1556 thumb California Academy of Sciences Living Roof Flora

A guide to the plant species that inhabit the Osher Living Roof of Cal Academy in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, California.

240px eschscholzia californica (2)
California Poppy 1
Eschscholzia californica
186714895 5e11c6b897 m
Beach strawberry 2
Fragaria chiloensis
3740837968 b14bf05f1c m
common selfheal 3
Prunella vulgaris
3683708823 c73406c4c4 m
common yarrow 4
Achillea millefolium
4784371439 c973b2f5eb m
silver burr ragweed 5
Ambrosia chamissonis
409626965 405b0bb3f8 m
Common Deerweed 6
Acmispon glaber
515996366 183d58a20a m
pearly everlasting 7
Anaphalis margaritacea
Small
california sweet grass 8
Anthoxanthum occidentale
3816497902 d920c8b7d7 m
Pinemat Manzanita 9
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
2543114704 1847220c9a m
Western Columbine 10
Aquilegia formosa
34255 orig
Little Sur manzanita 11
Arctostaphylos edmundsii
240px artemisia californica01
California sagebrush 12
Artemisia californica
Small
California thrift 13
Armeria maritima californica
642157970 27e7bebae4 m
California Mugwort 14
Artemisia douglasiana
Small
beach wormwood 13
Artemisia pycnocephala
Small
Western wild ginger 15
Asarum caudatum
6590989795 7774992417 m
Nuttall's Milkvetch 16
Astragalus nuttallii
6729524631 ceeda3959f m
Coyote Brush 17
Baccharis pilularis
240px carex pansa
sanddune sedge 18
Carex pansa
Small
field sedge 19
Carex praegracilis
6890086361 ed9277f214 m
maritime ceanothus 20
Ceanothus maritimus
13812916795 001131eb68 m
Ceanothus thyrsiflorus var. griseus 21
Ceanothus thyrsiflorus griseus
271373355 132053341d m
California Aster 6
Corethrogyne filaginifolia
3586700028 6db7459cb9 m
Coast Dudleya 22
Dudleya caespitosa
Small
Canyon Live-forever 13
Dudleya cymosa
3574173330 db94312e52 m
bluff lettuce 23
Dudleya farinosa
4631819303 c23036ca48 m
lanceleaf liveforever 23
Dudleya lanceolata
5294298049 fd90a9a97b m
Chalk Dudleya 24
Dudleya pulverulenta
240px epilobium canum angustifolius0
Epilobium canum ssp. canum 25
Epilobium canum canum
3564761527 e7ef92575f m
Rough Horsetail 26
Equisetum hyemale
Small
Seaside Daisy 27
Erigeron glaucus
3658385483 b8969d5cb8 m
Eriogonum grande var. rubescens 28
Eriogonum grande rubescens
208811230 228c3d6249 m
seaside buckwheat 29
Eriogonum latifolium
2633224070 0dc8b49858 m
Seacliff Wild Buckwheat 6
Eriogonum parvifolium
5644580111 70896f8a38 m
Sulphur flower 16
Eriogonum umbellatum
2564167077 955be9c803 m
Seaside Woolly Sunflower 30
Eriophyllum staechadifolium
Small
California fescue 31
Festuca californica
Small
hairy gumweed 32
Grindelia hirsutula
210664978 bfeee35368 m
Oregon gumplant 29
Grindelia stricta
240px heuchera maxima 4
island alumroot 33
Heuchera maxima
2655704929 f64244b950 m
Crevice Alumroot 34
Heuchera micrantha
108398709 241be8ba8b m
Douglas iris 35
Iris douglasiana
3926959089 7b3bdd9ea9 m
Baltic rush 36
Juncus balticus
5606508972 db0650ffe2 m
spreading rush 16
Juncus patens
16281822922 cd23280cf7 m
irisleaf rush 37
Juncus xiphioides
3501829299 1b9a1e7795 m
California Goldfields 23
Lasthenia californica
Small
Tidy Tips 38
Layia platyglossa
6224651607 692c7603b7 m
American dune grass 39
Leymus mollis
3554713082 f3ddabb5f9 m
Pink Honeysuckle 23
Lonicera hispidula
2440251688 2b9df66d08 m
Miniature Lupine 40
