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Scientific name:
Common name:

Example: Enter "lob" in the common name field and you'll get all our species that have "lobelia" in the common name, as well as "sharp-lobed hepatica".
Arrowhead: Common Arrowhead, Arrowleaf, Burhead, Wapato, Duck-potato, Broadleaf Arrowhead
Sagittaria latifolia*
Sagittaria latifolia*
(Native) Family: Alismataceae - Water-plantain family
Beardtongue: Hot-rock Penstemon, Scabland penstemon, Hot-rock Beardtongue
Penstemon deustus*
Penstemon deustus*
(Native) Family: Plantaginaceae - Plantain family
Bee Plant: Rocky Mountain Bee Plant, Stinking Clover, Skunk Weed, Navajo Spinach
Peritoma serrulata*
Peritoma serrulata*
(Native) Family: Cleomaceae - Spiderflower Family
Beggarticks: Shepherd's Needles ,Spanish Needles, Romerillo, Common Beggar's-tick, Hairy Beggarticks, Cobbler's Pegs
Bidens pilosa*
Bidens pilosa*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae - Aster family
Bellflower: Bluebell Bellflower, Bluebell, Harebell, Bluebell-of-Scotland, Blue Rain Flower, Heathbells, Witches Thimbles
Campanula rotundifolia*
Campanula rotundifolia*
(Native) Family: Campanulaceae - Bellflower family
Bittercress: Hairy Bittercress, Hoary Bittercress
Cardamine hirsuta*
Cardamine hirsuta*
(Introduced) Family: Brassicaceae - Mustard family
Blackberry: Thimbleberry, Western Thimbleberry, Salmonberry, Mountain Sorrel, White Flowering Raspberry, Western Thimble Raspberry
Rubus parviflorus*
Rubus parviflorus*
(Native) Family: Rosaceae - Rose family
Blue Eyed Mary: Blue-eyed Mary, Maiden Blue Eyed Mary, Smallflower Blue Eyed Mary
Collinsia parviflora*
Collinsia parviflora*
(Native) Family: Plantaginaceae - Plantain family
Broomrape: One-flowered Broomrape ; One-flowered Cancer Root, Ghostpipe, Naked Broomrape
Orobanche uniflora*
Orobanche uniflora*
(Native) Family: Orobanchaceae - Broom-rape family
Bugbane: Tassel Rue, False Bugbane, Carolina Bugbane
Trautvetteria caroliniensis*
Trautvetteria caroliniensis*
(Native) Family: Ranunculaceae - Buttercup family
Buttonbush: Buttonbush, Common Buttonbush, Button Ball, Riverbush, Honey-bells, Button Willow
Cephalanthus occidentalis*
Cephalanthus occidentalis*
(Native) Family: Rubiaceae - Madder family
Catchfly: White Campion, White Cockle, Evening Lychnis
Silene latifolia*
Silene latifolia*
(Introduced) Family: Caryophyllaceae - Pink family
Cliffrose, Bitterbrush: Stansbury's Cliffrose, Cliff Rose, Quininebush
Purshia stansburiana*
Purshia stansburiana*
(Native) Family: Rosaceae - Rose family
Clover: White Clover
Trifolium repens
Trifolium repens
(Introduced) Family: Fabaceae - Pea family
Clover: Woolly Head Clover, Hairy Head Clover, Cascade Clover, Cusickís Clover, Martinís Clover, Fuzzyleaf CloverDicot Perennial
Trifolium eriocephalum*
Trifolium eriocephalum*
(Native) Family: Fabaceae - Pea family
Daisy: Oxeye Daisy
Chrysanthemum leucanthemum
Chrysanthemum leucanthemum
(Introduced) Family: Asteraceae - Aster family
Death Camas: Foothill Death Camas, Foothills Deathcamas, Panicled Death Camas, Sand-corn
Toxicoscordion paniculatum*
Toxicoscordion paniculatum*
(Native) Family: Melanthiaceae - False-Hellebore Family
Dogwood: Red-osier Dogwood, Western Dogwood, American Dogwood
Cornus sericea*
Cornus sericea*
(Native) Family: Cornaceae - Dogwood family
Elderberry: Common Elderberry, American Elderberry, American Black Elderberry
Sambucus nigra ssp. canadensis*
Sambucus nigra ssp. canadensis*
