Whether you’re new to California native plants or an experienced botanist, this collection of helpful information and resources will help you on your way. In addition to these resources, we encourage you to contact us at any time with questions or suggestions at cnps@cnps.org. Thank you for your interest in California’s native plants!

Additional resources and information

California native plant 101

What makes a native, and why are they important? If you’re new to native plants, start here.

Resources for teachers and parents

See our fun collection of activities, curriculum, and helpful links designed to inspire the young nature lovers in your life!

Herbaria, Collections and Databases

Taxonomic Resources

General Botany Resources

Klamath meadow. Credit Robert Wick.
Klamath meadow. Credit Robert Wick.

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