Spreading perennial from rhizome. 8"-2' high. Flowers: 1-3" violet to pink to white. 15-30 rays per flower.
Where Found Lowlands, meadows, clearings. Sandier, moist soils. Often near ocean, bays or sound.
Notes Attractive and relatively hardy. A welcome addition to most naturescapes.
Grass-like perennial with thin columnar shoots to 1 m.
Where Found Moist to wet fields, drainages, pastures.
Notes Common wetland species. Good for downspout runoff areas, swales, low sites.
Perennial, branched rhizome. Distinct palmate leaf, 10-15 leaflets. Purple flowers in linear, vertical clusters.
Where Found Low to mid-elevations. Open habitat: meadows, disturbed sites (road cuts), shorelines. Moist to average soil.
Notes Fixes nitrogen. Often sold as potted plant or as seed. Goes well with California Poppy.
Oregon Stone Crop
Perennial "sedum." Succulent, rhizomal, spreading. Small yellow to pink flowers.
Where Found Well drained sandy, rocky locations. Often at edge of forest.
Notes Low succulent. Good for borders near walks, etc., rock gardens, well drained soils.