Las Pilitas Nursery

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3232 Las Pilitas Rd
Santa Margarita, CA 93453
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8331 Nelson Way
Escondido, CA 92026
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California native plants alphabetized by scientific name:C.

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Alphabetized by scientific name: A -B -C-D -E -F -G -H -I -J -K -L -M -N -O -P -Q -R -S -T -U -V -W -X -Y -Z
Alphabetized by common name: A -B -C -D -E -F -G -H -I -J -K -L -M -N -O -P -Q -R -S -T -U -V -W -X -Y -Z
Alphabetized by cultivar: A -B -C -D -E -F -G -H -I -J -K -L -M -N -O -P -Q -R -S -T -U -V -W -X -Y -Z

Genus Species Variety Cultivar Common Name  
Calamagrostis
canadensis


Blue-joint
Description/Order
Calandrinia
ciliata


Red Maids
Description/Order
Calandrinia
maritima


Seaside Calandrina
Description/Order
Calliandra
eriophylla


Fairy Duster
Description/Order
Calochortus
albus


Fairy Lantern
Description/Order
Calochortus
argillosus


Clay Mariposa Lily
Description/Order
Calochortus
species


Mariposa Lilly
Description/Order
Calochortus
weedii


Weeds Mariposa
Description/Order
Calycanthus
occidentalis


Spice Bush
Description/Order
Calyptridium
monandrum


None
Description/Order
Calystegia
macrostegia


California Morning Glory
Description/Order
Calystegia
purpurata


Purplish Morning Glory
Description/Order
Calystegia
subacaulis
ssp. episcopalis

Morning-Glory
Description/Order
Camassia
quamash


Camas
Description/Order
Camissonia
cheiranthifolia
cheiranthifolia

Beach Evening Primrose
Description/Order
Camissonia
cheiranthifolia
ssp. suffruticosa

