Native Plants


Lists of plants for various regional locations - use for field trips! 15 new lists added in 2023!

Plants of Local Interest

Local species on the CNPS Rare and Endangered Plant Inventory

Native Plant Sales

Regional plant sales of seedlings propagated from locally gathered seed. Mammoth and Bishop.

Native Plant Gardens

The Mary DeDecker Native Plant Garden is located in Independence, behind the Eastern California Museum, and is maintained by CNPS and other volunteers.

The Bishop Community Garden has a Native Plant Demonstration Garden now as well, with funding and work donated by CNPS and CNPS and other volunteers.

Who's In a Name?

People Behind the Names of Eastern Sierra Native Plants - Short Essays by Larry Blakely

More Information on Native Plants from CNPS

What are Native Plants and Why are they Important?

Why Should I Incorporate Native Plants In My Own Garden?

The CNPS Growing Natives Program

Native Plant Resources

CalScape - helping Californians restore nature and save water one garden at a time. We do this by showing people which plants are really native to any location in the state, helping them figure out which ones they want, and where to buy them and how to grow them.

New! Native Plant Landscaping guide for the Bristlecone Chapter / Eastern Sierra (pdf)