Schoolyard Habitat

Late Winter 2015 in the Schoolyard Habitat

Pollinator Paths

Sutter's Mill has received funding from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to install native plants in a garden called a Schoolyard Habitat. The California Conservation Corps helped us kick off ...more

Building the Schoolyard Habitat

Schoolyard Habitat Species List

Common Name

Scientific Name


Eriogonum giganteum

Bush Lupine

Lupinus albifrons

California Fescue

Festuca californica

California Fuschia

Epilobium canum

California Poppy

Eschscholzia californica

Canada Goldenrod

Solidago canadensis



Cleveland Sage

Salvia clevlandii



Coyote Mint

Monardella villosa


Muhlenbergia rigens

Foothill Penstemon

Penstemon heterophyllus

Hummingbird Sage

Salvia spathacea

Lemmon's Ceanothus

Ceanothus lemmonii

Manzanita (low growing)

Arctostaphylos uva ursi

Mountain Pink Currant

Ribes saguineum

Pigeon Point Baccharis

Baccharis pilularis

Showy Milkweed

Asclepias speciosa

Sticky Monkey Flower

Mimulus aurantiacus

Western Redbud

Cercis occidentalis


Achillea millefolium

Thank You

We would like to thank the following organizations and local businesses for their help and donations.

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

The California Conservation Corps.

Joe Viccini, Inc

Divide Supply

Cornflower Farm

Mountain Enterprise


True Value

The Home Depot