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Death Valley
Photographer's Guide


 
 
Species List
Here's an alphabetical listing of some of the animals and plants you'll find in my photo files.
To see more photos, click on the links below or go directly to the catalog.

Species without links are available, but have not yet been added to the catalog.

If you don't find what you're looking for, please ask for it.

Amphibians
Birds
Bugs
Fish
Lizards
Mammals
Plants
Snakes
Turtles and crocodilians

List by location:
Ecuador

Timor-Leste

Amphibians
Blue-sided treefrog, Agalychnis annae
Agalychnis annae
Blue-sided treefrog
Coffee frog
Golden-eyed treefrog

Red-eyed treefrog, Agalychnis callidryas
Agalychnis callidryas
Red-eyed treefrog
Aneides lugubris, Arboreal salamander
Aneides lugubris
Arboreal salamander
California slender salamander, Batrachoseps attenuatus
Batrachoseps attenuatus
California slender salamander
Western toad, Bufo boreas
Bufo boreas
Western toad
(California toad)
complete life cycle
Yosemite toad, Bufo canorus
Bufo canorus
Yosemite toad
Black toad, Bufo exsul
Bufo exsul
Black toad
Cane toad, Bufo marinus
Bufo marinus
Cane toad
Amargosa toad, Bufo nelsoni
Bufo nelsoni
Amargosa toad





Bufo woodhousii
Woodhouse's toad
Japanese fire newt, Cynops pyrrhogaster
Cynops pyrrhogaster
Japanese fire newt
California giant salamander, Dicamptodon ensatus
Dicamptodon ensatus
California giant salamander






Dicamptodon tenebrosus
Pacific giant salamander
Duttaphrynus melanostictus, Black-spined toad
Duttaphrynus melanostictus
Black-spined toad
adults and tadpoles






Ensatina eschscholtzii eschscholtzii
Monterey ensatina
Fejervarya, Rice paddy frog
Fejervarya
Rice paddy frog
Hyla arenicolor, Canyon treefrog
Hyla arenicolor
Canyon treefrog







Hyla ebraccata
Hourglass treefrog






Hyla rosenbergi
Gladiator frog
Pacific chorus frog, Hyla regilla
Hyla regilla
Pacific chorus frog (treefrog)
complete life cycle
Pacific chorus frog, Hyla regilla
Hyla regilla
Pacific chorus frog (treefrog)
complete life cycle
Polypedates, Striped treefrog
Polypedates
Striped treefrog
Pacific chorus frog, Hyla regilla
Pseudacris regilla
Pacific chorus frog (treefrog)
complete life cycle
California red-legged frog, Rana aurora draytonii
Rana aurora draytonii
California red-legged frog
complete life cycle
California red-legged frog, Rana aurora draytonii
Rana aurora draytonii
California red-legged frog
complete life cycle
California red-legged frog, Rana aurora draytonii
Rana aurora draytonii
California red-legged frog
complete life cycle
Foothill yellow-legged frog, Rana boylii
Rana boylii
Foothill yellow-legged frog
adults, tadpoles, froglets
Bullfrog, Rana catesbeiana
Rana catesbeiana
Bullfrog
adults, tadpoles, froglets
Green frog, Rana clamitans melanota
Rana clamitans melanota
Green frog
Forrer's grass frog, Rana forreri
Rana forreri
Forrer's grass frog
Mountain yellow-legged frog, Rana muscosa
Rana muscosa
Mountain yellow-legged frog
African clawed frog, Xenopus laevis
Silurana sp
African clawed frog
African clawed frog, Xenopus laevis
Taricha granulosa
Rough-skinned newt
California newt, Taricha torosa
Taricha torosa
California newt
complete life cycle
Sierra newt, Taricha torosa sierrae
Taricha torosa sierrae
Sierra newt
California newt, Taricha torosa
Taricha torosa torosa
Coast Range newt
complete life cycle
Lizards
Zebra-tailed lizard, Callisaurus draconoides
Basiliscus basiliscus
Common basilisk
Zebra-tailed lizard, Callisaurus draconoides
Callisaurus draconoides
Zebra-tailed lizard
Carlia, Four-fingered skink
Carlia
Four-fingered skink





Cnemidophorus tigris punctilinealis
Sonoran desert whiptail
Great Basin whiptail, Cnemidophorus tigris tigris
Cnemidophorus tigris tigris
Great Basin whiptail
Desert grassland whiptail, Cnemidophorus uniparens
Cnemidophorus uniparens
Desert grassland whiptail
Tucson banded gecko, Coleonyx variegatus bogerti
Coleonyx variegatus bogerti
Tucson banded gecko



Coleonyx variegatus variegatus
Desert banded gecko
Great Basin collared lizard, Crotaphytus insularis bicinctores
Crotaphytus bicinctores
Great Basin collared lizard
Cryptoblepharus leschenault, Snake-eyed skink
Cryptoblepharus leschenault
Snake-eyed skink
Ctenosaura similis, Black spiny-tailed iguana
Ctenosaura similis
Ctenosaur
Black spiny-tailed iguana
Cyrtodactylus, Timor bow-fingered gecko
Cyrtodactylus
Timor bow-fingered gecko
Desert iguana, Dipsosaurus dorsalis
Dipsosaurus dorsalis
Desert iguana
Draco timoriensis, Timor flying dragon
Draco timoriensis
Timor flying dragon
Elgaria sp., Alligator lizard
Elgaria sp.
Alligator lizard
Elgaria coerulea, Northern alligator lizard
Elgaria coerulea
Northern alligator lizard
Elgaria coerulea shastensis, Shasta alligator lizard
Elgaria coerulea shastensis
Shasta alligator lizard




