Camp Fire Documentary Screening - Mill Valley

Plants starting with P

Pacific Wax Myrtle

Myrica coliforniaca
  • Pacific Wax Myrtle
  • Recommendation: Prefer
  • Fire Resistance: Very Good
  • Native: No

  • Palm (if dry fronds)
  • Recommendation: Avoid
  • Fire Resistance: Poor
  • Native: No
  • Palm (if dry fronds)

Pampas grass, Jubata grass

Pampas grass, Jubata grass

Cortaderia spp.

Cortaderia selloana and Cortaderia jubata, Pampas grass or Jubata Grass, are species of grass known by several common names, including purple pampas grass and Andean pampas grass. Jubata is similar to its more widespread relative, the pampas grass Cortaderia selloana, but it can get quite a bit taller, approaching seven meters in height at maximum.

All Corataderia are fire prone and should be avoided or removed in the defensible space zone.

  • Pampas grass, Jubata grass
  • Recommendation: Remove
  • Fire Resistance: Poor
  • Native: No
  • Pampas grass, Jubata grass

Perennial Verbena

Verbena peruviana
  • Perennial Verbena
  • Recommendation: Prefer
  • Fire Resistance: Very Good
  • Native: No

Photinia

Photinia x fraseri
  • Photinia
  • Recommendation: Prefer
  • Fire Resistance: Very Good
  • Native: No

Pine species

Pine species

Pinus spp.

Pine trees (Pinus spp.) are the most common coniferous tree worldwide, numbering around 100 species. These trees form large forests characterized by wide open areas with sunlight spilling to the forest floor. Pines are sun-loving trees that do not grow well under shady conditions.

All pines are prone to fire, and may contribute significantly to wildfires.

  • Pine species
  • Recommendation: Remove
  • Fire Resistance: Poor
  • Native: Yes
  • Pine species

Pineapple Guava

Feijoa sellowiana
  • Pineapple Guava
  • Recommendation: Prefer
  • Fire Resistance: Very Good
  • Native: No

Pink Honeysuckle

Lonicera hispidula
  • Pink Honeysuckle
  • Recommendation: Prefer
  • Fire Resistance: Very Good
  • Native: Yes

Pomegranate

Punica granatum
  • Pomegranate
  • Recommendation: Prefer
  • Fire Resistance: Very Good
  • Native: No

Potato Vine

Solanum jasminoides
  • Potato Vine
  • Recommendation: Prefer
  • Fire Resistance: Very Good
  • Native: No

Privet

Ligustrum spp
  • Privet
  • Recommendation: Prefer
  • Fire Resistance: Very Good
  • Native: No

  • Purple Nightshade
  • Recommendation: Prefer
  • Fire Resistance: Very Good
  • Native: Yes

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