List of flora of the Sonoran Desert Region by common name

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The Sonoran Desert

The Sonoran Desert is located in the southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico in North America.

The Sonoran Desert Region, as defined by the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, includes the Sonoran Desert and some surrounding areas. All of Sonora, the Baja California Peninsula, and the islands of the Gulf of California are included. Also included are parts of Sinaloa and Chihuahua, some Pacific islands off the coast of Baja California (excluding Guadalupe Island), and southern Arizona and southern California in the United States.[1]

This region has 4,004 species of plants from 1201 genera in 182 families. Many lack common names. Many have more than one common name, but only one is listed. Native and non-native taxa are included.[1]

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Flora with common names[edit]

Flora of the Sonoran Desert Region include:[1]

Acanthaceae[edit]

Achatocarpaceae[edit]

Adoxaceae[edit]

Aizoaceae[edit]

Alismataceae[edit]

Amaranthaceae[edit]

Amaryllidaceae[edit]

Anacardiaceae[edit]

Apiaceae[edit]

Apocynaceae[edit]

Aquifoliaceae[edit]

Araceae[edit]

Araliaceae[edit]

Arecaceae[edit]

Aristolochiaceae[edit]

Asparagaceae[edit]

Aspleniaceae[edit]

Asteraceae[edit]

Bataceae[edit]

Berberidaceae[edit]

Betulaceae[edit]

Bignoniaceae[edit]

Bixaceae[edit]

Blechnaceae[edit]

Boraginaceae[edit]

Brassicaceae[edit]

Bromeliaceae[edit]

Burseraceae[edit]

Cactaceae[edit]

Campanulaceae[edit]

Cannabaceae[edit]

Capparaceae[edit]

Caprifoliaceae[edit]

Caricaceae[edit]

Caryophyllaceae[edit]

Celastraceae[edit]

Cistaceae[edit]

Cleomaceae[edit]

Combretaceae[edit]

Commelinaceae[edit]

Convolvulaceae[edit]

Cornaceae[edit]

Crassulaceae[edit]

Crossosomataceae[edit]

Cucurbitaceae[edit]

Cupressaceae[edit]

Cyperaceae[edit]

Dennstaedtiaceae[edit]

Dioscoreaceae[edit]

Dryopteridaceae[edit]

Ebenaceae[edit]

Elatinaceae[edit]

Ephedraceae[edit]

Equisetaceae[edit]

Ericaceae[edit]

Erythroxylaceae[edit]

Euphorbiaceae[edit]

Fabaceae[edit]

Fagaceae[edit]

Fouquieriaceae[edit]

Frankeniaceae[edit]

Garryaceae[edit]

Gelsemiaceae[edit]

Gentianaceae[edit]

Geraniaceae[edit]

Grossulariaceae[edit]

Haloragaceae[edit]

Hydrangeaceae[edit]

Hydrocharitaceae[edit]

Hydroleaceae[edit]

Hypericaceae[edit]

Hypoxidaceae[edit]

Iridaceae[edit]

Juglandaceae[edit]

Juncaceae[edit]

Juncaginaceae[edit]

Krameriaceae[edit]

Lamiaceae[edit]

Lauraceae[edit]

Lentibulariaceae[edit]

Liliaceae[edit]

Linaceae[edit]

Loasaceae[edit]

Loganiaceae[edit]

Lomariopsidaceae[edit]

Lythraceae[edit]

Malpighiaceae[edit]

Malvaceae[edit]

Marsileaceae[edit]

Martyniaceae[edit]

Melanthiaceae[edit]

Meliaceae[edit]

Menispermaceae[edit]

Menyanthaceae[edit]

Molluginaceae[edit]

Montiaceae[edit]

Moraceae[edit]

Myrtaceae[edit]

Nitrariaceae[edit]

Nyctaginaceae[edit]

Nymphaeaceae[edit]

Oleaceae[edit]

Onagraceae[edit]

Ophioglossaceae[edit]

Opiliaceae[edit]

Orchidaceae[edit]

Orobanchaceae[edit]

Oxalidaceae[edit]

Papaveraceae[edit]

Passifloraceae[edit]

Pedaliaceae[edit]

Phrymaceae[edit]

Phyllanthaceae[edit]

Phytolaccaceae[edit]

Picramniaceae[edit]

Picrodendraceae[edit]

Pinaceae[edit]

Piperaceae[edit]

Plantaginaceae[edit]

Platanaceae[edit]

Plumbaginaceae[edit]

Poaceae[edit]

Polemoniaceae[edit]

Polygalaceae[edit]

Polygonaceae[edit]

Polypodiaceae[edit]

Pontederiaceae[edit]

Portulacaceae[edit]

Potamogetonaceae[edit]

Primulaceae[edit]

