Conservation Seed

Seed Inventory

With our vast collection area covering most of California, we are able to offer native grasses, forbs, legumes, and wildflowers seeds suitable for each of California’s major floristic provinces. 

Native Grasses

Scientific Name Common Name
Achnatherum occidentalis Western Needlegrass
Agrostis exerata Native Spiked Bentgrass
Agrostis pallens Thingrass
Bromus carinatus California Bromegrass
Bromus maritimus Maritime Brome
Danthonia californica California Oatgrass
Deschampsia caespitosa Tufted Hairgrass
Deschampsia caespitosa var. holciformis California Hairgrass
Deschampsia elongatum Slender Hairgrass
Elymus elymoides Bottlebrush Squirreltail
Elymus glaucus Blue Wild Rye
Elymus multisetus Big Squirreltail
Elymus trachycaulum var. Yolo California Slender Wheatgrass
Festuca californica California Fescue
Festuca idahoensis Idaho Fescue
Festuca occidentalis Western Fescue/Mokelumne Blue
Festuca rubra, Molate Blue Molate Blue Fescue
Festuca rubra, Molate Molate Red Fescue
Hordeum brachyantherum Meadow Barley
Hordeum californicum California Barley & Prostrate form
Hordeum depressum Alkali Barley
Koeleria macrantha Junegrass
Leymus triticoides Creeping Wild Rye, Rio
Melica californica/M. imperfect California/Coast Range Oniongrass
Muhlenbergia microsperma Littleseed Deergrass
Nassella cernua Nodding Needlegrass
Muhlenbergia rigens Deergrass
Nassella cernua Nodding Needlegrass
Nassella lepida Foothill Stipa
Nassella pulchra Purple Needlegrass
Pleuropogon californica Annual Semaphoregrass
Poa secunda Pine Bluegrass
Vulpia microstachys Three Weeks Fescue

Erosion Control Grasses

Scientific Name Common Name
Achnatherum hymenoides Rice Grass
Agropyron cristatum Nordan Crested Wheatgrass
Avena sativa California Red Oats
Bromus carinatus Cucamonga Bromegrass
Bromus hordeaceus ssp. hordeaceus Blando Bromegrass
Bromus inermis Smooth Bromegrass
Buchloe dactyloides Buffalograss
Dactylis glomerata Berber Orchardgrass
Dactylis glomerata Paiute Orchardgrass
Dactylis glomerata Potomac Orchardgrass
Elymus Triticum Regreen
Festuca arundinacea Tall Fescue
Festuca longifolia Hard Fescue
Festuca longifolia spp Durar Durar Hard Fescue
Festuca myuros var. hirsuta Annual Zorro Fescue
Festuca ovina Sheep Fescue
Festuca ovina Azay Sheep Fescue
Festuca ovina Covar Sheep Fescue
Lolium rigidum Wimmera Annual Rye
Phalaris tuberosa Harding Grass
Phleum pratense Timothy Grass
Poa secunda sherman Sherman Bluegrass
Polypogon monspeliensis Rabbitsfoot Grass
Puccinellia distans Alkali Grass
Thinopyrum intermedium Oahe Intermediate Wheatgrass
Thinopyrum intermedium ssp. barbulatum Luna Pubescent Wheatgrass

Native Clovers & Legumes

Scientific Name Common Name
Lotus purshianus Spanish Clover
Lotus scoparius Deerweed
Lupinus spp Lupine (Various species)
Trifolium gracilentum Pinpoint Clover
Trifolium obtusiflorum Creek Clover
Trifolium wildenovii Tomcat Clover

