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Criteria:   Family = 'Caryophyllaceae'
229  records include photos for these plants ! potentially invasive
 non-native 
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Scientific Name Common Name Lifeform #
Achyronychia cooperi Frost mat Annual herb  
Agrostemma githago Common corncockle Annual, Perennial herb 1
Agrostemma githago var. githago Common corncockle Annual, Perennial herb  
Arenaria aculeata Prickly sandwort Perennial herb  
Arenaria congesta Capitate sandwort Perennial herb 1
Arenaria congesta var. charlestonensis Charleston mountains sandwort Perennial herb  
Arenaria congesta var. congesta Capitate sandwort Perennial herb  
Arenaria congesta var. crassula Rough sandwort Perennial herb  
Arenaria congesta var. simulans Capitate sandwort Perennial herb  
Arenaria congesta var. subcongesta Capitate sandwort Perennial herb  
Arenaria congesta var. suffrutescens Suffrutescent sandwort Perennial herb  
Arenaria kingii ssp. compacta King's sandwort Perennial herb  
Arenaria kingii ssp. plateauensis King's plateau sandwort Perennial herb  
Arenaria kingii var. glabrescens King's smooth sandwort Perennial herb  
Arenaria lanuginosa Spreading sandwort Perennial herb  
Arenaria lanuginosa ssp. saxosa Spreading sandwort Perennial herb  
Arenaria lanuginosa var. saxosa Rock sandwort Perennial herb  
Arenaria macradenia Sandwort Perennial herb  
Arenaria macradenia ssp. ferrisiae Ferris' sandwort Perennial herb  
Arenaria macradenia var. arcuifolia Desert sandwort Perennial herb  
Arenaria macradenia var. kuschei Forest camp sandwort Perennial herb  
Arenaria macradenia var. macradenia Desert sandwort Perennial herb  
Arenaria paludicola Marsh sandwort Perennial herb  
Arenaria pumicola var. californica Pumice sandwort Perennial herb  
Arenaria serpyllifolia Thymeleaf sandwort Annual herb  
Arenaria serpyllifolia ssp. serpyllifolia Thyme leaf sandwort Annual herb  
Arenaria serpyllifolia var. serpyllifolia Thymeleaf sandwort Annual herb  
Arenaria ursina Big bear valley sandwort Perennial herb  
Cardionema ramosissimum Sand mat Perennial herb 2
Cerastium alpinum Alpine chickweed Perennial herb 1
Cerastium arvense Meadow chickweed Perennial herb 1
Cerastium arvense ssp. strictum Field chickweed Perennial herb  
Cerastium beeringianum Bering chickweed Perennial herb 1
Cerastium beeringianum ssp. earlei Bering chickweed Perennial herb 1
Cerastium beeringianum var. capillare Mouse ear chickweed Perennial herb 1
Cerastium dichotomum Forked chickweed Annual herb  
Cerastium diffusum Fourstamen chickweed Perennial herb  
Cerastium fontanum Common mouse ear chickweed Perennial herb  
Cerastium fontanum ssp. vulgare Common chickweed Perennial herb  
Cerastium glomeratum Large mouse ears Annual herb  
Cerastium tomentosum Snow in summer Perennial herb 5
Cerastium viride Field chickweed Perennial herb  
Dianthus armeria Deptford pink Annual, Biennial herb  
Dianthus armeria ssp. armeria Grass pink Annual, Biennial herb  
Dianthus barbatus Sweetwilliam Perennial herb 10
Dianthus barbatus ssp. barbatus Sweet william Perennial herb 10
Dianthus caryophyllus Carnation Perennial herb 2
Dianthus deltoides Maiden pink Perennial herb 6
Dianthus deltoides ssp. deltoides Meadow pink Perennial herb 6
Dianthus plumarius Feathered pink Perennial herb 2
Dianthus plumarius ssp. plumarius Feathered pink Perennial herb  
