• Sunrise at the Cholla Cactus Garden

    Joshua Tree

    National Park California

Scientific Names M

*synonyms indicated with an asterisk
Malacothrix californica
Malacothrix coulteri
Malacothrix glabrata
Malacothrix stebbinsii
Malva parviflora
Mammillaria tetrancistra
Marah macrocarpa
Marah macrocarpus var. macrocarpus* (under Marah macrocarpa)
Marina parryi
Marrubium vulgare
Marsilea vestita subsp. vestita
Matelea parvifolia
Medicago polymorpha
Melica bulbosa
Melica frutescens
Melica imperfecta
Melilotus indicus
Menodora scabra var. glabrescens
Menodora scoparia* (under Menodora scabra var. glabrescens)
Menodora spinescens var. mohavensis
Mentzelia affinis
Mentzelia albicaulis
Mentzelia involucrata
Mentzelia jonesii
Mentzelia nitens
Mentzelia obscura
Mentzelia puberula
Mentzelia veatchiana
Mimulus aurantiacus var. pubescens
Mimulus bigelovii var. bigelovii
Mimulus fremontii var. fremontii
Mimulus guttatus
Mimulus parishii
Mimulus pilosus
Mimulus rubellus
Mirabilis albida
Mirabilis bigelovii var. bigelovii* (under Mirabilis laevis var. villosa)
Mirabilis bigelovii var. retrorsa* (under Mirabilis laevis var. retrorsa)
Mirabilis californica* (under Mirabilis laevis var. crassifolia)
Mirabilis comata* (under Mirabilis albida)
Mirabilis laevis var. crassifolia
Mirabilis laevis var. retrorsa
Mirabilis laevis var. villosa
Mirabilis pumila* (under Mirabilis albida)
Mohavea confertiflora
Mollugo cerviana
Monardella linoides subsp. linoides
Monardella robisonii
Monoptilon bellidiforme
Monoptilon bellioides
Muhlenbergia appressa
Muhlenbergia microsperma
Muhlenbergia porteri
Muhlenbergia rigens
Myosurus cupulatus


Did You Know?

Joshua Tree Blooms

One of the most beautiful spectacles in spring is the creamy-white blossoms of Joshua trees. These white candles can be seen from February to late March. Joshua trees do not branch until after they bloom, and they don’t bloom every year. More...