Native Annuals/Wildflowers

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Baby Blue Eyes
Nemophila menziesii            
Habitat  Scrubland 
Baby Blue Eyes
 
Chinese Houses
Collinsia heterophylla
Habitat  Woodland, Shade
Chinese Houses

Common California Aster
Aster chilensis
Habitat  Grassland, Dry Slopes     
Common California Aster
 
Common Linanthus
Leptosiphon androsaceus
Habitat  Grassland     
Common Linanthus
 
Coyote Mint
Monardella villosa
Habitat  Upland Sun to Shade            
 
Coyote Mint
 
Elegant Clarkia
Clarkia unguiculata
Habitat  Grassland, Dry Slopes 
Elegant Clarkia
 
Farewell to Spring
Clarkia rubicunda
Habitat  Grassland, Serpentine 
Farewell to Spring
 
Four Spot
Clarkia purpurea
Habitat  Grassland 
Four Spot
 
Goldfields
Lasthenia glabrata
Habitat  Grassland, Serpentine 
Goldfields
 
Lupine (various)
Lupinus spp.
Habitat  Scrubland, Grassland 
Lupine
 
Meadow Rue
Thalictrum fendleri
Habitat  Woodland 
Meadow Rue
 
Meadowfoam
Limnanthes douglasii
Habitat  Grassland
Meadowfoam
 
Mountain Phlox
Leptosiphon grandiflorus
Habitat  Grassland, Serpentine 
Mountain Phlox
 
Owl's Clover
Orthocarpus densiflorus
Habitat  Grassland 
Owl's Clover
 
Phacelia
Phacelia spp.
Habitat  Well-drained 
Phacelia
 
Poppy
Eschscholzia californica
Habitat  Scrubland, Grassland 
Poppy
 
Purple Owl's Clover
Orthocarpus purpuracens
Habitat  Grassland 
Purple Owl's Clover
 
Small Flowered Linanthus
Leptosiphon parviflorus
Habitat  Grassland, Serpentine 
Small Flowered Linanthus
 
Tidy Tips
Layia platyglossa
Habitat  Grassland 
Tidy Tips
 
Tricolor Gilia
Gilia tricolor
Habitat  Scrubland, Grassland 
Tricolor Gilia
 
Western Blue Flax
Linum lewisii
Habitat  Upland 
Western Blue Flax
 
   

HABITAT  PREFERRED GARDEN CONDITIONS 
Chaparral      Full sun, dry, well-drained 
Riparian          Near creeks or deep watering in summer 
Scrubland      Full sun, dry, less well-drained, some summer water okay     
Seeps and springs      Constant moisture, do not let dry out in summer 
Upland  Full sun, dry 
Well-drained  Cannot tolerate wet conditions in summer 
Woodland  Part sun to shade, but relatively dry 

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