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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 Perennials that grow wild in Monterey County:   Trees  •  Shrubs  •  Perennials  •  Annuals  •  Ferns
Abronia maritima
Acaena pinnatifida
Acaena pinnatifida var. californica
Achillea millefolium
Achnatherum coronatum
Achnatherum hymenoides
Achnatherum speciosum
Acmispon glaber
Acmispon grandiflorus
Acmispon heermannii
 
Actaea rubra
Agastache urticifolia
Agoseris grandiflora
Agrostis exarata
Agrostis exarata var. monolepis
Agrostis pallens
Agrostis scabra
Agrostis scabra var. geminata
Alisma plantago-aquatica
Alisma triviale
 
Allium falcifolium
Allium praecox
Allium unifolium
Allium validum
Ambrosia bipinnatifida
Ambrosia chamissonis
Ambrosia psilostachya
Anaphalis margaritacea
Anemopsis californica
Anthoxanthum occidentale
 
Antirrhinum multiflorum
Apocynum cannabinum
Aquilegia eximia
Aquilegia formosa
Arabis blepharophylla
Aralia californica
Argemone munita
Armeria maritima
Armeria maritima ssp. californica
Arnica amplexicaulis
 
Arnica chamissonis ssp. foliosa
Artemisia douglasiana
Artemisia dracunculus
Artemisia pycnocephala
Aruncus dioicus var. pubescens
Asclepias californica
Asclepias californica ssp. greenei
Asclepias eriocarpa
Asclepias fascicularis
Aster chilensis
 
Atriplex leucophylla
Baccharis douglasii
Baccharis glutinosa
Bidens laevis
Bloomeria crocea
Bolboschoenus maritimus
Bolboschoenus maritimus ssp. paludosus
Bolboschoenus robustus
Boykinia occidentalis
Brickellia californica
 
Brodiaea coronaria
Brodiaea elegans
Bromus carinatus
Bromus carinatus var. marginatus
Bromus laevipes
Bromus marginatus
Calamagrostis nutkaensis
Calochortus albus
Calochortus albus var. rubellus
Calochortus luteus
 
Calochortus splendens
Calochortus uniflorus
Calochortus venustus
Caltha leptosepala var. biflora
Calyptridium umbellatum var. caudiciferum
Calystegia macrostegia
Calystegia purpurata
Calystegia soldanella
Camissonia cheiranthifolia
Camissoniopsis cheiranthifolia
 
Carex aquatilis
Carex barbarae
Carex densa
Carex deweyana
Carex deweyana ssp. leptopoda
Carex dudleyi
Carex globosa
Carex leptopoda
Carex lyngbyei
Carex nudata
 
Carex obnupta
Carex pansa
Carex pellita
Carex praegracilis
Carex senta
Carex serratodens
Carex spissa
Carex subbracteata
Carex subfusca
Carex tumulicola
Castilleja foliolosa
Chlorogalum pomeridianum
Cirsium occidentale
Clematis lasiantha
Clematis ligusticifolia
Clematis ligusticifolia var. brevifolia
Clematis ligusticifolia var. californica
 
Clinopodium douglasii
Clinopodium mimuloides
Clintonia andrewsiana
Coreopsis maritima
Corethrogyne filaginifolia
Corethrogyne filaginifolia var. incana
Corethrogyne filaginifolia var. linifolia
Corethrogyne leucophylla
Cressa truxillensis
Croton californicus
 
Cynoglossum grande
Cyperus eragrostis
Danthonia californica
Danthonia californica var. americana
Datura inoxia
Datura wrightii
Delphinium californicum
Delphinium cardinale
Delphinium inflexum
Delphinium nudicaule
 
Deschampsia cespitosa
Deschampsia cespitosa ssp. holciformis
Deschampsia elongata
Dicentra chrysantha
Dicentra formosa
Dichelostemma capitatum
Dichelostemma congestum
Dichelostemma multiflorum
Dichelostemma volubile
Dichondra donelliana
 
Disporum hookeri
Disporum smithii
Distichlis spicata
Dodecatheon clevelandii
Dodecatheon hendersonii
Dodecatheon jeffreyi
Dodecatheon pulchellum
Drymocallis glandulosa
Dudleya caespitosa
Dudleya cymosa
 
