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Calflora Great Places to view California Native Plants:

Santiago Peak and Modjeska Peak

©2014 Ron Vanderhoff

Mount San Jacinto State Park

©2016 California State Parks



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

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 Perennials that grow wild in Riverside County:   Trees  •  Shrubs  •  Perennials  •  Annuals  •  Ferns
Abutilon palmeri
Achillea millefolium
Acmispon glaber
Acmispon grandiflorus
Acmispon heermannii
Agastache urticifolia
Agave deserti
Agoseris grandiflora
Agrostis exarata
Agrostis idahoensis
 
Agrostis pallens
Agrostis scabra
Alisma triviale
Allium haematochiton
Allium marvinii
Allium praecox
Ambrosia psilostachya
Anaphalis margaritacea
Anemopsis californica
Antennaria microphylla
 
Apocynum cannabinum
Aquilegia formosa
Aralia californica
Argemone munita
Aristida purpurea
Arnica chamissonis
Artemisia douglasiana
Artemisia dracunculus
Artemisia ludoviciana
Arthrocnemum subterminale
 
Asclepias californica
Asclepias eriocarpa
Asclepias fascicularis
Asclepias subulata
Astragalus pomonensis
Baccharis glutinosa
Baileya multiradiata
Bloomeria crocea
Bolboschoenus maritimus
Bolboschoenus maritimus ssp. paludosus
 
Bolboschoenus robustus
Bothriochloa barbinodis
Bouteloua curtipendula
Bouteloua gracilis
Boykinia rotundifolia
Brickellia californica
Brodiaea coronaria
Bromus carinatus
Bromus carinatus var. marginatus
Bromus laevipes
 
Calochortus albus
Calochortus catalinae
Calochortus splendens
Calochortus venustus
Calyptridium umbellatum
Calystegia macrostegia
Calystegia purpurata
Camissoniopsis cheiranthifolia
Carex barbarae
Carex densa
 
Carex globosa
Carex pellita
Carex praegracilis
Carex spissa
Carex subfusca
Castilleja miniata
Chamerion angustifolium
Chamerion latifolium
Chlorogalum pomeridianum
Cirsium occidentale
 
Clematis lasiantha
Clematis ligusticifolia
Clinopodium chandleri
Corethrogyne filaginifolia
Cressa truxillensis
Croton californicus
Croton setiger
Cucurbita foetidissima
Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa
Cylindropuntia californica
 
Cyperus eragrostis
Datura inoxia
Datura wrightii
Delphinium cardinale
Deschampsia cespitosa
Deschampsia elongata
Dicentra formosa
Dichelostemma capitatum
Dichondra donelliana
Distichlis spicata
 
Drymocallis glandulosa
Dudleya cymosa
Dudleya edulis
Dudleya lanceolata
Dudleya pulverulenta
Ehrendorferia chrysantha
Eleocharis macrostachya
Eleocharis palustris
Elymus condensatus
Elymus elymoides
 
Elymus glaucus
Elymus multisetus
Elymus trachycaulus
Elymus triticoides
Epilobium canum
Epilobium canum ssp. angustifolium
Epilobium canum ssp. latifolium
Epilobium ciliatum
Epipactis gigantea
Eriastrum densifolium
 
Eriogonum elongatum
Eriogonum latifolium
Eriogonum umbellatum
Eriogonum wrightii
Eriophyllum lanatum
Erysimum capitatum
Eschscholzia californica
Euthamia occidentalis
Festuca californica
Fragaria vesca
 
Frankenia salina
Fritillaria biflora
Galium angustifolium
Glyceria elata
Glyceria striata
Grindelia camporum
Gutierrezia californica
Helenium bigelovii
Helenium puberulum
Helianthella californica
 
Helianthus californicus
Heliotropium curassavicum
Heracleum maximum
Heterotheca grandiflora
Heterotheca sessiliflora
Heterotheca villosa
Heuchera caespitosa
Heuchera hirsutissima
Heuchera maxima
Heuchera rubescens
 
Hibiscus lasiocarpos
Hibiscus lasiocarpos var. occidentalis
Hilaria rigida
Hoita macrostachya
Hordeum brachyantherum
Hordeum brachyantherum ssp. californicum
Horkelia cuneata
Hosackia crassifolia
Iris hartwegii
Juncus acutus
 
