Rogue Native Plant Partnership Blog

RNPP Meeting Slides 9-12-2021

(9/13/2021)

Author: Rogue Native Plant Partnership | Kathryn Prive Date: September 14th 2021 Meeting slides for partnership meeting that took place on September 14th 2021 over zoom. Download:

Monarch butterfly nectaring on a milkweed flower.

Emergency Pollinator Funds in the Pipeline: Native Plants Needed!

(6/7/2021)

“There are now more Starbucks in California than monarch butterflies.” This simple statement from the Center for Biological Diversity sums up a dark forecast for this iconic pollinator. Western monarchs […]

Fiddleneck Going Gangbusters? Here’s what to do with it…

(5/19/2021)

Common Fiddleneck (Amsinkia menziesii) is a fun yellow flower with a long, gradually unfurling bloom that resembles the top of a fiddle. Although it is native all across the western […]

Native Plant of the Month: Fawn Lilies

(4/20/2021)

Fawn lilies (Erythronium genus) are a sure sign that spring has arrived in Pacific Northwest, and we have a couple of special local species that only occur here in the […]

How to Find Native Plants in 2021

(3/18/2021)

Rogue Native Plant Partnership seeks to bring together native plant (and seed) growers with people who need native plant materials for landscaping and habitat restoration. One way we typically do […]

Native Plant of the Month: Pink Flowering Currant

(3/9/2021)

As thousands of homes were lost in the Almeda fire, thousands of hummingbird feeders along Bear Creek were vaporized along with them. We wondered, “What native plants could take their place?”

Ribes sanguineum, aka Pink Flowering Currant,is a prime candidate.

January Native Plant of the Month: Lemmon’s needlegrass

(1/15/2021)

Winter is when native bunchgrasses shine. After other understory plants lose their leaves and flowers, perennial bunchgrasses such as Lemmon’s needlegrass flare out from the earth while extending their root […]

Rogue Native Plant Partnership: 2020 Was No Match

(1/9/2021)

Between moving to a dedicated seed storage facility, adapting to COVID and an unprecedented wildfire season, and stepping back to plan for the next five years, it’s been an eventful […]

December Plant of the Month: Common Yarrow (Achillea millefolium)

(12/26/2020)

Common Yarrow (Achillea millefolium) is a common perennial herb known for its fragrant leaves and healing properties. This widespread plant is found throughout the Pacific Northwest and the Northern Hemisphere. […]

Native Plants Under Fire: RNPP December 2020 General Meeting Recap, Part 1

(12/24/2020)

Blame it on 2020 – our attempt to record the General Meeting on December 8th was not successful. Fortunately, we were able to take good written notes, so in this […]