Who we are
The California Native Plant Society is a diverse mix of scientists, gardeners, students, conservationists, and horticulture experts. Together, we’re each doing our part to save and celebrate California’s incredible native plant heritage.
Long Beach resident, Blanca Diaz, is changing her community’s connection to plants and the natural world. Through her organization Flora y Tierra and an inspiring Instagram presence, she’ invigorating a movement between Southern California indigenous cultures and the plants that make it home.
From the Blog
From local grassroots to the US Capitol, the work continues to expand Berryessa National Monument and permanently protect Molok Luyuk.
A CNPS chapter field trip yields an intriguing new discovery—the presence of spotted coralroot orchid (Corallorhiza maculata) in a new place!
The bill would have created CA's first native plant requirement and signaled the importance of supporting biodiversity through landscaping.