Plant Guide – By Common Name

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  • Common Name:

    Beach Primrose

    Scientific Name:

    Camissoniopsis cheiranthifolia

    Family Name:

    Onagraceae

  • Clusters of small purple flowers growing along red vines on the sand
    Common Name:

    Beach Sand Verbena

    Scientific Name:

    Abronia umbellata

    Family Name:

    Nyctaginaceae

  • A large cluster of flower heads
    Common Name:

    Bicolor Everlasting

    Scientific Name:

    Pseudognaphalium biolettii

    Family Name:

    Asteraceae

  • Cluster of yellow Black Mustard flowers off the Santa Inez trailhead
    Common Name:

    Black Mustard (not native)

    Scientific Name:

    Brassica nigra

    Family Name:

    Brassicaceae

  • blooming Black Sage bushes at the Rios trailhead
    Common Name:

    Black Sage

    Scientific Name:

    Salvia mellifera

    Family Name:

    Lamiaceae

  • yellow flower bushel
    Common Name:

    Bladderpod

    Scientific Name:

    Peritoma arborea

    Family Name:

    Cleomaceae

  • Blue dicks growing next to Black Eyed Susans
    Common Name:

    Blue Dicks

    Scientific Name:

    Dichelostemma capitatum

    Family Name:

    Themidaceae

  • large tree with entangled branches
    Common Name:

    Blue Gum (not native)

    Scientific Name:

    Eucalyptus globulus

    Family Name:

    Myrtaceae

  • small ground bush with long stringy green leaves and purple flowers
    Common Name:

    Blue-eyed grass

    Scientific Name:

    Sisyrinchium bellum

    Family Name:

    Iridaceae

  • long tube like stems with tiny orange flower on top
    Common Name:

    Branching Phacelia

    Scientific Name:

    Phacelia ramosissima

    Family Name:

    Boraginaceae

  • close up of reddish-orange bush monkey flowers
    Common Name:

    Bush Monkeyflower

    Scientific Name:

    Mimulus aurantiacus

    Family Name:

    Phrymaceae

  • cluster of yellow bush sunflowers on hillside
    Common Name:

    Bush Sunflower

    Scientific Name:

    Encelia californica

    Family Name:

    Asteraceae