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[[About Scientific Names]]
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When you visit the Theodore Payne Foundation nursery, you'll discover that every plant has a placard that provides detailed information on that plant. It provides basic descriptive information, horticultural requirements, and indications of special uses, such as "Attracts Birds" or "Good Under Oaks." These placards were prepared over the Foundation's nearly 50 years of assisting people with California native plant gardening. The information provided on the following pages is drawn from those placards.<br>
 
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In addition, these pages include additional information about care and maintenance for each plant, some historical background concerning the plant, and other information of note. These sections are under development. Check back to discover new information about your favorite plants. You can also provide input on the "Discussion" page available for each plant. This is also a great place to learn what other native plant gardeners think about the plant.
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<h3>== '''A''' ==</h3>
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[[About Scientific Names]]
 
 
* '''''Abies'''''
 
** ''[[Abies concolor]]''
 
** ''[[Abies magnifica]]''
 
** ''[[Abies procera]]''
 
 
 
* '''''Abronia'''''
 
** ''[[Abronia maritima]]''
 
** ''[[Abronia villosa]]''
 
 
 
* '''''[[Abutilon palmeri]]'''''
 
 
 
* '''''[[Acalypha californica]]'''''
 
 
* '''''[[Acacia greggii]]'''''
 
 
 
* '''''[[Acamptopappus shockleyi]]'''''
 
 
 
* '''''Acer'''''
 
** ''[[Acer circinatum]]''
 
** ''[[Acer glabrum]] ''
 
** ''[[Acer macrophyllum]]''
 
** ''[[Acer negundo]]''
 
 
 
* '''''Achillea'''''
 
** [[Achillea millefolium]]''
 
** ''[[Achillea millefolium 'Calistoga']]''
 
** [[Achillea millefolium 'Island Pink']]
 
** [[Achillea millefolium 'Sonoma Coast']]
 
 
 
* '''''Achnatherum'''''
 
** ''[[Achnatherum coronatum]]''
 
** ''[[Achnatherum hymenoides]]''
 
** ''[[Achnatherum speciosum]]''
 
 
 
* '''''Adenostema'''''
 
** ''[[Adenostema fasciculatum]]''
 
** ''[[Adenostema fasciculatum 'Black Diamond']]''
 
** ''[[Adenostema fasciculatum 'Nicolas']]
 
** ''[[Adenostema sparsifolium]]''
 
 
 
* '''''Adiantum'''''
 
** ''[[Adiantum aleuticum]]''
 
** ''[[Adiantum capillus-veneris]]''
 
** ''[[Adiantum capillus-veneris 'fimbriata']]
 
** ''[[Adiantum jordonii]]''
 
 
 
* '''''[[Aesculus californica]]'''''
 
 
 
* '''''Agastache'''''
 
** ''[[Agastache parvifolia]]''
 
** ''[[Agastache urticifolia 'Summer Breeze']]''
 
 
 
* '''''Agave'''''
 
** ''[[Agave desertii]]''
 
** ''[[Agave shawii]]''
 
** ''[[Agave utahensis]]''
 
 
 
* '''Agoseris'''
 
** ''[[Agoseris grandiflora]]''
 
** ''[[Agoseris retrorsa]]''
 
 
 
* '''''Agrostis'''''
 
** ''[[Agrostis pallens]]''
 
** ''[[Agrostis pallens 'Camp Pendelton']]''
 
 
 
* '''''Allium'''''
 
** ''[[Allium dichlamydeum]]''
 
** ''[[Allium falcifolium]]''
 
** ''[[Allium haematochiton]]''
 
** ''[[Allium hyalinum]]''
 
** ''[[Allium membranaceum]]''
 
** ''[[Allium unifolium]]''
 
** ''[[Allium validum]]''
 
 
 
* '''''Alnus'''''
 
** ''[[Alnus rhombifolia]]''
 
** ''[[Alnus rubra]]''
 
 
 
* '''''[[Aloysia wrightii]]'''''
 
 
 
* '''''Ambrosia'''''
 
** ''[[Ambrosia chamissonis]]''
 
** ''[[Ambrosia dumosa]]''
 
** ''[[Ambrosia pumila]]''
 
 
 
* '''Amelanchier'''
 
** ''[[Amelanchier alnifolia]]
 
** ''[[Amelanchier alnifolia 'Saskatoon']]''
 
** ''[[Amelanchier pallida]]''
 
 
 
* '''''[[Anemopsis californica]]'''''
 
 
* '''''[[Antirrhinum multiflorum]]'''''
 
 
 
* '''''Aquilegia'''''
 
** ''[[Aquilegia exima]]''
 
** ''[[Aquilegia formosa]]''
 
** ''[[Aquilegia pubescens]]''
 
** ''[[Aquilegia shockleyi]]''
 
 
 
