Checklist of Plants

Gold Back Fern

gold back fern (Pentagramma triangularis), N side Albany Hill; photo by Margot Cunningham

Checklist of the Plants of Albany Hill, Cerrito Creek (between San Pablo Ave. & Pierce Street), and Creekside Park, Alameda and Contra Costa Cos., CA
prepared by Barbara Ertter (last update: October 1999) (nomenclature updated to 2012 Jepson by Margot Cunningham)

For photos of Albany Hill plant specimens and herbaria lists of Albany Hill specimens see the mini-herbarium

ALL CAPS = native     # = targeted for eradication efforts

FERNS AND FERN ALLIES
ADIANTUM JORDANII California maidenhair fern
DRYOPTERIS ARGUTA shield fern
EQUISETUM TELMATEIA ssp. BRAUNII giant horsetail
PENTAGRAMMA TRIANGULARIS ssp. TRIANGULARIS goldenback fern
POLYPODIUM CALIRHIZA polypody
POLYSTICHUM MUNITUM western sword fern
PTERIDIUM AQUILINUM var. PUBESCENS bracken fern

TREES AND SHRUBS
Acacia baileyana Cootamundra wattle
Acacia longifolia Sydney golden wattle
Acacia melanoxylon# blackwood acacia
Acacia retinodes everblooming acacia
AESCULUS CALIFORNICA California buck-eye
ALNUS RHOMBIFOLIA white alder
ARTEMISIA CALIFORNICA California sagebrush
BACCHARIS PILULARIS coyote bush
CORYLUS CORNUTA ssp.[=var.] CALIFORNICA California hazel-nut
Cotoneaster lacteus# big-leaf cotoneaster
Cotoneaster pannosus# common cotoneaster
Eucalyptus globulus blue gum
Eucalyptus viminalis manna gum
FRANGULA [=RHAMNUS] CALIFORNICA ssp. CALIFORNICA coffee-berry
Fuchsia magellanica common fuchsia
Genista monspessulana## French broom
GRINDELIA STRICTA var. ANGUSTIFOLIA marsh gumplant
Hesperocyparis [=Cupressus] macrocarpa Monterey cypress
HETEROMELES ARBUTIFOLIA toyon
llex aquifolium# English holly
LONICERA HISPIDULA [=var. VACILLANS] California honeysuckle
MIMULUS AURANTIACUS bush (or sticky) monkeyflower
Pinus radiata# Monterey pine
Pittosporum tenuifolium pittosporum
PLATANUS RACEMOSA western sycamore
Prunus cerasifera# cherry plum
Prunus illicifolia ssp. lyonii Catalina cherry
PRUNUS SUBCORDATA Sierra plum
Pyracantha angustifolia (or hybrids) firethorn
Pyracantha fortuneana [=crenatoserrata] Chinese firethorn
QUERCUS AGRIFOLIA var. AGRIFOLIA coast live oak
RIBES CALIFORNICUM var. CALIFORNUCUM hillside gooseberry
RIBES MALVACEUM var. MALVACEUM pink flowering currant
Robinia pseudoacacia black locust
ROSA CALIFORNICA var. CALIFORNICA California rose
ROSA GYMNOCARPA wood rose
ROSA CALIFORNICA var. ORTHOCANTHA [=NUTKANA var. NUTKANA] formerly called Nootka rose
Rubus armeniacus [=discolor] Himalayan blackberry
Rubus ulmifolius var. anoplothyrsus [=inermis]# thornless blackberry
RUBUS URSINUS California blackberry
SALIX LAEVIGATA red willow
SALIX LASIOLEPIS [=var. LASIOLEPIS] arroyo willow
SALIX LASIOLEPIS [=var. BIGELOVII] arroyo (=Bigelow’s) willow
SAMBUCUS NIGRA ssp. CAERULEA [=MEXICANA] blue elderberry
SYMPHORICARPOS ALBUS var. LAEVIGATUS bush snowberry
SYMPHORICARPOS MOLLIS creeping snowberry
TOXICODENDRON DIVERSILOBUM poison-oak
VACCINIUM OVATUM California huckleberry