Invite these beautiful pollinators into your yard with food sources and host plants. Plant data from Calscape

Common Name Scientific Name Sun Height Type Humboldt Native
Big Leaf Maple
Big Leaf Maple
Acer macrophyllum
Tall
30 - 115 ft
California Buckeye
California Buckeye
Aesculus californica
Tall
13 - 39 ft
Red Alder
Red Alder
Alnus rubra
Tall
50 - 98 ft
Oregon Ash
Oregon Ash
Fraxinus latifolia
Tall
35 - 82 ft
Tanoak
Tanoak
Notholithocarpus densiflorus
Tall
49 - 131 ft
Sitka Spruce
Sitka Spruce
Picea sitchensis
Tall
40 - 230 ft
Choke Cherry
Choke Cherry
Prunus virginiana
Tall
15 - 25 ft
Douglas Fir
Douglas Fir
Pseudotsuga menziesii
Tall
40 - 246 ft
Garry's Oak
Garry's Oak
Quercus garryana
Tall
20 - 90 ft
Common Yarrow
Common Yarrow
Achillea millefolium
Low
1 - 3 ft
P
Coast Onion
Coast Onion
Allium dichlamydeum
Low
~ 1 ft
P
Pearly Everlasting
Pearly Everlasting
Anaphalis margaritacea
Moderate
3 - 4 ft
P
Coast Angelica
Coast Angelica
Angelica hendersonii
Tall
3 - 7 ft
P
Sea-watch
Sea-watch
Angelica lucida
Moderate
~ 5 ft
P
Western Columbine
Western Columbine
Aquilegia formosa
Low
2 - 3 ft
P
Elk's Clover
Elk's Clover
Aralia californica
Tall
7 - 10 ft
P
Sea Thrift
Sea Thrift
Armeria maritima
Low
~ 1 ft
P
Douglas' Sagewort
Douglas' Sagewort
Artemisia douglasiana
Tall
~ 8 ft
P
Narrow Leaf Milkweed
Narrow Leaf Milkweed
Asclepias fascicularis
Low
2 - 3 ft
P
Showy Milkweed
Showy Milkweed
Asclepias speciosa
Moderate
4 - 6 ft
P
White Globe Lily
White Globe Lily
Calochortus albus
Low
1 - 3 ft
P
Beach evening-primrose
Beach evening-primrose
Camissoniopsis cheiranthifolia
Low
~ 1 ft
P
Soap Plant
Soap Plant
Chlorogalum pomeridianum
Low
~ 3 ft
P
Cobweb Thistle
Cobweb Thistle
Cirsium occidentale
Tall
2 - 10 ft
P
Indian Lettuce
Indian Lettuce
Claytonia sibirica
Low
~ 2 ft
P
Yerba Buena
Yerba Buena
Clinopodium douglasii
Low
< 1 ft
P
California Aster
California Aster
Corethrogyne filaginifolia
Low
1 - 3 ft
P
Western Houndstongue
Western Houndstongue
Cynoglossum grande
Low
1 - 3 ft
P
Bleeding Heart
Bleeding Heart
Dicentra formosa
Low
1 - 2 ft
P
Firecracker Brodiaea
Firecracker Brodiaea
Dichelostemma ida-maia
Low
~ 2 ft
P
Sticky Cinquefoil
Sticky Cinquefoil
Drymocallis glandulosa
Low
~ 2 ft
P
Seaside Daisy
Seaside Daisy
Erigeron glaucus
Low
< 1 ft
P
Arrowleaf Buckwheat
Arrowleaf Buckwheat
Eriogonum compositum
Low
~ 2 ft
P
Tall Buckwheat
Tall Buckwheat
Eriogonum elatum
Moderate
2 - 5 ft
P
Red-flowered Buckwheat
Red-flowered Buckwheat
Eriogonum grande rubescens
Low
1 - 2 ft
P
Coast Buckwheat
Coast Buckwheat
Eriogonum latifolium
Low
~ 2 ft
P
Sulphur Buckwheat
Sulphur Buckwheat
Eriogonum umbellatum
Tall
< 7 ft
P
Common Woolly Sunflower
Common Woolly Sunflower
Eriophyllum lanatum
Low
1 - 3 ft
P
Scarlet Monkeyflower
Scarlet Monkeyflower
Erythranthe cardinalis
Low
2 - 3 ft
P
Seep Monkeyflower
Seep Monkeyflower
Erythranthe guttata
Moderate
2 - 5 ft
P
Beach Strawberry
Beach Strawberry
Fragaria chiloensis
Low
< 1 ft
P
Woodland Strawberry
Woodland Strawberry
Fragaria vesca
Low
< 1 ft
P
Oregon Geranium
