Tranquille ER #29 Plant List 2014

Posted April 25, 2015 | Categories : 29,Species List,Warden Reports |

This plant list was submitted by the BC Parks Thompson Grasslands Area Supervisor–Thompson Cariboo Region:  Amanda Roy-Weber.

TREES Pine Ponderosa Pine Pinus ponderosa Aug. 21, 2012 Dead standing trees near fenceline fenceline
          felled by BC Parks Staff
  Pine Interior Douglas-fir Pseudotsuga menziesii var. Oct. 8, 2013  
SHRUBS & SML TREES Rose Prairie Rose Rosa woodsii June 22, 2013 Blooming
  Sunflower Green Rabbit-Brush Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus June 22, 2013 Twigs not not hairy and very brittle. Blooming
  Sunflower Horsebrush Tetradymia canescens June 22, 2013 has only disk-shaped flowers
  Figwort Shrubby Penstemon Penstemon fruticosus June 22, 2013 Blooming
  Cedar Rocky Mountain Juniper Juniperus Scopulorum June 21, 2014  
WILDFLOWERS Sunflower Pussytoes Antennaria May 3, 2013 2 species gone to seed on June 22, 2013.
          Indicates disturbance, overgrazing (Mike Ryan)
  Sunflower Yellow Salsify Tragopogan dubius June 22, 2013 June 22, 2013 Blooming
  Sunflower Brown-eyed Susan Gaillardia aristata June 22, 2013 Blooming
  Sunflower Trailing Daisy Erigeron flagellaris June 22, 2013 Blooming GPS 10 U 0671075 E
          5624894 N
          elevation 617 m Rare in BC
  Sunflower Pasture Sage Artemisia frigida June 22, 2013  
  Sunflower Northern Wormwood Artemisia campestris June 22, 2013  
  Sunflower Tarragon: Dragon Sagewort Artemisia dracunculus Oct. 20, 2014 Plants occurred with both dried and green leaves
  Sunflower Yarrow Achillea millefolium June 22, 2013 Blooming
  Sunflower Slender Hawksbeard Crepis atrabarba June 22, 2013 Blooming
  Sunflower Waxy-leaved Thistle Cirsium undulatum June 22, 2013 Blooming
  Sunflower Thread-leaved Fleabane Erigeron filifolius June 21, 2014 Fleabanes flower in spring/Asters in Fall
  Sunflower Blanket Flower Gaillardia x grandiflora June 21, 2014  
  Sunflower Wire Lettuce Stephanomeria tenuifolia Oct, 8, 2013 Blooming-abundant on North slope/677 m elevation
WILDFLOWERS Pea Milkvetch Astragalus purshil May 3, 2013  
  Pea Milkvetch Astragalus americanus May 3, 2013  
  Pea Weiser Milkvetch Astragalus beckwithii June 22, 2013 Blooming
  Pea Hillside Milkvetch Astragalus collinus June 21, 2014 728 m elevation
  Pea Timber Milkvetch Astralagus miser May 12, 2013  
  Pea Field Locoweed Oxytropis ampestris May 3, 2013  
  Pea White Sweet-clover Melilotus alba June 21, 2014 Southern Fence Area
  Pea Alfalfa Medicago sativa June 21, 2014 Southern Fence Area
  Borage Lemonweed Lithospermum ruderale May 3, 2013 Native plant found in disturbed areas. Indicates
          overgrazing in grasslands (M. Ryan)
  Lily Meadow Death-camas Zygadenus venenosus May 3, 2013  
  Lily Nodding Onion Allium cernuum June 22, 2013 Blooming
  Buttercup Buttercup Renunculus testicularis May 12, 2013 Introduced annual/spreads quickly (Mike Ryan)
  Flax Wild Blue Flax Linum perenne ssp.lewisii June 22, 2013 Blooming
  Cactus Brittle Prickly-pear Cactus Opuntia fragilis June 22, 2013 Blooming
  Mustard Small Wallflower Erysimum inconspicuum June 21, 2014  
  Mustard Short-fruited Tansy Mustard Descirainia pinnata June 22, 2013 Blooming
  Figwort Great Mullein Verbascum thapsus June 21, 2014  
  Milkweed Showy Milkweed Asclepias speciosa June 21, 2014  
  Broomrape Naked Broomrape; Orobanche fasciculata June 21, 2014  
    One-flowered Cancer-root      
  Grass Giant Wildrye Elymus cinerus June 22, 2013 In ditches
  Bluebunch Wheat grass Agropyron spicatum May 12, 2013 Indicates healthy grassland. May also have
          rough fescue
  Rough Fescue Festuca campestris MAY 12, 2013 Quite slow growing, bunched curly dead leaves
        Red at base. (Mike Ryan)
WILDFLOWERS Kentucky Bluegrass Poa pratensis May 12, 2013  
  Crested Wheatgrass Agropyron cristatum May 12, 2013 Has been seeded along South Fence 1970’s.
        Doesn’t spread but will live forever. (Mike Ryan)
  Sandberg Bluegrass Poa secunda P. Sandbergii May 12, 2013 Boat shaped leaf tip. Purple tip, small grass
  Red Three-awn Aristida longiseta Aug. 21, 2012 ID’d by Mandy Ross while putting in transect