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Vegetation Around Las Vegas, Species Index
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Common Scientific Family Form
Apache Plume Fallugia paradoxa Rose (Rosaceae) Shrub
Arrowleaf, Bush Arrowleaf Pleurocoronis pluriseta Sunflower (Asteraceae) Subshrub
Arrowweed Pluchea sericea Sunflower (Asteraceae) Shrub
Aster, Desert Aster, Mojave Woodyaster Xylorhiza tortifolia Sunflower (Asteraceae) Shrub
Baccharis, Desert Baccharis Baccharis sergiloides Sunflower (Asteraceae) Shrub
Baccharis, Emory Baccharis Baccharis emoryi Sunflower (Asteraceae) Shrub
Barberry, Creeping Barberry (Oregon Grape) Mahonia repens Barberry (Berberidaceae) Shrub
Beardtongue, Gilia Beardtongue Penstemon ambiguus var. laevissimus Figwort (Scrophulariaceae) Subshrub
Beardtongue, Petiolate Beardtongue Penstemon petiolatus Figwort (Scrophulariaceae) Subshrub
Bitterbrush, Antelope Purshia tridentata Rose (Rosaceae) Shrub
Blackbrush Coleogyne ramosissima Rose (Rosaceae) Shrub
Bladder Sage (Paperbag Bush) Salazaria neomexicana Mint (Lamiaceae) Shrub
Bladderpod Spiderflower Cleome isomeris Caper (Capparaceae) Shrub
Blazingstar, Polished Blazingstar Mentzelia polita Loasa (Loasaceae) Subshrub
Brickellbush, Littleleaf Brickellbush Brickellia microphylla Sunflower (Asteraceae) Shrub
Brickellbush, Woolly Brickellbush Brickellia incana Sunflower (Asteraceae) Shrub
Brittlebush Encelia spp. Sunflower (Asteraceae) Shrub
Brittlebush, Button Brittlebush Encelia frutescens Sunflower (Asteraceae) Shrub
Brittlebush, Goldenhills Encelia farinosa Sunflower (Asteraceae) Shrub
Brittlebush, Virgin River Brittlebush Encelia virginensis Sunflower (Asteraceae) Shrub
Broom Snakeweed (Matchweed) Gutierrezia sarothrae Sunflower (Asteraceae) Shrub
Buckthorn, California Buckthorn Frangula californica Buckthorn (Rhamnaceae) Shrub
Buckwheat, Eastern Mojave Buckwheat Eriogonum fasciculatum Buckwheat (Polygonaceae) Shrub
Buckwheat, Heermann's Buckwheat Eriogonum heermannii Buckwheat (Polygonaceae) Shrub
Buckwheat, Las Vegas Buckwheat Eriogonum corymbosum Buckwheat (Polygonaceae) Shrub
Buckwheat, Panamint Mountains Buckwheat Eriogonum panamintense Buckwheat (Polygonaceae) Subshrub
Buckwheat, Shrub Buckwheats Eriogonum spp Buckwheat (Polygonaceae) Shrub
Buckwheat, Yucca Buckwheat Eriogonum plumatella Buckwheat (Polygonaceae) Shrub
Burrobrush (Cheesebush) Hymenoclea salsola Sunflower (Asteraceae) Shrub
Bursage, White Bursage Ambrosia dumosa Sunflower (Asteraceae) Shrub
Butterflybush, Utah Butterflybush Buddleja utahensis Figwort (Scrophulariaceae) Shrub
Camelthorn Alhagi maurorum Pea (Fabaceae) Shrub
Ceanothus, Mojave Ceanothus Ceanothus greggii var. vestitus Buckthorn (Rhamnaceae) Shrub
Chaffbush, Fremonts Chaffbush Amphipappus fremontii Sunflower (Asteraceae) Subshrub
Cheesebush (Burrobrush) Hymenoclea salsola Sunflower (Asteraceae) Shrub
Clematis, Western White Clematis Clematis ligusticifolia Buttercup (Ranunculaceae) Vine
Cliffbush, Rosy-Petalled Cliffbush Jamesia americana var. rosea Hydrangea (Hydrangeaceae) Shrub
Cliffrose, Stansbury Cliffrose Purshia stansburiana Rose (Rosaceae) Shrub
Cottonthorn, Mojave Cottonthorn Tetradymia stenolepis Sunflower (Asteraceae) Shrub
Crab Apple, Wild Crab Apple Peraphyllum ramosissimum Rose (Rosaceae) Shrub
Creosote Bush Larrea tridentata Caltrop (Zygophyllaceae) Shrub
