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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

VNPS Fundraiser: Land Acquisition

Our Fundraiser is still open! Help us make it to $35,000 – we’re so close!! Our partners at the VA Natural Heritage Program need our help to be in a position to buy land when the possibility arises.  Acquisition of large parcels of land, contiguous if possible, is our BEST bet for preservation. Read our President’s letter explaining the drive, and DONATE BY MAIL. Or, read the President’s letter, and then click here to DONATE ONLINE Photo by Gary Fleming.


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

Evergreen and Creepy: It’s Winter Creeper!

Winter Creeper, (Euonymus fortunei), with its glossy evergreen leaves, is easy to spot in the woods right now. This member of the Bittersweet family, (Celastraceae), is native to China, Japan and Korea. Introduced here as an ornamental plant, Winter Creeper, also... read more

Old-Age Forest at Chapman State Park

The old-age forest section of Chapman State Park is a fascinating and regionally unique meeting ground for plants with a primary range in the inner Piedmont and mountains and those of the Coastal Plain. This section extends from the low river terrace and extensive... read more

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