• News Release--Alhambra, CA Theft of Exotic Plants Baffle Alhambra PD

    The aging of Alhambra's cat population has caused a resurgence of the rodent residents, forcing Alhambra to find another way to control these undesirables. In a novel approach, the City Council consulted with LACPS' Warren and, in conjunction with the Huntington Gardens, settled on using a botanical control. Based on...

  • McPherson on Nepenthes and Heliamphora

    Stewart McPherson has kindly made slides from his August presentation available for online perusal. Download his Powerpoints from the Past Presentations page.

  • February Meeting

    The February meeting will convene on the 20th at the Alhambra Chamber of Commerce building in Alhambra.

  • An LACPS History

    The LACPS began in PreInternet Times, circa 1994 AD. Our first large scale meeting is what I count as the beginning. The meeting was held at the home of Greg Boudreaux in Culver City. Later, Tom Johnson as then acting ICPS Seedbank Manager organized our group with regular meetings in...

  • Ivan in the SCCNPS Newsletter

    Dr. FrankenSnyder has gone native. LACPS seedbank manager Ivan Snyder has a fun little article on Datura wrightii in the latest newsletter of the South Coast Chapter of the California Native Plant Society. Thank you, Mr. Chairman of Ethnobotany.