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Calflora Great Places to view California Native Plants:

Upper Newport Bay, Back Bay Trail

©Basar in Wikipedia Commons

Starr Ranch

©2017 Cynthia Powell

Caspers Wilderness Park

©2015 Laura Camp



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
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, The  PROFILE 
Corona 92883 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
Acalypha californica
Adenostoma fasciculatum
Amelanchier utahensis
Amorpha californica
Amorpha fruticosa
Arctostaphylos glandulosa
Arctostaphylos glauca
Arctostaphylos manzanita
Artemisia californica
Artemisia palmeri
 
Artemisia tridentata
Atriplex canescens
Atriplex lentiformis
Atriplex lentiformis ssp. breweri
Atriplex polycarpa
Baccharis pilularis
Baccharis pilularis ssp. consanguinea
Baccharis salicifolia
Baccharis salicina
Baccharis sarothroides
 
Bahiopsis laciniata
Bebbia juncea
Berberis aquifolium
Berberis pinnata
Ceanothus crassifolius
Ceanothus cuneatus
Ceanothus foliosus
Ceanothus integerrimus
Ceanothus integerrimus var. macrothyrsus
Ceanothus leucodermis
 
Ceanothus megacarpus
Ceanothus oliganthus
Ceanothus oliganthus var. orcuttii
Ceanothus papillosus
Ceanothus spinosus
Ceanothus thyrsiflorus
Ceanothus tomentosus
Ceanothus verrucosus
Cercocarpus betuloides
Cercocarpus minutiflorus
 
Cneoridium dumosum
Comarostaphylis diversifolia
Cornus nuttallii
Cornus sericea
Cylindropuntia prolifera
Dendromecon rigida
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 nudum
 
Eriogonum parvifolium
Eriogonum wrightii
Eriophyllum confertiflorum
Euphorbia misera
Frangula californica
Frangula californica ssp. tomentella
Frangula purshiana
Fraxinus dipetala
Fremontodendron californicum
Fremontodendron mexicanum
 
Garrya fremontii
Gutierrezia californica
Gutierrezia sarothrae
Hazardia squarrosa
Helianthemum scoparium
Helianthemum suffrutescens
Hesperoyucca whipplei
Heteromeles arbutifolia
Holodiscus discolor
Isocoma menziesii
 
Juniperus californica
Keckiella antirrhinoides
Keckiella cordifolia
Lepidospartum squamatum
Leptosyne gigantea
Linanthus californicus
Lonicera interrupta
Lonicera involucrata
Lonicera subspicata
Lupinus albifrons
 
Lupinus excubitus
Lupinus longifolius
Lycium andersonii
Lycium brevipes
Malacothamnus fasciculatus
Malosma laurina
Malva assurgentiflora
Mimulus aurantiacus
Mimulus aurantiacus var. pubescens
Mimulus aurantiacus var. puniceus
 
Opuntia littoralis
Parthenocissus inserta
Peritoma arborea
Philadelphus lewisii
Pickeringia montana
Pluchea sericea
Prosopis glandulosa
Prosopis glandulosa var. torreyana
Prunus ilicifolia
Ptelea crenulata
 
Quercus dumosa
Quercus wislizeni
Rhamnus crocea
Rhamnus ilicifolia
Rhus aromatica
Rhus integrifolia
Rhus ovata
Ribes amarum
Ribes californicum
Ribes cereum
 
Ribes indecorum
Ribes malvaceum
Ribes malvaceum var. viridifolium
Ribes roezlii
Ribes roezlii var. cruentum
Ribes speciosum
Rosa californica
Rubus ursinus
Salix exigua
Salix exigua var. hindsiana
 
Salix lasiolepis
Salix sessilifolia
Salvia apiana
Salvia clevelandii
Salvia leucophylla
Salvia mellifera
Sambucus nigra
Sambucus nigra ssp. caerulea
Senecio flaccidus
Solanum umbelliferum
 
Solanum xanti
Styrax redivivus
Suaeda taxifolia
Symphoricarpos albus
Symphoricarpos albus var. laevigatus
Symphoricarpos mollis
Symphoricarpos rotundifolius
Toxicodendron diversilobum
Trichostema lanatum
Viguiera laciniata
 
Vitis californica
Vitis girdiana
Xylococcus bicolor