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Calflora Great Places to view California Native Plants:

 Cactus Spring Trail, Santa Rosa Mountains
  
  ©2016 Keir Morse

 Joshua Tree National Park

 Mount San Jacinto State Park
  
  ©2016 California State Parks

 Santiago Peak and Modjeska Peak
  
  ©2014 Ron Vanderhoff

CNPS Chapter: Riverside-San Bernardino -- covering southwestern San Bernardino County and all of Riverside County.

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

Theodore Payne Foundation:
Native Plant Garden Tour, April

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

The California Chaparral Institute, Escondido

Sources of Native Plants
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 Bernardino County
Oak Hills Nursery  PROFILE 
Herperia 92344
Imperial County
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
Orange County
Flowerdale Nursery  PROFILE 
Santa Ana 92705
Tree of Life Nursery  PROFILE 
San Juan Capistrano 92693 wholesale, contract
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Wild Plants in  Riverside County
Native Plants, by lifeform
Native Plants at the edge of their range
non-Native Plants
by Jepson Bioregion:
 
Mojave Desert
Sonoran Desert
Desert Mountains
Peninsular Ranges
South Coast
Transverse Ranges

  MAP of Riverside County

 

 

What Grows Here?

  by watershed

  by zipcode

  by open space

 

 

 

Native Shrubs that grow wild in Riverside County:   Trees  •  Shrubs  •  Perennials  •  Annuals  •  Ferns
Acamptopappus sphaerocephalus
Acer glabrum
Adenostoma fasciculatum
Alnus incana
Alnus incana ssp. tenuifolia
Ambrosia dumosa
Ambrosia salsola
Amelanchier alnifolia
Amelanchier utahensis
Amorpha californica
 
Amorpha fruticosa
Arctostaphylos crustacea
Arctostaphylos glandulosa
Arctostaphylos glauca
Arctostaphylos hookeri
Arctostaphylos obispoensis
Arctostaphylos patula
Arctostaphylos pungens
Arctostaphylos refugioensis
Arctostaphylos tomentosa
 
Artemisia arbuscula
Artemisia californica
Artemisia nova
Artemisia palmeri
Artemisia tridentata
Atriplex canescens
Atriplex confertifolia
Atriplex lentiformis
Atriplex lentiformis ssp. breweri
Atriplex polycarpa
 
Baccharis pilularis
Baccharis pilularis ssp. consanguinea
Baccharis salicifolia
Baccharis salicina
Baccharis sarothroides
Bahiopsis laciniata
Bahiopsis parishii
Bebbia juncea
Berberis aquifolium
Berberis nevinii
 
Berberis pinnata
Calliandra eriophylla
Ceanothus arboreus
Ceanothus cordulatus
Ceanothus crassifolius
Ceanothus cuneatus
Ceanothus cyaneus
Ceanothus integerrimus
Ceanothus integerrimus var. macrothyrsus
Ceanothus leucodermis
Ceanothus megacarpus
Ceanothus oliganthus
Ceanothus oliganthus var. orcuttii
Ceanothus papillosus
Ceanothus prostratus
 
Ceanothus spinosus
Ceanothus thyrsiflorus
Ceanothus tomentosus
Ceanothus velutinus
Ceanothus verrucosus
Cercocarpus betuloides
Cercocarpus ledifolius
Cercocarpus minutiflorus
Chilopsis linearis
Chrysolepis chrysophylla
 
Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus
Coleogyne ramosissima
Comarostaphylis diversifolia
Condea emoryi
Cornus glabrata
Cornus nuttallii
Cornus sericea
Cornus sericea ssp. occidentalis
Corylus cornuta
Corylus cornuta ssp. californica
 
Cylindropuntia prolifera
Dendromecon rigida
Encelia californica
Encelia farinosa
Encelia frutescens
Ephedra nevadensis
Ephedra viridis
Ericameria cooperi
Ericameria ericoides
Ericameria laricifolia
 
