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Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve

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CNPS Chapter: Santa Clara Valley -- covering the central and southern San Francisco Peninsula and South Bay area.

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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
CNPS SCV Nursery  PROFILE 
Los Altos Hills, 94022 CNPS Santa Clara Valley N...
Capital Wholesale Nursery  PROFILE 
San Jose 95148
Grassroots Ecology Native Plant Nursery  PROFILE 
Palo Alto
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?
-- a county level flora --

 

 

 

Native Perennials that grow wild in San Mateo County:   Trees  •  Shrubs  •  Perennials  •  Annuals  •  Ferns
Acaena pinnatifida
Acaena pinnatifida var. californica
Achillea millefolium
Acmispon glaber
Acmispon heermannii
Actaea rubra
Agoseris grandiflora
Agrostis exarata
Agrostis pallens
Agrostis scabra
 
Alisma plantago-aquatica
Alisma triviale
Allium acuminatum
Allium amplectens
Allium falcifolium
Allium unifolium
Ambrosia chamissonis
Ambrosia psilostachya
Anaphalis margaritacea
Angelica hendersonii
 
Anthoxanthum occidentale
Apocynum cannabinum
Aquilegia eximia
Aquilegia formosa
Arabis blepharophylla
Aralia californica
Armeria maritima
Armeria maritima ssp. californica
Artemisia douglasiana
Artemisia pycnocephala
 
Asarum caudatum
Asclepias fascicularis
Aster chilensis
Aster radulinus
Atriplex leucophylla
Baccharis douglasii
Baccharis glutinosa
Bolboschoenus maritimus
Bolboschoenus maritimus ssp. paludosus
Bolboschoenus robustus
 
Boykinia occidentalis
Brodiaea coronaria
Brodiaea elegans
Bromus carinatus
Bromus carinatus var. marginatus
Bromus laevipes
Bromus marginatus
Bromus sitchensis var. carinatus
Bromus sitchensis var. marginatus
Calamagrostis nutkaensis
 
Calochortus albus
Calochortus argillosus
Calochortus luteus
Calochortus tolmiei
Calochortus uniflorus
Calochortus venustus
Calystegia macrostegia
Calystegia purpurata
Calystegia soldanella
Camissonia cheiranthifolia
 
Camissoniopsis cheiranthifolia
Carex amplifolia
Carex barbarae
Carex densa
Carex deweyana
Carex deweyana ssp. leptopoda
Carex dudleyi
Carex globosa
Carex harfordii
Carex leptopoda
 
Carex nudata
Carex obnupta
Carex praegracilis
Carex senta
Carex subbracteata
Carex subfusca
Carex tumulicola
Carex vesicaria
Castilleja foliolosa
Chlorogalum pomeridianum
Cirsium occidentale
Claytonia sibirica
Clematis lasiantha
Clematis ligusticifolia
Clinopodium douglasii
Clintonia andrewsiana
 
Corethrogyne filaginifolia
Corethrogyne filaginifolia var. californica
Cynoglossum grande
Cyperus eragrostis
Danthonia californica
Danthonia californica var. americana
Datura wrightii
Delphinium californicum
Delphinium nudicaule
Deschampsia cespitosa
 
Deschampsia cespitosa ssp. holciformis
Deschampsia elongata
Dicentra formosa
Dichelostemma capitatum
Dichelostemma congestum
Dichelostemma multiflorum
Dichondra donelliana
Dipterostemon capitatus
Disporum hookeri
Disporum smithii
 
Distichlis spicata
Dodecatheon clevelandii
Dodecatheon hendersonii
Drymocallis glandulosa
Dudleya caespitosa
Dudleya cymosa
Dudleya farinosa
Eleocharis macrostachya
Elymus californicus
Elymus condensatus
 
Elymus elymoides
Elymus glaucus
Elymus mollis
Elymus multisetus
Elymus trachycaulus
Elymus triticoides
Epilobium canum
Epilobium canum ssp. latifolium
Epipactis gigantea
Erigeron glaucus
 
Eriogonum latifolium
Eriogonum oblongifolium
Eriophyllum lanatum
Eriophyllum lanatum var. arachnoideum
Eriophyllum staechadifolium
Erysimum capitatum
Erysimum franciscanum
Erythranthe cardinalis
Erythranthe guttata
Eschscholzia californica
 
Eurybia radulina
Euthamia occidentalis
Festuca californica
Festuca idahoensis
Festuca occidentalis
Festuca roemeri var. klamathensis
Festuca rubra
Fragaria chiloensis
Fragaria crinita
Fragaria vesca
 
Frankenia salina
Fritillaria affinis
Fritillaria affinis var. tristulis
Fritillaria biflora
Fritillaria lanceolata var. tristulis
Gnaphalium californicum
Gnaphalium canescens
Gnaphalium stramineum
Goodyera oblongifolia
Grindelia camporum
Grindelia hirsutula
Grindelia hirsutula var. davyi
Grindelia hirsutula var. maritima
Grindelia stricta
Grindelia stricta var. angustifolia
Grindelia stricta var. platyphylla
 
Helenium bigelovii
Helenium puberulum
Helianthella californica
Helianthus californicus
Heliotropium curassavicum
Heracleum lanatum
Heracleum maximum
Heterotheca grandiflora
Heterotheca sessiliflora ssp. bolanderi
Heuchera maxima
 
