In honor of California Native Plant Week (April 14-21), Mount Lassen Chapter California Native Plant Society will be holding our biennial Wildflower Show and Native Plant Sale Sunday, April 21 from noon to 5 pm at the CARD Center, 545 Vallombrosa, Chico. There will be over 200 species of native plants on display, collected from a variety of habitats in Butte, Glenn, Tehama and Plumas Counties. Each specimen will be identified by common name and scientific name.
Other native plants suitable for planting in the garden will be available to purchase. These include deer grass, spreading daisy, spirea, columbine, pipevine, mugwort, buckeye, toyon and many others. T-shirts, posters and books will also be sold. Additional activities will be nature walks, a table where children can make a plant press, a microscope table, displays by other organizations and photos of local rare plants. Tickets will be available at the door. Suggested donation is $4 for adults; free for children 17 and under. For more details see mountlassen.cnps.org