* '''''[[Arabis pulchra]]''''' 
 
 
 
* '''''Arctostaphylos'''''
 
** [[Arctostaphylos 'Autumn Glow']]
 
** [[Arctostaphylos 'John Dourly' ]]
 
** [[Arctostaphylos 'La Panza']]
 
** [[Arctostaphylos 'Lester Rowntree']]
 
** [[Arctostaphylos 'Sunset']]
 
** [[Arctostaphylos bakeri]]
 
** [[Arctostaphylos bakeri 'Louis Edmonds']]
 
** [[Arctostaphylos catalinae]]
 
** [[Arctostaphylos cruzensis]]
 
** [[Arctostaphylos densiflora]]
 
** [[Arctostaphylos densiflora 'Austin Griffiths']]
 
** [[Arctostaphylos densiflora 'Harmony']]
 
** [[Arctostaphylos densiflora 'Howard McMinn']]
 
** [[Arctostaphylos edmundsii]]
 
** [[Arctostaphylos edmundsii 'Greensphere']]
 
** [[Arctostaphylos glandulosa]]
 
** [[Arctostaphylos glandulosa glandulosa]]
 
** [[Arctostaphylos glandulosa mollis]]
 
** [[Arctostaphylos glauca]]
 
** [[Arctostaphylos hookeri]]
 
** [[Arctostaphylos hookeri 'Buxifolia]]'
 
** [[Arctostaphylos hookeri franiscana]]
 
** [[Arctostaphylos hookeri 'Wayside']]
 
** [[Arctostaphylos manzanita]]
 
** [[Arctostaphylos manzanita 'Dr. Hurd']]
 
** [[Arctostaphylos elegans]]
 
** [[Arctostaphylos morroensis]]
 
** [[Arctostaphylos nummularia]]
 
** [[Arctostaphylos parryana]]
 
** [[Arctostaphylos patula]]
 
** [[Arctostaphylos refugioensis]]
 
** [[Arctostaphylos rudis]]
 
** [[Arctostaphylos silvicola]]
 
** [[Arctostaphylos silvicola 'Ghostly']]
 
** [[Arctostaphylos stanfordiana]]
 
** [[Arctostaphylos tomentosa]]
 
** [[Arctostaphylos uva-ursi]]
 
** [[Arctostaphylos uva-ursi 'Radiant']]
 
** [[Arctostaphylos uva-ursi 'Woods Compact']]
 
** [[Arctostaphylos viscida]]
 
 
 
* '''''[[Aristida purpurea purpurea]]'''''
 
 
 
* '''''[[Armeria maritima california]]'''''
 
 
 
* '''''Artemisia'''''
 
** ''Artemisia californica'' 'Canyon Grey'
 
** ''Artemisia californica'' 'Montara'
 
** ''Artemisia douglasiana''
 
** ''Artemisia ludoviciana''
 
** ''Artemisia ludoviciana''
 
** ''Artemisia palmeri''
 
** ''Artemisia tridentata''
 
 
 
* '''''Aruncus dioicus'''''
 
 
 
* '''''Asarum'''''
 
** ''Asarum caudatum''
 
** ''Asaarum hartwegii''
 
** ''Asarum lemmonii''
 
** ''Asarum marmoratum''
 
 
 
* '''''Asclepias'''''
 
** Asclepias fascicularis
 
** Asclepias subulata
 
 
 
* '''''Aster'''''
 
** Aster chilensis
 
** Aster chilensis 'Pt. St. George'
 
** Aster chilensis 'Purple Haze'
 
 
 
* '''''Astragalus'''''
 
** Astragalus brauntonii
 
** Astragalus trichopodus trichopodus
 
** Astragalus whitneyi whitneyi
 
 
 
* '''''Atriplex'''''
 
** Atriplex barclayana
 
** Atriplex canscens
 
** Atriplex hymenelytra
 
** Atriplex lentiformis breweri
 
** Atriplex polycarpa
 
* Azolla filiculoides
 
 
 
<h3>== '''B - C''' ==</h3>
 
 
 
* Baccharis
 
** Baccharis pilularis
 
** Baccharis pilularis 'Pigeon Point'
 
** Baccharis pilularis 'Twin Peaks'
 
** Baccharis salicifolia
 
** Baccharis sarothroides
 
 
 
* Baileya multiradiata
 
 
 
* Berberis
 
** Berberis aquilifolium
 
** Berberis 'Golden Abundance'
 
** Berberis 'Compacta'
 
** Berberis repens
 
** Berberis fremontii
 
** Berberis haematocarpa
 
** Berberis nevinii
 
** Berberis pinnata 'Ken Hartman'
 
 
 
* Blechnum spicant
 
 
 
* Bloomeria
 
** Bloomeria crocea
 
** Bloomeria humilus
 
 
 
* Bouteloua gracilis
 
 
 