Crucifiction Thorn Canotia holacantha Staff-Tree (Celastraceae) Shrub
Cryptantha, Basin Yellow Cryptantha Cryptantha confertiflora Borage (Boraginaceae) Subshrub
Currant, Wax Current (Wild Current) Ribes cereum Gooseberry (Grossulariaceae) Shrub
Dalea, Fremonts Dalea (Indigo Bush) Psorothamnus fremontii Pea (Leguminosae) Shrub
Death Valley Sage Salvia funerea Mint (Lamiaceae) Shrub
Desert Almond Prunus fasciculata Rose (Rosaceae) Shrub
Desert-thorn, Anderson's Desert-thorn Lycium andersonii Nightshade (Solanaceae) Shrub
Desert-thorn, Box-thorn, Wolfberry Lycium spp. Nightshade (Solanaceae) Shrub
Dogweed, Coopers Dogweed Adenophyllum cooperi Sunflower (Asteraceae) Subshrub
Dogweed, San Felipe Dogweed Adenophyllum porophylloides Sunflower (Asteraceae) Shrub
Dogwood, Redosier Dogwood Cornus sericea spp. sericea Dogwood (Cornaceae) Shrub
Dyebush Psorothamnus emoryi Pea (Fabaceae) Shrub
Fernbush Chamaebatiaria millefolium Rose (Rosaceae) Shrub
Gaura, Scarlet Gaura Gaura coccinea Evening Primrose (Onagraceae) Subshrub
Globemallow, Desert Globemallow Sphaeralcea ambigua Mallow (Malvaceae) Subshrub
Globemallow, Gooseberryleaf Globemallow Sphaeralcea grossulariifolia Mallow (Malvaceae) Subshrub
Goldenaster, Hairy False Goldenaster Heterotheca villosa var. scabra Sunflower (Asteraceae) Shrub
Goldenbush, Narrowleaf Goldenbush Ericameria linearifolia Sunflower (Asteraceae) Shrub
Goldeneye, Netvein Goldeneye Viguiera reticulata Sunflower (Asteraceae) Shrub
Goldeneye, Parish's Goldeneye Viguiera parishii Sunflower (Asteraceae) Shrub
Goldenhead, Shockleys Goldenhead Acamptopappus shockleyi Sunflower (Asteraceae) Subshrub
Goldenweed, Spiny Goldenweed Xanthisma spinulosum Sunflower (Asteraceae) Shrub
Grape, Canyon Grape Vitis arizonica Grape (Vitaceae) Shrub
Greasewood Sarcobatus vermiculatus Goosefoot (Chenopodiaceae) Shrub
Hopsage, Spiny Hopsage Grayia spinosa Goosefoot (Chenopodiaceae) Shrub
Horehound Marrubium vulgare Mint (Lamiaceae) Shrub
Indigo Bush (Dalea, Fremonts Dalea) Psorothamnus fremontii Pea (Leguminosae) Shrub
Iodinebush (Pickleweed) Allenrolfea occidentalis Goosefoot (Chenopodiaceae) Shrub
Jointfir, California Jointfir Ephedra californica Jointfir (Ephedraceae) Shrub
Jointfir, Torrey's Jointfir Ephedra torreyana Jointfir (Ephedraceae) Shrub
Lavender, Desert Lavender Hyptis emoryi Mint (Lamiaceae) Shrub
Mahonia, Fremonts Mahonia Mahonia fremontii Barberry (Berberidaceae) Shrub
Manzanita, Pointleaf Manzanita Arctostaphylos spp. Heath (Ericaceae) Shrub
Menodora, Spiny Menodora Menodora spinescens Olive (Oleaceae) Shrub
Mistletoe spp. Arceuthobium spp. Mistletoe (Viscaceae) Shrub
Mistletoe, Cory's [Oak] Mistletoe Phoradendron coryae Mistletoe (Viscaceae) Shrub
Mistletoe, Juniper Mistletoe Phoradendron juniperinum Mistletoe (Viscaceae) Shrub
Mistletoe, Mesquite Mistletoe Phoradendron californicum Mistletoe (Viscaceae) Shrub
Mistletoe, Western Dwarf Mistletoe Arceuthobium campylopodum Mistletoe (Santalaceae) Subshrub
Mojave Sage Salvia mohavensis Mint (Lamiaceae) Shrub
Mormon Tea (Green Ephedra) Ephedra viridis Jointfir (Ephedraceae) Shrub
Nevada Jointfir (Nevada Ephedra) Ephedra nevadensis Jointfir (Ephedraceae) Shrub
Ocotillo Fouquieria splendens Ocotillo (Fouquieriaceae) Shrub
Odora Porophyllum gracile Sunflower (Asteraceae) Shrub
Paperflower, Whitestem Paperflower Psilostrophe cooperi Sunflower (Asteraceae) Shrub
