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    Learn about a featured Marin native plant in bloom now.

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  • Joe Kohn and Ken Howard Memorial Scholarships
    2015–2016 Academic Year

    The Marin Chapter of CNPS is pleased to offer Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarships.
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  • 2015 Native Plant Week

    April 11-19, 2015

    For this Fifth Annual California Native Plant Week, the Marin Chapter is planning several events.

    Get the available details here


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Plant Identification



Combines many photos, captions and field ID tips to help you identify the flower in front of you.


Mountain Home to West Point, on southern Mount Tamalpais.


Common Marin Thistles

Other PlantID.net Marin Plant Identification Guides include:

Marin Manzanitas

Marin Irises

Marin Acorns

 Wildflower Search Engine

Search for western wildflowers by location, color, shape and time.   3,282 plants indexed.

 Flower Sheets for Marin

Sheets showing twenty thumbnail images of plants for the chosen area.

Species Guides for Marin and the SF Bay Area

Descriptions with photos of various species and communities occurring in Marin.