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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
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 Perennials that grow wild in San Mateo County:   Trees  •  Shrubs  •  Perennials  •  Annuals  •  Ferns
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 acuminatum
Allium falcifolium
Allium unifolium
 
Ambrosia bipinnatifida
Ambrosia chamissonis
Ambrosia psilostachya
Anaphalis margaritacea
Angelica hendersonii
Anthoxanthum nitens
Anthoxanthum occidentale
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 pycnocephala
Aruncus dioicus var. pubescens
Asarum caudatum
 
Asclepias californica ssp. greenei
Asclepias cordifolia
Asclepias fascicularis
Asclepias speciosa
Aster chilensis
Atriplex leucophylla
Baccharis douglasii
Baccharis glutinosa
Bidens laevis
Bolboschoenus maritimus
 
Bolboschoenus maritimus ssp. paludosus
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 argillosus
Calochortus luteus
Calochortus tolmiei
Calochortus uniflorus
Calochortus venustus
Caltha leptosepala var. biflora
Calyptridium umbellatum var. caudiciferum
Calystegia macrostegia
 
Calystegia purpurata
Calystegia soldanella
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 praegracilis
Carex senta
Carex serratodens
Carex subbracteata
Carex subfusca
Carex tumulicola
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. incana
Corethrogyne filaginifolia var. linifolia
Corethrogyne leucophylla
Cynoglossum grande
Cyperus eragrostis
Danthonia californica
Danthonia californica var. americana
 
Datura wrightii
Delphinium californicum
Delphinium inflexum
Delphinium nudicaule
Deschampsia cespitosa
Deschampsia cespitosa ssp. holciformis
Deschampsia elongata
Dicentra chrysantha
Dicentra formosa
Dichelostemma capitatum
 
Dichelostemma congestum
Dichelostemma multiflorum
Dichondra donelliana
Disporum hookeri
Disporum smithii
Distichlis spicata
Dodecatheon clevelandii
Dodecatheon hendersonii
Dodecatheon jeffreyi
Dodecatheon pulchellum
 
Drymocallis glandulosa
Dudleya caespitosa
Dudleya farinosa
Dudleya hassei
Dugaldia hoopesii
Eleocharis macrostachya
Elymus californicus
Elymus condensatus
Elymus elymoides
Elymus glaucus
 
Elymus glaucus ssp. jepsonii
Elymus mollis
Elymus multisetus
Elymus trachycaulus
Elymus triticoides
Epilobium canum
Epilobium canum ssp. latifolium
Epipactis gigantea
Erigeron glaucus
Erigeron lobatus
 
Erigeron peregrinus
Eriogonum latifolium
Eriogonum oblongifolium
Eriophyllum lanatum
Eriophyllum lanatum var. arachnoideum
Eriophyllum staechadifolium
Erysimum capitatum
Erysimum franciscanum
Erysimum franciscanum var. crassifolium
Erysimum insulare ssp. suffrutescens
 
Erysimum menziesii ssp. concinnum
Erysimum menziesii ssp. eurekense
Erysimum menziesii ssp. yadonii
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
Fritillaria biflora
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 bigelovii
Helenium puberulum
Helianthella californica
Helianthus californicus
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
Hordeum brachyantherum
Hordeum brachyantherum ssp. californicum
Hordeum jubatum
Horkelia californica
Horkelia cuneata
Hosackia gracilis
Iris douglasiana
 
Iris longipetala
Iris macrosiphon
Iris missouriensis
Jaumea carnosa
Juncus balticus
Juncus bolanderi
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
Lewisia rediviva
Leymus cinereus
Leymus condensatus
Leymus mollis
Leymus triticoides
Lilium pardalinum
Limonium californicum
 
Linum lewisii
Linum lewisii var. alpicola
Lomatium californicum
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
Luzula comosa
Luzula subsessilis
Lysichiton americanus
 
Maianthemum dilatatum
Maianthemum racemosum
Maianthemum stellatum
Malvella leprosa
Marah fabacea
Marah fabaceus
Marah macrocarpus
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 villosa
Montia parvifolia
 
Muhlenbergia dumosa
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
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
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
Poa secunda ssp. juncifolia
Polemonium carneum
 
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 microcephalum
Pseudognaphalium stramineum
Ranunculus californicus
Ranunculus californicus var. cuneatus
Romanzoffia californica
Rorippa nasturtium-aquaticum
Rumex salicifolius
Sagittaria latifolia
Salicornia pacifica
Salicornia subterminalis
Salvia sonomensis
Salvia spathacea
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
Sedum stenopetalum
Sidalcea malviflora
Silene laciniata
Silene laciniata ssp. major
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
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
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
Veratrum viride var. eschscholzianum
Verbena lasiostachys
Verbena lasiostachys var. scabrida
 
Veronica americana
Vicia americana
Vicia gigantea
Viola adunca
Viola glabella
Viola sempervirens
Wyethia angustifolia
Zigadenus fremontii