Meadow Plant Listing

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

Plant Key Scientific Name Common Name Family Notes
A Calandrinia ciliata Redmaids Portulacace Pink flower
A Eschscholzia californica California Poppy Papaveraceae Orange flower
A Gilia capitata Blue Field Gilia Polemoniaceae Blue flower
A Gilia tricolor Birds Eye Gilia Polemoniaceae Purple and White Flower
A Lasthenia californica California Goldfields Asteraceae Yellow flowers
A Phacelia viscida Sticky Phacelia Hydrophyllaceae Blue flower
A Platystemon californicus Cream cups Papaveraceae White and yellow flower
A Ranunculus californicus California Buttercup Ranunculaceae Yellow flower
A Stachys albens Whitestem Hedgenettle Lamiaceae White flower
G Carex nudata Naked Sedge Cyperaceae Grass
G Carex praegracilis Slender Sedge Cyperaceae Grass
G Carex senta Swamp Sedge Cyperaceae Grass
G Carex tumulicola Foothill Sedge Cyperaceae Grass
G Deschampsia cespitosa Tufted Hairgrass Poaceae Grass
G Festuca californica California Fescue Poaceae Red flowers
G Festuca idahoensis Blue Fescue Poaceae Blue Grass
G Festuca rubra Red Fescue Poaceae Grass
G Koeleria macrantha June Grass Poaceae Grass
G Nassella pulchra Purple Needlegrass Poaceae CA State Grass
P Anemopsis californica Yerba Mansa Saururaceae White flower
P Asarum caudatum Wild Ginger Aristolochiaceae Crimson flower
P Asclepias fascicularis Narrow-leaf Milkweed Asclepiadaceae Grey and purple flower
P Eriogonum fasciculatum California Buckwheat Polygonaceae Red and white flower
P Eriogonum latifolium Coast Buckwheat Polygonaceae Pink flower
P Eriogonum nudum Naked Stem Buckwheat Polygonaceae White flower
P Eriogonum umbellatum var. polyanthum Sulphur Flower Buckwheat Polygonaceae Yellow flower
P Eriogonum ursinum Bear Valley Buckwheat Polygonaceae White and pink flower
P Erysimum capitatum Western Wallflower Brassicaceae Yellow flowers
P Iris douglasiana Douglas Iris Iridaceae Blue white and yellow flower
P Iris longipetala Coast Iris Iridaceae Light blue white and yellow flower
P Penstemon heterophyllus Foothill Penstemon Scrophulariacae Purple flower
P Achillea millefolium Common Yarrow Ranunculaceae White flowers
P Sisyrinchium bellum Blue-eyed-grass Iridaceae Blue and yellow flower
S Artemisia californica California Sagebrush Asteraceae Yellow flowers
S Baccharis pilularis ‘Pigeon Point’ Dwarf Coyote Brush Asteraceae White flowers
S Baccharis pilularis ‘Twin Peaks’ Dwarf Coyote Brush Asteraceae White flowers
S Ceanothus ‘Concha’ California Mountain Lilac Rhamnaceae White flowers
S Ceanothus thyrsiflorus Blue Blossom Ceanothus Rhamnaceae Blue flowers
S Ceanothus thyrsiflorus ‘Skylark’ Ceanothus ‘Skylark’ Rhamnaceae Blue flowers
S Cephalanthus occidentalis Button Willow Rubiaceae White flowers
S Heteromeles arbutifolia Toyon Rosaceae Red berries
S Holodiscus discolor Creambush or Ocean Spray Rosaceae White flowers
S Lonicera involucrate Twinberry Caprifoliaceae Red and yellow flower and black berries
S Lupinus albifrons Silver Lupine Fabaceae Blue flowers
S Mimulus aurantiacus Sticky Monkeyflower Scrophulariaceae Orange flowers
S Mimulus moschatus Musky Monkeyflower Scrophulariaceae Yellow flowers
S Physocarpus capitatus Pacific Ninebark Rosaceae White and yellow flowers
S Rhamnus californica ‘Mound San Bruno’ Coffeeberry Rhamnaceae Red and purple berries
S Rosa californica California Rose Rosaceae Pink flowers
S Symphoricarpos albus Common Snowberry Caprifoliaceae Pink flower and white berries
T Arbutus menziesii Pacific Madrone Ericaceae Red berries large leaves
T Pinus radiate Monterey Pine Pinus Long needles and large cones
T Platanus racemosa Western Sycamore Platanaceae Large leaves
T Populus fremontii ssp. fremontii Fremont Cottonwood Salicaceae Note
T Quercus agrifolia Coast Live Oak Fagaceae Evergreen with 1-3″ tough hard leaves and spiny margins
T Quercus lobata Valley Oak Fagiaceae Deciduous with 2-4″ leaves with blunt deep lobes
T Umbellularia californica California Bay Lauraceae Note