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Sunday, November 29, 2015

Fall Pruning Workshops (Hands-on)




Learn how to prune common California native plants at the 'Garden of Dreams' native plant garden on campus.  All workshops include instruction, demonstrations and the opportunity to practice your pruning skills. 

  • Friday, Dec. 11 - 1:00-3:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, Dec. 12 - 1:30-3:30 p.m.
  • Friday, Dec. 18 - 1:00-3:00 p.m.

Wear old clothes, sturdy shoes and bring gloves and pruners (if you have them).

All workshops meet at the 'Garden of Dreams' (just north of parking lot 7 - see http://nativeplantscsudh.blogspot.com/p/map.html)

Sunday, November 8, 2015

Fall Native Plant Sale - 2015

 
 
 
 

Fall Native Plant Sale

 

When:     Friday 11/13  - noon - 4:30 p.m.

          Saturday 11/14 -   noon – 3:00 p.m.

 

Where: Biology Dept. Greenhouse                   (just south of NSM building)

 

What: CA native plants suitable for Western Los Angeles County, including water-wise trees, shrubs as well as plants for containers, rain gardens, vegetated swales and ponds (see below for list)

 

Prices: $1.00 - $8.00+ donations (good deal)

                Proceeds support native plant

propagation/restoration on         campus

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For directions to the greenhouse: http://nativeplantscsudh.blogspot.com/p/map.html  

 
To download a pdf of the list of plants for sale: http://www.slideshare.net/cvadheim/plant-list-for-sales-csudh
 
 
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Plant List – November, 2015
CSUDH-Project SOUND Propagation Lab 
 

#

 

Common Name

Scientific Name

Notes/More information

 

1 gallon shrubs/trees and woody vines - $8.00 to 10.00

4

 

Marsh baccharis

Baccharis douglasii

Insect pollinator/butterfly habitat


 

4

 

Coyote bush

Baccharis pilularis

Insect pollinator/butterfly habitat


 

8

 

Mule fat

Baccharis salicifolia

Insect pollinator/butterfly habitat


 

4

 

Saw-tooth goldenbush

Hazardia squarrosa

Butterfly bush; blooms in summer/fall


 

5

 

Toyon

Heteromeles arbutifolia

Red berries in winter; evergreen shrub/tree


 

6

 

Catalina cherry

Prunus ilicifolia

Nice tree/hedge plant; fruits


 

5

 

Coast live oak

Quercus agrifolia

Insect pollinator/butterfly habitat


 

6

 

*Gambel oak

Quesrcus gambellii

Native to Four Corners states.  Winter deciduous.   Grows to 15=20 ft tall. 

 

2

 

Blue (Mexican) elderberry

Sambucus nigra cerulea

Pretty tree; fragrant flowers, edible fruits; good for shade


 

1 gallon perennials/sub-shrubs/vines - $8.00 to 10.00

7

 

*Shaw’s agave

Agave shawii

Dramatic native agave; medium size


 

5

 

Wavyleaf soap plant

Chlorogalum pomeridianum

Bulb with little orchid-like flowers; roots for soap


 

2

 

Ashyleaf buckwheat

Eriogonum cinereum

Good insect plant


 

8

 

* Rosy Buckwheat

Eriogonum grande var. rubescens

Insect pollinator/butterfly habitat

Lovely bright pink flowers


 

2

 

Narrowleaf bedstraw

Galium angustifolium

Pretty little perennial for part-shade; pollinators


 

2

 

Coastal gumplant

Grindelia hirsutula

Insect pollinator/butterfly habitat


 

4

 

Scarlet penstemon/

Heartleaf keckiella

Keckiella cordifolia

Lovely vine for shade.  Red, hummingbird flowers.