Elgaria multicarinata
Southern alligator lizard




Elgaria multicarinata multicarinata
Southern alligator lizard




Elgaria multicarinata webbi
San Diego alligator lizard
Eremiascincus, Night skink
Eremiascincus
Night skink
Skilton's skink (Western skink), Eumeces skiltonianus skiltonianus
Eumeces skiltonianus skiltonianus
Western (Skilton) skink
Eutropis, Sun skink
Eutropis
Sun skink
Leopard lizard, Gambelia wislizenii
Gambelia wislizenii
Leopard lizard
Gehyra mutilata, Four-clawed gecko
Gehyra mutilata
Four-clawed gecko
Gekko gecko, Tokay
Gekko gecko
Tokay gecko
Elgaria coerulea, Northern alligator lizard
Gerrhonotus coeruleus
Northern alligator lizard



Gerrhonotus multicarinatus
Southern alligator lizard
Hemidactylus frenatus, House gecko
Hemidactylus frenatus
House gecko
Holbrookia maculata, Lesser earless lizard
Holbrookia maculata
Lesser earless lizard
Green iguana, iguana iguana
Iguana iguana
Green iguana
Lamprolepis, Emerald tree skink
Lamprolepis smaragdina
Emerald tree skink
Desert horned lizard, Phrynosoma platyrhinos
Phrynosoma platyrhinos
Desert horned lizard

Rhacodactylus ciliatus, Crested gecko
Rhacodactylus ciliatus
Crested Gecko, Eyelash Gecko

Western chuckwalla, Sauromalus obesus obesus
Sauromalus obesus
Sauromalus ater
Chuckwalla
Clark's spiny lizard, Sceloporus clarkii
Sceloporus clarkii
Clark's spiny lizard
Desert spiny lizard, Sceloporus magister
Sceloporus magister
Desert spiny lizard





Sceloporus malachitus
Green spiny lizard
Western fence lizard, Sceloporus occidentalis
Sceloporus occidentalis
Western fence lizard




Sceloporus undulatus tristichus
Southern plateau lizard
Eastern fence lizard
Sphenomorphus, Wedge skink
Sphenomorphus
Wedge skink
Mojave fringe-toed lizard, Uma scoparia
Uma spp.
Fringe-toed lizard
Colorado desert fringe-toed lizard, Uma notata
Uma notata
Colorado Desert
fringe-toed lizard
Mojave fringe-toed lizard, Uma scoparia
Uma scoparia
Mojave fringe-toed lizard





Urosaurus graciosus
Long-tailed brush lizard
Ornate tree lizard, Urosaurus ornatus
Urosaurus ornatus
Ornate tree lizard
Side-blotched lizard, Uta stansburiana
Uta stansburiana
Side-blotched lizard
Common desert night lizard, Xantusia vigilis vigilis
Xantusia vigilis vigilis
Common desert night lizard
Snakes
Glossy snake, Arizona elegans
Arizona elegans
Glossy snake
Cerberus rynchops, Dog-faced water snake
Cerberus rynchops
Dog-faced water snake





Charina bottae bottae
Pacific rubber boa
Mojave shovel-nosed snake, Chionactis occipitalis
Chionactis occipitalis occipitalis
Mojave shovel-nosed snake
Boa constrictor, Constrictor constrictor
Constrictor constrictor
Boa constrictor
Mojave desert sidewinder, Crotalus cerastes
Crotalus cerastes
Sidewinder
Mojave desert sidewinder, Crotalus cerastes
Crotalus cerastes cerastes
Mojave desert sidewinder
Colorado desert sidewinder, Crotalus cerastes laterorepens
Crotalus cerastes laterorepens
Colorado desert sidewinder
Southwestern speckled rattlesnake, Crotalus mitchellii pyrrhus
Crotalus mitchellii pyrrhus
Southwestern speckled rattlesnake
Panamint Rattlesnake, Crotalus mitchellii stephensi
Crotalus mitchellii stephensi
Panamint rattlesnake




Crotalus viridis helleri
Southern Pacific rattlesnake
Crotalus viridis oreganus, Northern Pacific rattlesnake
Crotalus viridis
oreganus
Northern Pacific
rattlesnake
Cryptelytrops insularis, Sunda Island pitviper
Cryptelytrops insularis
Sunda Island pitviper
Green tree viper




Diadophis punctatus amabilis
Pacific ringneck snake
Corn snake, Elaphe guttata guttata
Elaphe guttata guttata
Corn snake
Corn snake, Elaphe guttata guttata
Elaphe guttata guttata
Corn snake
Gray rat snake, Elaphe obsoleta spiloides
Elaphe obsoleta spiloides
Gray rat snake




Heterodon nasicus
Western hog-nosed snake
Masticophis lateralis euryxanthus, Alameda whipsnake
Masticophis lateralis euryxanthus
Alameda whipsnake
Pacific gopher snake, Pituophis catenifer catenifer
Pituophis catenifer catenifer
Pacific gopher snake
Great Basin gopher snake, Pituophis catenifer deserticola
Pituophis catenifer deserticola
Great Basin gopher snake
Mojave patch-nosed snake, Salvadora hexalepis mojavensis
Salvadora hexalepis mojavensis
Mojave patch-nosed snake
Western fence lizard, Sceloporus occidentalis
Thamnophis atratus atratus
Santa Cruz garter snake





