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Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Spring Native Plant Sale - April 10th & 11th



 
Spring Native Plant Sale

 

When:     Friday 4/10  - noon to 4:00 p.m.

Saturday 4/11 -   1:00 to 3:00 p.m.



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



What: CA native plants suitable for home gardens, including rain gardens, vegetated swales and ponds (see below for list)

 

Prices: $3.00 - $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

  
New plants added to sale: *Banana yucca (Yucca baccata), *Gambel's oak (Quercus gambellii) and Grapesoda lupine (Lupinus excubitus var. hallii)
 

Plant List – CSUDH Spring 2015  Plant Sale

CSUDH-Project SOUND Propagation Lab
 

#
 
Common Name
Scientific Name
Notes/More information
 
1 gallon large shrubs/trees
 
 
Coyote bush
Baccharis pilularis
Insect pollinator/butterfly habitat
 
 
 
Mule fat
Baccharis salicifolia
Insect pollinator/butterfly habitat
 
 
 
*Rabbitbush
Ericameria nauseosa
Insect pollinator/butterfly habitat
 
 
 
Saw-tooth goldenbush
Hazardia squarrosa
Butterfly bush; blooms in summer/fall
 
 
 
Southern island mallow
Lavatera assurgentiflora
Lovely hibiscus flowers; edible leaves
 
 
 
Catalina cherry
Prunus ilicifolia
Nice tree/hedge plant; fruits
 
 
 
Blue (Mexican) elderberry
Sambucus nigra cerulea
Pretty tree; fragrant flowers, edible fruits; good for shade
 
 
 
Coast liveoak
Quercus agrifolia
Local native evergreen oak.  Water-wise tree
 
1 gallon perennials/sub-shrubs
 
 
Marsh baccharis
Baccharis douglasii
Insect pollinator/butterfly habitat/yellow flowers
 
 
 
Robust gumplant
Grindelia camporum
Insect pollinator/butterfly habitat/yellow flowers
 
 
 
Coastal gumplant
Grindelia hirsutula
Insect pollinator/butterfly habitat
 
 
 
Heartleaf climbing penstemon
Keckiella cordifolia
Red flowers on shade-loving vine; hummingbird plant!!
 
 
 
Scarlet monkeyflower
Mimulus cardinalis
Succulent monkeyflower with orange-red flowers
 
 
 
Sweetscent
Pluchea odorata
Insect pollinator/butterfly habitat
 
 
 
Canaigre dock
Rumex hymenosepalus
Native dye plant; pretty pink flowers
 
 
 
Willow dock
Rumex salicifolius
Pretty  flowers; edible leaves (cooked)
 
1 gallon herbaceous groundcovers
 
 
Yarrow
Achillea millefolia
Attract beneficial insects; medicinal
 
 
 
Wild mint
Mentha arevensis
Good for cooking spice, tea
 
 
 
*Pacific aster
Symphyotrichum (Aster)chilense
Pretty fall asters – purple & yellow
 
1 gallon grasses/sedges/rushes/cattails– bottom and lower edges of rain garden, etc
 
 
Common scouring rush
Equisetum hyemale
Elegant and sculptural; contain
 
 
 
*California fescue
Festuca californica
Elegant bunchgrass from N. CA
 
 
 
Leopold’s rush
Juncus acutus leopoldii
Nice medium-size rush; evergreen with water
 
 
 
Mexican rush
Juncus mexicanus
Good for wet or dry
 
 
 
California rush
Juncus patens
Versatile – wet or fairly dry; part-shade fine
 
 
 
Pointed Rush
Juncus oxymeris
Elegant flowers in summer
 
 
 
Basket Rush
Juncus textilis
Used extensively for basket-making; tall, elegant
 
 
 
*Torrey’s Rush
Juncus torreyi
Robust & fast-growing
 
 
 
Iris-leaf Rush
Juncus xiphioides
Leaves look like a little iris
 
 
 
Small Cattail
Typha angustifolia
 
 
Small pots: perennials /biennials
 
 
Wavyleaf soap plant
Chlorogalum pomeridianum
Bulb with little orchid-like flowers; roots for soap
 
 
 
Annual sunflower
Helianthus annuus
Local native sunflower; summer bloomer
 
 
 
*Douglas iris
Iris douglasiana
Small plants for you to grow to size – great deal!!
 
 
 
Scarlet monkeyflower
Mimulus cardinalis
Succulent monkeyflower with orange-red flowers
 
 
 
Seep monkeyflower
Mimulus guttatus
Pretty little annual/perennial for moist places
 
 
 
Hooker’s Primrose
Oenothera elata hookeri
Pretty yellow flowers pollinated by large moths
 
 
 
Sweetscent
Pluchea odorata
Insect pollinator/butterfly habitat
 
Small pots: groundcovers
 
 
Yarrow
Achillea millefolia
Attract beneficial insects; medicinal
 
 
 
Lippia/Fogfruit
Phyla nodiflora
Herbaceous groundcover; pretty flowers; some water
 
 
 
Wild mint
Mentha arevensis
Good for cooking spice, tea
 
 
 
CA wood mint
Stachys bullata
Pretty link flowers for hummingbirds; medicinal
 
 
 
Blue-eyed Grass
Sisyrinchium bellum
Seeds for birds
 
 
 
*Pacific aster
Symphyotrichum chilense
Pretty purple & yellow flowers summer/fall
 
Small pots: grasses/sedges/rushes/cattails - bottom and lower edges of rain garden, etc
 
 
*Dune sedge
Carex pansa
Evergreen; lawn substitute
 
 
 
Clustered field sedge
Carex praegracilis
Evergreen; bunching-type  sedge; part—shade fine
 
 
 
Iris-leaf Rush
Juncus xiphioides
Leaves look like a little iris
 
 
 
Creeping wildrye
Leymus triticoides
Good for mowed lawn or left un-mowed
 

 

* CA native, but not native to South Bay