Pepperweed, Desert Peppergrass Lepidium fremontii Mustard (Brassicaceae) Shrub
Poison Ivy, Western Poison Ivy Toxicodendron rydbergii Sumac (Anacardiaceae) Shrub
Pricklyleaf, Fiveneedle Pricklyleaf Thymophylla pentachaeta Sunflower (Asteraceae) Subshrub
Princesplume, Desert Princesplume Stanleya pinnata Mustard (Brassicaceae) Subshrub
Pygmycedar, Schotts Pygmycedar (Desert Fir) Peucephyllum schottii Sunflower (Asteraceae) Shrub
Rabbitbrush Chrysothamnus spp. Sunflower (Asteraceae) Shrub
Rabbitbrush, Mojave Rabbitbrush Ericameria paniculata Sunflower (Asteraceae) Subshrub
Rabbitbrush, Rubber Rabbitbrush Ericameria nausiosus Sunflower (Asteraceae) Shrub
Ragweed, Woolly Fruit Bur Ragweed Ambrosia eriocentra Sunflower (Asteraceae) Shrub
Ragwort, Smooth Threadleaf Ragwort Senecio flaccidus Sunflower (Asteraceae) Subshrub
Ratany, Littleleaf Ratany Krameria erecta Ratany (Krameriaceae) Shrub
Ratany, White Ratany Krameria grayi Ratany (Krameriaceae) Shrub
Rose, Wild Rose Rosa woodsii Rose (Rosaceae) Shrub
Sage, Purple Sage Salvia dorrii Mint (Lamiaceae) Shrub
Sagebrush Artemisia spp. Sunflower (Compositae) Shrub
Sagebrush, Big Sagebrush Artemisia tridentata Sunflower (Asteraceae) Shrub
Sagebrush, Michaux's Sagebrush Artemisia michauxiana Sunflower (Asteraceae) Shrub
Saltbush, Desert-holly Atriplex hymenelytra Goosefoot (Chenopodiaceae) Shrub
Saltbush, Fourwing Saltbush Atriplex canescens Goosefoot (Chenopodiaceae) Shrub
Saltbush, Quailbush Atriplex lentiformis Goosefoot (Chenopodiaceae) Shrub
Saltbush, Shadscale (Desert Saltbush) Atriplex confertifolia Goosefoot (Chenopodiaceae) Shrub
Sandpaper Bush Mortonia utahensis Staff-Tree (Celastraceae) Shrub
Sandpaper Plant, Parrys Sandpaper Plant Petalonyx parryi Loasa (Loasaceae) Shrub
Sandpaper Plant, Shinyleaf Sandpaper Plant Petalonyx nitidus Loasa (Loasaceae) Shrub
Sandpaper Plant, Thurber's Sandpaper Plant Petalonyx thurberi Loasa (Loasaceae) Shrub
Seep Willow Baccharis salicifolia Sunflower (Asteraceae) Shrub
Senna, Desert Senna Senna armata Legume (Fabaceae) Shrub
Serviceberry, Utah Serviceberry Amelanchier utahensis Rose (Rosaceae) Shrub
Silktassel, Ashy Silktassel Garrya flavescens Silk Tassel (Garryaceae) Shrub
Silverbush, Narrowleaf Silverbush Argythamnia lanceolata Spurge (Euphorbiaceae) Subshrub
Silverbush, Yuma Silverbush Argythamnia serrata Spurge (Euphorbiaceae) Subshrub
Skunkbush Sumac Rhus trilobata Sumac or Cashew (Anacardiaceae) Shrub
Snowberry, Desert Snowberry Symphoricarpos longiflorus Honeysuckle (Caprifoliaceae) Shrub
Stingbush, Desert Stingbush (Rock Nettle) Eucnide urens Loasa (Loasaceae) Shrub
Sweetbush Bebbia juncea Sunflower (Asteraceae) Shrub
Tobacco, Desert Tobacco Nicotiana obtusifolia Nightshade Shrub
Turpentinebroom (Thamnosma) Thamnosma montana Rue (Rutaceae) Shrub
Winterfat Krascheninnikovia lanata Goosefoot (Chenopodiaceae) Shrub
Wirelettuce, Brownplume Wirelettuce Stephanomeria pauciflora Sunflower (Asteraceae) Subshrub
Wirelettuce, Prickly Wirelettuce Pleiacanthus spinosus Sunflower (Asteraceae) Subshrub
Yerba Santa, Narrow-leaved Yerba Santa Eriodictyon angustifolium Waterleaf (Hydrophyllaceae) Shrub

Note: Common names generally follow the USDA database. All distances, elevations, and other facts are approximate.
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