 

10

 

Sweetscent

Pluchea odorata

Insect pollinator/butterfly habitat


 

2

 

Canaigre dock

Rumex hymenosepalus

Roots make orange dye; rare


 

3

 

Willow dock

Rumex salicifolius

Pretty  flowers; edible leaves (cooked)


 

8

 

Wild Grape

Vitis girdiana

Edible grapes;  vine for arbors, pergolas, groundcover


 

7

 

* Banana yucca

Yucca bacata

Edible flowers, fruits; rare


 

1 gallon herbaceous groundcovers (also great container plants) - $8.00

1

 

Yarrow

Achillea millefolia

Attract beneficial insects; medicinal


 

4

 

Yerba mansa

Anemopsis californica

Showy summer flowers; great in pots; medicinal


 

3

 

Salty susan

Jaumea carnosa

Succulent groundcover with yellow sunflower flowers


 

2

 

* Wild mint

Mentha arevensis

Good for cooking spice, tea


 

5

 

Blue-eyed Grass

Sisyrinchium bellum

Seeds for birds


 

1

 

*Pacific aster

Symphyotrichum chilense

Pretty purple & yellow flowers summer/fall


 

1 gallon biennials - $8.00

 

10

 

Sneeze plant

Helenium puberulum

Interesting ‘sunflower’ flowers; good habitat plant


 

3

 

Hooker’s Primrose

Oenothera elata hookeri

Pretty yellow flowers pollinated by large moths


 

1 gallon grasses/sedges/rushes/cattails – good for ponds, containers, groundcover

2

 

Common scouring rush

Equisetum hyemale

Elegant and sculptural; contain


 

10

 

Pointed Rush

Juncus oxymeris

Elegant flowers in summer


 

10

 

Basket Rush

Juncus textilis

Used extensively for basket-making; tall, elegant


 

2

 

Iris-leaf Rush

Juncus xiphioides

Leaves look like a little iris


 

20

 

Creeping wildrye

Leymus triticoides

Good for mowed lawn or left un-mowed


 

8

 

Small Cattail

Typha angustifolia

Good for ponds, pools, moist containers

 

Small pots: perennials /biennials -

3

 

CA poppy

Eschscholzia californica ssp. californica

CA state flower – this is the coastal form (yellow&orange)


 

15

 

*Douglas’ iris

Iris douglasiana

Purple flowered wild iris.  Will multiply.


 

2

 

Scarlet monkeyflower

Mimulus cardinalis

Succulent monkeyflower with orange-red flowers


 

10

 

Hooker’s Primrose

Oenothera elata hookeri

Pretty yellow flowers pollinated by large moths


 

6

 

Sweetscent

Pluchea odorata

Insect pollinator/butterfly habitat


 

Small pots: groundcovers - $4.00

5

 

Yarrow

Achillea millefolia

Attract beneficial insects; medicinal


 

10

 

Common lippia/ fogfruit

Phyla nodiflora

Pretty purple flowers; good around pavers


 

10

 

*Pacific aster

Symphyotrichum chilense

Pretty purple & yellow flowers summer/fall


 

Small pots: grasses/sedges/rushes/cattails – Good for containers - $4.00

12

 

*Dune sedge

Carex pansa

Evergreen; lawn substitute


 

4

 

Clustered field sedge

Carex praegracilis

Evergreen; bunching-type  sedge; part—shade fine


 

12

 

*Showy rush

Carex spectabilis

Pretty medium-sized rush.  Good choice for containers.

 

8

 

Common spikerush

Eleocharis macrostachya

Thrives with winter flooding; dry summer/fall


 

2

 

Mexican rush

Juncus mexicanus

Bunching rush; good for wet/dry transitions


 

10

 

California rush

Juncus patens

Versatile – wet or fairly dry; part-shade fine


 

10

 

Iris-leaf Rush

Juncus xiphioides

Leaves look like a little iris


 

20

 

Creeping wildrye

Leymus triticoides

Good for mowed lawn or left un-mowed


 

8

 

Mixed wetland

plants

 

Combination of wetland plants for pond or container

 

Non-native plants

 

15

 

Non-native ‘Mother of Thousands’

Kalanchoe daigremontiana

Small pots – Clearance sale - $1.00

 

3

 

Non-native Aloe

 

Clearance sale - $3.00

 

4

 

Non-native Clivia – good for pots, shade

 

Large – Clearance sale - $12.00

 
 
* CA native, but not native to South Ba