Wildflowers

Scientific Name Common Name
Abronia maritima Sand Verbena
Achillea millefolium Cerise Queen
Achillea millefolium White Yarrow
Achillea millefolium v. lanulosa Native Yarrow
Achyrachaena mollis Blow Wives
Adenostoma fasciculatum Chamise
Allenrolfea occidentalis Iodine Bush
Ambrosia psilostachya Western Ragweed
Amsinkia menziesii Common Fiddleneck
Ammi majus Queen Anne's Lace/Bishops Flower
Anemopsis californica Yerba Mansa
Arctostaphylos nevadensis Pinemat Manzanita
Arctostaphylos patula Green-leaved Manzanita
Arctostaphylos viscida White-leaved Manzanita
Artemisia californica California Sagebrush
Artemisia douglasiana Mugwort
Artemisia pycnocephala Dune Sagebrush
Artemisia tridentata Big Sagebrush
Artemisia tridentata var. vaseyana Desert Sage
Asclepias fasciculatum Western Milkweed
Aster chilensis Common California Aster
Atriplex lentiformis brewerii Quail Bush
Atriplex patula var.hasta Fat Hen
Baccharis douglasii Douglas Baccharis
Baccharis pilularis Chapparal Broom/Coyote-Brush
Baccharis salicifolia Mules-Fat
Bellis perennis White English Daisy
Calendula officinalis Calendula
Cammisonia cheiranthifolia Beach Primrose Carex barbarae
Carex nebraskensis Nebraska Sedge
Carex obnupta Slough Sedge
Carex praegracilis Deer-Bed Sedge
Carex tumulicola Foothill Sedge (aka C. divulsa)
Castilleja exserta (Orthocarpus) Owl's Clover
Ceanothus cordulatus Snowbrush
Ceanothus cuneatus Buckbrush
Ceanothus integerrimus Deerbrush
Ceanothus velutinus Tobacco Brush
Centaurea cyanus Cornflower/Bachelor's Button
Cercis occidentalis Western Redbud
Cercocarpus ledifolius Desert Mountain Mahogany
Cheiranthus allionii Wallflower
Chrysanthemum leucanthemum Ox-eye Daisy
Chrysanthemum maximum Shasta Daisy
Chrysothamnus nauseosus Rabbitbrush
Cistus creticus Rock Rose
Clarkia amoena Farewell-to-Spring
Clarkia bottae Showy Clarkia
Clarkia elegans Mountain Garland
Clarkia purpurea Purple Clarkia
Collinsia heterophylla Chinese Houses
Coreopsis lanceolata Lance-leaf Coreopsis
Coreopsis tinctoria Plains Coreopsis (Tickseed)
Cressa truxillensis Alkali Weed
Cyperus eragrastis Tall Cyperus
Dimorphotheca sinuata (aurauntiaca) African Daisy
Downingia pulchella Dwarf Downingia
Echinacea purpurea Purple Prairie Coneflower
Eleocharis macrostachya Spikerush
Epilobium ciliatum Fireweed (Willowherb)
Eremocarpus setigerus Turkey Mullein
Ericameria ericoides Goldenbush
Eriodictyon californicum California Yerba Santa
Eriogonum arborescens Island Buckwheat
Eriogonum fasciculatum California Buckwheat
Eriogonum latifolia Coast Buckwheat
Eriogonum nudum Naked Buckwheat
Eriogonum parvifolium Sea Cliff Buckwheat
Eriogonum umbellatum Sulphur Buckwheat
Eriophyllum confertiflorum Golden Yarrow
Eriophyllum lanatum Wooly Yarrow
Eriophyllum staechadifolium Coast Gold Yarrow
Eryngium vaseyi Button-Celery
Eschscholzia caespitosa Dwarf California Poppy
Eschscholzia californica California Poppy
Eschscholzia cal. var. maritima Coastal Poppy
Eschscholzia californica, Red Red Calif. Poppy
Euthamia occidentalis Western Goldenrod
Frankenia salina Alkali Heath
Gaillardia aristata/pulchella Blanketflower/Indian
Gazania splendens Burgandy Dwarf Gazania
Gazania splendens Gazania Mixed Colors
Gilia capitata Globe Gilia
Gilia tricolor Bird's Eyes
Gnapthalium canescens Green Everlasting
Grindelia camphorum Valley Gumweed
Grindelia stricta Hairy Gumplant
Grindelia strictus var. platyphylla Pacific Gumplant
Gypsophila muralis Baby's Breath
Heliotropium curassavicum Chinese Pusley
Hemizonia pungens Tarweed (Common Spikeweed)
Heteromeles arbutifolia Toyon Christmas Berry
Heterotheca grandiflora Telegraph Weed
Iberis umbellatum Globe Candytuft
Iris douglasiana Douglas Iris
Iva hayesiana Poverty Weed
Juncus balticus Wire Rush
Juncus bufonius Toad Rush
Juncus effusus Pacific Rush
Juncus occidentalis Round-fruited Toad Rush
Juncus patens Spreading Rush
Juncus xiphoides Ivy-leaved Rush
Lasthenia californica Dwarf Goldfields
Lasthenia ferrisiae Ferris Goldfields
Lasthenia glabrata Goldfields
Layia glandulosa Valley Tidy Tips
Layia platyglossa