Plant Guide – By Common Name

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  • yellow flowers clumped together on a branch with multiple branches extending
    Common Name:

    Tarweed

    Scientific Name:

    Deinandra fasciculata

    Family Name:

    Asteraceae

  • yellow flowers on plant
    Common Name:

    Telegraph Weed

    Scientific Name:

    Heterotheca grandiflora

    Family Name:

    Asteraceae

  • large tree growing from side of cliff
    Common Name:

    Torrey Pine

    Scientific Name:

    Pinus torreyana

    Family Name:

    Pinaceae

  • bush with green leaves and red berries over all of it
    Common Name:

    Toyon

    Scientific Name:

    Heteromeles arbutifolia

    Family Name:

    Rosaceae

  • bush with spiked stems all over
    Common Name:

    Tread Lightly

    Scientific Name:

    Cardionema ramosissimum

    Family Name:

    Caryophyllaceae

  • tree with branches and sporadic leaves
    Common Name:

    Tree Tobacco (not native)

    Scientific Name:

    Nicotiana glauca

    Family Name:

    Solanaceae

  • spiked pink and green stem
    Common Name:

    Tumbleweed (not native)

    Scientific Name:

    Salsola tragus

    Family Name:

    Chaenopodiaceae

  • purple flower on twig branches
    Common Name:

    Twiggy Wreath Plant

    Scientific Name:

    Stephanomeria spp.

    Family Name:

    Asteraceae