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Discover the right native plants for your location, site requirements, and aesthetic preferences. Start your search today!

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Inventory Rare Plants

The online CNPS Inventory is a widely-recognized resource used daily for  rare plant protection, conservation planning, and land acquisition and management.

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Manual of California Veg (MCV)

First published in 1995, the MCV serves as California’s standard vegetation classification for biological consulting firms, planners, and state and federal agencies.

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