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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 August 30, 10:00 - 12:30   

Restoration and Land Management on an Organic Farm, Oxbow Farm and Education Center, Carnation 

Walk through a 100-acre property, viewing degraded and restored areas along the Snoqualmie River adjacent to vegetable production fields, and walk a trail on the island of the farms's namesake, Oxbow Lake. Along the way compare older (15-yrs) restoration projects with more recently planted areas, and learn how the land is managed to support wildlife, food production and education. Additionally, tour the new native plant nursery and discuss future goals for the property. No cost and open to both members and non-members.   Click on field trips link to left 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.