The New Edition of the Flora of Colorado!

Jennifer Ackerfield, author of the Flora of Colorado shares a preview of the newest edition with the Colorado Native Plant Society’s Executive Director, Maggie Gaddis. Nov. 10, 2022A special perk for attending the Pollinator Summit at the Denver Botanic Gardens...
Seasons of a Plant Lover

Seasons of a Plant Lover

Pasqueflowers, Pulsatilla nuttalliana, are among the first natives to bloom in spring, providing rest and food for the earliest native bees. More about early bloomers. Well! Here we are again! When the winds of spring came and blew the doors open, we were outside in a...
The First Annual Native Plant Summit

The First Annual Native Plant Summit

The first Annual Native Plant Summit, led by the Colorado Native Plant Society and the Colorado Springs Horticulture Department, took place in Colorado Springs on Saturday, August 20 at the the city’s Horticulture Headquarters. It was a both a sold-out event and a day...
Know Your Thistles!

Know Your Thistles!

Let’s touch on a prickly kind of subject. Know your thistles before you kill them! When I was a young kid, I clearly remember my beloved Welsh pony eating thistle heads while I was riding him. From my vantage point I could see his soft lips stretch away from his teeth...
The Aquilegia Is Many Things!

The Aquilegia Is Many Things!

It’s a native wildflower! It’s a magazine! It’s a logo! It’s Aquilegia coerulea! This glamorous native plant is in bloom right now, perfect timing for our announcement that back issues our Society’s magazine of the same name can be can...