California Native Plant Link Exchange Profile of  Los Angeles County ALL COUNTY PROFILES SEARCH for Plants
  Resources

Calflora Great Places to view California Native Plants:

Santa Fe Dam Recreational Area

©2008 Hartmut Wisch

San Nicolas Island

©2016 Chris Leslie

Powder Canyon

©2014 Jesse Rorabaugh

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

©2011 Neal Kramer

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
Acer glabrum
Adenostoma fasciculatum
Ambrosia dumosa
Ambrosia salsola
Amelanchier alnifolia
Amelanchier pallida
Amelanchier utahensis
 
Amorpha californica
Amorpha fruticosa
Arctostaphylos crustacea
Arctostaphylos glandulosa
Arctostaphylos glauca
Arctostaphylos insularis
Arctostaphylos manzanita
Arctostaphylos obispoensis
Arctostaphylos patula
Arctostaphylos pungens
 
Arctostaphylos stanfordiana
Arctostaphylos tomentosa
Arctostaphylos tomentosa ssp. crustacea
Arctostaphylos viridissima
Aristolochia californica
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
Bahiopsis parishii
Bebbia juncea
Berberis aquifolium
Berberis aquifolium var. dictyota
Berberis aquifolium var. repens
Berberis nevinii
Berberis pinnata
 
Calliandra eriophylla
Calycanthus occidentalis
Carpenteria californica
Ceanothus arboreus
Ceanothus cordulatus
Ceanothus crassifolius
Ceanothus crassifolius var. planus
Ceanothus cuneatus
Ceanothus cuneatus var. rigidus
Ceanothus cyaneus
 
Ceanothus foliosus
Ceanothus greggii
Ceanothus impressus
Ceanothus integerrimus
Ceanothus integerrimus var. macrothyrsus
Ceanothus leucodermis
Ceanothus megacarpus
Ceanothus oliganthus
Ceanothus oliganthus var. orcuttii
Ceanothus papillosus
Ceanothus rigidus
Ceanothus spinosus
Ceanothus thyrsiflorus
Ceanothus tomentosus
Cercidium microphyllum
Cercis occidentalis
 
Cercocarpus betuloides
Cercocarpus ledifolius
Cercocarpus minutiflorus
Cercocarpus traskiae
Chilopsis linearis
Chrysolepis chrysophylla
Chrysothamnus nauseosus
Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus
Cneoridium dumosum
Comarostaphylis diversifolia
 
Condea emoryi
Constancea nevinii
Coreopsis gigantea
Cornus glabrata
Cornus nuttallii
Cornus sericea
Cornus sericea ssp. occidentalis
Crocanthemum aldersonii
Crocanthemum scoparium
Crocanthemum scoparium var. vulgare
 
Cupressus macnabiana
Cylindropuntia prolifera
Dendromecon harfordii
Dendromecon harfordii var. rhamnoides
Dendromecon rigida
Diplacus aurantiacus
Diplacus longiflorus
Diplacus puniceus
Echinocereus mojavensis
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
Eriogonum wrightii var. subscaposum
Eriophyllum confertiflorum
Eriophyllum nevinii
Euphorbia misera
Fallugia paradoxa
Forestiera pubescens
Frangula californica
Frangula californica ssp. tomentella
Frangula rubra
Fraxinus dipetala
Fraxinus jonesii
 
Fremontodendron californicum
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
Lepechinia calycina
Lepechinia fragrans
Lepidospartum squamatum
Leptodactylon californicum
Leptosyne gigantea
Linanthus californicus
Lithocarpus densiflorus
Lonicera hispidula
Lonicera hispidula var. vacillans
 
Lonicera interrupta
Lonicera subspicata
Lonicera subspicata var. denudata
Lupinus albifrons
Lupinus albifrons var. collinus
Lupinus arboreus
Lupinus chamissonis
Lupinus excubitus
Lupinus longifolius
Lupinus propinquus
 
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. puniceus
Mimulus longiflorus
Mimulus puniceus
Morella californica
Myrica californica
 
Notholithocarpus densiflorus
Oemleria cerasiformis
Opuntia Xoccidentalis
Opuntia basilaris
Opuntia engelmannii
Opuntia littoralis
Opuntia oricola
Opuntia polyacantha
Opuntia prolifera
Ornithostaphylos oppositifolia
 
Parkinsonia microphylla
Parthenocissus vitacea
Peritoma arborea
Philadelphus lewisii
Pickeringia montana
Pluchea sericea
Prosopis glandulosa
Prosopis glandulosa var. torreyana
Prunus emarginata
Prunus fasciculata
 
Prunus ilicifolia
Prunus subcordata
Prunus virginiana
Prunus virginiana var. demissa
Prunus virginiana var. melanocarpa
Psilostrophe cooperi
Ptelea crenulata
Purshia mexicana
Purshia tridentata
Purshia tridentata var. glandulosa
 
Quercus dumosa
Quercus durata
Quercus turbinella
Quercus vacciniifolia
Quercus wislizeni
Rhamnus californica
Rhamnus crocea
Rhamnus ilicifolia
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
Robinia neomexicana
Rosa californica
Rosa gymnocarpa
Rosa pisocarpa
Rosa woodsii
 
Rosa woodsii ssp. ultramontana
Rosa woodsii var. ultramontana
Rubus leucodermis
Rubus leucodermis var. bernardinus
Rubus parviflorus
Rubus ursinus
Salazaria mexicana
Salix exigua
Salix exigua var. hindsiana
Salix hindsiana
 
Salix lasiolepis
Salix lasiolepis var. bigelovii
Salix lucida
Salix melanopsis
Salix scouleriana
Salvia apiana
Salvia brandegeei
Salvia clevelandii
Salvia dorrii
Salvia leucophylla
 
Salvia mellifera
Salvia munzii
Salvia pachyphylla
Sambucus mexicana
Sambucus nigra
Sambucus nigra ssp. caerulea
Scutellaria mexicana
Senecio flaccidus
Senecio flaccidus var. douglasii
Senegalia greggii
 
Simmondsia chinensis
Solanum parishii
Solanum umbelliferum
Solanum xanti
Sorbus scopulina
Sphaeralcea angustifolia
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
Viguiera laciniata
 
Viguiera parishii
Vitis californica
Vitis girdiana
Xylococcus bicolor
Yucca baccata
Yucca whipplei