Sharing some native plant photos

feather_z9_ncacoast(Z9 NCAcoast)July 3, 2006

Thought you all might like to see these natives of the Northern California coastline:


Mendocino Indian Paintbrush, (Castilleja mendocinensis)


Mendocino Indian Paintbrush, (Castilleja mendocinensis)


Cream Cups, Platystemon californicus


Howell's Spineflower / Chorizanthe howellii

Another of the Howell's Spineflower, growing in driftwood

Western Wild Sea Pink / Armeria maritima

More of the same

Yellow Sand Verbena / Abronia latifolia

More of the same

Beach Morning Glory, (Calystegia soldanella)

Beach Lupine / Lupinus chamissonis

Hope you enjoyed them!

Feather

More can be seen at Feather3s Wunderground Photos

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
catherinet(5 IN)

Oh Feather........it's heaven! Thanks for sharing!

    Bookmark   July 4, 2006 at 10:03AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
feather_z9_ncacoast(Z9 NCAcoast)

Thanks, Catherine. Would have posted most of these to the Bird Watching Forum, but, they're simply, not birds! :)

    Bookmark   July 4, 2006 at 4:42PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
ahughes798(z5 IL)

Thank you so much! I really, really wish Indian Paintbrush was native here...your pictures made me want some even more! April

    Bookmark   July 4, 2006 at 5:49PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
ccoupkir(z5 Il)

Being from the Midwest, its just wonderful to see some totally different natives! Thanks for sharing.

    Bookmark   July 5, 2006 at 12:47PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Echinacea tennesseensis
Does anyone here know the difference in the endangered...
jim_6b
ID needed - tall, yellow button flowers
These are currently in bloom, wondering what it is?...
SnailLover
Annuals, Biennials, and Short Lived Perennials
I am interested in compiling a list of the above, mainly...
ncrescue
Tips on growing ferns from spores? Have prothallia!
This year I decided I'd try my hand at growing ferns...
candogal
Is it cheating to use varieties that were bread from natives?
For example, instead of native Itea virginica, using...
gribbleton
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™