The Cactus and Succulent Society of America (CSSA), founded in 1929, is a worldwide community of avid gardeners, hobby and commercial horticulturists, nurserymen, and professional scientists who all share an appreciation for cacti and other types of succulent plants.

The objectives of the Society are reflected in our Mission Statement
  • The many facets of landscaping with succulents
    Tim Harvey

    Unbridled discipline: thoughts on creating a great succulent garden
    Matthew Maggio

    Building towards forever: the creation of D:F Ranch, a large desert garden in a wild place
    Jan Emming

    Landscaping with cacti and succulents
    Greg Starr

    The three Rs of landscaping with succulents
    Jeff Moore

    Five tips for turning your landscape into a sculptural garden
    Nick Wilkinson

    Liberate your succulents!
    Ernesto Sandoval

    Pushing the limits: landscaping with cacti and succulents in cold climates
    Leo Chance

    Not the usual drought-tolerant trees
    Tim Harvey

    Joeyscape: the Pitzer College paradigm
    Joe Clements

    The succulent garden story
    Joe Stead

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    Instructions for Authors
  • Host response and endophyte structure of the mistletoe Ligaria cuneifolia (Loranthaceae) parasitizing Corryocactus brevistylus (Cactaceae)
    James D. Mauseth, Stephen Benigno, Fátima Cáceres Huamani, and Carlos Ostolaza

    Symptomatology of infestation by Hypogeococcus pungens: contrasts between host species
    Roberto Carrera-Martínez, Laura Aponte-Díaz, Jorge Ruiz-Arocho and David A. Jenkins

    Succulents and their adaptation to mega-herbivores in the Gonarezhou National Park (Eastern Zimbabwe) and the first records in Zimbabwe of the succulent twiner Tinospora fragosa and a succulent mistletoe, Agelanthus crassifolius
    Ernst J. van Jaarsveld

    On the ancestry of the tetraploid shrubby aloes in Kenya
    A.M. Uleh, L.E. Newton, P. K. Mbuga and G. W. Gatheri

    Notes on Ruschia dichroa (Aizoaceae): an endemic to the arid mountain fynbos of the Western Cape, South Africa
    C. Klak and P.V. Bruyns

    Aloe scorpioides; a new range extension to the Sierra Das Neves, south-west Angola
    Ernst J. van Jaarsveld

    Notes on Aloe ×nobilis Haw. (Asphodelaceae: Alooideae)
    Gideon F. Smith and Estrela Figueiredo

    Cotyledon woodii subsp. cremnophila, a new cliff dwelling taxon from the Kei river, Eastern Cape, Republic of South Africa
    Ernst J. van Jaarsveld

    Four new taxa of the genus Echeveria from the state of Oaxaca, Mexico
    Jerónimo Reyes Santiago, Christian Brachet Ize, Omar González Zorzano, Angeles Islas Luna and Lilian López Chávez

    Cotyledon lutea, a new species from the Western Cape, Republic of South Africa
    Ernst J. van Jaarsveld

    Sedum ×estrelae (Gideon F.Sm. & R.Stephenson) Gideon F.Sm. (Crassulaceae): a new combination for a natural hybrid in Sedum series Rupestria A.Berger (= Petrosedum Grulich) from Portugal
    Gideon F. Smith

    Crassula montana subsp. borealis, a new cliff-dwelling species from Namaqualand, Northern Cape, Republic of South Africa
    Ernst J. van Jaarsveld

    Annotated bibliography for the Colorado Hookless Cactus (Sclerocactus glaucus)
    Nancy D. Riley

    Published research in Cacti and Succulents, 2014–June 2015: a (briefly) annotated, selected bibliography
    Peter B. Breslin

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    Instructions for Authors

  • Contents

    President’s Message

    William Francis Maddams

    2015 Seed Depot

    2015 Calendar of Events

    CSSA Election Results

    Beginner’s Guide to Succulent Pelargoniums

    Pushing the Limits with Cacti and Succulents in
    Cold Climates

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  • 100 pages with 77 color photos. Topics covered include Haworthia, Gasteria, Agave, Dyckia, Hechtia, Drimiopsis, and more.
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