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Chilopsis linearisDesert willow
Flowering willow
Willow-leaved catalpa
Willowleaf catalpa
Bow willow
Flor de mimbre
Chamaebatiaria millefoliumDesert sweet
Tansy bush
Clematis ligusticifoliaWestern white clematis
Virgin's bower
Pepper vine
Hierba de chivo
Commelina dianthifoliaBird-bill dayflower
Birdbill dayflower
Coursetia glandulosaCoursetia
Rosary baby-bonnets
Rosary babybonnets
Crossosoma bigeloviiCrossosoma
Ragged rockflower
Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa var. acanthocarpaBuckhorn cholla
Staghorn cholla
Cylindropuntia bigeloviiTeddybear cholla
Cylindropuntia leptocaulisTasajillo
Christmas cactus
Pencil cactus
Christmas cholla
Desert Christmas cactus
Dasiphora fruticosa ssp. floribundaShrubby cinquefoil
Golden hardhack
Dalea greggiiGregg dalea
Gregg's prairie clover
Trailing indigo bush
Indigo bush
Dalea purpurea var. purpureaPurple prairie clover
Violet prairie clover
Dasylirion wheeleriCommon sotol
Desert Spoon
Desert candle
Delphinium parishiiDesert larkspur
Ocean-blue larkspur
Paleface delphinium
Delphinium scaposumBare-stem larkspur
Tall mountain larkspur
Dichelostemma capitatum ssp. capitatumBluedicks
Wild hyacinth
Distichlis spicataSaltgrass
Coastal salt grass
Inland salt-grass
Dodonaea viscosaFlorida hopbush
Hopseed bush
Switch sorrel
Varnish leaf
Echinocereus engelmanniiEngelmann's hedgehog cactus
Saints cactus
Hedgehog cactus
Strawberry cactus
Strawberry hedgehog cactus
Purple torch
Elymus lanceolatus ssp. lanceolatusStream bank wheatgrass
Thickspike wheatgrass
Wild rye
Elymus trachycaulus ssp. trachycaulusSlender wheatgrass
Erysimum capitatumSand-dune wallflower
Western wallflower
Prairie rocket
Eriogonum fasciculatumEastern Mojave Buckwheat
Eastern Mojave Wild Buckwheat
California Buckwheat
Flattop Buckwheat
Erythrina flabelliformisChilicote
Indian bean
Eragrostis intermediaPlains lovegrass
Eriogonum inflatumDesert Trumpet
Indian Pipeweed
Bottle Stopper
Ericameria nauseosa ssp. nauseosa var. nauseosaRabbitbrush
Rubber rabbitbrush
Eriogonum racemosumRedroot Buckwheat
Red-root Wild Buckwheat
Eschscholzia californica ssp. mexicanaMexican gold poppy
California poppy
Fallugia paradoxaApache plume
Ferocactus cylindraceus var. cylindraceusCalifornia barrel cactus
Fendlera rupicolaCliff fendlerbush
False mock-orange
Ferocactus wislizeniCandy barrel
Candy barrel cactus
Fishhook barrel cactus
Southwestern barrel cactus
Fouquieria splendensOcotillo
Devil's walking stick
Fremontodendron californicumCalifornia flannelbush
Northern flannelbush
Northern fremontia
California slippery elm
Fraxinus velutinaArizona ash
Velvet ash
Desert ash
Leatherleaf ash
Smooth ash
Modesto ash
Toumey ash
Standley ash
Gaillardia arizonicaArizona blanketflower
Gaillardia pinnatifidaRed dome blanketflower
Yellow gaillardia
Blanket flower
Gaillardia pulchellaIndian Blanket
Girasol rojo
Geum triflorumOld man's whiskers
Prairie smoke
Purple avens
Glandularia bipinnatifida var. bipinnatifidaPrairie verbena
Purple prairie verbena
Dakota mock vervain
Dakota vervain
Glandularia gooddingiiSouthwestern mock vervain
Pink verbena
Southwestern vervain
Goodding's verbena
Mojave verbena
Hesperocyparis arizonicaArizona cypress
Cedro blanco
Hedysarum borealeUtah sweetvetch
Boreal sweet-vetch
Northern sweetvetch
Hesperostipa comata ssp. comataNeedle and thread
Heliomeris multiflora var. multifloraShowy false goldeneye
Showy goldeneye
Heuchera rubescens var. versicolorAlumroot
Pink alumroot
Heuchera sanguineaCoralbells
New Mexican coralbells
Arizona coralbells
Hesperocallis undulataAjo lily
Desert lily
Hilaria belangeri var. belangeriCurly-mesquite
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