Plants For Joshua Tree Woodland

Elymus glaucus Blue wild rye, Blue wildrye with seed heads - grid24_12
Elymus glaucus Blue Wildrye

Blue Wild-Rye. This plant species is highly variable, and hybridizes with some other species of wild-rye. It is not related to the cereal rye, except that they are both grasses. This plant is common h... Learn more.

Acton Encelia, Mountain Bush Sunflower, Encelia actoni with flowers - grid24_12
Encelia actoni Mountain bush sunflower

Mountain bush sunflower is a perennial shrub, 4 ft. tall with yellow daisy flowers. Grey foliage and yellow flowers stand out in a garden. Needs sun and very limited water after the first summer. Gr... Learn more.

Ephedra nevadensis, Nevada Ephedra, ranges from the southern Sierra Nevada into Utah, and is mostly a desert plant. - grid24_12
Ephedra nevadensis Nevada Ephedra

Mormon tea, Ephedra nevadensis grows along the western edges of the California deserts and up into southeastern Oregon, across Nevada into Utah and down into Arizona. Mormon tea is a small leafless sh... Learn more.

Ephedra viridis, Green Ephedra, grows in many dry areas of California, and is showy at certain times of the year, with its yellow pollen cones.   - grid24_12
Ephedra viridis Green Mormon Tea

Green Mormon Tea is an evergreen shrub, 4 ft., desert areas, Calif. to Utah, looks like leafless shrub. In many desert locations both species (E. californica and Ephedra virides) exist together. Ephed... Learn more.

Eriodictyon angustifolium, Narrow-leaved Yerba Santa - grid24_12
Eriodictyon angustifolium Narrow-leafed Yerba Santa

Associated plants are Yucca breviflora, Eriodictyon angustifolium, and Fremontia californica. Learn more.

Eriodictyon trichocalyx, Smooth Leaf Yerba Santa  flowers - grid24_12
Eriodictyon trichocalyx Hairy Yerba Santa

Hairy Yerba Santa, Eriodictyon trichocalyx, is native to the mountains of Southern California. Where it produces some of the most attractive flowers of the Yerba Santa in California. It grows in mixe... Learn more.

Eriogonum bailey bailey Annual Field Buckwheat - grid24_12
Eriogonum bailey var. bailey Annual Field Buckwheat

Yeah, Yeah, Yeah. We don't sell it. This picture is mostly to remember what it was. Click here for more about California Buckwheats Learn more.

California Buckwheat,the foliolosum  subspecies of  Eriogonum fasciculatum with a Hairstreak butterfly. - grid24_12
Eriogonum fasciculatum var. foliolosum California Buckwheat

This variety of California Buckwheat is the common one that grows in most of the populated areas of California and is hardy to 0 F(but a sustained freeze of days can kill it) and very drought toler... Learn more.

Eriogonum fasciculatum var. polifolium; Rosemary Flat-Top Buckwheat with a Buckeye Butterfly - grid24_12
Eriogonum fasciculatum var. polifolium Interior California Buckwheat

California interior buckwheat is as Eriogonum fasciculatum but grayer and tougher, hardy to -20 F . The two varieties of California buckwheat (polifolium and foliolosum) overlap in many areas, most no... Learn more.

Eriogonum inflatum (desert trumpet) is a buckwheat with a swollen stem. - grid24_12
Eriogonum inflatum Desert Trumpet

A funny-looking perennial with small pink flowers on a 3' stalk. The stalk is inflated in the middle. This plant ranges from the drier areas of California to Arizona and Colorado. Hoover says it is a... Learn more.

Fallugia paradoxa, Apache Plume, is a delicate shrub with pretty white flowers, and plumose fruits.  - grid24_12
Fallugia paradoxa Apache Plume

Apache Plume has white rose flowers, small leaves that are finely divided, and plume-like fruits. Grows normally to 3-4 ft., but can grow to 6 ft. Native to deserts from southern California east t... Learn more.

Ferocactus acanthodes var. acanthodes (syn: Ferocactus cylindraceus ssp. cylindraceus) - grid24_12
Ferocactus acanthodes Compass Barrel Cactus

(Ferocactus cylindraceus) A slow growing mound of thorns to maybe 6 ft. Tall and a foot wide. The 3 inch across yellow- orange flowers appear in May - July. Give sun, very fast draining soil, and li... Learn more.

