Native Plants and Habitats of the UC Santa Barbara Campus
- Author(s): Cheadle Center for Biodiversity and Ecological Restoration, Staff of
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This book is meant to serve as a guide to help users identify the most common California native plants found on and around the UCSB campus. It is divided into different habitats that are found both on campus and in the local area. Each section begins with a general description of the habitat including its range within California, the types of plants and animals typically associated with it, characteristics and conservation status. Following the habitat descriptions, the prominent native plants found in these areas are featured. The species are arranged alphabetically by scientific name and include a photograph of the plant, common name, plant family, general description of growth form and information about cultural and wildlife use.