(Native) Family: Adoxaceae - Muskroot Family
Elderberry: Western Blue Elder, Blue Elderberry
Sambucus nigra ssp. cerulea*
Sambucus nigra ssp. cerulea*
(Native) Family: Adoxaceae - Muskroot Family
Elderberry: Red Elderberry, Red Elder, Rocky Mountain Elder, Scarlet Elderberry
Sambucus racemosa*
Sambucus racemosa*
(Native) Family: Adoxaceae - Muskroot Family
Eyelashweed: Rough Eyelashweed, Blepharipappus, Rough Blepharipappus
Blepharipappus scaber*
Blepharipappus scaber*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae - Aster family
False-buckwheat: Japanese Knotweed, Crimson Beauty, Mexican bamboo, Japanese Fleece Flower, Reynoutria
Fallopia japonica*
Fallopia japonica*
(Introduced) Family: Polygonaceae - Buckwheat family
Fleabane: Eastern daisy fleabane
Erigeron annuus*
Erigeron annuus*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae - Aster family
Fleabane: Philadelphia Fleabane
Erigeron philadelphicus*
Erigeron philadelphicus*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae - Aster family
Fleabane: Prairie Fleabane, Lesser Daisy Fleabane
Erigeron strigosus*
Erigeron strigosus*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae - Aster family
Fogfruit: Fogfruit, Lanceleaf Fogfruit, Northern Fogfruit
Phyla lanceolata*
Phyla lanceolata*
(Native) Family: Verbenaceae - Verbena family
Geranium: Carolina Geranium, Carolina Cranesbill
Geranium carolinianum*
Geranium carolinianum*
(Native) Family: Geraniaceae - Geranium family
Germander: American Germander, Wood Sage, Canada Germander
Teucrium canadense*
Teucrium canadense*
(Native) Family: Lamiaceae - Mint family
Goatsbeard: Goatsbeard, Eastern Goatsbeard, Brideís Feathers
Aruncus dioicus*
Aruncus dioicus*
(Native) Family: Rosaceae - Rose family
Hedge Parsley: Spreading Hedge Parsley, Field Hedge Parsley, Common Hedge Parsley
Torilis arvensis*
Torilis arvensis*
(Introduced) Family: Apiaceae - Carrot family
Honeysuckle: Japanese Honeysuckle
Lonicera japonica*
Lonicera japonica*
(Introduced) Family: Caprifoliaceae - Honeysuckle family
Indian Pipe: Indian Pipe, Ghost Flower, Ghost Plant
Monotropa uniflora*
Monotropa uniflora*
(Native) Family: Monotropaceae - Indian Pipe family
Ipomopsis: Scarlet Gilia, Scarlet Skyrocket, Scarlet Trumpet, Skunk Flower
Ipomopsis aggregata*
Ipomopsis aggregata*
(Native) Family: Polemoniaceae - Phlox family
Jacob's Ladder: Showy Jacobís Ladder, Jacobís Ladder, Skunky Polemonium, Skunkleaf Polemonium
Polemonium pulcherrimum*
Polemonium pulcherrimum*
(Native) Family: Polemoniaceae - Phlox family
Jimsonweed: Jimsonweed, Jamestown Weed, Mad Apple, Moon Flower, Stinkwort, Thorn Apple, Devil's Trumpet
Datura stramonium*
Datura stramonium*
(Introduced) Family: Solanaceae - Potato family
Jimsonweed: Sacred Datura, Sacred Thorn-apple, Indian Apple, Angel Trumpet
Datura wrightii*
Datura wrightii*
(Native) Family: Solanaceae - Potato family
Knapweed: Bachelorís Button, Bluebottle, Cornflower, Garden Cornflower
Centaurea cyanus*
Centaurea cyanus*
(Introduced) Family: Asteraceae - Aster family
Ladyslipper: Yellow Ladyslipper, Lesser Yellow Ladyís Slipper, Greater Yellow Ladyís Slipper, Small Flowered Yellow Ladyís Slipper
Cypripedium parviflorum*
Cypripedium parviflorum*
(Native) Family: Orchidaceae - Orchid family
Leather Flower: Sweet Autumn Clematis, Sweet Autumn Virginsbower, Leatherleaf Clematis, Yam-leaved Clematis
Clematis terniflora*
Clematis terniflora*
(Introduced) Family: Ranunculaceae - Buttercup family