Fremontodendron California Glory Flannel Bush, Fremontia - grid24_12
Fremontodendron 'California Glory' Flannel Bush, Fremontia

California Glory was introduced by Rancho Santa Ana Garden in 1962. It is a hybrid between F. californicum and F. mexicanum. It is one of the better hybrids in its stability and flower show. Flannel b... Learn more.

Fremontodendron "Ken Taylor"  - grid24_12
Fremontodendron 'Ken Taylor' Ken Taylors Flannel

Ken Taylor owned a nursery in the Aromas area for years. Taylor Nursery produced native plants and very rare or unusual exotics. Taylor nursery was also into bonsai which is why he probably was afte... Learn more.

Fremontodendron Pacific Sunset  flowers - grid24_12
Fremontodendron 'Pacific Sunset' Flannel Bush

Pacific Sunset was introduced by Rancho Santa Ana Garden. This flannel bush is a hybrid between F. californicum and F. mexicanum. Flannel bushes like lighter soils with moisture nearby, but not nex... Learn more.

Haplopappus linearifolius (Ericameria linearifolia, Stenotopsis linearifolia), Narrowleaf Golden Bush  - grid24_12
Haplopappus linearifolius Narrowleaf Goldenbush

Narrowleaf Goldenbush is a perennial, 3 ft., with yellow flowers 1 inch across, March- May, growing throughout California, Utah, and Arizona. Does best in full sun, is drought tolerant, needs good dr... Learn more.

Isomeris arborea Bladderpod - grid24_12
Isomeris arborea Bladderpod

California Cleome (AKA Bladder Pod) is a distinctive plant with unusual yellow flowers and cool fruits that when dry, resemble a paper lantern that rattles (the seeds inside the dried fruit rattle aro... Learn more.

Juniperus californica, California Juniper, has lovely blue fruits,  fragrant green foliage, and grows in  pinyon-juniper woodland, for one.  - grid24_12
Juniperus californica California Juniper

Shrub-tree, bluish berries, 10-15\', no water after established, coast ranges and Sierras, edible berries. Very alkali tolerant. It is very ornamental! This tree has bluish-gray foliage and is drought... Learn more.

Lepidium fremontii, Desert Alyssum - grid24_12
Lepidium fremontii Desert Alyssum

Desert Alyssum is an one foot perennial that likes the conditions it's native to in the Mojave Desert from Mojave to Utah. It needs perfect drainage and full sun. The fragrant white flowers are on a ... Learn more.

Lepidospartum squamatum, Scale Broom, is a strange-looking plant that attracts insect pollinators, and controls erosion here in its seasonal creek habitat.  - grid24_12
Lepidospartum squamatum Scale Broom

A shrub that can grow to chin height. It looks like a bunch of green corn stalk brooms tied together with yellow flowers on top. It grows in season stream bottoms. Very showy when in flower, ugly the ... Learn more.

Grape Soda Lupine - grid24_12
Lupinus excubitus Grape soda lupine

Grape soda lupine is one of the smaller bush lupines with many different forms that range from the desert to mountains. The foliage is gray, the flowers are purple and smell like grape soda. Do not w... Learn more.

Lycium andersonii flowers - grid24_12
Lycium andersonii Waterjacket

Waterjacket,  Lycium andersonii, is a wonderful plant from the desert. The Wolfberries are savored by every critter out there. The plants are nice looking have a fair flower show and easy to grow i... Learn more.

Mahonia fremontii (syn. Berberis fremontii)   - grid24_12
Mahonia fremontii Desert Mahonia

(Berberis fremontii) Evergreen shrub, 4', Mojave Desert to Utah, yellow flowers, yellow berries, spiny leaves, full sun, excellent drainage, slow but tough. Deer proof. Learn more.

Maurandya antirrhiniflora, Desert snapdragon on a chain link fence. - grid24_12
Maurandya antirrhiniflora Violet Twining Snapdragon

Violet Twining Snapdragon, Maurandya antirrhiniflora, is a 3 ft long vine of thread-like stems bearing 1" magenta or purple-blue flowers. (It is a surprise which you will get as they seem to change ev... Learn more.

Mimulus fremontii - grid24_12
Mimulus fremontii

A delicate little perennial that grows in sandy scree areas throughout much of Central and S. Calif.. Not available in the trade (or through us) it is included here for identification. Click here for... Learn more.

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