Scientific name
Dodonaea viscosa
Also Known As
Florida hopbush
Evergreen shrub with elliptic, glossy green leaves and yellow-orange flowers in inch-long caterpillar-like panicles. Fruit a rounded capsule with 2-4 wings.

Scientific name
Wikstroemia uva-ursi
Also Known As
Hillside false ohelo
Densely branched, sprawling shrub 3-5ft tall with yellow flowers that become bright red berries. Dark green leaves are opposite, oval, less than an inch long.

Scientific name
Sida fallax
Also Known As
Yellow Ilima
Flowers are yellow to orange with 5 petals. Oval, toothed leaves are 2-3 inches long with a pointed end, pale to bright green on top and densely hairy underneath.

Scientific name
Psydrax odorata
Also Known As
Ohe'e, Walahe'e
A tree/shrub with elliptic, glossy green leaves about 3.5 in long. Flowers are small, white, and fragrant. Fruits are glossy black, round, and less than an inch in diameter.

Scientific name
Ilex opaca
An evergreen tree native to the eastern United States. Characterized by stiff, dark green, spiny-toothed leaves and bright red fruit. Fruits ripen in October.

Scientific name
Othonna cheirifolia
An evergreen perennial, often forming a woody base with alternate silvery-green, flattened leaves. Gold aster flowers are carried on stem tips from winter into spring followed by fuzzy, white seed heads.

Scientific name
Artemisia tridentata
Big sagebrush are tall, rounded shrubs with wedge-shaped leaves with 3-5 teeth at the tips. They have a strong turpentine-like odor and small, inconspicuous flowers.

Scientific name
Avicennia germinans
Older trees are distinguished by their dark, scaly bark, hence the name "Black Mangrove." The thick, leathery leaves secrete salt and the underside of the leaf is a lighter shade of green. The small, white flowers are fragrant and provide a great source of nectar for honeybees. Many root projections (pneumatophores) surround the tree.

Scientific name
Salvia mellifera
Also Known As
California black sage
An aromatic evergreen shrub with distinctive textured leaves like the sage used for cooking. The flowers form in dense, globe-shaped clusters. The floral tube and its lobes are white to light blue to lavender, and occasionally rose-colored. The upper 'lip' of the tube has two petal lobes while the lower 'lip' has three small lobes.

Scientific name
Pithecellobium guadalupense
Leaves of this small tree have 4 leaflets, in pairs. The fragrant flowers are cream or pink colored, about 1 inch diameter on stalks. Seed pods are twisted with black seeds with bright red fruit-like attachments.