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
California Native Plant Week starts this Saturday! CNPS is celebrating with daily 360° virtual garden and statewide promotions.
Three and five million years ago a bird took a California native plant on an epic journey leading to some of Hawai'i's most iconic flora.
Monterey Bay Aquarium's Julie Packard has a connected vision for California conservation.