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


Joshua Tree Natl Monument   Charles Webber © 2000 California Academy of Sciences

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  Local Resources

Calflora Places to view California Native Plants:
  near   Blythe
  near   Corona
  near   Hemet
  near   Temecula

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
Fall Festival and Plant Sale, October

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
Cal-Native plants  PROFILE 
Menifee CA, 92584
Misty Meadows Landscape Nursery  PROFILE 
Banning 92220
Mockingbird Nurseries  PROFILE 
Riverside 92504
Upper Chase Nursery  PROFILE 
Riverside 92504 Wholesale
San Bernardino County
Imperial County
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
Orange County
Native Grow Nursery  PROFILE 
San Juan Capistrano 92675 wholesale, contract
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 Trees that grow wild in Riverside County:   Trees  •  Shrubs  •  Perennials  •  Annuals  •  Ferns
Abies concolor
Acer glabrum
Acer macrophyllum
Acer negundo
Acer negundo var. californicum
Acer negundo var. interius
Adenostoma fasciculatum
Adenostoma sparsifolium
Alnus rhombifolia
Arbutus menziesii
Arctostaphylos glauca
Calocedrus decurrens
Ceanothus spinosus
Ceanothus velutinus var. hookeri
Celtis reticulata
Cercidium microphyllum
Cercocarpus betuloides
Cercocarpus ledifolius
Chrysolepis chrysophylla
Cornus glabrata
Euonymus occidentalis
Fraxinus dipetala
Fraxinus jonesii
Fraxinus latifolia
Fraxinus velutina
Hesperocyparis forbesii
Juglans californica
Juglans hindsii
Malosma laurina
Olneya tesota
Parkinsonia florida
Parkinsonia microphylla
Pinus attenuata
Pinus contorta
Pinus coulteri
Pinus edulis
Pinus flexilis
Pinus jeffreyi
Pinus lambertiana
Pinus monophylla
Pinus monophylla var. fallax
Pinus ponderosa
Pinus torreyana
Platanus racemosa
Populus balsamifera ssp. trichocarpa
Populus fremontii
Populus trichocarpa
Prosopis glandulosa
Prosopis pubescens
Prunus emarginata
Prunus ilicifolia
Prunus virginiana
Prunus virginiana var. demissa
Prunus virginiana var. melanocarpa
Psorothamnus spinosus
Quercus agrifolia
Quercus berberidifolia
Quercus chrysolepis
Quercus chrysolepis var. nana
Quercus engelmannii
Quercus kelloggii
Quercus lobata
Quercus wislizeni
Rhododendron occidentale
Salix exigua
Salix exigua var. hindsiana
Salix gooddingii
Salix hindsiana
Salix laevigata
Salix lasiandra
Salix lasiolepis
Salix lucida
Salix lucida ssp. lasiandra
Salix melanopsis
Salix scouleriana
Sambucus mexicana
Sequoia sempervirens
Umbellularia californica
Washingtonia filifera
Yucca brevifolia
Yucca schidigera