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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 Perennials that grow wild in Los Angeles County:   Trees  •  Shrubs  •  Perennials  •  Annuals  •  Ferns
Abronia maritima
Abutilon palmeri
Achillea millefolium
Achnatherum coronatum
Achnatherum hymenoides
Achnatherum speciosum
Acmispon glaber
Acmispon grandiflorus
Acmispon heermannii
Actaea rubra
 
Agave deserti
Ageratina occidentalis
Agoseris grandiflora
Agrostis exarata
Agrostis exarata var. monolepis
Agrostis idahoensis
Agrostis pallens
Agrostis scabra
Agrostis scabra var. geminata
Alisma plantago-aquatica
 
Alisma triviale
Allium amplectens
Allium haematochiton
Allium praecox
Allium validum
Ambrosia bipinnatifida
Ambrosia chamissonis
Ambrosia psilostachya
Anaphalis margaritacea
Anemopsis californica
 
Antirrhinum multiflorum
Apocynum cannabinum
Aquilegia formosa
Aralia californica
Argemone munita
Aristida purpurea
Arnica amplexicaulis
Arnica chamissonis ssp. foliosa
Artemisia douglasiana
Artemisia dracunculus
 
Artemisia ludoviciana
Arthrocnemum subterminale
Asclepias californica
Asclepias californica ssp. greenei
Asclepias eriocarpa
Asclepias fascicularis
Aster chilensis
Astragalus pomonensis
Astragalus trichopodus
Atriplex leucophylla
 
Atriplex watsonii
Baccharis douglasii
Baccharis glutinosa
Baileya multiradiata
Bidens laevis
Bloomeria crocea
Bolboschoenus maritimus
Bolboschoenus maritimus ssp. paludosus
Bolboschoenus robustus
Bothriochloa barbinodis
 
Boykinia occidentalis
Brickellia californica
Bromus carinatus
Bromus carinatus var. marginatus
Bromus laevipes
Bromus marginatus
Calochortus albus
Calochortus albus var. rubellus
Calochortus catalinae
Calochortus splendens
 
Calochortus venustus
Caltha leptosepala var. biflora
Calyptridium umbellatum
Calyptridium umbellatum var. caudiciferum
Calystegia macrostegia
Calystegia macrostegia ssp. cyclostegia
Calystegia purpurata
Calystegia soldanella
Camissonia cheiranthifolia
Camissoniopsis cheiranthifolia
 
Carex barbarae
Carex densa
Carex deweyana
Carex deweyana ssp. leptopoda
Carex dudleyi
Carex globosa
Carex leptopoda
Carex nudata
Carex pellita
Carex praegracilis
 
Carex senta
Carex spissa
Carex subfusca
Carex tumulicola
Castilleja angustifolia
Castilleja chromosa
Castilleja foliolosa
Castilleja miniata
Chamerion angustifolium
Chamerion latifolium
Chlorogalum pomeridianum
Cirsium occidentale
Clematis lasiantha
Clematis ligusticifolia
Clematis ligusticifolia var. brevifolia
Clematis ligusticifolia var. californica
Clinopodium douglasii
 
Clinopodium mimuloides
Coreopsis maritima
Corethrogyne filaginifolia
Corethrogyne filaginifolia var. californica
Corethrogyne filaginifolia var. incana
Corethrogyne filaginifolia var. linifolia
Corethrogyne leucophylla
Cressa truxillensis
Croton californicus
Cucurbita foetidissima
 
Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa
Cylindropuntia californica
Cyperus eragrostis
Danthonia californica var. americana
Darmera peltata
Datura inoxia
Datura wrightii
Delphinium cardinale
Delphinium glaucum
Delphinium inflexum
 
Deschampsia elongata
Dicentra chrysantha
Dicentra formosa
Dichelostemma capitatum
Disporum hookeri
Disporum smithii
Distichlis spicata
Dodecatheon clevelandii
Dodecatheon hendersonii
Dodecatheon jeffreyi
 
Dodecatheon pulchellum
Drymocallis glandulosa
Dudleya caespitosa
Dudleya cymosa
Dudleya densiflora
Dudleya hassei
Dudleya lanceolata
Dudleya palmeri
Dudleya pulverulenta
Dudleya virens
 
Dudleya virens ssp. hassei
Dugaldia hoopesii
Ehrendorferia chrysantha
Eleocharis macrostachya
Eleocharis palustris
Elymus cinereus
Elymus condensatus
Elymus elymoides
Elymus glaucus
Elymus lanceolatus
 
