Palos Verdes-South Bay Sierra Club

Category: California native plants


“Nature’s Best Hope” and the Future of Our Yards

Create a national park in your backyard.

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Safeguarding White Sage

Unfortunately, most of the white sage being sold is poached from the wild and local populations are being decimated.

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Along the Path: The Wisdom of the Sages

Our local coastal sage scrub is more than just pretty and fragrant. Sage and sagebrush were important for food and medicine to the Tongva, the indigenous people of the South Bay.

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Plant Poaching, Illegal Exporting Rings, and the Endangered Dudleya Succulents

Photo of Dudleya virens by Dieter Wilkens.

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My Walk among the Giants

California’s redwoods are in trouble; Save the Redwoods League strives to help.

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Habitat, Habitat, Have to Have a Habitat…

Coastal sage scrub is one of the most threatened habitats in the country.

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Along the Path TREES PLEASE

Trees have an underground network.

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Virtual Happy Hour: Center of Life

Photographer Paul Blieden reveals the secret world at the center of a flower.

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Along the Path: Our Prickly Neighbors and Their Friends

An introduction to the cacti down the street

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Wildflowers in Your Yard

By Al Sattler, Alternate Chapter Representative You don’t need to drive to the Poppy Preserve in Lancaster to see poppies…you can plant them in your yard. Some annual wildflowers can thrive even in a small space. These pictures are California…

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