Thamnophis atratus hydrophilus
Oregon garter snake
Aquatic garter snake, Thamnophis atratus
Thamnophis atratus
Aquatic garter snake
Coast garter snake, Thamnophis elegans terrestris
Thamnophis elegans terrestris
Coast (W. terrestrial) garter snake
California red-sided garter snake, Thamnophis sirtalis infernalis
Thamnophis sirtalis infernalis
California red-sided
garter snake
San Francisco garter snake, Thamnophis sirtalis tetrataenia
Thamnophis sirtalis tetrataenia
San Francisco garter snake
Turtles and crocodilians
Western pond turtle, Clemmys marmorata
Clemmys marmorata
Western pond turtle
American crocodile, Crocodylus acutus
Crocodylus acutus
American crocodile
Leopard lizard, Gambelia wislizeni
Geochelone solcata
Spur-thigh tortoise
Desert tortoise, Gopherus agassizii, Xerobates agassizii
Gopherus agassizii
Desert tortoise
Desert tortoise, Gopherus agassizii, Xerobates agassizii
Gopherus agassizii
Desert tortoise
Red-eared slider, Trachemys scripta elegans
Trachemys scripta elegans
Red-eared slider
Desert tortoise,  Gopherus agassizii, Xerobates agassizii,
Xerobates agassizii
Desert tortoise
Birds
Actitis macularia, Spotted sandpiper
Adelomyia melanogenys, Speckled hummingbird
Aegolius acadius, Saw-whet owl
Aglaeactis cupripennis, Shining sunbeam
Agelaius phoeniceus, Red-winged blackbird
Amazilia boucardi, Mangrove hummingbird
Amazilia franciae, Andean emerald
Amazilia tzacatl, Rufous-tailed hummingbird
Anas platyrhynchos, Mallard
Anhinga anhinga, Anhinga
Anisognathus notabilis, Black-chinned mountain tanager
Anisognathus somptuosus, Blue-winged mountain tanager
Anthracothorax prevostii, Green-breasted mango hummingbird

Aphelocoma californica, Western scrub jay
Ara, Macaw
Ara ambigua, Buffin's or great green macaw
Ara macao, Scarlet macaw
Ardea alba, Great egret
Ardea herodias, Great blue heron
Arenaria interpres, Ruddy turnstone
Arenaria melanocephala, Black turnstone
Arremon aurantiirostris, Orange-billed sparrow
Asio otus, Long-eared owl
Atlapetes latinuchus, Rufous-naped brush finch
Aulacorhynchus haematopygus, Crimson-rumped toucanet
Boissonneaua flavescens, Buff-tailed coronet
Boissonneaua jardini, Velvet purple coronet
Branta canadensis, Canada goose
Bubulcus ibis, Cattle egret
Burhinus bistriatus, Double-striped thick-knee
Buteo jamaicensis, Red-tailed hawk
Buteo magnirostris, Roadside hawk

