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Calflora Great Places to view California Native Plants:

Santa Margarita River Trail

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Crosby Open Space

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CNPS Chapter: San Diego

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

The California Chaparral Institute, Escondido

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Wild Plants in  San Diego County

Native Plants, by lifeform
Native Plants at the edge of their range
non-Native Plants
by Jepson Bioregion:
 
Peninsular Ranges
Sonoran Desert
South Coast
  MAP of San Diego County

 

 

What Grows Here?

  by watershed

  by zipcode

  by open space

 

 

 

Native Shrubs that grow wild in San Diego County:   Trees  •  Shrubs  •  Perennials  •  Annuals  •  Ferns
Acalypha californica
Acamptopappus sphaerocephalus
Adenostoma fasciculatum
Agave shawii
Ambrosia dumosa
Ambrosia salsola
Amelanchier alnifolia
Amelanchier pallida
Amelanchier utahensis
Amorpha californica
 
Amorpha fruticosa
Arctostaphylos glandulosa
Arctostaphylos glauca
Arctostaphylos manzanita
Arctostaphylos patula
Arctostaphylos pungens
Arctostaphylos rainbowensis
Arctostaphylos tomentosa
Artemisia californica
Artemisia palmeri
 
Artemisia tridentata
Artemisia tridentata ssp. vaseyana
Atriplex canescens
Atriplex confertifolia
Atriplex lentiformis
Atriplex polycarpa
Baccharis pilularis
Baccharis pilularis ssp. consanguinea
Baccharis salicifolia
Baccharis salicina
 
Baccharis sarothroides
Bahiopsis laciniata
Bahiopsis parishii
Bebbia juncea
Berberis aquifolium
Berberis aquifolium var. dictyota
Berberis aquifolium var. repens
Berberis fremontii
Berberis haematocarpa
Berberis nevinii
 
Berberis pinnata
Betula occidentalis
Calliandra eriophylla
Ceanothus cordulatus
Ceanothus crassifolius
Ceanothus cuneatus
Ceanothus cyaneus
Ceanothus foliosus
Ceanothus greggii
Ceanothus impressus
 
Ceanothus integerrimus
Ceanothus integerrimus var. macrothyrsus
Ceanothus leucodermis
Ceanothus megacarpus
Ceanothus oliganthus
Ceanothus oliganthus var. orcuttii
Ceanothus rigidus
Ceanothus spinosus
Ceanothus thyrsiflorus
Ceanothus tomentosus
 
Ceanothus velutinus
Ceanothus verrucosus
Cercis occidentalis
Cercocarpus betuloides
Cercocarpus minutiflorus
Chilopsis linearis
Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus
Cneoridium dumosum
Coleogyne ramosissima
Comarostaphylis diversifolia
 
Condea emoryi
Cornus glabrata
Cornus nuttallii
Cornus sericea
Cornus sericea ssp. occidentalis
Crocanthemum aldersonii
Crocanthemum scoparium
Crocanthemum scoparium var. vulgare
Cylindropuntia prolifera
Dendromecon harfordii
 
Dendromecon rigida
Diplacus aurantiacus
Diplacus grandiflorus
Diplacus puniceus
Echinocereus mojavensis
Encelia californica
Encelia farinosa
Encelia frutescens
Ephedra nevadensis
Ephedra viridis
 
Ericameria arborescens
Ericameria linearifolia
Ericameria nauseosa
Ericameria palmeri
Ericameria pinifolia
Eriodictyon californicum
Eriodictyon crassifolium
Eriodictyon trichocalyx
Eriogonum arborescens
Eriogonum cinereum
 
Eriogonum fasciculatum
Eriogonum fasciculatum var. foliolosum
Eriogonum fasciculatum var. polifolium
Eriogonum giganteum
Eriogonum nudum
Eriogonum parvifolium
Eriogonum wrightii
Eriophyllum confertiflorum
Euonymus occidentalis
Euphorbia misera
 
Ferocactus cylindraceus
Ferocactus viridescens
Fouquieria splendens
Frangula californica
Frangula californica ssp. tomentella
Frangula rubra
Fraxinus dipetala
Fremontodendron californicum
Fremontodendron mexicanum
Garrya fremontii
 
Grayia spinosa
Gutierrezia californica
Gutierrezia sarothrae
Hazardia squarrosa
Helianthemum suffrutescens
Hesperocyparis sargentii
Hesperoyucca whipplei
Heteromeles arbutifolia
Holodiscus discolor
Isocoma menziesii
 
Juniperus californica
Justicia californica
Keckiella antirrhinoides
Keckiella cordifolia
Krascheninnikovia lanata
Larrea tridentata
Lavatera assurgentiflora
Lavatera assurgentiflora ssp. glabra
Lepechinia fragrans
Lepidospartum squamatum
 
Leptosyne gigantea
Linanthus californicus
Lonicera hispidula
Lonicera interrupta
Lonicera subspicata
Lonicera subspicata var. denudata
Lupinus albifrons
Lupinus albifrons var. collinus
Lupinus arboreus
Lupinus excubitus
 
Lupinus longifolius
Lycium andersonii
Lycium brevipes
Malacothamnus densiflorus
Malacothamnus fasciculatus
Malosma laurina
Malva assurgentiflora
Opuntia basilaris
Opuntia engelmannii
Opuntia littoralis
 
Opuntia oricola
Opuntia polyacantha
Ornithostaphylos oppositifolia
Peritoma arborea
Philadelphus lewisii
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
Psorothamnus spinosus
Purshia tridentata
Purshia tridentata var. glandulosa
Quercus dumosa
 
Quercus durata
Quercus turbinella
Quercus wislizeni
Rhamnus crocea
Rhamnus ilicifolia
Rhododendron occidentale
Rhus aromatica
Rhus aromatica var. simplicifolia
Rhus integrifolia
Rhus ovata
 
Ribes amarum
Ribes amarum var. hoffmannii
Ribes aureum
Ribes californicum
Ribes cereum
Ribes indecorum
Ribes malvaceum
Ribes malvaceum var. viridifolium
Ribes nevadense
Ribes roezlii
 
Ribes speciosum
Ribes viburnifolium
Robinia neomexicana
Rosa californica
Rosa gymnocarpa
Rosa minutifolia
Rosa woodsii
Rosa woodsii ssp. ultramontana
Rubus leucodermis
Rubus parviflorus
 
Rubus ursinus
Salix exigua
Salix exigua var. hindsiana
Salix lasiolepis
Salix sessilifolia
Salvia apiana
Salvia clevelandii
Salvia dorrii
Salvia leucophylla
Salvia mellifera
 
Salvia munzii
Salvia pachyphylla
Sambucus nigra
Sambucus nigra ssp. caerulea
Sambucus racemosa
Scutellaria mexicana
Senecio flaccidus
Senecio flaccidus var. douglasii
Senegalia greggii
Senna armata
 
Simmondsia chinensis
Solanum parishii
Solanum umbelliferum
Solanum xanti
Sphaeralcea angustifolia
Stanleya pinnata
Styrax redivivus
Suaeda taxifolia
Symphoricarpos albus
Symphoricarpos albus var. laevigatus
 
Symphoricarpos mollis
Symphoricarpos rotundifolius
Toxicodendron diversilobum
Trichostema lanatum
Vaccinium ovatum
Viguiera laciniata
Vitis californica
Vitis girdiana
Xylococcus bicolor
Yucca baccata