Henry W. Coe - Wildflower Guide

What's Blooming Now?

This is a list of the wildflowers that are now blooming at Henry W. Coe State Park.

You might need to scroll down to see all of the pictures for each flower.

This list is current as of May 21, 2015.

Abram's Eriastrum, Abram's Woollystar

Abram's Eriastrum, Abram's Woollystar


Scientific Name: Eriastrum abramsii
American Carrot, Rattlesnake Weed

American Carrot, Rattlesnake Weed


Scientific Name: Daucus pusillus
Birchleaf Mountain Mahogany, California Mountain Mahogany, Hard Tack

Birchleaf Mountain Mahogany, California Mountain Mahogany, Hard Tack


Scientific Name: Cercocarpus betuloides var. betuloides
Blow-Wives

Blow-Wives


Scientific Name: Achyrachaena mollis
Blow-Wives (seedhead)

Blow-Wives (seedhead)


Scientific Name: Achyrachaena mollis
Blue Witch, Blue Nightshade

Blue Witch, Blue Nightshade


Scientific Name: Solanum umbelliferum
Blue-Eyed Grass, California Blue-Eyed Grass

Blue-Eyed Grass, California Blue-Eyed Grass


Scientific Name: Sisyrinchium bellum
Blue-Eyed Mary, Spinster's Blue-Eyed Mary

Blue-Eyed Mary, Spinster's Blue-Eyed Mary


Scientific Name: Collinsia sparsiflora var. collina
Brewer's Butterweed

Brewer's Butterweed


Scientific Name: Packera breweri
Brodiaea, Harvest Brodiaea, Elegant Brodiaea

Brodiaea, Harvest Brodiaea, Elegant Brodiaea


Scientific Name: Brodiaea elegans ssp. elegans
Brodiaea, White Brodiaea, White Triteleia, White Hyacinth

Brodiaea, White Brodiaea, White Triteleia, White Hyacinth


Scientific Name: Triteleia hyacinthina
Buckeye, California Buckeye

Buckeye, California Buckeye


Scientific Name: Aesculus californica
California Everlasting, California Cudweed

California Everlasting, California Cudweed


Scientific Name: Pseudognaphalium californicum
California Goldenrod

California Goldenrod


Scientific Name: Solidago velutina ssp. californica
California Goosefoot, Soap Plant

California Goosefoot, Soap Plant


Scientific Name: Chenopodium californicum
California Horkelia

California Horkelia


Scientific Name: Horkelia californica var. frondosa
California Milkweed, Round-Hooded Milkweed

California Milkweed, Round-Hooded Milkweed


Scientific Name: Asclepias californica
California Rose, California Wild Rose

California Rose, California Wild Rose


Scientific Name: Rosa californica
California Saxifrage

California Saxifrage


Scientific Name: Micranthes californica
California Tea

California Tea


Scientific Name: Rupertia physodes
Checkerbloom, Common Checkerbloom, Wild Hollyhock

Checkerbloom, Common Checkerbloom, Wild Hollyhock


Scientific Name: Sidalcea malviflora ssp. laciniata
Chickweed, Common Chickweed

Chickweed, Common Chickweed


Scientific Name: Stellaria media
Chicory, California Chicory

Chicory, California Chicory


Scientific Name: Rafinesquia californica
Chinese Houses, Purple Chinese Houses, Innocence

Chinese Houses, Purple Chinese Houses, Innocence


Scientific Name: Collinsia heterophylla
Clarkia, Farewell To Spring, Ruby Chalice, Godetia

Clarkia, Farewell To Spring, Ruby Chalice, Godetia


Scientific Name: Clarkia rubicunda
Clarkia, Four-Spotted Clarkia, Four-Spot, Winecup Clarkia

Clarkia, Four-Spotted Clarkia, Four-Spot, Winecup Clarkia


Scientific Name: Clarkia purpurea ssp. quadrivulnera
Clarkia, Small Clarkia, Allied Clarkia, Speckled Clarkia

