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Autumn Sage (salivia greggii): Looks like the flower of autumn sage, a tough, colorful perennial that does very well in central California and other warm summer areas. It grows best in full sun and well drained soils.  This is a huge genus of almost 900 species.  The leaves and the stems would really help to determine this but sending it with the flowers does make id so much easier.  This was a new one and probably very nice when in full bloom.

Autumn Sage (salivia greggii): Looks like the flower of autumn sage, a tough, colorful perennial that does very well in central California and other warm summer areas. It grows best in full sun and well drained soils. This is a huge genus of almost 900 species. The leaves and the stems would really help to determine this but sending it with the flowers does make id so much easier. This was a new one and probably very nice when in full bloom.

Douglas Irises (iris douglasiana): Iris douglasiana (Douglas iris) is a common wildflower of the coastal regions of Northern and Central California and southern Oregon in the USA. The Douglas Iris was first described by 19th century botanist David Douglas in Monterey, California. It grows mainly at lower elevations, below 100 meters (330 ft), though it is occasionally found at heights of up to 1,000 meters (3,300 ft). It is most common in grasslands near the coast; it is regarded as a…

Douglas Irises (iris douglasiana): Iris douglasiana (Douglas iris) is a common wildflower of the coastal regions of Northern and Central California and southern Oregon in the USA. The Douglas Iris was first described by 19th century botanist David Douglas in Monterey, California. It grows mainly at lower elevations, below 100 meters (330 ft), though it is occasionally found at heights of up to 1,000 meters (3,300 ft). It is most common in grasslands near the coast; it is regarded as a…

Evergreen Huckleberry (vaccinium ovatum): This evergreen shrub of the forest understory is very common from central California to Canada. It's a little leggy for most gardens, but with a bit of shaping, it works well.

Evergreen Huckleberry (vaccinium ovatum): This evergreen shrub of the forest understory is very common from central California to Canada. It's a little leggy for most gardens, but with a bit of shaping, it works well.

Evergreen Huckleberry (vaccinium ovatum): This evergreen shrub of the forest understory is very common from central California to Canada. It's a little leggy for most gardens, but with a bit of shaping, it works well.

Evergreen Huckleberry (vaccinium ovatum): This evergreen shrub of the forest understory is very common from central California to Canada. It's a little leggy for most gardens, but with a bit of shaping, it works well.

Orange Sneezeweeds (hymenoxys hoopesii): Hymenoxys hoopesii (formerly Dugaldia hoopesii) is a species of flowering plant in the daisy family known by the common names owl's claws and orange sneezeweed. It is native to the western United States, where it grows in habitats of moderate elevation, such as mountain meadows in the Rocky Mountains, Sierra Nevada, southern Cascades, and other ranges. It has been found from Arizona, New Mexico, and central California north as far as Montana and…

Orange Sneezeweeds (hymenoxys hoopesii): Hymenoxys hoopesii (formerly Dugaldia hoopesii) is a species of flowering plant in the daisy family known by the common names owl's claws and orange sneezeweed. It is native to the western United States, where it grows in habitats of moderate elevation, such as mountain meadows in the Rocky Mountains, Sierra Nevada, southern Cascades, and other ranges. It has been found from Arizona, New Mexico, and central California north as far as Montana and…

Evergreen Huckleberry (vaccinium ovatum): This evergreen shrub of the forest understory is very common from central California to Canada. The new growth in spring has a bronze tint - year-round the foliage is prized as a component of cut-flower arrangements. It produces small black berries that are quite tasty. Tolerant of dry shade.

Evergreen Huckleberry (vaccinium ovatum): This evergreen shrub of the forest understory is very common from central California to Canada. The new growth in spring has a bronze tint - year-round the foliage is prized as a component of cut-flower arrangements. It produces small black berries that are quite tasty. Tolerant of dry shade.

Melampodiums (melampodium): Melampodium is a genus of flowering plants in the sunflower family.  These are rugged plants native to the tropical to subtropical regions that include Central America, Southwestern United States, California, Florida, the Caribbean, and South America. Most of the species can be found in Mexico, five in the Southwestern United States, and three are scattered in Colombia and Brazil.  Some sources say that the name Melampodium is derived from the Greek words μέλας

Melampodiums (melampodium): Melampodium is a genus of flowering plants in the sunflower family. These are rugged plants native to the tropical to subtropical regions that include Central America, Southwestern United States, California, Florida, the Caribbean, and South America. Most of the species can be found in Mexico, five in the Southwestern United States, and three are scattered in Colombia and Brazil. Some sources say that the name Melampodium is derived from the Greek words μέλας

Rustyleaf Fig (ficus rubiginosa): A handsome, medium-size tree from Australia, this fig species makes a useful landscape tree in Southern California and mild areas of Central California. It tends to spread wider than tall and produces surfaces roots and occasional aerial roots, making it undesirable as a street tree in some locales. Its roots can also be damaging to plumbing and sewers. It is moderately drought-tolerant once established. The tiny figs it produces are not palatable. In…

