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Sources of Native Plants
Contra Costa County
Annie's Annuals  PROFILE 
Richmond 94805 wholesale, retail, mail order
Cottage Garden Plants  PROFILE 
Martinez 94563
Devil Mountain Nursery  PROFILE 
San Ramon 94583
Native Here Nursery  PROFILE 
Berkeley 94708 Retail, plants native to Alameda...
The Watershed Nursery  PROFILE 
Richmond 94804 Specilizing in site speci...
Napa County
Main Street Trees  PROFILE 
Napa
Solano County
Morning Sun Herb Farm  PROFILE 
Vacaville 95688
San Joaquin County
Delta Bluegrass  PROFILE 
Stockton 95215 native sod blends
Valley Transplants Nursery  PROFILE 
Acampo 95220 native seed plugs
Alameda County
Alden Lane Garden Village  PROFILE 
Livermore 94550
Berkeley Horticultural Nursery  PROFILE 
Berkeley 94703
Cactus Jungle  PROFILE 
Berkeley, 94710 Retail Nursery
Clyde Robin  PROFILE 
Castro Valley 94546 seeds
East Bay Wilds  PROFILE 
Oakland 94621
Friends of Sausal Creek Nursery  PROFILE 
Oakland 94602
Oaktown Native Plant Nursery  PROFILE 
Berkeley 94703 Wholesale, Retail and Con...
Orchard Nursery  PROFILE 
Lafayette
Pacific Coast Seed  PROFILE 
Livermore 94551 wholesale seeds
Ploughshares Nursery  PROFILE 
Alameda 94501
University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley  PROFILE 
Berkeley, CA 94720 A large collection of CA....
San Francisco County
Bay Natives  PROFILE 
San Francisco 94114 mostly retail; mailorder
Marin County
Larner Seeds  PROFILE 
Bolinas 94924 seeds
Mostly Natives Nursery  PROFILE 
Tomales 94971
O'Donnell's Fairfax Nursery  PROFILE 
Fairfax 94930
SPAWN Native Plant Nursery  PROFILE 
Lagunitas 94933 plants for local restorat...
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Wild Plants in  Contra Costa County
Native Plants, by lifeform
Native Plants at the edge of their range
non-Native Plants
by Jepson Bioregion:
 
Central Coast
SF Bay
San Joaquin

  Map of Contra Costa County

 

 

What Grows Here?

  by watershed

  by zipcode

  by open space

 

 

 

Native Perennials that grow wild in Contra Costa County:   Trees  •  Shrubs  •  Perennials  •  Annuals  •  Ferns
Acaena pinnatifida
Acaena pinnatifida var. californica
Achillea millefolium
Acmispon glaber
Acmispon heermannii
Actaea rubra
Agoseris grandiflora
Agrostis exarata
Agrostis pallens
Alisma triviale
 
Allium acuminatum
Allium falcifolium
Allium unifolium
Ambrosia chamissonis
Ambrosia psilostachya
Anaphalis margaritacea
Anemopsis californica
Anthoxanthum occidentale
Apocynum cannabinum
Aquilegia eximia
 
Aquilegia formosa
Aquilegia shockleyi
Arabis blepharophylla
Aralia californica
Argemone munita
Artemisia douglasiana
Arthrocnemum subterminale
Asarum caudatum
Asclepias californica
Asclepias cordifolia
 
Asclepias fascicularis
Asclepias speciosa
Atriplex leucophylla
Baccharis glutinosa
Bolboschoenus maritimus
Bolboschoenus maritimus ssp. paludosus
Bolboschoenus robustus
Brickellia californica
Brodiaea elegans
Bromus carinatus
 
Bromus carinatus var. marginatus
Bromus laevipes
Calochortus albus
Calochortus luteus
Calochortus splendens
Calochortus superbus
Calochortus venustus
Calystegia purpurata
Carex aquatilis
Carex aquatilis var. dives
 
Carex barbarae
Carex densa
Carex globosa
Carex nudata
Carex obnupta
Carex pellita
Carex praegracilis
Carex serratodens
Carex tumulicola
Chlorogalum pomeridianum
Cirsium occidentale
Clematis lasiantha
Clematis ligusticifolia
Clinopodium douglasii
Corethrogyne filaginifolia
 
Cressa truxillensis
Croton californicus
Croton setiger
Cucurbita foetidissima
Cynoglossum grande
Cyperus eragrostis
Danthonia californica
Datura wrightii
Delphinium californicum
Delphinium nudicaule
 
Deschampsia cespitosa
Deschampsia cespitosa ssp. holciformis
Deschampsia elongata
Dicentra formosa
Dichelostemma capitatum
Dichelostemma congestum
Dichelostemma multiflorum
Dichelostemma volubile
Dichondra donelliana
Distichlis spicata
 
Drymocallis glandulosa
Dudleya cymosa
Dudleya farinosa
Ehrendorferia chrysantha
Eleocharis macrostachya
Elymus condensatus
Elymus elymoides
Elymus glaucus
Elymus multisetus
Elymus trachycaulus
 
