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Limekiln State Park

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Garland Ranch

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Fremont Peak State Park

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Elkhorn Slough

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CNPS Chapter: Monterey Bay
Demonstration Gardens

Sources of Native Plants
Monterey County
Blue Moon Native Garden  PROFILE 
Carmel Valley 93924
Elkhorn Native Nursery  PROFILE 
Moss Landing 95039
Rana Creek Restoration  PROFILE 
Carmel Valley 93924
Santa Cruz County
Central Coast Wilds  PROFILE 
Santa Cruz 95060 county of origin
Gold Rush Nursery  PROFILE 
Soquel 95073 Wholesale and retail
Monterey Bay Nursery  PROFILE 
Watsonville 95062 wholesale
Native Revival Nursery  PROFILE 
Aptos 95003
Seedhunt  PROFILE 
Freedom 95019 seeds
Sierra Azul Nursery  PROFILE 
Watsonville 95076
Suncrest Nurseries  PROFILE 
Watsonville 95076 wholesale
Santa Clara County
Capital Wholesale Nursery  PROFILE 
San Jose 95148
Grassroots Ecology Native Plant Nursery  PROFILE 
Palo Alto
Jean and David Struthers Native Plant Nursery (CNPS SCV)  PROFILE 
Los Altos Hills, 94022 CNPS Santa Clara Valley N...
Middlebrook Gardens  PROFILE 
San Jose 95126
Payless Nursery  PROFILE 
San Jose 95122
San Benito County
Fresno County
Intermountain Nursery  PROFILE 
Prather 93651 wholesale, retail
Welker's Grove Nursery  PROFILE 
Shaver Lake
Kings County
San Luis Obispo County
Growing Grounds Farm  PROFILE 
San Luis Obispo 93401
Native Sons  PROFILE 
Arroyo Grande 93420
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Wild Plants in  Monterey County

Native Plants, by lifeform
Native Plants at the edge of their range
non-Native Plants
by Jepson Bioregion:
 
Central Coast
South Coast Ranges
SF Bay
  MAP of Monterey County

 

 

What Grows Here?

  by watershed

  by zipcode

  by open space

 

 

 

Native Shrubs that grow wild in Monterey County:   Trees  •  Shrubs  •  Perennials  •  Annuals  •  Ferns
Acacia greggii
Adenostoma fasciculatum
Alnus incana
Alnus incana ssp. tenuifolia
Alnus rubra
Amelanchier pallida
Amelanchier utahensis
Amorpha californica
Amorpha fruticosa
Arctostaphylos andersonii
 
Arctostaphylos columbiana f. tracyi
Arctostaphylos crustacea
Arctostaphylos cruzensis
Arctostaphylos edmundsii
Arctostaphylos glandulosa
Arctostaphylos glauca
Arctostaphylos hookeri
Arctostaphylos hookeri ssp. franciscana
Arctostaphylos insularis
Arctostaphylos manzanita
 
Arctostaphylos obispoensis
Arctostaphylos pajaroensis
Arctostaphylos pumila
Arctostaphylos pungens
Arctostaphylos sensitiva
Arctostaphylos tomentosa
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi f. adenotricha
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi f. coactilis
Artemisia californica
 
Atriplex canescens
Atriplex confertifolia
Atriplex lentiformis
Atriplex polycarpa
Baccharis emoryi
Baccharis pilularis
Baccharis pilularis ssp. consanguinea
Baccharis salicifolia
Berberis aquifolium
Berberis aquifolium var. dictyota
 
Berberis nervosa
Berberis pinnata
Ceanothus cuneatus
Ceanothus cuneatus var. rigidus
Ceanothus dentatus
Ceanothus foliosus
Ceanothus gloriosus
Ceanothus griseus
Ceanothus griseus var. horizontalis
Ceanothus integerrimus
 
Ceanothus integerrimus var. macrothyrsus
Ceanothus leucodermis
Ceanothus megacarpus
Ceanothus oliganthus
Ceanothus papillosus
Ceanothus papillosus var. roweanus
Ceanothus prostratus var. laxus
Ceanothus rigidus
Ceanothus thyrsiflorus
Ceanothus thyrsiflorus var. griseus
Ceanothus thyrsiflorus var. repens
Ceanothus tomentosus var. olivaceus
Ceanothus velutinus
Ceanothus velutinus var. hookeri
Ceanothus velutinus var. laevigatus
 
Cephalanthus occidentalis
Cephalanthus occidentalis var. californicus
Cercidium microphyllum
Cercocarpus betuloides
Chrysolepis chrysophylla
Chrysothamnus nauseosus
Coreopsis gigantea
Cornus glabrata
Cornus nuttallii
Cornus sericea
 
Cornus sericea ssp. occidentalis
Corylus cornuta
Corylus cornuta ssp. californica
Corylus cornuta var. californica
Crataegus columbiana
Crataegus suksdorfii
Cupressus macnabiana
Cupressus sargentii
Dendromecon rigida
Diplacus aurantiacus
 