Beach Evening Primrose
Description/Order
Camissonia
lewisii


Lewis Evening Primrose
Description/Order
Campanula
rotundifolia


California Harebell
Description/Order
Cardionema
ramosissimum


Sand Mat
Description/Order
Carex
fracta


Fragile Sheathed Sedge
Description/Order
Carex
globosa


Globe Sedge
Description/Order
Carex
heteroneura


Various-nerved Sedge
Description/Order
Carex
obispoensis


Obispo sedge
Description/Order
Carex
pansa


Dune Sedge
Description/Order
Carex
praegracilis


Clustered Field Sedge
Description/Order
Carex
sartwelliana


Yosemite Sedge
Description/Order
Carex
senta


Rough Sedge
Description/Order
Carex
serratodens


Bifid Sedge
Description/Order
Carex
spectabilis


Showy Sedge
Description/Order
Carex
spissa


San Diego sedge
Description/Order
Carex
subbracteata


None
Description/Order
Carex
subfusca


Rusty Sedge
Description/Order
Carex
vernacula


None
Description/Order
Carnegia
gigantea


Sahuara
Description/Order
Carpenteria
californica


Bush Anemone
Description/Order
Cassia
armata


Desert Senna
Description/Order
Castanopsis
sempervirens


Bush Chinquapin
Description/Order
Castilleja
foliolosa


Woolly Indian Paintbrush
Description/Order
Castilleja
subinclusa


Long-leaf paintbrush
Description/Order
Ceanothus


Blue Cascade
Blue Cascade
Description/Order
Ceanothus


Blue Jeans
Holly Leaf Mountain Lilac
Description/Order
Ceanothus


Celestial Blue
None
Description/Order
Ceanothus


Concha
California Mountain Lilac
Description/Order
Ceanothus


Dark Star
Small Leaf Mtn Lilac
Description/Order
Ceanothus


Frosty Blue
Frosty Blue Mountain Blue
Description/Order
Ceanothus


Joyce Coulter
Creeping Mountain Lilac
Description/Order
Ceanothus


Julia Phelps
Small Leaf Mountain Lilac
Description/Order
Ceanothus


L.T. Blue
White Bark Mountain Lilac
Description/Order
Ceanothus


Mills Glory
Holly Leaved California Mountain Lilac
Description/Order
Ceanothus


Mountain Haze
Mountain Haze
Description/Order
Ceanothus


Ray Hartman
Mountain Lilac
Description/Order
Ceanothus


Remote Blue Ceanothus
Bush Lilac
Description/Order
Ceanothus


Rubins Blue
Gregs Mt. Lilac
Description/Order
Ceanothus


Tassajara Blue Ceanothus
Mountain Lilac
Description/Order
Ceanothus


Wheeler Canyon
Blue Mtn. Lilac
Description/Order
Ceanothus
arboreus


Tree Lilac
Description/Order
Ceanothus
arboreus

Owlswood Blue
Island Mtn. Lilac
Description/Order
Ceanothus
cordulatus


Snowbush
Description/Order
Ceanothus
crassifolius


Hoary-leaved Ceanothus
Description/Order
Ceanothus
cuneatus


Buckbrush
Description/Order
Ceanothus
cuneatus

Sierra mt. lilac
Sierra Buckbrush
Description/Order
Ceanothus
cyaneus


San Diego Mtn. Lilac
Description/Order
Ceanothus
cyaneus x

Sierra Blue Ceanothus
San Diego Mt. Lilac
Description/Order
Ceanothus
foliosus


Wavy Leaf Mountain lilac
Description/Order
Ceanothus
gloriosus

Hearts Desire
Mountain Lilac
Description/Order
Ceanothus
gloriosus
exaltatus
Emily Brown
None
Description/Order
Ceanothus
gloriosus
gloriosus

Pt. Reyes Ceanothus
Description/Order
Ceanothus
gloriosus
porrectus

Mt. Vision Ceanothus
Description/Order
Ceanothus
greggii
vestitus

Mountain Buckbrush
Description/Order
Ceanothus
griseus


Carmel Ceanothus
Description/Order
Ceanothus
griseus

Hurricane Point
None
Description/Order
Ceanothus
griseus

Louis Edmunds
Carmel Mtn. Lilac
Description/Order
Ceanothus
griseus
horizontalis
Yankee Point
Carmel Mountain Lilac
Description/Order
Ceanothus
hearstiorum


San Simeon Ceanothus
Description/Order
Ceanothus
impressus
impressus

Santa Barbara Mountain Lilac
Description/Order
Ceanothus
impressus
nipomensis

Arroyo Grande Lilac
Description/Order
Ceanothus
integerrimus


Deer Brush
Description/Order
Ceanothus
jepsonii


None
Description/Order
Ceanothus
lemmonii


Trinity Ceanothus
Description/Order
Ceanothus
leucodermis


White Bark California Lilac
Description/Order
Ceanothus
maritimus


Bluff California Lilac
Description/Order
Ceanothus
maritimus

Valley Violet
None
Description/Order
Ceanothus
megacarpusX

Tranquil Margarita
Big Pod California Lilac
Description/Order
Ceanothus
oliganthus
oliganthus

Hairy-Leaf Ceanothus
Description/Order
Ceanothus
otayensis


Otay Mountain Lilac
Description/Order
Ceanothus
papillosus


Wart Stem California Lilac
Description/Order
Ceanothus
parryi


None
Description/Order
Ceanothus
prostratus


Squaw Carpet
Description/Order
Ceanothus
pumilus


Dwarf Ceanothus
Description/Order
Ceanothus
purpureus


Hollyleaf Ceanothus
Description/Order
Ceanothus
ramulosus
fascicularis

Coastal Buckbrush
Description/Order
Ceanothus
rigidus

Snowball
White Monterey Lilac
Description/Order
Ceanothus
roderickii


Pine Hill Ceanothus
Description/Order
Ceanothus
sanguineus


Redstem Ceanothus
Description/Order
Ceanothus
sorediatus


Jim Bush
Description/Order
Ceanothus
sorediatus

Klamath
Blue Blossum mountain lilac
Description/Order
Ceanothus
spinosus


Red-Heart Mountain Lilac
Description/Order
Ceanothus
thyrsiflorus


Coastal Mountian Lilac
Description/Order
Ceanothus
thyrsiflorus

Big Sur California lilac
Big Sur Lilac
Description/Order
Ceanothus
thyrsiflorus

Skylark
Blue Mountain Lilac
Description/Order
Ceanothus
thyrsiflorus

Snow Flurry
White Flowered Mtn. Lilac
Description/Order
Ceanothus
thyrsiflorus
repens