* Brickellia californica
 
 
 
* Brodiaea
 
** Brodiaea californica
 
** Brodiaea filifolia
 
** Brodiaea jolonensis
 
** Brodiaea kinkiensis
 
** Brodiaea terrestris
 
 
 
*Bromus carinatus
 
 
*Burroughsia fastigiata
 
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*Calamagrostis foliosa
 
 
* Calochortus
 
** Calochortus albus
 
** Calochortus catalinae
 
** Calochortus kennedyii kennedyii
 
** Calochortus luteus 'Golden Orb'
 
** Calochortus plummerae
 
** Calochortus obispoensis
 
** Calochortus splendens
 
** Calochortus superbus
 
** Calochortus uniflorus 'Cupido'
 
** Calochortus venustus
 
** Calochortus venustus sanguinium
 
** Calochortus vestae
 
** Calochortus weedii intermedius
 
 
 
* Calliandra
 
** Calliandra californica
 
** Calliandra eriophylla
 
 
 
* Calystegia macrostegia 'Candy Cane'
 
 
 
*Camassia quamash
 
 
 
*Camissonia cheiranthifolia
 
 
 
* Carex
 
** Carex barbarae
 
** Carex feta
 
** Carex pansa
 
** Carex praegracilis
 
** Carex spissa
 
** Carex tumulicola
 
 
 
* Carpenteria californica
 
 
 
* Cassia purpusii
 
 
 
*Castilleja
 
* Castilleja affinis affinis
 
* Castilleja exserta
 
 
 
* Ceanothus
 
** Ceanothus 'Blue Window'
 
** Ceanothus 'Concha'
 
** Ceanothus 'Dark Star'
 
** Ceanothus 'Frosty Blue'
 
** Ceanothus 'Joyce Coulter'
 
** Ceanothus 'Ray Hartman'
 
** Ceanothus 'Remote Blue'
 
** Ceanothus 'Tassajara Blue'
 
** Ceanothus arboreus
 
** Ceanothus leucodermis
 
** Ceanothus maritimus
 
** Ceanothus maritimus 'Popcorn'
 
** Ceanothus thrysiflorus
 
** Ceanothus thyrsiflorus 'Snow Flurry'
 
** Ceanothus tomentosus olivaceus
 
 
 
*Ceratophyllum demersum
 
 
 
* Cercidium floridum
 
 
 
* Cercis occidentalis
 
 
 
* Chelianthes covillei
 
 
 
* Chilopsis linearis
 
 
 
* Chitalpa tashkentensis
 
 
 
* Chlorogalum
 
** Chlorogalum angustifolium
 
** Chlorogalum pomeridianum
 
** Chlorogalum pomeridianum divaricatum
 
** Chlorogalum pomeridianum minus
 
** Chlorogalum pomeridianum pomeridianum
 
 
 
* Chrysopsis villosa 'San Bruno Mountain'
 
 
 
* Cirsium occidentale
 
 
 
* Clarkia
 
** Clarkia amoena
 
** Clarkia bottae
 
** Clarkia unguiculata
 
 
 
* Claytonia
 
** Claytonia perfoliata mexicana
 
** Claytonia sibirica
 
 
 
* Collinsia heterophylla
 
 
 
* Comarostaphylils diversifolia
 
 
 
* Cornus
 
** Cornus glabrata
 
** Cornus nuttallii
 
** Cornus stolonifera
 
 
 
<h3>== '''D - E''' ==</h3>
 
 
 
* Darmera peltata
 
* Datura wrightii
 
* Dendromecon
 
** Dendromecon harfordii
 
** Dendromecon rigida
 
* Deschampsia
 
** Deschampsia cespitosa
 
** Deschampsia cespitosa holciformis
 
* Dicentra formosa
 
** Dichelostemma capitatum capitatum
 
** Dichelostemma congestum
 
** Dichelostemma ida-maia
 
** Dichelostemma multiflorum
 
** Dichelostemma volubile
 
** Dichelostemma 'Pink Diamond'
 
* Dodecatheon
 
** Dodecatheon clevelandii
 
** Dodecatheon clevelandii ssp. clevelandii
 
** Dodecatheon hendersonii 'Sooke'
 
* Dryopteris fillix-mas 'Cristata'
 