Drymaria cordata Whitesnow Annual, Perennial herb  
Eremogone aculeata Prickly sandwort Perennial herb  
Eremogone cliftonii Clifton's eremogone Perennial herb  
Eremogone congesta Capitate sandwort Perennial herb 1
Eremogone congesta var. charlestonensis Charleston sandwort Perennial herb  
Eremogone congesta var. congesta Capitate sandwort Perennial herb  
Eremogone congesta var. crassula Rough sandwort Perennial herb  
Eremogone congesta var. simulans Capitate sandwort Perennial herb  
Eremogone congesta var. subcongesta Capitate sandwort Perennial herb  
Eremogone congesta var. suffrutescens Suffrutescent sandwort Perennial herb  
Eremogone ferrisiae Perennial herb  
Eremogone kingii King's sandwort Perennial herb 1
Eremogone kingii var. glabrescens King's smooth sandwort Perennial herb  
Eremogone macradenia Mojave sandwort Perennial herb  
Eremogone macradenia var. arcuifolia Forest camp sandwort Perennial herb  
Eremogone macradenia var. macradenia Desert sandwort Perennial herb  
Eremogone ursina Big bear valley sandwort Perennial herb  
Gypsophila elegans Showy baby's breath Annual, Biennial herb 7
Gypsophila elegans var. elegans Baby's breath Annual, Biennial herb 7
Gypsophila paniculata ! Baby's breath Perennial herb 3
Gypsophila paniculata var. paniculata Baby's breath Perennial herb 3
Gypsophila scorzonerifolia Baby's breath Perennial herb  
Herniaria hirsuta Herniaria Annual herb  
Herniaria hirsuta ssp. cinerea Grey herniaria Annual herb  
Herniaria hirsuta ssp. hirsuta Herniaria Annual herb  
Herniaria hirsuta var. cinerea Herniaria Annual herb  
Herniaria hirsuta var. hirsuta Herniaria Annual herb  
Holosteum umbellatum Jagged chickweed Annual herb  
Holosteum umbellatum ssp. umbellatum Jagged chickweed Annual herb  
Loeflingia squarrosa Spreading loeflingia Annual herb  
Loeflingia squarrosa var. artemisiarum Sagebrush loeflingia Annual herb  
Loeflingia squarrosa var. squarrosa California loeflingia Annual herb  
Lychnis coronaria Rose campion Perennial herb 4
Minuartia californica Sandwort Annual herb  
Minuartia cismontana Cismontane minuartia Perennial herb  
Minuartia decumbens The lassics sandwort Perennial herb  
Minuartia douglasii Douglas' sandwort Annual herb  
Minuartia howellii Howell's sandwort Perennial herb  
Minuartia nuttallii Nuttall sandwort Perennial herb  
Minuartia nuttallii ssp. fragilis Brittle sandwort Perennial herb  
Minuartia nuttallii ssp. gracilis Nuttall's sandwort Perennial herb  
Minuartia nuttallii ssp. gregaria Gregarious sandwort Perennial herb  
Minuartia nuttallii ssp. nuttallii Nuttall's sandwort Perennial herb  
Minuartia nuttallii var. fragilis Nuttall sandwort Perennial herb  
Minuartia nuttallii var. gracilis Nuttall sandwort Perennial herb  
Minuartia nuttallii var. gregaria Nuttall sandwort Perennial herb  
Minuartia obtusiloba Alpine sandwort Perennial herb 1
Minuartia pusilla Annual sandwort Annual herb  
Minuartia rosei Peanut sandwort Perennial herb  
Minuartia rossii Ross' sandwort Perennial herb  
Minuartia rubella Red seeded sandwort Perennial herb 1
Minuartia stolonifera Scott mtn. sandwort Perennial herb  
Minuartia stricta Granite sandwort Perennial herb  
Moehringia macrophylla Large leaved sandwort Perennial herb  
Moenchia erecta Upright chickweed Annual herb  
Moenchia erecta ssp. erecta Moenchia Annual herb  
Myosoton aquaticum Giantchickweed Annual, Perennial herb  
Paronychia ahartii Ahart's paronychia Annual herb  
