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White mountains (starting from Big Pine)

From the Kern Chapter of CNPS page:

Apiaceae (Umbelliferae) (carrot family)

Asclepiadaceae (milkweed family)

Asteraceae (Compositae) (sunflower family)

Boraginaceae (borage family)

Brassicaceae (Cruciferae) (mustard family)

Cactaceae (cactus family)

Caprifoliaceae (honeysuckle family)

Caryophyllaceae (pink family)

Chenopodiaceae (goosefoot family)

Cupressaceae (cypress family)

Ephedraceae (ephedra family)

Fabaceae (Leguminosae) (pea family)

Gentianaceae (gentian family)

Grossulariaceae (Saxifragaceae) (gooseberry family)

Hydrophyllaceae (waterleaf family)

Lamiaceae (Labiatae) (mint family)

Liliaceae (lily family)

Linaceae (flax family)

Loasaceae (loasa family)

Malvaceae (mallow family)

Oleaceae (olive family)

Papaveraceae (poppy family)

Pinaceae (pine family)

Polemoniaceae (phlox family)

Polygonaceae (buckwheat family)

Portulacaceae (purslane family)

Primulaceae (primrose family)

Ranunculaceae (buttercup family)

Rosaceae (rose family)

Saxifragaceae (saxifrage family)

Scrophulariaceae (figwort family)

number of families = 31
number of genera = 67
number of species, subspecies and varieties = 85