* Dudleya
 
** Dudleya 'Bright Sprite'
 
** Dudleya 'Frank Renault'
 
** Dudleya abramsii
 
** Dudleya affinis
 
** Dudleya bettinae
 
** Dudleya murina
 
** Dudleya attenuata orcuttii
 
** Dudleya cymosa
 
** Dudleya cymosa agourensis
 
** Dudleya cymosa costafolia
 
** Dudleya cymosa crebrifolia
 
** Dudleya cymosa cymosa
 
** Dudleya cymosa ovatifolia
 
** Dudleya edulis
 
** Dudleya farinosa
 
** Dudleya hassei
 
** Dudleya lanceolata
 
** Dudleya palmeri
 
** Dudleya pulverulenta
 
** Dudleya setchellii
 
** Dudleya verityi
 
** Dudleya virens
 
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* Epilobium
 
** Epilobium canum canum
 
** Epilobium 'Catalina'
 
** Epilobium 'El Tigre'
 
** Epilobium canum latifolium
 
** Epilobium 'Alba'
 
** Epilobium 'Armstrong'
 
** Epilobium 'Route 66'
 
** Epilobium 'Solidarity Pink'
 
* Eleocharis macrostachya
 
* Encelia
 
** Encelia actoni
 
** Encelia californica
 
** Encelia farinosa
 
* Epipactis gigantea
 
* Erigeron
 
** Erigeron glaucus
 
** Erigeron glaucus 'Ron's Pink'
 
** Erigeron glaucus 'Sea Breeze'
 
** Erigeron glaucus 'Wayne Roderick'
 
* Eriogonum
 
** Eriogonum arborescens
 
** Eriogonum butterworthianum
 
** Eriogonum cespitosum
 
** Eriogonum cinereum
 
** Eriogonum crocatum
 
** Eriogonum fasciculatum
 
** Eriogonum fasciculatum 'Bruce Dickerson'
 
** Eriogonum fasciculatum 'Dana Point'
 
** Eriogonum fasciculatum 'Theodore Payne'
 
** Eriogonum fasciculatum 'Warriner Lytle'
 
** Eriogonum fasciculatum fasciulatum
 
** Eriogonum fasciculatum foliolosum
 
** Eriogonum fasciculatum poliofolium
 
** Eriogonum giganteum giganteum
 
** Eriogonum grande rubescens
 
** Eriogonum gracilipes
 
** Eriogonum kennedyi alpigenum
 
** Eriogonum kennedyi nervulosum
 
** Eriogonum ovalifolium nivale
 
** Eriogonum rosense
 
** Eriogonum saxatile
 
** Eriogonum shockeyi
 
** Eriogonum umbellatum
 
** Eriogonum umbellatum 'Beartooth Pass'
 
** Eriogonum umbellatum 'Shasta Sulfur'
 
** Eriogonum umbellatum munzii
 
** Eriogonum umbellatum polyanthum
 
** Eriogonum umbellatum umbellatum
 
** Eriogonum wrightii
 
* Eriophyllum
 
** Eriophyllum confertiflorum confertiflorum
 
** Eriophyllum nevinii
 
** Eriophyllum nevinii 'Canyon Silver'
 
* Erysimum
 
** Erysimum menziesii concinnum
 
** Erysimum menziesii menziesii
 
* Eschscholzia
 
** Eschscholzia californica
 
** Eschscholzia californica maritima
 
** Eschscholzia californica 'Mixed Colors'
 
** Eschscholzia californica 'White'
 
* Eucrypta chrysanthemifolia
 
* Euphorbia
 
** Euphorbia misera
 
** Euphorbia xantii
 
 
 
<h3>== '''F - G - H - I - J - K''' ==</h3>
 
 
 