Clarkia, Small Clarkia, Allied Clarkia, Speckled Clarkia


Scientific Name: Clarkia affinis
Clasping Henbit, Common Henbit, Giraffe Head

Clasping Henbit, Common Henbit, Giraffe Head


Scientific Name: Lamium amplexicaule
Clematis, Pipestems, Chaparral Clematis

Clematis, Pipestems, Chaparral Clematis


Scientific Name: Clematis lasiantha
Clover, Pinpoint Clover

Clover, Pinpoint Clover


Scientific Name: Trifolium gracilentum
Clover, Rose Clover

Clover, Rose Clover


Scientific Name: Trifolium hirtum
Clover, Sour Clover, Yellow Sweet Clover, Indian Melilot

Clover, Sour Clover, Yellow Sweet Clover, Indian Melilot


Scientific Name: Melilotus indicus
Clover, Subterranean Clover

Clover, Subterranean Clover


Scientific Name: Trifolium subterranean
Clover, Tomcat Clover, Common Palesack Clover

Clover, Tomcat Clover, Common Palesack Clover


Scientific Name: Trifolium willdenovii
Clover, White-Tipped Clover, Whitetip Clover

Clover, White-Tipped Clover, Whitetip Clover


Scientific Name: Trifolium variegatum
Common Dudleya, Spreading Dudleya, Rock Lettuce

Common Dudleya, Spreading Dudleya, Rock Lettuce


Scientific Name: Dudleya cymosa
Common Groundsel, Old-Man-in-the-Spring

Common Groundsel, Old-Man-in-the-Spring


Scientific Name: Senecio vulgaris
Coyote Mint, Common Coyote Mint

Coyote Mint, Common Coyote Mint


Scientific Name: Monardella villosa ssp. villosa
Cream Cups

Cream Cups


Scientific Name: Platystemon californicus
Crimson Columbine, Red Columbine

Crimson Columbine, Red Columbine


Scientific Name: Aquilegia formosa
Curly Dock, Yellow Dock

Curly Dock, Yellow Dock


Scientific Name: Rumex crispus
Cut-Leaf Geranium, Cutleaf Cranesbill

Cut-Leaf Geranium, Cutleaf Cranesbill


Scientific Name: Geranium dissectum
Dandelion, Annual Dandelion, Mountain Dandelion, Annual Agoseris

Dandelion, Annual Dandelion, Mountain Dandelion, Annual Agoseris


Scientific Name: Agoseris heterophylla
Dandelion, Common Dandelion

Dandelion, Common Dandelion


Scientific Name: Taraxacum officinale
Death Camas

Death Camas


Scientific Name: Toxicoscordion venenosum var. venenosum
Dove's-Foot Geranium

Dove's-Foot Geranium


Scientific Name: Geranium molle
Elderberry, Blue Elderberry, California Elderberry

Elderberry, Blue Elderberry, California Elderberry


Scientific Name: Sambucus nigra ssp. caerulea
Fendler's Meadow-Rue, Many-Fruited Meadow-Rue

Fendler's Meadow-Rue, Many-Fruited Meadow-Rue


Scientific Name: Thalictrum fendleri var. polycarpum
Fiddleneck, Common Fiddleneck, Intermediate Fiddleneck

Fiddleneck, Common Fiddleneck, Intermediate Fiddleneck


Scientific Name: Amsinckia intermedia
Field Mustard, Turnip

Field Mustard, Turnip


Scientific Name: Brassica rapa
Fiesta Flower, Blue Fiesta Flower

Fiesta Flower, Blue Fiesta Flower


Scientific Name: Pholistoma auritum var. auritum
Filaree, Red-Stemmed Filaree, Redstem Storksbill