Heuchera micrantha
Heuchera micrantha var. diversifolia
Heuchera micrantha var. erubescens
Heuchera pilosissima
Hierochloe occidentalis
Hoita macrostachya
Hoita orbicularis
Hordeum brachyantherum
Hordeum brachyantherum ssp. californicum
Hordeum jubatum
 
Horkelia californica
Horkelia cuneata
Hosackia gracilis
Iris douglasiana
Iris fernaldii
Iris longipetala
Iris macrosiphon
Iris missouriensis
Jaumea carnosa
Juncus acuminatus
 
Juncus balticus
Juncus bolanderi
Juncus effusus
Juncus effusus ssp. pacificus
Juncus effusus var. brunneus
Juncus effusus var. pacificus
Juncus ensifolius
Juncus hesperius
Juncus mexicanus
Juncus occidentalis
 
Juncus patens
Juncus phaeocephalus
Juncus tenuis
Juncus xiphioides
Koeleria macrantha
Lasthenia californica ssp. macrantha
Lathyrus vestitus
Lemna minor
Lessingia filaginifolia
Lessingia filaginifolia var. californica
 
Lewisia rediviva
Leymus condensatus
Leymus mollis
Leymus triticoides
Lilium pardalinum
Limonium californicum
Lomatium californicum
Lomatium dasycarpum
Lotus formosissimus
Lotus heermannii
 
Lotus scoparius
Lupinus bicolor
Lupinus formosus
Lupinus latifolius
Lupinus polyphyllus
Lupinus rivularis
Luzula comosa
Luzula subsessilis
Lysichiton americanus
Maianthemum dilatatum
Maianthemum racemosum
Maianthemum racemosum ssp. amplexicaule
Maianthemum stellatum
Malvella leprosa
Marah fabacea
Marah fabaceus
 
Marah fabaceus var. agrestis
Marah oregana
Marah oreganus
Melica californica
Melica imperfecta
Melica torreyana
Mentha arvensis
Mentha canadensis
Mimulus cardinalis
Mimulus guttatus
 
Monardella antonina
Monardella antonina ssp. benitensis
Monardella siskiyouensis
Monardella villosa
Monardella villosa ssp. franciscana
Monardella villosa ssp. globosa
Monardella villosa var. subglabra
Montia parvifolia
Nassella cernua
Nassella lepida
 
Nassella pulchra
Nasturtium officinale
Oenanthe sarmentosa
Oenothera elata
Oenothera elata ssp. hookeri
Oenothera villosa ssp. strigosa
Osmorhiza berteroi
Osmorhiza chilensis
Oxalis oregana
Perideridia kelloggii
 
Persicaria punctata
Petasites frigidus
Petasites frigidus var. palmatus
Phacelia californica
Phacelia cinerea
Phacelia imbricata
Phacelia ramosissima
Phalaris arundinacea
Phyla nodiflora
Plantago maritima
 
Plantago subnuda
Poa ampla
Poa juncifolia
Poa nevadensis
Poa secunda
Polemonium carneum
Polygonum paronychia
Polygonum punctatum
Potentilla anserina
Potentilla anserina ssp. pacifica
 
Potentilla glandulosa
Primula clevelandii
Primula hendersonii
Prosartes hookeri
Prosartes smithii
Prunella vulgaris
Prunella vulgaris var. lanceolata
Pseudognaphalium biolettii
Pseudognaphalium californicum
Pseudognaphalium microcephalum
 
Pseudognaphalium stramineum
Ranunculus californicus
Ranunculus californicus var. cuneatus
Romanzoffia californica
Rorippa nasturtium-aquaticum
Rumex salicifolius
Sagittaria latifolia
Salicornia pacifica
Salvia sonomensis
Salvia spathacea
Satureja douglasii
Schoenoplectus acutus
Schoenoplectus americanus
Schoenoplectus californicus
Scirpus americanus
Scirpus californicus
 
Scirpus maritimus
Scirpus microcarpus
Scirpus robustus
Scrophularia californica
Sedum spathulifolium
Sedum stenopetalum
Sidalcea hickmanii
Sidalcea malviflora
Silene laciniata
Sisyrinchium bellum
 
Sisyrinchium californicum
Smilacina racemosa
Smilacina stellata
Solanum douglasii
Solidago californica
Solidago canadensis
Solidago canadensis ssp. elongata
Solidago elongata
Solidago sparsiflora
Solidago spathulata
 
Solidago velutina
Solidago velutina ssp. californica
Sparganium eurycarpum
Stachys ajugoides
Stachys albens
Stachys bullata
Stachys chamissonis
Stachys rigida
Stipa cernua
Stipa lepida
 
Stipa pulchra
Symphyotrichum chilense
Tanacetum bipinnatum
Tanacetum camphoratum
Tellima grandiflora
Thalictrum fendleri
Thalictrum fendleri var. polycarpum
Thalictrum polycarpum
Tiarella trifoliata
Tiarella trifoliata var. unifoliata
 
Toxicoscordion fremontii
Trifolium wormskioldii
Triglochin maritima
Trillium albidum
Trillium chloropetalum
Trillium ovatum
Triteleia hyacinthina
Triteleia ixioides
Triteleia laxa
Triteleia peduncularis
 
Typha domingensis
Typha latifolia
Urtica dioica
Urtica dioica ssp. holosericea
Vancouveria planipetala
Verbena lasiostachys
Verbena lasiostachys var. scabrida
Veronica americana
Vicia americana
Vicia gigantea
 
Viola adunca
Viola glabella
Viola sempervirens
Wyethia angustifolia
Xerophyllum tenax
Zigadenus fremontii