Riparian Garden

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

Plant Key Scientific Name Common Name Family Notes
P Aquilegia eximia Serpentine Columbine Ranunculaceae Perennial with orange flower
S Atriplex lentiformis Quailbush Chenopodiaceae Purple thick flower
S Baccharis pilularis Coyote Brush Asteraceae White flowers
S Cephalanthus occidentalis Button Willow Rubiaceae White flowers
S Cornus sericea ssp. sericea Creek Dogwood Cornaceae White flowers
S Corylus cornuta var. californica California Hazelnut Betulaceae Green and red flowers
S Ribes menziesii Canyon Gooseberry Grossulariaceae Crimson and light purple flowers
S Ribes sanguineum Red Flowering Currant Grossulariaceae Purple flowers
S Rosa californica California Rose Rosaceae Pink flowers
S Symphoricarpos albus Common Snowberry Caprifoliaceae Pink flowers and white berries
T Acer macrophyllum Big-Leaf Maple Aceraceae Big leaves
T Alnus rhombifolia White Alder Betulaceae Cone like flower
T Calocedrus decurrens Incense Cedar Cupressaceae Thick broad needles
T Juglans californica v. hindsii California Black Walnut Juglandaceae
T Quercus agrifolia Coast Live Oak Fagaceae Evergreen with 1-3″ tough hard leaves and spiny margins
V Aristolochia californica California Dutchman’s Pipe Aristolochiaceae Pipe shape flower
V Clematis ligusticifolia White Clematis Ranunculaceae White and yellow flowers
V Lonicera hispidula var. vacillans CaliforniaHoneysuckle Caprifoliaceae Purple flowers
V Vitis californica California Grape Vitaceae Broad leaves and blue-purple fruit