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    Joshua Tree

    National Park California

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  • Cottonwood Trails Closed

    Trail access remains closed to Cottonwood Spring Oasis, Lost Palms Oasis, and Mastodon Peak. More »

  • Pinto Basin Road Under Construction; Expect 30+ Minute Travel Delays

    Visitors should expect 30+ minute waits when heading north and sound bound on the Pinto Basin Road. Due to construction activity around Cottonwood Visitor Center, additional waits of 30 minutes may be in place when leaving the visitor center parking lot. More »

  • Deteriorating conditions of Black Rock Canyon Road

    The road leading to Black Rock campground has deep potholes, is deeply rutted, and can be difficult to negotiate, especially in large vehicles. Please drive with caution.

Scientific Names L

*synonyms indicated with an asterisk
Lactuca serriola
Laennicia coulteri
Langloisia setosissima subsp. punctata
Langloisia setosissima subsp. setosissima
Larrea tridentata
Layia glandulosa
Lemna minuta
Lepidium fremontii
Lepidium fremontii var. fremontii* (under Lepidium fremontii)
Lepidium lasiocarpum subsp. lasiocarpum
Lepidospartum squamatum
Leptochloa fusca subsp. uninervia
Leptochloa uninervia* (under Leptochloa fusca subsp. uninervia)
Leptodactylon pungens* (under Linanthus pungens)
Leptosiphon aureus subsp. decorus
Leptosiphon aureus subsp. aureus
Leptosyne bigelovii
Leptosyne californica
Leptosyne calliopsidea
Lesquerella tenella* (under Physaria tenella)
Leymus triticoides* (under Elymus triticoides)
Linanthus aureus subsp. aureus* (under Leptosiphon aureus subsp. aureus)
Linanthus aureus subsp. decorus* (under Leptosiphon aureus subsp. decorus)
Linanthus bigelovii
Linanthus dichotomus subsp. dichotomus
Linanthus jonesii
Linanthus maculatus
Linanthus parryae
Linanthus pungens
Loeseliastrum matthewsii
Loeseliastrum schottii
Logfia arizonica
Logfia depressa
Logfia filaginoides
Lomatium mohavense
Lotus heermannii var. heermannii* (under Acmispon heermannii var. heermannii)
Lotus humistratus* (under Acmispon brachycarpus)
Lotus procumbens var. procumbens* (under Acmispon procumbens var. procumbens)
Lotus purshianus var. purshianus* (under Acmispon americanus var. americanus)
Lotus rigidus* (under Acmispon rigidus)
Lotus salsuginosus var. brevivexillus* (under Acmispon maritimus var. brevivexillus)
Lotus scoparius var. brevialatus* (under Acmispon glaber var. brevialatus)
Lotus strigosus* (under Acmispon strigosus)
Lupinus agardhianus
Lupinus andersonii
Lupinus arizonicus
Lupinus concinnus
Lupinus excubitus var. hallii
Lupinus excubitus var. excubitus
Lupinus shockleyi
Lupinus sparsiflorus
Lycium andersonii
Lycium cooperi
Lycium fremontii
Lycium torreyi

Did You Know?

Pinto Point

Humans have occupied the area encompassed by Joshua Tree National Park for at least 5,000 years. The first group known to inhabit the area was the Pinto Culture, followed by the Serrano, the Chemehuevi, and the Cahuilla. More...