Oregon Geranium
Geranium oreganum
Low
1 - 3 ft
P
Large Leaved Avens
Large Leaved Avens
Geum macrophyllum
Low
1 - 2 ft
P
Oregon Gumweed
Oregon Gumweed
Grindelia stricta
Moderate
3 - 5 ft
P
grindelia stricta
grindelia stricta
Grindelia stricta v. platyphylla
Low
1 - 2 ft
P
Bigelow's Sneezeweed
Bigelow's Sneezeweed
Helenium bigelovii
Moderate
~ 4 ft
P
Crevice Alumroot
Crevice Alumroot
Heuchera micrantha
Low
1 - 3 ft
P
Seaside Bird's Foot Trefoil
Low
< 2 ft
P
Douglas Iris
Douglas Iris
Iris douglasiana
Low
1 - 3 ft
P
Central Coast Iris
Central Coast Iris
Iris longipetala
Low
~ 2 ft
P
Ground Iris
Ground Iris
Iris macrosiphon
Low
1 - 2 ft
P
Western Blue Flag
Western Blue Flag
Iris missouriensis
Low
1 - 2 ft
P
Toughleaf Iris
Toughleaf Iris
Iris tenax
Low
1 - 2 ft
P
Longtube Iris
Longtube Iris
Iris tenuissima
Low
~ 1 ft
P
Common Rush
Common Rush
Juncus patens
Low
1 - 3 ft
P
Columbia Lily
Columbia Lily
Lilium columbianum
Moderate
2 - 4 ft
P
Humboldt's Lily
Humboldt's Lily
Lilium humboldtii
Tall
6 - 8 ft
P
Kelley's Lily
Kelley's Lily
Lilium kelleyanum
Tall
4 - 7 ft
P
Kellogg's Lily
Kellogg's Lily
Lilium kelloggii
Tall
4 - 7 ft
P
Shasta Lily
Shasta Lily
Lilium pardalinum ssp. shastense
Low
~ 1 ft
P
Vollmer's Lily
Vollmer's Lily
Lilium pardalinum ssp. vollmeri
Low
~ 1 ft
P
Lemon Lily
Lemon Lily
Lilium parryi
Tall
4 - 8 ft
P
Prairie Flax
Prairie Flax
Linum lewisii
Low
2 - 3 ft
P
Meadow Lupine
Meadow Lupine
Lupinus polyphyllus
Moderate
1 - 5 ft
P
Riverbank Lupine
Riverbank Lupine
Lupinus rivularis
Moderate
1 - 5 ft
P
False Lily Of The Valley
False Lily Of The Valley
Maianthemum dilatatum
Low
~ 1 ft
P
Coastal Monkeyflower
Coastal Monkeyflower
Mimulus dentatus
Low
1 - 2 ft
P
Musk Monkeyflower
Musk Monkeyflower
Mimulus moschatus
Low
< 1 ft
P
Mountain Coyote Mint
Mountain Coyote Mint
Monardella odoratissima
Low
~ 1 ft
P
Coyote Mint
Coyote Mint
Monardella villosa
Low
~ 2 ft
P
Sorrel
Sorrel
Oxalis oregana
Low
< 1 ft
P
Siskiyou Beardtongue
Siskiyou Beardtongue
Penstemon anguineus
Low
1 - 3 ft
P
Scabland Penstemon
Scabland Penstemon
Penstemon deustus
Low
~ 1 ft
P
Low Beardtongue
Low Beardtongue
Penstemon humuilis
Low
~ 1 ft
P
Roezl's Penstemon
Roezl's Penstemon
Penstemon roezlii
Low
1 - 2 ft
P
Kellogg's Yampah
Kellogg's Yampah
Perideridia kelloggii
Moderate
~ 5 ft
P
Arctic Sweet Coltsfoot
Arctic Sweet Coltsfoot
Petasites frigidus
Low
< 2 ft
P
Varileaf Phacelia
Varileaf Phacelia
Phacelia heterophylla
Moderate
~ 4 ft
P
Tall Coastal Plantain
Tall Coastal Plantain
Plantago subnuda
Low
~ 2 ft
P
Beach Knotweed
Beach Knotweed
Polygonum paronychia
Low
< 3 ft
P
Pacific Silverweed
Pacific Silverweed
Potentilla anserina ssp. pacifica
Low
~ 1 ft
P
Mosquito Bills
Mosquito Bills
Primula hendersonii
Low
~ 1 ft
P
California Bee Plant
California Bee Plant
Scrophularia californica
Moderate
2 - 4 ft
P
Maple Leaved Checkerbloom
Maple Leaved Checkerbloom
Sidalcea malachroides
Moderate
1 - 5 ft
P
Checker Bloom
Checker Bloom
Sidalcea malviflora
Low
< 2 ft
P
Meadow Goldenrod
Meadow Goldenrod
Solidago elongata