Buteogallus anthracinus, Common black hawk
Butorides virescens, Green heron
Calidris minutilla, Least sandpiper
Callipepla californica, California quail
Callipepla gambelii, Gambel's quail
Calliphlox mitchellii, Purple-throated woodstar
Calypte anna, Anna's hummingbird
Campylopterus hemileucurus, Violet saberwing
Campylorhynchus brunneicapillus, Cactus wren
Carduelis psaltria, Lesser goldfinch
Carpodacus mexicanus, House finch
Cathartes aura, Turkey vulture
Catoptrophorus semipalmatus, Western willet
Chaetocercus mulsant, White-bellied woodstar
Chalcostigma herrani, Rainbow-bearded thornbill
Chalybura urochrysia, Red-footed plumeleteer
Charadrius collaris, Collared plover
Charadrius vociferus, Killdeer
Chloroceryle aenea, American pygmy kingfisher
Chloroceryle amazona, Amazon kingfisher
Chloroceryle americana, Green kingfisher
Chlorospingus pileatus, Sooty-capped bush-tanager
Chlorphanes spiza, Green honeycreeper
Cinclodes excelsior, Stout-billed cinclodes
Ciccaba nigrolineata, Black and white owl
Cochlearius cochlearius, Boat-billed heron
Coeligena lutetiae, Buff-winged starfrontlet
Colaptes auratus, Common flicker
Colibri coruscans, Sparkling violet-ear
Colibri delphinae, Brown violet-ear
Colibri thalassinus, Green violet-ear
Columbina inca, Inca dove
Columbina passerina, Common ground dove
Coragyps atratus, Black vulture
Corvus corax, Common raven
Crotophaga ani, Smooth-billed ani
Crotophaga sulcirostris, Groove-billed ani
Cyanerpes cyaneus, Red-legged honeycreeper
Cyanocitta stelleri, Steller's jay
Cyanocorax morio, Brown jay
Dendroica coronata, Audubon's warbler
Dendroica petechia, Yellow warbler
Diglossa lafresnayii, Glossy flowerpiercer
Diglossa plumbea, Slaty flowerpiercer
Diglossopis cyanea, Masked flowerpiercer
Dryocopus pileatus, Pileated woodpecker
Egretta caerulea, Little blue heron
Egretta thula, Snowy egret
Egretta tricolor, Tricolored heron
Empidonax flavescens, Yellowish flycatcher
Empidonax hammondii, Hammond's flycatcher
Ensifera ensifera, Sword-billed hummingbird
Eriocnemis luciani, Sapphire-vented puffleg
Eubucco bourcierii, Red-headed barbet
Eucometis penicillata, Gray-headed tanager
Eugenes fulgens, Magnificent hummingbird
Euphagus cyanocephalus, Brewer's blackbird
Euphonia laniirostris, Thick-billed euphonia
Euphonia xanthogaster, Orange-bellied euphonia
Falco mexicanus, Prairie falcon
Falco sparverius, Kestrel
Florisuga mellivora, White-necked jacobin
Fregata magnificens, Magnificent frigatebird
Fulica americana, American coot
Geothlypis trichas, Common yellowthroat
Grallaria alleni, Moustached antpitta
Grallaria flavotincta, Yellow-breasted antpitta
Grallaria quitensis, Tawny antpitta
Grallaria rufula, Rufous antpitta
Grallaricula flavirostris, Ochre-breasted antpitta
Haematopus bachmani, Black oystercatcher
Haliaeetus leucocephalus, Bald eagle
Heliodoxa imperatrix, Empress brilliant
Heliodoxa jacula, Green-crowned brilliant
Heliodoxa rubinoides, Fawn-breasted brilliant
Herpetotheres cachinnans, Laughing falcon
Himantopus mexicanus, Black-necked stilt
Hirundo rustica, Barn swallow
Icterus galbula galbula, Northern (Baltimore) oriole
Jacana spinosa, Northern jacana
Junco hyemalis, Dark-eyed junco
Lampornis (castaneoventris) cinereicauda, Gray-tailed mountain gem
Lanius ludovicianus, Loggerhead shrike
Larus, Gull
Larus atricilla, Laughing gull
Larus californicus, California gull
Larus occidentalis, Western gull
Larus philadelphia, Bonaparte's gull
Larus serranus, Andean gull
Lesbia victoriae, Black-tailed trainbearer
Leucophoyx thula, Snowy egret
Leucopternus princeps, Black-chested hawk
Lophortyx californicus, California quail
Meleagris gallopavo, Wild turkey
Metallura tyrianthina, Tyrian metal-tail
Metriopelia melanoptera, Black-winged ground dove
Milvago chimachima, Yellow-headed caracara
Mitrephanes phaeocercus, Tufted flycatcher
Molothrus ater, Brown-headed cowbird
Momotus momota, Blue-crowned motmot
Myiarchus cinerascens, Ash-throated flycatcher
Myioborus torquatus, Collared redstart
Numenius phaeopus, Whimbrel
Nyctanassa violacea, Yellow-crowned night heron
Ocreatus underwoodii, Booted racket-tail
Ortalis cinereiceps, Gray-headed chachalaca
