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Shasta snow-wreath Neviusia cliftonii - Laura Christman  More snow-wreath info.: Fremontia, Madrono

Brodiaea matsonii is a new species only found in Redding, CA - Laura Christman

SHASTA CNPS members ARTICLES in the RECORD SEARCHLIGHT (R-S)

One tough beauty Mt. Mahogany can take the cold, water scarcity - Michele Driggs

Native knows best - foothill penstemon tolerant of clay soils - Michele Driggs

Tips for planting and maintaining a drought-tolerant garden with native plants in Redding, CA - Doug Mandel

QUITE A SIGHT - California Native Stunner Draws Butterflies, Bees, Hummingbirds (snowdrop bush) - Len Lindstrand III

Coffeeberry a shrub for the birds and bees -Jay Thesken

Pacific Bleeding Hearts Herald in Spring - Len Lindstrand III

Flowering Currant Provides Early Splash of ColorMichele Driggs

Coyotebrush is Hardy, Drought Tolerant Perennial that Flowers in WinterLen Lindstrand III

Rare Calochortus Lives Precariously in Small Area in the North StateRichard Hayes

Raising the Colors: Plenty of Northern California Plants Salute Autumn - Julie Kierstead Nelson

Western redbud is a tree for all seasons - Len Lindstrand III

 California fuchsia brings late season color & food for hummingbirds - Len Lindstrand III 

