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














Parapholis incurva Poaceae






Parietaria hespera var. hespera # Urticaceae






Paspalum dilatatum Poaceae






Pectocarya linearis ssp. ferocula # Boraginaceae






Pelargonium domesticum Geraniaceae






Pelargonium peltatum Geraniaceae






Pelargonium x hortorum Geraniaceae






Pennisetum setaceum Poaceae






Penstemon species Scrophulariaceae (Plantagin)






Penstemon spectabilis var. spectabilis # Scrophulariaceae (Plantagin)






Pentagramma triangularis ssp. triangularis # Pteridaceae






Persicaria lapathifolia* # Polygonaceae






Persicaria punctata* # Polygonaceae






Phacelia parryi # Hydrophyllaceae (Boragin)






Phacelia ramosissima var. austrolitoralis # Hydrophyllaceae (Boragin)






Phacelia ramosissima var. latifolia # Hydrophyllaceae (Boragin)






Phacelia suffrutescens* # Hydrophyllaceae (Boragin)






Phacelia tanacetifolia # Hydrophyllaceae (Boragin)






Phalaris aquatica Poaceae






Phalaris canariensis Poaceae






Phalaris minor Poaceae






Phalaris tuberosa var. stenoptera* Poaceae






Phoenix canariensis Arecaceae






Phoenix dactylifera Arecaceae






Pholistoma auritum var. auritum # Hydrophyllaceae (Boragin)






Pholiurus incurvus* Poaceae






Phyla nodiflora var. nodiflora Verbenaceae






Picris echioides Asteraceae






Pinus halepensis Pinaceae






Piptatherum milliaceum Poaceae






Pisum sativum Fabaceae






Pittosporum tobira Pittosporaceae






Pittosporum undulatum Pittosporaceae






Pityogramma triangularis var. triangularis* # Pteridaceae






Plagiobothrys californicus var. californicus* # Boraginaceae






Plagiobothrys collinus var. californicus # Boraginaceae






Plantago arenaria Plantaginaceae






Plantago bigelovii ssp. californica* # Plantaginaceae






Plantago elongata # Plantaginaceae






Plantago erecta # Plantaginaceae






Plantago hookeriana var. californica* # Plantaginaceae






Plantago indica * Plantaginaceae






Plantago insularis* # Plantaginaceae






Plantago lanceolata Plantaginaceae






Plantago major Plantaginaceae






Plantago ovata # Plantaginaceae






Platanus racemosa # Platanaceae






Pluchea odorata var. odorata # Asteraceae






Pluchea purpurascens* # Asteraceae






Plumbago ariculata Plumbaginaceae






Plumbago capensis * Plumbaginaceae






Poa annua Poaceae






Poa scabrella* # Poaceae






Poa secunda ssp. secunda # Poaceae






Podocarpus gracilior* Podocarpaceae






Polycarpon tetraphyllum Caryophyllaceae






Polygonum arenastrum * Polygonaceae






Polygonum aviculare Polygonaceae






Polygonum lapathifolium # Polygonaceae






Polygonum punctatum # Polygonaceae






Polypodium californicum # Polypodiaceae






Polypodium falcatum* Dryopteridaceae






Polypogon interruptus Poaceae






Polypogon lutosus* Poaceae






Polypogon monspeliensis Poaceae






Populus fremontii ssp. fremontii # Salicaceae






Portulaca oleracea Portulacaceae






Portulacaria afra Portulacaceae






Prunus davidiana Rosaceae






Prunus persica X 'Ventura' Rosaceae






Pseudognaphalium biolettii # Asteraceae






Pseudognaphalium californicum # Asteraceae






Pseudognaphalium canescens ssp. beneolens # Asteraceae






Pseudognaphalium canescens ssp. microcephalum # Asteraceae






Pseudognaphalium luteo-album Asteraceae






Pseudognaphalium ramosissimum # Asteraceae






Pseudognaphalium stramineum # Asteraceae






Psilocarphus tenellus var. tenellus # Asteraceae






Pterostegia drymarioides # Polygonaceae






Pulicaria hispanica* Asteraceae






Pulicaria paludosa Asteraceae






Punica granatum Lythraceae






Pyracantha koidzumii Rosaceae