Who we are
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 Tierra y Flora and an inspiring Instagram presence, she’ invigorating a movement between Southern California indigenous cultures and the plants that make it home.
From the Blog
Extinction is on the rise worldwide, but California is pushing back. California’s botanical institutions are determined to prevent any further extinction of the state’s native plants.
By voting in favor of the Centennial development, LA County supervisors put the interests of Tejon Ranch Company ahead of the local community.
Spring is here, and its time to get outside and enjoy wildflowers. Plan a trip to hike with your family or visit a nearby garden to observe the variety of shapes and colors in flowers.