Low Blue Blossom
Description/Order
Ceanothus
tomentosus


Woolly Leaf Mtn. Lilac
Description/Order
Ceanothus
tomentosus
olivaceus

Ramona Lilac
Description/Order
Ceanothus
velutinus
laevigatus

Varnish Leaf Ceanothus
Description/Order
Ceanothus
velutinus
velutinus

Snowbrush
Description/Order
Ceanothus
verrucosus


Wart-Stemmed Ceanothus
Description/Order
Celtis
reticulata


Hackberry
Description/Order
Cephalanthus
occidentalis
californica

Buttonwillow
Description/Order
Cercidium
floridum


Palo Verde
Description/Order
Cercidium
microphyllum


Littleleaf Palo Verde
Description/Order
Cercis
occidentalis


Western Redbud
Description/Order
Cercocarpus
alnifolius


Island Mountain Mahogany
Description/Order
Cercocarpus
betuloides


Mountain Mahogany
Description/Order
Cercocarpus
ledifolius


Desert mountain mahogany
Description/Order
Cercocarpus
minutiflorus


San Diego Mountain Mahogany
Description/Order
Chaenactis
glabriuscula


Pinchusion Flower
Description/Order
Chamaebatia
foliolosa


Mountain Misery
Description/Order
Chamaebatiaria
millefolium


Fern Bush
Description/Order
Chenopodium
californicum


Indian lettuce
Description/Order
Chilopsis
linearis


Desert Willow
Description/Order
Chlorogalum
pomeridianum


Soap Lily
Description/Order
Chrysopsis
villosa
echioides

Hairy Golden-aster
Description/Order
Chrysothamnus
nauseosus


Rabbitbrush
Description/Order
Chrysothamnus
nauseosus
consimilis

Nevada Rabbit Brush
Description/Order
Chrysothamnus
nauseosus
hololeucus

Rabbitbrush
Description/Order
Chrysothamnus
nauseosus
viscosus

Owens Rabbitbrush
Description/Order
Chrysothamnus
viscidiflorus


Rabbit Brush
Description/Order
Cirsium
californicum


California Thistle
Description/Order
Cirsium
occidentale
venustum

Red Thistle
Description/Order
Clarkia
amoena


Farewell-to-spring
Description/Order
Clarkia
bottae


Farewell-to-spring
Description/Order
Clarkia
cylindrica


Speckled Clarkia
Description/Order
Clarkia
purpurea


Winecup clarkia
Description/Order
Clarkia
speciosa


Red Spot Clarkia
Description/Order
Clarkia
unguiculata


Mountain Garland
Description/Order
Clematis
lasiantha


Pipestem Clematis
Description/Order
Clematis
ligusticifolia


Western White Clematis
Description/Order
Clematis
pauciflora


None
Description/Order
Cneoridium
dumosum


BerryRue
Description/Order
Coleogyne
ramosissima


Blackbrush
Description/Order
Collinsia
heterophylla


Chinese Houses
Description/Order
Comarostaphylis
diversifolia


Summer Holly
Description/Order
Comarostaphylis
diversifolia
planifolia

Summer Holly
Description/Order
Coreopsis
gigantea


Giant Coreopsis
Description/Order
Coreopsis
maritima


Beach Coreopsis
Description/Order
Corethrogyne
filaginifolia


California Corethrogyne
Description/Order
Corethrogyne
filaginifolia

Silver carpet
Common Corethrogyne
Description/Order
Cornus
californica


California Dogwood
Description/Order
Cornus
glabrata


Brown Twig Dogwood
Description/Order
Cornus
nuttallii


Western Dogwood
Description/Order
Cornus
occidentalis


Western Dogwood
Description/Order
Cornus
sessilis


Blackfruit Dogwood
Description/Order
Cornus
stolonifera


Red Stem Dogwood
Description/Order
Corylus
cornuta
californica

Western Hazelnut
Description/Order
Crataegus
douglasii


Western Thorn Apple
Description/Order
Cressa
truxillensis


Cressa
Description/Order
Crossosoma
bigelovii


Ragged Rockflower
Description/Order
Crossosoma
californicum


Catalina rockflower
Description/Order
Croton
californicus


Croton
Description/Order
Cryptantha
clevelandii


Cryptantha
Description/Order
Cucurbita
foetidissima


Coyote Melon
Description/Order
Cucurbita
palmata


Coyote Gourd
Description/Order
Cupressus
bakeri


Modoc Cypress
Description/Order
Cupressus
forbesii


Tecate Cypress
Description/Order
Cupressus
goveniana
ssp. goveniana

Gowen Cypress
Description/Order
Cupressus
macnabiana


MacNab cypress
Description/Order
Cupressus
macrocarpa


Monterey Cypress
Description/Order
Cupressus
nevadensis


Piute Cypress
Description/Order
Cupressus
sargentii


Sargent Cypress
Description/Order
Cuscuta
salina


Salt-Marsh Dodder
Description/Order
Cyperus
eragrostis


Nutsedge, Umbrella Sedge
Description/Order