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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 throughout North America. Click here to add your organization to the directory. Affiliates are organizations that partner with the Wildflower Center to encourage the preservation and use of native plants in different regions of the country.

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Botanical Society of Washington, The

Address: Dept. of Botany, MRC 166
Smithsonian Institution
Washington, D.C., VA 20560

Region: Northeast


Organization Structure: Private Non Profit
Organization Scope: State/Regional
Organization Type: Botanical Society

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Description: The BOTANICAL SOCIETY OF WASHINGTON was formed in 1901 by a union of the Botanical Seminar and the Washington Botanical Club. Early members included such notables as Erwin F. Smith, David Fairchild, and F.V. Coville along with J.N. Rose, O.F. Cooke, E.L. Greene, and F.H. Knowlton. The Society has met continuously since that time, and membership is available to all persons having an interest in Botany, and the other plant sciences.

Last Update: 2003-12-03
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