California Fire Follower Flowers

Compiled from multiple sources, this guide represents mostly herbaceous (but a few showy shrubs) plants that respond to fire in California.
It includes both native and non-native species; please send additions to boschniakia!

foothill deervetch 1
Acmispon brachycarpus
California broom 2
Acmispon glaber glaber
goldback fern 3
Pentagramma triangularis
Coffee Fern 4
Pellaea andromedifolia
bird's foot cliffbrake 5
Pellaea mucronata
Pellaea mucronata var. mucronata 6
Pellaea mucronata mucronata
Pteridium aquilinum var. pubescens 7
Pteridium aquilinum pubescens
Gambel's milkvetch 3
Astragalus gambelianus
western sword fern 8
Polystichum munitum
coastal woodfern 1
Dryopteris arguta
Tree Clover 9
Trifolium ciliolatum
forest scurfpea 10
Rupertia physodes
Rose Clover 11
Trifolium hirtum
small-headed clover 9
Trifolium microcephalum
Loma Prieta hoita 12
Hoita strobilina
Big deervetch 13
Hosackia crassifolia
Polygala californica 14
Rhinotropis californica
Dwarf Nettle 15
Urtica urens
Acmispon strigosus 16
Ottleya strigosa
Western Star Flower 17
Lysimachia latifolia
Primula clevelandii var. clevelandii 18
Primula clevelandii clevelandii
fringed linanthus 19
Linanthus dianthiflorus
deerweed 20
Acmispon glaber
Orcutt's linanthus 21
Linanthus orcuttii
Acmispon glaber var. brevialatus 22
Acmispon glaber brevialatus
California gilia 23
Gilia achilleifolia
chaparral gilia 24
Gilia angelensis
chaparral bird's-foot trefoil 25
Acmispon grandiflorus
bluehead gilia 26
Gilia capitata
Acmispon grandiflorus var. grandiflorus 27
Acmispon grandiflorus grandiflorus
coastal bird's-foot trefoil 28
Acmispon maritimus
Gilia capitata ssp. abrotanifolia
Gilia capitata abrotanifolia
Acmispon maritimus var. maritimus 29
Acmispon maritimus maritimus
Gilia capitata ssp. capitata 30
Gilia capitata capitata
Small-flowered Lotus 31
Acmispon micranthus
purplespot gilia 32
Gilia clivorum
Chile trefoil 33
Acmispon wrangelianus
coastal gilia 34
Gilia diegensis
Spanish clover 35
Acmispon americanus americanus
purple false gilia 32
Allophyllum divaricatum
Sticky false gilia
Allophyllum glutinosum
Silver Lupine 30
Lupinus albifrons
Miniature Lupine 36
Lupinus bicolor
cobb mountain lupine 40
Lupinus sericatus
Coulter's lupine 41
Lupinus sparsiflorus
sticky pincushionplant 13
Navarretia viscidula
variableleaf collomia 13
Collomia heterophylla
collared annual lupine 38
Lupinus truncatus
Whiskerbrush 42
Leptosiphon ciliatus
Lathyrus vestitus var. vestitus 43
Lathyrus vestitus vestitus
broad-lobed leptosiphon 10
Leptosiphon latisectus
Braunton's milkvetch 44
Astragalus brauntonii
variable linanthus 45
Leptosiphon parviflorus
Astragalus didymocarpus var. dispermus 46
Astragalus didymocarpus dispermus
slender phlox 4
Microsteris gracilis
Southern gilia 47
Saltugilia australis
Santa Ynez goldenbanner
Thermopsis macrophylla
caraway-leaved woodland-gilia 34
Saltugilia caruifolia
Saltugilia splendens ssp. grantii
Saltugilia splendens grantii
bushy blazingstar 48
Mentzelia dispersa
Lindley's blazingstar 49
Mentzelia lindleyi
San Luis blazingstar 50
Mentzelia micrantha
Narrow-leaved Bedstraw 51
Galium angustifolium
catchweed bedstraw 52
Galium aparine
tiny bedstraw 53
Galium murale
Wall Bedstraw 54
Galium parisiense
California Centaury 55
Zeltnera venusta
San Diego Barrel Cactus 56
Ferocactus viridescens
Eriogonum nudum var. nudum 13
Eriogonum nudum nudum
Eriogonum fasciculatum var. foliolosum 57
Eriogonum fasciculatum foliolosum
Fringed Spineflower 58
Chorizanthe fimbriata
Chorizanthe fimbriata var. fimbriata 59
Chorizanthe fimbriata fimbriata
peninsular spineflower 38
Chorizanthe leptotheca
Fairy Mist 44
Pterostegia drymarioides
California manyseed 60
Polycarpon depressum
sleepy catchfly 61
Silene antirrhina
multinerved catchfly 62
Silene coniflora
cardinal catchfly 64
Silene laciniata
Silene laciniata ssp. californica 43
Silene laciniata californica
Silene laciniata ssp. laciniata 65
Silene laciniata laciniata
Beach Pearlwort 66
Sagina decumbens
Sagina decumbens ssp. occidentalis 67
Sagina decumbens occidentalis
Largeleaf Sandwort 68
Moehringia macrophylla
Brewer's redmaids 1
Calandrinia breweri
redmaids 32
Calandrinia menziesii
Serpentine Springbeauty 13
Claytonia exigua
Claytonia exigua ssp. exigua 23
Claytonia exigua exigua
Streambank Springbeauty 69
Claytonia parviflora
miner's lettuce 70
Claytonia perfoliata
Claytonia perfoliata ssp. perfoliata
Claytonia perfoliata perfoliata
Claytonia rubra ssp. rubra 16
Claytonia rubra rubra
common pussypaws 71
Calyptridium monandrum

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