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  • Other Articles, Yerba Buena Chapter, CNPS
    Plant Society Buena Chapter Experience Natives Calendar Gardening Home About Maps to Natives Focus on Rarities Plant Guides Other Articles Flower Hotlines Experience Natives Index Other Articles Native Fauna Habitat

    Original URL path: http://www.cnps-yerbabuena.org/experience/other_articles.html (2016-04-25)
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  • Gardening With Natives, Yerba Buena Chapter, CNPS
    California Native Yerba Plant Society Buena Chapter Native Gardening Calendar Home Experience About Gardening With Natives Local Gardens Annual Garden Tour Plant Sales Plant Swaplist Native Gardening Index Gardening With

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  • Local Gardens, Yerba Buena Chapter, CNPS
    of the Presidio near the 25th Av gate It contains beautifully restored dunes and upland habitats great for viewing native plants and birdwatching excellent interpretive signage 440 Hazelwood at Los Palmos Dr private home in the Mt Davidson Miraloma area an inspiration for native plant gardeners The front of the house which dominates a prominent corner is full of native plants The natives continue around the corner uphill along a wide public walkway stairway The back yard is also full of natives that can be seen across a low fence All plants are grown by homeowner Greg Gaar from locally collected native seeds see HANC below HANC Haight Ashbury Neighborhood Council Recycling Center garden and nursery 780 Frederick at Arguello Under the care of green thumb Greg Gaar HANC combines a lovely garden and a nursery with a large supply of local native plants available for a small donation For more information visit www hanc sf org HANC nursery html Visitacion Valley Greenway Campbell Rutland This magical block of the new Visitacion Valley Greenway features red fescue California buckeye ceanothus Douglas iris and other flowering native plants You pass from the children s playground to the surrounding Magic Meadow and Enchanted Forest Farther up the Golden Pathway of California poppies leads to a site overlooking the Visitacion Valley Watershed framed by San Bruno Mountain Corwin Street Community Garden at Corwin near Douglas is not easy to find but worth the effort If you take 21st Street west towards Twin Peaks from the Mission district and turn right on Douglass where Douglass stops is Corwin bearing to the left This lovely garden retreat won a San Francisco Beautiful award for 2004 It has a wide range of mostly native trees shrubs and plants many with helpful informational labels At the entry

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  • Native Plant Sales, Yerba Buena Chapter, CNPS
    indicating the plant type habit size soil preferences and wildlife interest for each species Photos of the flower and or form of each plant Volunteers with native gardening expertise roaming the room Books and other materials available for reference Books and posters will also be available for purchase Fall is the ideal time for planting The Annual Plant Sale is Yerba Buena Chapter s primary source of funding it enables us to put on our programs and strive to fulfill our mission Get great plants for your garden and help support CNPS Plant sizes are from 2 to 5 gallon Quantities and sizes will vary by species Prices are generally but not always 2 3 00 4 5 00 1 gal 10 00 5 gal 25 00 to 35 00 All plants priced as marked Tax is included Cash checks or credit cards will be accepted for plant and book sales For additional information or to volunteer to help with the plant sale contact Ellen Edelson 415 531 2140 or e edelson sbcglobal net San Francisco Native Plants Available at the 2015 Sale Click a name to see pictures at CalPhotos Scientific Name Common Name Scientific Name Common Name Abronia latifolia yellow sand verbena Acaena pinnatifida California acaena sheepburr Acer macrophylla bigleaf maple Achillea millefolium coast yarrow Aesculus californica California buckeye Agoseris grandiflora California dandelion Alnus rubra red alder Ambrosia chamissonis beach bur silver beachweed Anaphalis margaritacea pearly everlasting Angelica hendersonii coast angelica Aquilegia formosa red or western columbine Arbutus menziesii madrone Armeria maritima sea thrift sea pink Artemisia californica California sagebrush Artemisia douglasiana mugwort Artemisia pycnocephala dune sagebrush Asarum caudatum wild ginger Astragalus nuttallii Nuttall s milk vetch loco weed Athyrium filix femina lady fern Atriplex californica California saltbush Atriplex leucophylla beach saltbush Baccharis pilularis coyote brush Calamagrostis nutkaensis Nutka reed grass Calystegia occidentalis bush or western morning glory Calystegia purpurata coast morning glory Calystegia soldanella beach morning glory Camissoniopsis cheiranthifolia beach primrose Ceanothus gloriosis Anchor Bay Anchor Bay or Point Reyes ceanothus California lilac Ceanothus thyrsiflorus blue blossom Chlorogalum pomeridianum soap plant Clematis ligusticifolia virgin s bower Clinopodium douglasii Satureja yerba buena Cornus sericea creek or red twig dogwood Corylus cornuta californica California hazelnut Danthonia californica California oatgrass Deschampsia caespitosa tufted hairgrass Dichondra donelliana California ponysfoot or dichondra Dudleya farinosa bluff lettuce Elymus glaucus blue wildrye Ericameria ericoides mock heather California Goldenbush Erigeron glaucus seaside daisy Eriogonum grande rubescens red buckwheat Eriogonum latifolium coast buckwheat Eriophyllum stachaedifolium lizard tail Erysimum franciscanum Franciscan wallflower Eschscholzia californica California poppy Festuca californica California fescue Festuca rubra red fescue Fragaria chiloensis beach strawberry Fragaria vesca woodland strawberry Frangula californica Rhamnus coffeeberry Fremontodendron californicum flannel bush Galvezia speciosa island snapdragon Garrya elliptica coast silktassel Gilia capitata blue field or bluehead gilia Grindelia sp gumplant Grindelia stricta angustifolia marsh or coastal gumplant Heracleum maximum cow parsnip Heteromeles arbutifolia Toyon berry Christmas berry Heterotheca sessiflora hairy golden aster Heuchera micrantha alum root coral bells Holodiscus discolor oceanspray creambush Hordeum brachyantherum meadow barley Horkelia californica California