Filaree, Red-Stemmed Filaree, Redstem Storksbill


Scientific Name: Erodium cicutarium
Foothill Penstemon

Foothill Penstemon


Scientific Name: Penstemon heterophyllus
Fringed Checkerbloom, Fringed Sidalcea

Fringed Checkerbloom, Fringed Sidalcea


Scientific Name: Sidalcea diploscypha
Giant Trillium, Giant Wakerobin

Giant Trillium, Giant Wakerobin


Scientific Name: Trillium chloropetalum
Gilia, Bird's Eye Gilia, Bird's Eyes, Tricolor Gilia

Gilia, Bird's Eye Gilia, Bird's Eyes, Tricolor Gilia


Scientific Name: Gilia tricolor ssp. tricolor
Gilia, Blue False Gilia, Purple Gilia, Straggling Gilia

Gilia, Blue False Gilia, Purple Gilia, Straggling Gilia


Scientific Name: Allophyllum gilioides
Gilia, California Gilia,  Blue Gilia

Gilia, California Gilia, Blue Gilia


Scientific Name: Gilia achilleifolia ssp. achilleifolia
Gilia, Small California Gilia, Many-Stemmed Gilia

Gilia, Small California Gilia, Many-Stemmed Gilia


Scientific Name: Gilia achilleifolia ssp. multicaulis
Goosegrass, Cleavers

Goosegrass, Cleavers


Scientific Name: Galium aparine
Grayleaf Skullcap

Grayleaf Skullcap


Scientific Name: Scutellaria siphocampyloides
Hedge-Parsley, Spreading Hedge-Parsley

Hedge-Parsley, Spreading Hedge-Parsley


Scientific Name: Torilis arvensis
Hill Lotus, Short-Podded Trefoil, Colchita

Hill Lotus, Short-Podded Trefoil, Colchita


Scientific Name: Acmispon brachycarpus
Hoary Cress, Heart Podded Hoary Cress

Hoary Cress, Heart Podded Hoary Cress


Scientific Name: Lepidium draba
Honeysuckle, Chaparral Honeysuckle

Honeysuckle, Chaparral Honeysuckle


Scientific Name: Lonicera interrupta
Honeysuckle, Hairy Honeysuckle, California Honeysuckle

Honeysuckle, Hairy Honeysuckle, California Honeysuckle


Scientific Name: Lonicera hispidula
Horehound

Horehound


Scientific Name: Marrubium vulgare
Indian Paintbrush, Coast Paintbrush, Common Indian Paintbrush

Indian Paintbrush, Coast Paintbrush, Common Indian Paintbrush


Scientific Name: Castilleja affinis
Iris, Ground Iris, Bowl-Tubed Iris

Iris, Ground Iris, Bowl-Tubed Iris


Scientific Name: Iris macrosiphon
Ithuriel's Spear, Wally Basket, Grass Nut

Ithuriel's Spear, Wally Basket, Grass Nut


Scientific Name: Triteleia laxa
Lace Parsnip, Wooly-Fruited Lomatium

Lace Parsnip, Wooly-Fruited Lomatium


Scientific Name: Lomatium dasycarpum ssp. dasycarpum
Larkspur, Royal Larkspur, Royal Delphinium

Larkspur, Royal Larkspur, Royal Delphinium


Scientific Name: Delphinium variegatum ssp. variegatum
Larkspur, Spreading Larkspur, Zigzag Delphinium, Indian Blue Larkspur

Larkspur, Spreading Larkspur, Zigzag Delphinium, Indian Blue Larkspur


Scientific Name: Delphinium patens ssp. patens
Lemon Verbena, Capeweed, Mat Grass

Lemon Verbena, Capeweed, Mat Grass


Scientific Name: Phyla nodiflora var. nodiflora
Linanthus, Common Linanthus, False Baby Stars, Pinklobe Linanthus

Linanthus, Common Linanthus, False Baby Stars, Pinklobe Linanthus


Scientific Name: Leptosiphon androsaceus
Linanthus, True Baby Stars, Bicolored Linanthus

