VASCULAR PLANTS OF UPPER NEWPORT BAY
UPPER BAY SPECIES WHOSE GENUS NAMES BEGIN WITH "L"
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














Lactuca scariola* Asteraceae






Lactuca serriola Asteraceae






Lamarckia aurea Poaceae






Lamium amplexicaule Lamiaceae






Lantana camara Verbenaceae






Lantana montevidensis Verbenaceae






Lasthenia californica * # Asteraceae






Lasthenia glabrata ssp. glabrata # Asteraceae






Lasthenia gracilis # Asteraceae






Laurus nobilis Lauraceae






Lavatera cretica Malvaceae






Lemna minuscula * # Lemnaceae (Araceae)






Lemna minuta # Lemnaceae (Araceae)






Lepidium didymum Brassicaceae






Lepidium lasiocarpum var. lasiocarpum # Brassicaceae






Lepidium latifolium Brassicaceae






Lepidium nitidum var. nitidum # Brassicaceae






Lepidium pinnatifidum Brassicaceae






Leptochloa uninervia # Poaceae






Lessingia filaginifolia var. filaginifolia * # Asteraceae






Leucojum aestivum Liliaceae (Amaryllid)






Leymus condensatus * # Poaceae






Leymus triticoides * # Poaceae






Ligustrum lucidum Oleaceae






Limonium californicum # Plumbaginaceae






Limonium otolepis Plumbaginaceae






Limonium perezii Plumbaginaceae






Limonium ramosissimum * Plumbaginaceae






Limonium ramosissimum ssp. provinciale Plumbaginaceae






Limonium sinuatum Plumbaginaceae






Linanthus dianthiflorus # Polemoniaceae






Linanthus dianthiflorus ssp. dianthiflorus* # Polemoniaceae






Linaria canadensis var. texana # Scrophulariaceae (Plantagin)






Linum grandiflorum var. rubrum Linaceae






Lippia nodiflora var. rosea* Verbenaceae






Lobelia erinus Campanulaceae






Lobularia maritima Brassicaceae






Lolium multiflorum Poaceae






Lolium perenne ssp. multiflorum* Poaceae






Lonicera japonica Caprifoliaceae






Lonicera japonica var. halliana * Caprifoliaceae






Lotus corniculatus Fabaceae






Lotus hamatus # Fabaceae






Lotus purshianus var. purshianus # Fabaceae






Lotus scoparius var. scoparius # Fabaceae






Lotus strigosus * # Fabaceae






Lotus strigosus var. strigosus # Fabaceae






Lotus subpinnatus* # Fabaceae






Lotus unifoliolatus * # Fabaceae






Lotus wrangelianus # Fabaceae






Ludwigia peploides ssp. peploides # Onagraceae






Lupinus bicolor # Fabaceae






Lupinus bicolor ssp. umbellatus* # Fabaceae






Lupinus succulentus # Fabaceae






Lupinus truncatus # Fabaceae






Lycium californicum # Solanaceae






Lycopersicon esculentum var. cerasiforme Solanaceae






Lycopersicon hybrid Solanaceae






Lythrum californicum # Lythraceae






Lythrum hyssopifolia Lythraceae