Native Plants

    Here is a list of plants that are native to San Diego, California. I am going to go through this plant list and find if any of these plants are in my local park.

List of Native Plants of San Diego, California (with their scientific names)
  • Austin Griffith Manzanita, Arctostaphylos 'Austin Griffith'
  • Beach Bur, Ambrosia chamissonis
  • Big-Berry Manzanita, Arctostaphylos glauca
  • Big-Leaf Maple, Acer macrophyllum
  • Black Diamond Prostrate Chamise, Adenostoma fasciculatum 'Black Diamond'
  • California Bay Laurel, Umbellularia californica
  • California Box-Elder, Acer negundo
  • California Buckeye, Aesculus californica
  • California Columbine, Aquilegia formosa
  • California Wild Grape, Vitis californica ‘Roger's Red’
  • Canyon Sparkles Manzanita, Arctostaphylos insularis ‘Canyon Sparkles’
  • Canyon Sunflower, Venegasia carpesioides
  • Carmel Sur Manzanita, Arctostaphylos edmundsii ‘Carmel Sur’
  • Catalina Manzanita, Arctostaphylos catalinae
  • Catclaw, Acacia greggii
  • Chamise, Adenostoma fasciculatum
  • Chaparral Candle, Yucca whipplei
  • Common Snowberry, Symphoricarpos albus var. laevigatus (S. rivularis)
  • Creeping Snowberry, Symphoricarpos mollis
  • Del Mar Manzanita, Arctostaphylos glandulosa var. crassifolia
  • Desert Agave, Agave deserti
  • Desert Wild Grape, Vitis girdiana
  • Dr. Hurd's Manzanita, Arctostaphylos 'Dr. Hurd'
  • Emerald Carpet Manzanita, Arctostaphylos 'Emerald Carpet'
  • False Indigo, Amorpha fruticosa
  • Giant Chain Fern, Woodwardia fimbriata
  • Giant Stipa, Achnatherum coronatum
  • Greensphere Manzanita, Arctostaphylos 'Greensphere'
  • Howard McMinn Manzanita, Arctostaphylos densiflora ‘Howard McMinn’
  • Indian Mallow, Abutilon palmeri
  • John Dourley Manzanita, Arctostaphylos 'John Dourley'
  • Joshua Tree, Yucca brevifolia
  • Lester Rowntree Manzanita, Arctostaphylos 'Lester Rowntree'
  • Lilac Verbena, Verbena lilacina
  • Louis Edmunds Manzanita, Arctostaphylos bakeri 'Louis Edmunds'
  • Madrone, Arbutus menziesii
  • Maiden-hair Fern, Adiantum (cupillus-veneis or jordanii)
  • Meadow-Rue, Thalictrum fendleri
  • Mint-Leaf Vervain, Verbena menthifolia
  • Mission Manzanita, Xylococcus bicolor
  • Mohave Yucca, Yucca schidigera
  • Monterey Carpet Manzanita, Arctostaphylos hookeri 'Monterey Carpet'
  • Nicolas Prostrate Chamise, Adenostoma fasciculatum 'Nicolas'
  • Otay Manzanita, Arctostaphylos otayensis
  • Redshanks, Adenostoma sparsifolium
  • San Diego Bent Grass, Agrostis pallens
  • San Diego Bur-sage, Ambrosia chenopodiifolia
  • San Diego Ragweed, Ambrosia pumila
  • San Diego Sunflower, Viguiera laciniata
  • San Miguel Coral Vine, Antigonum leptopus
  • Sentinel Manzanita, Arctostaphylos densiflora 'Sentinel'
  • Shaw's Agave, Agave shawii
  • Spineshrub, Adolphia californica
  • Sweet Acacia, Acacia (minuta) farnesiana
  • Variegated Snowberry, Symphoricarpos albus 'varigatas'
  • White Alder, Alnus rhombifolia
  • White Fir, Abies concolor
  • Woolly Blue Curls, Trichostema lanatum
  • Yarrow, Achillea millefolium
  • Yerba Mansa, Anemopsis californica
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