Kim Eierman

Kim Eierman

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Notes on Using Plant Lists
  • Use plants appropriate to your landscape conditions, emphasizing plants that are native to your region.
  • Species may vary based on region.
  • Remember that plant diversity is crucial – not all pollinators use every plant.
  • Reference these lists in combination with other recommended resources to select the best possible pollinator plants for your Pollinator Victory Garden.
Native Perennials & Biennials

Abronia spp. (desert sand verbena)
Achillea millefolium (common yarrow)
Allium spp. (onions)
Asclepias spp. (milkweeds)
Delphinium spp. (larkspurs)
Epilobium spp. (willowherbs)
Eriogonum spp. (buckwheat)
Eriophyllum spp. (woolly sunflowers)
Eschscholzia spp (poppies)
Grindella spp. (gumweeds)
Helenium spp. (sneezeweeds)
Helianthus spp. (sunflowers)
Heterotheca spp. (false goldenaster)
Lillium spp. (lilies)
Lupinus spp. (lupines)
Monardella spp. (monardellas)
Penstemon spp. (beardtongues)
Phacelia spp. (phacelia, scorpionweed)
Salvia spp. (sages)
Scrophularia californica (bee plant)
Solidago spp. (goldenrods)
Symphyotrichum spp. (asters)
Verbena spp. (vervains)

Native Trees, Shrubs, and Vines

Acer macrophyllum (big-leaf maple)
Arctostaphylos spp. (manzanitas)
Baccharis spp. (coyotebrush, mulefat)
Ceanothus spp. (ceaonothus)
Cercis occidentalis (western redbud)
Chrysothamnus spp. (rabbitbrush)
Eriogonum spp. (buckwheat)
Frangula californica (California buckthorn)
Fremontodendron californicum (flannel bush)
Lupinus albifrons (silver bush lupine)
Mahonia spp. (barberries, Oregon grape)
Prunus spp. (cherries, plums, almonds)
Rhus spp. (sumacs)
Ribes spp (currants, gooseberries)
Rosa spp. (roses)
Rubus spp. (thimbleberry, salmonberry, blackberry)
Salix spp. (willows)
Spiraea spp. (spiraeas)
Symphoricarpos spp. (snowberries)
Trichostema lanatum (woolly bluecurls)
Vaccinum spp. (huckleberries, blueberries)

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