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 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.
Four-wing Salt Bush is an evergray shrub that grows to 5 ft. Native to dry areas, western U.S. Needs full sun. It becomes very drought tolerant after a few good waterings. The whole plant is edible (y... Learn more.
A large evergreen shrub to 8 ft.. Native in coastal Ca. to 100 miles inland. Very alkali tolerant. A plant for wind breaks, borders, and range management. Not a beautiful plant (A. canescens looks bet... Learn more.
Atriplex patula, is annual, with green leaves, insignificant flowers, grows in moist, saline places, coastal and interior. north coast of California, foothills of the Cascade range, central coast, ... Learn more.
Shrub, gray-white, not the prettiest but the toughest, used for bird and animal cover in revegetation. Dioecious. (Note: The Atriplexes from arid enviroments have a C4 photosynthetic pathway which is... Learn more.
Rhis Atriplex is a four foot grey shrub. Native from eastern SLO Co. to Fresno and east. Plant in the dry interior areas for wildlife. (Note: The Atriplexes from arid enviroments have a C4 photosynt... Learn more.
Sandy washes of the Central California deserts and west to Cuyama. Commonly associated with Zauschneria lat. viscida and Soldiago confinus in the transverse ranges. At lower elevations Rabbit brush i... Learn more.
Owens Rabbitbrush native to the east side of the southern Sierra and through the White Mountains into Nevada. Synonym: Hybrid -Chrysothamnus nauseosus ssp. hololeucus X Ericameria cuneata. Learn more.
Low, tufted, subshrub, with gray, woolly leaves, white flowers, in the morning-glory family, in low alkaline and saline areas,. situated in many habitats. Is listed as being invasive or possess... Learn more.
This species looks like bermuda grass and can be treated as such. Use as lawn, for restoration in salt marshes, excellent in parks. It will handle heavy traffic if it is in its element. Gallon plants ... Learn more.
New Name: Frankenia salina. Rhizomatous subshrub, with somewhat fkeshy leaves, small white to pink flowers, forms clumps, grows in salt marshes in clay loam soil, with high salt content. in salt mars... Learn more.
Synonyms: Grindelia robusta, Grindelia procera. This hardy, colorful plant is a perennial that grows from the north coast ranges to Baja in dry washes, and road edges in sandy or clay soils. Grindel... Learn more.
Upright to spreading perennial, invasive, with whitish to blue flowers, Indigenous to California. from thick, creeping roots, grows in dry or moist saline and alkaline areas. California, Arizona, Neva... Learn more.
An evergreen groundcover in warm winter areas, deciduous in colder areas. It is supposed to spread by rooting stems, but ours after 7 years has not. It is 2-3 ft. tall but can be kept lower by pruning... Learn more.
This plant has been given many names, among them Juncus acutus ssp. leopoldii and Juncus acutus var. sphaerocarpus. A large perennial with rounded, stiff, rigid leaves with sharp tips(spines). The flo... Learn more.
A small little early spring annual that is a pioneer species in many bad habitats. In the San Joaquin Valley it makes mass displays of bright yellow in areas that are still intact. It will grow in any... Learn more.
Honey Mesquite is a deciduous tree to 20 ft.. Native in the San Joaquin Valley, the Mojave Desert and into Mexico. This Mesquite has edible pods that taste similar to stringy carob pods. Although It... Learn more.
Erect to spreading perennial, fleshy, jointed stems, with scalelike leaves, from creeping rootstocks, insignificant flowers, an inhabitant of alkaline sinks and coastal salt marshes. Found in SAn Fran... Learn more.
somewhat shrubby perennial, with jointed stems, insignificant flowers, this genus is a major component of salt marshes worldwide, NCo, SnJV, CCo, SCo, ChI, to AK, Baja CA, eUS, Caribbean, MEdit. Learn more.
Thin annual, with fleshy leaves, pink flowers, very delicate, widely distibuted, grows in alkaline places, sandy areas, salt marshes, very adaptable in its environmental requirements. Found along the ... Learn more.
A perennial grass that has reddish to purplish tones and an open form. It usually grows in alkaline soils that are at least seasonally moist. Therefore it loves moisture and fertility. Mary DeDecker i... Learn more.
(Syn. S. moquinii) Jaeger says it much better than I: Inkweed thrives only in soils containing both salt and alkali, and generally occurs around the edges of wet-type dry lakes in which moisture is ne... Learn more.