncea ! Skeleton weed Perennial herb  
Cichorium intybus Chicory Perennial herb 9
Cirsium arvense ! Canada thistle Perennial herb  
Cirsium vulgare ! Bullthistle Perennial herb  
Conium maculatum ! Poison hemlock Perennial herb  
Convolvulus arvensis Field bindweed Perennial herb, Vine  
Cortaderia selloana ! Pampas grass Perennial grass 11
Cotula coronopifolia ! Brass buttons Perennial herb 2
Cynara cardunculus ! Cardoon Perennial herb 2
Cynodon dactylon ! Bermuda grass Perennial grass 4
Dactylis glomerata ! Orchardgrass Perennial grass 6
Dianthus barbatus Sweetwilliam Perennial herb 10
Dimorphotheca ecklonis Blue & white daisybush Perennial herb 1
Egeria densa ! Brazilian water weed Perennial herb 1
Eichhornia crassipes ! Water hyacinth Perennial herb 1
Eleocharis pachycarpa Broad fruit spikerush Perennial grass  
Elymus hispidus Intermediate wheatgrass Perennial grass 6
Elytrigia intermedia Intermediate wheatgrass Perennial grass 4
Erigeron karvinskianus Latin american fleabane Perennial herb 16
Festuca arundinacea ! Reed fescue Perennial grass 7
Foeniculum vulgare ! Fennel Perennial herb 4
Gamochaeta calviceps Narrowleaf purple everlasting Perennial herb  
Gamochaeta coarctata Gray everlasting Perennial herb  
Gamochaeta pensylvanica Pennsylvania everlasting Perennial herb  
Gazania linearis ! Gazania Perennial herb  
Gerbera jamesonii Barberton daisy Perennial herb  
Glyceria Xoccidentalis Western manna grass Perennial grass (aquatic) 2
Glyceria declinata ! Waxy mannagrass Perennial grass  
Grindelia squarrosa Curlycup gumweed Perennial herb  
Gypsophila paniculata ! Baby's breath Perennial herb 3
Hibiscus rosa-sinensis Shoeblackplant Perennial herb 2
Hirschfeldia incana ! Mustard Perennial herb  
Holcus lanatus ! Common velvetgrass Perennial grass  
Holcus mollis Creeping velvetgrass Perennial grass  
Humulus lupulus Common hop Perennial herb 5
Hypericum mutilum Small flowered st john's wort Perennial herb  
Hypericum mutilum ssp. mutilum Dwarf st john's wort Perennial herb  
Hypericum perforatum ! Klamathweed Perennial herb 2
Hypochaeris radicata ! Hairy cats ear Perennial herb  
Juncus usitatus Perennial grass  
Kickxia spuria Fluellin Perennial herb  
Leontodon taraxacoides Hawkbit Perennial herb  
Lepidium draba ! Whitetop Perennial herb  
Lepidium draba ssp. chalepense Lenspod whitetop Perennial herb  
Lepidium draba ssp. draba Whitetop Perennial herb  
Lepidium latifolium ! Perennial pepperweed Perennial herb  
Limnobium laevigatum West indian spongeplant Perennial herb  
Limnobium spongia ! American spongeplant Perennial herb  
Limonium perezii Canarian sea lavender Perennial herb 8
Lobularia maritima ! Sweet alyssum Perennial herb 8
Lolium perenne Perennial rye grass Perennial grass 5
Lotus corniculatus Bird's foot trefoil Perennial herb 8
Ludwigia hexapetala ! Six petal water primrose Perennial herb  
Ludwigia peploides ! Marsh purslane Perennial herb 1
Ludwigia peploides ssp. montevidensis Floating water primrose Perennial herb  
Lycianthes rantonnetii Blue potatobush Perennial herb 3
Lythrum salicaria ! Purple loosestrife Perennial herb 1
Malva sylvestris High mallow Perennial herb 1
Marrubium vulgare ! White horehound Perennial herb 4
Medicago sativa Alfalfa Perennial herb 3
Mentha Xgracilis Scotch spearmint Perennial herb  
Mentha Xpiperita Peppermint Perennial herb 1
