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Common Native Plants

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33 PLANTS
Acer macrophyllum    Big leaf maple,  Bigleaf maple
native
Tree

SAPINDACEAE

Acer macrophyllum Acer macrophyllum Acer macrophyllum
2008 Abe G. Doherty
2018 Julie Kierstead Nelson
2018 Ron Vanderhoff

Acmispon glaber    Deerweed
native
Perennial herb

FABACEAE

Acmispon glaber Acmispon glaber Acmispon glaber
2014 James Gonsman
2005 Noah Elhardt
2014 Jesse Rorabaugh

Adenostoma fasciculatum    Chamise
native
Tree, Shrub

ROSACEAE

Adenostoma fasciculatum Adenostoma fasciculatum Adenostoma fasciculatum
2008 Thomas Stoughton
2014 Garth Wadsworth
2017 Joshua Borkowski

Arbutus menziesii    Madrono,  Pacific madrone
native
Tree

ERICACEAE

Arbutus menziesii Arbutus menziesii Arbutus menziesii
2008 Neal Kramer
2008 Keir Morse
2017 Gary McDonald

Artemisia californica    California sagebrush,  Coast sagebrush,  Coastal sage brush
native
Shrub

ASTERACEAE

Artemisia californica Artemisia californica Artemisia californica
2016 Keir Morse
2003 Margo Bors
2018 Ron Vanderhoff

Atriplex canescens    Fourwing saltbush,  Hoary saltbush,  Shadscale
native
Shrub

CHENOPODIACEAE

Atriplex canescens Atriplex canescens Atriplex canescens
2018 Ron Vanderhoff
2001 Thomas M. Elder, M.D.
2016 James Gonsman

Ceanothus crassifolius    Hoary leaved ceanothus,  Hoaryleaf ceanothus
native
Shrub

RHAMNACEAE

Ceanothus crassifolius Ceanothus crassifolius Ceanothus crassifolius
2007 Ricky Grubb
2011 Neal Kramer
2015 Max Dunseath

Ceanothus megacarpus    Big pod ceanothus,  Bigpod ceanothus
native
Shrub

RHAMNACEAE

Ceanothus megacarpus Ceanothus megacarpus Ceanothus megacarpus
2011 Neal Kramer
2009 Gary A. Monroe
2015 Ron Vanderhoff

Clarkia purpurea    Purple clarkia,  Winecup clarkia
native
Annual herb

ONAGRACEAE

Clarkia purpurea Clarkia purpurea Clarkia purpurea
2009 John W. Wall
2011 Vernon Smith
2018 Elinor Gates

Claytonia perfoliata    Miner s lettuce,  Miner's lettuce
native
Annual herb

MONTIACEAE

Claytonia perfoliata Claytonia perfoliata Claytonia perfoliata
2015 Robert Sikora
2007 Carol W. Witham
2009 John W. Wall

Frangula californica    California coffeeberry
native
Shrub

RHAMNACEAE

Frangula californica Frangula californica Frangula californica
2001 Lynn Overtree
2017 James Gonsman
2012 Michael Perlmutter

Heteromeles arbutifolia    Christmas berry,  Toyon
native
Shrub

ROSACEAE

Heteromeles arbutifolia Heteromeles arbutifolia Heteromeles arbutifolia
2017 Gary McDonald
2017 Gary McDonald
2004 George W. Hartwell

Juniperus californica    California juniper
native
Shrub

CUPRESSACEAE

Juniperus californica Juniperus californica Juniperus californica
2005 James M. Andre
2017 Gary McDonald
2009 Ryan Gilmore

Keckiella cordifolia    Climbing penstemon,  Heart leaved keckiella,  Heartleaf keckiella
native
Shrub

PLANTAGINACEAE

Keckiella cordifolia Keckiella cordifolia Keckiella cordifolia
2002 Lynn Watson
2018 Diane Etchison
2011 Robert A. Hamilton

Lupinus bicolor    Annual lupine,  Bicolored lupine,  Miniature lupine
native
Annual, Perennial herb

FABACEAE

Lupinus bicolor Lupinus bicolor Lupinus bicolor
2018 Karen Fraser
2004 Carol W. Witham
2014 Neal Kramer

Mimulus aurantiacus    Bush monkey flower,  Island monkeyflower,  Sticky monkeyflower
native
Shrub

PHRYMACEAE

Mimulus aurantiacus Mimulus aurantiacus Mimulus aurantiacus
2012 Andrea Williams
2009 Keir Morse
2004 Dr. Mark S. Brunell

Mimulus guttatus    Seep monkey flower,  Yellow monkey flower
native
Annual, Perennial herb (rhizomatous)

PHRYMACEAE

Mimulus guttatus Mimulus guttatus Mimulus guttatus
2001 George W. Hartwell
2018 Diane Etchison
2011 Dean Wm. Taylor, Ph.D.