* Festuca
 
** Festuca californica
 
** Festuca idahoensis
 
** Festuca idahoensis'Siskiyou Blue'
 
** Festuca idahoensis Warren Peak'
 
** Festuca rubra
 
** Festuca rubra 'Molate'
 
* Forestiera pubescens
 
** Fragaria chiloensis
 
** Fragaria chiloensis 'Aulon'
 
** Fragaria vesca
 
** Fragaria virginiana
 
* Fremontodendron
 
** Fremontodendron 'Ken Taylor'
 
** Fremontodendron 'Pacific Sunset'
 
** Fremontodendron 'San Gabriel'
 
* Fritillaria
 
** Fritillaria affinis affinis
 
** Fritillaria agrestis
 
** Fritillaria biflora biflora
 
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* Galvezia
 
** Galvezia juncea
 
** Galvezia speciosa
 
** Galvezia speciosa 'Firecracker'
 
** Galvezia speciosa 'Gran Canyon'
 
* Gaultheria shallon
 
* Geum triflorum
 
* Gilia
 
** Gilia capitata
 
** Gilia tricolor
 
* Gnaphalium
 
** Gnaphalium californicum
 
** Gnaphalium canescens
 
** Gnaphalium microcephalum
 
* Grindelia
 
** Grindelia camporum
 
** Grindelia camporum var. camphorum
 
** Grindelia stricta
 
* Gutierrezia sarothrae
 
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*Hazardia
 
** Hazardia cana
 
** Hazardia detonsa
 
* Helenium
 
** Helenium bigelovii
 
* Helianthemum scoparium
 
* Hemizonia
 
** Hemizonia minthornii
 
* Hesperocallis undulata
 
* Heteromeles
 
** Heteromeles arbutifolia
 
** Heteromeles arbutifolia 'Davis Gold'
 
* Heuchera
 
** Heuchera abramsii
 
** Heuchera elegans
 
** Heuchera hirsutissima
 
** maxima
 
** Heuchera micrantha
 
** 'Blushing Bells'
 
** 'Dainty Bells'
 
** 'Lillan's Pink'
 
** 'Opal'
 
** 'Quail Hollow'
 
** 'Smokey Rose'
 
** 'Susanna'
 
** 'Wendy'
 
* Horkelia
 
** Horkelia cuneata
 
** Horkelia puberula
 
* Hyptis emoryi
 
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* Iris
 
** Iris douglasiana
 
** Iris cultivars, a special gallery
 
** Iris innominata
 
** Iris missouriensis
 
* Isocoma menzieseii
 
* Isomeris arborea
 
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* Juglans californica californica
 
* Juncus
 
** Juncus bolanderi
 
** Juncus effusus 'Frenzy"
 
** Juncus leseurii
 
** Juncus mexicanus
 
** Juncus patens
 
* Justicia californica
 
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* Keckiella
 
** Keckiella antirrhinoides
 
** Keckiella breviflora
 
** Keckiella cordifolia
 
** Keckiella ternata
 
* Krascheninnikova lanata
 
 
 
<h3>== '''L - M - N - O''' ==</h3>
 
 
 
*Lathyrus
 
** splendens
 
** vestitus
 
*Lasthenia californica
 
*Lavatera assurgentiflora
 
*Layia platyglossa
 
*Lemna minor
 
*Lepechinia
 
**fragrans
 
*Leptodactylon califoricum
 
*Lessingia
 
** Lessingia filaginifolia
 
** Lessingia filangifolia 'Silver Carpet'
 
*Leymus
 
**condensatus 'Canyon Prince'
 
*Lilium
 
**'Corrolitos Hybrids'
 
**humboldtii
 
**humboldtii bloomerianum
 
**ocellatum
 
**pardalinum
 
**pardalinum giganteum
 
**parryi
 
**parvum
 
* Linum lewisii
 
* Lobelia
 
** cardinalis pseudosplendens
 
** dunii serrata
 
* Lonicera
 
** hispidula vacillans
 
** involucrata
 
** subspicata denudata
 
* Lotus
 
** grandiflorus grandiflorus
 
** scoparius
 
* Lupinus
 
** albifrons
 
** albifrons
 
** excubitus
 
** excubitus
 
** hirsutissimus
 
** longifolius x mollisifolius
 
** nanus
 
** polyphyllus polyphyllus
 
** succulentus
 
* Lycium californicum
 
* Lyonothamnus
 
** Lyonothamnus floribundus asplenifolius
 
** Lyonothamnus floribundus floribundus
 
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* Mahonia (see Berberis)
 
* Malacothamus
 
** clementinus
 
** davidsonii
 
** fascicularis
 
** fascicularis 'Casitas'
 
** hallii
 
** palmeri
 
** involucratus
 
* Malosma laurina
 
* Maurandya antirrhinaflora antirrhinaflora
 
* Melica impertica
 
* Mentha arvensis villosa
 
* Mentzelia
 
** Mentzelia laevicaulis
 
** Mentzelia lindleyi
 
* Mimulus
 
** aurantiacus
 
** bidifus
 
** bifidus fasciculatus
 
** brevipes
 
** cardinalis
 
** guttatus
 
**  lewisii
 
** longiflorus
 
** 'Big Tujunga Orange'
 
** 'Dark Red'
 
** 'La Tuna'
 
** 'Maddie'
 
** 'Payne's Pink'
 
** 'Pumpkin'
 
** 'Verity White'
 
** longiflorus
 
** rutilus
 
** puniceus
 
** 'Payne's Red'
 
* Mirabilis
 
** californica
 
* Mitella
 
** breweri
 
** caulescens
 
** diversifolia
 
** ovalis
 
** pentandra
 
** trifida
 
* Monardella
 
** Monardella antonina antonina
 
** Monardella benitensis
 
** Monardella cinerea
 
** Mondarella hypoleuca
 
** Monardella hypoleuca lanata
 
** Monardella linoides
 
** Monardella linoides oblonga
 
** Monardella stricta
 
** Monardella viminea
 
** Monardella macrantha
 
** Monardella macrantha 'Marian Sampson'
 
** Monardella odoratissima
 
** Monardella pallida
 
** Monardella parvifolia
 
** Monardella villosa
 
** Monardella villosa 'Russian River'
 
* Muhlenbergia rigens
 
* Munzothamnus blairii
 
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* Nassella
 
** Nassella cernua
 
** Nassella lepida
 
** Nassella pulchra
 
* Nolina parryi
 
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* Odontostomum hartwegii
 
* Oenothera
 
** Oenothera californica
 
** Oenothera deltoides
 
** Oenothera elata hookerii
 
* Opuntia
 
** Opuntia bigelovi
 
** Opuntia echinocarpa
 
** Opuntia littoralis
 
** Opuntia oricula
 
** Opuntia parryii
 
** Opuntia phaeacantha
 
** Opuntia prolifera
 
 
 
