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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.

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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