Moderate
1 - 5 ft
P
Coast Goldenrod
Coast Goldenrod
Solidago spathulata
Low
< 2 ft
P
Desert Globemallow
Desert Globemallow
Sphaeralcea ambigua
Moderate
3 - 5 ft
P
Apricot Mallow
Apricot Mallow
Sphaeralcea ambigua var. rugosa
Low
2 - 3 ft
P
Ajuga Hedge Nettle
Ajuga Hedge Nettle
Stachys ajugoides
Low
< 1 ft
P
Rough Hedgenettle
Rough Hedgenettle
Stachys rigida
Low
2 - 3 ft
P
California Aster
California Aster
Symphyotrichum chilense
Low
1 - 3 ft
P
Leafy Aster
Leafy Aster
Symphyotrichum foliaceum
Low
~ 2 ft
P
Foothill Meadow Rue
Foothill Meadow Rue
Thalictrum fendleri
Moderate
3 - 6 ft
P
Giant Vetch
Giant Vetch
Vicia gigantea
Tall
3 - 7 ft
P
Dog violet
Dog violet
Viola adunca
Low
~ 1 ft
P
Evergreen Violet
Evergreen Violet
Viola sempervirens
Low
~ 1 ft
P
Narrow Leaf Mule Ears
Narrow Leaf Mule Ears
Wyethia angustifolia
Low
~ 3 ft
P
Menzies' Fiddleneck
Menzies' Fiddleneck
Amsinckia menziesii
Moderate
1 - 4 ft
A
Farewell to Spring
Farewell to Spring
Clarkia amoena
Low
2 - 3 ft
A
Punch Bowl Godetia
Punch Bowl Godetia
Clarkia bottae
Low
~ 3 ft
A
Red Ribbons
Red Ribbons
Clarkia concinna
Low
~ 1 ft
A
Purple Clarkia
Purple Clarkia
Clarkia purpurea
Low
~ 3 ft
A
Diamond Clarkia
Diamond Clarkia
Clarkia rhomboidea
Low
~ 3 ft
A
Miner's Lettuce
Miner's Lettuce
Claytonia perfoliata
Low
~ 1 ft
A
Chinese Houses
Chinese Houses
Collinsia heterophylla
Low
< 2 ft
A
California Poppy
California Poppy
Eschscholzia californica
Low
< 2 ft
A
Blue Field Gilia
Blue Field Gilia
Gilia capitata
Low
< 3 ft
A
Tricolor Gilia
Tricolor Gilia
Gilia tricolor
Low
< 1 ft
A
California Goldfields
California Goldfields
Lasthenia californica
Low
~ 1 ft
A
Common Tidy Tips
Common Tidy Tips
Layia platyglossa
Low
1 - 2 ft
A
Sky Lupine
Sky Lupine
Lupinus nanus
Low
< 2 ft
A
Spring Madia
Spring Madia
Madia elegans
Low
~ 1 ft
A
Five-Spot
Five-Spot
Nemophila maculata
Low
~ 1 ft
A
Baby Blue Eyes
Baby Blue Eyes
Nemophila menziesii
Low
~ 1 ft
A
Indian Tobacco
Indian Tobacco
Nicotiana quadrivalvis
Tall
4 - 7 ft
A
Bolander's Phacelia
Bolander's Phacelia
Phacelia bolanderi
Low
< 3 ft
A
Coast Phacelia
Coast Phacelia
Phacelia californica
Low
1 - 2 ft
A
Lacy Phacelia
Lacy Phacelia
Phacelia tanacetifolia
Moderate
2 - 4 ft
A
Cream Cups
Cream Cups
Platystemon californicus
Low
~ 1 ft
A
Cardinal Catchfly
Cardinal Catchfly
Silene californica
Low
~ 2 ft
A
 
Henderson's Aster
Symphyotrichum hendersonii
Moderate
2 - 5 ft
A
California Vanilla Grass
California Vanilla Grass
Anthoxanthum occidentale
Low
~ 3 ft
Pacific Reedgrass
Pacific Reedgrass
Calamagrostis nutkaensis
Low
~ 3 ft
Tufted Hairgrass
Tufted Hairgrass
Deschampsia cespitosa
Low
~ 3 ft
California Fescue
California Fescue
Festuca californica
Moderate
1 - 4 ft
Idahoe Fescue
Idahoe Fescue
Festuca idahoensis
Low
1 - 3 ft
Red Fescue
Red Fescue
Festuca rubra
Low
1 - 3 ft
California Melicgrass
California Melicgrass
Melica californica
Moderate
1 - 4 ft
Deergrass
Deergrass
Muhlenbergia rigens
Moderate
4 - 5 ft
Purple Needle Grass
Purple Needle Grass
Stipa pulchra
Low
~ 3 ft
California Pipevine
