Chaparral Community Area

(Plant Key:  GC=Ground Cover, P=Perennial, S=Shrub, T=Tree)

Plant Key Scientific Name Common Name Family Notes
P Eriogonum nudum Naked Stem Buckwheat Polygonaceae Shrub with white flowers
P Lepechinia calycina Pitcher Sage Lamiaceae White flower
P lessingia filaginifolia California Aster Asteraceae Light purple flower
P Aster chilensis Coast Aster Asteraceae Purple with yellow flower
S Adenostoma fasciculatum Chamise Rosaceae White flowers
S Arctostaphylos glandulosa ssp. mollis Eastwood’s Manzanita Ericaceae
S Arctostaphylos manzanita Common Manzanita Ericaceae Pink flowers with red berries
S Arctostaphylos tomentosa Wooly Leaf Manzanita Ericaceae White flowers
S Ceanothus cuneatus Buckbrush Rhamnaceae White flowers
S Cercocarpus betuloides Mountain Mohagany Rosaceae Gold-yellow flowers
S Eriodictyon californicum Yerba Santa Hydrophyllaceae White flowers
S Fremontodendron californicum Flannel Bush Sterculiaceae Yellow flowers
S Holodiscus discolor Cream Bush Rosaceae White with yellow flowers
S Mentzelia laevicaulis Blazing Star Loasaceae Yellow flower (beautiful)
S Oemleria cerasiformis Oso Berry Rosaceae White flowers with plum colored large berries
S Prunus ilicifolia Hollyleaf Cherry Rosaceae White with gold flowers
S Rhamnus californica Coffeeberry Rhamnaceae Tiny yellow flowers with red and purple berries
T Arbutus menziesii Pacific Madrone Ericaceae
T Quercus agrifolia Coast Live Oak Fagaceae Evergreen with 1-3″ tough hard leaves and spiny margins
T Quercus lobata Valley Oak Fagaceae Deciduous with 2-4″ leaves with blunt deep lobes
V Clematis lasiantha Chaparral Clematis Rununculaceae White with yellow flower