Elymus multisetus
Elymus spicatus
Elymus trachycaulus
Elymus triticoides
Epilobium canum
Epilobium canum ssp. angustifolium
Epilobium canum ssp. latifolium
Epilobium latifolium
Epipactis gigantea
Eriastrum densifolium
 
Erigeron divergens
Erigeron lobatus
Erigeron peregrinus
Eriogonum crocatum
Eriogonum elongatum
Eriogonum grande
Eriogonum kennedyi
Eriogonum oblongifolium
Eriogonum ovalifolium
Eriogonum umbellatum
 
Eriogonum wrightii
Eriophyllum lanatum
Eriophyllum lanatum var. arachnoideum
Erysimum capitatum
Erysimum franciscanum var. crassifolium
Erysimum insulare ssp. suffrutescens
Erysimum suffrutescens
Erythranthe cardinalis
Erythranthe guttata
Erythronium multiscapoideum
 
Eschscholzia californica
Eschscholzia procera
Euthamia occidentalis
Festuca californica
Festuca roemeri var. klamathensis
Festuca rubra
Fragaria chiloensis
Fragaria chiloensis ssp. lucida
Fragaria crinita
Fragaria vesca
Fragaria vesca ssp. bracteata
Frankenia salina
Fritillaria affinis var. tristulis
Fritillaria biflora
Galium angustifolium
Galvezia speciosa
Gnaphalium californicum
 
Gnaphalium canescens
Gnaphalium stramineum
Grindelia camporum
Grindelia camporum var. bracteosa
Grindelia hirsutula
Grindelia hirsutula var. davyi
Grindelia stricta
Grindelia stricta var. platyphylla
Gutierrezia californica
Helenium autumnale var. grandiflorum
 
Helenium autumnale var. montanum
Helenium bigelovii
Helenium puberulum
Helianthus californicus
Helianthus gracilentus
Heliotropium curassavicum
Heracleum lanatum
Heracleum maximum
Hesperostipa comata
Heterotheca grandiflora
 
Heterotheca sessiliflora
Heterotheca villosa
Heuchera caespitosa
Heuchera cylindrica var. alpina
Heuchera elegans
Heuchera micrantha var. diversifolia
Heuchera micrantha var. erubescens
Heuchera micrantha var. macropetala
Heuchera rubescens
Heuchera rubescens var. alpicola
 
Heuchera rubescens var. glandulosa
Heuchera rubescens var. rydbergiana
Hierochloe occidentalis
Hierochloe odorata
Hilaria rigida
Hoita macrostachya
Hordeum brachyantherum
Hordeum brachyantherum ssp. californicum
Hordeum jubatum
Horkelia cuneata
 
Hosackia crassifolia
Iris douglasiana
Iva hayesiana
Jaumea carnosa
Juncus acutus
Juncus balticus
Juncus effusus
Juncus effusus var. brunneus
Juncus effusus var. pacificus
Juncus ensifolius
 
Juncus mexicanus
Juncus occidentalis
Juncus patens
Juncus phaeocephalus
Juncus tenuis
Juncus textilis
Juncus torreyi
Juncus xiphioides
Koeleria macrantha
Lathyrus vestitus
 
Lemna minor
Lepidium fremontii
Lepidium fremontii var. stipitatum
Leptosyne maritima
Lessingia filaginifolia
Lessingia filaginifolia var. californica
Lewisia rediviva
Leymus cinereus
Leymus condensatus
Leymus mollis
 
Leymus triticoides
Lilium humboldtii
Lilium parryi
Limonium californicum
Lobelia cardinalis
Lobelia cardinalis var. pseudosplendens
Lobelia dunnii
Lobelia dunnii var. serrata
Lomatium californicum
Lomatium dasycarpum
 
Lomatium dissectum
Lotus crassifolius
Lotus crassifolius var. otayensis
Lotus formosissimus
Lotus grandiflorus
Lotus heermannii
Lotus scoparius
Lupinus albicaulis
Lupinus argenteus
Lupinus bicolor
Lupinus formosus
Lupinus latifolius
Lupinus polyphyllus
Lupinus polyphyllus var. burkei
Luzula comosa
Luzula comosa var. laxa
Maianthemum stellatum
 
Malacothrix saxatilis
Malvella leprosa
Marah fabacea
Marah fabaceus
Marah fabaceus var. agrestis
Marah macrocarpa
Marah macrocarpus
Marah oregana
Marah oreganus
Melica californica
 
Melica imperfecta
Melica torreyana
Mentha arvensis
Mentha canadensis
Mentzelia laevicaulis
Mimulus cardinalis
Mimulus guttatus
Mirabilis bigelovii
Mirabilis californica
Mirabilis laevis
 
