Try http://www.desert-tropicals.com/ They have extensive lists of
trees, shrubs, vines, herbs, etc., with special sections on
xeriscaping. Many of the plants listed are native.
>> Basically i am looking for a site that specializes in plants/shrubs/trees
> for out door in the climate.
> I have purchased a new house that is landscaped nicely, but there are
> several areas that i would like to plant a variety of unusual plants that
> will survive in this area.