San Francisco's

Native Wildflowers

 

For plant related activities and events check out the San Francisco / Yerba Buena Chapter of the California Native Plant Society

 

HANC Recycling Center Garden

 

Douglas Iris

Iris douglasiana

 

Checkerbloom

Sidalcea malviflora

 

 

White flower:

Franciscan Wallflower

Erysimum franciscanum

&

Purple flower:

Blue-eyed grass

Sisyrinchium bellum

 

Bush Monkeyflower

Mimulus aurantiacus

 

White Flower:

Yarrow

Achillea millefolium

&

Purple Flower:

California Phacelia

Phacelia californica

 

 

Purple flower:

California phacelia

Phacelia californica

&

Red flower:

Bee Plant

Scrophularia californica

 

Coast Aster

Aster chilensis

 

Inspiration Point, in the Presidio

 

California Buttercup

Ranunculus californicus

 

Douglas Iris

Iris douglasiana

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Blue-eyed grass

Sisyrinchium bellum

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Checkerbloom

Sidalcea malviflora

 

Coast Blue Blossom

Ceanothus thyrsiflorus

 

Crissy Field - coastal area of SF at the north end of the Presidio

 

Seaside Daisy

Erigeron glaucus

 

 

Yellow Sand Verbena

Abronia latifolia

Pink Sand Verbena

Abronia umbellata

 

Beach Strawberry

Fragaria chiloensis

 

Yellow Bush Lupine

Lupinus arboreus

 

Seaside Paintbrush

Castilleja wightii

 

Coast Clover

Trifolium wormskioldii

 

Lobos Creek Dunes - restored area at the west end of the Presidio

 

         Dune Gilia       

      Gilia capitata    

 

 

 

 Seaside Daisy

Erigeron glaucus

      

 

 

               Chamisso's                    Lupine                   

Lupinus chamissonis

 

 

 

Bush Monkeyflower

Mimulus aurantiacus

      

 

 

                    Yellow Bush                          Lupine                   

    Lupinus arboreus

 

Beach Strawberry

Fragaria chiloensis

 

Yarrow

  Achillea         millefolium      

 

Photos taken by Andrea Jesse , March - May, 2005. (Lobos Creek Dunes photos taken June 4, 2006).

No duplication without consent.

These are but a sample of the many native wildflowers that can be found in San Francisco.