Diplacus grandiflorus
Echinocereus triglochidiatus
Ericameria arborescens
Ericameria ericoides
Ericameria linearifolia
Ericameria nauseosa
Ericameria pinifolia
Eriodictyon californicum
Eriodictyon crassifolium
Eriodictyon traskiae
 
Eriogonum fasciculatum
Eriogonum fasciculatum var. foliolosum
Eriogonum fasciculatum var. polifolium
Eriogonum giganteum
Eriogonum nudum
Eriogonum parvifolium
Eriogonum wrightii
Eriophyllum confertiflorum
Eriophyllum nevinii
Forestiera pubescens
 
Frangula californica
Frangula californica ssp. tomentella
Frangula purshiana
Fraxinus dipetala
Fraxinus jonesii
Fremontodendron californicum
Fremontodendron californicum ssp. decumbens
Galvezia speciosa
Garrya elliptica
Garrya fremontii
Gaultheria shallon
Gutierrezia californica
Hazardia squarrosa
Helianthemum scoparium
Helianthemum suffrutescens
 
Hesperocyparis sargentii
Hesperoyucca whipplei
Heteromeles arbutifolia
Holodiscus discolor
Holodiscus microphyllus
Holodiscus microphyllus var. glabrescens
Hymenoclea salsola
Hyptis emoryi
Isocoma menziesii
Isomeris arborea
 
Juniperus californica
Lavatera assurgentiflora
Lepechinia calycina
Lepidospartum squamatum
Leptosyne gigantea
Lithocarpus densiflorus
Lithocarpus densiflorus var. echinoides
Lonicera hispidula
Lonicera hispidula var. vacillans
Lonicera interrupta
 
Lonicera involucrata
Lonicera subspicata
Lonicera subspicata var. denudata
Lupinus albifrons
Lupinus albifrons var. collinus
Lupinus arboreus
Lupinus chamissonis
Lupinus excubitus
Lupinus propinquus
Lupinus variicolor
 
Lycium andersonii
Malacothamnus arcuatus
Malacothamnus densiflorus var. viscidus
Malacothamnus fasciculatus
Malacothamnus fremontii
Malacothamnus gracilis
Malacothamnus helleri
Malacothamnus jonesii
Malacothamnus niveus
Malacothamnus palmeri
 
Malacothamnus palmeri var. involucratus
Malacothamnus palmeri var. lucianus
Malva assurgentiflora
Mimulus aurantiacus
Mimulus aurantiacus var. grandiflorus
Mimulus aurantiacus var. puniceus
Mimulus bifidus
Mimulus longiflorus
Mimulus puniceus
Morella californica
Myrica californica
Notholithocarpus densiflorus
Notholithocarpus densiflorus var. echinoides
Oemleria cerasiformis
Opuntia erinacea
 
Opuntia parryi
Opuntia prolifera
Parthenocissus vitacea
Peritoma arborea
Philadelphus lewisii ssp. gordonianus
Philadelphus microphyllus ssp. pumilus
Physocarpus capitatus
Pickeringia montana
Potentilla fruticosa
Prunus emarginata
 
Prunus ilicifolia
Prunus subcordata
Prunus subcordata var. kelloggii
Prunus subcordata var. rubicunda
Prunus virginiana
Prunus virginiana var. demissa
Prunus virginiana var. melanocarpa
Ptelea crenulata
Quercus dumosa
Quercus durata
 
Quercus turbinella
Quercus wislizeni
Rhamnus californica
Rhamnus crocea
Rhamnus ilicifolia
Rhamnus purshiana
Rhamnus rubra
Rhamnus tomentella
Rhododendron macrophyllum
Rhododendron occidentale
 
Rhus aromatica
Rhus ovata
Rhus trilobata
Rhus trilobata var. simplicifolia
Ribes amarum
Ribes amarum var. hoffmannii
Ribes aureum
Ribes aureum var. gracillimum
Ribes californicum
Ribes divaricatum
 
Ribes indecorum
Ribes malvaceum
Ribes menziesii
Ribes roezlii
Ribes sanguineum
Ribes sanguineum var. glutinosum
Ribes speciosum
Rosa californica
Rosa gymnocarpa
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 sitchensis
Salvia apiana
Salvia leucophylla
Salvia mellifera
Sambucus melanocarpa
Sambucus mexicana
Sambucus nigra
Sambucus nigra ssp. caerulea
Sambucus racemosa var. microbotrys
 
Senecio flaccidus
Senecio flaccidus var. douglasii
Senegalia greggii
Solanum umbelliferum
Solanum xanti
Sorbus scopulina
Sorbus scopulina var. cascadensis
Spiraea densiflora
Spiraea densiflora ssp. splendens
Suaeda taxifolia
 
Symphoricarpos acutus
Symphoricarpos albus
Symphoricarpos albus var. laevigatus
Symphoricarpos hesperius
Symphoricarpos mollis
Toxicodendron diversilobum
Trichostema lanatum
Vaccinium ovatum
Viburnum edule
Viguiera parishii
 
Vitis californica
Whipplea modesta
Yucca baccata
Yucca whipplei
Yucca whipplei ssp. cespitosa