Wild Buckwheat are now in bloomMargaret Widdowson

Western azalea offer showy, fragrant flowers  Len Linstrand

Brodiaeas herald spring, bring color into early summer -Julie Kierstead Nelson

Sonoma sage makes fragrant drought-resistant growndcover Len Linstrand III

North state Irises -Two varieties come in myriad colors - Terri Thesken

Look for Indian warrior near Manzanita - Michele Driggs

Manzanitas provide food for hummingbirds & other wildlife - Len Linstrand III

Winter is for snow and snowberries - Jay Thesken

Incense-cedar for the holidays in your garden - Julie Kierstead Nelson 

Climbers weave their way into the garden- Len Lindstrand III 

Buckeye is a nonconformist plant - Len Lindstrand III

Lupine works well in landscapesMichele Driggs

Toyon  berries are a favorite of many birds - Len Lindstrand III

Spicebush has a profusion of fragrant flowers - Len Lindstrand III

California poppy is joy to bees, butterflies, people Julie Kierstead Nelson

California pipevine is a butterfly lifelineRichard Hayes

Howard McMinn manzanita is a winnerMichele Driggs

Red-stem dogwood a good choice for yard - Len Lindstrand III

California buckeye (<em>Aesculus californica)</em><em>, </em>one-seeded capsules, Paynes Crk. (Sacramento River Bend Rec. Area, Tehama Co. CA, Photo by Jay Thesken, See LEN LINDSTRAND III's <strong>R-S ARTICLE </strong>
California buckeye,  (<em>Aesculus californica),</em> capsules, Bailey Cove (Lake Shasta), Shasta Co. CA, Photo by Jay Thesken, See LEN LINDSTRAND III's <strong>R-S ARTICLE</strong>
California buckeye (<em>Aesculus californica)</em> - infloresence, landscape plant, Redding, Shasta Co., CA Photo by Len Lindstrand III, See his<strong> R-S ARTICLE</strong><strong>
California buckeye <em>(Aesculus californica), </em>Old Shasta, Shasta Co., CA Photo by Len Lindstrand III, See his <strong>R-S ARTICLE</strong>
'Howard McMinn' manzanita, (<em>Arctostaphylos densiflora</em> 'Howard McMinn), landscape plant, Redding, Shasta Co. CA, Photo by MICHELE DRIGGS, See her <strong>R-S ARTICLE</strong>
California pipevine (<em>Aristolochia californica)</em>, Whiskeytown NRA, Shasta Co.,CA Photos by Richard L. Hayes See his <strong>R-S ARTICLE</strong>
Coyote brush (<em>Baccharis pilularis)</em>, near Walker Mine Rd., Redding, Shasta Co. CA, Photo by Len Lindstrand III, See his <strong>R-S ARTICLE</strong> 
Siskiyou mariposa lily (<em>Calochortus persistens)</em>, Siskiyou Co. CA, Photo by Richard L. Hayes See his <strong>R-S</strong> <strong>ARTICLE</strong>
Mariposa lily (<em>Calochortus superbus</em>) Clear Creek near Muletown, Redding CA, Photo by Jay Thesken
Hairy star tulip (<em>Calochortus tolmiei</em>) Clikapudi Trail, Shasta Lake, CA. Photo by Jay Thesken
Spicebush (<em>Calycanthus occidentalis)</em>, landscape plant, Redding, Shasta Co. CA, Photo by LEN LINDSTRAND III See his <strong>R-S ARTICLE</strong>
Western redbud (<em>Cercis occidentalis)</em>, Fender's Ferry Rd. bridge crossing Pit River, Shasta Co. CA, Photo by Julie Kierstead Nelson See her <strong>R-S</strong> <strong>ARTICLE</strong>
Chaparral clematis (<em>Clematis lasiantha)</em> flower, landscape plant, Redding,  Shasta Co. CA, Photo by Len Lindstrand III See his<strong> R-S</strong> <strong>ARTICLE</strong> on <strong>CLIMBERS</strong>
Chaparral clematis (<em>Clematis lasiantha)</em> seed head, landscape plant, Redding, Shasta Co. CA, Photo by Len Linstrand III See his<strong> R-S ARTICLE</strong> on <strong>CLIMBERS</strong>
Red-stem dogwood (<em>Cornus sericea)</em>, landscape plant, Redding, Shasta Co. CA, Photo by LEN LINDSTRAND, See his <strong>R-S ARTICLE</strong>
Pacific bleeding heart (<em>Dicentra formosa</em>), landscape plant, Redding, Shasta Co. CA, Photo by LEN LINDSTRAND III, See his <strong>R-S ARTICLE</strong>
Firecracker flower (<em>Dichelostema ida-maia</em>), Clikapudi Trail, Shasta Lake,CA, Photo by Jay Thesken, See JULIE KIERSTEAD NELSON's <strong>R-S ARTICLE</strong> on <strong>BRODIAEA'S</strong>
Henderson's shooting star (<em>Dodecatheon hendersoni</em>) Swasey Trail, W. Redding, CA, Photo by Jay Thesken
White Henderson's shooting star (<em>Dodecatheon hendersoni</em>) Yana Trail, Tehama Co, CA, Photo by Jay Thesken
California fuchsia (<em>Epilobium canum)</em>, Shasta Co. Ca, Photos by Len Lindstrand III See his <strong>R-S</strong> <strong>ARTICLE</strong>
Sulfur buckwheat (<em>Eriogonum umbellatum)</em>, Panther Meadows, Mt. Shasta, Siskiyou Co. CA, Photo by Margaret Widdowson See her <strong>R-S</strong> <strong>ARTICLE
California poppy (<em>Eschscholzia californica</em>) Photo by Jay Thesken See JULIE KIERSTEAD NELSON'S R-S <strong>ARTICLE</strong>
Toyon(<em>Heteromeles arbutifolia)</em> berries, landscape plant, Redding, Shasta Co. CA, Photo by Jay Thesken See LEN LINDSTRAND III's <strong>R-S</strong> <strong>ARTICLE</strong>
Toyon (<em>Heteromeles arbutifolia)</em> in flower, landscape plant, Redding,  Shasta Co. CA, Photo by Jay Thesken, See LEN LINDSTRAND III\"s <strong>R-S ARTICLE</strong>
Tidy tips (<em>Layia fremontii</em>), Millville Plains, Redding, CA, Photo by Jay Thesken
Chaparral honeysuckle (<em>Lonicera interrupta)</em> flowers, landscape plant, Redding, Shasta Co. CA, Photo by Len Lindtrand III See his<strong> R-S</strong> <strong>ARTICLE</strong> on <strong>CLIMBERS</strong>
Chaparral honeysuckle (<em>Lonicera interrupta)</em> fruits,landscape plant, Redding,  Shasta Co. CA, Photo by Len Lindstrand III See his R_S <strong>ARTICLE</strong> on <strong>CLIMBERS</strong>
Silver bush lupine (<em>Lupinus albifrons</em>), Yana Trail, Tehama Co., CA, Photo by Jay Thesken, See MICHELE DRIGG'S <strong>R-S ARTICLE</strong>
Purple owl's clover (<em>Orthocarpus purpurascens</em>), Redding, CA, Photo by Jay Thesken
Indian warrior (<em>Pedicularis densiflora</em>) ,Table Mt., Butte Co., CA, Photo by Jay Thesken, See MICHELE DRIGG'S<strong> R-S ARTICLE </strong>
Coffeeberry (<em>Rhamnum califoriica),</em> Shasta Co. CA, Photo by Jay Thesken
Flowering Currant (<em>Ribes sanquineum</em>) Oregon Caves N.M., Cave Junction, OR, Photo by Jay Thesken, See MICHELE DRIGGS' <strong>R-S ARTICLE</strong>
Sonoma sage (<em>Salvia sonomensis), </em>near Salt Crk. (off Gilman Rd. - Shasta Lake) Shasta Co. CA, Photo by Len Lindstrand III See his <strong>R-S</strong> <strong>ARTICLE</strong>
Snowdrop bush (<em>Sytrax redivivus</em>), landscape plant, Redding, Shasta Co. CA, Photo by LEN LINDSTRAND III, See his <strong>R-S ARTICLE</strong>
Snowberry (<em>Symphoricarpos albus)</em>, Shasta Co. CA, Photo by Jay Thesken, See his<strong> R-S</strong> <strong>ARTICLE</strong>
White hyacinth (<em>Triteleia hyacinthina)</em> umbels, floodplain of Stillwater Crk., Shasta Co. CA Photo by Julie Kierstead Nelson, See her R-S <strong>ARTICLE</strong> on <strong>BRODIAEAS</strong>
California buckeye (Aesculus californica)one-seeded capsules, Paynes Crk. (Sacramento River Bend Rec. Area, Tehama Co. CA, Photo by Jay Thesken, See LEN LINDSTRAND III's R-S ARTICLE 
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State CNPS e-newsletter

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

Detail of Events

  July-August 2014

    

FIELDTRIPS

Sat. July 12,26

Sat. August 16

 

 

Garden Maintenance - Matson-Mowder-Howe Celebration Garden Sun. July 27 - 9 am

 

NO CHAPTER MEETINGS JULY & AUGUST

 

Next Meeting September 18 [Third Thursdays 7:00 PM ]   

 

DROUGHT TOLERANT Plants cultivated for Fall  Native Plant Sale

  

EVENTS of OTHERS  

  

State CNPS Workshops 2014 FLYER