Ericameria linearifolia
Ericameria nauseosa
Ericameria palmeri
Ericameria pinifolia
Eriodictyon californicum
Eriodictyon crassifolium
Eriodictyon trichocalyx
Eriogonum fasciculatum
Eriogonum fasciculatum var. foliolosum
Eriogonum nudum
Eriogonum wrightii
Eriophyllum confertiflorum
Euonymus occidentalis
Euphorbia misera
Forestiera pubescens
 
Fouquieria splendens
Frangula californica
Frangula californica ssp. tomentella
Fraxinus dipetala
Fremontodendron californicum
Garrya fremontii
Grayia spinosa
Gutierrezia californica
Gutierrezia sarothrae
Hazardia squarrosa
 
Helianthemum scoparium
Helianthemum suffrutescens
Hesperoyucca whipplei
Heteromeles arbutifolia
Holodiscus discolor
Isocoma menziesii
Juniperus californica
Justicia californica
Keckiella antirrhinoides
Keckiella cordifolia
 
Krascheninnikovia lanata
Larrea tridentata
Lepechinia calycina
Lepidospartum squamatum
Leptosyne gigantea
Linanthus californicus
Lonicera hispidula
Lonicera interrupta
Lonicera subspicata
Luetkea pectinata
 
Lupinus albifrons
Lupinus albifrons var. collinus
Lupinus chamissonis
Lupinus excubitus
Lupinus longifolius
Lycium andersonii
Lycium brevipes
Malacothamnus fasciculatus
Malacothamnus fremontii
Malacothamnus orbiculatus
Malosma laurina
Mimulus aurantiacus
Mimulus aurantiacus var. pubescens
Mimulus aurantiacus var. puniceus
Opuntia basilaris
 
Opuntia littoralis
Parkinsonia microphylla
Parthenocissus inserta
Peritoma arborea
Philadelphus microphyllus
Pickeringia montana
Pluchea sericea
Prosopis glandulosa
Prosopis glandulosa var. torreyana
Prosopis pubescens
 
Prunus andersonii
Prunus emarginata
Prunus fasciculata
Prunus ilicifolia
Prunus virginiana
Prunus virginiana var. demissa
Psilostrophe cooperi
Psorothamnus spinosus
Purshia mexicana
Purshia tridentata
 
Quercus dumosa
Quercus turbinella
Quercus wislizeni
Rhamnus crocea
Rhamnus ilicifolia
Rhododendron occidentale
Rhus aromatica
Rhus integrifolia
Rhus ovata
Ribes amarum
 
Ribes aureum
Ribes aureum var. gracillimum
Ribes californicum
Ribes cereum
Ribes indecorum
Ribes malvaceum
Ribes malvaceum var. viridifolium
Ribes nevadense
Ribes roezlii
Ribes speciosum
Rosa californica
Rosa woodsii
Rosa woodsii var. gratissima
Rubus leucodermis
Rubus parviflorus
 
Rubus ursinus
Salix exigua
Salix exigua var. hindsiana
Salix lasiolepis
Salix melanopsis
Salix scouleriana
Salix sessilifolia
Salvia apiana
Salvia clevelandii
Salvia dorrii
 
Salvia leucophylla
Salvia mellifera
Salvia munzii
Salvia pachyphylla
Sambucus nigra
Sambucus nigra ssp. caerulea
Scutellaria mexicana
Senecio flaccidus
Senegalia greggii
Senna armata
 
Simmondsia chinensis
Solanum umbelliferum
Solanum xanti
Sphaeralcea angustifolia
Spiraea douglasii
Stanleya pinnata
Styrax redivivus
Symphoricarpos albus
Symphoricarpos albus var. laevigatus
Symphoricarpos mollis
 
Symphoricarpos rotundifolius
Toxicodendron diversilobum
Trichostema lanatum
Viguiera laciniata
Vitis californica
Vitis girdiana
Xylococcus bicolor
Yucca baccata