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Wildflower Identification Guide

This wildflower photo guide is intended to help you identify the wildflowers that you may see in Mount Diablo State Park throughout the blooming season. The wildflowers are categorized by color.
Select a color category below. The common names of the plants are in alphabetical order. Some plants are known by more than one common name, so be sure to scroll down the list if you are seeking a specific name.

 

What's Blooming on Mount Diablo this month.
GRAND TOTAL 117
COLOR COMMON NAME  COUNT
BLUE-PURPLE   25
  Arroyo Lupine  
  Baby Blue Eyes  
  Bird's Eye Gilia  
  Black Sage  
  Blue Dicks  
  Blue Skullcap  
  Blue Witch, Nightshade  
  Blue-eyed Grass  
  Blue-eyed Mary, Spinster's Blue Eyed Mary  
  Chaparral Broomrape, Tuberous Broomrape  
  Dove Lupine  
  Greater Periwinkle  
  Hillside Pea, Pacifc Pea, Woodland Pea  
  Hound's Tongue  
  Jim Brush  
  Mount Diablo Jewel Flower  
  Padre's Shooting Star, Shooting Star  
  Purple Mouse Ears  
  Purple Sanicle, Shoe Buttons  
  Purplespot Gilia, Grassland Gilia  
  Royal Larkspur  
  Silver Bush Lupine, Silver Lupine  
  Spreading Larkspur  
  Spreading Phacelia  
  Tomcat Clover  
     
RED-PINK   29
  Brewer's Calandrinia  
  Brewer's Rockcress  
  Broadleaf Filaree, Grape Storksbill, Long-beaked Filaree  
  Candy Stripe, Claytonia  
  Chaparral Currant  
  Clasping Henbit, Henbit  
  Cut-leaf Geranium  
  Dwarf Sack Clover  
  Fuchsia Flowering Gooseberry  
  Giant Trillium  
  Grassland Gilia, Purplespot Gilia  
  Hill Gooseberry, Hillside Gooseberry  
  Indian Paintbrush  
  Indian Warrior  
  Long Spurred Plectritis  
  Mount Diablo Manzanita  
  Owl's Clover, Purple Owl's Clover  
  Radish, Wild Radish  
  Red Larkspur, Orange Larkspur  
  Red Maids  
  Red Sand-spurry, Small-flower Catchfly  
  Redstem Filaree  
  Rose Clover  
  Scarlet Pimpernel  
  Short Spurred Plectritis  
  Slender Phlox, Annual Phlox  
  Spring Vetch  
  Winter Vetch  
  Woolly Paintbrush, Woolly Painted Cup  
 
WHITE   29
  Blue Dicks (white form)  
  Blue Elderberry  
  Blue-eyed Grass (white form)  
  Blue-eyed Mary (white form), Few-flowered Collinsia  
  Buck Brush  
  California Cotton Rose, California Fluffweed  
  California Dwarf Plantain  
  California Saxifrage  
  Chickweed  
  Coast Silk-Tassel, Silk Tassel Bush  
  Common Peppergrass, Shining Peppergrass  
  Fremont Star Lily, Star Zigadene  
  Goosegrass Bedstraw  
  Hill Cress  
  Hill Star, Woodland Star  
  Hopbush  
  Lacepod, Hairy Fringepod  
  Man Root, Wild Cucumber  
  Milk Maid, Tooth Wort  
  Miner's Lettuce  
  Oakland Star Tulip  
  Oso Berry  
  Popcorn Flower, White Forget-me-nots, Foothill Snowdrops  
  Shepherd's Needle  
  Shepherd's Purse  
  Spring Whitlow Grass  
  White Nemophila  
  Woodland Star  
  Yarrow  
     
YELLOW/ORANGE   34
  Calf Lotus, California Lotus  
  California Barberry  
  California Bay, California Bay Laurel  
  California Broom, Deer Weed  
  California Bur Clover  
  California Buttercup  
  California Poppy  
  Checker Lily, Mission Bells  
  Clustered Broomrape  
  Common Monkeyflower, Seep Monkeyflower  
  Cream Cups  
  Fiddleneck, Small-flowered  
  Goldfields  
  Great Valley Gumplant, Gumplant, Gumweed  
  Harlequin Flower  
  Johnny Jump-Up  
  Lace Parsnip, Hog Fennel  
  Mountain Violet  
  Mustards  
  Narrowleaf Bush Sunflower, Interior Goldenbush, Narrow-leaf Goldenbush, Shrubby Yellow Aster  
  Oregon Sunshine, Woolly Sunflower  
  Pineapple Weed  
  Poison Oak  
  Poison Sanicle  
  Sacramento Valley Buttercup  
  Scarlet Pimpernel  
  Skunk Bush, Skunkbush  
  Spring Gold, Parsnip Bladder, Common Lomatium  
  Sticky Monkeyflower, Bush Monkeyflower  
  Tuberous Sanicle, Turkey Pea  
  Western Wallflower  
  Winter Cress  
  Woolly Paintbrush, Woolly Painted Cup  
  Yellow Flowered Jewelflower, Yellow California Mustard, Yellow Mustard