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Santa Cruz County
Central Coast Wilds  PROFILE 
Santa Cruz 95060 county of origin
Gold Rush Nursery  PROFILE 
Soquel 95073 Wholesale and retail
Monterey Bay Nursery  PROFILE 
Watsonville 95062 wholesale
Native Revival Nursery  PROFILE 
Aptos 95003
Seedhunt  PROFILE 
Freedom 95019 seeds
Sierra Azul Nursery  PROFILE 
Watsonville 95076
Suncrest Nurseries  PROFILE 
Watsonville 95076 wholesale
San Mateo County
Ecoseeds  PROFILE 
Redwood City 94064 seeds
Go Native  PROFILE 
Montara 94037 wholesale
J L Hudson Seedsman  PROFILE 
La Honda 94020
Little Grove Farm  PROFILE 
Woodside 94062
San Bruno Mountain Watch Mission Blue Nursery  PROFILE 
Brisbane 94005
Yerba Buena Nursery  PROFILE 
Woodside 94062
Santa Clara County
Capital Wholesale Nursery  PROFILE 
San Jose 95148
Grassroots Ecology Native Plant Nursery  PROFILE 
Palo Alto
Jean and David Struthers Native Plant Nursery (CNPS SCV)  PROFILE 
Los Altos Hills, 94022 CNPS Santa Clara Valley N...
Middlebrook Gardens  PROFILE 
San Jose 95126
Payless Nursery  PROFILE 
San Jose 95122
Monterey County
Blue Moon Native Garden  PROFILE 
Carmel Valley 93924
Elkhorn Native Nursery  PROFILE 
Moss Landing 95039
Rana Creek Restoration  PROFILE 
Carmel Valley 93924
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Wild Plants in  Santa Cruz County

Native Plants, by lifeform
Native Plants at the edge of their range
non-Native Plants
by Jepson Bioregion:
 
Central Coast
SF Bay
  MAP of Santa Cruz County

 

 

What Grows Here?

  by watershed

  by zipcode

  by open space

 

 

 

Native Perennials that grow wild in Santa Cruz County:   Trees  •  Shrubs  •  Perennials  •  Annuals  •  Ferns
Abronia maritima
Acaena pinnatifida
Acaena pinnatifida var. californica
Achillea millefolium
Achnatherum coronatum
Achnatherum hymenoides
Achnatherum speciosum
Acmispon glaber
Acmispon heermannii
Actaea rubra
 
Agoseris grandiflora
Agrostis exarata
Agrostis exarata var. monolepis
Agrostis pallens
Agrostis scabra
Agrostis scabra var. geminata
Alisma plantago-aquatica
Alisma triviale
Allium unifolium
Ambrosia bipinnatifida
 
Ambrosia chamissonis
Ambrosia psilostachya
Anaphalis margaritacea
Anthoxanthum nitens
Anthoxanthum occidentale
Antirrhinum multiflorum
Apocynum cannabinum
Aquilegia eximia
Aquilegia formosa
Arabis blepharophylla
 
Aralia californica
Armeria maritima
Armeria maritima ssp. californica
Arnica amplexicaulis
Arnica chamissonis ssp. foliosa
Artemisia douglasiana
Artemisia dracunculus
Artemisia pycnocephala
Arthrocnemum subterminale
Asarum caudatum
 
Asclepias californica ssp. greenei
Asclepias fascicularis
Aster chilensis
Atriplex leucophylla
Baccharis douglasii
Baccharis glutinosa
Bidens laevis
Bolboschoenus maritimus
Bolboschoenus robustus
Boykinia occidentalis
 
Brodiaea coronaria
Brodiaea elegans
Bromus carinatus
Bromus carinatus var. marginatus
Bromus laevipes
Bromus marginatus
Calamagrostis nutkaensis
Calochortus albus
Calochortus albus var. rubellus
Calochortus luteus
 
Calochortus tolmiei
Calochortus uniflorus
Calochortus venustus
Caltha leptosepala var. biflora
Calyptridium umbellatum
Calyptridium umbellatum var. caudiciferum
Calystegia macrostegia
Calystegia purpurata
Calystegia soldanella
Camassia quamash
 
Camissonia cheiranthifolia
Camissoniopsis cheiranthifolia
Carex barbarae
Carex densa
Carex deweyana
Carex deweyana ssp. leptopoda
Carex dudleyi
Carex globosa
Carex leptopoda
Carex nudata
 
Carex obnupta
Carex pellita
Carex praegracilis
Carex senta
Carex serratodens
Carex subbracteata
Carex subfusca
Carex tumulicola
Castilleja angustifolia
Castilleja foliolosa
Chlorogalum pomeridianum
Cirsium occidentale
Claytonia sibirica
Clematis lasiantha
Clematis ligusticifolia
Clematis ligusticifolia var. brevifolia
 