Lupinus bicolor
2446507527 e020378649 m
Sky Lupine 23
Lupinus nanus
5743148674 6175c97d86 m
Varied Lupine 41
Lupinus variicolor
2458873518 5a87aa7738 m
Orange Bush Monkeyflower 42
Mimulus aurantiacus
3700394769 148a46af93 m
Scarlet Monkeyflower 10
Mimulus cardinalis
372838996 13c785d8ce m
Seep Monkeyflower 7
Mimulus guttatus
2596048796 3fe94aee5e m
coyote mint 23
Monardella villosa
3342327153 194509e83a m
California Wax Myrtle 41
Morella californica
3353003498 6c8e8175be m
deergrass 43
Muhlenbergia rigens
3196503910 30b4301f4c m
baby-blue-eyes 44
Nemophila menziesii
501918656 1d36dfa790 m
bunchleaf penstemon 44
Penstemon heterophyllus
144925626 41b83dd49e m
California phacelia 35
Phacelia californica
3403475844 5c87eea42f m
dotseed plantain 23
Plantago erecta
4836221403 315bf9a902 m
Western Swordfern 17
Polystichum munitum
4598314873 df75d755ee m
Prunella vulgaris ssp. lanceolata 45
Prunella vulgaris lanceolata
9138564666 b243e35f02 m
Pteridium aquilinum var. pubescens 46
Pteridium aquilinum pubescens
8523977632 bc015a5fa8 m
California buttercup 47
Ranunculus californicus
983970956 082d109baf m
fuchsiaflower gooseberry 48
Ribes speciosum
3634883920 9bb70e8c46 m
California wild rose 42
Rosa californica
3563822238 1fef59b570 m
California blackberry 49
Rubus ursinus
661448345 edc7ae50db m
Black Sage 6
Salvia mellifera
8556612143 b07fb093b8 m
Sonoma sage 50
Salvia sonomensis
4511654112 4370a9fe47 m
hummingbird sage 51
Salvia spathacea
Small
California figwort 52
Scrophularia californica
3601580418 a3559c8a43 m
Colorado Stonecrop 53
Sedum spathulifolium
2456326681 ab73af5818 m
Sidalcea malvaeflora 30
Sidalcea malviflora
Small
Western Blue-eyed Grass 32
Sisyrinchium bellum
3651390902 9c741cd19f m
golden blue-eyed grass 30
Sisyrinchium californicum
2840628351 a0d7c4b9ea m
Solidago velutina ssp. californica 23
Solidago velutina californica
3522801866 46c289149d m
California Hedge Nettle 30
Stachys bullata
2455036295 24efa9689c m
Stipa pulchra 54
Nassella pulchra
2391338747 4aabceed01 m
Giant Chain Fern 55
Woodwardia fimbriata
4609283042 daecd0c80d m
cow parsnip 56
Heracleum maximum
3044370136 fa333fb6ca m
Henderson's angelica 41
Angelica hendersonii
3536921210 5887c6b84f m
California pitcher sage 23
Lepechinia calycina
543605173 d587b9195e m
Coulter's matilija poppy 57
Romneya coulteri
5066344886 ccaf441261 m
Utah serviceberry 36
Amelanchier utahensis
2546586779 b8b5ac4c58 m
yerba mansa 10
Anemopsis californica
2741516379 e67f7ed277 m
Horseweed 58
Erigeron canadensis
3595577448 37ce594ab6 m
elegant clarkia 23
Clarkia unguiculata
6023495395 cbaebd1759 m
Chinese houses 59
Collinsia concolor
2572927214 64160f9607 m
Hooker's evening primrose 10
Oenothera elata hookeri
Small
alpine fescue 60
Festuca brachyphylla breviculmis
2478738468 5b9f7b477e m
red fescue 61
Festuca rubra
2455036295 24efa9689c m
purple needlegrass 54
Nassella pulchra
161780938 bf654f2ff6 m
farewell-to-spring 62
Clarkia amoena
2690409570 60bbce3d6f m
California Dutchman's Pipe 10
Aristolochia californica
3696648914 574c37f9e1 m
showy milkweed 10
Asclepias speciosa
Small
Winecup Clarkia 13
Clarkia purpurea
2841470334 b0253eb8c9 m
common madia 23
Madia elegans
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two-fork clover 63
Trifolium amoenum

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