Populus angustifolia Mammoth
Narrow Leaf Cottonwood
This Sierran tree looks like a narrow leaf Black Cottonwood. crossed with a quaking aspen. The cottonwood of much of the Rockies makes it into California around Bishop, Mammoth and the White Mountains... Learn more.
A deciduous tree to 20 or 30 foot. It does not like to live at lower elevations. It has survived in some spots where it shouldn\'t for a long time. But it is slow compared to its speed at higher eleva... Learn more.
Prunella vulgaris lanceolata
A clumping perennial of forests and meadows from Alaska to S. Cal.. Western Self heal differs from the European form largely by a narrower leaf. Use in a meadow or natural lawn. It is a low lying pere... Learn more.
An evergreen shrub that grows from 3000-7000 ft. in Northern Calif. and Southern Oregon. A nice looking plant if you live in an area where it will grow. It does not look or behave as a oak. ... Learn more.
Grows in bogs, edges of creeks, next to ponds in the Sierras, higher elevations of the Coast Ranges from Mt. Palomar north into Oregon. I\'ve lost a shoe walking out to photograph the flowers before. ... Learn more.
Ribes viscosissium Hallii
Sticky Currant grows from Mariposa county to Oregon. Not a currant for jelly, but the flowers are nice and the deciduous plant when it flowers is fine lookin'. We can grow as many as you need, but so ... Learn more.
A beautiful rose that we've seen only twice in the wild, once in the town of Quincy on a north facing slope(can you say COLD) under interior live oak and bays, and once at the edge of a redwood forest... Learn more.
Rosa woodsii ultramontana
A fragrant rose that needs some summer water and part shade in the interior. In higher elevations or near the coast give it sun and good air flow. This rose has the best hips for tea of any I've smell... Learn more.
An arching dec. shrub-vine. Thorny with whitish stems, green leaves and red to black raspberry-like berries. I\'ve only seen western Raspberry in the redwoods/Douglas Fir around Willits. It was a bram... Learn more.
Thimbleberry is a woodsy berry that grows in forests where there is shade and moisture. Looks similar to the Ribes san. glut. and often grows near it. I've seen it in the Sierras at 5000-8000' and in... Learn more.
California coneflower is a large showy perennial that grows in seeps or meadows from 400-7800 feet from the middle Sierras into southern Oregon and down along the California coast ranges into Del N... Learn more.
A perennial, flowers yellow, May-July, blue-green leaves in rosettes, rocky places, mountainous areas of Calif., sun to part shade, water sparingly except in winter-spring. Set plant at an angle so wa... Learn more.
Giant Sequoia is a grey conifer with moderate growth. Sequoiadendron giganteum is slower, grayer, more drought tolerant, and more cold tolerant than Sequoiadendron sempervirens. This Redwood will mak... Learn more.
Spiraea densiflora splendens
Mountain Spirea is a little deciduous sub-shrub with reddish pink flowers in clusters two-three across. Flowers late summer when nothing else is even green but the vacationers show up for the last tr... Learn more.
Spiraea douglasii, is a fast-growing, 4-5' deciduous shrub. Its rose flowers grow in lovely clusters and emerge in June-September. This spiraea is native to moist places, usually in forests, below 60... Learn more.
A rather low sprawling deciduous shrub that forms a sparse groundcover at middle to high elevations surrounding the S.Ca. deserts into Nev.,Ariz.. We\'ve seen them growing in part shade and just out o... Learn more.