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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 Perennials that grow wild in Orange County:   Trees  •  Shrubs  •  Perennials  •  Annuals  •  Ferns
Abronia maritima
Abutilon palmeri
Achillea millefolium
Acmispon glaber
Acmispon grandiflorus
Acmispon heermannii
Agoseris grandiflora
Agrostis exarata
Agrostis pallens
Alisma triviale
 
Allium haematochiton
Allium marvinii
Allium praecox
Ambrosia chamissonis
Ambrosia psilostachya
Anemopsis californica
Antirrhinum multiflorum
Apocynum cannabinum
Aralia californica
Argemone munita
 
Aristida purpurea
Artemisia douglasiana
Artemisia dracunculus
Arthrocnemum subterminale
Asclepias californica
Asclepias eriocarpa
Asclepias fascicularis
Astragalus pomonensis
Atriplex leucophylla
Baccharis glutinosa
 
Baileya multiradiata
Bidens laevis
Bloomeria crocea
Bolboschoenus maritimus
Bolboschoenus maritimus ssp. paludosus
Bolboschoenus robustus
Bothriochloa barbinodis
Boykinia rotundifolia
Brickellia californica
Bromus carinatus
 
Bromus carinatus var. marginatus
Bromus laevipes
Calochortus albus
Calochortus catalinae
Calochortus splendens
Calystegia macrostegia
Calystegia soldanella
Camissoniopsis cheiranthifolia
Carex barbarae
Carex pellita
Carex praegracilis
Carex spissa
Carex subfusca
Castilleja foliolosa
Chlorogalum pomeridianum
 
Cirsium occidentale
Clematis lasiantha
Clematis ligusticifolia
Clinopodium chandleri
Corethrogyne filaginifolia
Corethrogyne filaginifolia var. incana
Corethrogyne filaginifolia var. linifolia
Corethrogyne leucophylla
Cressa truxillensis
Croton californicus
 
Cucurbita foetidissima
Cylindropuntia californica
Cyperus eragrostis
Datura inoxia
Datura wrightii
Delphinium cardinale
Dichelostemma capitatum
Distichlis spicata
Drymocallis glandulosa
Dudleya caespitosa
 
Dudleya cymosa
Dudleya edulis
Dudleya lanceolata
Dudleya palmeri
Dudleya pulverulenta
Ehrendorferia chrysantha
Eleocharis macrostachya
Eleocharis palustris
Elymus condensatus
Elymus glaucus
 
Elymus multisetus
Elymus triticoides
Epilobium canum
Epilobium canum ssp. angustifolium
Epilobium canum ssp. latifolium
Epipactis gigantea
Eriastrum densifolium
Erigeron divergens
Eriogonum elongatum
Eriogonum wrightii
Erysimum capitatum
Erythranthe cardinalis
Erythranthe guttata
Eschscholzia californica
Eschscholzia procera
 
Euthamia occidentalis
Festuca californica
Festuca rubra
Frankenia salina
Fritillaria biflora
Galium angustifolium
Grindelia camporum
Grindelia hirsutula
Grindelia hirsutula var. maritima
Gutierrezia californica
 
Helenium puberulum
Helianthus californicus
Helianthus gracilentus
Heliotropium curassavicum
Heterotheca grandiflora
Heterotheca sessiliflora
Heterotheca villosa
Hoita macrostachya
Hordeum brachyantherum
Hordeum brachyantherum ssp. californicum
 
Hordeum jubatum
Horkelia cuneata
Hosackia crassifolia
Iva hayesiana
Jaumea carnosa
Juncus acutus
Juncus acutus ssp. leopoldii
Juncus balticus
Juncus effusus
Juncus mexicanus
 
Juncus patens
Juncus phaeocephalus
Juncus textilis
Juncus torreyi
Juncus xiphioides
Koeleria macrantha
Lathyrus vestitus
Lilium humboldtii
Limonium californicum
Linum lewisii
Lobelia dunnii
Lobelia dunnii var. serrata
Lomatium dasycarpum
Lupinus bicolor
Lupinus latifolius
 
Malacothrix saxatilis
Malvella leprosa
Marah macrocarpa
Melica imperfecta
Melica torreyana
Mirabilis laevis var. crassifolia
Monardella macrantha
Muhlenbergia rigens
Nasturtium officinale
Nolina parryi
 
Oenanthe sarmentosa
Oenothera californica
Oenothera elata
Oenothera elata ssp. hirsutissima
Oenothera elata ssp. hookeri
Penstemon centranthifolius
Penstemon grinnellii
Penstemon heterophyllus
Penstemon spectabilis
Persicaria punctata
 
Phacelia imbricata
Phacelia ramosissima
Phacelia ramosissima var. austrolitoralis
Phyla nodiflora
Plantago subnuda
Pluchea odorata
Poa fendleriana
Poa secunda
Potentilla anserina
Potentilla anserina ssp. pacifica
 
Primula clevelandii
Prunella vulgaris
Pseudognaphalium biolettii
Pseudognaphalium californicum
Pseudognaphalium microcephalum
Pseudognaphalium stramineum
Pycnanthemum californicum
Ranunculus californicus
Romneya coulteri
Rumex salicifolius
Salicornia pacifica
Salvia spathacea
Schoenoplectus acutus
Schoenoplectus americanus
Schoenoplectus californicus
 
Scirpus microcarpus
Scrophularia californica
Sidalcea malviflora
Silene laciniata
Sisyrinchium bellum
Solanum douglasii
Solanum xanti
Solidago confinis
Solidago velutina
Solidago velutina ssp. californica
 
Sparganium eurycarpum
Sphaeralcea ambigua
Sporobolus airoides
Stachys ajugoides
Stachys albens
Stachys bullata
Stipa cernua
Stipa coronata
Stipa lepida
Stipa pulchra
 
Suaeda nigra
Thalictrum fendleri
Thalictrum fendleri var. polycarpum
Toxicoscordion fremontii
Trifolium wormskioldii
Triglochin maritima
Triteleia ixioides
Typha domingensis
Typha latifolia
Urtica dioica
 
Urtica dioica ssp. holosericea
Venegasia carpesioides
Verbena lasiostachys
Verbena lasiostachys var. scabrida
Vicia americana