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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

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
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?
-- a county level flora --

 

 

 

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 idahoensis
Agrostis pallens
Agrostis scabra
Alisma plantago-aquatica
Alisma triviale
Allium amplectens
 
Allium haematochiton
Allium praecox
Allium validum
Ambrosia chamissonis
Ambrosia psilostachya
Ambrosia pumila
Anaphalis margaritacea
Anemopsis californica
Antirrhinum multiflorum
Antirrhinum thompsonii
 
Apocynum cannabinum
Aquilegia formosa
Arabis blepharophylla
Aralia californica
Argemone munita
Aristida purpurea
Artemisia douglasiana
Artemisia dracunculus
Artemisia ludoviciana
Arthrocnemum subterminale
 
Asarum caudatum
Asclepias californica
Asclepias californica ssp. greenei
Asclepias eriocarpa
Asclepias erosa
Asclepias fascicularis
Aster chilensis
Astragalus pomonensis
Astragalus purshii
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
Bromus sitchensis var. carinatus
Bromus sitchensis var. marginatus
Calochortus albus
 
Calochortus amabilis
Calochortus catalinae
Calochortus luteus
Calochortus splendens
Calochortus venustus
Calyptridium umbellatum
Calystegia macrostegia
Calystegia macrostegia ssp. cyclostegia
Calystegia purpurata
Calystegia soldanella
 
Camissonia cheiranthifolia
Camissoniopsis cheiranthifolia
Carex barbarae
Carex densa
Carex dudleyi
Carex globosa
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
Clinopodium douglasii
Clinopodium mimuloides
Coreopsis maritima
Corethrogyne filaginifolia
Corethrogyne filaginifolia var. californica
Cressa truxillensis
Croton californicus
Cucurbita foetidissima
 
Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa
Cylindropuntia californica
Cyperus eragrostis
Danthonia californica
Datura inoxia
Datura wrightii
Delphinium cardinale
Delphinium glaucum
Delphinium inflexum
Deschampsia elongata
 
Dicentra chrysantha
Dicentra formosa
Dichelostemma capitatum
Dichelostemma ida-maia
Dichelostemma multiflorum
Dichelostemma volubile
Dipterostemon capitatus
Disporum smithii
Distichlis spicata
Dodecatheon clevelandii
 
Dodecatheon jeffreyi
Drymocallis glandulosa
Dudleya caespitosa
Dudleya cymosa
Dudleya densiflora
Dudleya edulis
Dudleya hassei
Dudleya lanceolata
Dudleya palmeri
Dudleya pulverulenta
 
Dudleya virens
Dudleya virens ssp. hassei
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 glaucus
Erigeron lobatus
Eriogonum crocatum
Eriogonum elongatum
Eriogonum grande
Eriogonum kennedyi
Eriogonum latifolium
Eriogonum oblongifolium
Eriogonum ovalifolium
 
Eriogonum umbellatum
Eriogonum umbellatum var. dumosum
Eriogonum umbellatum var. polyanthum
Eriogonum wrightii
Eriogonum wrightii var. subscaposum
Eriophyllum lanatum
Eriophyllum staechadifolium
Erysimum capitatum
Erysimum insulare ssp. suffrutescens
Erysimum suffrutescens
 
Erythranthe cardinalis
Erythranthe guttata
Eschscholzia californica
Eschscholzia procera
Euthamia occidentalis
Festuca californica
Festuca idahoensis
Festuca roemeri var. klamathensis
Festuca rubra
Fragaria crinita
Fragaria vesca
 
Frankenia salina
Fritillaria affinis
Fritillaria biflora
Fritillaria lanceolata var. tristulis
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 bigelovii
Helenium puberulum
Helianthus californicus
Helianthus gracilentus
 
Heliotropium curassavicum
Heracleum lanatum
Heracleum maximum
Heterotheca grandiflora
Heterotheca villosa
Heuchera caespitosa
Heuchera cespitosa
Heuchera cylindrica
Heuchera elegans
Heuchera maxima
 