Leather Flower: Western Clematis, Western White Clematis, Western Virgin's Bower, Creek Clematis, Old Man's Beard, Pepper Vine
Clematis ligusticifolia*
Clematis ligusticifolia*
(Native) Family: Ranunculaceae - Buttercup family
Lopseed: Lopseed, American Lopseed
Phryma leptostachya*
Phryma leptostachya*
(Native) Family: Phrymaceae - Lopseed Family
Lotus: American Lotus, Water Lotus, Water Chinquapin, Yellow Lotus
Nelumbo lutea*
Nelumbo lutea*
(Native) Family: Nelumbonaceae Ė Indian lotus
Mariposa Lily: Bruneau Mariposa Lily, Pinyon Mariposa
Calochortus bruneaunis*
Calochortus bruneaunis*
(Native) Family: Liliaceae - Lily family
Mayflower: False Solomon's Seal, Feathery False Lily of the Valley, Solomon's Plume
Maianthemum racemosum*
Maianthemum racemosum*
(Native) Family: Liliaceae - Lily family
Mayflower: Starry False Solomonís Seal, Starry False Lily of the Valley, Starflower False Solomon's Seal Star-flowered Solomonís Plume
Maianthemum stellatum*
Maianthemum stellatum*
(Native) Family: Liliaceae - Lily family
Mayweed: Mayweed, Stinking Chamomile, Dog Fennel
Anthemis cotula
Anthemis cotula
(Introduced) Family: Asteraceae - Aster family
Meadow-rue: Western Meadow-rue, Western Meadowrue, Meadow Rue
Thalictrum occidentale
Thalictrum occidentale
(Native) Family: Ranunculaceae - Buttercup family
Milkvetch: Canada Milkvetch, Little Rattlepod
Astragalus canadensis*
Astragalus canadensis*
(Native) Family: Fabaceae - Pea family
Mimosa: Silk Tree, Mimosa
Albizia julibrissin
Albizia julibrissin
(Introduced) Family: Fabaceae - Pea family
Mock Orange: Lewisí Mock Orange, Indian Arrowhead, Syringa
Philadelphus lewisii
Philadelphus lewisii
(Native) Family: Hydrangeaceae - Hydrangea family
Morning Glory: Hedge Bindweed, Hedge False Bindweed
Calystegia sepium*
Calystegia sepium*
(Native) Family: Convolvulaceae - Morning-glory family
Morning Glory: Small White Morning Glory, Whitestar, Pitted Morningglory
Ipomoea lacunosa*
Ipomoea lacunosa*
(Native) Family: Convolvulaceae - Morning-glory family
Mullein: Moth Mullein
Verbascum blattaria
Verbascum blattaria
(Introduced) Family: Scrophulariaceae - Figwort family
Nightshade: Carolina Horse Nettle, Bull Nettle, Devil's Tomato
Solanum carolinense
Solanum carolinense
(Native) Family: Solanaceae - Potato family
Onion: Tapertip Onion, Hookerís Onion
Allium acuminatum*
Allium acuminatum*
(Native) Family: Amaryllidaceae - Amaryllis family
Pearly Everlasting: Pearly Everlasting, Western Pearly Everlasting
Anaphalis margaritacea*
Anaphalis margaritacea*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae - Aster family
Phacelia: Silverleaf Phacelia, Timberline Phacelia, Mountain Phacelia
Phacelia hastata*
Phacelia hastata*
(Native) Family: Hydrophyllaceae - Waterleaf family
Phlox: Spreading Phlox
Phlox diffusa*
Phlox diffusa*
(Native) Family: Polemoniaceae - Phlox family
Pincushion: Dusty Maidens, Douglas' Dustymaiden, Chaenactis, Douglas False Yarrow
Chaenactis douglasii*
Chaenactis douglasii*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae - Aster family
Plantain: Narrowleaf Plantain, English Plantain, Buckhorn, Lanceleaf Plantain, Ribwort, Buckhorn, Ribgrass
Plantago lanceolata
Plantago lanceolata
(Introduced) Family: Plantaginaceae - Plantain family
Plantain: Virginia Plantain, Dwarf Plantain, Southern Plantain, Hoary Plantain, Paleseed Indianwheat
Plantago virginica*
Plantago virginica*
(Native) Family: Plantaginaceae - Plantain family
