logo Calflora  Illustrated Plant List 

All species available for sale at Ackerman Native Plant Nursery (as of March 2021)
52 PLANTS
Peritoma arborea    Bladderpod
native
Shrub

CLEOMACEAE

Peritoma arborea
2022 Steven M Norris
Peritoma arborea
2023 David Strauch
Peritoma arborea
2023 David Strauch

Coreopsis gigantea    Giant coreopsis
native
Shrub

ASTERACEAE

Coreopsis gigantea
2020 David Greenberger
Coreopsis gigantea
2017 David Wolfson
Coreopsis gigantea
2006 Steve Matson

Solanum douglasii    Douglas' nightshade,  Greenspot nightshade
native
Perennial herb

SOLANACEAE

Solanum douglasii
2006 Steve Matson
Solanum douglasii
2006 Steve Matson
Solanum douglasii
2006 Steve Matson

Abronia maritima    Red sand verbena,  Sticky sand verbena
rare native
Perennial herb

NYCTAGINACEAE

Abronia maritima
2018 Ron Vanderhoff
Abronia maritima
2022 Irene Rosen
Abronia maritima
2020 David Krause

Arctostaphylos catalinae    Santa catalina island manzanita
rare native
Shrub

ERICACEAE

Arctostaphylos catalinae
2020 Aaron Echols
Arctostaphylos catalinae
2006 Steve Matson
Arctostaphylos catalinae
2017 B.J. Dion

Ceanothus arboreus    Catalina ceanothus,  Feltleaf ceanothus,  Island ceanothus
native
Shrub

RHAMNACEAE

Ceanothus arboreus
2022 Cynthia Powell
Ceanothus arboreus
2022 Cynthia Powell
Ceanothus arboreus
2020 David Greenberger

Ceanothus megacarpus    Big pod ceanothus,  Bigpod ceanothus
native
Shrub

RHAMNACEAE

Ceanothus megacarpus
2019 Bryant Baker
Ceanothus megacarpus
2015 Ron Vanderhoff
Ceanothus megacarpus
2019 Bryant Baker

Crossosoma californicum    California rockflower,  Catalina crossosoma
rare native
Shrub

CROSSOSOMATACEAE

Crossosoma californicum
2019 Susan McDougall
Crossosoma californicum
2019 Susan McDougall
Crossosoma californicum
2024 Cynthia Powell

Encelia californica    Bush sunflower,  California brittlebush,  California encelia
native
Shrub

ASTERACEAE

Encelia californica
2020 Aaron Echols
Encelia californica
2021 Mary Wloch
Encelia californica
2020 Diane Etchison

Malosma laurina    Laurel sumac
native
Tree, Shrub

ANACARDIACEAE

Malosma laurina
2015 Steven M Norris
Malosma laurina
2018 susan Bashore
Malosma laurina
2023 Ron Vanderhoff

Malva assurgentiflora    Island mallow
native
Shrub

MALVACEAE

Malva assurgentiflora
2011 Dylan Neubauer
Malva assurgentiflora
2018 Ron Vanderhoff
Malva assurgentiflora
2014 Ron Vanderhoff

Populus trichocarpa    Black cottonwood
native
Tree

SALICACEAE

Populus trichocarpa
2019 Ron Vanderhoff
Populus trichocarpa
2012 Steve Matson
Populus trichocarpa
2012 Steve Matson

Quercus lobata    California white oak,  Valley oak
native
Tree

FAGACEAE

Quercus lobata
2023 Helen Hancock
Quercus lobata
2021 Cynthia Powell
Quercus lobata
2023 Suzanne L. Weakley

Rhamnus pirifolia    Island redberry
rare native
Tree, Shrub

RHAMNACEAE

Rhamnus pirifolia
2014 Steve Matson
Rhamnus pirifolia
2020 Susan McDougall
Rhamnus pirifolia
2014 Steve Matson

Rhus integrifolia    Lemonade berry,  Lemonade sumac
native
Shrub

ANACARDIACEAE

Rhus integrifolia
2020 David Greenberger
Rhus integrifolia
2019 Ron Vanderhoff
Rhus integrifolia
2024 Ron Vanderhoff

Salix exigua    Narrow leaved willow,  Narrowleaf willow,  Sandbar willow
native
Tree, Shrub

SALICACEAE

Salix exigua
2015 Steve Matson
Salix exigua
2019 Barbara Brydolf
Salix exigua
2015 Steve Matson

Salix lasiolepis    Arroyo willow
native
Tree, Shrub

SALICACEAE

Salix lasiolepis
2022 Ron Vanderhoff
Salix lasiolepis
2022 Ron Vanderhoff
Salix lasiolepis
2020 Steve Matson

Cercocarpus betuloides    Birch leaf mountain mahogany,  Mountain mahogany
native
Tree, Shrub

ROSACEAE

Cercocarpus betuloides
2020 Rebecca Schoenenberger
Cercocarpus betuloides
2020 Aaron Echols
Cercocarpus betuloides
2016 Cindy Roessler

