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Calflora Great Places to view California Native Plants:

Upper Newport Bay, Back Bay Trail

©2012 Ron Vanderhoff

Starr Ranch

©2017 Cynthia Powell

Crystal Cove State Park

©From brochure

Caspers Wilderness Park

©2016 Orange Co. Regional Parks



CNPS Chapter: Orange County

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
Orange County
Flowerdale Nursery  PROFILE 
Santa Ana 92705
Tree of Life Nursery  PROFILE 
San Juan Capistrano 92693 wholesale, contract
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
San Bernardino County
Oak Hills Nursery  PROFILE 
Herperia 92344
Riverside County
Acorn Cap Native Plant Nursery, The  PROFILE 
Wildomar 92595 Native Plant Nursery
Fremontia Horicultural  PROFILE 
Ontario 91761
Green Valley Nursery  PROFILE 
Indio 92203
Mockingbird Nurseries  PROFILE 
Riverside 92504
Upper Chase Nursery  PROFILE 
Riverside 92504 Wholesale
San Diego County
Anderson's Seed Co  PROFILE 
Escondido 92029 seeds
Briggs Nursery and Tree Company  PROFILE 
Vista 92081
Coastal Sage Gardening  PROFILE 
San Diego 92110
Evergreen Nursery  PROFILE 
San Diego 92110
Green Acres Nursery  PROFILE 
Vista 92084 wholesale
In Harmony Herbs and Spices  PROFILE 
San Diego 92167 seeds
Moosa Creek Nursery  PROFILE 
Valley Center 92082 wholesale
Recon Native Plants Inc.  PROFILE 
San Diego 92154 wholesale
Rincon Tribal Nursery  PROFILE 
Valley Center 92082
Sherman Nursery  PROFILE 
San Marcos 92069 Wholesale Nursery
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Wild Plants in  Orange County

Native Plants, by lifeform
Native Plants at the edge of their range
non-Native Plants
by Jepson Bioregion:
 
South Coast
Peninsular Ranges
  MAP of Orange County

 

 

What Grows Here?

  by watershed

  by zipcode

  by open space

 

 

 

Native Shrubs that grow wild in Orange County:   Trees  •  Shrubs  •  Perennials  •  Annuals  •  Ferns
Acacia greggii
Acalypha californica
Adenostoma fasciculatum
Amelanchier utahensis
Amorpha californica
Amorpha fruticosa
Arctostaphylos columbiana f. tracyi
Arctostaphylos glandulosa
Arctostaphylos glauca
Arctostaphylos hookeri ssp. franciscana
 
Arctostaphylos manzanita
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi f. adenotricha
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi f. coactilis
Artemisia californica
Artemisia palmeri
Artemisia tridentata
Atriplex canescens
Atriplex lentiformis
Atriplex lentiformis ssp. breweri
Atriplex polycarpa
 
Baccharis emoryi
Baccharis pilularis
Baccharis pilularis ssp. consanguinea
Baccharis salicifolia
Baccharis salicina
Baccharis sarothroides
Bahiopsis laciniata
Bebbia juncea
Berberis aquifolium
Berberis aquifolium var. dictyota
 
Berberis pinnata
Ceanothus crassifolius
Ceanothus cuneatus
Ceanothus cuneatus var. rigidus
Ceanothus griseus
Ceanothus griseus var. horizontalis
Ceanothus integerrimus
Ceanothus integerrimus var. macrothyrsus
Ceanothus leucodermis
Ceanothus megacarpus
 
Ceanothus oliganthus
Ceanothus oliganthus var. orcuttii
Ceanothus papillosus
Ceanothus papillosus var. roweanus
Ceanothus prostratus var. laxus
Ceanothus spinosus
Ceanothus thyrsiflorus
Ceanothus thyrsiflorus var. repens
Ceanothus tomentosus
Ceanothus tomentosus var. olivaceus
Ceanothus velutinus var. hookeri
Ceanothus velutinus var. laevigatus
Ceanothus verrucosus
Cephalanthus occidentalis var. californicus
Cercidium microphyllum
Cercocarpus betuloides
 
Cercocarpus minutiflorus
Chrysothamnus nauseosus
Cneoridium dumosum
Comarostaphylis diversifolia
Coreopsis gigantea
Cornus nuttallii
Cornus sericea
Corylus cornuta var. californica
Crataegus columbiana
Crataegus suksdorfii
 
Cupressus macnabiana
Cupressus sargentii
Cylindropuntia prolifera
Dendromecon rigida
Diplacus aurantiacus
Diplacus puniceus
Encelia californica
Encelia farinosa
Ericameria arborescens
Ericameria ericoides
 