Mentha pulegium ! Pennyroyal Perennial herb 6
Modiola caroliniana Carolina bristle mallow Perennial herb  
Muscari botryoides Common grape hyacinth Perennial herb  
Myriophyllum aquaticum ! Parrot's feather Perennial herb (aquatic) 1
Nepeta cataria Catnip Perennial herb 7
Ocimum basilicum Sweet basil Perennial herb 4
Osteospermum ecklonis African daisy Perennial herb 1
Oxalis articulata ssp. rubra Windowbox woodsorrel Perennial herb  
Oxalis corniculata Creeping wood sorrel Perennial herb  
Oxalis pes-caprae ! Bermuda buttercup Perennial herb  
Oxalis rubra Red oxalis Perennial herb  
Panicum rigidulum Redtop panicgrass Perennial grass  
Panicum rigidulum ssp. rigidulum Redtop panicum Perennial grass  
Panicum rigidulum var. rigidulum Redtop panicgrass Perennial grass  
Paspalum dilatatum Dallis grass Perennial grass  
Phalaris aquatica ! Harding grass Perennial grass 1
Phyla caespitosa Perennial herb  
Phytolacca americana ! Pokeweed Perennial herb 2
Piptatherum miliaceum Smilo grass Perennial grass  
Plantago lanceolata ! Ribwort Perennial herb  
Plantago major Common plantain Perennial herb 2
Poa bulbosa Bulbous blue grass Perennial grass  
Poa pratensis ! Kentucky blue grass Perennial grass 2
Poa pratensis ssp. angustifolia Narrow leaved kentucky blue grass Perennial grass  
Poa pratensis ssp. pratensis Kentucky blue grass Perennial grass  
Polypogon australis Chilean beard grass Perennial grass  
Polypogon interruptus Ditch beard grass Perennial grass  
Potamogeton crispus ! Crispate leaved pondweed Perennial herb (aquatic)  
Ranunculus repens ! Crowfoot, creeping buttercup Perennial herb 2
Ranunculus sardous Hairy buttercup Perennial herb  
Rhaponticum repens ! Russian knapweed Perennial herb  
Rumex acetosella ! Sheep sorrel Perennial herb 1
Rumex conglomeratus Green dock Perennial herb  
Rumex crispus ! Curly dock Perennial herb 4
Rumex pulcher Fiddleleaf dock Perennial herb  
Salvia greggii Autumn sage Perennial herb 17
Salvia leucantha Mexican bush sage Perennial herb 12
Saxifraga virginiensis Early saxifrage Perennial herb  
Solanum elaeagnifolium Horse nettle Perennial herb  
Sorghum halepense Johnsongrass Perennial grass  
Sporobolus indicus Smutgrass Perennial grass  
Stipa miliacea Smilo grass Perennial grass  
Stipa miliacea var. miliacea ! Smilo grass Perennial grass  
Taraxacum officinale Red seeded dandelion Perennial herb 1
Thinopyrum intermedium Intermediate wheatgrass Perennial grass 1
Trachelospermum jasminoides Confederate jasmine Perennial herb 9
Trifolium fragiferum Strawberry clover Perennial herb 6
Trifolium pratense Red clover Perennial herb 7
Trifolium repens White clover Perennial herb 9
Verbascum blattaria Moth mullein Perennial herb 1
Verbascum thapsus ! Woolly mullein Perennial herb 3
Veronica anagallis-aquatica Water speedwell Perennial herb  
Vinca major ! Vinca Perennial herb 4
Vinca minor Common periwinkle Perennial herb 5
Wisteria sinensis Chinese wisteria Perennial herb 5
Zantedeschia aethiopica ! Callalily Perennial herb 6
Zygophyllum fabago ! Syrian beancaper Perennial herb  
  Lifeform: Fern2 plants
  Lifeform: Shrub48 plants
  Lifeform: Tree47 plants
  Lifeform: Vine2 plants
Pink background indicates a plant is non-native.
! indicates a plant is potentially invasive.
NB: found in Stanislaus 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.