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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
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 polycarpa
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 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
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
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
Holodiscus discolor var. glabrescens
 
Isocoma menziesii
Juniperus californica
Keckiella antirrhinoides
Keckiella cordifolia
Lavatera assurgentiflora
Lepechinia calycina
Lepidospartum squamatum
Leptosyne gigantea
Linanthus californicus
Lonicera interrupta
 
Lonicera involucrata
Lonicera subspicata
Lupinus albifrons
Lupinus excubitus
Lupinus longifolius
Lycium andersonii
Lycium brevipes
Malacothamnus arcuatus
Malacothamnus fasciculatus
Malacothamnus hallii
Malacothamnus mendocinensis
Malacothamnus parishii
 
Malosma laurina
Malva assurgentiflora
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 aureum
Ribes californicum
Ribes indecorum
Ribes malvaceum
Ribes malvaceum var. viridifolium
Ribes roezlii
Ribes speciosum
Rosa californica
Rubus ursinus
Salix exigua
Salix exigua var. hindsiana
Salix lasiolepis
 
Salix sessilifolia
Salvia apiana
Salvia clevelandii
Salvia leucophylla
Salvia mellifera
Salvia munzii
Sambucus nigra
Sambucus nigra ssp. caerulea
Senecio flaccidus
Senecio flaccidus var. douglasii
 
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 girdiana
Xylococcus bicolor