Juncus acutus ssp. leopoldii
Juncus balticus
Juncus effusus
Juncus effusus ssp. pacificus
Juncus mexicanus
Juncus patens
Juncus phaeocephalus
Juncus tenuis
Juncus textilis
Juncus torreyi
 
Juncus xiphioides
Koeleria macrantha
Lathyrus vestitus
Lemna minor
Lepidium fremontii
Lewisia rediviva
Lilium humboldtii
Lilium parryi
Linum lewisii
Lobelia cardinalis
 
Lobelia cardinalis var. pseudosplendens
Lobelia dunnii
Lobelia dunnii var. serrata
Lomatium dasycarpum
Lomatium dissectum
Lupinus argenteus
Lupinus argenteus var. heteranthus
Lupinus bicolor
Lupinus formosus
Lupinus latifolius
 
Lupinus latifolius var. parishii
Lupinus polyphyllus
Lupinus polyphyllus var. burkei
Luzula comosa
Luzula comosa var. laxa
Maianthemum racemosum
Maianthemum stellatum
Malacothrix saxatilis
Malvella leprosa
Marah macrocarpa
 
Melica californica
Melica imperfecta
Mentha canadensis
Mentzelia laevicaulis
Mimulus cardinalis
Mimulus guttatus
Mimulus tilingii
Mirabilis laevis var. crassifolia
Mirabilis laevis var. villosa
Mirabilis multiflora
 
Monardella macrantha
Monardella odoratissima
Monardella viminea
Montia parvifolia
Muhlenbergia rigens
Nolina bigelovii
Nolina parryi
Oenanthe sarmentosa
Oenothera californica
Oenothera cespitosa
 
Oenothera elata
Oenothera elata ssp. hookeri
Oenothera villosa ssp. strigosa
Oreostemma alpigenum
Osmorhiza berteroi
Penstemon centranthifolius
Penstemon clevelandii
Penstemon eatonii
Penstemon grinnellii
Penstemon heterophyllus
 
Penstemon palmeri
Penstemon pseudospectabilis
Penstemon rostriflorus
Penstemon speciosus
Penstemon spectabilis
Persicaria punctata
Phacelia californica
Phacelia imbricata
Phacelia ramosissima
Phyla nodiflora
 
Plantago subnuda
Pluchea odorata
Poa fendleriana
Poa secunda
Poa secunda ssp. juncifolia
Potentilla gracilis
Primula clevelandii
Primula jeffreyi
Prunella vulgaris
Prunella vulgaris var. lanceolata
 
Pseudognaphalium biolettii
Pseudognaphalium californicum
Pseudognaphalium microcephalum
Pycnanthemum californicum
Ranunculus californicus
Ranunculus occidentalis
Romneya coulteri
Rumex salicifolius
Sagittaria latifolia
Salicornia pacifica
 
Schoenoplectus acutus
Schoenoplectus americanus
Schoenoplectus californicus
Schoenoplectus tabernaemontani
Scirpus microcarpus
Scrophularia californica
Scutellaria siphocampyloides
Sedum spathulifolium
Senna covesii
Sidalcea malviflora
 
Sidalcea oregana
Silene laciniata
Sisyrinchium bellum
Solanum douglasii
Solanum xanti
Solidago confinis
Solidago velutina
Solidago velutina ssp. californica
Sparganium eurycarpum
Sphaeralcea ambigua
 
Sporobolus airoides
Sporobolus cryptandrus
Stachys ajugoides
Stachys albens
Stachys bullata
Stachys pycnantha
Stanleya pinnata
Stipa cernua
Stipa comata
Stipa coronata
 
Stipa hymenoides
Stipa lepida
Stipa pulchra
Stipa speciosa
Suaeda nigra
Thalictrum fendleri
Thalictrum fendleri var. polycarpum
Toxicoscordion fremontii
Trifolium wormskioldii
Trillium albidum
 
Trillium angustipetalum
Typha domingensis
Typha latifolia
Urtica dioica
Urtica dioica ssp. holosericea
Venegasia carpesioides
Veratrum californicum
Verbena lasiostachys
Verbena lasiostachys var. scabrida
Veronica americana
 
Vicia americana
Viola adunca
Xylorhiza tortifolia