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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
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
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 Perennials that grow wild in Los Angeles County:   Trees  •  Shrubs  •  Perennials  •  Annuals  •  Ferns
Abronia maritima
Abutilon palmeri
Achillea millefolium
Acmispon glaber
Acmispon grandiflorus
Acmispon heermannii
Actaea rubra
Agoseris grandiflora
Agrostis exarata
Agrostis idahoensis
 
Agrostis pallens
Agrostis scabra
Alisma triviale
Allium haematochiton
Allium praecox
Ambrosia chamissonis
Ambrosia psilostachya
Anaphalis margaritacea
Anemopsis californica
Antirrhinum multiflorum
 
Apocynum cannabinum
Aquilegia formosa
Aralia californica
Argemone munita
Aristida purpurea
Artemisia douglasiana
Artemisia dracunculus
Artemisia ludoviciana
Artemisia suksdorfii
Arthrocnemum subterminale
 
Asclepias californica
Asclepias eriocarpa
Asclepias fascicularis
Astragalus pomonensis
Atriplex leucophylla
Baccharis glutinosa
Baileya multiradiata
Bloomeria crocea
Bolboschoenus maritimus
Bolboschoenus maritimus ssp. paludosus
 
Bolboschoenus robustus
Bothriochloa barbinodis
Boykinia occidentalis
Boykinia rotundifolia
Brickellia californica
Bromus carinatus
Bromus carinatus var. marginatus
Bromus laevipes
Calochortus albus
Calochortus catalinae
 
Calochortus luteus
Calochortus splendens
Calochortus venustus
Calyptridium umbellatum
Calystegia macrostegia
Calystegia purpurata
Camissoniopsis cheiranthifolia
Carex barbarae
Carex densa
Carex globosa
 
Carex nudata
Carex pellita
Carex praegracilis
Carex spissa
Carex subfusca
Carex tumulicola
Castilleja miniata
Chamerion angustifolium
Chamerion latifolium
Chlorogalum pomeridianum
Cirsium occidentale
Clematis lasiantha
Clematis ligusticifolia
 
Clinopodium douglasii
Clinopodium mimuloides
Corethrogyne filaginifolia
Cressa truxillensis
Croton californicus
Croton setiger
Cucurbita foetidissima
Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa
Cylindropuntia californica
Cyperus eragrostis
 
Darmera peltata
Datura inoxia
Datura wrightii
Delphinium cardinale
Delphinium glaucum
Deschampsia elongata
Dicentra formosa
Dichelostemma capitatum
Distichlis spicata
Drymocallis glandulosa
 
Dudleya caespitosa
Dudleya cymosa
Dudleya edulis
Dudleya lanceolata
Dudleya palmeri
Dudleya pulverulenta
Dudleya virens ssp. hassei
Ehrendorferia chrysantha
Eleocharis macrostachya
Eleocharis palustris
 
Elymus cinereus
Elymus condensatus
Elymus elymoides
Elymus glaucus
Elymus lanceolatus
Elymus multisetus
Elymus trachycaulus
Elymus triticoides
Epilobium canum
Epilobium canum ssp. angustifolium
 
Epilobium canum ssp. latifolium
Epilobium ciliatum
Epipactis gigantea
Eriastrum densifolium
Eriogonum crocatum
Eriogonum elongatum
Eriogonum grande
Eriogonum kennedyi
Eriogonum ovalifolium
Eriogonum umbellatum
 
Eriogonum wrightii
Eriophyllum lanatum
Erysimum capitatum
Erysimum suffrutescens
Eschscholzia californica
Euthamia occidentalis
Festuca californica
Festuca rubra
Fragaria vesca
Frankenia salina
Fritillaria biflora
Galium angustifolium
Grindelia camporum
 
Grindelia hirsutula
Grindelia stricta
Grindelia stricta var. platyphylla
Gutierrezia californica
Helenium bigelovii
Helenium puberulum
Helianthus californicus
Heliotropium curassavicum
Heracleum maximum
Heterotheca grandiflora
 
