Shrub Steppe species list

Common Name Genus Species Family
Big sagebrush *8.00 Artemisia tridentata Compositae
Mountain big sagebrush A. tridentata sp vaseyana Compositae
Wyoming big sagebrush A. tridentata sp wyomingensis Compositae
Purple Sage Salvia dorrii Laminaceae
Atriplex spinosa
Rubber rabit brush Ericameria nauseosus
Apache plume Fallugia paradoxa
Winterfat Krascheninnikovia lanata Chenopodiaceae
Fourwing saltbush Atriplex canescens Chenopodiaceae
Hopsage Grayia spinosa Chenopodiaceae
Yarrow Achillea millifolium Compositae
Carey’s balsamroot Balsamorhiza careyana Asteraceae
Arrowleaf balsamroot Balsamorhiza sagitata Asteraceae
Three leaf Daisy Erigeron filifolius Asteraceae
Desert Yellow fleabane Erigeron linearis Asteraceae
Wyeth Buckwheat Eriogonum heracleoides Polygonaceae
Snow buckwheat Eriogonum niveum Polygonaceae
Hairy false golden aster Heterotheca villosa Asteraceae
Velvet lupine Lupinus leucophyllus Fabaceae  (pea family)
Silky lupine Lupinus sericeus Fabaceae  (pea family)
Hot rock beardtongue Penstemon deustus Scrophulariaceae
Silverleaf phacelia Phacelia hastata Hydrophyllaceae
Longleaf phlox Phlox longifolea Polemoniaceae
Showy phlox Phlox speciosa Polemoniaceae
Lewis flax Linum lewisii Linaceaea
Munro’s globemallow Sphaeralcea munroana Malvaceae
Blazing star Mentzelia laevicaulis Loasaceae
Indian rye grass Achnatherum hymenoides Poaceae
Needle and thread grass Hesperostipa comata Poaceae
Great Basin Wildrye Leyneas cinerus Poaceae
Sandberg’s Bluegrass Poa secunda Poaceae
Bluebunch wheatgrass Pseudo roegnaria spicata Poaceae
Sand dropseed Sporobolus cryptandrus Poaceae
Desert Parsnip Bisquitroot Lomatium macrocarpum Umbelliferae
Nine-leaf lomatium Lomatium triternatum Umbelliferae
Death camas Ziadenus elegans Liliaceae
Blue camas
Wild onion Allium canadense