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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
Mojave Desert Land Trust  PROFILE 
Joshua Tree 92252 plant sales 3 X a year
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 Perennials that grow wild in Orange County:   Trees  •  Shrubs  •  Perennials  •  Annuals  •  Ferns
Abronia maritima
Abutilon palmeri
Achillea millefolium
Achnatherum coronatum
Achnatherum hymenoides
Achnatherum speciosum
Acmispon glaber
Acmispon heermannii
Agoseris grandiflora
Agrostis exarata
 
Agrostis exarata var. monolepis
Agrostis pallens
Agrostis scabra var. geminata
Alisma plantago-aquatica
Alisma triviale
Allium haematochiton
Allium marvinii
Allium praecox
Ambrosia bipinnatifida
Ambrosia chamissonis
 
Ambrosia psilostachya
Anemopsis californica
Antirrhinum multiflorum
Apocynum cannabinum
Aralia californica
Argemone munita
Aristida purpurea
Arnica amplexicaulis
Arnica chamissonis ssp. foliosa
Artemisia douglasiana
 
Artemisia dracunculus
Arthrocnemum subterminale
Aruncus dioicus var. pubescens
Asclepias californica
Asclepias californica ssp. greenei
Asclepias eriocarpa
Asclepias fascicularis
Aster chilensis
Astragalus pomonensis
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
Brickellia californica
Bromus carinatus
Bromus carinatus var. marginatus
Bromus laevipes
Bromus marginatus
Calochortus albus
Calochortus albus var. rubellus
Calochortus catalinae
Calochortus splendens
 
Caltha leptosepala var. biflora
Calyptridium umbellatum var. caudiciferum
Calystegia macrostegia
Calystegia macrostegia ssp. cyclostegia
Calystegia soldanella
Camissonia cheiranthifolia
Camissoniopsis cheiranthifolia
Carex barbarae
Carex deweyana
Carex deweyana ssp. leptopoda
 
Carex dudleyi
Carex pellita
Carex praegracilis
Carex spissa
Carex subfusca
Castilleja angustifolia
Castilleja foliolosa
Chlorogalum pomeridianum
Cirsium occidentale
Clematis lasiantha
Clematis ligusticifolia
Clematis ligusticifolia var. brevifolia
Clematis ligusticifolia var. californica
 
Clinopodium chandleri
Coreopsis maritima
Corethrogyne filaginifolia
Corethrogyne filaginifolia var. incana
Corethrogyne filaginifolia var. linifolia
Corethrogyne leucophylla
Cressa truxillensis
Croton californicus
Cucurbita foetidissima
Cylindropuntia californica
 
Cyperus eragrostis
Danthonia californica var. americana
Datura inoxia
Datura wrightii
Delphinium cardinale
Delphinium inflexum
Dicentra chrysantha
Dichelostemma capitatum
Disporum hookeri
Disporum smithii
 
Distichlis spicata
Dodecatheon clevelandii
Dodecatheon hendersonii
Dodecatheon jeffreyi
Dodecatheon pulchellum
Drymocallis glandulosa
Dudleya caespitosa
Dudleya cymosa
Dudleya edulis
Dudleya hassei
 
Dudleya lanceolata
Dudleya palmeri
Dudleya pulverulenta
Dugaldia hoopesii
Ehrendorferia chrysantha
Eleocharis macrostachya
Eleocharis palustris
Elymus condensatus
Elymus glaucus
Elymus glaucus ssp. jepsonii
 
Elymus multisetus
Elymus triticoides
Epilobium canum
Epilobium canum ssp. angustifolium
Epilobium canum ssp. latifolium
Epilobium latifolium
Epipactis gigantea
Eriastrum densifolium
Erigeron divergens
Erigeron lobatus
 
Erigeron peregrinus
Eriogonum elongatum
Eriogonum oblongifolium
Eriogonum wrightii
Erysimum capitatum
Erysimum franciscanum var. crassifolium
Erysimum insulare ssp. suffrutescens
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 roemeri var. klamathensis
Festuca rubra
Fragaria chiloensis ssp. lucida
Fragaria crinita
Fragaria vesca ssp. bracteata
Frankenia salina
 
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
Gutierrezia californica
Helenium autumnale var. grandiflorum
Helenium autumnale var. montanum
Helenium puberulum
Helianthus californicus
Helianthus gracilentus
Heliotropium curassavicum
Heracleum lanatum
Hesperostipa comata
 
Heterotheca grandiflora
Heterotheca sessiliflora
Heterotheca villosa
Heuchera cylindrica var. alpina
Heuchera elegans
Heuchera micrantha var. diversifolia
Heuchera micrantha var. erubescens
Heuchera micrantha var. macropetala
Heuchera rubescens var. alpicola
Heuchera rubescens var. glandulosa
 