Heterotheca sessiliflora
Heterotheca villosa
Heuchera caespitosa
Heuchera rubescens
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 acutus ssp. leopoldii
Juncus balticus
Juncus effusus
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
Leptosyne maritima
Lewisia rediviva
Lilium humboldtii
Lilium parryi
Limonium californicum
Lobelia dunnii
Lobelia dunnii var. serrata
Lomatium californicum
Lomatium dasycarpum
 
Lomatium dissectum
Lupinus albicaulis
Lupinus argenteus
Lupinus bicolor
Lupinus formosus
Lupinus latifolius
Lupinus latifolius var. parishii
Lupinus polyphyllus
Lupinus polyphyllus var. burkei
Luzula comosa
Luzula comosa var. laxa
Maianthemum stellatum
Malacothrix saxatilis
 
Malvella leprosa
Marah fabacea
Marah macrocarpa
Melica californica
Melica imperfecta
Melica torreyana
Mentha arvensis
Mentha canadensis
Mentzelia laevicaulis
Mimulus cardinalis
 
Mimulus guttatus
Mirabilis laevis var. crassifolia
Mirabilis laevis var. villosa
Mirabilis multiflora
Monardella macrantha
Monardella odoratissima
Muhlenbergia rigens
Oenanthe sarmentosa
Oenothera californica
Oenothera cespitosa
 
Oenothera elata
Oenothera elata ssp. hookeri
Oenothera villosa ssp. strigosa
Osmorhiza berteroi
Penstemon centranthifolius
Penstemon grinnellii
Penstemon heterophyllus
Penstemon palmeri
Penstemon rostriflorus
Penstemon speciosus
 
Penstemon spectabilis
Perideridia californica
Persicaria punctata
Phacelia californica
Phacelia egena
Phacelia imbricata
Phacelia ramosissima
Phacelia ramosissima var. austrolitoralis
Phalaris arundinacea
Phlox diffusa
 
Phyla nodiflora
Plantago subnuda
Pluchea odorata
Poa fendleriana
Poa secunda
Poa secunda ssp. juncifolia
Potentilla anserina
Potentilla anserina ssp. pacifica
Potentilla gracilis
Primula clevelandii
 
Primula jeffreyi
Prunella vulgaris
Prunella vulgaris var. lanceolata
Pseudognaphalium biolettii
Pseudognaphalium californicum
Pseudognaphalium microcephalum
Pycnanthemum californicum
Ranunculus californicus
Romneya coulteri
Rumex salicifolius
Sagittaria latifolia
Salicornia pacifica
Salvia sonomensis
 
Salvia spathacea
Schoenoplectus acutus
Schoenoplectus americanus
Schoenoplectus californicus
Scirpus microcarpus
Scrophularia atrata
Scrophularia californica
Scutellaria siphocampyloides
Sedum spathulifolium
Sidalcea malviflora
 
Silene laciniata
Sisyrinchium bellum
Sisyrinchium idahoense
Solanum douglasii
Solanum xanti
Solidago canadensis
Solidago confinis
Solidago spectabilis
Solidago velutina
Solidago velutina ssp. californica
 
Sparganium eurycarpum
Sphaeralcea ambigua
Sporobolus airoides
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 nigra
Symphyotrichum chilense
Thalictrum fendleri
Thalictrum fendleri var. polycarpum
Toxicoscordion fremontii
 
Trifolium wormskioldii
Triglochin maritima
Triteleia ixioides
Triteleia laxa
Typha domingensis
Typha latifolia
Urtica dioica
Urtica dioica ssp. holosericea
Venegasia carpesioides
Veratrum californicum
 
Verbena lasiostachys
Verbena lasiostachys var. scabrida
Veronica americana
Vicia americana
Xylorhiza tortifolia