Dudleya farinosa
Dudleya hassei
Dudleya lanceolata
Dudleya palmeri
Dugaldia hoopesii
Ehrendorferia chrysantha
Eleocharis macrostachya
Eleocharis palustris
Elymus condensatus
Elymus elymoides
 
Elymus glaucus
Elymus glaucus ssp. jepsonii
Elymus mollis
Elymus multisetus
Elymus trachycaulus
Elymus triticoides
Epilobium canum
Epilobium canum ssp. angustifolium
Epilobium canum ssp. latifolium
Epipactis gigantea
 
Eriastrum densifolium
Erigeron glaucus
Erigeron lobatus
Erigeron peregrinus
Eriogonum elongatum
Eriogonum latifolium
Eriogonum oblongifolium
Eriogonum umbellatum
Eriogonum wrightii
Eriophyllum lanatum
 
Eriophyllum lanatum var. arachnoideum
Eriophyllum staechadifolium
Erysimum capitatum
Erysimum franciscanum var. crassifolium
Erysimum insulare ssp. suffrutescens
Erysimum menziesii
Erysimum menziesii ssp. concinnum
Erysimum menziesii ssp. eurekense
Erysimum menziesii ssp. yadonii
Erythranthe cardinalis
 
Erythranthe guttata
Erythronium multiscapoideum
Eschscholzia californica
Eschscholzia procera
Euthamia occidentalis
Festuca californica
Festuca idahoensis
Festuca occidentalis
Festuca roemeri var. klamathensis
Festuca rubra
Fragaria chiloensis
Fragaria chiloensis ssp. lucida
Fragaria crinita
Fragaria vesca
Fragaria vesca ssp. bracteata
Frankenia salina
Fritillaria affinis
 
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 hirsutula var. maritima
Grindelia stricta
Grindelia stricta var. angustifolia
Grindelia stricta var. platyphylla
Gutierrezia californica
Helenium autumnale var. grandiflorum
Helenium autumnale var. montanum
Helenium bigelovii
Helenium puberulum
 
Helianthus gracilentus
Heliotropium curassavicum
Heracleum lanatum
Heracleum maximum
Hesperostipa comata
Heterotheca grandiflora
Heterotheca sessiliflora
Heterotheca sessiliflora ssp. bolanderi
Heterotheca villosa
Heuchera cylindrica var. alpina
 
Heuchera elegans
Heuchera maxima
Heuchera micrantha
Heuchera micrantha var. diversifolia
Heuchera micrantha var. erubescens
Heuchera micrantha var. macropetala
Heuchera pilosissima
Heuchera rubescens var. alpicola
Heuchera rubescens var. glandulosa
Heuchera rubescens var. rydbergiana
 
Hierochloe occidentalis
Hierochloe odorata
Hoita macrostachya
Hordeum brachyantherum
Hordeum brachyantherum ssp. californicum
Hordeum jubatum
Horkelia californica
Horkelia cuneata
Hosackia crassifolia
Hosackia gracilis
 
Ipomopsis aggregata
Iris douglasiana
Iris longipetala
Iris missouriensis
Jaumea carnosa
Juncus balticus
Juncus effusus
Juncus effusus ssp. pacificus
Juncus effusus var. brunneus
Juncus effusus var. pacificus
 
Juncus hesperius
Juncus mexicanus
Juncus occidentalis
Juncus patens
Juncus phaeocephalus
Juncus tenuis
Juncus xiphioides
Koeleria macrantha
Lathyrus vestitus
Lemna minor
 
Lepidium fremontii var. stipitatum
Lessingia filaginifolia
Lessingia filaginifolia var. californica
Lewisia rediviva
Leymus cinereus
Leymus condensatus
Leymus mollis
Leymus triticoides
Lilium pardalinum
Limonium californicum
 
Linum lewisii
Linum lewisii var. alpicola
Lobelia cardinalis
Lobelia dunnii
Lobelia dunnii var. serrata
Lomatium californicum
Lomatium dasycarpum
Lotus crassifolius
Lotus crassifolius var. otayensis
Lotus formosissimus
Lotus grandiflorus
Lotus heermannii
Lotus scoparius
Lupinus bicolor
Lupinus formosus
Lupinus latifolius
Luzula comosa
 
Luzula comosa var. laxa
Luzula subsessilis
Maianthemum racemosum
Maianthemum stellatum
Malacothrix saxatilis
Malvella leprosa
Marah fabacea
Marah fabaceus
Marah macrocarpus
Melica californica
 