Heuchera rubescens var. rydbergiana
Hierochloe occidentalis
Hierochloe odorata
Hoita macrostachya
Hordeum brachyantherum
Hordeum brachyantherum ssp. californicum
Horkelia cuneata
Hosackia crassifolia
Iva hayesiana
Jaumea carnosa
 
Juncus acutus
Juncus balticus
Juncus effusus
Juncus effusus var. brunneus
Juncus effusus var. pacificus
Juncus mexicanus
Juncus patens
Juncus phaeocephalus
Juncus textilis
Juncus torreyi
 
Juncus xiphioides
Koeleria macrantha
Lathyrus vestitus
Lepidium fremontii var. stipitatum
Lessingia filaginifolia
Lessingia filaginifolia var. californica
Leymus cinereus
Leymus condensatus
Leymus mollis
Leymus triticoides
 
Lilium humboldtii
Limonium californicum
Linum lewisii
Linum lewisii var. alpicola
Lobelia dunnii
Lobelia dunnii var. serrata
Lomatium dasycarpum
Lomatium utriculatum
Lotus crassifolius
Lotus crassifolius var. otayensis
Lotus formosissimus
Lotus grandiflorus
Lotus heermannii
 
Lotus scoparius
Lupinus bicolor
Lupinus latifolius
Malacothrix saxatilis
Malvella leprosa
Marah fabaceus
Marah macrocarpa
Marah macrocarpus
Melica imperfecta
Melica torreyana
 
Mimulus cardinalis
Mimulus guttatus
Mirabilis bigelovii
Mirabilis californica
Mirabilis laevis
Mirabilis laevis var. crassifolia
Monardella linoides ssp. viminea
Monardella macrantha
Muhlenbergia dumosa
Muhlenbergia rigens
 
Nassella cernua
Nassella lepida
Nassella pulchra
Nasturtium officinale
Nolina parryi
Oenanthe sarmentosa
Oenothera californica
Oenothera elata
Oenothera elata ssp. hirsutissima
Oenothera elata ssp. hookeri
 
Osmorhiza chilensis
Pascopyrum smithii
Penstemon centranthifolius
Penstemon grinnellii
Penstemon heterophyllus
Penstemon spectabilis
Persicaria punctata
Phacelia cinerea
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 var. picta
Phyla nodiflora
Phyla nodiflora var. incisa
Phyla nodiflora var. rosea
Plantago maritima var. juncoides
 
Plantago subnuda
Pleuraphis jamesii
Pleuraphis rigida
Pluchea odorata
Poa ampla
Poa fendleriana
Poa juncifolia
Poa nevadensis
Poa secunda
Polygonum punctatum
 
Potentilla anserina
Potentilla anserina ssp. pacifica
Potentilla glandulosa
Potentilla palustris
Primula clevelandii
Prunella vulgaris
Pseudognaphalium biolettii
Pseudognaphalium californicum
Pseudognaphalium microcephalum
Pseudognaphalium stramineum
Pycnanthemum californicum
Ranunculus californicus
Romneya coulteri
 
Rorippa nasturtium-aquaticum
Rumex salicifolius
Salicornia pacifica
Salicornia subterminalis
Salvia spathacea
Satureja chandleri
Satureja douglasii
Satureja mimuloides
Schoenoplectus acutus
Schoenoplectus americanus
 
Schoenoplectus californicus
Scirpus americanus
Scirpus californicus
Scirpus maritimus
Scirpus microcarpus
Scirpus robustus
Scirpus tabernaemontani
Scrophularia californica
Scrophularia californica ssp. floribunda
Sidalcea malviflora
 
Silene laciniata
Silene laciniata ssp. major
Sisyrinchium bellum
Smilacina racemosa
Smilacina stellata
Solanum douglasii
Solanum xanti
Solidago californica
Solidago canadensis ssp. elongata
Solidago confinis
 
Solidago sparsiflora
Solidago velutina
Solidago velutina ssp. californica
Sparganium eurycarpum
Sphaeralcea ambigua
Sporobolus airoides
Sporobolus airoides var. wrightii
Stachys ajugoides
Stachys albens
Stachys bullata
 
Stipa cernua
Stipa coronata
Stipa lepida
Stipa pulchra
Suaeda moquinii
Suaeda nigra
Symphyotrichum chilense var. invenustum
Symphyotrichum chilense var. medium
Tanacetum camphoratum
Thalictrum fendleri
 
Thalictrum fendleri var. polycarpum
Thalictrum polycarpum
Toxicoscordion fremontii
Trifolium wormskioldii
Triglochin maritima
Triteleia ixioides
Typha domingensis
Typha latifolia
Urtica dioica
Urtica dioica ssp. holosericea
 
Venegasia carpesioides
Veratrum viride var. eschscholzianum
Verbena lasiostachys
Verbena lasiostachys var. scabrida
Vicia americana
Zigadenus fremontii