Looking for ID Help with my Natives

AlpineSpringsRanchJuly 7, 2011

While my 3 acres are mostly barren, these shrubs seem to be natural natives and so I have preserved them. I plan on adding more natural plants to eventually form a nice xeriscape landscape and may like to incorporate more of the specimins already growing naturally on my property however, I am not sure what they are.

Plants have been pictured on my website at http://alpinespringsranch.com/garden.html

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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nonmember_gw

"Buckwheat" and # 4 are both Larrea tridentata
#5 is a Chamaesyce sp.
#6 looks like Croton (Eremocarpus" setigera.

    Bookmark   July 7, 2011 at 10:28AM
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dak56(9)

I agree wtih nonmember, #6 looks like turkey mullein. http://www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/PMG/WEEDS/turkey_mullein.html

I've found the UC Davis site helpful in identifying weeds. http://www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/PMG/WEEDS/broad_preview.html

    Bookmark   July 7, 2011 at 10:47AM
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terrestrial_man(9)

#5 & #6 are weeds and not natives
Check the link below to check out the natives that occur in your region and to see their images.
Buckwheat is definitely the Larrea species.
#1 could be a Senecio or an Artemis or ???
#2 a Purshia ???
#3 is Equisetum arvense and SHOULD BE REMOVED as could be toxic to your horses.
#4 looks like a Rhus but probably something else but not Larrea as it is old enough to be flowering as the Buckwheat.

Here is a link that might be useful: High Desert Gardens

    Bookmark   July 8, 2011 at 4:36AM
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dak56(9)

terrestrial_man, what would you say #6 is then? Sure looks like http://www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/PMG/WEEDS/turkey_mullein.html

    Bookmark   July 8, 2011 at 11:53AM
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