California Native Plant Link Exchange Profile of  Orange County ALL COUNTY PROFILES SEARCH for Plants
 


 

  Local Resources

Calflora illustrated checklist for
Caspers Wilderness Park

Places to view California Native Plants:
  near   Anaheim
  near   Huntington Beach

CNPS Chapter: Orange County
October Plant Sale

Back to Natives Restoration, Irvine. events (Free Native Landscaping Workshops) landscape design

Wildscaping for gardeners in Southern California: How to attract and nurture wildlife in your own yard.

Theodore Payne Foundation:
Native Plant Garden Tour, April
Fall Festival and Plant Sale, October

Tom Chester - Trail Guides for Southern California locations, organized by Jepson Bioregion

Los Angeles and San Gabriel Rivers Watershed Council:
The Plant Profiler -- a native plant image and information database for the greater LA area.

Guide to Native and Invasive Streamside Plants
Ventura Co. Planning Division (This is an amazing document!)

The California Chaparral Institute, Escondido

Sources of Native Plants
Orange County
Native Grow Nursery  PROFILE 
San Juan Capistrano 92675 wholesale, contract
Tree of Life Nursery  PROFILE 
San Juan Capistrano 92693 wholesale, contract
Los Angeles County
AVRCD Conservation Nursery  PROFILE 
Lancaster 93536
El Nativo Growers  PROFILE 
Azusa 91702
Gallo's Nursery  PROFILE 
El Monte 91733
Greenlee Nursery  PROFILE 
Pomona 91766
Grow Native Nursery at Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden  PROFILE 
Claremont 91711 periodic sales
Natural Landscapes  PROFILE 
Rancho Palos Verdes 90275
Stover Seed Company  PROFILE 
Los Angeles 90021 seeds
Tarweed Native Plants  PROFILE 
Los Angeles 90027
Theodore Payne Foundation  PROFILE 
Sun Valley 91352
Tree People Nursery  PROFILE 
Beverly Hills 90210
San Bernardino County
Riverside County
Cal-Native plants  PROFILE 
Menifee CA, 92584
Misty Meadows Landscape Nursery  PROFILE 
Banning 92220
Mockingbird Nurseries  PROFILE 
Riverside 92504
The Acorn Cap  PROFILE 
Corona 92883 Native Plant Nursery
Upper Chase Nursery  PROFILE 
Riverside 92504 Wholesale
San Diego County
Anderson's Seed Co  PROFILE 
Escondido 92029 seeds
Coastal Sage Gardening  PROFILE 
San Diego 92110
Green Acres Nursery  PROFILE 
Vista 92084 wholesale
In Harmony Herbs and Spices  PROFILE 
San Diego 92167 seeds
Manzanita Native Plant Nursery  PROFILE 
Boulevard 91905 contract, retail
Moosa Creek Nursery  PROFILE 
Valley Center 92082 wholesale
Native Plant Connection  PROFILE 
Descanso 91916
Pascua Farms and Nursery  PROFILE 
Lakeside 92040 wholesale
Rancho Del Sol Nursery  PROFILE 
San Diego 92130
Recon Native Plants Inc.  PROFILE 
San Diego 92154 wholesale
Sherman Nursery  PROFILE 
San Marcos 92069 Wholesale Nursery
The Wilds  PROFILE 
Santa Ysabel 92070
Tom Piergrossi Landscape  PROFILE 
Vista 92084
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 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
Acmispon glaber
Acmispon heermannii
Agoseris grandiflora
Agrostis exarata
Agrostis pallens
Alisma plantago-aquatica
 
Alisma triviale
Allium haematochiton
Allium marvinii
Allium peninsulare
Allium praecox
Ambrosia chamissonis
Ambrosia psilostachya
Anaphalis margaritacea
Andropogon glomeratus
Anemopsis californica
 
Antirrhinum multiflorum
Apocynum cannabinum
Arabis sparsiflora
Aralia californica
Argemone munita
Aristida purpurea
Aristida ternipes
Artemisia douglasiana
Artemisia dracunculus
Arthrocnemum subterminale
 
Asclepias californica
Asclepias eriocarpa
Asclepias fascicularis
Astragalus pomonensis
Astragalus trichopodus
Atriplex californica
Atriplex leucophylla
Baccharis douglasii
Baccharis glutinosa
Bloomeria crocea
 
Bolboschoenus maritimus
Bolboschoenus maritimus ssp. paludosus
Bolboschoenus robustus
Bothriochloa barbinodis
Boykinia rotundifolia
Brickellia californica
Brodiaea jolonensis
Brodiaea terrestris
Calochortus albus
Calochortus catalinae
 
Calochortus splendens
Calochortus weedii
Calystegia macrostegia
Calystegia soldanella
Camissonia cheiranthifolia
Camissoniopsis cheiranthifolia
Carex barbarae
Carex globosa
Carex pellita
Carex praegracilis
Carex spissa
Castilleja angustifolia
Castilleja applegatei
Castilleja chromosa
Chlorogalum pomeridianum
 