<h3>== '''P - Q - R''' ==</h3>
 
 
 
* Paeonia
 
** Paeonia brownii
 
** Paeonia californica
 
* Pellaea
 
** Pellaea andromedaefolia
 
** Pellaea mucronata
 
* Penstemon
 
** Penstemon azureus
 
** Penstemon clevelandii clevelandii
 
** Penstemon clevelandii connatus
 
** Penstemon eatonii
 
** Penstemon grinnellii
 
** Penstemon heterophyllus
 
** Penstemon heterophyllus 'Blue Springs'
 
** Penstemon heterophyllus 'Margarita BOP'
 
** Penstemon incertus
 
** Penstemon labrous
 
** Penstemon newberryi sonomensis
 
** Penstemon palmerii
 
** Penstemon parishii 'Margarita Marvel'
 
** Penstemon spectabilis
 
** Penstemon spectabilis 'Paz'
 
* Pentagramma triangularis triangularis
 
* Perityle incana
 
* Phacelia
 
** Phacelia bolanderi
 
** Phacelia campanularia
 
** Phacelia tanacetifolia
 
* Philadelphus
 
** Philadelphus lewisii
 
** Philadelphus microphyllus
 
* Phlox austromontana
 
* Pinus
 
** Pinus attenuata
 
** Pinus coulteri
 
** Pinus edulis
 
** Pinus jeffreyi
 
** Pinus sabiniana
 
** Pinus torreyana
 
** Pinus torreyana var. insularis
 
** Pinus torreyana ssp. torreyana
 
* Platanus racemosa
 
* Polypodium
 
** Polypodium californicum
 
** Polypodium californicum 'Sarah Lyman'
 
** Polypodium glycyrrhiza
 
* Polystichum californicum
 
* Potentilla
 
** Potentilla fruticosa
 
** Potentilla glandulosa glandulosa
 
** Potentilla gracillis
 
* Primula suffrutescens
 
* Prunus
 
** Prunus ilicifolia ilicifolia
 
** Prunus lyonii
 
* Pycnanthemum californicum
 
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* Quercus
 
** Quercus agrifolia agrifolia
 
** Quercus chrysolepis
 
** Quercus douglasii
 
** Quercus dumosa
 
** Quercus durata durata
 
** Quercus gabrielensis
 
** Quercus engelmannii
 
** Quercus garryana breweri
 
** Quercus kelloggii
 
** Quercus lobata
 
** Quercus wislizenii
 
** Quercus wislizenii frutescens
 
** Quercus wislizenii wislizenii
 
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* Ranunculus californicus
 
* Rhamnus
 
** Rhamnus californica
 
** Rhamnus californica 'Bonita Linda'
 
** Rhamnus californica 'Eve Case'
 
** Rhamnus californica 'Mound San Bruno'
 
** Rhamnus californica 'Sea View'
 
** Rhamnus crocea
 
** Rhamnus ilicifolia
 
** Rhamnus tomentella
 
* Rhus
 
** Rhus integrifolia
 
** Rhus lentii
 
** Rhus ovata
 
** Rhus triolobata
 
* Ribes
 
** Ribes aureum
 
** Ribes aureum gracillimum
 
** Ribes californicum
 
** Ribes cerceum
 
** Ribes indecorum
 
** Ribes malvaceum
 
** Ribes menziesii
 
** Ribes quercatorum
 
** Ribes sanguineum glutinosum
 
** Ribes speciosum
 
** Ribes thacherianum
 
** Ribes viburnifolium
 
* Romneya coulteri
 
* Rosa
 
** Rosa californica
 
** Rosa woodsii woodsii
 
** Rosa woodsii ultramontana
 
* Rubus
 
** Rubus parviflorus
 
** Rubus spectabilis
 
** Rubus ursinus
 
 
 
<h3>== '''S - T - U - V - W - X - Y - Z''' ==</h3>
 
 
 
