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Sources of Native Plants
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
San Francisco County
Bay Natives  PROFILE 
San Francisco 94114 mostly retail; mailorder
Candlestick Pt. Native Plant Nursery  PROFILE 
San Francisco 94110
Alameda County
Alden Lane Garden Village  PROFILE 
Livermore 94550
Berkeley Horticultural Nursery  PROFILE 
Berkeley 94703
Cactus Jungle  PROFILE 
Berkeley, 94710 Retail Nursery
Clyde Robin  PROFILE 
Castro Valley 94546 seeds
East Bay Wilds  PROFILE 
Oakland 94621
Friends of Sausal Creek Nursery  PROFILE 
Oakland 94602
Oaktown Native Plant Nursery  PROFILE 
Berkeley 94703 Wholesale, Retail and Con...
Orchard Nursery  PROFILE 
Lafayette
Pacific Coast Seed  PROFILE 
Livermore 94551 wholesale seeds
Ploughshares Nursery  PROFILE 
Alameda 94501
University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley  PROFILE 
Berkeley, CA 94720 A large collection of CA....
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
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
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Wild Plants in  San Mateo 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 San Mateo County

 

 

What Grows Here?

  by watershed

  by zipcode

  by open space

 

 

 

Native Shrubs that grow wild in San Mateo County:   Trees  •  Shrubs  •  Perennials  •  Annuals  •  Ferns
Acacia greggii
Adenostoma fasciculatum
Alnus rubra
Amelanchier alnifolia
Amelanchier pallida
Amelanchier utahensis
Arctostaphylos andersonii
Arctostaphylos columbiana
Arctostaphylos columbiana f. tracyi
Arctostaphylos crustacea
 
Arctostaphylos cruzensis
Arctostaphylos edmundsii
Arctostaphylos franciscana
Arctostaphylos glandulosa
Arctostaphylos hookeri ssp. franciscana
Arctostaphylos manzanita
Arctostaphylos nummularia
Arctostaphylos pungens
Arctostaphylos sensitiva
Arctostaphylos silvicola
 
Arctostaphylos tomentosa
Arctostaphylos tomentosa ssp. crustacea
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi f. adenotricha
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi f. coactilis
Arctostaphylos viscida
Aristolochia californica
Artemisia californica
Atriplex lentiformis
Baccharis emoryi
 
Baccharis pilularis
Baccharis pilularis ssp. consanguinea
Baccharis salicifolia
Berberis aquifolium
Berberis nervosa
Berberis pinnata
Calycanthus occidentalis
Ceanothus arboreus
Ceanothus cuneatus
Ceanothus cuneatus var. rigidus
 
Ceanothus foliosus
Ceanothus griseus
Ceanothus griseus var. horizontalis
Ceanothus integerrimus
Ceanothus leucodermis
Ceanothus oliganthus
Ceanothus papillosus
Ceanothus papillosus var. roweanus
Ceanothus prostratus var. laxus
Ceanothus thyrsiflorus
Ceanothus thyrsiflorus var. griseus
Ceanothus thyrsiflorus var. repens
Ceanothus tomentosus
Ceanothus tomentosus var. olivaceus
Ceanothus velutinus var. hookeri
Ceanothus velutinus var. laevigatus
 
Cephalanthus occidentalis var. californicus
Cercidium microphyllum
Cercis occidentalis
Cercocarpus betuloides
Chrysolepis chrysophylla
Chrysothamnus nauseosus
Comarostaphylis diversifolia
Coreopsis gigantea
Cornus glabrata
Cornus nuttallii
 
Cornus sericea
Cornus sericea ssp. occidentalis
Corylus cornuta
Corylus cornuta ssp. californica
Corylus cornuta var. californica
Crataegus columbiana
Crataegus douglasii
Crataegus suksdorfii
Cupressus macnabiana
Cupressus sargentii
 
Dendromecon rigida
Diplacus aurantiacus
Echinocereus triglochidiatus
Ericameria ericoides
Ericameria nauseosa
Eriodictyon californicum
Eriogonum arborescens
Eriogonum fasciculatum
Eriogonum fasciculatum var. foliolosum
Eriogonum nudum
 
