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Onion Valley (starting from Independence)

From the Kern Chapter of CNPS page:

Selaginellaceae (spike-moss family)

Equisetaceae (horsetail family)

Dennstaedtiaceae (bracken fern family)

Pteridaceae (brake fern family)

Aceraceae (maple family)

Apiaceae (Umbelliferae) (carrot family)

Apocynaceae (dogbane family)

Asclepiadaceae (milkweed family)

Asteraceae (Compositae) (sunflower family)

Betulaceae (birch family)

Boraginaceae (borage family)

Brassicaceae (Cruciferae) (mustard family)

Cactaceae (cactus family)

Caprifoliaceae (honeysuckle family)

Caryophyllaceae (pink family)

Chenopodiaceae (goosefoot family)

Convolvulaceae (morning-glory family)

Crassulaceae (stonecrop family)

Ephedraceae (ephedra family)

Ericaceae (heath family)

Fabaceae (Leguminosae) (pea family)

Fagaceae (oak family)

Gentianaceae (gentian family)

Geraniaceae (geranium family)

Grossulariaceae (Saxifragaceae) (gooseberry family)

Hydrophyllaceae (waterleaf family)

Hypericaceae (St. John's wort family)

Iridaceae (iris family)

Lamiaceae (Labiatae) (mint family)

Liliaceae (lily family)

Loasaceae (loasa family)

Malvaceae (mallow family)

Oleaceae (olive family)

Onagraceae (evening-primrose family)

Orchidaceae (orchid family)

Orobanchaceae (broomrape family)

Papaveraceae (poppy family)

Philadelphaceae (Saxifragaceae)

Pinaceae (pine family)

Polemoniaceae (phlox family)

Polygonaceae (buckwheat family)

Portulacaceae (purslane family)

Primulaceae (primrose family)

Ranunculaceae (buttercup family)

Rhamnaceae (buckthorn family)

Rosaceae (rose family)

Rubiaceae (madder family)

Salicaceae (willow family)

Santalaceae (sandalwood family)

Saxifragaceae (saxifrage family)

Scrophulariaceae (figwort family)

Solanaceae (nightshade family)

Typhaceae (cattail family)

Violaceae (violet family)

number of families = 54
number of genera = 133
number of species, subspecies and varieties = 172