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Wildflower Guide - white

(mostly white)

 
white amole soap root kh dscn1274Amole, Soap Root
Chlorogalum pomeridianum var. pomeridianum
 
Family: Agavaceae 
Blooms: May - July
 
Photo: Kevin Hinsta

carpenteria californica mjw dsc04221Anemone, Bush Anemone,
Tree-Anemone

Carpenteria californica

Family: Hydrangeaceae
Blooms: May - August 




arctostaphylos glauca mjw dscn3478Bigberry Manzanita, Great-berried Manzanita
Arctostaphylos glauca

Family: Ericaceae 
Blooms: November - March





lewisia rediviva bitter root rkBitter Root
Lewisia rediviva var. rediviva

Family: Portulacaceae
Blooms: April - June

Photo: Ruth Ann Kishi

white blue dicks2 mjw dscn2413Blue Dicks - white form
Dichelostemma capitatum ssp. capitatum

Family: Themidaceae
Blooms: February - May

sambucus nigra khBlue Elderberry
Sambucus nigra ssp. caerulea

Family: Adoxaceae
Blooms: March - June

Photo: Kevin Hinsta
buck brush mjw p1010120bhBuck Brush
Ceanothus cuneatus var. cuneatus

Family: Rhamnaceae
Blooms: February - April

narcissus tazetta mjw dscn3564scBunch-Flowered Narcissus
Narcissus tazetta

Family: Amaryllidaceae
Blooms: January - February
 
logfia filaginoides kuCalifornia Cotton Rose, California Fluffweed
Logfia filaginoides

Family: Adoxaceae
Blooms: March - May

Photo: iNaturalist - Ken-ichi Ueda

plantago erecta california dwarf plantain mw dscn4096scjCalifornia Dwarf Plantain
Plantago erecta

Family: Plantaginaceae
Blooms: February - April



Cmicranthes californica mjw dscn3520scalifornia Saxifrage
Micranthes californica

Family: 
Saxifragaceae
Blooms: 
February - April
stellaria media mjwCommon Chickweed
Stellaria media

Family: Caryophyllaceae
Blooms: 
February - March

silk tassel bush mjw dscn2301Coast Silk-Tassel, Silk Tassel Bush
Garrya elliptica

Family: 
Garryaceae
Blooms: 
March
 
lepidium nitidum mjw dscn2507lepidium nitidum mjw 20160314Common Peppergrass, Shining Peppergrass
Lepidium nitidum
 
Family: 
Brassicaceae
Blooms: 
January - March
 
arctostaphylos manzanita ssp. laevigata 5 khContra Costa Manzanita
Arctostaphylos manzanita ssp. laevigata

Family: Ericaceae
Blooms: 
January - February

Photo: Kevin Hinsta

female baccharis pilularis3 khCoyote Bush - female
Baccharis pilularis ssp. consanguinea
 
Family: 
Asteraceae
Blooms: 
August - November


Photo: Kevin Hinsta
 
phacelia distans dscn3811scFern Phacelia, Distant Phacelia
Phacelia distans
 

Family: 
Asteraceae
Blooms: 
April - June
 
white fremont lily mw dsc04151Fremont Star Lily, Star Zigadene
Toxicoscordion fremontii
 

Family: Melanthiaceae
Blooms: March - April

 
galium aparine khGoosegrass Bedstraw
Galium aparine 

Family: Rubiaceae
Blooms: March - June

 

Photo: 
Kevin Hinsta

cardamine oligosperma mjw dscn3721scHill Cress
Cardamine oligosperma
 
Family: 
Brassicaceae
Blooms: February - April
 
hill star lithophragma heterophyllum sb img 2621Hill Star
Lithophragma heterophyllum
 

Family: Saxifragaceae

Blooms: 
March - May
 
Photo: Steve Beatty
lace pod mjw dsc03735thysanocarpus curvipes lacepod flower mw dscn3866scLacepod, Fringepod
Thysanocarpus curvipes 

Family: Brassicaceae

Blooms: 
March - June 
 
marah fabaceus khMan Root, Wild Cucumber
Marah fabaceus

Family: Cucurbitaceae

Blooms: March - April

Photo: Kevin Hinsta

cardamine californica khMilk Maid, Tooth Wort
Cardamine californica

Family: Brassicaceae
Blooms: 
January - April

miners lettuce mjw lr dscn3481Miner's Lettuce
Claytonia perfoliata ssp. perfoliata

Family: Montiaceae
Blooms: 
February - May

calochortus umbellatus khOakland Star Tulip
Calochortus umbellatus

Family: Liliaceae

Blooms: March - May

Photo: Kevin Hinsta
dscf3208a oso berry full jcoso berry flower oemleria cerasiformis mjw dscn3740Oso Berry
(Oemleria cerasiformis)

Family:
 
Rosaceae

Blooms: 
February - March

 
Photos: Joyce Chin, Mike Woodring

popcorn flower plagiobothrys nothofulvus mjw dscn2416Popcorn Flower, White Forget-me-nots, Foothill Snowdrops
Plagiobothrys nothofulvus
 
Family: Boraginaceae
Blooms: March - April
scandix pecten-veneris shepherds needle mw dscn2498scShepherd's Needle
Scandix pecten-veneris

Family: Apiaceae
Blooms: March - April


shepherds purse mjw dscn3687-9bcShepherd's Purse
Capsella bursa-pastoris

Family: 
Brassicaceae
Blooms: 
February - April

draba verna khSpring Whitlow Grass
Draba verna

Family: Brassicaceae

Blooms: February - April


Photo: 
Kevin Hinsta

cerastium glomeratum sticky mouse-ear chickweed mw dscn4051scmSticky Mouse-ear Chickweed
Cerastium glomeratum

Family: 
Caryophyllaceae
Blooms: 
March - June


nemophila heterophylla mjw dscn3691White Nemophila
Nemophila heterophylla

Family: Boraginaceae
Blooms: 
March - April
 
lithophragma affine woodland star mw dscn3960Woodland Star
Lithophragma affine 

Family: Saxifragaceae
Blooms: 
March - April
 

achillea millefolium khYarrow
 
Achillea millefolium
 
Family: 
Asteraceae
Blooms: March - April
 
Photo:
 Kevin Hinsta
yerba santa white spring mjwYerba Santa

Eriodictyon californicum

Family: Boraginaceae
Blooms: 
April - June