• NM Native Plant Day August 17th

    A Proclamation has been issued from the Governor’s office naming August 17, 2013 as Native Plant Day.  The Native Plant Society of New Mexico encourages you to celebrate Native Plant Day in New Mexico by appreciating the beauty and diversity of New Mexico’s native plants and by using native plants in your garden for the […]

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  • Native Plant Day | August 17th, 2013

    WHEREAS, THE GREAT STATE OF NEW MEXICO CONTAINS A GREATER NUMBER OF PLANT HABITATS THAN NEARLY ANY OTHER STATE IN THE COUNTRY, FROM CHIHUAHUAN DESERT TO ALPINE TUNDRA; AND WHEREAS, NEW MEXICO ALSO SUPPORTS A LARGER NUMBER OF NATIVE PLANT SPECIES THAN NEARLY ANY OTHER STATE IN THE COUNTRY; AND WHEREAS, SOME OF THESE SPECIES […]

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  • Venue Change for 2013 Annual Meeting

    Due to space restraints at the MCM Elegante, the locations for the 2013 Annual Meeting of the Native Plant Society of New Mexico have been changed. See details below.  New Meeting Location:  The Thursday board meeting, registration, Friday and Saturday presentations will be at State Bar of New Mexico Center, 5121 Masthead St NE, in […]

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  • New Curator announced at NMSU Herbarium

    The Department of Biology and College or Arts and Sciences (NMSU) are pleased to announce the recent hire of Dr. Patrick Alexander into a half-time postdoctoral position as curator of the Department’s Herbarium (NMC).   This two year position and University support for the herbarium is, in part, the result of many years of donations to the […]

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  • Holy Ghost Ipomopsis update

    Holy Ghost Ipomopsis (Ipomopsis sancti-spiritus) – a 2012 update (by Jim McGrath) On July 29, 2012 I joined state Division of Forestry botanist Daniela Roth, former state Division of Forestry botanist Bob Sivinski, UNM rare plant botanist Phil Tonne and 3 others at 2 sites of the 2011 Holy Ghost ipomopsis plantings in Holy Ghost […]

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  • NPSNM announces 2013 Workshops!

    NPSNM will offer 2 workshops this summer, both to be held in northern New Mexico. SEDGE IDENTIFICATION, July 24-26, 2013. THE ART OF WILDFLOWER PHOTOGRAPHY, August 24-25, 2013. 2013 NPSNM Workshops (PDF) Registration will be done through PayPal from this page: workshops. Please direct any questions to  Bob Sivinski at bsivinski@cybermesa.com.

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  • NPSNM Finance Committee meeting upcoming

    Our annual Finance Committee meeting has now been scheduled and will be held in Albuquerque on Friday, January 11, 2013.  This meeting is open to the membership and your involvement is welcomed. Board Members and Committee Chairs who wish to add, subtract or make changes in the 2013 budget should be present or make their […]

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  • The Leoncita False-Foxglove (Agalinis calycina) – an Endangered Species

    August 31, 2012 Very likely the readers of this essay have never heard of the Leoncita false–foxglove. That’s because it is known from only two locations – one in Texas and one in New Mexico. And New Mexico botanists only became aware that this species is very rare sometime after 2007. The Leoncita false-foxglove is […]

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  • The Cloudcroft Phacelia – an update

    September 2, 2012 The elusive Cloudcroft Phacelia (Phacelia cloudcroftensis) flowered in mid July – much earlier than expected. Daniela Roth, the new NM Division of Forestry botanist, performed extensive searches for this rare plant this summer. She has found more than 250 adult plants! Recall that last year our NPSNM Rare Plant Field Trip found […]

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  • Plant List published

    On August 12th, 2012, many members of NPSNM participated in a field trip to White Sands Missile Range led by Dave Anderson. The plant list can be found here (pdf).

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