Eriogonum parvifolium
Eriophyllum confertiflorum
Eriophyllum nevinii
Euonymus occidentalis
Frangula californica
Frangula californica ssp. tomentella
Frangula purshiana
Fraxinus jonesii
Fremontodendron californicum
Fremontodendron californicum ssp. decumbens
Galvezia speciosa
Garrya elliptica
Gaultheria shallon
Helianthemum scoparium
Helianthemum suffrutescens
Heteromeles arbutifolia
 
Holodiscus discolor
Holodiscus microphyllus
Holodiscus microphyllus var. glabrescens
Hymenoclea salsola
Hyptis emoryi
Isomeris arborea
Keckiella antirrhinoides
Lavatera assurgentiflora
Lepechinia calycina
Lithocarpus densiflorus
 
Lithocarpus densiflorus var. echinoides
Lonicera hispidula
Lonicera hispidula var. vacillans
Lonicera involucrata
Lonicera subspicata
Lonicera subspicata var. denudata
Lupinus albifrons
Lupinus albifrons var. collinus
Lupinus arboreus
Lupinus chamissonis
 
Lupinus propinquus
Lupinus variicolor
Malacothamnus arcuatus
Malacothamnus densiflorus var. viscidus
Malacothamnus fasciculatus
Malacothamnus fasciculatus var. nuttallii
Malacothamnus fremontii
Malacothamnus hallii
Malacothamnus helleri
Malva assurgentiflora
 
Mimulus aurantiacus
Mimulus aurantiacus var. grandiflorus
Mimulus aurantiacus var. puniceus
Mimulus bifidus
Mimulus longiflorus
Mimulus puniceus
Morella californica
Myrica californica
Notholithocarpus densiflorus
Oemleria cerasiformis
Opuntia erinacea
Opuntia parryi
Opuntia prolifera
Parthenocissus vitacea
Philadelphus lewisii ssp. gordonianus
Philadelphus microphyllus ssp. pumilus
 
Physocarpus capitatus
Pickeringia montana
Potentilla fruticosa
Prunus emarginata
Prunus ilicifolia
Prunus subcordata
Prunus subcordata var. kelloggii
Prunus subcordata var. rubicunda
Prunus virginiana
Prunus virginiana var. demissa
 
Prunus virginiana var. melanocarpa
Quercus dumosa
Quercus durata
Quercus wislizeni
Rhamnus californica
Rhamnus crocea
Rhamnus ilicifolia
Rhamnus purshiana
Rhamnus rubra
Rhamnus tomentella
 
Rhododendron macrophyllum
Rhododendron occidentale
Rhus aromatica
Rhus integrifolia
Rhus ovata
Rhus trilobata
Rhus trilobata var. simplicifolia
Ribes aureum
Ribes aureum var. gracillimum
Ribes californicum
 
Ribes divaricatum
Ribes malvaceum
Ribes menziesii
Ribes sanguineum
Ribes sanguineum var. glutinosum
Rosa californica
Rosa gymnocarpa
Rosa woodsii var. ultramontana
Rubus leucodermis
Rubus leucodermis var. bernardinus
Rubus leucodermis var. trinitatis
Rubus parviflorus
Rubus parviflorus var. velutinus
Rubus spectabilis
Rubus spectabilis var. franciscanus
Rubus ursinus
 
Salazaria mexicana
Salix exigua
Salix exigua var. hindsiana
Salix hindsiana
Salix lasiolepis
Salix lasiolepis var. bigelovii
Salix lucida
Salix scouleriana
Salix sessilifolia
Salix sitchensis
 
Salvia mellifera
Sambucus melanocarpa
Sambucus mexicana
Sambucus nigra
Sambucus nigra ssp. caerulea
Sambucus racemosa
Sambucus racemosa var. microbotrys
Solanum umbelliferum
Sorbus scopulina var. cascadensis
Spiraea densiflora
 
Spiraea densiflora ssp. splendens
Symphoricarpos acutus
Symphoricarpos albus
Symphoricarpos albus var. laevigatus
Symphoricarpos hesperius
Symphoricarpos mollis
Toxicodendron diversilobum
Trichostema lanatum
Vaccinium ovatum
Vaccinium parvifolium
 
Viburnum edule
Viguiera parishii
Vitis californica
Whipplea modesta
Yucca whipplei
Yucca whipplei ssp. cespitosa