Natives

This list includes plants native to the Western United States as well as specifically to our unique region.  It focuses more on what we carry/have carried (or could order) rather than being entirely comprehensive....and we are always on the lookout for new options!

Ferns | Grasses and Grass-like Plants | Perennials | Shrubs | Trees
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FERNS
Adiantum pedatum Maindenhair / Five-Finger Fern  
Blechnum spicant Deer Fern  
Polystichum munitum Western Sword Fern  
Woodwardia fimbriata Giant Chain Fern  
GRASSES AND GRASS-LIKE PLANTS
Carex densa Dense Sedge  
Carex obnuta Slough Sedge  
Deschampsia caespitosa Tufted Hair Grass  
Festuca californica California Fescue  
Juncus effusus Common Rush  
Juncus patens Spreading Rush  
PERENNIALS
Alchillea millefolium Yarrow  
Antennaria dioicus Pussy Toes  
Aquilegia formosa Western Coloumbine  
Aruncus dioicus Goatsbeard  
Asarum caudatum Wild Ginger  
Asclepias fascicularis/speciosa Narrowleaf/Showy Milkweed  
Aster subspicatus Douglas Aster  
Camassia spp.  Camass  
Dicentra formosa Western Bleeding Heart  
Erigeron speciosa Showy Fleabane  
Eriophyllum lanatum Oregon Sunshine  
Fragraria chiloensis/vesca Beach/Alpine Strawberry  
Heuchera micrantha Small Flowered Alumroot  
Iris chrysophylla Yellowleaf Iris  
Iris douglasiana Douglas' Iris  
Iris tenax Oregon Iris  
Mondella odoratissima Coyote Mint/Mountain Pennyroyal  
Oxalis oregana Oregon Redwood Sorrel  
Penstemon spp. Beardtongue  
Sedum spathulifolium Stonecrop  
Sidalcea cusickii Cusick's Checkermallow  
Sisyrinchium californicum/douglasii/bellum Yellow/Blue Eyed Grass  
Wyethia mollis Wooly Mules Ears  
Zauschneria californica California Fuschia  
SHRUBS
Amelanchier alnifolia Serviceberry  
Arctostaphylos spp. Manzanita  
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi Bearberry Kinnickinnick  
Artemesia tridentata Big Sagebrush  
Baccharis pilularis Coyote Bush  
Calycanthus occidentalis Western Spicebush  
Carpentaria californica Bush Anemone  
Ceanothus spp. Blue Blossom / California Lilac etc.  
Cercocarpos ledifolius Curl-leaf Mountain Mahogany  
Cornus stolonifera/sericea Red Twig Dogwood  
Ericameria nauseosa Rubber Rabbit Brush  
Eriogonum umbellatum/compositum Sulphur Flowered/Arrowleaf Bukwheat  
Garrya elliptica Coast Silk-Tassel  
Garrya fremonti Fremont's Silk-Tassel / Bearbrush  
Gaultheria shallon Salal  
Holodiscus discolor Ocean Spray  
Lonicera involucrata Black Twinberry  
Lupinus albifrons Silver Lupine  
Mahonia aquifolium Tall Oregon Grape  
Mahonia nervosa Longleaf Oregon Grape  
Mahonia repens Creeping Oregon Grape  
Oemleria cerasiformis Indian Plum, Oso Berry  
Paxistima myrsinites Oregon Boxwood  
Philadelphus lewisii Mock Orange  
Physocarpos capitatus Pacific Ninebark  
Rhamnus californica California Buckthorn, Coffeberry  
Rhamnus tomentella Hoary Coffeeberry  
Rhododendron occidentale Western Azalea  
Rhus glabra Smooth Sumac  
Rhus trilobata (aromatica) Skunbrush / Aromatic Sumac  
Ribes aureum Golden Currant  
Ribes sangunineum Flowering Currant (native, pink)  
Rosa gymnocarpa Baldhip Rose  
Rosa nutkana Nootka Rose  
Sambucus caerulea Blue Elderberry  
Spirea betulifolia Birch-Leaved Spirea  
Spirea densiflora Mountain Spirea  
Spirea douglasii Douglas Spirea  
Symphoricarpos alba Snow Berry  
Vaccinium ovatum Evergreen Huckleberry  
TREES
Abies concolor White Fir  
Acer circinatum Vine Maple  
Acer glabrum Rocky Mountain Maple  
Acer grandidentatum 'Rocky Mt. Glow' Bigtooth Maple  
Acer macrophyllum Bigleaf Maple  
Alnus rubra Red Alder  
Alnus rhombifolia White Alder  
Arbutus menziesii Madrone  
Betula papyfira Paper Birch  
Calocedrus decurrens Incense Cedar  
Cercis occidentalis Western Redbud  
Cornus nuttalli Pacific Dogwood  
Corylus cornuta v. californica Western Hazelnut  
Cupressus bakeri Baker Cypress  
Fraxinus latifolia Oregon Ash  
Juniperus scopulorum Rocky Mountain Juniper  
Lithocarpus densiflora Tanbark Oak  
Myrica californica Pacific Wax Myrtle  
Picea engelmani Engleman's Spruce  
Pinus contorta ssp. contorta Shore Pine  
Pinus contorta ssp. murrayana Murryana Lodgepole Pine  
Pinus flexilis Limber Pine  
Pinus jeffreyi Jeffrey Pine  
Pinus lambertiana Sugar Pine  
Pinus ponderosa Ponderosa Pine  
Populus tremuloides Quaking Aspen  
Populus angustifolia Black Cottonwood  
Prunus virginiana Chokecherry  
Pseudotsuga menziesii Douglas Fir  
Rhamnus purshiana Cascara  
Salix lucida ssp. Lasiandra Pacific Willow  
Salix sitchensis Sitka Willow  
Quercus chrysolepis Valley Live Oak  
Quercus garryana Oregon White Oak  
Quercus kelloggi California Black Oak  
Tsuga heterophylla Western Hemlock  
Thuja plicata Western Red Cedar  
Umbellularia californica California Bay Laurel