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Sticky Cinquefoil - Potentilla glandulosa Yellow flower Blooms late spring Height: Widely varied... 4-30” Full sun to partial shade. Requires moderate.

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1 Sticky Cinquefoil - Potentilla glandulosa Yellow flower Blooms late spring Height: Widely varied ” Full sun to partial shade. Requires moderate water in partial shade and regular watering in full sun Coastal Miterwort - Mitella ovalis 12-16” plant Found in moist woods, stream margins, wet banks Small, greenish flower Blooms March-July Likes shade Try it in your shady rain garden Photo by: Walter Siegmund Wikipedia user: Wsiegmund

2 Vanilla Leaf - Achlys triphylla Height: 8-12” Long white stamens that form single erect spikes Blooms May through June Sun/Shade: Partial to Full Shade Habitat: Moist, deep woods to open parks and forest edges; common along streams Dried plants are strongly aromatic and smell of vanilla Photo by: Walter Siegmund Wikipedia user: Wsiegmund Chocolate lily - Fritillaria affinis Flowers brown mottled with yellow Blooms Feb-June 12-36” perennial – grows from bulb Grows among shrubs and trees and in cool and moist meadows Soil types: Forest and meadow Likes partial shade Photo by: Franco Folini Wikipedia user: Folini

3 Shooting Star - Dodecatheon hendersonii Flower is magenta to deep lavender to white Blooms in late Spring/Early Summer Life Cycle: Perennial Habitat: Open woodlands Soil types: Forest and meadow Sun/Shade: Sun to partial shade Photo by: Eric in SF Wikipedia user: Eric in SF Fine-leaved desert parsley - Lomatium utriculatum One of the longest-blooming natives Flower: Small, bright yellow Blooms: Early Spring - Mid Summer Height: 18” Life Cycle: Deciduous perennial Habitat: Meadows, woodlands, open and often rocky places Soil types: From loam to clay Sun/Shade: Full sun

4 CREEPING OREGON GRAPE – Mahonia repens Perennial evergreen Small, fragrant, yellow flowers Blooms late spring, early summer Small purple fruit Attracts birds Good groundcover, 6”-12” high Prefers part shade Likes rich soil from dry to moist Valuable wildlife plant Photo: Michael G. Alder Wildflower.org HARVEST LILY, CROWN BRODIAEA – Brodiaea coronaria Herbaceous perennial Purple flower Grows in low to mid-level hillsides and grasslands Blooms: Early Summer Height: inches Soil: clay, gravely alkaline Photo by: Walter Siegmund Wikipedia user: Wsiegmund

5 Dwarf blueberry - Vaccinium caespitosum 4-10” Deciduous perennial shrub Tiny urn-shaped light pink flowers Blooms: Early spring Prefers partial to full sun in cool, moist area Good ornamental providing sweet berries for birds and mammals Dave Powell, USDA Forest Service, Bugwood.org

6 Photo by: Stan Krebs In Wikipedia PEAFRUIT ROSE – Rosa pisocarpa Pink-petaled rose Likes moist habitat Grows to 7’ tall Large (1/2”), clustered decorative hips Reddish hips provide colorful contrast to yellow leaves in the fall. Photo by: Doug Waylett In Wikipedia WOOD’S ROSE – Rosa woodsii Flowers May-July Fragrant flowers Prefer moist habitat Grows to 9’ tall Can form thickets

7 GOLDEN EYED GRASS – Sisyrinchium californica A perennial grass Grows 1’-3’ Likes sun and moist soil – can grow in a marsh Reseeds readily Yellow blooms May-June Photo by: Stan Shebs In Wikipedia CANADIAN GOLDENROD – Solidago canadensis Herbaceous perennial Forms erect colonies of plants up to 3’-6’ in height Golden burst of color late in summer Not shade tolerant Likes neither very wet nor very dry soils Photo by: Jeevan Jose, Kerala, India In Wikipedia

