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
A Bromus carinatus California Brome Poaceae Grass
G Agrostis exarata Spike Bentgrass Poaceae Grass
G Carex barbarae Santa Barbara Sedge Cyperaceae Grass
G Carex praegracilis Slender Sedge Cyperaceae Grass
G Deschampsia cespitosa Tufted Hairgrass Poaceae Grass
G Deschampsia elongata Slender Hairgrass Poaceae Grass
G Distichlis spicata Saltgrass Poaceae Grass
G Festuca idahoensis Idaho fescue Poaceae Grass
G Juncus balticus Baltic Rush Juncaceae Rush
G Juncus effusus Common Rush Juncaceae Tall rush
G Koeleria macrantha June Grass Poaceae Grass
G Leymus triticoides Alkali Rye Grass Poaceae Grass
G Muhlenbergia rigens Deer Grass Poaceae Tall Grass
G Nassella pulchra Purple Needlegrass Poaceae CA State Grass
P Elymus glaucus Blue Wild Rye Poaceae Perennial Grass
P Eriophyllum confertiflorum Yellow Yarrow Asteraceae Yellow flower
P Euthamia occidentalis Western Goldenrod Asteraceae Yellow flower
P Grindelia camporum v. camporum Great Valley Gumweed Asteraceae Yellow flower
P Mimulus aurantiacus Sticky Monkeyflower Scrophulariaceae Orange flower
P Mimulus guttatus Seep Monkeyflower Scrophulariaceae Yellow flower
P Sisyrinchium bellum Blue-eyed-grass Iridaceae Blue with yellow flower
P Sisyrinchium californica Yellow-eyed-grass Iridaceae Yellow flower
P Wyethia angustifolia Narrow-Leaf Mule-Ears Asteraceae Yellow flower -sunflower like
S Atriplexlentiformis Quailbush Chenopodiaceae Crimson purple thick flower
T Acer negundo Box Elder Aceraceae Note
T Quercus douglasii Blue Oak Fagaceae Deciduous with 1-3″ wavy margin leaves, shallowly and irregularly lobed
T Quercus wislizeni Interior Live Oak Fagaceae Evergreen with 1-3″ thick leathery elliptical leaves
T Salix laevigata Red Willow Salicaceae Narrow leave red branches yellow flowers
T Salix lucida ssp. lasiandra Pacific Willow Salicaceae Narrow leaves