Buying Bee-Safe Plants
Our guide, Buying Bee-Safe Plants, covers four ways to help you find plants that are safe for bees, and includes tips and questions to use at the nursery. Check out our Bee-Safe Nursery Plants webpage for more information.
Related document: Offering Bee-Safe Plants: A Guide for Nurseries
Milkweed Seed Finder
As part of our Project Milkweed, we have created this comprehensive national directory of milkweed seed vendors to help you find sources of seed. To learn more about monarch butterflies and how you can participate in conservation efforts, please visit the Xerces Society’s Monarch Butterfly Conservation page or the Monarch Joint Venture webpage.
Bay Natives, San Francisco, CA
Bay Natives carries rare and endemic Bay Area native plants plus many species from across the state of California.
California Flora Nursery, Fulton, CA
Cal Flora is a small unconventional nursery devoted to natives and habitat gardening with an exceptional diversity of offerings. We are knowledgeable and experienced with attention to local Bay Area needs and conditions. Most plants are propagated on site.
The Center for Social and Environmental Stewardship, Windsor, CA
The Center's Native Plant Nursery propagates containerized California native plants and drought tolerant plants.
Central Coast Wilds, Santa Cruz, CA
Central Coast Wilds nursery specializes in native plants throughout the Monterey and San Francisco Bay areas, wholesale.
Cornflower Farms, Elk Grove, CA
Cornflower Farms offers California native grasses, wildflowers and aquatic plants.
El Nativo Growers, Inc., Azusa, CA
El Nativo Growers, Inc. sells groundcovers, shrubs, trees, perennials and grass. Wholesale only.
Elkhorn Native Plant Nursery, Moss Landing, CA
Elkhorn Native Plant Nursery provides California native plants and seeds, wholesale and retail.
Floral Native Nursery, Chico, CA
Specialized plant nursery in Northern California that grows and sells California Native Plants for contracts, wholesale, and retail.
Grow Native Nursery, Claremont and Los Angeles, CA
Grow Native Nursery offers native California plants, advice from expert staff, and water-wise solutions for home landscapes.
Hedgerow Farms, Winters, CA
Offers Xerces-reviewed seed mixes for pollinator conservation projects.rnHedgerow Farms specializes in seed of California native grasses, sedges, rushes and forbs, and also sells plug plants.
Intermountain Nursery, Prather, CA
Intermountain Nursery offers bareroot material of trees native to California.
Larner Seeds, Bolinas, CA
Larner sells wildflower, grass, shrub, and tree seed native to California.
Las Pilitas Nursery, Escondido, CA and Santa Margarita, CA
Las Pilitas Nursery offers a diverse selection of plant material of California native trees, shrubs, perennials, and bulbs.
Middlebrook Gardens Nursery, San Jose, CA
Middlebrook Gardens Native Plant Nursery provides native plants from California plant communities.
Moosa Creek Nursery, Valley Center, CA
Moosa Creek is a wholesale nursery that specializes in California native plants.
Mostly Natives Nursery, Tomales, CA
Mostly Natives provides native and drought-tolerant plants suitable for the northern California climate.
Native Here Nursery, Berkeley, CA
Native Here Nursery offers plants that are native to Alameda and Contra Costa Counties in California.
Native Revival Nursery, Aptos, CA
Native Revival Nursery provides containerized native California trees, shrubs, vines, grasses and perennials, as well as seeds of Santa Cruz County wildflowers.
Native Sons, Inc., Arroyo Grande, CA
Native Sons is a wholesale nursery that provides native California perennials, grasses and shrubs as well as flora from other areas with a Mediterranean climate.
Native West Nursery, San Diego, CA
Native West Nursery (formerly Recon Native Plants) is a wholesale nursery that offers plant species native to the southwestern United States.
Pacific Coast Seed, Tracy, CA
Since 1985, Pacific Coast Seed has been providing seed and other materials for diverse applications in erosion & sediment control, restoration & reclamation, and in the turf & ornamental landscape industries throughout Northern California and Northwest Nevada.
S&S Seeds, Carpinteria, CA
S&S is a wholesale seed supplier of wildflowers, trees, shrubs, grasses and native plants of California.
San Marcos Growers, Santa Barbara, CA
San Marcos Growers is a wholesale nursery that sells native California plants as well as plants from other Mediterranean climates.
Seedhunt, Freedom, CA
Seedhunt provides seeds of native central California wildflowers.
Sierra Valley Farms, Beckwourth, CA
Sierra Valley Farms offers (retail and wholesale) native high elevation plants native to California and Nevada.
Tarweed Nursery and Landscape, Los Angeles, CA
Tarweed is a retail nursery that offers plants native to Southern California.
Theodore Payne Nursery, Sun Valley, CA
Theodore Payne Nursery sells California native plants in their nursery and native plant seeds and seed mixes online.
Tree of Life Nursery, San Juan Capistrano, CA
Tree of Life is a wholesale and retail nursery which provides California native plant material and also wildflower seed mixes.
Watershed Nursery, Point Richmond, CA
Bay Area nursery with hundreds of native plant species.
Yerba Buena Nursery, Woodside, CA
Yerba Buena Nursery provides a wide variety of plants native to California.