8 RED HUCKLEBERRY - Vaccinium parvifolium Deciduous shrub Grows to 12’ Likes edges and gaps of forest Needs acidic soil – ground enriched with decaying wood Birds love the berries Pink blossoms and red berries Good to eat - try ‘em in cookies! Photo: Walter Siegmund In Wikipedia SUBALPINE SPIREA – Spiraea densiflora Lovely dense pink flowers Medium size shrub – 1-3’ high and 1-3’ wide Full to partial sun Prefers moist, well-drained soil Blooms all summer Dave Powell, USDA Forest Service, Bugwood.org This photo is in the public domain

9 OVAL LEAFED VIBURNUM – Viburnum ellipticum Perennial shrub Many small, white flowers in late spring early summer Will grow to 12’ Can be pruned Likes dry, sunny spot Tolerates some shade and moist soil Colorful red berries in fall along with striking red leaves PRAIRIE VIOLET – Viola adunca Pansy-like bluish-violet flowers 1”-3” in height Blooms Apr-Aug Larval host and nectar source for some butterflies and moths Edible – high in vitamin C and more vitamin A than spinach! Likes shade Will tolerate moist or dry soil Photo: Walter Siegmund In Wikipedia Photo: Thegreenj In Wikipedia

10 Deciduous Leaves are heart- shaped with rounded, hairy lobes. Plants grow in basal clumps. This herbaceous perennial grows 16” – 40” tall © Starflower Foundation 2006 White to pinkish cup-shaped flowers are fringed with 5-10 fine, frilly petals. Fringecup Tellima grandifolia FRINGECUP – Tellima grandifolia Photo by Heidi Bohan Ground Cover Forbs/ Grass Tree Shrub Prairie Meadow Wetland Riperian Forest Deciduous This herbaceous perennial grows 4”-8” tall from tiny tubers. Four to eight pointed, egg- shaped leaves are arranged in whorls on slender stems. Leaves persist well into winter. Star-shaped, pink to white flowers with 5-9 petals on long slender stalks. Seed capsules are tiny and split into 5 parts when dry. © Starflower Foundation 2006 Western Starflower Trientalis latifolia Prairie Meadow Wetland Riperian Forest Ground Cover Forbs/ Grass Tree Shrub WESTERN STARFLOWER – Trientalis latifolia Photo by Heidi Bohan

11 Evergreen Ground Cover Forbs/ Grass Tree Shrub Prairie Meadow Wetland Riperian Forest WOOD SORREL – Oxalis oregana Wood Sorrel Oxalis oregana This evergreen perennial groundcover forms colonies 6”-12” tall Flowers can be white to pale pink and may have reddish veins. The leaves consist of three heart- shaped leaflets that fold back under stress such as heat or rain. © Starflower Foundation 2006 Evergreen Photo by Heidi Bohan This evergreen fern grows in clumps reaching 5’ tall and 6’ wide. New fronds unfold among older leaves. ThumbThumb Photo by Heidi Bohan Leaflets have a thumb where they attach to the stem. Round sori are ar- ranged in two lines on the back of the leaflets, turning brown in fall Sword Fern Polystichum munitum © Starflower Foundation 2006 Ground Cover Forbs/ Grass Tree Shrub Prairie Meadow Wetland Riperian Forest SWORD FERN – Polystichum munitum

12 Deciduous Photo by Heidi Bohan This herbaceous perennial grows up to 16” tall and occurs singly from a fleshy rhizome. Triangular, smooth leaves are arranged in whorls of three (sometimes five) and grow to 7” long. Three-sided seed capsule sits above three sepals, and opens into numerous seeds. Three-petaled flowers change from white to purple as they age. © Starflower Foundation 2006 Prairie Meadow Wetland Riperian Forest Ground Cover Forbs/ Grass Tree Shrub Western Trillium Trillium ovatum WESTERN TRILLIUM– Trillium ovatum Photo by Heidi Bohan

13 Photo by: Wikipedia user: Syp COASTAL SILK TASSEL – Garrya elliptica Evergreen shrub 7’-16’ in height Tough leathery leaves Showy gray-green catkins (tassles) Deer resistant Plant in protected area Prefers well-drained soil


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