Otus choliba, Tropical screech owl
Pandion haliaetus, Osprey
Panterpe insignis, Fiery-throated hummingbird
Pava cristatus, Royal peacock
Pelecanus erythrorhynchos, White pelican
Pelecanus occidentalis, Brown pelican
Phaethornis yaruqui, White-whiskered hermit
Phalacrocorax, Cormorant
Phalacrocorax auritus, Double-crested cormorant
Phalacrocorax olivaceus, Olivaceous (Neotropical) cormorant
Phalcoboenus carunculatus, Carunculated caracara
Pheucticus melanocephalus, Black-headed Grosbeak
Phlogothraupis sanguinolenta, Crimson-collared tanager
Phrygilus unicolor, Plumbeous sierra-finch
Piaya cayana, Squirrel cuckoo
Picoides villosus, Hairy woodpecker
Piranga bidentata, Flame-colored tanager
Piranga ludoviciana, Western tanager
Piranga rubra, Summer tanager
Pitangus sulphuratus, Great kiskadee
Podilymbus podiceps, Pied-billed grebe
Polyborus plancus, Crested caracara
Popelairia conversii, Green thorntail
Progne chalybea, Gray-breasted martin
Psarocolius angustifrons, Russet-backed oropendola
Psarocolius montezuma, Montezuma oropendola
Pselliophorus tibialis, Yellow-thighed finch
Pteroglossus torquatus, Collared aracari
Pterophanes cyanopterus, Great sapphirewing
Ptilogonys caudatus, Long-tailed silky flycatcher
Pyrrhomyias cinnamomeus Cinnamon flycatcher
Quiscalus mexicanus, Great-tailed grackle
Ramphocelus icteronotus, Lemon-rumped tanager
Ramphocelus passerinii, Scarlet-rumped tanager
Recurvirostra americana, Avocet
Rupicola peruvianus, Andean cock of the rock
Saltator albicollis, Streaked saltator
Saltator coerulescens, Grayish saltator
Saltator maximus, Buff-throated saltator
Sayornis saya, Say's phoebe
Selasphorus sasin, Allen's hummingbird
Semnornis ramphastinus, Toucan barbet
Speotyto cunicularia, Burrowing owl
Sterna maxima, Royal tern
Sterna sandvicensis, Sandwich tern
Sturnus vulgaris, Starling
Tangara arthus, Golden tanager
Tangara guttata, Speckled tanager
Tangara icterocephala, Silver-throated tanager
Tangara larvata, Golden-hooded tanager
Tangara parzudakii, Flame-faced tanager
Tangara ruficervix, Golden-naped tanager
Thalurania colombica, Crowned woodnymph
Thalurania fannyi, Green-crowned woodnymph
Theristicus melanopis, Black-faced ibis
Thraupis episcopus, Blue-gray tanager
Thraupis palmarum, Palm tanager
Tiaris olivacea, Yellow-faced grassquit
Tigrisoma mexicanum, Bare-throated tiger heron
Toxostoma curvirostre, Curve-billed thrasher
Tringa melanoleuca, Greater yellowlegs
Troglodytes aedon, House wren
Turdus fuscater, Great thrush
Turdus grayi, Clay-colored robin
Turdus nigrescens, Sooty robin
Tyrannus melancholicus, Tropical kingbird
Urosticte benjamini, Purple-bibbed white-tip
Vultur gryphus, Andean condor
Wilsonia pusilla, Wilson's warbler
Zenaida asiatica, White-winged dove
Zenaida auriculata, Eared dove
Zenaidura macroura, Mourning dove
Zonotrichia capensis, Rufous-collared sparrow
Zonotrichia leucophrys, White-crowned sparrow
Bugs etc.
Apis, Honeybee
Apis mellifera, Honeybee
Ariolimax, Banana slug
Asterocampa leilia, Empress leilia
Bombus sp., Bumblebee
Bombus californicus, California bumblebee
Bombus vosnesenskii, Yellow-faced bumblebee
Calistoga longitarsus, California grey tarantula
Conopidae, Thick-headed fly
Dermacentor occidentalis, Pacific coast tick
Diadasia sp., Cactus bee
Enallagma, Bluet damselfly
Ergates spiculatus, Pine sawyer
Hippodamia convergens, Convergent ladybird beetle
Ixodes pacificus, Western black-legged tick (Lyme tick)
Lactrodectus mactans, Black widow spider
Lithurgus sp., Leafcutting bee
Malacosoma californicum, California tent caterpillar
Papilio zelicaon, Anise swallowtail
Paraneotermes simplicicornis, Desert dampwood termite
Phalangida, Harvestman (Daddy Long Legs)
Phryganidia californica, California oak moth
Pieris rapae, Cabbage butterfly
Scorpionida, Scorpion
Stenopelmatus fuscus, Jerusalem cricket
Sympetrum corruptum, Variegated meadowhawk
Tegeticula yuccasella, Mojave yucca moth
Tenodera aridifolia, Praying mantis
Theraphosidae, Tarantula
Uroctonus mordax, Mordant uroctonus scorpion
Vanessa cardui, Painted lady butterfly
Xylocopa sp, Carpenter bee
Fish
Cyprinodon salinus, Salt Creek pupfish
Rhinichthys osculus, Oasis Valley Speckled dace

