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Arizona Recommended

Commercially available native plant species suitable for planned landscapes in Arizona. Visit our Suppliers Directory to locate businesses that sell native plants or seeds or provide professional landscape or consulting services in this state. Visit the Organizations Directory to locate native plant societies, conservation groups, governmental agencies, botanical gardens, arboreta, and other plant-related organizations in this state.

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scientific namecommon name(s)image gallery
Abies concolorBalsam fir
Colorado fir
Concolor fir
Oyamel de California
Silver fir
White balsam
White fir
Abies lasiocarpaSubalpine fir
Abronia villosaDesert sand verbena
Desert sand-verbena
Desert sandverbena
Acacia angustissimaPrairie acacia
Fern acacia
Prairie wattle
Whiteball acacia
Acacia constrictaWhitethorn acacia
White-thorn acacia
Mescat acacia
Mescat wattle
Whitethorn
Vara Prieta
Chaparro Prieto
Acer glabrumRocky Mountain maple
Acacia greggiiCatclaw acacia
Gregg acacia
Long-flower catclaw
Una de gato
Acer grandidentatumBigtooth maple
Big-toothed maple
Canyon maple
Achnatherum hymenoidesIndian ricegrass
Indian Millet
Sandgrass
Achnatherum speciosumDesert needlegrass
Desert rice grass
Spear grass
Agave americanaAmerican century plant
Century plant
Agrostis exarataSpike bentgrass
Spiked bent
Spike red top
Agave palmeriPalmer's century plant
Palmer agave
Blue century plant
Agave parryiParry's agave
Century plant
Parry agave
Agrostis scabraFly-away grass
Rough bent
Rough bentgrass
Ticklegrass
Allium cernuumNodding onion
Allium macropetalumLargeflower onion
Large-petal onion
Desert onion
Desert onion lily
Anisacanthus thurberiChuparosa
Desert honeysuckle
Thurber's desert honeysuckle
Anemone tuberosaTuber anemone
Desert Anemone
Aquilegia chrysanthaGolden columbine
Yellow columbine
Southwestern yellow columbine
Arbutus arizonicaArizona madrone
Artemisia frigidaPrairie sagewort
Prairie sagebrush
Fringed sage
Pasture sage
Artemisia ludovicianaLouisiana artemisia
Louisiana sage
White sage
Prairie sage
Silver sage
White sagebrush
Louisiana wormwood
Silver wormwood
Louisiana sagewort
Gray sagewort
Cudweed sagewort
Mugwort wormwood
Arctostaphylos pringleiPringle manzanita
Pinkbract manzanita
Aristida purpureaPurple threeawn
Purple 3-awn
Purple three-awn
Red threeawn
Artemisia tridentataBig sagebrush
Great Basin sagebrush
Asclepias asperula ssp. capricornuAntelopehorns
Antelope horns
Asclepias subulataRush milkweed
Desert milkweed
Ajamete
Asclepias tuberosaButterflyweed
Butterfly milkweed
Orange milkweed
Pleurisy root
Chigger flower
Atriplex hymenelytraDesert holly
Silver holly
Bahia absinthifoliaHairyseed bahia
Hairy-seed false goldfields
Bahia
Yerba raton
Baileya multiradiataDesert marigold
Showy desert marigold
Paper daisy
Desert baileya
Bouteloua curtipendulaSideoats grama
Bouteloua dactyloidesBuffalograss
Buffalo grass
Bouteloua eriopodaBlack grama
Bouteloua gracilisBlue grama
Bouteloua hirsutaHairy grama
Bouvardia ternifoliaScarlet bouvardia
Firecracker bush
Trompetilla
Clavillo
Bursera microphyllaElephant tree
Elephant-tree
Calochortus ambiguusDoubting mariposa lily
Calliandra eriophyllaPink fairyduster
Fairyduster
Mesquitilla
Mock mesquite
Castilleja exserta ssp. exsertaPurple owl's clover
Owl's clover
Exserted indian paintbrush
Carnegiea giganteaSaguaro
Castilleja indivisaEntireleaf indian paintbrush
Texas paintbrush
Indian paintbrush
Scarlet paintbrush
Entire-leaf indian-paintbrush
Campanula rotundifoliaBluebell bellflower
Bluebell-of-Scotland
Harebell
Centaurea americanaAmerican basket-flower
American star-thistle
Basket-Flower
Star thistle
Shaving brush
Cercis canadensis var. texensisTexas redbud
Ceanothus fendleriFendler ceanothus
Fendler's ceanothus
Ceanothus greggiiDesert ceanothus
Celtis laevigata var. reticulataNetleaf hackberry