Cirsium occidentale
Clematis lasiantha
Clematis ligusticifolia
Clinopodium chandleri
Corethrogyne filaginifolia
Cressa truxillensis
Croton californicus
Cucurbita foetidissima
Cylindropuntia californica
Cylindropuntia californica var. parkeri
 
Cyperus eragrostis
Datura wrightii
Delphinium cardinale
Dicentra chrysantha
Dichelostemma capitatum
Dichelostemma congestum
Dichondra occidentalis
Distichlis spicata
Dodecatheon clevelandii
Drymocallis glandulosa
 
Dudleya caespitosa
Dudleya cymosa
Dudleya edulis
Dudleya lanceolata
Dudleya pulverulenta
Ehrendorferia chrysantha
Eleocharis macrostachya
Eleocharis montevidensis
Eleocharis palustris
Elymus condensatus
 
Elymus glaucus
Elymus glaucus ssp. jepsonii
Elymus multisetus
Elymus triticoides
Epilobium canum
Epilobium canum ssp. angustifolium
Epilobium ciliatum
Epipactis gigantea
Eriastrum densifolium
Erigeron divergens
 
Eriogonum elongatum
Eriogonum wrightii
Erysimum capitatum
Eschscholzia californica
Euthamia occidentalis
Festuca octoflora
Frankenia salina
Fritillaria biflora
Galium angustifolium
Gnaphalium bicolor
Gnaphalium californicum
Gnaphalium canescens
Grindelia camporum
Grindelia camporum var. bracteosa
Grindelia hirsutula
 
Gutierrezia californica
Helenium puberulum
Helianthus gracilentus
Heliotropium curassavicum
Heterotheca grandiflora
Heterotheca sessiliflora
Heterotheca villosa
Hoita macrostachya
Hordeum brachyantherum
Hordeum brachyantherum ssp. californicum
 
Hordeum jubatum
Horkelia cuneata
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
Lathyrus vestitus var. alefeldii
Lessingia filaginifolia
Leymus condensatus
Leymus triticoides
Lilium humboldtii
 
Lilium humboldtii ssp. ocellatum
Limonium californicum
Lobelia dunnii
Lobelia dunnii var. serrata
Lomatium dasycarpum
Lomatium utriculatum
Lotus crassifolius
Lotus heermannii
Lotus scoparius
Lupinus bicolor
 
Lupinus latifolius
Lupinus latifolius var. parishii
Lupinus rivularis
Malacothrix saxatilis
Malvella leprosa
Marah macrocarpa
Marah macrocarpus
Melica imperfecta
Mimulus cardinalis
Mimulus clevelandii
Mimulus guttatus
Mirabilis californica
Mirabilis laevis var. crassifolia
Monardella macrantha
Muhlenbergia rigens
 
Nassella cernua
Nassella lepida
Nassella pulchra
Nolina bigelovii
Nolina parryi
Oenanthe sarmentosa
Oenothera californica
Oenothera elata
Oenothera elata ssp. hirsutissima
Oenothera elata ssp. hookeri
 
Paspalum distichum
Penstemon centranthifolius
Penstemon grinnellii
Penstemon heterophyllus
Penstemon spectabilis
Persicaria amphibia
Persicaria punctata
Phacelia cinerea
Phacelia imbricata
Phacelia ramosissima
 
Phacelia ramosissima var. austrolitoralis
Phacelia ramosissima var. latifolia
Phyla nodiflora
Plantago subnuda
Pluchea odorata
Poa ampla
Poa juncifolia
Poa nevadensis
Poa secunda
Polygonum amphibium
 
Polygonum punctatum
Potentilla anserina
Potentilla anserina ssp. pacifica
Potentilla glandulosa
Pseudognaphalium biolettii
Pseudognaphalium californicum
Pseudognaphalium canescens
Pseudognaphalium microcephalum
Pycnanthemum californicum
Ranunculus californicus
 
Romneya coulteri
Rumex salicifolius
Salicornia pacifica
Salicornia subterminalis
Salicornia virginica
Salvia spathacea
Sanicula crassicaulis
Satureja chandleri
Schoenoplectus acutus
Schoenoplectus americanus
Schoenoplectus californicus
Schoenoplectus tabernaemontani
Scirpus americanus
Scirpus californicus
Scirpus maritimus
 
Scirpus microcarpus
Scirpus pungens
Scirpus robustus
Scirpus tabernaemontani
Scrophularia californica
Scrophularia californica ssp. floribunda
Sidalcea malviflora
Silene laciniata
Silene laciniata ssp. major
Sisyrinchium bellum
 
Solanum douglasii
Solanum xanti
Solidago californica
Solidago sparsiflora
Solidago velutina
Solidago velutina ssp. californica
Sparganium eurycarpum
Sphaeralcea ambigua
Sporobolus airoides
Sporobolus wrightii
 
Stachys ajugoides
Stachys albens
Stachys bullata
Stipa cernua
Stipa coronata
Stipa lepida
Stipa pulchra
Suaeda moquinii
Suaeda nigra
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
Verbena lasiostachys
Verbena lasiostachys var. scabrida
Vicia americana
Zigadenus fremontii