Cercocarpus traskiae    Catalina island mountain mahogany
rare native
Shrub

ROSACEAE

Cercocarpus traskiae
2019 Aaron Echols
Cercocarpus traskiae
2019 Aaron Echols
Cercocarpus traskiae
1993 Dean Wm. Taylor

Dendromecon harfordii    Island bush poppy,  Channel Islands tree poppy,  Harford's tree poppy
native
Shrub

PAPAVERACEAE

Dendromecon harfordii
2014 Steve Matson
Dendromecon harfordii
2019 Aaron Echols
Dendromecon harfordii
2014 Steve Matson

Mimulus aurantiacus    Orange Bush Monkeyflower
native
Shrub

PHRYMACEAE

Mimulus aurantiacus
2023 Bill Kress
Mimulus aurantiacus
2019 Stacie Wolny
Mimulus aurantiacus
2019 Gary McDonald

Dudleya virens ssp. hassei    Bright green dudleya
rare native
Perennial herb

CRASSULACEAE

Dudleya virens ssp. hassei
2006 Steve Matson
Dudleya virens ssp. hassei
2013 Susan McDougall
Dudleya virens ssp. hassei
2009 Zoya Akulova

Eriogonum giganteum var. giganteum    Santa catalina island buckwheat,  St. catherine's lace
rare native
Shrub

POLYGONACEAE

Eriogonum giganteum var. giganteum
2016 Sunol Staff
Eriogonum giganteum var. giganteum
2016 Sunol Staff
Eriogonum giganteum var. giganteum
2016 Sunol Staff

Erythranthe cardinalis    Cardinal monkey flower
native
Perennial herb

PHRYMACEAE

Erythranthe cardinalis
2014 James Gonsman
Erythranthe cardinalis
2023 Steve Conger
Erythranthe cardinalis
2021 Mike Russler

Galium catalinense    Santa catalina island bedstraw
native
Perennial herb

RUBIACEAE

Galium catalinense
2011 Dylan Neubauer
Galium catalinense
2002 Dean Wm. Taylor
Galium catalinense
2011 Neal Kramer

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

FABACEAE

Lupinus bicolor
2021 Ken Lunders
Lupinus bicolor
2022 Mike Russler
Lupinus bicolor
2019 Gary McDonald

Malacothamnus fasciculatus ssp. catalinensis    Santa Catalina Island bushmallow
rare native
Shrub

MALVACEAE

Malacothamnus fasciculatus ssp. catalinensis
2019 Keir Morse
Malacothamnus fasciculatus ssp. catalinensis
2010 Gary A. Monroe
Malacothamnus fasciculatus ssp. catalinensis
2019 Keir Morse

Quercus pacifica    Channel island scrub oak,  Island scrub oak
rare native
Shrub

FAGACEAE

Quercus pacifica
2021 Chris Leslie
Quercus pacifica
2020 Susan McDougall
Quercus pacifica
2020 David Greenberger

Quercus tomentella    Island live oak,  Island oak
rare native
Tree

FAGACEAE

Quercus tomentella
2020 Susan McDougall
Quercus tomentella
2020 Susan McDougall
Quercus tomentella
2020 Susan McDougall

Sisyrinchium bellum    Western blue eyed grass
native
Perennial herb

IRIDACEAE

Sisyrinchium bellum
2020 Mary Conway
Sisyrinchium bellum
2024 Ron Vanderhoff
Sisyrinchium bellum
2019 Stacie Wolny

Solanum wallacei    Catalina nightshade,  Northern island nightshade,  Wallace's nightshade
rare native
Perennial herb

SOLANACEAE

Solanum wallacei
2019 Ron Vanderhoff
Solanum wallacei
2019 Ron Vanderhoff
Solanum wallacei
2014 Steve Matson

Stipa lepida    Foothill needle grass
native
Perennial grass

POACEAE

Stipa lepida
2017 Gary McDonald
Stipa lepida
2023 Ron Vanderhoff
Stipa lepida
2017 Gary McDonald

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

ASTERACEAE

Artemisia californica
2018 James Gonsman
Artemisia californica
2019 Aaron Echols
Artemisia californica
2018 Ron Vanderhoff

Atriplex leucophylla    Beach salt bush,  Beach saltbush,  Sea scale
native
Perennial herb

CHENOPODIACEAE

Atriplex leucophylla
2006 Avis Boutell
Atriplex leucophylla
2019 Diane Etchison
Atriplex leucophylla
2020 Ken Hickman

Comarostaphylis diversifolia ssp. planifolia    Flat leaf summer holly
native
Shrub

ERICACEAE

Comarostaphylis diversifolia ssp. planifolia
2014 Steve Matson
Comarostaphylis diversifolia ssp. planifolia
2014 Steve Matson
Comarostaphylis diversifolia ssp. planifolia
2014 Steve Matson

Eriophyllum nevinii    Nevin's woolly sunflower
rare native
Shrub

ASTERACEAE

Eriophyllum nevinii
2019 Aaron Echols
Eriophyllum nevinii
2011 Dylan Neubauer
Eriophyllum nevinii
2018 Susan McDougall