Melica imperfecta
Melica torreyana
Mentha canadensis
Mentzelia laevicaulis
Mimulus cardinalis
Mimulus guttatus
Mirabilis bigelovii
Mirabilis californica
Mirabilis laevis var. crassifolia
Mirabilis laevis var. villosa
 
Monardella antonina
Monardella linoides ssp. viminea
Monardella macrantha
Monardella villosa
Monardella villosa ssp. obispoensis
Montia parvifolia
Muhlenbergia dumosa
Muhlenbergia rigens
Nassella cernua
Nassella lepida
 
Nassella pulchra
Nasturtium officinale
Oenanthe sarmentosa
Oenothera californica
Oenothera elata
Oenothera elata ssp. hirsutissima
Oenothera elata ssp. hookeri
Oenothera villosa ssp. strigosa
Osmorhiza berteroi
Osmorhiza chilensis
 
Oxalis oregana
Pascopyrum smithii
Penstemon centranthifolius
Penstemon grinnellii
Penstemon heterophyllus
Penstemon spectabilis
Perideridia californica
Perideridia kelloggii
Persicaria punctata
Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
 
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
Phyla nodiflora
Phyla nodiflora var. incisa
Phyla nodiflora var. rosea
Plantago maritima
Plantago maritima var. juncoides
Plantago subnuda
Pleuraphis jamesii
Pleuraphis rigida
Poa ampla
 
Poa juncifolia
Poa nevadensis
Poa secunda
Polygonum paronychia
Polygonum punctatum
Potentilla anserina
Potentilla anserina ssp. pacifica
Potentilla glandulosa
Potentilla palustris
Primula clevelandii
 
Primula hendersonii
Prosartes hookeri
Prosartes hookeri var. trachyandra
Prosartes smithii
Prunella vulgaris
Prunella vulgaris var. lanceolata
Pseudognaphalium biolettii
Pseudognaphalium californicum
Pseudognaphalium microcephalum
Pseudognaphalium stramineum
Pseudoroegneria spicata
Ranunculus californicus
Ranunculus californicus var. cuneatus
Romneya coulteri
Rorippa nasturtium-aquaticum
Rumex salicifolius
Salicornia pacifica
 
Salicornia subterminalis
Salvia sonomensis
Salvia spathacea
Satureja chandleri
Satureja douglasii
Satureja mimuloides
Schoenoplectus acutus
Schoenoplectus americanus
Schoenoplectus californicus
Schoenoplectus tabernaemontani
 
Scirpus americanus
Scirpus californicus
Scirpus maritimus
Scirpus microcarpus
Scirpus robustus
Scirpus tabernaemontani
Scrophularia californica
Scrophularia californica ssp. floribunda
Sedum spathulifolium
Sidalcea malviflora
 
Silene laciniata
Silene laciniata ssp. major
Sisyrinchium bellum
Sisyrinchium californicum
Smilacina racemosa
Smilacina stellata
Solanum douglasii
Solanum xanti
Solidago californica
Solidago canadensis ssp. elongata
 
Solidago confinis
Solidago elongata
Solidago sparsiflora
Solidago spathulata
Solidago velutina
Solidago velutina ssp. californica
Sparganium eurycarpum
Sporobolus airoides var. wrightii
Sporobolus cryptandrus
Stachys ajugoides
 
Stachys albens
Stachys bullata
Stachys chamissonis
Stachys pycnantha
Stipa cernua
Stipa coronata
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 occidentale
Thalictrum polycarpum
Toxicoscordion fremontii
 
Trifolium wormskioldii
Triglochin maritima
Trillium albidum
Trillium angustipetalum
Trillium chloropetalum
Trillium ovatum
Triteleia hyacinthina
Triteleia ixioides
Triteleia laxa
Typha domingensis
 
Typha latifolia
Urtica dioica
Urtica dioica ssp. holosericea
Vancouveria planipetala
Venegasia carpesioides
Veratrum viride var. eschscholzianum
Verbena lasiostachys
Verbena lasiostachys var. scabrida
Veronica americana
Vicia americana
 
Vicia gigantea
Viola adunca
Viola glabella
Viola sempervirens
Wyethia angustifolia
Xerophyllum tenax
Zigadenus fremontii