Bay-Friendly Plant Lists
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- Top Bay-Friendly Plants (PDF)
- Top Bay-Friendly Plants (Excel)
- Invasives Alternatives Plant List (PDF)
- Invasives Alternatives Plant List (Excel)
- Lawn Alternatives Plant List (PDF)
- Lawn Alternatives Plant List (Excel)
- Bay-Friendly Plant Communities (PDF)
- Bay-Friendly Plant Communities (Excel)
- Butterflies Plant List (PDF)
- Butterflies Plant List (Excel)
- Hedges Plant List (PDF)
- Hedges Plant List (Excel)
- Swales Plant List (PDF)
- Swales Plant List (Excel)
These Bay-Friendly plant lists can be downloaded in PDF or Excel format.
- Top Plants for the Bay Area: Find California natives and other plants suited to the Bay Area’s Mediterranean climate.
- Alternatives to Bay Area Invasive Plants: Consider these alternatives to plants designated by the California Invasive Plant Council (Cal-IPC) as problem plants in the Bay Area.
- Lawn Alternatives & Groundcovers: Instead of conventional, water-thirsty turf grass, try planting these beautiful, Bay-Friendly alternatives.
- Plants for Bay Area Plant Communities: Discover plant species found in the most common Bay Area plant communities: Redwood Forest, Valley and Foothill Woodland, Coastal Prairie, Northern Coastal Scrub and Valley Grassland.
- Plants that Attract Butterflies: Butterflies are often very selective in their choice of host plants that provide food for the caterpillars. Consider planting plants that provide nectar for butterflies and food for and larvae.
- Plants for Natural Hedges that Don’t Need Shearing: Shearing is labor intensive and creates a lot of plant waste. Consider these plants for more natural hedges.
- Plants for Vegetated Swales: Consider these plants for bioswales designed to slow or prevent the flow of stormwater off a site