Linanthus, True Baby Stars, Bicolored Linanthus


Scientific Name: Leptosiphon bicolor
Lupine, Arroyo Lupine

Lupine, Arroyo Lupine


Scientific Name: Lupinus succulentus
Lupine, Bay Area Silver Lupine

Lupine, Bay Area Silver Lupine


Scientific Name: Lupinus albifrons var. collinus
Lupine, California False Lupine

Lupine, California False Lupine


Scientific Name: Thermopsis macrophylla
Lupine, Dense-Flowered Lupine, Gully Lupine, Whitewhorl Lupine

Lupine, Dense-Flowered Lupine, Gully Lupine, Whitewhorl Lupine


Scientific Name: Lupinus microcarpus var. densiflorus
Lupine, Douglas' Lupine, Sky Lupine

Lupine, Douglas' Lupine, Sky Lupine


Scientific Name: Lupinus nanus
Lupine, Miniature Lupine, Dove Lupine, Blue and White Lupine

Lupine, Miniature Lupine, Dove Lupine, Blue and White Lupine


Scientific Name: Lupinus bicolor
Mariposa Lily, Butterfly Mariposa Lily, White Mariposa Lily (white), Square Mariposa Tulip

Mariposa Lily, Butterfly Mariposa Lily, White Mariposa Lily (white), Square Mariposa Tulip


Scientific Name: Calochortus venustus
Mariposa Lily, Yellow Mariposa Lily, Gold Nuggets

Mariposa Lily, Yellow Mariposa Lily, Gold Nuggets


Scientific Name: Calochortus luteus
Mayweed, Stinkweed, Dog Fennel

Mayweed, Stinkweed, Dog Fennel


Scientific Name: Anthemis cotula
Milkmaids, Toothwort

Milkmaids, Toothwort


Scientific Name: Cardamine californica
Miner's Lettuce, Indian Lettuce

Miner's Lettuce, Indian Lettuce


Scientific Name: Claytonia perfoliata
Monkeyflower, Common Monkeyflower, Seep-Spring Monkeyflower

Monkeyflower, Common Monkeyflower, Seep-Spring Monkeyflower


Scientific Name: Mimulus guttatus
Morning Glory, Field Bindweed

Morning Glory, Field Bindweed


Scientific Name: Convolvulus arvensis
Morning Glory, Purplish Morning Glory, Climbing Morning Glory

Morning Glory, Purplish Morning Glory, Climbing Morning Glory


Scientific Name: Calystegia purpurata
Mule Ears, Gray Mule Ears

Mule Ears, Gray Mule Ears


Scientific Name: Wyethia helenioides
Mule Fat, Marsh Baccharis, Saltmarsh Baccharis, Seep-Willow, Water-Wally

Mule Fat, Marsh Baccharis, Saltmarsh Baccharis, Seep-Willow, Water-Wally


Scientific Name: Baccharis glutinosa
Narrowleaf Milkweed

Narrowleaf Milkweed


Scientific Name: Asclepias fascicularis
Ocean Spray, Cream Bush

Ocean Spray, Cream Bush


Scientific Name: Holodiscus discolor
Onion, Serrated Onion, Pom-Pon Onion

Onion, Serrated Onion, Pom-Pon Onion


Scientific Name: Allium serra
Ookow

Ookow


Scientific Name: Dichelostemma congestum
Orchid, Alaska Rein Orchid

Orchid, Alaska Rein Orchid


Scientific Name: Piperia unalascensis
Orchid, Chaparral Orchid, Wood Rein Orchid

Orchid, Chaparral Orchid, Wood Rein Orchid


Scientific Name: Piperia elongata
Owl's Clover, Common Owl's Clover

Owl's Clover, Common Owl's Clover


Scientific Name: Castilleja densiflora
Owl's Clover, Purple Owl's Clover, Escobita