Paronychia echinulata Eurasian nailwort Annual herb  
Paronychia echinulata var. echinulata Spiny paronychia Annual herb  
Paronychia franciscana California whitlow wort Perennial herb  
Petrorhagia dubia Windmill pink Annual herb  
Petrorhagia nanteuilii Tubercle seeded pink grass Annual herb  
Petrorhagia prolifera Pink grass Annual herb  
Polycarpon depressum California polycarpon Annual herb  
Polycarpon tetraphyllum Four leaved allseed Annual herb  
Polycarpon tetraphyllum var. tetraphyllum Four leaved allseed Annual herb  
Pseudostellaria jamesiana Tubered starwort Perennial herb  
Pseudostellaria sierrae Sierra starwort Perennial herb (rhizomatous)  
Sabulina decumbens The Lassics sandwort Perennial herb  
Sabulina howellii Howell's sandwort Perennial herb  
Sabulina rosei Peanut sandwort Perennial herb  
Sabulina stolonifera Scott Mountain sandwort Perennial herb  
Sabulina stricta bog sandwort Perennial herb  
Sagina apetala Dwarf pearlwort Annual herb  
Sagina decumbens Trailing pearlwort Annual herb  
Sagina decumbens ssp. occidentalis Western pearlwort Annual herb  
Sagina maxima Stickystem pearlwort Perennial herb  
Sagina maxima ssp. crassicaulis Beach pearlwort Perennial herb  
Sagina procumbens Arctic pearlwort Perennial herb  
Sagina saginoides Alpine pearlwort Perennial herb  
Sagina subulata Awl leaf pearlwort Perennial herb 5
Saponaria officinalis ! Bouncing bet Perennial herb 2
Scleranthus annuus German knotgrass Annual herb  
Scleranthus annuus ssp. annuus German knotgrass Annual herb  
Scopulophila rixfordii Rixford's rock wort Perennial herb  
Silene antirrhina Sleepy catch fly Annual herb  
Silene aperta Bare campion Perennial herb  
Silene armeria Sweet william silene Annual herb 7
Silene bernardina Palmer's campion Perennial herb  
Silene bolanderi Bolander's silene Perennial herb  
Silene bridgesii Bridges' campion Perennial herb  
Silene californica California indian pink Annual herb 1
Silene campanulata Campanulate campion Perennial herb  
Silene campanulata ssp. campanulata Red mtn. catchfly Perennial herb  
Silene campanulata ssp. glandulosa Campanulate catchfly Perennial herb  
Silene coeli-rosa Rose silene Perennial herb  
Silene coniflora Fire following campion Annual herb  
Silene conoidea Cone campion Annual herb  
Silene dichotoma Branching campion Annual herb  
Silene dichotoma ssp. dichotoma Branching campion Annual herb  
Silene douglasii Douglas' campion Perennial herb 1
Silene douglasii var. douglasii Douglas's catchfly Perennial herb  
Silene gallica Common catchfly Annual herb  
Silene grayi Gray's campion Perennial herb  
Silene hookeri Hooker's campion Perennial herb  
Silene invisa Short petaled campion Perennial herb  
Silene krantzii Krantz's catchfly Perennial herb  
Silene laciniata Cardinal catchfly Perennial herb 7
Silene laciniata ssp. californica California indian pink Perennial herb 1
Silene laciniata ssp. laciniata Cardinal catchfly Perennial herb 3
Silene laciniata ssp. major Indian pink Perennial herb 3
Silene latifolia Bladder campion Perennial herb 1
Silene latifolia ssp. alba Bladder campion Biennial, Perennial herb  
Silene lemmonii Lemmon's catchfly Perennial herb  
Silene marmorensis Marble mtn. campion Perennial herb  
Silene menziesii Menzies' campion Perennial herb  
Silene multinervia Fire following campion Annual herb  
Silene noctiflora Night flowering campion Annual herb  
