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














Macadamia integrifolia Proteaceae






Malacothamnus fasciculatus * # Malvaceae






Malacothamnus fasciculatus ssp. laxiflorus # Malvaceae






Malacothrix saxatilis var. tenuifolia # Asteraceae






Malephora crocea Aizoaceae






Malephora luteola Aizoaceae






Malosma laurina # Anacardiaceae






Malva parviflora Malvaceae






Malvella leprosa # Malvaceae






Marah macrocarpus var. macrocarpus # Cucurbitaceae






Marrubium vulgare Lamiaceae






Marsilea vestita ssp. vestita # Marsileaceae






Matricaria discoidea # Asteraceae






Matthiola incana Brassicaceae






Medicago hispida* Fabaceae






Medicago lupulina Fabaceae






Medicago polymorpha Fabaceae






Medicago polymorpha var. polymorpha* Fabaceae






Medicago sativa Fabaceae






Melaleuca citrina Myrtaceae






Melaleuca elliptica Myrtaceae






Melaleuca` viminalis Myrtaceae






Melianthus major Melianthaceae






Melica imperfecta # Poaceae






Melica imperfecta var. flexuosa* # Poaceae






Melilotus albus Fabaceae






Melilotus indicus Fabaceae






Mesembryanthemum chilense* Aizoaceae






Mesembryanthemum crocea* Aizoaceae






Mesembryanthemum crystallinum Aizoaceae






Mesembryanthemum edulis* Aizoaceae






Mesembryanthemum floribundum* Aizoaceae






Mesembryanthemum nodiflorum Aizoaceae






Mimulus aurantiacus ssp. australis *# Scrophulariaceae (Phrym)






Mimulus aurantiacus var. puniceus # Scrophulariaceae (Phrym)






Mirabilis californica * # Nyctaginaceae






Mirabilis laevis var. crassifolia # Nyctaginaceae






Monanthochloe littoralis # Poaceae






Montia perfoliata* # Portulacaceae






Moraea iridioides * Iridaceae






Muhlenbergia microsperma # Poaceae






Myoporum laetum Myoporaceae (Scrophulari)