California’s plants – people – places

Credit Malcolm O’Keeffe.

CNPS Flora magazine launched in 2017 as the newest addition to CNPS publications. Published quarterly, each issue includes inspiring interviews, conservation updates, native gardening advice, and beautiful photo essays. We hope you enjoy this membership benefit!

Summer 2019

Habitat Revolution
Garden as if life depends on it

In this issue:

  • Summer in the Garden
  • Fire Recovery
  • An Antidote to the Attention Economy
  • Victory at Union Mine High School

Flora is a quarterly print magazine available only to CNPS members.


Recent issues

Spring 2019

A conversation with iNaturalist creator, California Plant Rescue, Insect-Friendly Gardens, and California Wildflowers guide.

Winter 2018

In this issue: Native Brews, Living with Fire, The Law You Need to Know, Rare Plant Treasure Hunt

Fall 2018

Taking a Stand, Ohlone Culture Revitalized, Mapping the Present for the Future, and Native Gardening for HOAs

Flora Archives

Volume 1

  • Summer 2018
    Restoring the North Coast’s Rock Gardens, Reflections on Citizen Impact, The Race to Stop the Shot Hole Borer, and Botanical Day Trips
  • Spring 2018
    Read about Vernal pools, advice for year-round color, and conference photo, art, and botanic tattoo contest winners.
  • Winter 2018
    Featuring behavioral ecologist Doug Tallamy, the North Coast dunes, and the Re-Oak Wine Country effort.
  • Fall 2017
    Esri’s Jack Dangermond on an extraordinary world. Plus fall native plant recipes, Tejon Ranch, and Ford Ord restoration.

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