Answer: Sounds like a difficult situation, but here are a few suggestions: Arctostaphylos (Kinnikinnick) is a native plant tolerant of the conditions you describe. Other suggestions include fragaria (wild strawberry), Wooly Thyme, or prostrate Cotoneaster. There's even an ornamental strawberry called 'Pink Panda' that would thrive in your parking strip. All new plants will require regular water until they're established, especially during the summer months. After that, they should be just fine with natural rainfall, and none of those listed above will suffer too greatly from occasional foot traffic.
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