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Calflora Great Places to view California Native Plants:

Santa Fe Dam Recreational Area

©2008 Hartmut Wisch

San Nicolas Island

©2016 Chris Leslie

Placerita Canyon State Park

©2016 California State Parks

Malibu Creek State Park

© 2010 Michael O'Brien

Lupine Campground

©2016 US Forest Service

Lightning Ridge Nature Trail

©Graham Bothwell

Leo Carrillo State Park

©2016 California State Parks

Eaton Canyon Natural Area

©2009 Hartmut Wisch



CNPS Chapter: Los Angeles-Santa Monica Mountain -- covering the Los Angeles Basin, Santa Monica Mountains and San Fernando Valley.

CNPS Chapter: San Gabriel Mountains -- covering the San Gabriel and eastern San Fernando Valleys.

CNPS Chapter: South Coast -- covering the coastal areas near the Palos Verdes Peninsula.

Wildscaping for gardeners in Southern California: How to attract and nurture wildlife in your own yard.

Theodore Payne Foundation:
Native Plant Garden Tour

Tom Chester - Trail Guides for Southern California locations, organized by Jepson Bioregion

The California Chaparral Institute, Escondido

Sources of Native Plants
Los Angeles County
AVRCD Conservation Nursery  PROFILE 
Lancaster 93536
Boething Treeland Farms  PROFILE 
Woodland Hills 91367
Budget Plants  PROFILE 
Arcadia 91006 All our plants are locall...
El Nativo Growers  PROFILE 
Azusa 91702
Greenlee Nursery  PROFILE 
Pomona 91766
Grow Native Nursery at Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden  PROFILE 
Claremont 91711 periodic sales
Stover Seed Company  PROFILE 
Los Angeles 90021 seeds
Tarweed Native Plants  PROFILE 
Los Angeles 90027
Theodore Payne Foundation  PROFILE 
Sun Valley 91352
Kern County
White Forest Nursery  PROFILE 
Bakersfield 93306
San Bernardino County
Oak Hills Nursery  PROFILE 
Herperia 92344
Orange County
Flowerdale Nursery  PROFILE 
Santa Ana 92705
Tree of Life Nursery  PROFILE 
San Juan Capistrano 92693 wholesale, contract
Ventura County
Conejo Valley Botanic Garden  PROFILE 
Thousand Oaks 91358 October Plant Sale
Euterpe Farms  PROFILE 
Ojai 93023
Matilija Nursery  PROFILE 
Moorpark 93021
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Wild Plants in  Los Angeles County
Native Plants, by lifeform
Native Plants at the edge of their range
non-Native Plants
by Jepson Bioregion:
 
Transverse Ranges
South Coast
Channel Islands
Tehachapi Mtns
Mojave Desert

  MAP of Los Angeles County

 

 

What Grows Here?

  by watershed

  by zipcode

  by open space

 

 

 

Native Shrubs that grow wild in Los Angeles County:   Trees  •  Shrubs  •  Perennials  •  Annuals  •  Ferns
Acalypha californica
Acamptopappus sphaerocephalus
Acer glabrum
Adenostoma fasciculatum
Alnus rubra
Ambrosia dumosa
Ambrosia salsola
Amelanchier alnifolia
Amelanchier utahensis
Amorpha californica
 
Amorpha fruticosa
Arctostaphylos columbiana
Arctostaphylos crustacea
Arctostaphylos glandulosa
Arctostaphylos glauca
Arctostaphylos manzanita
Arctostaphylos obispoensis
Arctostaphylos patula
Arctostaphylos pungens
Arctostaphylos tomentosa
 
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
Arctostaphylos viridissima
Arctostaphylos viscida
Artemisia californica
Artemisia nova
Artemisia palmeri
Artemisia tridentata
Artemisia tridentata ssp. vaseyana
Atriplex canescens
Atriplex confertifolia
 
Atriplex lentiformis
Atriplex lentiformis ssp. breweri
Atriplex polycarpa
Atriplex spinifera
Baccharis pilularis
Baccharis pilularis ssp. consanguinea
Baccharis salicifolia
Baccharis salicina
Baccharis sarothroides
Bahiopsis laciniata
 
Bebbia juncea
Berberis aquifolium
Berberis aquifolium var. repens
Berberis nevinii
Berberis pinnata
Ceanothus arboreus
Ceanothus cordulatus
Ceanothus crassifolius
Ceanothus crassifolius var. planus
Ceanothus cuneatus
 
Ceanothus cyaneus
Ceanothus foliosus
Ceanothus impressus
Ceanothus integerrimus
Ceanothus integerrimus var. macrothyrsus
Ceanothus leucodermis
Ceanothus megacarpus
Ceanothus oliganthus
Ceanothus oliganthus var. orcuttii
Ceanothus rigidus
 
Ceanothus spinosus
Ceanothus thyrsiflorus
Ceanothus thyrsiflorus var. griseus
Ceanothus tomentosus
Ceanothus verrucosus
Cercis occidentalis
Cercocarpus betuloides
Cercocarpus ledifolius
Chilopsis linearis
Chrysolepis chrysophylla
 
Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus
Coleogyne ramosissima
Comarostaphylis diversifolia
Constancea nevinii
Cornus glabrata
Cornus nuttallii
Cornus sericea
Cornus sericea ssp. occidentalis
Cylindropuntia prolifera
Dendromecon harfordii
 
Dendromecon harfordii var. rhamnoides
Dendromecon rigida
Encelia californica
Encelia farinosa
Encelia frutescens
Ephedra nevadensis
Ephedra viridis
Ericameria arborescens
Ericameria cooperi
Ericameria ericoides
 
Ericameria linearifolia
Ericameria nauseosa
Ericameria palmeri
Ericameria pinifolia
Eriodictyon californicum
Eriodictyon crassifolium
Eriodictyon traskiae
Eriodictyon trichocalyx
Eriogonum arborescens
Eriogonum cinereum
 
Eriogonum fasciculatum
Eriogonum fasciculatum var. foliolosum
Eriogonum giganteum
Eriogonum nudum
Eriogonum parvifolium
Eriogonum wrightii
Eriophyllum confertiflorum
Euphorbia misera
Forestiera pubescens
Frangula californica
 
Frangula californica ssp. tomentella
Fraxinus dipetala
Fremontodendron californicum
Fremontodendron mexicanum
Gambelia speciosa
Garrya elliptica
Gaultheria shallon
Grayia spinosa
Gutierrezia californica
Gutierrezia sarothrae
 
Hazardia detonsa
Hazardia squarrosa
Helianthemum scoparium
Helianthemum suffrutescens
Hesperocyparis macnabiana
Hesperoyucca whipplei
Heteromeles arbutifolia
Holodiscus discolor
Isocoma menziesii
Juniperus californica
 
Juniperus communis
Justicia californica
Keckiella antirrhinoides
Keckiella cordifolia
Krascheninnikovia lanata
Larrea tridentata
Lavatera assurgentiflora ssp. glabra
Lepechinia calycina
Lepechinia fragrans
Lepidospartum squamatum
 
Leptosyne gigantea
Linanthus californicus
Lonicera hispidula
Lonicera interrupta
Lonicera involucrata
Lonicera subspicata
Lupinus albifrons
Lupinus arboreus
Lupinus chamissonis
Lupinus excubitus
 
Lupinus longifolius
Lycium andersonii
Lycium brevipes
Lycium verrucosum
Malacothamnus clementinus
Malacothamnus fasciculatus
Malacothamnus fasciculatus var. catalinensis
Malacothamnus fremontii
Malacothamnus orbiculatus
Malosma laurina
 
Malva assurgentiflora
Mimulus aurantiacus
Mimulus aurantiacus var. pubescens
Mimulus aurantiacus var. puniceus
Morella californica
Notholithocarpus densiflorus
Opuntia basilaris
Opuntia littoralis
Parthenocissus inserta
Peritoma arborea
 
Philadelphus lewisii
Pickeringia montana
Pluchea sericea
Prosopis glandulosa
Prosopis glandulosa var. torreyana
Prunus emarginata
Prunus fasciculata
Prunus ilicifolia
Prunus virginiana
Prunus virginiana var. demissa
 
Purshia mexicana
Purshia tridentata
Quercus dumosa
Quercus durata
Quercus turbinella
Quercus wislizeni
Rhamnus crocea
Rhamnus ilicifolia
Rhus aromatica
Rhus integrifolia
 
Rhus ovata
Ribes amarum
Ribes aureum
Ribes aureum var. gracillimum
Ribes californicum
Ribes cereum
Ribes divaricatum
Ribes indecorum
Ribes malvaceum
Ribes malvaceum var. viridifolium
 
Ribes menziesii
Ribes nevadense
Ribes roezlii
Ribes sanguineum
Ribes sanguineum var. glutinosum
Ribes speciosum
Ribes viburnifolium
Rosa californica
Rosa gymnocarpa
Rosa woodsii
 
Rosa woodsii ssp. ultramontana
Rosa woodsii var. gratissima
Rubus leucodermis
Rubus parviflorus
Rubus ursinus
Salix exigua
Salix exigua var. hindsiana
Salix lasiolepis
Salix melanopsis
Salix scouleriana
 
Salix sessilifolia
Salvia apiana
Salvia clevelandii
Salvia dorrii
Salvia leucophylla
Salvia mellifera
Salvia pachyphylla
Sambucus nigra
Sambucus nigra ssp. caerulea
Sarcobatus vermiculatus
 
Scutellaria mexicana
Senecio flaccidus
Simmondsia chinensis
Solanum umbelliferum
Solanum xanti
Sorbus scopulina
Stanleya pinnata
Styrax redivivus
Suaeda taxifolia
Symphoricarpos albus
 
Symphoricarpos albus var. laevigatus
Symphoricarpos mollis
Symphoricarpos rotundifolius
Tetradymia spinosa
Toxicodendron diversilobum
Trichostema lanatum
Vaccinium ovatum
Viburnum ellipticum
Viguiera laciniata
Vitis californica
 
Vitis girdiana
Xylococcus bicolor
Yucca baccata