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Calflora Great Places to view California Native Plants:

Santa Fe Dam Recreational Area

©2018 LA County Parks

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

Leo Carrillo State Park

©2016 California State Parks

Glendora Ridge Road

©2010 Michael Charters

Chilao Visitor Center

©2016 US Forest Service

Bob's Gap

©2008 Tanya Cummins



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
Hahamonga Nursery  PROFILE 
Pasadena 91109 ...providing low-cost nat...
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
Mojave Desert Land Trust  PROFILE 
Joshua Tree 92252 plant sales 3 X a year
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
Camarillo Facility Nursery  PROFILE 
Camarillo 93010
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
Acacia greggii
Acalypha californica
Acamptopappus sphaerocephalus
Adenostoma fasciculatum
Alnus rubra
Ambrosia dumosa
Ambrosia salsola
Amelanchier alnifolia
Amelanchier pallida
Amelanchier utahensis
 
Amorpha californica
Amorpha fruticosa
Arctostaphylos columbiana
Arctostaphylos columbiana f. tracyi
Arctostaphylos crustacea
Arctostaphylos glandulosa
Arctostaphylos glauca
Arctostaphylos hookeri ssp. franciscana
Arctostaphylos manzanita
Arctostaphylos patula
 
Arctostaphylos pungens
Arctostaphylos tomentosa
Arctostaphylos tomentosa ssp. crustacea
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi f. adenotricha
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi f. coactilis
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 emoryi
 
Baccharis pilularis
Baccharis pilularis ssp. consanguinea
Baccharis salicifolia
Baccharis salicina
Baccharis sarothroides
Bahiopsis laciniata
Bebbia juncea
Berberis aquifolium
Berberis aquifolium var. dictyota
Berberis aquifolium var. repens
 
Berberis nevinii
Berberis pinnata
Ceanothus arboreus
Ceanothus cordulatus
Ceanothus crassifolius
Ceanothus crassifolius var. planus
Ceanothus cuneatus
Ceanothus cuneatus var. rigidus
Ceanothus cyaneus
Ceanothus dentatus
 
Ceanothus greggii
Ceanothus griseus
Ceanothus griseus var. horizontalis
Ceanothus impressus
Ceanothus integerrimus
Ceanothus integerrimus var. macrothyrsus
Ceanothus leucodermis
Ceanothus megacarpus
Ceanothus oliganthus
Ceanothus oliganthus var. orcuttii
Ceanothus papillosus var. roweanus
Ceanothus prostratus var. laxus
Ceanothus rigidus
Ceanothus spinosus
Ceanothus thyrsiflorus
Ceanothus thyrsiflorus var. griseus
Ceanothus thyrsiflorus var. repens
 
Ceanothus tomentosus
Ceanothus tomentosus var. olivaceus
Ceanothus velutinus var. hookeri
Ceanothus velutinus var. laevigatus
Cephalanthus occidentalis var. californicus
Cercidium microphyllum
Cercis occidentalis
Cercocarpus betuloides
Cercocarpus ledifolius
Chilopsis linearis
 
Chrysolepis chrysophylla
Chrysothamnus nauseosus
Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus
Coleogyne ramosissima
Comarostaphylis diversifolia
Constancea nevinii
Coreopsis gigantea
Cornus glabrata
Cornus nuttallii
Cornus sericea
 
Cornus sericea ssp. occidentalis
Corylus cornuta var. californica
Crataegus columbiana
Crataegus suksdorfii
Cupressus macnabiana
Cupressus sargentii
Cylindropuntia prolifera
Dendromecon harfordii
Dendromecon harfordii var. rhamnoides
Dendromecon rigida
 
Diplacus aurantiacus
Diplacus puniceus
Echinocereus triglochidiatus
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 fasciculatum var. polifolium
Eriogonum giganteum
Eriogonum nudum
Eriogonum parvifolium
Eriogonum wrightii
Eriophyllum confertiflorum
Eriophyllum nevinii
Euphorbia misera
Forestiera pubescens
Frangula californica
Frangula californica ssp. tomentella
Fraxinus dipetala
Fraxinus jonesii
Fremontodendron californicum
 
Fremontodendron californicum ssp. decumbens
Fremontodendron mexicanum
Galvezia speciosa
Gambelia speciosa
Garrya elliptica
Grayia spinosa
Gutierrezia californica
Gutierrezia sarothrae
Hazardia detonsa
Hazardia squarrosa
 
Helianthemum scoparium
Helianthemum suffrutescens
Hesperocyparis macnabiana
Hesperoyucca whipplei
Heteromeles arbutifolia
Holodiscus discolor
Holodiscus microphyllus
Holodiscus microphyllus var. glabrescens
Hymenoclea salsola
Hyptis emoryi
 
