Our Garden

Coming soon: history of our indigenous plant garden, focusing on the living but also discussing our long lost dead.

Sidewalk Garden Plant List

Scientific NameCommon Name
Monardella villosaCoyote Mint
Sisyrinchium bellumBlue-eyed grass
Erigeron glaucusSeaside Daisy
Erysimum franciscanumFranciscan Wallflower
Rosa californicaCalifornia Wild Rose
Grindelia strictaMarsh Gum Plant
Eschscholzia californicaCalifornia Poppy
Fragaria chiloensisBeach Strawberry
Festuca californicaCalifornia Fescue
Iris douglasianaDouglas Iris
Sedum spathulifoliumCommon Stonecrop
Clinopodium douglasiiYerba Buena
Aquilegia formosaWestern Columbine
Pentagramma triangularisGoldback Fern
Dudleya farinosaBluff Lettuce
Oxalis oreganaRedwood Sorrel
Marah fabaceusmanroot
Clematis ligusticifoliaClematis
Asarum caudatumWild Ginger
Calystegia occidentalisCalifirnia Morning Glory
Aristolochia californicaPipevine
Lonicera hispidulaHoneysuckle
MalacothamnusÊsp.Bush Mallow
Grindelia hirsutulaGum Plant
Prunella vulgarisSelf Heal
Dudleya farinosaDudleya
Sedum spathulifoliumSedum
Gilia capitataGlobe Gilia
Epilobium canumHummingbird Fuscia
Lupin sp.
Solanum umbelliferumBlue Witch
Festuca californicaCalifornia Fescue
Erigeron foliosusDaisy
Sidalcea malvifloraCheckerbloom
Erysimum franciscanumFranciscan Wallflower
Solanum umbelliferumMountain Pride Blue Witch
Salvia ClevelandiiCleveland Sage
Salivia apianaWhite Sage
Linum lewisiiBlue Flax

Backyard Species List

Scientific NameCommon Name
Phacelia californicaCalifornia Phacelia
Carex tumulicolaSplit Awn Sedge
Eriogonum latifoliumCoast Buckwheat
Viola aduncaDog Violet
Ribes sanguineum var. glutinosumPink-flowering Currant
Arctostaphylos franciscanaFranciscan Manzanita
Erysimum franciscanumFranciscan Wallflower
Heuchera micranthaAlum Root
Ceanothus thyrsiflorusBlue Blossom
Tellima grandifloraFringe Cups
Rosa californicaCalifornia Wild Rose
Salvia spathaceaHummingbird Sage
Fragaria chiloensisBeach Strawberry
Festuca californicaCalifornia Fescue
Iris douglasianaDouglas Iris
Heteromeles arbutifoliaToyon
Mimulus aurantiacusSticky Monkeyflower
Sedum spathulifoliumCommon Stonecrop
Frangula californicaCoffeeberry
Ribes sanguineumRed-flowering Currant
Mimulus 'Trish'Rose Monkeyflower
Clinopodium douglasiiYerba Buena
Dudleya farinosaBluff Lettuce
Oxalis oreganaRedwood Sorrel
Oenothera elata ssp. hookeriEvening Primrose
Sphaeralcea ambiguaApricot Mallow
Sidalcea malvifloraCheckerbloom
Claytonia sibiricaCandy Flower
Adiantum jordaniiMaidenhair Fern
Salivia apianaWhite Sage