Mammals
Alces alces, Moose
Ammospermophilus harrisi, Yuma antelope squirrel
Ammospermophilus leucurus, Antelope ground squirrel
Antilocapra americana, Pronghorn
Ateles geoffroyi, Spider monkey
Bubalus bubalis, Asian water buffalo
Canis latrans, Coyote
Cebus capucinus, White-faced capuchin
Cervus elaphus, Elk
Cervus elaphus nannodes, Tule elk
Citellus variegatus, Rock squirrel
Cynomys ludovicianus, Black-tailed prairie dog
Dama dama, Fallow deer
Dipodomys merriami, Merriam's kangaroo rat
Erithizon dorsatum, Porcupine
Lepus californicus, Black-tailed jackrabbit
Lynx rufus, Bobcat
Macaca fasicularis, Long-tailed macaque (Crab-eating macaque)
Marmota flaviventris, Yellow-bellied marmot
Mirounga angustirostris, Northern elephant seal
Myotis sp., Myotis bat
Odocoileus hemionus, Black-tailed deer
Oreamnos americanus, Mountain goat
Otospermophilus beecheyi, California ground squirrel
Otospermophilus columbianus, Columbian ground squirrel
Ovis canadensis, Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep
Ovis dalli, Dall sheep
Phoca vitulina, Harbor seal
Procyon lotor, Raccoon
Rangifer arcticus, Barren ground caribou
Sciurus variegatoides, Variegated squirrel
Sylvilagus audubonii, Audubon's cottontail
Ursus horribilis, Grizzly bear
Zalophus californianus, California sea lion
Plants
Abronia latifolia, Yellow sand verbena
Abronia villosa, Desert sand verbena
Acamptopappus sphaerocephalus, Goldenhead
Acer macrophyllum, Bigleaf maple
Achnatherum speciosum, Desert needlegrass (Stipa speciosum)
Achyrachaena mollis, Blow wives
Adiantum pedatum, Five-finger fern
Aesculus californica, California buckeye
Agave
Agave deserti, Desert agave
Agave shawii, Shaw's agave
Allium amplectens, Narrow-leaved onion
Allium unifolium, Pink meadow onion
Ambrosia dumosa, Burrobush
Amorphophallus titanum, Titan arum
Anemopsis californica, Yerba mansa
Anisocoma acaulis, Scale bud
Aquilegia chrysantha, Yellow columbine
Arbutus menziesii, Pacific madrone
Arctostaphylos bakeri, Baker manzanita
Arctostaphylos crustacea, Brittleleaf manzanita
Arctostaphylos cruzensis, Arroyo de la Cruz manzanita
Arctostaphylos densiflora, Sonoma manzanita
Arctostaphylos edmundsii parviflora, Hanging gardens manzanita
Arctostaphylos glauca, Bigberry manzanita
Arctostaphylos hookeri franciscana, Franciscan manzanita
Arctostaphylos hookeri hearstiorum, Hearst manzanita
Arctostaphylos hookeri ravenii, Presidio manzanita
Arctostaphylos imbricata, San Bruno manzanita
Arctostaphylos pajaroensis, Pajaro manzanita
Arctostaphylos pallida, Alameda manzanita
Arctostaphylos patula, Greenleaf manzanita
Arctostaphylos pungens ravenii, see Arctostaphylos hookeri ravenii
Arctostaphylos refugioensis, Refugio manzanita
Arctostaphylos stanfordiana bakeri, Baker's manzanita
Argemone, Prickly poppy
Artemisia, Sagebrush
Artemisia pycnocephala, Beach sagebrush; sagewort
Asarum caudatum, Wild ginger
Astragalus coccineus, Scarlet locoweed
Atrichoseris platyphylla, Gravel ghost; tobacco weed
Begonia heracleifolia, Star-leaf begonia
Bensoniella oregona, Bensoniella
Berberis nevinii, Nevin's barberry
Blechnum spicant, Deer fern
Blennosperma nanum, Point Reyes blennosperma
Bloomeria humilis, Dwarf golden star
Brassica campestris, Field mustard
Brodiaea, Brodiaea
Brodiaea filifolia, Threadleaf brodiaea
Brodiaea hendersonii, Henderson's stars
Brodiaea laxa, Ithuriel's spear
Brodiaea lutea, Golden brodiaea
Brodiaea pulchella pauciflora, Desert hyacinth
Cakile maritima, Horned searocket
Calamagrostis foliosa, Leafy reed grass
Calamagrostis ophiditis, Serpentine reed grass
Calochortus, Mariposa lily
Calochortus amabilis, Golden fairy lantern
Calochortus amoenus, Purple fairy lantern
Calochortus kennedyi, Desert mariposa
Calochortus leichtlinii, Sierra mariposa tulip
Calochortus monophyllus, Yellow star tulip
Calochortus pulchellus, Mt. Diablo golden globe lily
Calochortus superbus, Superb mariposa lily
Calochortus tiburonensis, Tiburon mariposa lily
Calochortus tolmiei, Hairy star tulip (pussy ears)
Calochortus venustus, Square mariposa lily
Calycoseris parryi, Yellow tackstem
Calystegia occidentalis, Western morning glory
Calystegia soldanella, Beach morning glory
Calystegia stebbinsii, Stebbins (El Dorado) morning glory
Camissonia brevipes, Golden evening primrose
Camissonia campestris, Mojave sun cup
Camissonia cheiranthifolia, Beach evening primrose
Cardamine californica, Milk maids
Carnegiea gigantea, Saguaro
Cassia armata, see Senna armata
Castilleja affinis, Indian paintbrush
Castilleja angustifolia, Desert Indian paintbrush
Castilleja chromosa, see Castilleja angustifolia
Castilleja exserta, Purple owl's clover
Ceanothus gloriosus gloriosus, Point Reyes ceanothus
Ceanothus hearstiorum, Hearst ceanothus
Ceanothus masonii, Bolinas ceanothus
Ceanothus roderickii, Pine Mountain ceanothus
Centaurea solstitialis, Yellow star thistle
Cercidium floridum, Blue palo verde
Cereus emoryi, Velvet cactus; snake cactus
Cereus giganteus, Saguaro
Cereus thurberi, Organ pipe cactus
Chaenactis, Pincushion
Chamaesyce albomarginata, Whitemargin spurge; rattlesnake weed
Chilopsis linearis, Desert-willow
Cirsium sp., Thistle
Cirsium mojavense, Mojave thistle
Cirsium occidentale, Cobweb thistle
Cirsium occidentale californicum, California thistle
Clarkia
Clarkia franciscana, Presidio clarkia