Ericameria linearifolia
Ericameria nauseosa
Ericameria palmeri
Ericameria pinifolia
Eriodictyon crassifolium
Eriodictyon trichocalyx
Eriogonum cinereum
Eriogonum fasciculatum
Eriogonum fasciculatum var. foliolosum
Eriogonum fasciculatum var. polifolium
 
Eriogonum giganteum
Eriogonum nudum
Eriogonum parvifolium
Eriogonum wrightii
Eriophyllum confertiflorum
Eriophyllum nevinii
Euphorbia misera
Frangula californica
Frangula californica ssp. tomentella
Fraxinus dipetala
Fraxinus jonesii
Fremontodendron californicum
Fremontodendron californicum ssp. decumbens
Galvezia speciosa
Garrya fremontii
Gutierrezia californica
 
Gutierrezia sarothrae
Hazardia squarrosa
Helianthemum scoparium
Helianthemum suffrutescens
Hesperoyucca whipplei
Heteromeles arbutifolia
Holodiscus discolor
Holodiscus microphyllus
Holodiscus microphyllus var. glabrescens
Hymenoclea salsola
 
Hyptis emoryi
Isocoma menziesii
Isomeris arborea
Juniperus californica
Keckiella antirrhinoides
Keckiella cordifolia
Lavatera assurgentiflora
Lepechinia calycina
Lepidospartum squamatum
Leptodactylon californicum
 
Leptosyne gigantea
Linanthus californicus
Lithocarpus densiflorus
Lithocarpus densiflorus var. echinoides
Lonicera hispidula var. vacillans
Lonicera interrupta
Lonicera subspicata
Lupinus albifrons
Lupinus excubitus
Lupinus longifolius
 
Lupinus propinquus
Lycium andersonii
Lycium brevipes
Malacothamnus arcuatus
Malacothamnus fasciculatus
Malosma laurina
Malva assurgentiflora
Mimulus aurantiacus
Mimulus aurantiacus var. pubescens
Mimulus aurantiacus var. puniceus
Mimulus bifidus
Mimulus longiflorus
Mimulus puniceus
Myrica californica
Opuntia littoralis
Opuntia parryi
 
Opuntia prolifera
Parthenocissus inserta
Parthenocissus vitacea
Peritoma arborea
Philadelphus lewisii
Philadelphus lewisii ssp. gordonianus
Philadelphus microphyllus ssp. pumilus
Pickeringia montana
Pluchea sericea
Potentilla fruticosa
 
Prosopis glandulosa
Prosopis glandulosa var. torreyana
Prunus ilicifolia
Prunus virginiana var. melanocarpa
Ptelea crenulata
Quercus dumosa
Quercus wislizeni
Rhamnus californica
Rhamnus crocea
Rhamnus ilicifolia
 
Rhamnus purshiana
Rhamnus rubra
Rhamnus tomentella
Rhus aromatica
Rhus integrifolia
Rhus ovata
Rhus trilobata
Rhus trilobata var. simplicifolia
Ribes amarum
Ribes aureum
 
Ribes californicum
Ribes indecorum
Ribes malvaceum
Ribes malvaceum var. viridifolium
Ribes roezlii
Ribes speciosum
Ribes viburnifolium
Rosa californica
Rosa woodsii var. ultramontana
Rubus leucodermis var. bernardinus
Rubus leucodermis var. trinitatis
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 sessilifolia
Salvia apiana
Salvia clevelandii
Salvia leucophylla
Salvia mellifera
 
Salvia munzii
Sambucus melanocarpa
Sambucus mexicana
Sambucus nigra
Sambucus nigra ssp. caerulea
Sambucus racemosa var. microbotrys
Senecio flaccidus
Senecio flaccidus var. douglasii
Solanum umbelliferum
Solanum xanti
 
Sorbus scopulina var. cascadensis
Spiraea densiflora
Spiraea densiflora ssp. splendens
Styrax redivivus
Suaeda taxifolia
Symphoricarpos acutus
Symphoricarpos albus
Symphoricarpos albus var. laevigatus
Symphoricarpos hesperius
Symphoricarpos mollis
 
Symphoricarpos rotundifolius
Toxicodendron diversilobum
Trichostema lanatum
Viburnum edule
Viguiera laciniata
Viguiera parishii
Vitis girdiana
Xylococcus bicolor
Yucca whipplei
Yucca whipplei ssp. cespitosa