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  • Native Plant Swap, Yerba Buena Chapter, CNPS
    from their successful growers It s quick easy free to post or browse Swaplist Guidelines Plants should be for free or for trade no plant sellers Only California native plants should be listed Please offer only local strains of Bay Area native plants Post an Ad Browse the Swaplist Remove Your Ad s problems email us Swaplist Ads Post an Ad on the Swaplist Fill out the information below to

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  • Links, Yerba Buena Chapter, CNPS
    http www stanford edu rawlings blazcon htm East Bay chapter CNPS http www ebcnps org Marin Chapter CNPS http www marin edu cnps Milo Baker Sonoma County Chapter CNPS http www cnpsmb org Willis L Jepson Solano County Chapter CNPS http www cnpsjepsonchapter org Yerba Buena Chapter CNPS Board of Directors e mail links committee chairs Local Conservation Organizations Golden Gate Biosphere Preserve GGBP http www nps gov ggbr ggbr htm Links to Bay Area GGBP affiliates natural areas sanctuaries preserves Santa Cruz Mountains Bioregional Council http www scmbc net which includes San Francisco San Mateo and Santa Cruz counties and the western part of Santa Clara County Green Belt Alliance http www greenbelt org Bay Area s leading land conservation and urban planning non profit dedicated to protecting open space Wide range of activities The Jepson Herbarium Public Programs http ucjeps berkeley edu jepwkshp html UC Berkeley s herbarium workshops and classes on Botanical and Ecological subjects Bay Nature Magazine site http baynature com Excellent website of the beautiful new magazine dedicated to the intelligent exploration of the natural places of the SF Bay Area Nature in the City http www natureinthecity org new website in SF whose focus is people and nature in the urban environment well organized extensive information and links Neighborhood Parks Council http www sfneighborhoodparks org a coalition of over 100 community based park groups actively involved in improving and restoring neighborhood parks in SF San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department http www sfgov org site recpark index asp Local Natural Areas Golden Gate National Recreation Area GGNRA http www nps gov goga Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge http desfbay fws gov Oak Woodlands in Golden Gate Park http www facebook com group php gid 314762315016 Lobos Creek Dunes and Valley SF

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  • CNPS History, Yerba Buena Chapter, CNPS
    and are directed toward larger goals The professional botanical societies were making gestures but not undertaking vigorous concerted action This prompted a small but highly dedicated group of plant lovers to organize our society Joyce and Dr Horace Burr Jenny and Scott Fleming Susan and August Fruge Irja and Walter Knight James Roof Leonora and Dr Erwin Strohmaier plus University of California chemist Leo Brewer and botanist W M Laetsch As soon as I heard about it I organized a Sacramento Valley Chapter and attended meetings of the main group in Berkeley and I was elected president in 1967 Initially the Society s plan of action was to interest other plant lovers in every way possible to monitor the activities of private and public agencies whose plans would in any way destroy rare species or disrupt natural plant communities to prepare whatever countermeasures might be necessary to stop them and to seek donations from organizations and private citizens As I became more active I realized that as the Sierra Club had long known people become much more interested in conserving natural features with which they have become intimately acquainted so that field trips should be an essential part of our society s activities The first of these taken by the Sacramento Valley Chapter was to photograph rare native plants After a few unfortunate experiences with non member student visitors we actively enforced the no collecting rule on our trips The epithet posy pickers sometimes applied to our members was never justified Another of our activities that became widely adopted native plant sales grew out of a crisis from which we rose like Phoenix from near oblivion In the autumn of 1966 the core group met in a rented office from which we were in debt in a session that at

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  • Experience Natives, Yerba Buena Chapter, CNPS
    started a Maps to Natives Initiative Using Google s My Maps fdeature we are creating a series of annotated maps of San Francisco areas parks trails open space and other native habitats Featured Map View the Map to Natives List Learn More About Maps to Natives Take the Mapmaking Challenge Focus on Rarities These articles highlight rare California natives their habitats and conservation issues for these special plants Plant Identification

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