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As a service to the public, the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center collects information on native plant societies, conservation groups, governmental agencies, botanical gardens, arboreta, and other plant-related organizations across the United States.

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Center for Plant Conservation

Address: 4344 Shaw Boulevard
P.O. Box 299
St. Louis, MO 63166

Region: Midwest

Phone: (314) 577-9450
Fax: (314) 577-9465
Web: www.centerforplantconservation.org

Organization Structure: Private Non Profit
Organization Scope: National
Organization Type: Plant Research Center

Services this organization provides

  • Inventory and/or monitor endangered/rare species
  • Work on restoration projects
  • Support research with grants, awards, etc.
  • Conducts research
  • Publish research
  • Membership program
  • Offer public programs, trips, seminars, etc.

Native Plant Focus: Imperiled native plants

Publications: Plant Conservation (1/4ly newsletter)

Description: The Center for Plant Conservation (CPC) is dedicated solely to preventing the extinction of U.S. native plants. The Center was one of the first organizations created to meet this need. The Center is a network of more than 30 leading botanic institutions. Founded in 1984, the Center operates the only coordinated national program of off-site (ex situ) conservation of rare plant material. This conservation collection ensures that material is available for restoration and recovery efforts for these species. The Center also works in research, restoration, technical assistance, education and advocacy through the efforts of the network and the national office.

Last Update: 2013-04-16
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