Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge
Pacific Region
 
Deer Flat NWR
13751 Upper Embankment Rd Nampa, ID 83686
Phone: 208-467-9278
Fax: 208-467-1019

Plants of Deer Flat

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The following is an incomplete list of the plants found on the Lake Lowell sector of Deer Flat. Click on the following categories to see the plants of that sort that are found on the refuge.

Trees
Shrubs
Forbs, which are vascular plants without significant woody tissue above the ground, excluding graminoids
Graminoids
, which includes grasses and grass-like plants such as sedges and rushes

Trees

Common name Scientific name
silver maple Acer saccharinum
green ash Fraxinus pennsylvanica
plains cottonwood Populus deltoides
peachleaf willow Salix amygdaloides
American elm Ulnus americana

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Shrubs

Common name Scientific name
desert indigobush Amorpha fruticosa
sagebrush Artemisia tridentata
rabbitbrush Chrysothamnus nauseosus
Russian olive Elaeagnus angustifolia
golden currant Ribes viscosissimum
rose sp. Rosa sp.
Himalayan blackberry Rubus discolor
coyote willow Salix exigua
whiplash willow Salix lasiandra
yellow willow Salix lutea
salt cedar Tamarix ramosissima

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Forbs

Common name Scientific name
showy mildweed Asclepias speciosa
spear saltbush Atriplex patula
common dogbane Apocynum cannabinum
garden asparagus Asparagus officinalis
devil's beggartick Bidens frondosa
Canada thistle Cirsium arvense
herb sophia Descurainia sophia
barnyard grass Echinochloa crus-galli
northern willowherb Epilobium watsonii
western goldenrod Euthamia occidentalis
velvetweed Gaura parviflora
western marsh cudweed Gnaphalium palustre
common sunflower Helianthus annuus
povertyweed

Iva axillaris

common kochia Kochia scoparia
prickly lettuce Lactuca serriola
broadleaved pepperweed Lepidium latifolium
false-pimpernel Lindernia dubia
purple loosestrife Lythrum salicaria
evening primrose Oenothera sp.
pellitory Parietaria pennsylvanica
common plantain Plantago major
water smartweed Polygonum coccineum
curlytop knotweed

Polygonum lapithifolium

cinquefoil sp. Potentilla sp.
curly dock Rumex crispus
curvepod yellowcress Rofippa curvisiliqua
common groundsel Senecio vulgaris
climbing nightshade Solanum dulcamara
common cattail Typha latifolia
rough cocklebur Xanthium strumarium

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Graminoids

Common name Scientific name
elongated wheatgrass Agropyron elongatum
cheatgrass Bromus tectorum
wooly sedge Carex lanuginosa
awned flatsedge Cyperus aristatus
redrooted flatsedge Cyperus erythrorhizos
inland saltgrass Distichlis spicata
common spikerush Eleocharis palustris
Great Basin wild-rye Elymus cinereus
stink-grass Eragrostis cilianensis
heleochloa Heleochloa alopecuroides
foxtail barley Hordeum jubatum
Torrey's rush Juncus torreyi
cutgrass Leersia oryzoides
sprangletop Leptochloa fascicularis
witchgrass Panicum capillare
knotgrass Paspalum distichum
reed canarygrass Phalaris arundinacea
hardstem bulrush Scirpus acutus
bulrush hybrid Scirpus glaucus
knotroot bristlegrass Setaria geniculata
bottlebrush squirreltail Sitanion hystrix

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Last updated: October 1, 2012