Mirabilis laevis var. crassifolia
Mirabilis laevis var. villosa
Mirabilis multiflora
Monardella linoides
Monardella linoides ssp. viminea
Monardella macrantha
Monardella odoratissima
Muhlenbergia dumosa
Muhlenbergia rigens
Nassella cernua
 
Nassella lepida
Nassella pulchra
Nasturtium officinale
Nuphar polysepala
Oenanthe sarmentosa
Oenothera caespitosa
Oenothera californica
Oenothera cespitosa
Oenothera elata
Oenothera elata ssp. hirsutissima
 
Oenothera elata ssp. hookeri
Oenothera villosa ssp. strigosa
Osmorhiza berteroi
Osmorhiza chilensis
Pascopyrum smithii
Penstemon centranthifolius
Penstemon eatonii
Penstemon grinnellii
Penstemon heterophyllus
Penstemon palmeri
 
Penstemon rostriflorus
Penstemon speciosus
Penstemon spectabilis
Perideridia californica
Persicaria punctata
Phacelia californica
Phacelia cinerea
Phacelia egena
Phacelia imbricata
Phacelia ramosissima
 
Phacelia ramosissima var. austrolitoralis
Phacelia ramosissima var. eremophila
Phacelia ramosissima var. latifolia
Phacelia ramosissima var. montereyensis
Phacelia ramosissima var. subglabra
Phalaris arundinacea
Phalaris arundinacea var. picta
Phlox diffusa
Phyla nodiflora
Phyla nodiflora var. incisa
 
Phyla nodiflora var. rosea
Plantago maritima var. juncoides
Plantago subnuda
Pleuraphis jamesii
Pleuraphis rigida
Pluchea odorata
Poa ampla
Poa fendleriana
Poa juncifolia
Poa nevadensis
 
Poa secunda
Poa secunda ssp. juncifolia
Polygonum punctatum
Potentilla anserina
Potentilla anserina ssp. pacifica
Potentilla glandulosa
Potentilla gracilis
Potentilla palustris
Primula clevelandii
Primula jeffreyi
Prunella vulgaris
Prunella vulgaris var. lanceolata
Pseudognaphalium biolettii
Pseudognaphalium californicum
Pseudognaphalium canescens
Pseudognaphalium microcephalum
Pseudognaphalium stramineum
 
Pseudoroegneria spicata
Pycnanthemum californicum
Ranunculus californicus
Romneya coulteri
Rorippa nasturtium-aquaticum
Rumex salicifolius
Sagittaria latifolia
Salicornia pacifica
Salicornia subterminalis
Salvia sonomensis
 
Salvia spathacea
Satureja chandleri
Satureja douglasii
Satureja mimuloides
Schoenoplectus acutus
Schoenoplectus americanus
Schoenoplectus californicus
Scirpus americanus
Scirpus californicus
Scirpus maritimus
 
Scirpus microcarpus
Scirpus robustus
Scirpus tabernaemontani
Scrophularia atrata
Scrophularia californica
Scrophularia californica ssp. floribunda
Scutellaria siphocampyloides
Sedum spathulifolium
Sidalcea malviflora
Silene laciniata
 
Silene laciniata ssp. major
Sisyrinchium bellum
Sisyrinchium idahoense
Smilacina racemosa
Smilacina stellata
Solanum douglasii
Solanum xanti
Solidago californica
Solidago confinis
Solidago sparsiflora
 
Solidago spectabilis
Solidago velutina
Solidago velutina ssp. californica
Sparganium eurycarpum
Sphaeralcea ambigua
Sporobolus airoides
Sporobolus airoides var. wrightii
Sporobolus cryptandrus
Stachys ajugoides
Stachys albens
 
Stachys bullata
Stanleya pinnata
Stipa cernua
Stipa comata
Stipa coronata
Stipa hymenoides
Stipa lepida
Stipa pulchra
Stipa speciosa
Suaeda moquinii
 
Suaeda nigra
Symphyotrichum chilense
Symphyotrichum chilense var. invenustum
Symphyotrichum chilense var. medium
Tanacetum camphoratum
Thalictrum fendleri
Thalictrum fendleri var. polycarpum
Thalictrum polycarpum
Thymophylla pentachaeta
Toxicoscordion fremontii
 
Trifolium wormskioldii
Triglochin maritima
Triteleia ixioides
Triteleia laxa
Typha domingensis
Typha latifolia
Urtica dioica
Urtica dioica ssp. holosericea
Venegasia carpesioides
Veratrum californicum
 
Veratrum viride var. eschscholzianum
Verbena lasiostachys
Verbena lasiostachys var. scabrida
Veronica americana
Vicia americana
Xylorhiza tortifolia
Zigadenus fremontii