Online Native Plant Resources

In addition to the Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden website, you can find information about native plants on the resources below.


Native plant databases

El Nativo

Las Pilitas Nursery

Monterey Bay Nursery, Inc.

Mountain States Wholesale Nursery

Native Sons

San Marcos Growers

Saratoga Horticultural Research Foundation

Suncrest Nurseries

Theodore Payne Foundation

Tree of Life Nursery

Photo collections/databases

CalFlora, database of native plant photos

California Academy of Sciences, California Wildflowers

California Native Plant Link Exchange, database with links to photos, info

California Native Plant Society

Cal Photos, database of native plant photos

Field Guide to the San Gabriel Mountains

Jepson Floral Project

Jepson Horticultural Database

LA Dept. Public Works, LA River Master Plan Landscaping Guidelines and Plant Palettes (page 124)

LA San Gabriel Rivers Watershed Council, The Plant Profiler

Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, Heritage Garden Guide

National Resources Conservation Service, PLANTS National Database

Nature At Hand

Southern California Wildflowers and Other Plants

Virginia Tech, Forest Biology and Dendrology

Wildflowers of the Santa Monica and beyond

Wildflowers of the Santa Monica National Recreation Area

Wildflowers of Southern California, A Photographic Gallery, Barbara J. Collins