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California-Southern Recommended

Commercially available native plant species suitable for planned landscapes in Southern California. 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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Abies concolorBalsam fir
Colorado fir
Concolor fir
Oyamel de California
Silver fir
White balsam
White fir
Abies magnificaCalifornia red fir
Red fir
Abronia villosaDesert sand verbena
Desert sand-verbena
Desert sandverbena
Acacia greggiiCatclaw acacia
Gregg acacia
Long-flower catclaw
Una de gato
Achnatherum hymenoidesIndian ricegrass
Indian Millet
Sandgrass
Acer macrophyllumBigleaf maple
Big-leaf maple
Adenostoma fasciculatumChamise
Common chamise
Greasewood
Adenostoma sparsifoliumRedshank
Ribbon bush
Ribbonwood
Aesculus californicaCalifornia buckeye
Amelanchier alnifoliaSaskatoon serviceberry
Western serviceberry
Juneberry
Amorpha fruticosaIndigo bush
False indigo bush
False indigo
Desert false indigo
Antennaria alpinaAlpine everlasting
Alpine pussytoes
Aquilegia eximiaVan Houtte's columbine
Serpentine columbine
Aquilegia formosaWestern columbine
Crimson columbine
Scarlet columbine
Red columbine
Arctostaphylos edmundsiiLittle Sur manzanita
Arctostaphylos hookeriHooker's manzanita
Monterey manzanita
Arctostaphylos manzanitaWhiteleaf manzanita
Big manzanita
Manzanita
Arbutus menziesiiPacific madrone
Oregon laurel
Laurelwood
Arctostaphylos nevadensisPinemat manzanita
Arctostaphylos patulaGreenleaf manzanita
Green-leaf manzanita
Artemisia pycnocephalaBeach sagebrush
Beach wormwood
Sand hill sage
Artemisia tridentataBig sagebrush
Great Basin sagebrush
Atriplex canescensChamiso
Four-wing saltbush
Fourwing saltbush
Wingscale
Atriplex confertifoliaShadscale
Spiny saltbush
Shadscale saltbush
Hop sage
Atriplex lentiformisBig saltbush
Coastal quail bush
Quailbush
Saltbush
Baileya multiradiataDesert marigold
Showy desert marigold
Paper daisy
Desert baileya
Balsamorhiza sagittataArrowleaf balsamroot
Arrow-leaf balsamroot
Castilleja angustifoliaNorthwestern Indian paintbrush
Carpenteria californicaBush anemone
Tree anemone
Tree-anemone
Calocedrus decurrensIncense cedar
Incense-cedar
Castilleja exserta ssp. exsertaPurple owl's clover
Owl's clover
Exserted indian paintbrush
Castilleja linariifoliaWyoming Indian paintbrush
Wyoming indian-paintbrush
Calycanthus occidentalisWestern sweetshrub
California sweet shrub
Spice bush
Western spicebush
Cercis canadensis var. texensisTexas redbud
Ceanothus cordulatusMountain whitethorn
Snow bush
Whitethorn ceanothus
Ceanothus cuneatusBuckbrush
Ceanothus impressusSanta Barbara ceanothus
Santa Barbara buckbrush
Ceanothus integerrimusDeerbrush
Ceanothus leucodermisChaparral whitethorn
Jackbrush
Cercocarpus ledifoliusCurl-leaf mountain mahogany
Curl-leaf mountain-mahogany
Ceanothus megacarpusBig-pod buckbrush
Big-pod ceanothus
Bigpod ceanothus
Cercocarpus montanus var. glaberSmooth Mountain Mahogany
Birchleaf mountain mahogany
Hard tack
Birch-leaf mountain-mahogany
Cercocarpus montanus var. minutiflorusSmooth mountain mahogany
San Diego mountain-mahogany
Ceanothus velutinusSnowbrush
Snowbrush ceanothus
Tobacco-brush
Mountain balm
Buckbrush
Chamerion angustifolium ssp. angustifoliumFireweed
Narrow-leaf fireweed
Willow herb
Chilopsis linearisDesert willow
Flowering willow
Willow-leaved catalpa
Trumpet flower
Chrysolepis sempervirensBush chinquapin
