Edgewood is renowned for its extraordinary plant diversity and spring wildflower displays. In less than one square mile, across woodlands, grasslands, shrublands, and wetlands, the preserve supports over 500 plant species in 9 plant communities:

  • woodlands — Oak Woodlands, Mixed Evergreen Forest
  • grasslandsSerpentine Grassland, Annual Grassland
  • shrublands — Serpentine Chaparral, Chamise Chaparral, Northern Coastal Scrub
  • wetlands — Freshwater Wetland, Seasonal Riparian

Edgewood is home to a number of rare and endangered plants, many of which grow in the preserve’s serpentine grasslands and chaparral.

What’s in bloom now? Click here for our Edgewood Wildflower Survey, updated every week in the spring.

Browse Edgewood Plants

Welcome to our Plant Guide, where we hope you’ll learn more about the plants of Edgewood. We don’t have every plant posted yet, but we are continually adding more—so keep coming back!

Browse Edgewood Plant Families

Check out Edgewood Plant Families to learn more about them and the plants that are in each family.