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CNPS Chapter: Channel Islands -- covering south coastal Santa Barbara County, Ventura County, and the westernmost portions of the San Fernando Valley.

Wildscaping for gardeners in Southern California: How to attract and nurture wildlife in your own yard.

Theodore Payne Foundation:
Native Plant Garden Tour, April

Ventura Co. Locally Important Plants

Guide to Native and Invasive Streamside Plants
Ventura Co. Planning Division (This is an amazing document!)

Sources of Native Plants
Ventura County
Conejo Valley Botanic Garden  PROFILE 
Thousand Oaks 91358 October Plant Sale
Euterpe Farms  PROFILE 
Ojai 93023
Matilija Nursery  PROFILE 
Moorpark 93021
Kern County
White Forest Nursery  PROFILE 
Bakersfield 93306
Los Angeles County
AVRCD Conservation Nursery  PROFILE 
Lancaster 93536
Boething Treeland Farms  PROFILE 
Woodland Hills 91367
Budget Plants  PROFILE 
Arcadia 91006 All our plants are locall...
El Nativo Growers  PROFILE 
Azusa 91702
Greenlee Nursery  PROFILE 
Pomona 91766
Grow Native Nursery at Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden  PROFILE 
Claremont 91711 periodic sales
Stover Seed Company  PROFILE 
Los Angeles 90021 seeds
Tarweed Native Plants  PROFILE 
Los Angeles 90027
Theodore Payne Foundation  PROFILE 
Sun Valley 91352
Santa Barbara County
Environmental Seed Producers  PROFILE 
Lompoc 93438 wholesale seeds
Growing Solutions Restoration Education Institute  PROFILE 
Santa Barbara 93130 seeds, wholesale, source ...
Manzanita Nursery  PROFILE 
Solvang 93464
Mistletoe-Carter Wholesale Seeds  PROFILE 
Goleta 93117 wholesale
S&S Seeds  PROFILE 
Carpinteria 93014 seeds
San Marcos Growers  PROFILE 
Santa Barbara 93111 wholesale
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden Nursery  PROFILE 
Santa Barbara 93105
Santa Barbara Natives  PROFILE 
Gaviota 93117 wholesale
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Wild Plants in  Ventura County
Native Plants, by lifeform
Native Plants at the edge of their range
non-Native Plants
by Jepson Bioregion:
 
Transverse Ranges
South Coast
Channel Islands

  MAP of Ventura County

 

 

What Grows Here?

  by watershed

  by zipcode

  by open space

 

 

 

Native Shrubs that grow wild in Ventura County:   Trees  •  Shrubs  •  Perennials  •  Annuals  •  Ferns
Adenostoma fasciculatum
Ambrosia salsola
Amelanchier alnifolia
Amelanchier utahensis
Amorpha californica
Arctostaphylos glandulosa
Arctostaphylos glauca
Arctostaphylos manzanita
Arctostaphylos patula
Arctostaphylos pungens
 
Arctostaphylos tomentosa
Arctostaphylos viscida
Artemisia californica
Artemisia tridentata
Artemisia tridentata ssp. vaseyana
Atriplex canescens
Atriplex lentiformis
Atriplex lentiformis ssp. breweri
Atriplex polycarpa
Baccharis pilularis
 
Baccharis pilularis ssp. consanguinea
Baccharis salicifolia
Baccharis salicina
Bahiopsis laciniata
Bebbia juncea
Berberis aquifolium
Berberis pinnata
Ceanothus arboreus
Ceanothus cordulatus
Ceanothus crassifolius
 
Ceanothus crassifolius var. planus
Ceanothus cuneatus
Ceanothus integerrimus
Ceanothus integerrimus var. macrothyrsus
Ceanothus leucodermis
Ceanothus megacarpus
Ceanothus oliganthus
Ceanothus papillosus
Ceanothus spinosus
Ceanothus thyrsiflorus
Ceanothus tomentosus
Ceanothus velutinus
Cercis occidentalis
Cercocarpus betuloides
Cercocarpus ledifolius
Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus
 
