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Plants found on the grounds of Cave Creek Ranch

  Pine Family

  • Mexican Pinyon Pine (Pinus cembroides)
  • Chihuahaun Pine (Pinus leiophylla)

  Cypress Family

  • Arizona Cypress (Cupressus arizonica)
  • Aligator Juniper (Juniperus deppeana)
  • One-seed Juniper (Juniperus monosperma)

  Grass Family

  • Squirrel Tail (Sitation hystrix)
  • Sand Dropseed (Sporobolus cryptandrus)
  • Cane Beardgrass (Bothriochloa barbinodis)
  • Wolftail (Lycurus phleoides)
  • Sideoats Grama (Bouteloua curtipendula)
  • Blue Grama (Bouteloua gracilis)
  • Plains Lovegrass (Eragrostis intermedia)
  • Green Sprangletop (Leptochloa dubia)
  • Pinyon Ricegrass (Piptochaetium fimbriatum)
  • Foxtail Barley (Hordeum jubatum)
  • Bamboo sp.

  Agave Family

  • Palmer Agave (Agave palmeri)
  • Bergrass (Nolina microcarpa)
  • Madrean Yucca (Yucca madrensis)

  Willow Family

  • Coyote Willow (Salix exigua)

  Walnut Family

  • Arizona Walnut (Juglans major)

  Beech Family

  • Arizona White Oak (Quercus arizonica)
  • Emory Oak (Quercus emoryi)
  • Silverleaf Oak (Quercus hypoleucoides)
  • Wavyleaf Oak (Quercus undulata)

  Elm Family

  • Netleaf Hackberry (Celtis reticulata)
  • Siberian Elm (Ulmus pumila)

  Poppy Family

  • Prickly Poppy (Argemone hispidus)

  Mustard Family

  • Tansy Mustard (Descurania sp.)
  • London Rocket (Sisymbrium irio)
  • Western Wallflower (Erysimum capitatum)
  • Gordon's Bladderpod (Lesquerella gordonii)

  Plane Tree Family

  • Arizona Sycamore (Platanus wrightii)

  Snapdragon Family

  • Twining Snapdragon (Maurandya antirrhiniflora)
  • Owl Clover (Orthocarpus purposascens)
  • Arizona Penstemon (Penstemon pseudospectabilis)

  Bignonia Family

  • Desert Willow (Chilopsis linearis)

  Honeysuckle Family

  • Elderberry (Sambucus mexicanus)

  Mint Family

  • Horehound (Marrubium vulgare)
  • Chia (Salvia columbariae)
  • Scarlet Sage (Stachys coccinea)

  Pea Family

  • Gregg's Catclaw (Acacia greggii)
  • Wait-a-minute Bush (Mimosa biuncifera)
  • Mesquite (Prosopis juliflora)
  • Bushy Tick-clover (Desmodium batocaulon)
  • False Indigo (Amorpha fruticosa)
  • Vetch or Locoweed (Vicia spp)
  • New Mexico Locust (Robinia neomexicana)
  • Redbud (Arbutus arizonica)

  Flax Family

  • Flax (Linum lewisii)

  Sumac Family

  • Mearn's Sumac (Rhus choriophylla)
  • Poispn Ivy (Rhus radicans)
  • Squaw Bush (Rhus trilobata)
  • Littleleaf Sumac (Rhus microphylla)

  Maple Family

  • Big-tooth Maple (Acer grandidentatum)
  • Box Elder (Acer negundo)

  Soapberry Family

  • Western Soapberry (Sapindus saponaria)

  Grape Family

  • Canyon Grape (Vitis arizonica)

  Mallow Family

  • Globe Mallow (Sphaeralcea ambigua)

 Cactus Family

  • Engelman Prickly Pear (Opuntia phaeacantha discata)
  • Cane Cholla (Opituna spinosior)

  Evening Primrose Family

  • Bottle Evening Primrose (Oenothera primiveris)

  Silk Tassel Family

  • Wright's Silk Tassel (Garrya wrightii)

  Heather Family

  • Point-leaf Manzanita (Arctostaphylos pungens)

  Pomegranate Family

  • Pomegranate (Punica granatum)

  Waterleaf Family

  • Desert Bluebell (Phacelia campanularia)
  • Scorpionweed (Phacelia crenulata)

  Verbena Family

  • Wright's Verbena (Verberna wrightii)

  Sunflower Family

  • Desert Marigold (Baileya multiradiata)
  • Rabbitbrush (Chrysothamnus nauseosus)
  • New Mexico Thistle (Cirsium neomexicanum)
  • Turpentine Brush (Haplopappus laricifolius)
  • Fleabane (Erigeron sp.)
  • Slender Gallardia (Gallardia pinnatifida)
  • Machaeranthera (Machaeranthera asteroides glandulosa)
  • Threadleaf Groundsel (Senecio longilobus)
  • Telegraph Plant (Heterotheca subaxillaris?)
  • Yellow Goatsbeard (Tragopogon dubius)
  • Arizona Thistle (Cirsium arizonica)

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