Botanizing with Marion

Browse Marion Lobstein's articles, observations, notes, and botanical work over 40 years with VNPS

Marion Lobstein

About Marion Lobstein

Marion Lobstein is a founding Board and Life Member of the Virginia Native Plant Society and Professor Emeritus at Northern Virginia Community College. For many years she conducted tours and taught classes for the Smithsonian Resident Associates Program. Her academic degrees include a BSEd (Biology) from Western Carolina University, MAT from UNC-Chapel Hill, and MS in Biology from George Mason University. She is co-author of Finding Wildflowers in the Washington-Baltimore AreaMarion is a former board member of the Flora of Virginia Project and the Foundation of the State Arboretum.

She and her husband George live in Warrenton and are RV enthusiasts. In addition to her continuing involvement with botany and teaching, she is currently spending many happy hours pursuing her interests in watercolor painting.