Clematis ligusticifolia var. californica
Clinopodium douglasii
Clintonia andrewsiana
Coreopsis maritima
Corethrogyne filaginifolia
Corethrogyne filaginifolia var. californica
Corethrogyne filaginifolia var. incana
Corethrogyne filaginifolia var. linifolia
Corethrogyne leucophylla
Cressa truxillensis
 
Cynoglossum grande
Cyperus eragrostis
Danthonia californica
Danthonia californica var. americana
Delphinium californicum
Delphinium inflexum
Delphinium nudicaule
Deschampsia cespitosa
Deschampsia cespitosa ssp. holciformis
Deschampsia elongata
 
Dicentra chrysantha
Dicentra formosa
Dichelostemma capitatum
Dichondra donelliana
Disporum hookeri
Disporum smithii
Distichlis spicata
Dodecatheon clevelandii
Dodecatheon hendersonii
Dodecatheon jeffreyi
 
Dodecatheon pulchellum
Drymocallis glandulosa
Dudleya caespitosa
Dudleya cymosa
Dudleya farinosa
Dudleya hassei
Dudleya lanceolata
Dugaldia hoopesii
Ehrendorferia chrysantha
Eleocharis macrostachya
 
Eleocharis ovata
Eleocharis palustris
Elymus californicus
Elymus condensatus
Elymus elymoides
Elymus glaucus
Elymus mollis
Elymus multisetus
Elymus triticoides
Epilobium canum
 
Epilobium latifolium
Epipactis gigantea
Erigeron glaucus
Erigeron lobatus
Erigeron peregrinus
Eriogonum latifolium
Eriogonum oblongifolium
Eriophyllum lanatum
Eriophyllum staechadifolium
Erysimum capitatum
 
Erysimum franciscanum
Erysimum franciscanum var. crassifolium
Erysimum insulare ssp. suffrutescens
Erythranthe cardinalis
Erythranthe guttata
Erythronium multiscapoideum
Eschscholzia californica
Eschscholzia procera
Euthamia occidentalis
Festuca californica
 
Festuca idahoensis
Festuca occidentalis
Festuca roemeri var. klamathensis
Festuca rubra
Fragaria chiloensis
Fragaria chiloensis ssp. lucida
Fragaria crinita
Fragaria vesca
Fragaria vesca ssp. bracteata
Frankenia salina
Fritillaria affinis
Fritillaria affinis var. tristulis
Galvezia speciosa
Gnaphalium californicum
Gnaphalium canescens
Gnaphalium stramineum
 
Goodyera oblongifolia
Grindelia camporum
Grindelia camporum var. bracteosa
Grindelia hirsutula
Grindelia hirsutula var. davyi
Grindelia hirsutula var. maritima
Grindelia stricta
Grindelia stricta var. angustifolia
Grindelia stricta var. platyphylla
Helenium autumnale var. grandiflorum
 
Helenium autumnale var. montanum
Helenium puberulum
Heliotropium curassavicum
Heracleum lanatum
Heracleum maximum
Hesperostipa comata
Heterotheca grandiflora
Heterotheca sessiliflora
Heterotheca sessiliflora ssp. bolanderi
Heuchera cylindrica var. alpina
 
Heuchera elegans
Heuchera micrantha
Heuchera micrantha var. diversifolia
Heuchera micrantha var. erubescens
Heuchera micrantha var. macropetala
Heuchera pilosissima
Heuchera rubescens var. alpicola
Heuchera rubescens var. glandulosa
Heuchera rubescens var. rydbergiana
Hierochloe occidentalis
 
Hierochloe odorata
Hoita macrostachya
Hordeum brachyantherum
Hordeum brachyantherum ssp. californicum
Hordeum jubatum
Horkelia californica
Horkelia cuneata
Hosackia crassifolia
Hosackia gracilis
Iris douglasiana
 
Iris macrosiphon
Jaumea carnosa
Juncus acuminatus
Juncus balticus
Juncus effusus
Juncus effusus ssp. pacificus
Juncus effusus var. brunneus
Juncus effusus var. pacificus
Juncus hesperius
Juncus mexicanus
 
Juncus occidentalis
Juncus patens
Juncus phaeocephalus
Juncus tenuis
Juncus xiphioides
Koeleria macrantha
Lathyrus vestitus
Lemna minor
Lepidium fremontii var. stipitatum
Lessingia filaginifolia
 
Lessingia filaginifolia var. californica
Leymus cinereus
Leymus condensatus
Leymus mollis
Leymus triticoides
Lilium humboldtii
Lilium pardalinum
Linum lewisii
Lomatium dasycarpum
Lotus crassifolius
 
Lotus crassifolius var. otayensis
Lotus formosissimus
Lotus grandiflorus
Lotus heermannii
Lotus scoparius
Lupinus bicolor
Lupinus formosus
Lupinus latifolius
Lupinus polyphyllus
Lupinus polyphyllus var. burkei
Lupinus rivularis
Luzula comosa
Luzula comosa var. laxa
Luzula subsessilis
Lysichiton americanus
Maianthemum racemosum
 
