(Click on underlined title to see more)Silver-green leaved Quail Bush in middle, brownish-green Artemisia californica surrounding it. Background has Torrey Pine on both sides, a very old Scrub Oak(Quercus dumosa) to the left, San Diego Mahogany(Cercocarpus m.) behind Quail Bush, Lemonade Berry between the two sections of the Cercocarpus.
San Diego wild growing non-natives of special interest: Limonium ramosissimum and Hypericum canarienseSubmitted by Scott on Wed, 07/07/2010 - 6:10pm
(Click on underlined title to see more info)Photo at top is Algerian Sea Lavender - Limonium ramosissimum, a very attrac
Regional Native Plants of Particular Interest: Salvia mellifera, Diplacus puniceus, Viguiera laciniataSubmitted by Scott on Wed, 07/07/2010 - 2:36pm
(Click on underlined title to see more)Top photo, white-blue Salvia, red flowered form of Diplacus puniceus. Both get around four feet, bloom in Spring, lite-woody perennials. Yellow flowers at left lower corner are probably Viguiera laciniata.
Lite-Woody-Herbaceous Native Color-Mix: Diplacus, Eriophyllum, Salvia apiana, Artemisia, and the woody Laurel SumacSubmitted by Scott on Wed, 07/07/2010 - 2:23pm
(Click on underlined title to see more) Top photo is a mix of red flowered and orange flowered Diplacus aurantiacus, yellow Eriophyllum confertiflorum, Bluish-white Salvia mellifera, grey-green Artemisia californica, and Elderberry in the background. Top photo in Rancho Bernardo, the three lower photos are near Mt. Miguel close to the Jamacha Blvd/94 freeway intersection.
(click underlined title to see more)Yellow Pincushion, an annual, grows to about a 12" to 16", blooms mid-Spring to mid-Summer. In the bottom photo, growing amongst it, are Lessingia filaginifolia, with the wispy silvery foliage, and the silvery leaved, low-growing form of Croton californicus. Buckwheat(Eriogonum fasc.) growing immediately behind them all.
(Click on underlined title to see more) Annual, gets about 1 foot tall, sometimes more. Blooms late Spring through mid Summer. Top photo near Salk Institute. Middle photo in Pt. Loma, yellow flowers along walk are Deinandra. Artemisia cal. at left, Eriogonum fas.
Yellow flowers in foreground are Lasthenia coronaria, annual, blooms late Winter through Spring, grows up to 1 foot tall(also native to Guadalupe Island). Lotus scoparius in middle, Encelia californica yellow flowers in back left. Artemisa californica the grey-green bushes. Lemonade Berry the dark green bushes furthest in background from left to right. Photo in La Jolla above Birch Aquarium area.
Regional Native Plants of Particular Interest: Eriodictyon crassifolium var. crassifolium, Silver Felty Leaf Yerba SantaSubmitted by Scott on Tue, 07/06/2010 - 6:16pm
(Click on underlined title to see more)Top photo in north Del Mar, the silvery colored leaved plants in the middle are the Eriodictyon. Grows up to about 7 feet potentially, depending on the moisture availability. Torrey Pines in background, Cercocarpus minutiflorus at right, Salvia mellifera(foreground, dry), Artemisia californica left of center, Lemonade Berry(green bushes) in back.
Lotus scoparius, gets about 3 feet all around, blooms in Spring. Surrounding native plants are the white flowered Gnaphalium californicum at right back, red flowered Mimulus aurantiacus right of center back, Eriophyllum confertiflorum in bud at left behind Lotus and at right side; sparsely foliaged Lemonade Berry in back left of center, one Encelia californica flower poking out at right and in middle bottom of photo. Photo in early April near Salk Institute.