Plum: Chokecherry, Western Chokecherry, Black Chokecherry
Prunus virginiana*
Prunus virginiana*
(Native) Family: Rosaceae - Rose family
Pokeweed: American Pokeweed, Pokeberry, Inkberry, Poke Sallet
Phytolacca americana*
Phytolacca americana*
(Native) Family: Phytolaccaceae - Pokeweed family
Queen Anne's Lace: Queen Anne's Lace, Wild Carrot
Daucus carota*
Daucus carota*
(Introduced) Family: Apiaceae - Carrot family
Rose : Multiflora Rose
Rosa multiflora*
Rosa multiflora*
(Introduced) Family: Rosaceae - Rose family
Rose: Dog Rose, Dog Brier, Common Briar
Rosa canina*
Rosa canina*
(Introduced) Family: Rosaceae - Rose family
Rosemallow: Swamp Rose Mallow, Crimsoneyed Rosemallow, Marshmallow, Woolly Rose Mallow, Hairy-fruited Hibiscus
Hibiscus moscheutos*
Hibiscus moscheutos*
(Native) Family: Malvaceae - Mallow family
Serviceberry, Juneberry, Shadbush: Utah Serviceberry, Pale Serviceberry, Western Serviceberry
Amelanchier utahensis*
Amelanchier utahensis*
(Native) Family: Rosaceae - Rose family
Smartweed: Dotted Smartweed, Dotted Knotweed, Water Smartweed
Persicaria punctata*
Persicaria punctata*
(Native) Family: Polygonaceae - Buckwheat family
Spring Beauty: Minerís Lettuce, Indian Lettuce, Winter Purslane
Claytonia perfoliata*
Claytonia perfoliata*
(Native) Family: Portulacaceae - Purslane family
Spring Beauty: Lanceleaf Spring Beauty, Western Spring Beauty
Claytonia lanceolata*
Claytonia lanceolata*
(Native) Family: Portulacaceae - Purslane family
Starwort: Common Chickweed
Stellaria media*
Stellaria media*
(Introduced) Family: Caryophyllaceae - Pink family
Strawberry: Virginia Strawberry, Wild Strawberry
Fragaria virginiana
Fragaria virginiana
(Native) Family: Rosaceae - Rose family
Sweetclover: Yellow Sweetclover, Yellow Melilot, Common Melilot, Field Melilot, Cornilla Real, White Sweetclover
Melilotus officinalis*
Melilotus officinalis*
(Introduced) Family: Fabaceae - Pea family
Sweetclover: White Sweetclover, White Melilot, Honey-Clover, Bokhara Clover
Melilotus albus*
Melilotus albus*
(Introduced) Family: Fabaceae - Pea family
Teasel: Teasel, Indian Teasel, Fullerís Teasel
Dipsacus sativus*
Dipsacus sativus*
(Introduced) Family: Dipsacaceae - Teasel family
Tridax: Coatbuttons, Tridax Daisy, Tridax, Cadillo Chisaca
Tridax procumbens*
Tridax procumbens*
(Introduced) Family: Asteraceae - Aster family
Trillium: Western Trillium, Western White Trillium, Pacific Trillium, Oettingerís Trillium
Trillium ovatum*
Trillium ovatum*
(Native) Family: Liliaceae - Lily family
Trumpet Flower: Large Flowered Collomia, Grand Collomia, Mountain Collomia
Collomia grandiflora*
Collomia grandiflora*
(Native) Family: Polemoniaceae - Phlox family
Trumpet Flower: Narrowleaf Collomia, Tiny Trumpet, Narrow-leaf Mountain Trumpet
Collomia linearis*
Collomia linearis*
(Native) Family: Polemoniaceae - Phlox family
Waterleaf: Ballhead Waterleaf, Cat's Breeches, Dwarf Waterleaf
Hydrophyllum capitatum
Hydrophyllum capitatum
(Native) Family: Hydrophyllaceae - Waterleaf family
Waterlily: American White Water Lily, Fragrant Water Lily, White Water Lily
Nymphaea odorata
Nymphaea odorata
(Native) Family: Nymphaeaceae - Water-lily family
Woodland-star: Smallflower Woodland-star
Lithophragma parviflorum
Lithophragma parviflorum
(Native) Family: Saxifragaceae - Saxifrage family
Yarrow: Common Yarrow, Milfoil
Achillea millefolium*
Achillea millefolium*
(Native) Family: Asteraceae - Aster family

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Updated Feb 6, 2017