Maianthemum stellatum
Malacothrix saxatilis
Malvella leprosa
Marah fabacea
Marah fabaceus
Marah fabaceus var. agrestis
Marah macrocarpus
Marah oregana
Marah oreganus
Melica californica
 
Melica imperfecta
Melica torreyana
Mentha arvensis
Mentha canadensis
Mimulus cardinalis
Mimulus guttatus
Mirabilis bigelovii
Mirabilis californica
Monardella antonina
Monardella linoides ssp. viminea
 
Monardella odoratissima
Monardella villosa
Monardella villosa ssp. franciscana
Montia parvifolia
Muhlenbergia dumosa
Nassella cernua
Nassella lepida
Nassella pulchra
Nasturtium officinale
Oenanthe sarmentosa
 
Oenothera elata
Oenothera elata ssp. hirsutissima
Oenothera elata ssp. hookeri
Oenothera villosa ssp. strigosa
Osmorhiza berteroi
Osmorhiza chilensis
Oxalis oregana
Pascopyrum smithii
Perideridia kelloggii
Persicaria punctata
 
Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Phacelia californica
Phacelia cinerea
Phacelia imbricata
Phacelia ramosissima
Phacelia ramosissima var. eremophila
Phacelia ramosissima var. latifolia
Phacelia ramosissima var. montereyensis
Phacelia ramosissima var. subglabra
Phalaris arundinacea var. picta
 
Phyla nodiflora
Phyla nodiflora var. incisa
Phyla nodiflora var. rosea
Plantago maritima
Plantago maritima var. juncoides
Plantago subnuda
Pleuraphis jamesii
Pleuraphis rigida
Poa ampla
Poa juncifolia
 
Poa nevadensis
Poa secunda
Polygonum paronychia
Polygonum punctatum
Potentilla anserina
Potentilla anserina ssp. pacifica
Potentilla glandulosa
Potentilla palustris
Primula clevelandii
Primula hendersonii
 
Prosartes hookeri
Prosartes hookeri var. trachyandra
Prosartes smithii
Prunella vulgaris
Prunella vulgaris var. lanceolata
Pseudognaphalium biolettii
Pseudognaphalium californicum
Pseudognaphalium canescens
Pseudognaphalium microcephalum
Pseudognaphalium stramineum
Ranunculus californicus
Ranunculus californicus var. cuneatus
Romanzoffia californica
Rorippa nasturtium-aquaticum
Rumex salicifolius
Sagittaria latifolia
 
Salicornia pacifica
Salicornia subterminalis
Satureja chandleri
Satureja douglasii
Satureja mimuloides
Schoenoplectus acutus
Schoenoplectus americanus
Schoenoplectus californicus
Scirpus americanus
Scirpus californicus
 
Scirpus maritimus
Scirpus microcarpus
Scirpus robustus
Scirpus tabernaemontani
Scrophularia californica
Scrophularia californica ssp. floribunda
Sedum spathulifolium
Sidalcea malviflora
Silene laciniata ssp. major
Sisyrinchium bellum
 
Sisyrinchium californicum
Smilacina racemosa
Smilacina stellata
Solanum douglasii
Solanum xanti
Solidago californica
Solidago canadensis
Solidago sparsiflora
Solidago spathulata
Solidago velutina
 
Solidago velutina ssp. californica
Sparganium eurycarpum
Sporobolus airoides var. wrightii
Stachys ajugoides
Stachys bullata
Stachys chamissonis
Stachys pycnantha
Stipa cernua
Stipa lepida
Stipa pulchra
 
Suaeda moquinii
Symphyotrichum chilense
Symphyotrichum chilense var. invenustum
Symphyotrichum chilense var. medium
Tanacetum bipinnatum
Tanacetum camphoratum
Tellima grandiflora
Thalictrum fendleri
Thalictrum fendleri var. polycarpum
Thalictrum polycarpum
 
Tiarella trifoliata
Tiarella trifoliata var. unifoliata
Tolmiea diplomenziesii
Tolmiea menziesii
Toxicoscordion fremontii
Trifolium wormskioldii
Trillium chloropetalum
Trillium ovatum
Triteleia hyacinthina
Triteleia ixioides
 
Triteleia laxa
Triteleia peduncularis
Typha domingensis
Typha latifolia
Urtica dioica
Urtica dioica ssp. holosericea
Vancouveria hexandra
Vancouveria planipetala
Veratrum viride var. eschscholzianum
Verbena lasiostachys
 
Veronica americana
Vicia americana
Vicia gigantea
Viola adunca
Viola glabella
Viola sempervirens
Wyethia angustifolia
Wyethia mollis
Xerophyllum tenax
Zigadenus fremontii