Isocoma menziesii var. menziesii    Menzies' goldenbush
native
Shrub

ASTERACEAE

Isocoma menziesii var. menziesii
2019 Ron Vanderhoff
Isocoma menziesii var. menziesii
2019 Diane Etchison
Isocoma menziesii var. menziesii
2019 Diane Etchison

Salvia apiana    White sage
native
Shrub

LAMIACEAE

Salvia apiana
2019 Hannah Garcia
Salvia apiana
2019 Ron Vanderhoff
Salvia apiana
2020 Ron Vanderhoff

Leymus condensatus    Giant wild rye
native
Perennial grass

POACEAE

Leymus condensatus
2020 Ron Vanderhoff
Leymus condensatus
2022 John Rawlings
Leymus condensatus
2020 Diane Etchison

Heliotropium curassavicum    Chinese parsley,  Heliotrope,  Salt heliotrope
native
Perennial herb

HELIOTROPIACEAE

Heliotropium curassavicum
2019 Aaron Echols
Heliotropium curassavicum
2021 Mary Wloch
Heliotropium curassavicum
2019 Wyatt Dooley

Jaumea carnosa    Fleshy jaumea,  Marsh jaumea
native
Perennial herb

ASTERACEAE

Jaumea carnosa
2020 Ron Vanderhoff
Jaumea carnosa
2018 Angelique Herman
Jaumea carnosa
2020 R.A. Chasey

Juncus acutus ssp. leopoldii    Leopold's rush,  Southwestern spiny rush,  Wire grass
rare native
Perennial grasslike herb (rhizomatous)

JUNCACEAE

Juncus acutus ssp. leopoldii
2018 Ron Vanderhoff
Juncus acutus ssp. leopoldii
2019 Susan McDougall
Juncus acutus ssp. leopoldii
2021 Ron Vanderhoff

Lyonothamnus floribundus ssp. floribundus    Catalina ironwood,  Santa catalina island ironwood
rare native
Tree

ROSACEAE

Lyonothamnus floribundus ssp. floribundus
2018 Ron Vanderhoff
Lyonothamnus floribundus ssp. floribundus
2019 B.J. Dion
Lyonothamnus floribundus ssp. floribundus
2019 B.J. Dion

Opuntia littoralis    Coast prickly pear,  Coastal pricklypear,  Western prickly pear
native
Shrub (stem succulent)

CACTACEAE

Opuntia littoralis
2019 Diane Etchison
Opuntia littoralis
2022 Ron Vanderhoff
Opuntia littoralis
2022 Ron Vanderhoff

Prunus ilicifolia ssp. lyonii    Catalina cherry,  Hollyleaf cherry,  Island cherry
native
Tree

ROSACEAE

Prunus ilicifolia ssp. lyonii
2022 Ron Vanderhoff
Prunus ilicifolia ssp. lyonii
2022 Ron Vanderhoff
Prunus ilicifolia ssp. lyonii
2020 David Greenberger

Rosa californica    California wild rose,  California wildrose
native
Shrub

ROSACEAE

Rosa californica
2022 Suzanne L. Weakley
Rosa californica
2022 Suzanne L. Weakley
Rosa californica
2020 R.A. Chasey

Ambrosia chamissonis    Beach bur,  Silver beachweed
native
Perennial herb

ASTERACEAE

Ambrosia chamissonis
2016 Steve Matson
Ambrosia chamissonis
2016 Steve Matson
Ambrosia chamissonis
2016 Steve Matson

Eriogonum grande var. grande    Island buckwheat,  Redflower buckwheat
rare native
Perennial herb

POLYGONACEAE

Eriogonum grande var. grande
2020 David Greenberger
Eriogonum grande var. grande
2017 B.J. Dion
Eriogonum grande var. grande
2014 Steve Matson

Heteromeles arbutifolia    Christmas berry,  Toyon
native
Shrub

ROSACEAE

Heteromeles arbutifolia
2015 James Gonsman
Heteromeles arbutifolia
2017 Gary McDonald
Heteromeles arbutifolia
2017 Gary McDonald

Epilobium canum    California fuchsia,  Hummingbird trumpet,  zauschneria
native
Perennial herb

ONAGRACEAE

Epilobium canum
2018 Ron Vanderhoff
Epilobium canum
2015 Gerald Carr
Epilobium canum
2015 Gerald Carr

Baccharis pilularis    Coyote brush,  Dwarf chaparral broom
native
Shrub

ASTERACEAE

Baccharis pilularis
2022 Ryan O'Dell
Baccharis pilularis
2021 Ron Vanderhoff: Staminate and pistillate plants in flower.
Baccharis pilularis
2018 Cynthia Powell

Xylococcus bicolor    Mission manzanita
native
Shrub

ERICACEAE

Xylococcus bicolor
2019 Diane Etchison
Xylococcus bicolor
2012 Ron Vanderhoff
Xylococcus bicolor
2017 B.J. Dion