Netleaf sugar hackberry
Sugar Hackberry
Texas Sugarberry
Palo Blanco
Acibuche
Cercocarpus montanusAlderleaf mountain mahogany
Alder-leaf mountain-mahogany
Mountain mahogany
Silverleaf mountain mahogany
Chamerion angustifoliumFireweed
Willow herb
Great willow herb
Chilopsis linearisDesert willow
Flowering willow
Willow-leaved catalpa
Trumpet flower
Chamaebatiaria millefoliumDesert sweet
Fernbush
Tansy bush
Clematis ligusticifoliaWestern white clematis
Virgin's bower
Pepper vine
Hierba de chivo
Commelina dianthifoliaBird-bill dayflower
Birdbill dayflower
Coursetia glandulosaCoursetia
Rosary baby-bonnets
Rosary babybonnets
Crossosoma bigeloviiCrossosoma
Ragged rockflower
Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa var. acanthocarpaBuckhorn cholla
Staghorn cholla
Cylindropuntia bigeloviiTeddybear cholla
Cylindropuntia leptocaulisChristmas cactus
Christmas cholla
Desert Christmas cactus
Pencil cactus
Tasajillo
Dasiphora fruticosa ssp. floribundaShrubby cinquefoil
Golden hardhack
Potentilla
Dalea greggiiGregg dalea
Gregg's prairie clover
Trailing indigo bush
Indigo bush
Dalea purpurea var. purpureaPurple prairie clover
Violet prairie clover
Dasylirion wheeleriCommon sotol
Sotol
Desert Spoon
Desert candle
Delphinium parishiiDesert larkspur
Ocean-blue larkspur
Paleface delphinium
Delphinium scaposumBare-stem larkspur
Tall mountain larkspur
Dichelostemma capitatum ssp. capitatumBluedicks
Wild hyacinth
Distichlis spicataSaltgrass
Coastal salt grass
Inland salt-grass
Dodonaea viscosaFlorida hopbush
Hopseed bush
Switch sorrel
Varnish leaf
Hopbush
Chapoliztle
Casol
Echinocereus engelmanniiEngelmann's hedgehog cactus
Saints cactus
Hedgehog cactus
Strawberry cactus
Strawberry hedgehog cactus
Purple torch
Elymus lanceolatus ssp. lanceolatusStream bank wheatgrass
Thickspike wheatgrass
Wild rye
Elymus trachycaulus ssp. trachycaulusSlender wheatgrass
Erysimum capitatumPrairie rocket
Sand-dune wallflower
Sanddune wallflower
Western wallflower
Eriogonum fasciculatumEastern Mojave buckwheat
Eastern mojave wild buckwheat
California buckwheat
Erythrina flabelliformisChilicote
Coral-bean
Coralbean
Indian bean
Eragrostis intermediaPlains lovegrass
Plains Lovegrass
Eriogonum inflatumDesert trumpet
Indian-pipeweed
Ericameria nauseosa ssp. nauseosa var. nauseosaRabbitbrush
Rubber rabbitbrush
Eriogonum racemosumRed-root wild buckwheat
Redroot buckwheat
Eschscholzia californica ssp. mexicanaMexican gold poppy
California poppy
Amopalo del campo
Fallugia paradoxaApache plume
Ponil
Ferocactus cylindraceus var. cylindraceusCalifornia barrel cactus
Fendlera rupicolaCliff fendlerbush
False mock-orange
Ferocactus wislizeniCandy barrelcactus
Candy barrel cactus
Fishhook barrel cactus
Southwestern barrel cactus
Fouquieria splendensOcotillo
Devil's walking stick
Candlewood
Fremontodendron californicumCalifornia flannelbush
Northern flannelbush
Northern fremontia
California slippery elm
Fraxinus velutinaArizona ash
Desert ash
Velvet ash
Gaillardia arizonicaArizona blanket-flower
Arizona blanketflower
Gaillardia pinnatifidaBlanket flower
Red dome blanketflower
Red-dome blanket-flower
Yellow gaillardia
Gaillardia pulchellaFirewheel
Indian Blanket
Geum triflorumOld man's whiskers
Prairie smoke
Purple avens
Glandularia bipinnatifida var. bipinnatifidaPrairie verbena
Purple prairie verbena
Dakota mock vervain
Dakota vervain
Glandularia gooddingiiSouthwestern mock vervain
Pink verbena
Southwestern vervain
Goodding's verbena
Mojave verbena
Hesperocyparis arizonicaArizona cypress
Hedysarum borealeUtah sweetvetch
Boreal sweet-vetch
Northern sweetvetch
Hesperostipa comata ssp. comataNeedle and thread
Heliomeris multiflora var. multifloraShowy false goldeneye
Showy goldeneye
Heuchera rubescens var. versicolorAlumroot
Pink alumroot
Heuchera sanguineaCoralbells
New Mexican coralbells
Arizona coralbells
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