*Sagittaria sanfordii
 
*Salvia
 
** Salvia 'Celestial Blue'
 
** Salvia 'Dara's Choice'
 
** Salvia 'Desperado'
 
** Salvia 'Pozo Blue'
 
** Salvia apiana
 
** Salvia brandegei
 
** Salvia carduacea
 
** Salvia clevelandii
 
** Salvia clevelandii 'Allen Chickering'
 
** Salvia clevelandii 'Winifred Gilman'
 
** Salvia columbariae
 
** Salvia dorrii 
 
** Salvia eremostachya
 
** Salvia funerea
 
** Salvia leucophylla
 
** Salvia leucophylla 'Gracias'
 
** Salvia leucophylla 'Point Sal'
 
** Salvia mellifera
 
** Salvia mellifera 'Green Carpet'
 
** Salvia mohavensis
 
** Salvia munzii
 
** Salvia pachyphylla
 
** Salvia sonomensis
 
** Salvia sonomensis 'Mrs. Beard'
 
** Salvia spathacea
 
** Salvia vaseyi
 
* Sambucus mexicana
 
* Satureja
 
** Satureja chandleri
 
** Satureja douglasi
 
** Satureja mimuloides
 
* Scirpus cernuus
 
* Scrophularia californica
 
* Sedum
 
** Sedum laxum flavidum
 
** Sedum heckneri laxum
 
** Sedum heckneri niveum
 
** obtussatum 
 
** oreganum
 
** spathulifolium
 
** spathulifolium 'Blood Red'
 
** spathulifolium 'Cape Blanco'
 
** spathulifolium 'Carnea'
 
* Senecio douglasii
 
* Sequoia
 
** sempervirens
 
** sempervirens 'Aptos Blue'
 
** sempervirens 'Emily Brown'
 
** sempervirens 'Nana Pedula '
 
** sempervirens 'Santa Cruz'
 
** sempervirens 'Soquel'
 
* Sequoiadendron gigateum
 
* Sidalcea
 
** malvaeflora malaeflora
 
** malvaeflora 'Palustre'
 
* Silene laciniata major
 
* Simmondsia chinensis
 
* Sisyrinchium
 
**Sisyrinchium bellum
 
** Sisyrinchium bellum 'California Skies'
 
**Sisyrinchium bellum 'Deep Seas'
 
** Sisyrinchium bellum 'H Bar H White'
 
** Sisyrinchium bellum 'Merk's White'
 
**Sisyrinchium bellum 'Nanum'
 
**Sisyrinchium bellum 'Rocky Point'
 
** Sisyrinchium bellum 'San Simeon'
 
**Sisyrinchium bellum 'Sea Cliff'
 
**Sisyrinchium californica
 
**Sisyrinchium elmeri
 
* Solanum
 
** Solanum hindisianum
 
** Solanum wallacei
 
** Solanum xanti
 
** Solanum obispoense 'Navajo Creek'
 
** xanti
 
* Solidago californica
 
* Sphaeralcea
 
** Sphaeralcea ambigua
 
** Sphaeralcea ambigua 'Louis Hamilton'
 
** Sphaeralcea munroana
 
* Spiraea
 
** Spirea densiflora
 
** Spirea douglasii
 
* Stachys
 
** Stachys ajugoides
 
** Stachys ajugoides 'Persnickety Pink'
 
** Stachys rigida
 
* Stanleya pinnata pinnata
 
* Stephanomeria
 
** Stephanomeria chichoriacea
 
** Stephanomeria exigua exigua
 
* Symphoricarpos
 
** albus
 
** laevigatus 'Variegata'
 
** hesperius
 
** longiflorus
 
** mollis
 
** rotundifolius
 
** parishii
 
** rotundifolius
 
<br>
 
* Tellima grandiflora
 
* Thalictrum
 
** alpinum
 
** fendleri
 
** fendleri
 
** polycarpum
 
** occidentale
 
** sparsiflorum
 
* Thermposis macrophylum agnina
 
* Trichostema lanatum
 
* Triteleia
 
** Triteleia bridgesii
 
** Triteleia hyacinthina
 
** Triteleia ixioides
 
** Triteleia ixioides 'Starlight'
 
** Triteleia ixioides 'Tiger'
 
** Triteleia laxa
 
** Triteleia laxa 'Corrina'
 
** Triteleia laxa 'Queen Fabriola'
 
** Triteleia lilacina
 
** Triteleia peduncularis
 
<br>
 
* Vaccinium
 
** ovatum
 
** ovatum 'Thunderbird'
 
** ovatum 'Wunderlich'
 
* parvifolium
 
* Venegasia carpesioides
 
* Verbena
 
** Verbena lilacina 'De la Mina'
 
** Verbena lilacina 'Paseo Rancho'
 
* Viguiera lacinata
 
* Viola
 
** Viola adunca
 
** Viola sempervirens
 
* Vitis
 
** Vitis californica
 
** Vitis californica 'Roger's Red"
 
** Vitis girdiana
 
 
<br>
 
<br>
* Woodwardia fimbriata
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[[References and Source Information]]
 
<br>
 
<br>
* Xylococcus bicolor
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[[Authors]]
* Xylorhiza tortifolia
 