Clarkia imbricata, Vine Hill clarkia
Clarkia rubicunda, Ruby chalice clarkia
Cleistocactus strausii fricii, Cleistocactus strausii var. fricii
Cleistocactus sucrensis
Collinsia, Chinese houses
Collinsia heterophylla, Chinese houses
Collinsia tinctoria, Sticky Chinese houses
Convolvulus soldanella, Beach morning glory
Coreopsis gigantea, Giant sea dahlia
Coursetia microphylla, Baby bonnets
Cucurbita palmata, Coyote melon
Cuscuta, Dodder
Cylindropuntia, cholla
Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa, Buckhorn cholla
Cylindropuntia bigelovii, Jumping cholla
Cylindro
puntia echinocarpa, Silver cholla
Cylindropuntia fulgida, Chainfruit cholla
Cylindropuntia parryi parryi, Valley cholla
Cylindropuntia parryi serpentina, Snake cholla
Cylindropuntia ramosissima, Pencil cholla
Cylindropuntia wigginsi, Wiggins cholla
Datura wrightii, Sacred datura
Delphinium luteum, Yellow larkspur
Delphinium nudicale, Scarlet larkspur
Delphinium parishii, Parish's (desert) larkspur
Dendromecon rigida, Bush poppy
Dentaria californica, Milk maids
Deschampsia caespitosa beringensis, Tufted hair-grass
Dichelostemma volubile, Twining snake lily
Dionea muscipula, Venus fly trap
Dodecatheon alpinum, Alpine shooting star
Dodecatheon clevelandii, Padres shooting star
Dodecatheon clevelandii insulare, Island shooting star
Dodecatheon hendersonii, Henderson's shooting star
Dudleya gigantea, Amador dudleya
Dudleya saxosa, Live-forever
Echinocactus polycephalus, Cottontop cactus
Echinocereus engelmannii, Mound cactus, calico cactus, hedgehog cactus
Echinocereus engelmannii chrysocentrus
Echinocereus mojavensis, Mojave hedgehog cactus
Echinocereus pectinatus, Rainbow cactus
Ectosperma alexandrae, Eureka Valley dune grass
Encelia
Encelia actoni, Bush sunflower (Acton encelia)
Encelia farinosa, Brittlebush
Encelia virginensis actoni, see Encelia actoni
Enceliopsis covillei, Panamint daisy
Epipactis gigantea, Stream orchid
Equisetum, Horsetail
Equisetum arvense, Common horsetail
Equisetum telmateia, Giant horsetail
Eremalche rotundifolia, Desert five-spot
Erigeron glaucus, Seaside daisy
Eriogonum inflatum, Desert trumpet
Eriophyllum lanatum arachnoideum, Wolly sunflower
Erodium, Crane's bill
Erodium cicutarium, Redstem storksbill
Erysimum capitatum, Douglas wallflower
Erysimum capitatum angustatum, Contra Costa wallflower
Erysimum concinnum, Beach wallflower
Erysimum franciscanum, Franciscan wallflower
Erysimum suffrutescens lompocense, Tufted wallflower
Erysimum teretifolium, Santa Cruz wallflower
Erythronium cliftonii, Clifton's fawn lily
Erythronium helenae, Fawn lily
Erythronium multiscapoideum, Sierra fawn lily
Erythronium revolutum, Coast fawn lily
Eschscholzia californica, California poppy
Eschscholzia minutiflora, Little gold poppy
Eucalyptus
Eucalyptus globulus, Blue gum eucalyptus
Eucnide urens, Stingbush
Euphorbia albomarginata, Whitemargin spurge; rattlesnake weed
Euphorbia polycarpa, Ground spurge, sand mat
Ferocactus acanthodes lecontei, LeConte's barrel cactus
Ferocactus cylindraceus, California barrel cactus
Ferocactus viridescens, San Diego barrel cactus
Ferocactus wislizenii, Arizona barrel cactus
Festuca californica, California fescue
Festuca idahoensis, Blue bunch grass (Idaho fescue)
Festuca rubra, Red fescue
Fouquieria splendens, Ocotillo
Fragaria, Wild strawberry
Fremontodendron californicum, Flannelbush (Fremontia)
Fremontodendron decumbens, Pine Hill Flannelbush
Fremontodendron mexicanum, Mexican flannelbush
Fritillaria biflora, Mission bells; chocolate lily
Fritillaria pluriflora, Adobe lily
Fritillaria purdyi, Purdy's fritillary
Garrya elliptica, Coast silktassel
Geraea canescens, Desert Gold; Desert Sunflower
Grayia spinosa Spiny hop-sage
Helianthus, Sunflower
Helianthus annuus, Sunflower
Helianthus niveus tephrodes, Algodones Dunes sunflower
Helianthus petiolaris canescens, Desert sunflower
Heliomeris multiflora nevadensis, Nevada goldeneye
Hesperocallis undulata, Desert lily
Hydrocotyle ranunculoides, Floating marshpennywort
Hymenoclea salosola, Cheesebush
Ipomoea purpurea, Common morning glory
Iris
Iris bracteata Siskiyou iris
Iris douglasiana, Douglas iris
Iris douglasiana altissima Furniss iris
Iris innominata Del Norte iris
Iris longipetala
Iris missouriensis, Rocky Mountain iris
Juncus acutus sphaerocarpus, Round-fruited spiny rush
Juniperus occidentalis, Western juniper
Juniperus osteosperma, Utah juniper
Langloisia setosissima punctata Lilac sunbonnet; spotted langloisia
Larrea tridentata, Creosote bush
Lasthenia californica
Layia platyglossa, Tidy tips
Lemna sp., Duckweed
Lepechinia fragrans, Fragrant pitcher sage
Lepidospartum squamatum, Scale broom
Leucaena leucocephala, Leucaena
Lilium humboldtii ocellatum, Ocellated Humboldt lily
Lilium pardalinum, Leopard lily
Lilium pardalinum pitkinense, Pitkin marsh lily
Limnanthes douglasii douglasii, Douglas' meadowfoam
Lupinus sp., Lupine
Lupinus albifrons
Lupinus arboreus, Bush lupine
Lupinus arizonicus, Arizona lupine
Lupinus magnificus magnificus, Panamint Mountains lupine
Lupinus odoratus, Desert lupine
Lupinus succulentus, Succulent lupine
Machaeranthera tortifolia, Mojave aster
Mahonia nevinii Nevin's barberry, Berberis nevinii
Malvastrum rotundifolium Desert five-spot
Mentzelia lindleyi Blazing star
Mimulus aurantiacus, Bush monkey flower
