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 Plan now for A VNPS RESEARCH GRANT AWARD in 2018 


The 'Next Generation' at Tri-State Native Plant Conference Field Trip 

These plants will disappear unless we can control the deer population.      Photos by Charles Smith

Recent News


  • The Society becomes a land owner!
  • Black Cohosh Seed Germination and Conservation by John Hayden
  • First look at our new Wildflower of the Year: Cornus Florida
  • Field trip reports and opportunities

Sempervirens Winter 2017-2018

Flora of Virginia App now available: Android and IOS  Cost is $19.99 and worth every penny!


Grant Application Period now Open!

Applications accepted through February 15th. The VNPS will be awarding up to three Research Award Grants, including at least one going to an undergraduate student. These grants are for research on native plants, not for gardens! All the information is available on our Grant Award page: 2018 Research Grant Award


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Recent Blog Posts

Kates Mountain Clover: Trifolium virginicum

Kates Mountain Clover, (Trifolium virginicum) is one of only three clovers that are native to Virginia. First discovered on Kate’s Mountain in West Virginia in 1892 by botanist, John Kukel Small, this plant is known to exist only in four states and in a very specific... read more

Looking Back: VNPS in 2017

Small but mighty, the VNPS rose up with spirit to meet the challenges of 2017.  The members of our Society did not sit around eating bonbons and gnashing teeth over discouraging events last year. Well, maybe there was some gnashing of teeth . . . but in the end,... read more

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