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Welcome to the Sanhedrin Chapter of the California Native Plant Society serving Inland Mendocino and Lake Counties.

See our updated Field Trip and Evening Presentation Calendar Below!

Our next Evening Presentation: 

Edible & Medicinal Plants of California: A Bioregional Exploration 

A special presentation by Tellur Fenner

When: Thursday, February 19th

Time: 7PM 

Where: At the Ukiah Garden Club House at 1203 W. Clay Street, Ukiah.

Everyone is welcome to attend.

Free, no admission price. Donations welcome. 


March Evening Presentation

March 17, Tuesday 7-9 PM. Grasses of California: An Evening with Botanist James P. Smith. Co-Sponsored by Peregrine Audubon Society and Sanhedrin California Native Plant Society. Ukiah Civic Center, 300 Seminary Ave, Ukiah. Free to the public. More Information. 


Upcoming Field Trips and Events

Sanhedrin Chapter Field Trips for 2015

February 15, Sunday, 10:30 AM. Reeves Canyon Easy Walk

March 1, Sunday, 8:30 AM. Lichen/bryophyte field trip to the UC Hopland Research and Extension Center.

March22, Sunday, 1 PM. Low Gap Park Wildflower Walk

March 28, Saturday, 10 AM.  Montgomery Woods State Natural Reserve, Pruitt Creek Watershed

April 4, Saturday. Low Gap Park Annual Plant Count

April 19, Sunday, 1 PM. Low Gap Wildflower Walk

April 26, Sunday, 8:30 AM. Grass ID Walk at Eastside Lake Mendocino

May 10, Sunday, 9 AM. Lost Valley (BLM South Cow Mtn. OHV Recreation Area) 

May 17, Sunday, 9AM.  Low Gap Park Botanical Hike, led by California Naturalists.


Ukiah Garden Club Hosts Events on Gardening with Native Plants* 

April 8, 2015* Landscaping with California Native Plants 12:30 p.m. Presenter: Jerry Shaul

Jerry, who has been a garden club member for the past 39 years, has served as California NativeFlora Chairman during much of this time. As a result of the severe drought period of the 1970's he decided to landscape his 2 acres with drought tolerant plants—particularly those native to Lake County. He will tell us about the Dos and Don'ts of putting native plants under cultivation.

April 15, 2015* Tour of Jerry and Jo Shaul's Native Plant Garden outside Lakeport. Carpool leaves at 9:30 a.m. at the clubhouse.

May 3, 2015* Ukiah Garden Club Tour.  This year's tour includes native plant gardens in Ukiah and Hopland. 

*Contact the Ukiah Garden Club for information on attending.  


Native Plant Sales

May 1 & 2, 2015. Mendocino College Annual Spring Plant Sale. 


Other Local Events

Check out the Walk and Bike Mendocino Events Calendar to find other local events. 


CNPS Statewide Field Trips and Events 

CNPS Rare Plant Treasure Hunt Events Calendar.

CNPS Horticultural Events Calendar


Our next Board Meeting is on Thursday, March 19, 2015, 6:30 PM at the 

Ukiah Garden Club House  at 1203 W. Clay Street, Ukiah.

Everyone is welcome.

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Western redbud (Cercis occidentalis)


Click on the first photo below to view the slide show of local plants taken by our members.  


Founded in 1965, the California Native Plant Society (CNPS) is a science‐based nonprofit dedicated to increasing understanding and appreciation of California’s native plants, and to conserving them and their natural habitats.