Get to know the California Native Plant Society
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
For the first time, the newly updated CNPS Rare Plant Inventory 9.5 makes available public searches on threats and the display of threat summary statistics for over 1,800 rare California native plants.
Reflections on the U.N. Global Biodiversity ConferenceCNPS has been proud to be the voice for California’s native plants on a global stage, which helps build support for what we care about most here at home.
Threatened by Mining, A Tiny Daisy Needs Your HelpThreatened by mining, California's tiny and rare Inyo rock daisy is in danger of losing its entire range.