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Here are the current and past issues of the Plant Press.

 

In addition, the Back Issues page offers an interesting archive of the Arizona Native Plant Society from its start in 1977 and its quarterly newsletters, to the publication quality Plant press in later years.

 

 

 

Summer 2017 Edition of The Plant Press

 

This edition focuses on a Flora of the Tortlita Mountains, plus Another Milestone for the Sky Islands.

Winter 2017 Edition of The Plant Press

 

This edition focuses on the Orchids of Arizona and New Mexico.

Summer 2016 Edition of The Plant Press

 

Flora and Ethnobotany of the Guaymas
Region of Sonora, Mexico.
The Evolution of Desert Mistletoe Host Races.
A Muddle of Mallows.
The AZNPS-Led Waterman Restoration Project.
Pima County’s Native Plant Nursery.

Winter 2016 Edition of The Plant Press

 

This edition features Arizona Ethnobotany.  It includes discussions of why ancient crops matter, ethnobotanical teaching programs, ethnobotany in the Sky Islands, and the cultivation of Opuntias in Northern Arizona.

 

Summer 2015 Edition of The Plant Press

 

This edition features the history of past military involvement in Western plant and animal exploration and summaries of the natural resources conservation and research programs currently in place on the seven major Arizona military installations.

Winter 2014 Edition of The Plant Press

 

This edition's feature article is: Arizona Native Food Plants for a Dry Future.  It also features articles such as: Oaks, Cycads, Orchids, and Conservation in the Sierra Huérfana; Special Soils and their Role in Plant Evolution, Distribution, and Regional Diversity

Summer 2014 Edition of The Plant Press

This edition describes the Herbaria of Arizona. It includes a review of a new smart phone app, 2800 Arizona Wildflowers.The Native Plant Spotlight this issue is the California Fan Palm(Washingtonia filifera).

Winter 2013 Edition of The Plant Press

This edition highlights Habitat and Rare Plant Conservation in southwestern North America. It includes an article about Graptopetalum (Crassulaceae) in AZ. The Native Plant Spotlight this issue is on Pringle's Pleatleaf (Nemastylis tenuis var. pringlei).

Summer 2013 Edition of The Plant Press

This edition focuses on the Madrean Archipelago Conference held in 2012. It includes abstracts of botanical papers presented at the conference. The Native Plant Spotlight is the Paintbrush (Castilleja lanata).

September 2012 Edition of The Plant Press

This edition highlights the Plant Atlas Project of Arizona. It includes articles about the flora of different regions of the state. The Native Plant Spotlight this issue is on the Lemon Lily.

February 2011 Edition of The Plant Press

This edition highlights the riparian and wetland ecology found in Arizona. It includes articles about the many springs in Arizona and the Springs Stewards Program to assess the health of the springs in the Colorado Plateau.

September 2011 Edition of The Plant Press

This edition highlights the plant and animal interactions with desert insects with desert plants. It includes articles about columnar cacti-bat connections as well as pollination studies on Sentry Milk-vetch.

May 2010 Edition of The Plant Press

This edition highlights the Hidden Botanical Treasures of Arizona. It includes articles about Ruby near the southern border, Granite Mountain Wilderness out of Prescott and Hart Prairie Preserve north of Flagstaff.

November 2009 Edition of The Plant Press

This edition focuses on the Value and Future of Floristics. It includes articles on the flora of the Baboquivaris and Ironwood Forest National Monument, the Valley of Tehuacan, Mexico's Cactus Heaven and Arizona's Plants in California.

April 2009 Edition of The Plant Press

This edition focuses on Restoration of Arizona's Wildlands, including articles about restoring riparian habitats in southern, western and northern Arizona and in ponderosa pine forests.

November 2008 Edition of The Plant Press

This edition's feature is: Biodiversity: Resiliency in Our Native Ecosystems.  Also in this issue is Revisiting the Tumamoc Globeberry, and Sunset Crater Beardtongue

November 2008 Edition of The Plant Press

 

This edition features A Sense of Place, A Native Plant Garden in a Neighborhood of Exotic Plants.   Supporting articles in clude:  Native Plants in Northern Arizona Neighborhoods, and Native Wildflowers are Weeds?

October 2007 Edition of The Plant Press

 

This edition features:  Ethnobotany and Inherited Landscapes-Tribute to Ferrell Secakuku.  In addition:  In the Eye of the Desert, Land Management Practices and Peniocereus striatus, Succulents and Bighorn of Isla Tiburon

Febuary 2007 Edition of The Plant Press

 

This edition features:  Pima Pineapple Cactus:  A Unique Cactus Hiding in Plain Sight.  Also in this issue:  Plant and Pollinator Diversity in Northern Arizona, Pollinators and Plants in Peril:  Can we prevent a pollinator crisis in North America?

Febuary 2006 Edition of The Plant Press

 

This edition features: Invasive Species!  Bufflegrass, Sahara Mustard, Bull Thistle.  Also:  Long-term Vegetation Trends as Influenced by Climate & Management

November 2006 Edition of The Plant Press

 

This edition features: Rare Plants!  Peirson's Milkvetch: A species at the interface of biology, politics,and litigation.  Plus:  Verde Valley : A“hotspot”for rare pre-Columbian agave cultivars, and Triteliopsis palmeri: Blue Sand Lily, an Elusive Plant of the Sand Dunes.