Heuchera micrantha
Heuchera rubescens
Hoita macrostachya
Hordeum brachyantherum
Hordeum brachyantherum ssp. californicum
Hordeum jubatum
Horkelia cuneata
Hosackia crassifolia
Iris douglasiana
Iris macrosiphon
 
Iris missouriensis
Iris munzii
Iva hayesiana
Jaumea carnosa
Juncus acutus
Juncus balticus
Juncus effusus
Juncus ensifolius
Juncus mexicanus
Juncus occidentalis
 
Juncus patens
Juncus phaeocephalus
Juncus tenuis
Juncus textilis
Juncus torreyi
Juncus xiphioides
Koeleria macrantha
Lasthenia californica ssp. macrantha
Lathyrus vestitus
Lemna minor
 
Lepidium fremontii
Leptosyne maritima
Lessingia filaginifolia
Lessingia filaginifolia var. californica
Lewisia rediviva
Leymus cinereus
Leymus condensatus
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 grandiflorus
 
Lotus heermannii
Lotus scoparius
Lupinus albicaulis
Lupinus argenteus
Lupinus bicolor
Lupinus formosus
Lupinus latifolius
Lupinus polyphyllus
Lupinus polyphyllus var. burkei
Lupinus rivularis
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 macrantha
Monardella odoratissima
Muhlenbergia rigens
Nassella cernua
 
Nassella lepida
Nassella pulchra
Nasturtium officinale
Nolina bigelovii
Nolina parryi
Nuphar polysepala
Oenanthe sarmentosa
Oenothera caespitosa
Oenothera californica
Oenothera cespitosa
 
Oenothera deltoides ssp. howellii
Oenothera elata
Oenothera elata ssp. hirsutissima
Oenothera elata ssp. hookeri
Oenothera villosa ssp. strigosa
Osmorhiza berteroi
Osmorhiza chilensis
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. latifolia
Phacelia ramosissima var. subglabra
Phlox diffusa
Phyla nodiflora
Plantago subnuda
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
 
Primula clevelandii
Primula jeffreyi
Prosartes smithii
Prunella vulgaris
Prunella vulgaris var. lanceolata
Pseudognaphalium biolettii
Pseudognaphalium californicum
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 douglasii
 
Satureja mimuloides
Schoenoplectus acutus
Schoenoplectus americanus
Schoenoplectus californicus
Scirpus americanus
Scirpus californicus
Scirpus maritimus
Scirpus microcarpus
Scirpus robustus
Scrophularia atrata
 
Scrophularia californica
Scrophularia californica ssp. floribunda
Scutellaria lateriflora
Scutellaria siphocampyloides
Sedum spathulifolium
Sidalcea malviflora
Silene laciniata
Sisyrinchium bellum
Sisyrinchium californicum
Sisyrinchium idahoense
 
Smilacina stellata
Solanum douglasii
Solanum xanti
Solidago californica
Solidago canadensis
Solidago confinis
Solidago sparsiflora
Solidago spectabilis
Solidago velutina
Solidago velutina ssp. californica
 
Sphaeralcea ambigua
Sporobolus airoides
Sporobolus cryptandrus
Stachys ajugoides
Stachys albens
Stachys bullata
Stachys rigida
Stanleya pinnata
Stipa cernua
Stipa coronata
 
Stipa hymenoides
Stipa lepida
Stipa pulchra
Stipa speciosa
Suaeda moquinii
Suaeda nigra
Symphyotrichum chilense
Tanacetum bipinnatum
Tanacetum camphoratum
Thalictrum fendleri
 
Thalictrum fendleri var. polycarpum
Thalictrum polycarpum
Toxicoscordion fremontii
Trifolium wormskioldii
Triglochin maritima
Trillium albidum
Trillium angustipetalum
Triteleia hyacinthina
Triteleia ixioides
Triteleia laxa
 
Typha domingensis
Typha latifolia
Urtica dioica
Urtica dioica ssp. holosericea
Venegasia carpesioides
Veratrum californicum
Verbena gooddingii
Verbena hastata
Verbena lasiostachys
Verbena lasiostachys var. scabrida
 
Veronica americana
Vicia americana
Xylorhiza tortifolia
Zigadenus fremontii