Elymus triticoides
Epilobium canum
Epilobium canum ssp. angustifolium
Epilobium canum ssp. latifolium
Epilobium ciliatum
Epipactis gigantea
Erigeron glaucus
Eriogonum umbellatum
Eriogonum wrightii
Eriophyllum lanatum
 
Eriophyllum lanatum var. arachnoideum
Eriophyllum staechadifolium
Erysimum capitatum
Eschscholzia californica
Eurybia radulina
Euthamia occidentalis
Festuca californica
Festuca idahoensis
Festuca octoflora
Festuca rubra
Fragaria vesca
Frankenia salina
Fritillaria affinis
Fritillaria biflora
Grindelia camporum
 
Grindelia hirsutula
Grindelia stricta
Grindelia stricta var. angustifolia
Grindelia stricta var. platyphylla
Gutierrezia californica
Helenium bigelovii
Helenium puberulum
Helianthus californicus
Heliotropium curassavicum
Heracleum maximum
 
Heterotheca grandiflora
Heterotheca sessiliflora
Heterotheca sessiliflora ssp. bolanderi
Heuchera micrantha
Hibiscus lasiocarpos
Hibiscus lasiocarpos var. occidentalis
Hoita macrostachya
Hordeum brachyantherum
Hordeum brachyantherum ssp. californicum
Hordeum jubatum
 
Horkelia californica
Hosackia crassifolia
Iris douglasiana
Iris longipetala
Iris missouriensis
Jaumea carnosa
Juncus acuminatus
Juncus balticus
Juncus effusus
Juncus effusus ssp. pacificus
 
Juncus ensifolius
Juncus mexicanus
Juncus occidentalis
Juncus patens
Juncus phaeocephalus
Juncus tenuis
Juncus xiphioides
Koeleria macrantha
Lathyrus vestitus
Lewisia rediviva
 
Lilium pardalinum
Limonium californicum
Linum lewisii
Lomatium californicum
Lomatium dasycarpum
Lomatium nudicaule
Lupinus albicaulis
Lupinus bicolor
Lupinus formosus
Lupinus latifolius
Luzula comosa
Luzula subsessilis
Maianthemum racemosum
Maianthemum stellatum
Malvella leprosa
 
Marah fabacea
Melica californica
Melica imperfecta
Melica torreyana
Mentha arvensis
Mentha canadensis
Mimulus cardinalis
Mimulus guttatus
Monardella antonina
Monardella villosa
 
Oenanthe sarmentosa
Oenothera elata
Oenothera elata ssp. hookeri
Osmorhiza berteroi
Oxalis oregana
Penstemon centranthifolius
Penstemon heterophyllus
Perideridia californica
Perideridia kelloggii
Persicaria punctata
 
Phacelia californica
Phacelia egena
Phacelia imbricata
Phacelia ramosissima
Phalaris arundinacea
Phyla nodiflora
Plantago maritima
Plantago subnuda
Pluchea odorata
Poa secunda
 
Potentilla anserina
Potentilla anserina ssp. pacifica
Primula clevelandii
Primula hendersonii
Prosartes hookeri
Prosartes smithii
Prunella vulgaris
Prunella vulgaris var. lanceolata
Pseudognaphalium biolettii
Pseudognaphalium californicum
 
Pseudognaphalium canescens
Pseudognaphalium microcephalum
Ranunculus californicus
Ranunculus occidentalis
Romanzoffia californica
Rumex salicifolius
Sagittaria latifolia
Salicornia pacifica
Salvia spathacea
Sanicula crassicaulis
Schoenoplectus acutus
Schoenoplectus americanus
Schoenoplectus californicus
Scirpus microcarpus
Scrophularia californica
 
Sedum spathulifolium
Sidalcea malviflora
Silene laciniata
Sisyrinchium bellum
Sisyrinchium californicum
Solanum xanti
Solidago velutina
Solidago velutina ssp. californica
Sparganium eurycarpum
Sporobolus airoides
 
Stachys ajugoides
Stachys albens
Stachys bullata
Stachys pycnantha
Stipa cernua
Stipa lepida
Stipa pulchra
Suaeda nigra
Symphyotrichum chilense
Tellima grandiflora
 
Thalictrum fendleri
Thalictrum fendleri var. polycarpum
Tolmiea diplomenziesii
Tolmiea menziesii
Toxicoscordion fremontii
Trifolium wormskioldii
Triglochin maritima
Trillium chloropetalum
Trillium ovatum
Triteleia hyacinthina
 
Triteleia laxa
Typha domingensis
Typha latifolia
Urtica dioica
Urtica dioica ssp. holosericea
Verbena hastata
Verbena lasiostachys
Verbena lasiostachys var. scabrida
Veronica americana
Vicia americana
 
Vicia gigantea
Viola adunca
Viola glabella
Viola sempervirens
Wyethia angustifolia
Wyethia mollis