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Plants For Yellow Pine Forest

Abies bracteata

Abies bracteata Santa Lucia Fir
Santa Lucia Fir (Abies bracteata) is an evergreen conifer that grows slowly to 70 feet. This fir is a lovely tree which grows in part-shade until established, under the fog drip of existing trees i... Learn more.

Abies concolor

Abies concolor White Fir
White Fir (Abies concolor) is not at its best where the summer temperatures commonly range above 100 degrees F, but this California fir is much easier in our climate than the Noble Fir (Abies procera)... Learn more.

Acer circinatum

Acer circinatum Vine Maple
Vine maple, ... Learn more.

Acer macrophyllum

Acer macrophyllum Big Leaf Maple
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Acer negundo californicum

Acer negundo californicum California Box Elder
California Box Elder is a deciduous tree, usually 30', possible to 50'. Native to the mountains of central and northern California. Acer negundo var. californicum has a bad rap because of ... Learn more.

Achillea millefolium californica

Achillea millefolium californica Yarrow
Western Yarrow is a small perennial that spreads by rhizomes. It varies by locale from 1-4'. The cream-colored (off-white?) flowers are in 3- 4"clusters. It's native to the western U.S. and is drough... Learn more.

Achillea millefolium lanulosa

Achillea millefolium lanulosa Mountain Yarrow
Mountain Yarrow's leaves are smaller and tighter than the common native yarrow in California. The plants are lower to the ground, flowers are as large and a bright, pure white. Achillea lanulosa grow... Learn more.

Achillea millefolium rosea Island Pink

Achillea millefolium rosea Island Pink Pink Yarrow
(Achillea borealis ssp. californica (Munz)) Island Pink. Yarrow is a perennial that spreads by rhizomes. It varies by locale from one to four feet. Some plants of each population will have 3- 4"clu... Learn more.

Actaea rubra

Actaea rubra Snakeberry
Baneberry is a small perennial that grows in deep woods, north slopes and in meadows from Southern California up into Alaska, Alberta and across to New Mexico. In small doses Baneberry was used by Nat... Learn more.

Agastache urticifolia

Agastache urticifolia Horse Mint
Licorice Mint is a perennial with whorls of lovely rose-colored flowers and a delicate fragrance. Best in sun if you want to attract the butterflies. This is a hardy perennial, that is very happy in ... Learn more.

Agoseris grandiflora

Agoseris grandiflora Mountain dandelion
Mountain dandelion is a little perennial with large dandelion seed 'balls'. These 'balls' (head of fruits) are up to 2 inches across. Large yellow flowers, leafless flowering stems, leaves near the b... Learn more.

Alnus incana tenuifolia

Alnus incana tenuifolia Thinleaf alder
Mountain Alder is small deciduous tree that grows from Tulare County in the Sierras to Alaska and into the Rocky Mountains. Mountain Alder frequents the stream banks and north slopes. If you are a fl... Learn more.

Alnus rhombifolia

Alnus rhombifolia White Alder
White alder is a fast deciduous tree to 20' first years then slower to 50 ft.. Native to moist canyons on the west coast. A nice- looking and fragrant shade tree. It likes sun and water. It is not ... Learn more.

Alnus rubra

Alnus rubra Red Alder
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Amelanchier alnifolia

Amelanchier alnifolia Western Service Berry
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Amelanchier utahensis

Amelanchier utahensis Utah Service Berry
Utah Service Berry is a very different looking shrub. The bark is off-white, foliage is green-grey, foliage is predominantly on the outer tips of the stems. Associated plants include Keckiella ternatu... Learn more.

Amorpha californica

Amorpha californica California False Indigo Bush
California False Indigo Bush is a aromatic shrub to about six feet. This shrub in the pea family is native to central and southern California, where it prefers lightly filtered sun to nearly full sha... Learn more.

Anemone multifida

Anemone multifida Pacific Anemone
Pacific Anemone is a cool little windflower to grows on mountain tops through much of north America and even Chile. Good for a part shade or cool rock garden. Not for Mesa Arizona, better chance in P... Learn more.

Antennaria microphylla

Antennaria microphylla Littleleaf Pussytoes
This is a cute little perennial that has a cute little flower that looks like littleleaf pussytoes. This Antennaria is the the most wide ranging of the Pussytoes growing from California to Ontario Ca... Learn more.

Aralia californica

Aralia californica California Spikenard
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Arctostaphylos canescens

Arctostaphylos canescens Hoary Manzanita
Hoary Manzanita is an evergray shrub to 6', and grows in sand or rocky soil along the northern California coast. This species needs good drainage (no standing water after 60 minutes in a 1 foot deep ... Learn more.

Arctostaphylos glandulosa adamsii

Arctostaphylos glandulosa adamsii Laguna Manzanita
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Arctostaphylos glandulosa campbelliae

Arctostaphylos glandulosa campbelliae Eastwood Manzanita
Evergreen bush manzanita, usually about 4' tall. It has 1 1/2" gray leaves, red- brown stems. Among the toughest of the manzanita, roots and spreads to 10' wide, usually on sandstone or clay. This wou... Learn more.

Arctostaphylos glandulosa glandulosa

Arctostaphylos glandulosa glandulosa Eastwood's manzanita
Eastwood's manzanita is a very diverse manzanita that grows in the coastal mountains of much of California. The botanists have been arguing for years about varieties, forms, subspecies of this species... Learn more.

Arctostaphylos glauca-glandulosa

Arctostaphylos glauca-glandulosa Weird Manzanita
Arctostaphylos glandulosa x glauca, or glauca X glandulosa, is an evergreen bush, usually about 4-6' tall. It has 1 1/2" gray leaves, red-brown stems. Among the toughest of the manzanitas, roots and s... Learn more.

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