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About WNPS

The Washington Native Plant Society is a forum for individuals who share a common interest in Washington’s unique and diverse plant life. For more than 35 years WNPS has been a great source for native plant information and action. Your active membership strengthens the Society’s role as the voice for our native plants. Please join us today.

What's New

Saturday September 13th, 2:00-4:00

Species Sleuthing, Seattle  

Everyone who enjoys practicing plant, moss, bird, amphibian or other species ID is invited to Carkeek Park’s wetland to practice and share your skills checking the accuracy of and adding to recent spot inventories.  This is an opportunity to teach and/or learn basic ID of whatever the group has to offer, anything from graminoids to salamanders. 

  Click on field trips link to left for more information and to sign up!

                                       

FALL NATIVE PLANT SALES!

The Central Puget Sound and South Sound Chapters of the Washington Native Plant Society fall have excellent plant sales this October with a great selection. The fall is a great time to plant as new transplants can take advantage of the plentiful rain and generally mild winter temperatures to become established.   Plant Sales link.

 

 

 

Botanical Rambles

Botanical Rambles is a Washington Native Plant Society Blog.  Join us for weekly topics and discussion.

Revision of Hitchcock & Cronquist Flora of the PNW

The University of Washington Herbarium (WTU) at the Burke Museum is officially embarking on an update to the one-volume "Flora of the Pacific Northwest".

Find out more and how you can help.

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Habitat Education Activities and Resources
Lessons, ID cards, posters, and a "how-to" garden manual.

Native Plants for Western Washington Gardens and Restoration Projects
Find native plants suitable for any project.

Starflower Restoration Resources
Restoration strategies and case studies.