Sierra chinquapin
Sierran chinkapin
Cleome isomerisBladderpod spiderflower
Bladderpod
Clarkia unguiculataElegant clarkia
Elegant fairyfan
Mountain garland
Coreopsis calliopsideaLeaf-stem tickseed
Leafstem tickseed
Leafy stem coreopsis
Comarostaphylis diversifoliaSummer holly
Coreopsis douglasiiDouglas' tickseed
Collomia grandifloraGrand collomia
Large-flower mountain-trumpet
Collomia
Collinsia heterophyllaPurple Chinese houses
Harlequin blue-eyed Mary
Chinese houses
Collomia linearisTiny trumpet
Narrow-leaf mountain-trumpet
Collomia
Cornus nuttalliiPacific dogwood
Pacific flowering dogwood
Mountain dogwood
Cornus sericea ssp. sericeaRedosier dogwood
Red Osier Dogwood
Cupressus forbesiiTecate cypress
Cupressus macrocarpaMonterey cypress
Danthonia californicaCalifornia oatgrass
California wild oat grass
Dasiphora fruticosa ssp. floribundaShrubby cinquefoil
Golden-hardhack
Danthonia unispicataFew-flower wild oat grass
Onespike danthonia
Onespike oatgrass
Delphinium californicumCalifornia coast larkspur
California larkspur
Delphinium cardinaleScarlet larkspur
Delphinium glaucumSierra larkspur
Tower larkspur
Dendromecon rigidaTree poppy
Bush poppy
Diplacus longiflorusSouthern bush monkeyflower
Diplacus puniceusRed bush monkeyflower
Mission diplacus
Elymus trachycaulus ssp. trachycaulusSlender wheatgrass
Encelia californicaCalifornia brittlebush
Coast sunflower
Encelia farinosaBrittlebush
Goldhills
Incienso
Epilobium obcordatumRockfringe
Epilobium rigidumSiskiyou rock fringe
Stiff willowherb
Eriogonum fasciculatumEastern Mojave buckwheat
Eastern mojave wild buckwheat
California buckwheat
Ericameria nauseosa ssp. nauseosaChamisa
Rabbitbrush
Rubber rabbitbrush
Erodium texanumFillaree
Pine needle
Stork's Bill
Texas stork's bill
Texas stork's bill
Eschscholzia caespitosaTufted poppy
Tufted-poppy
Eschscholzia californicaCalifornia poppy
California gold poppy
Fallugia paradoxaApache plume
Ponil
Festuca californicaCalifornia fescue
Festuca occidentalisWestern fescue
Forestiera pubescens var. pubescensStretchberry
Elbowbush
Stretch-berry
Downy forestiera
Desert olive
Elbow-bush
Fremontodendron californicumCalifornia flannelbush
Northern flannelbush
Northern fremontia
California slippery elm
Frangula californica ssp. californicaCalifornia buckthorn
Coffeeberry
Fremontodendron mexicanumMexican flannelbush
Southern flannelbush
Southern fremontia
Mexican fremontia
Fraxinus velutinaArizona ash
Desert ash
Velvet ash
Garrya ellipticaWavyleaf silktassel
Wavy-leaf silktassel
Silk-tassel bush
Coastal silktassel
Gaultheria shallonSalal
Gilia achilleifoliaCalifornia gilia
California gily-flower
Showy gilia
Gilia tricolorBird's-eye gilia
Bird's-eyes
Heteromeles arbutifoliaToyon
California Christmasberry
Christmasberry
California holly
Hollywood
Hesperoyucca whippleiChaparral yucca
Foothill yucca
Our Lord's candle
Holodiscus discolorOceanspray
Hillside oceanspray
Cream bush
Mountain spray
Ipomopsis aggregataScarlet gilia
Scarlet standing-cypress
Skyrocket
Skunkflower
Iris missouriensisRocky Mountain iris
Western blue flag
Juglans californicaCalifornia black walnut
Southern California walnut
Juniperus californicaCalifornia juniper
Desert white cedar
Juniperus occidentalisWestern juniper
Kallstroemia grandifloraArizona poppy
Orange caltrop
Desert poppy
Summer poppy
Koeleria macranthaPrairie Junegrass
Junegrass
Prairie Koeler's grass
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