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


                                   Upcoming Field Trips and Events

Sanhedrin Chapter Field Trips 

Field trips are free and open to members and non-members. Beginners and botanists are invited to attend and learn more about the flora of Mendocino and Lake Counties. 

  • Eel River Plant Walk - Saturday August 23, 2014 at 8:30 AM. 

    Riparian plant species abound along the Eel River even in drought times. Plants will be the main focus of this walk but some birding and insect observing will be incorporated.   Bring bathing suits for a departure swim.  Leader: Allison Rofe (707) 599-0306. 


Native Plant News

The Milo Baker Chapter's 43rd Annual Plant Sale is on Saturday, October 11 at the Santa Rosa Vets Building.

JUST RELEASED: Special native plant issue of California Department of Fish and Wildlife's California Fish and Game scientific quarterly journal,  Winter 2014 Volume 100, Number 1. The introduction was co-written by Dan Gluesenkamp, CNPS Executive Director.


CNPS Statewide Field Trips 

 Rare Plant Treasure Hunt events calendar.



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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.