Comarostaphylis diversifolia
Cornus glabrata
Cornus sericea
Cylindropuntia prolifera
Dendromecon rigida
Encelia californica
Encelia farinosa
Ephedra viridis
Ericameria arborescens
Ericameria cooperi
 
Ericameria ericoides
Ericameria linearifolia
Ericameria nauseosa
Ericameria palmeri
Ericameria pinifolia
Eriodictyon crassifolium
Eriodictyon traskiae
Eriodictyon traskiae ssp. smithii
Eriodictyon trichocalyx
Eriogonum arborescens
 
Eriogonum cinereum
Eriogonum fasciculatum
Eriogonum fasciculatum var. foliolosum
Eriogonum giganteum
Eriogonum nudum
Eriogonum parvifolium
Eriogonum wrightii
Eriophyllum confertiflorum
Forestiera pubescens
Frangula californica
Frangula californica ssp. tomentella
Fraxinus dipetala
Fremontodendron californicum
Gutierrezia californica
Gutierrezia sarothrae
Hazardia detonsa
 
Hazardia squarrosa
Helianthemum scoparium
Helianthemum suffrutescens
Hesperoyucca whipplei
Heteromeles arbutifolia
Holodiscus discolor
Isocoma menziesii
Juniperus californica
Keckiella cordifolia
Krascheninnikovia lanata
 
Larrea tridentata
Lepechinia calycina
Lepechinia fragrans
Lepidospartum squamatum
Leptosyne gigantea
Linanthus californicus
Lonicera interrupta
Lonicera subspicata
Lupinus albifrons
Lupinus albifrons var. collinus
 
Lupinus arboreus
Lupinus chamissonis
Lupinus excubitus
Lupinus longifolius
Lycium andersonii
Malacothamnus fasciculatus
Malacothamnus fasciculatus var. nuttallii
Malacothamnus fremontii
Malacothamnus orbiculatus
Malosma laurina
Malva assurgentiflora
Mimulus aurantiacus
Mimulus aurantiacus var. pubescens
Morella californica
Notholithocarpus densiflorus
Opuntia basilaris
 
Opuntia littoralis
Parthenocissus inserta
Peritoma arborea
Pickeringia montana
Pluchea sericea
Prosopis glandulosa
Prosopis glandulosa var. torreyana
Prosopis pubescens
Prunus emarginata
Prunus ilicifolia
 
Prunus virginiana
Prunus virginiana var. demissa
Purshia tridentata
Quercus dumosa
Quercus turbinella
Quercus wislizeni
Rhamnus crocea
Rhamnus ilicifolia
Rhus aromatica
Rhus integrifolia
 
Rhus ovata
Ribes amarum
Ribes amarum var. hoffmannii
Ribes aureum
Ribes aureum var. gracillimum
Ribes californicum
Ribes cereum
Ribes indecorum
Ribes malvaceum
Ribes malvaceum var. viridifolium
Ribes nevadense
Ribes roezlii
Ribes speciosum
Rosa californica
Rosa woodsii
Rosa woodsii ssp. ultramontana
 
Rosa woodsii var. gratissima
Rubus leucodermis
Rubus parviflorus
Rubus ursinus
Salix exigua
Salix exigua var. hindsiana
Salix lasiolepis
Salix melanopsis
Salix sessilifolia
Salvia apiana
 
Salvia dorrii
Salvia leucophylla
Salvia mellifera
Sambucus nigra
Sambucus nigra ssp. caerulea
Senecio flaccidus
Shepherdia argentea
Solanum umbelliferum
Solanum xanti
Stanleya pinnata
 
Suaeda taxifolia
Symphoricarpos albus
Symphoricarpos albus var. laevigatus
Symphoricarpos mollis
Symphoricarpos rotundifolius
Toxicodendron diversilobum
Trichostema lanatum
Viguiera laciniata
Vitis girdiana