California Pipevine
Aristolochia californica
Tall
1 - 20 ft
Virgin’s Bower
Virgin’s Bower
Clematis ligusticifolia
Tall
1 - 30 ft
Hairy Honeysuckle
Hairy Honeysuckle
Lonicera hispidula
Moderate
~ 4 ft
Coyote Brush
Coyote Brush
Baccharis pilularis
Tall
2 - 10 ft
Oregon Grape
Oregon Grape
Berberis aquifolium
Tall
4 - 7 ft
Oregon Grape
Oregon Grape
Berberis nervosa
Tall
1 - 7 ft
Spice Bush
Spice Bush
Calycanthus occidentalis
Tall
3 - 13 ft
California Lilac
California Lilac
Ceanothus thyrsiflorus
Tall
2 - 30 ft
Creek Dogwood
Creek Dogwood
Cornus sericea
Tall
4 - 13 ft
Black Hawthorn
Black Hawthorn
Crataegus douglasii
Tall
~ 15 ft
Bush Monkeyflower
Bush Monkeyflower
Diplacus aurantiacus
Moderate
4 - 5 ft
Red Bush Monkey Flower
Red Bush Monkey Flower
Diplacus (mimulus) puniceus
Low
1 - 2 ft
Seaside Woolly Sunflower
Seaside Woolly Sunflower
Eriophyllum staechadifolium
Moderate
2 - 5 ft
Coffeeberry
Coffeeberry
Frangula californica
Tall
6 - 15 ft
Salal
Salal
Gaultheria shallon
Tall
1 - 7 ft
Cream Bush
Cream Bush
Holodiscus discolor
Tall
3 - 16 ft
Climbing Penstemon
Climbing Penstemon
Keckiella cordifolia
Tall
3 - 7 ft
Twinberry
Twinberry
Lonicera involucrata
Tall
2 - 16 ft
Silver Lupine
Silver Lupine
Lupinus albifrons
Moderate
3 - 5 ft
Crab Apple
Crab Apple
Malus fusca
Tall
15 - 40 ft
Island Tree Mallow
Island Tree Mallow
Malva assurgentiflora
Tall
3 - 13 ft
Sticky Monkeyflower
Sticky Monkeyflower
Mimulus aurantiacus var. pubescens
Low
< 3 ft
California Wax Myrtle
California Wax Myrtle
Morella californica
Tall
6 - 33 ft
Oso Berry
Oso Berry
Oemleria cerasiformis
Tall
5 - 20 ft
Mock Orange
Mock Orange
Philadelphus lewisii
Tall
5 - 12 ft
Pacific Ninebark
Pacific Ninebark
Physocarpus capitatus
Tall
3 - 8 ft
Golden Currant
Golden Currant
Ribes aureum var. gracillimum
Moderate
3 - 6 ft
Stink Currant
Stink Currant
Ribes bracteosum
Tall
3 - 13 ft
Spreading Gooseberry
Spreading Gooseberry
Ribes divaricatum
Tall
6 - 11 ft
Red Flowering Currant
Red Flowering Currant
Ribes sanguineum
Tall
7 - 13 ft
California Wildrose
California Wildrose
Rosa californica
Tall
8 - 10 ft
Western Raspberry
Western Raspberry
Rubus leucodermis
Tall
1 - 7 ft
Western Thimbleberry
Western Thimbleberry
Rubus parviflorus
Tall
4 - 8 ft
Salmon Berry
Salmon Berry
Rubus spectabilis
Tall
3 - 13 ft
White Sage
White Sage
Salvia apiana
Moderate
3 - 5 ft
Purple Sage
Purple Sage
Salvia leucophylla
Moderate
2 - 5 ft
Black Sage
Black Sage
Salvia mellifera
Moderate
3 - 6 ft
Black Elderberry
Black Elderberry
Sambucus nigra
Tall
13 - 30 ft
Douglas's Spirea
Douglas's Spirea
Spiraea douglasii
Tall
5 - 7 ft
Snow Berry
Snow Berry
Symphoricarpos albus
Moderate
3 - 6 ft
Huckleberry
Huckleberry
Vaccinium ovatum
Tall
2 - 8 ft
San Luis Obispo Dudleya
San Luis Obispo Dudleya
Dudleya abramsii ssp. murina
Low
< 1 ft
Bluff Lettuce
Bluff Lettuce
Dudleya farinosa
Low
< 1 ft
Chalk Dudleya
Chalk Dudleya
Dudleya pulverulenta
Low
< 1 ft
Rose Flowered Stonecrop
Low
< 1 ft
Broad-leaved Stonecrop
Broad-leaved Stonecrop
Sedum spathulifolium
Low
< 1 ft