List of flora of Utah

Summary

This is a list of flora of Utah, a state in the western United States, listed alphabetically by family. As of 2018, there are 3,930 species of plants in Utah, with 3,128 of those being indigenous and 792 being introduced through various means.[1]

Plants sorted by family

Each entry lists the scientific name first (sorted alphabetically), then one or more common names for the plant (if any). Flora that have been introduced to the state are indicated with an at the right of the scientific name. Entries are otherwise native. Entries marked with are considered invasive or noxious per the official list of noxious weeds maintained by the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food, though nine of those are not known to exist in Utah and have therefore not been included here.[2]

Amaranthaceae

Amaryllidaceae

Anacardiaceae

Apiaceae

Apocynaceae

Asparagaceae

Asteraceae

Boraginaceae

Brassicaceae

Cactaceae

Cannabaceae

  • Celtis occidentalis – common hackberry, nettletree, sugarberry, beaverwood, northern hackberry, American hackberry

Caprifoliaceae

Caryophyllaceae

Cleomaceae

Convolvulaceae

Cupressaceae

Cyperaceae

Elaeagnaceae

Ephedraceae

Ericaceae

Euphorbiaceae

Fabaceae

Fagaceae

Garryaceae

Gentianaceae

Geraniaceae

Hypericaceae

  • Hypericum perforatum†‡[2] – perforate St John's-wort, common Saint John's wort, St John's wort, Tipton's weed, rosin rose, goatweed, chase-devil, Klamath weed

Lamiaceae

Liliaceae

Loasaceae

Lythraceae

Malvaceae

Montiaceae

Nyctaginaceae

Oleaceae

Onagraceae

Orchidaceae

Orobanchaceae

Paeoniaceae

Papaveraceae

Phrymaceae

Pinaceae

Plantaginaceae

Poaceae

Polemoniaceae

Polygonaceae

Primulaceae

Pteridaceae

Ranunculaceae

Rhamnaceae

Rosaceae

Rubiaceae

Salicaceae

Santalaceae

Sarcobataceae

Saururaceae

Simmondsiaceae

  • Simmondsia chinensis – Jojoba, goat nut, deer nut, pignut, wild hazel, quinine nut, coffeeberry, gray box bush

Solanaceae

  • Hyoscyamus niger†‡[2] – henbane, black henbane, stinking nightshade
  • Lycium andersonii – water-jacket, redberry desert-thorn, Anderson thornbush, Anderson's desert thorn, Anderson boxthorn, Anderson lycium, Anderson wolfberry, squawberry
  • Lycium barbarum† – Chinese wolfberry, Chinese boxthorn, Himalayan goji, Tibetan goji, mede berry, barbary matrimony vine, red medlar, matrimony vine, Duke of Argyll's tea tree, Duke of Argyll's tea plant, Murali
  • Lycium cooperi – peach thorn
  • Lycium pallidum – pale wolfberry, pale desert-thorn
  • Lycium torreyi – Torrey wolfberry

Tamaricaceae

Violaceae

Vitaceae

Zygophyllaceae

  • Fagonia laevis – California fagonbush
  • Larrea tridentata – creosote bush, greasewood, chaparral, gobernadora, hediondilla
  • Tribulus terrestris†‡[2] – goat's-head, bindii, bullhead, burra gokharu, bhakhdi, caltrop, small caltrops, cat's-head, devil's eyelashes, devil's-thorn, devil's-weed, puncture vine, tackweed

Individual trees

These are named specific trees that are each special for different reasons.

See also

Notes

  1. ^ Except in Washington County.[2]

References

  1. ^ a b Maffly, Brian (May 7, 2018). "How a 'waterwise' ornamental plant has taken over Wasatch foothills". Salt Lake Tribune. Archived from the original on July 21, 2020. Retrieved July 21, 2020.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an ao ap aq ar as at au "State of Utah Noxious Weed List". Utah Department of Agriculture and Food. June 6, 2019. Archived from the original on January 22, 2020. Retrieved July 21, 2020.
  3. ^ "Utah angelica". Utah Division of Wildlife Resources. Archived from the original on July 22, 2020. Retrieved July 22, 2020.
  4. ^ "Clay phacelia". Utah Division of Wildlife Resources. Archived from the original on July 22, 2020. Retrieved July 22, 2020.
  5. ^ "Ostler peppergrass". Utah Division of Wildlife Resources. Archived from the original on July 22, 2020. Retrieved July 22, 2020.
  6. ^ "Horseshoe milkvetch". Utah Division of Wildlife Resources. Archived from the original on July 22, 2020. Retrieved July 22, 2020.
  7. ^ "Cypripedium fasciculatum". Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Archived from the original on July 22, 2020. Retrieved July 22, 2020.
  8. ^ "Flat Tops wild buckwheat". Utah Division of Wildlife Resources. Archived from the original on July 22, 2020. Retrieved July 22, 2020.
  9. ^ "Las Vegas buckwheat". Utah Division of Wildlife Resources. Archived from the original on July 22, 2020. Retrieved July 22, 2020.
  10. ^ "Maquire primrose". Utah Division of Wildlife Resources. Archived from the original on July 22, 2020. Retrieved July 22, 2020.
  11. ^ "Purshia stansburiana (Torr.) Henrickson, Stansbury cliffrose". United States Department of Agriculture. Archived from the original on July 20, 2020. Retrieved July 20, 2020.