Mimulus bifidus fasciculatus Santa Lucia monkey flower
Mimulus guttatus Common monkey flower
Mohavea breviflora Lesser mohavea
Monardella crispa Crisp monardella
Monardella macrantha Red deermint
Monardella undulata Western pennyroyal, curly monardella
Montia perfoliata Miner's lettuce
Muhlenbergia rigens Stiff muhlenbergia grass
Nemophila maculata Fivespot
Nemophila menziesii Baby blue eyes
Nicotiana glauca Tree tobacco
Nolina Parryi Wolfii Parry nolina, ssp. Wolfii
Nolina parryi Parry nolina
Nuphar polysepalum Yellow pond lily
Oenothera caespitosa, Tufted evening primrose
Oenothera caespitosa marginata Evening primrose
Oenothera californica eurekensis, Eureka Valley evening primrose
Oenothera cardiophylla Heart-leaved evening primrose
Oenothera claviformis Brown-eyed evening primrose
Oenothera deltoides, Evening primrose
Oenothera deltoides howelli Antioch Dunes evening primrose
Oenothera hookeri Hooker's evening primrose
Opuntia
Opuntia acanthocarpa, Buckhorn cholla
Opuntia acanthocarpa coloradensis Buckhorn cholla; cane cholla
Opuntia basilaris, Beavertail cactus
Opuntia basilaris treleasei Bakersfield beavertail cactus
Opuntia bigelovii, Jumping cholla
Opuntia echinocarpa Silver cholla
Opuntia erinacea, Prickly pear
Opuntia erinacea erinacea, Grizzly bear cactus
Opuntia erinacea xanthostemma Old man cactus
Opuntia fulgida, Chainfruit cholla
Opuntia littoralis piercei see Opuntia phaeacantha
Opuntia parryi parryi Valley cholla
Opuntia parryi serpentina Snake cholla
Opuntia phaeacantha Mojave prickly pear
Opuntia phaeacantha discata, Engelmanns prickly pear
Opuntia ramosissima Pencil cholla
Opuntia wigginsi Wiggins cholla
Orthocarpus erianthus Yellow owl's clover
Orthocarpus purpurascens see Castilleja exserta
Oryzopsis hymenoides Indian rice grass
Oxalis, Sorrel
Oxalis oregana, Redwood sorrel
Panicum urvilleanum, Dune panic grass
Pedicularis, Indian warrior
Pennisetum clandestinum, Kikuyu grass
Penstemon
Penstemon fruticiformis, Death Valley penstemon
Penstemon palmeri, Penstemon palmeri
Penstemon parryi, Parry's penstemon
Phacelia
Phacelia calthifolia, Calthaleaf phacelia
Phacelia campanularia, Desert bells
Phacelia vallis-mortae, Death Valley phacelia
Phlox diffusa, Spreading phlox
Phoradendron tomentosa, Greenleaf mistletoe
Phragmites australis, Carrizo grass
Pinus aristata, Bristlecone pine
Pinus attenuata, Knobcone pine
Pinus coulteri, Coulter pine
Pinus jeffreyi, Jeffrey pine
Pinus lambertiana, Sugar pine
Pinus longaeva, Bristlecone pine
Pinus monophylla, Singleleaf pinyon pine
Pinus ponderosa, Ponderosa pine
Pinus radiata, Monterey pine
Pinus sabiniana, Digger pine
Poa napensis, Napa blue grass
Podaxis pistillaris, Desert puffball
Polystichum munitum, Western sword fern
Populus balsamifera trichocarpa, Black cottonwood
Populus tremuloides, Quaking aspen
Prosopis, Mesquite
Prosopis glandulosa torreyana, Western honey mesquite
Psathyrotes ramosissima, Turtleback
Puya raimondii, Puya raimondii
Quercus, Oak
Quercus agrifolia, Coast live oak
Quercus dumosa, Nutall's scrub oak
Quercus durata, Leather oak
Quercus lobata, Valley oak
Quercus turbinella, Desert scrub oak
Ranunculus sp, Buttercup
Raphanus sativus, Wild radish
Rhododendron occidentale, Western azalea
Rhus diversiloba, see Toxicodendron diversiloba
Romneya coulteri, Coulter's matilija poppy
Rubus, California blackberry
Salazaria mexicana, Paperbag bush
Salicornia utahensis, Pickleweed
Salicornia virginica, Pickleweed
Salix, Willow
Salvia, Sage
Salvia apiana, White sage; Bee sage
Salvia Dorrii, Purple sage
Salvia columbariae, Chia
Salvia spathacea, Pitcher sage
Sarcodes sanguinea, Snow plant
Senna armata, Desert (spiny) senna
Sequoia sempervirens, Coast redwood
Sequoiadendron giganteum, Giant sequoia
Sidalcea malveflora Checkerbloom
Simmondsia chinensis Jojoba
Sisyrinchium bellum, Blue-eyed grass
Sisyrinchium californicum Golden-eyed grass
Solanum wallacei Catalina (Wallace's) nightshade
Sphaeralcea ambigua Desert globe mallow
Stachys chamissonis, Coast hedge-nettle
Stanleya, Prince's plume
Stemmadenia litoralis (Stemmadenia galeottiana)
Stipa speciosum, Desert needlegrass
Stylomecon heterophylla, Wind poppy
Swallenia alexandrae, Eureka Valley dune grass
Tamarix, Tamarisk, Saltcedar
Tetradymia stenolepsis, Mojave horsebrush
Thelypteris nevadensis, Thelypteris fern
Tillandsia
Toxicodendron diversiloba, Western poison oak
Trillium chloropetalum, Giant trillium
Trillium ovatum, Western trillium
Triteleia hendersonii, Henderson's stars
Triteleia ixioides, Cook's triteleia
Triteleia ixioides scabra, Foothill pretty face (golden brodiaea)
Triteleia laxa, Ithuriel's spear
Triteleia lutea
Typha sp., Cattail
Umbellularia californica, California bay
Viguiera multiflora nevadensis, see Heliomeris multiflora nevadensis
Viola pedunculata, Johnny jump-up
Washingtonia filifera, California fan palm
Wyethia angustifolia, Narrowleaf mule ears
Wyethia helenoides, Gray mule ears
Xanthium strumarium, Cocklebur
Xylorhiza tortifolia, Mojave aster
Yucca baccata, Blue yucca (banana yucca;Spanish dagger)
Yucca brevifolia, Joshua tree
Yucca schidigera, Mojave yucca
Yucca whipplei, Whipple yucca
Zantedeschia aethiopica, Calla lily
Zigadenus brevibracteatus, Desert zygadene
Zigadenus fremontii, Star lily; Fremont's camas








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