 
<br>
 
<br>
* Yucca
 
** Yucca brevifolia
 
** Yucca whipplei
 
 
<br>
 
<br>
* '''''Zauschneria''''' (see ''Epilobium'')
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<center>
* '''''Zigadenus fremontii'''''
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<td style="width: 200px">...by Botanical Name:</td>
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<td>[[Botanical-A|A]] - [[Botanical-B|B]] - [[Botanical-C|C]] - [[Botanical-D|D]] - [[Botanical-E|E]] - [[Botanical-F|F]] - [[Botanical-G|G]] - [[Botanical-H|H]] - [[Botanical-I|I]] - [[Botanical-J|J]] - [[Botanical-K|K]] - [[Botanical-L|L]] - [[Botanical-M|M]] - [[Botanical-N|N]] - [[Botanical-O|O]] - [[Botanical-P|P]] - [[Botanical-Q|Q]] - [[Botanical-R|R]] - [[Botanical-S|S]] - [[Botanical-T|T]] - [[Botanical-U|U]] - [[Botanical-V|V]] - [[Botanical-W|W]] - [[Botanical-X|X]] - [[Botanical-Y|Y]] - [[Botanical-Z|Z]]</td>
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</tr>
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<tr>
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<td style="width: 200px">...by Common Name:</td>
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<td>[[Common-A|A]] - [[Common-B|B]] - [[Common-C|C]] - [[Common-D|D]] - [[Common-E|E]] - [[Common-F|F]] - [[Common-G|G]] - [[Common-H|H]] - [[Common-I|I]] - [[Common-J|J]] - [[Common-K|K]] - [[Common-L|L]] - [[Common-M|M]] - [[Common-N|N]] - [[Common-O|O]] - [[Common-P|P]] - [[Common-Q|Q]] - [[Common-R|R]] - [[Common-S|S]] - [[Common-T|T]] - [[Common-U|U]] - [[Common-V|V]] - [[Common-W|W]] - [[Common-X|X]] - [[Common-Y|Y]] - [[Common-Z|Z]]</td>
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</tr>
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<tr>
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<td style="width: 200px">...by Family Name:</td>
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<td>[[Family-A|A]] - [[Family-B|B]] - [[Family-C|C]] - [[Family-D|D]] - [[Family-E|E]] - [[Family-F|F]] - [[Family-G|G]] - [[Family-H|H]] - [[Family-I|I]] - [[Family-J|J]] - [[Family-K|K]] - [[Family-L|L]] - [[Family-M|M]] - [[Family-N|N]] - [[Family-O|O]] - [[Family-P|P]] - [[Family-Q|Q]] - [[Family-R|R]] - [[Family-S|S]] - [[Family-T|T]] - [[Family-U|U]] - [[Family-V|V]] - [[Family-W|W]] - [[Family-X|X]] - [[Family-Y|Y]] - [[Family-Z|Z]]</td>
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</tr>
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</table>
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</center>
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<br><br>
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<center>
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<gallery |175| perrow="8">
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Image:hummingbird_icon.jpg|Indicates a plant that will attract hummingbirds.
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Image:songbird_icon.jpg|Indicates a plant that will attract songbirds.
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Image:oak_icon.jpg|Indicates a plant that is suitable for planting under oaks.
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Image:butterfly_icon.jpg|Indicates a plant that will attract butterflies.
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Image:clay_icon.jpg|Indicates a plant that can be successful in clay soils.
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Image:fragrant_icon.jpg|Indicates a plant with fragrant flowers or foliage.
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Image:slope_icon.jpg|Indicates a plant that can be helpful with slope retention.
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Image:container_icon.jpg|Indicates a plant that is beautiful in a container.
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</gallery>
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</center>

Latest revision as of 01:25, 8 September 2009

When you visit the Theodore Payne Foundation nursery, you'll discover that every plant has a placard that provides detailed information on that plant. It provides basic descriptive information, horticultural requirements, and indications of special uses, such as "Attracts Birds" or "Good Under Oaks." These placards were prepared over the Foundation's nearly 50 years of assisting people with California native plant gardening. The information provided on the following pages is drawn from those placards.

In addition, these pages include additional information about care and maintenance for each plant, some historical background concerning the plant, and other information of note. These sections are under development. Check back to discover new information about your favorite plants. You can also provide input on the "Discussion" page available for each plant. This is also a great place to learn what other native plant gardeners think about the plant.

About Scientific Names
References and Source Information
Authors

...by Botanical Name: A - B - C - D - E - F - G - H - I - J - K - L - M - N - O - P - Q - R - S - T - U - V - W - X - Y - Z
...by Common Name: A - B - C - D - E - F - G - H - I - J - K - L - M - N - O - P - Q - R - S - T - U - V - W - X - Y - Z
...by Family Name: A - B - C - D - E - F - G - H - I - J - K - L - M - N - O - P - Q - R - S - T - U - V - W - X - Y - Z