Silene nuda Naked campion Perennial herb  
Silene occidentalis Western campion Perennial herb  
Silene occidentalis ssp. longistipitata Western campion Perennial herb  
Silene occidentalis ssp. occidentalis Western campion Perennial herb  
Silene oregana Oregon campion Perennial herb  
Silene parishii Parish's campion Perennial herb  
Silene pendula Nodding catchfly Perennial herb 3
Silene pseudatocion North african catchfly Annual herb  
Silene salmonacea Klamath mountain catchfly Perennial herb  
Silene sargentii Sargent's campion Perennial herb 1
Silene scouleri Simple campion Perennial herb 1
Silene scouleri ssp. grandis Scouler's campion Perennial herb  
Silene scouleri ssp. scouleri Simple campion Perennial herb  
Silene serpentinicola Serpentine catchfly Perennial herb (rhizomatous) 1
Silene suksdorfii Cascade alpine catchfly Perennial herb  
Silene verecunda Dolores campion Annual herb  
Silene verecunda ssp. andersonii Anderson's campion Annual herb  
Silene verecunda ssp. platyota San francisco campion Annual herb  
Silene verecunda ssp. verecunda Dolores campion Perennial herb  
Silene vulgaris Common campion Perennial herb 1
Spergula arvensis Corn spurry Annual herb  
Spergula arvensis ssp. arvensis Starwort Annual herb  
Spergularia atrosperma Sand spurrey Annual herb  
Spergularia bocconei Boccone's sand spurry Annual herb  
Spergularia bocconi Boccone's sand spurry Annual herb  
Spergularia canadensis Canadian sandspurry Annual herb  
Spergularia canadensis var. occidentalis Northern sand spurrey Annual herb  
Spergularia diandra Alkali sandspurry Annual, Perennial herb  
Spergularia echinosperma Bristleseed sandspurry Annual, Perennial herb  
Spergularia macrotheca Sticky sand spurry Perennial herb 1
Spergularia macrotheca var. leucantha White sticky sand spurry Perennial herb  
Spergularia macrotheca var. longistyla Long styled sand spurrey Perennial herb  
Spergularia macrotheca var. macrotheca Sticky sand spurry Perennial herb  
Spergularia marina Salt sand spurry Annual herb 1
Spergularia media Sand spurry Annual, Perennial herb  
Spergularia media var. media Sand spurry Annual, Perennial herb  
Spergularia platensis La plata sandspurry Annual herb  
Spergularia platensis var. platensis La plata sandspurry Annual herb  
Spergularia rubra Purple sand spurry Annual, Perennial herb  
Spergularia salina Salt sandspurry Annual herb 1
Spergularia villosa Villous sand spurry Perennial herb  
Stellaria borealis Boreal starwort Perennial herb  
Stellaria borealis ssp. sitchana Boreal starwort Perennial herb  
Stellaria calycantha Northern bogwort Perennial herb  
Stellaria crispa Ruffled starwort Perennial herb  
Stellaria graminea Grasslike starwort Perennial herb  
Stellaria littoralis Shore chickweed Perennial herb  
Stellaria longifolia Long leaved starwort Perennial herb (rhizomatous)  
Stellaria longipes Longstalk starwort Perennial herb  
Stellaria longipes ssp. longipes Chickweed, starwort Perennial herb  
Stellaria longipes var. longipes Long stalked starwort Perennial herb  
Stellaria media Chickweed Annual herb 1
Stellaria neglecta Common chickweed Annual herb  
Stellaria nitens Shining chickweed Annual herb  
Stellaria obtusa Obtuse starwort Perennial herb (rhizomatous)  
Stellaria pallida Pale starwort Annual herb  
Stellaria umbellata Umbellate chickweed Perennial herb  
Vaccaria hispanica Spanish cockle Annual herb 2
Velezia rigida Velezia Annual herb