Common Native Plant ground Cover Lawns
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There are many native plant ground covers that can be used to create a lawn-like appearance in your garden or landscape. Native plants are well-suited to the local climate and soil conditions and can provide a range of benefits, including reduced water use, low maintenance, and habitat for native wildlife. Here are a few native plant ground covers to consider:
1. Lippia Phyla Nodiflora.
2. Creeping thyme: This low-growing herb has small, fragrant flowers and is known for its ability to withstand foot traffic. It grows well in sunny areas and is drought-tolerant.
3. Blue wild rye: This grass has blue-green foliage and produces small, inconspicuous flowers. It grows well in sun or partial shade and is drought-tolerant.
4. California poppy: This annual wildflower has showy orange or yellow flowers and is known for its ability to self-seed. It grows well in sunny areas and is drought-tolerant.
5. Woolly yarrow: This perennial herb has small, white flowers and hairy leaves. It grows well in sunny areas and is drought-tolerant.
6. California wild strawberry: This low-growing perennial has small, white flowers and edible fruit. It grows well in sun or partial shade and is drought-tolerant.
By choosing native plant ground covers, you can create a beautiful, low-maintenance lawn-like appearance in your garden while also supporting the local ecosystem.