Owl's Clover, Purple Owl's Clover, Escobita


Scientific Name: Castilleja exserta
Pacific Pea, Hillside Pea, Woodland Pea

Pacific Pea, Hillside Pea, Woodland Pea


Scientific Name: Lathyrus vestitus
Persian Speedwell

Persian Speedwell


Scientific Name: Veronica persica
Philadelphia Fleabane, Philadelphia Daisy

Philadelphia Fleabane, Philadelphia Daisy


Scientific Name: Erigeron philadelphicus var. philadelphicus
Pineapple Weed

Pineapple Weed


Scientific Name: Matricaria discoidea
Pink Spineflower, Clustered Spineflower

Pink Spineflower, Clustered Spineflower


Scientific Name: Chorizanthe membranacea
Poison-Hemlock

Poison-Hemlock


Scientific Name: Conium maculatum
Poppy, California Poppy

Poppy, California Poppy


Scientific Name: Eschscholzia californica
Poppy, Tufted Poppy

Poppy, Tufted Poppy


Scientific Name: Eschscholzia caespitosa
Prickleseed Buttercup

Prickleseed Buttercup


Scientific Name: Ranunculus muricatus
Purple Sand Spurry, Ruby Sand Spurry

Purple Sand Spurry, Ruby Sand Spurry


Scientific Name: Spergularia rubra
Red Maids

Red Maids


Scientific Name: Calandrinia ciliata
Red Willow, Smooth Willow

Red Willow, Smooth Willow


Scientific Name: Salix laevigata
Rigid Hedgenettle, Rigid Betony

Rigid Hedgenettle, Rigid Betony


Scientific Name: Stachys rigida var. rigida
Rock Phacelia, Imbricate Phacelia

Rock Phacelia, Imbricate Phacelia


Scientific Name: Phacelia imbricata ssp. imbricata
Salsify, Purple Salsify, Oyster Plant

Salsify, Purple Salsify, Oyster Plant


Scientific Name: Tragopogon porrifolius
Salsify, Yellow Salsify, Goat's Beard

Salsify, Yellow Salsify, Goat's Beard


Scientific Name: Tragopogon dubius
Santa Clara Red Ribbons

Santa Clara Red Ribbons


Scientific Name: Clarkia concinna ssp. automixa
Scarlet Pimpernel

Scarlet Pimpernel


Scientific Name: Anagallis arvensis
Seaside Heliotrope, Salt Heliotrope, Quail Plant

Seaside Heliotrope, Salt Heliotrope, Quail Plant


Scientific Name: Heliotropium curassavicum var. oculatum
Shrubby Butterweed, Creek Senecio, Bush Groundsel

Shrubby Butterweed, Creek Senecio, Bush Groundsel


Scientific Name: Senecio flaccidus var. douglasii
Slender Cottonweed, Q-Tips

Slender Cottonweed, Q-Tips


Scientific Name: Micropus californicus var. californicus
Slender Phlox, Annual Phlox

Slender Phlox, Annual Phlox


Scientific Name: Microsteris gracilis
Slender Woolly Marble

Slender Woolly Marble


Scientific Name: Psilocarphus tenellus
Smooth Cat's Ear

Smooth Cat's Ear


Scientific Name: Hypochaeris glabra
Smooth Hawksbeard

Smooth Hawksbeard


Scientific Name: Crepis capillaris
Snowberry, Common Snowberry

Snowberry, Common Snowberry


Scientific Name: Symphoricarpos albus var. laevigatus
Sticky Cinquefoil

Sticky Cinquefoil


Scientific Name: Drymocallis glandulosa
Sticky Monkeyflower, Bush Monkeyflower

Sticky Monkeyflower, Bush Monkeyflower


Scientific Name: Mimulus aurantiacus
Tarweed, Coastal Tarweed, Coast Tarweed, Chile Tarweed

Tarweed, Coastal Tarweed, Coast Tarweed, Chile Tarweed


Scientific Name: Madia sativa
Tarweed, Threadstem Madia, Small Tarweed, Pygmy Madia