Psilotaceae[edit]

Pteridaceae[edit]

Ranunculaceae[edit]

Resedaceae[edit]

Rhamnaceae[edit]

Rhizophoraceae[edit]

Rosaceae[edit]

Rubiaceae[edit]

Rutaceae[edit]

Salicaceae[edit]

Salviniaceae[edit]

Santalaceae[edit]

Sapindaceae[edit]

Sapotaceae[edit]

Saururaceae[edit]

Saxifragaceae[edit]

Schisandraceae[edit]

Schoepfiaceae[edit]

Scrophulariaceae[edit]

Selaginellaceae[edit]

Simaroubaceae[edit]

Simmondsiaceae[edit]

  • jojoba (Simmondsia chinensis)

Solanaceae[edit]

Stegnospermataceae[edit]

Talinaceae[edit]

Tamaricaceae[edit]

Tetrachondraceae[edit]

Thelypteridaceae[edit]

Tropaeolaceae[edit]

Typhaceae[edit]

Ulmaceae[edit]

Urticaceae[edit]

Verbenaceae[edit]

Violaceae[edit]

Vitaceae[edit]

Woodsiaceae[edit]

Xanthorrhoeaceae[edit]

Zamiaceae[edit]

Zygophyllaceae[edit]



Flora without common names by scientific name[edit]

Other flora of the Sonoran Desert Region include:[1]

Acanthaceae[edit]

Amaranthaceae[edit]

Amaryllidaceae[edit]

Anacardiaceae[edit]

Anemiaceae[edit]

Apiaceae[edit]

Apocynaceae[edit]

Aquifoliaceae[edit]

Araceae[edit]

Asparagaceae[edit]

Asteraceae[edit]

Begoniaceae[edit]

Berberidaceae[edit]

Bignoniaceae[edit]

Blechnaceae[edit]

Boraginaceae[edit]

Brassicaceae[edit]

Bromeliaceae[edit]

Burseraceae[edit]

Cactaceae[edit]

Campanulaceae[edit]

Capparaceae[edit]

Caprifoliaceae[edit]

Caryophyllaceae[edit]

Celastraceae[edit]

Cistaceae[edit]

Cleomaceae[edit]

Clethraceae[edit]

Commelinaceae[edit]

Convolvulaceae[edit]

Crassulaceae[edit]

Cucurbitaceae[edit]

Cyperaceae[edit]

Dennstaedtiaceae[edit]

Dioscoreaceae[edit]

Dryopteridaceae[edit]

Ebenaceae[edit]

Ericaceae[edit]

Eriocaulaceae[edit]

Euphorbiaceae[edit]

Fabaceae[edit]

Fagaceae[edit]

Fouquieriaceae[edit]

Gentianaceae[edit]

Geraniaceae[edit]

Gesneriaceae[edit]

Grossulariaceae[edit]

Hydrangeaceae[edit]

Hypericaceae[edit]

Hypoxidaceae[edit]

Iridaceae[edit]

Juncaceae[edit]

Lamiaceae[edit]

Lauraceae[edit]

Lentibulariaceae[edit]

Liliaceae[edit]

Linaceae[edit]

Loasaceae[edit]

Loranthaceae[edit]

Lythraceae[edit]

Magnoliaceae[edit]

Malpighiaceae[edit]

Malvaceae[edit]

Melanthiaceae[edit]

Melastomataceae[edit]

Nyctaginaceae[edit]

Oleaceae[edit]

Onagraceae[edit]

Ophioglossaceae[edit]

Orchidaceae[edit]

Orobanchaceae[edit]

Oxalidaceae[edit]

Papaveraceae[edit]

Passifloraceae[edit]

Phrymaceae[edit]

Phyllanthaceae[edit]

Piperaceae[edit]

Plagiogyriaceae[edit]

Plantaginaceae[edit]

Poaceae[edit]

Podostemaceae[edit]

Polemoniaceae[edit]

Polygalaceae[edit]

Polypodiaceae[edit]

Pteridaceae[edit]

Putranjivaceae[edit]

Ranunculaceae[edit]

Rhamnaceae[edit]

Rosaceae[edit]

Rubiaceae[edit]

Rutaceae[edit]

Salicaceae[edit]

Santalaceae[edit]

Sapindaceae[edit]

Sapotaceae[edit]

Schoepfiaceae[edit]

Scrophulariaceae[edit]

Selaginellaceae[edit]

Smilacaceae[edit]

Solanaceae[edit]

Talinaceae[edit]

Urticaceae[edit]

Verbenaceae[edit]

Violaceae[edit]

Vitaceae[edit]

Woodsiaceae[edit]

Zygophyllaceae[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Dimmitt, M., et al. Sonoran Desert Region Flora. Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum.

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Further reading[edit]