Vascular Plants

Includes all flowering plants, conifers, ferns and fern-allies.

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15 common names
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Q-tips (Micropus californicus)
Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in south-central Washington; Washington to California.
Habitat: Dry, open areas at low to moderate elevations.
Origin: Native
Flowers: April-May
False quackgrass (Elymus ×pseudorepens)
Origin: Native
Big quakinggrass (Briza maxima)
Origin: Introduced
Flowers: May - June
Snow queen (Synthyris reniformis)
Distribution: Occurring west of the Cascades crest in Washington; Washington south to California.
Habitat: Coniferous woods, less commonly in open areas, at low elevations.
Origin: Native
Flowers: March-May
Queen-of-the-forest (Filipendula occidentalis)
Origin: Native
Flowers: June - July
Quickweed (Galinsoga quadriradiata)
Distribution: Introduced and sparingly established in western Washington; occurring throughout most of North America except intermountain west from Idaho to Texas.
Habitat: Gardens and waste places.
Origin: Introduced from Central and South America
Flowers: June-October
Bolander's quillwort (Isoetes bolanderi)
Origin: Native
Bristle-like quillwort (Isoetes tenella)
Origin: Native
Flowering quillwort (Triglochin scilloides)
Origin: Native
Howell's quillwort (Isoetes howellii)
Origin: Native
Maritime quillwort (Isoetes maritima)
Origin: Native
Midget quillwort (Isoetes minima)
Distribution: Currently known only from Kittitas and Spokane Counties in Washington, and in south-central British Columbia.
Habitat: Seasonally moist swales and vernal pools at middle elevations among open conifer forest or sagebrush-steppe.
Origin: Native
Spores: June
Nuttall (Isoetes nuttallii)
Origin: Native
Spiny spored quillwort (Isoetes tenella)
Origin: Native
Western quillwort (Isoetes occidentalis)
Origin: Native