Tarweed, Threadstem Madia, Small Tarweed, Pygmy Madia


Scientific Name: Madia exigua
Thistle, Italian Thistle

Thistle, Italian Thistle


Scientific Name: Carduus pycnocephalus ssp. pycnocephalus
Thistle, Milk Thistle, Holy Thistle

Thistle, Milk Thistle, Holy Thistle


Scientific Name: Silybum marianum
Thistle, Peregrine Thistle

Thistle, Peregrine Thistle


Scientific Name: Cirsium cymosum
Thistle, Venus Thistle, Red Thistle

Thistle, Venus Thistle, Red Thistle


Scientific Name: Cirsium occidentale var. venustum
Thyme-like Pogogyne, Thymeleaf Mesamint

Thyme-like Pogogyne, Thymeleaf Mesamint


Scientific Name: Pogogyne serpylloides
Vetch, Spring Vetch, Common Vetch, Tare

Vetch, Spring Vetch, Common Vetch, Tare


Scientific Name: Vicia sativa ssp. sativa
Vetch, Winter Vetch, Hairy Vetch

Vetch, Winter Vetch, Hairy Vetch


Scientific Name: Vicia villosa ssp. varia
Vinegar Weed, Blue Curls

Vinegar Weed, Blue Curls


Scientific Name: Trichostema lanceolatum
Violet, Johnny-Jump-Up, California Golden Violet, Yellow Pansy

Violet, Johnny-Jump-Up, California Golden Violet, Yellow Pansy


Scientific Name: Viola pedunculata
Violet, Oak Violet

Violet, Oak Violet


Scientific Name: Viola purpurea ssp. quercetorum
Walnut, Northern California Black Walnut

Walnut, Northern California Black Walnut


Scientific Name: Juglans hindsii
Water Speedwell

Water Speedwell


Scientific Name: Veronica anagallis-aquatica
Wavy-Leaf Soap Plant, Common Soap Plant

Wavy-Leaf Soap Plant, Common Soap Plant


Scientific Name: Chlorogalum pomeridianum
Weak-stemmed Cryptantha, Flaccid Cryptantha

Weak-stemmed Cryptantha, Flaccid Cryptantha


Scientific Name: Cryptantha flaccida
Western Verbena, California Vervain

Western Verbena, California Vervain


Scientific Name: Verbena lasiostachys var. lasiostachys
Western Wallflower, Douglas' Wallflower

Western Wallflower, Douglas' Wallflower


Scientific Name: Erysimum capitatum
Whisker Brush, Bristly Leaf Linanthus

Whisker Brush, Bristly Leaf Linanthus


Scientific Name: Leptosiphon ciliatus
White Globe Lily, Fairy Lantern

White Globe Lily, Fairy Lantern


Scientific Name: Calochortus albus
Willow Dock

Willow Dock


Scientific Name: Rumex salicifolius
Willow, Narrowleaf Willow, Sandbar Willow

Willow, Narrowleaf Willow, Sandbar Willow


Scientific Name: Salix exigua
Windmill Pink, Common Catchfly

Windmill Pink, Common Catchfly


Scientific Name: Silene gallica
Wood Rush

Wood Rush


Scientific Name: Luzula comosa
Woodland Monolopia

Woodland Monolopia


Scientific Name: Monolopia gracilens
Woodland Star

Woodland Star


Scientific Name: Lithophragma affine
Yampah, California Yampah

Yampah, California Yampah


Scientific Name: Perideridia californica
Yarrow, Common Yarrow

Yarrow, Common Yarrow


Scientific Name: Achillea millefolium
Yarrow, Golden Yarrow

Yarrow, Golden Yarrow


Scientific Name: Eriophyllum confertiflorum var. confertiflorum
Yerba Santa, Mountain Balm

Yerba Santa, Mountain Balm


Scientific Name: Eriodictyon californicum
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