VASCULAR PLANTS OF UPPER NEWPORT BAY
UPPER BAY SPECIES WHOSE GENUS NAMES BEGIN WITH "C"
AS COMPILED BY ROBERT DE RUFF
# After a name indicates that the plant is a California Native
* After a name denotes that this is an older name, not one in use at this time
Family names in parenthesis are the new names as shown in
Roberts' 2008 Checklist of Vascular Plants of Orange County






































GENUS NAME FAMILY NAME














Cakile maritima Brassicaceae






Calandrinia ciliata # Portulacaceae






Calandrinia ciliata var. menziesii* # Portulacaceae






Calendula officinalis Asteraceae






Callestemon viminalis * Myrtaceae






Callistemon lanceolatus* Myrtaceae






Callitriche longipedunculata* # Callitrichaceae (Plantagin)






Callitriche marginata # Callitrichaceae (Plantagin)






Calystegia macrostegia ssp. cyclostegia # Convolvulaceae






Calystegia macrostegia ssp. intermedia # Convolvulaceae






Camissonia bistorta # Onagraceae






Camissonia cheiranthifolia ssp. suffruticosa # Onagraceae






Camissonia lewisii # Onagraceae






Camissonia micrantha # Onagraceae






Capsella bursa-pastoris Brassicaceae






Cardamine oligosperma # Brassicaceae






Carduus pycnocephalus Asteraceae






Carex praegracilis # Cyperaceae






Carpobrotus chilensis Aizoaceae






Carpobrotus edulis Aizoaceae






Castilleja affinis ssp. affinis # Scrophulariaceae (Orobanch)






Castilleja exserta # Scrophulariaceae (Orobanch)






Centaurea melitensis Asteraceae






Centaurea muricata Asteraceae






Centranthus ruber Valerianaceae






Centromadia parryi ssp. australis # Asteraceae






Ceonothus hybrid 'Dark Star' # Rhamnaceae






Cerastium glomeratum Caryophyllaceae






Chaetochloa verticillata* Poaceae






Chamaesyce maculata* Euphorbiaceae






Chamaesyce polycarpa var. polycarpa* # Euphorbiaceae






Chamaesyce serpens * Euphorbiaceae






Chamomilla suaveolens * # Asteraceae






Chasmanthe aethiopica Iridaceae






Chenopodium album Chenopodiaceae (Amaranth)






Chenopodium ambrosioides * Chenopodiaceae (Amaranth)






Chenopodium berlandieri # Chenopodiaceae (Amaranth)






Chenopodium berlandieri var. sinuatum * # Chenopodiaceae (Amaranth)






Chenopodium californicum # Chenopodiaceae (Amaranth)






Chenopodium macrospermum var. farinosum* Chenopodiaceae (Amaranth)






Chenopodium macrospermum var. halophilum Chenopodiaceae (Amaranth)






Chenopodium murale Chenopodiaceae (Amaranth)






Chenopodium pumilio * Chenopodiaceae (Amaranth)






Chenopodium rubrum Chenopodiaceae (Amaranth)






Chrysanthemum coronarium Asteraceae






Chrysanthemum parthenium* Asteraceae






Ciclospermum leptophyllum Apiaceae






Cirsium lanceolatum* Asteraceae






Cirsium occidentale var. occidentale # Asteraceae






Cirsium vulgare Asteraceae






Cistus creticus Cistaceae






Cistus villosus * Cistaceae






Citrullus colocynthis var. lanatus Cucurbitaceae






Citrullus vulgaris* Cucurbitaceae






Claytonia perfoliata ssp. mexicana # Portulacaceae






Claytonia perfoliata ssp. perfoliata # Portulacaceae






Cleome isomeris # Capparaceae (Cleom)






Conium maculatum Apiaceae






Convolvulus arvensis Convolvulaceae






Conyza bonariensis Asteraceae






Conyza canadensis # Asteraceae






Conyza coulteri # Asteraceae






Cordylanthus maritimus ssp. maritimus # Scrophulariaceae (Orobanch)






Corethrogyne filaginifolia var. virgata # Asteraceae






Coronopus didymus * Brassicaceae






Cortaderia dioica* Poaceae






Cortaderia selloana Poaceae






Cosmos bipinnatus Asteraceae






Cotula australis Asteraceae






Cotula coronopifolia Asteraceae






Crassula aquatica # Crassulaceae






Crassula argentea Crassulaceae






Crassula connata # Crassulaceae






Crassula erecta* # Crassulaceae






Crassula portulacea* Crassulaceae






Crassula saginoides* # Crassulaceae






Crassula tetragonia Crassulaceae






Crassula tillaea Crassulaceae






Cressa truxillensis # Convolvulaceae






Cressa truxillensis var. vallicola* # Convolvulaceae






Croton californicus # Euphorbiaceae






Croton californicus var. tenuis* # Euphorbiaceae






Croton setiger # Euphorbiaceae






Cryptantha clevelandii # Boraginaceae






Cryptantha clevelandii var. florosa* # Boraginaceae






Cryptantha intermedia # Boraginaceae






Cucurbita foetidissima # Cucurbitaceae






Cupaniopsis anacardioides Sapindaceae






Cuscuta californica var. californica # Cuscutaceae (Convolvul)






Cuscuta salina var. major # Cuscutaceae (Convolvul)






Cycloloma atriplicifolium Chenopodiaceae (Amaranth)






Cylindropuntia prolifera # Cactaceae






Cynara cardunculus ssp. flavescens Asteraceae






Cynodon dactylon Poaceae






Cynodon hybrid Poaceae






Cyperus alternifolius* Cyperaceae






Cyperus eragrostis # Cyperaceae






Cyperus erythrorhizos # Cyperaceae






Cyperus esculentus # Cyperaceae






Cyperus ferax* # Cyperaceae






Cyperus involucratus Cyperaceae






Cyperus odoratus # Cyperaceae






Cyrtomium falcatum Dryopteridaceae