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Flora Progress Bar 2018-12-11

See Photos from the Williamsburg 2018 Annual Meeting & Conference


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Sempirvirens, the VNPS Quarterly for Summer 2018 is ready to read!


Butterfly-weed (Asclepias tuberosa) is a great garden choice for pollinators!



The 2018 Wildflower of the Year is here!  Learn more about Flowering Dogwood (Cornus florida)

News & Updates

VNPS has become a landowner in the Shenandoah Valley! new

Check out our updated VNPS Photo Gallerynew

A great gift for any time of year: Climate-Wise Landscaping: Practical Actions for a Sustainable Future.

View Marion Lobstein’s classic video: Spring Wildflowers of the Mid-Atlantic

See photos from the 2018 VNPS Annual Meeting!

Find a Native Plant Nursery near you!

Keep VNPS in your year end giving plans

VNPS supports conservation of biologic “hot spots”, protects shrinking natural environments across the state and raises awareness and appreciation for our native plants. This year our fundraiser supports updates to the Flora of Virginia, which will be available in the Flora App as soon as completed. You can be assured that your donations to VNPS go right to the heart of what we are about. Donate Now!

A tax tip for those who are over age 70 1/2 and have a traditional IRA. If you qualify, you may be able contribute to VNPS using a Qualified Charitable Distribution (QCD) from your IRA, which could reduce your taxable income whether or not you itemize. Consult your tax adviser for details.

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Recent Blog Posts

There Really is a Pyxie-moss!

Pyxie-moss (Pyxidanthera barbulata) is a diminutive coastal plain endemic found only in the eastern portions of the Carolinas, southeastern Virginia, and the pine barrens of New Jersey and adjacent Long Island. It is adapted to frequent fire and minimizes heat damage... read more

The Root of the Problem: Garlic Mustard

It’s a classic tale of being careful what you wish for. As a high school student in Germany I went hiking with my classmates in the early spring woods. As I unpacked lunch, friends gathered knoblauchskraut at the forest edge, and we then added the native herb to our... read more