Dodecatheon hendersonii    Mosquito bill
(currently Primula hendersonii)
native
Perennial herb

PRIMULACEAE

Dodecatheon hendersonii Dodecatheon hendersonii Dodecatheon hendersonii
2008 Keir Morse
2017 Michelle Bosch
2018 Doug Zimmerman

Prunus ilicifolia    Holly leaf cherry,  Holly leaved cherry,  Hollyleaf cherry
native
Tree, Shrub

ROSACEAE

Prunus ilicifolia Prunus ilicifolia Prunus ilicifolia
2018 Debra L. Cook
2014 Garth Wadsworth
2013 Jean Pawek

Quercus agrifolia    California live oak,  Coast live oak
native
Tree

FAGACEAE

Quercus agrifolia Quercus agrifolia Quercus agrifolia
2008 Neal Kramer
2018 Diane Etchison
2018 stephen rosenthal

Quercus lobata    California white oak,  Valley oak
native
Tree

FAGACEAE

Quercus lobata Quercus lobata Quercus lobata
2013 Susan McDougall
2008 Keir Morse
2014 Neal Kramer

Rhamnus crocea    Redberry buckthorn
native
Shrub

RHAMNACEAE

Rhamnus crocea Rhamnus crocea Rhamnus crocea
2003 Charles E. Jones
2008 Neal Kramer
2018 Cynthia Powell

Rosa californica    California wild rose,  California wildrose
native
Shrub

ROSACEAE

Rosa californica Rosa californica Rosa californica
2017 Fred Melgert / Carla Hoegen
2018 Ron Vanderhoff
2018 Ron Vanderhoff

Rubus ursinus    California blackberry,  Pacific blackberry
native
Vine, Shrub

ROSACEAE

Rubus ursinus Rubus ursinus Rubus ursinus
2008 Keir Morse
2007 Neal Kramer
2018 Ken Lunders

Salix lasiolepis    Arroyo willow
native
Tree, Shrub

SALICACEAE

Salix lasiolepis Salix lasiolepis Salix lasiolepis
2009 Neal Kramer
2012 Zoya Akulova
2008 Keir Morse

Salvia mellifera    Black sage
native
Shrub

LAMIACEAE

Salvia mellifera Salvia mellifera Salvia mellifera
2006 Steve Matson
2018 Aaron Echols
2009 Keir Morse

Sambucus nigra    Black elderberry
native
Shrub

ADOXACEAE

Sambucus nigra Sambucus nigra Sambucus nigra
2006 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
2018 Julian Geoghegan
2006 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy

Scutellaria californica    California skullcap
native
Perennial herb

LAMIACEAE

Scutellaria californica Scutellaria californica Scutellaria californica
2015 John Doyen
2015 Neal Kramer
2014 John Doyen

Stipa pulchra    Purple needle grass
native
Perennial grass

POACEAE

Stipa pulchra Stipa pulchra Stipa pulchra
2018 Gary McDonald
2006 Brent Miller
2018 Tristan Brenner

Symphyotrichum chilense    California aster,  Pacific aster
native
Perennial herb

ASTERACEAE

Symphyotrichum chilense Symphyotrichum chilense Symphyotrichum chilense
2009 Jorg Fleige
2009 Neal Kramer
2018 Stacie Wolny

Toxicodendron diversilobum    Poison oak,  Poisonoak
native
Vine, Shrub

ANACARDIACEAE

Toxicodendron diversilobum Toxicodendron diversilobum Toxicodendron diversilobum
2008 Gary McDonald
2018 Brad Christie
2008 Zoya Akulova

Umbellularia californica    Bay laurel,  California bay,  California laurel, bay tree
native
Tree

LAURACEAE

Umbellularia californica Umbellularia californica Umbellularia californica
2003 Michael Charters
2018 Michelle Tollett
2018 David popp

Vaccinium ovatum    California huckleberry,  Evergreen huckleberry
native
Shrub

ERICACEAE

Vaccinium ovatum Vaccinium ovatum Vaccinium ovatum
2017 James Gonsman
2005 Brian L. Anacker
2008 Zoya Akulova