Rustyleaf Fig (ficus rubiginosa): A handsome, medium-size tree from Australia, this fig species makes a useful landscape tree in Southern California and mild areas of Central California. It tends to spread wider than tall and produces surfaces roots and occasional aerial roots, making it undesirable as a street tree in some locales. Its roots can also be damaging to plumbing and sewers. It is moderately drought-tolerant once established. The tiny figs it produces are not palatable. In…

Miners Lettuce (claytonia perfoliata): Claytonia perfoliata (Indian lettuce, spring beauty, winter purslane, or miner's lettuce ; syn. Montia perfoliata) is a fleshy annual plant native to the western mountain and coastal regions of North America from southernmost Alaska and central British Columbia south to Central America, but most common in California in the Sacramento and northern San Joaquin valleys.  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Claytonia%20perfoliata

Claytonia perfoliata (Indian lettuce, spring beauty, winter purslane, or miner's lettuce)

Redflower False Yucca (hesperaloe parviflora): Hesperaloe parviflora, also known as red yucca, hummingbird yucca, redflower false yucca and samandoque, is a plant that is native to Chihuahuan desert of west Texas east and south into central and south Texas and northeastern Mexico around Coahuila.  Hesperaloe parviflora has narrow evergreen leaves with a fringe of white threadlike hairs along their edges and grows in clumps 3–6 ft (0.91–1.83 m) high and wide. Red or yellow tubular flowers are…

Redflower False Yucca (hesperaloe parviflora): Hesperaloe parviflora, also known as red yucca, hummingbird yucca, redflower false yucca and samandoque, is a plant that is native to Chihuahuan desert of west Texas east and south into central and south Texas and northeastern Mexico around Coahuila. Hesperaloe parviflora has narrow evergreen leaves with a fringe of white threadlike hairs along their edges and grows in clumps 3–6 ft (0.91–1.83 m) high and wide. Red or yellow tubular flowers are…

'Desert Candle' (caulanthus inflatus): Caulanthus inflatus, the desert candle, is a flowering plant in the family Brassicaceae, native to the Mojave Desert of California and Nevada, and the southern Sierra Nevada and Transverse Ranges in the United States. It is also common in Central Asia. It is found at elevations between 150–1,500 metres (490–4,920 ft).  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caulanthus%20inflatus  Caulanthus inflatus, the desert candle, is a flowering plant in the family…

'Desert Candle' (caulanthus inflatus): Caulanthus inflatus, the desert candle, is a flowering plant in the family Brassicaceae, native to the Mojave Desert of California and Nevada, and the southern Sierra Nevada and Transverse Ranges in the United States. It is also common in Central Asia. It is found at elevations between 150–1,500 metres (490–4,920 ft). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caulanthus%20inflatus Caulanthus inflatus, the desert candle, is a flowering plant in the family…

Beach Suncups (camissoniopsis cheiranthifolia): Camissoniopsis cheiranthifolia (beach suncup or beach evening primrose) is a species of the evening primrose family and is native to open dunes and sandy soils of coastal California and Oregon.  The beach suncup grows prostrate along the beach surface, forming mats more than 1 m across. It forms long stems growing from a central crown, lined with silvery grey-green leaves. The prostrate form and swinging stems allow the plant to survive well on…

Beach Suncups (camissoniopsis cheiranthifolia): Camissoniopsis cheiranthifolia (beach suncup or beach evening primrose) is a species of the evening primrose family and is native to open dunes and sandy soils of coastal California and Oregon. The beach suncup grows prostrate along the beach surface, forming mats more than 1 m across. It forms long stems growing from a central crown, lined with silvery grey-green leaves. The prostrate form and swinging stems allow the plant to survive well on…

Fringed Redmaids (calandrinia ciliata): Calandrinia ciliata is a species of flowering plant in the purslane family known by the common names fringed redmaids and red-maids.    It is native to western North America from British Columbia to New Mexico, where it is widespread and common. It can also be found in parts of Central and South America.  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Calandrinia%20ciliata

Order: Caryophyllales Family: Montiaceae Genus: Calandrinia Species: C.

Pomegranate (punica granatum): The pomegranate (/ˈpɒmᵻɡrænᵻt/), botanical name Punica granatum, is a fruit-bearing deciduous shrub or small tree in the family Lythraceae that grows between 5 and 8 m (16 and 26 ft) tall.  In the Northern Hemisphere, the fruit is typically in season from September to February, and in the Southern Hemisphere from March to May. As intact arils or juice, pomegranates are used in cooking, baking, meal garnishes, juice blends, smoothies, and alcoholic beverages…

Pomegranate (punica granatum): The pomegranate (/ˈpɒmᵻɡrænᵻt/), botanical name Punica granatum, is a fruit-bearing deciduous shrub or small tree in the family Lythraceae that grows between 5 and 8 m (16 and 26 ft) tall. In the Northern Hemisphere, the fruit is typically in season from September to February, and in the Southern Hemisphere from March to May. As intact arils or juice, pomegranates are used in cooking, baking, meal garnishes, juice blends, smoothies, and alcoholic beverages…

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