Isocoma menziesii
Isomeris arborea
Juniperus californica
Juniperus communis
Justicia californica
Keckiella antirrhinoides
Keckiella breviflora
Keckiella cordifolia
Krascheninnikovia lanata
Larrea tridentata
 
Lavatera assurgentiflora
Lavatera assurgentiflora ssp. glabra
Lepechinia calycina
Lepechinia fragrans
Lepidospartum squamatum
Leptodactylon californicum
Leptosyne gigantea
Linanthus californicus
Lithocarpus densiflorus
Lithocarpus densiflorus var. echinoides
 
Lonicera hispidula
Lonicera hispidula var. vacillans
Lonicera interrupta
Lonicera subspicata
Lonicera subspicata var. denudata
Lupinus albifrons
Lupinus arboreus
Lupinus chamissonis
Lupinus excubitus
Lupinus longifolius
 
Lupinus propinquus
Lycium andersonii
Lycium brevipes
Lycium verrucosum
Malacothamnus arcuatus
Malacothamnus clementinus
Malacothamnus densiflorus
Malacothamnus densiflorus var. viscidus
Malacothamnus fasciculatus
Malacothamnus fasciculatus var. catalinensis
Malacothamnus fremontii
Malacothamnus helleri
Malacothamnus orbiculatus
Malosma laurina
Malva assurgentiflora
Mimulus aurantiacus
Mimulus aurantiacus var. pubescens
 
Mimulus aurantiacus var. puniceus
Mimulus bifidus
Mimulus longiflorus
Mimulus puniceus
Morella californica
Myrica californica
Opuntia basilaris
Opuntia engelmannii
Opuntia erinacea
Opuntia littoralis
 
Opuntia parryi
Opuntia prolifera
Parthenocissus inserta
Parthenocissus vitacea
Peritoma arborea
Philadelphus lewisii
Philadelphus lewisii ssp. gordonianus
Philadelphus microphyllus ssp. pumilus
Pickeringia montana
Pluchea sericea
 
Potentilla fruticosa
Prosopis glandulosa
Prosopis glandulosa var. torreyana
Prunus emarginata
Prunus fasciculata
Prunus ilicifolia
Prunus virginiana
Prunus virginiana var. demissa
Prunus virginiana var. melanocarpa
Purshia mexicana
 
Purshia tridentata
Purshia tridentata var. glandulosa
Quercus dumosa
Quercus durata
Quercus turbinella
Quercus wislizeni
Rhamnus californica
Rhamnus crocea
Rhamnus ilicifolia
Rhamnus purshiana
 
Rhamnus rubra
Rhamnus tomentella
Rhus aromatica
Rhus integrifolia
Rhus ovata
Rhus trilobata
Rhus trilobata var. simplicifolia
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 woodsii
Rosa woodsii ssp. ultramontana
Rosa woodsii var. ultramontana
 
Rubus leucodermis
Rubus leucodermis var. bernardinus
Rubus leucodermis var. trinitatis
Rubus parviflorus
Rubus parviflorus var. velutinus
Rubus spectabilis var. franciscanus
Rubus ursinus
Salazaria mexicana
Salix exigua
Salix exigua var. hindsiana
 
Salix hindsiana
Salix lasiolepis
Salix lasiolepis var. bigelovii
Salix lucida
Salix melanopsis
Salix scouleriana
Salix sessilifolia
Salvia apiana
Salvia clevelandii
Salvia dorrii
 
Salvia leucophylla
Salvia mellifera
Salvia pachyphylla
Sambucus melanocarpa
Sambucus mexicana
Sambucus nigra
Sambucus nigra ssp. caerulea
Sambucus racemosa var. microbotrys
Sarcobatus vermiculatus
Scutellaria mexicana
 
Senecio flaccidus
Senecio flaccidus var. douglasii
Simmondsia chinensis
Solanum parishii
Solanum umbelliferum
Solanum xanti
Sorbus scopulina
Sorbus scopulina var. cascadensis
Spiraea densiflora
Spiraea densiflora ssp. splendens
 
Stanleya pinnata
Styrax redivivus
Suaeda taxifolia
Symphoricarpos acutus
Symphoricarpos albus
Symphoricarpos albus var. laevigatus
Symphoricarpos hesperius
Symphoricarpos mollis
Symphoricarpos rotundifolius
Tetradymia spinosa
 
Toxicodendron diversilobum
Trichostema lanatum
Viburnum edule
Viburnum ellipticum
Viguiera laciniata
Viguiera parishii
Vitis californica
Vitis girdiana
Xylococcus bicolor
Yucca whipplei
Yucca whipplei ssp. cespitosa