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National Organizations Directory

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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North Carolina Native Plant Society

Address: c/o NC Botanical Garden, CB#3375
Totten Center, UNC-Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC 27599

Region: Southeast

Phone: 919-834-4172
Fax: 919-838-8363

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

Services this organization provides

  • Inventory and/or monitor endangered/rare species
  • Work on restoration projects
  • Lobby government
  • Natural habitat management
  • Support research with grants, awards, etc.
  • Publish research
  • Provide educational programming
  • Membership program
  • Offer public programs, trips, seminars, etc.
  • Propagate native plants
  • Native plant sales

Native Plant Focus: Native plants and their habitats.

Publications: NCWFPS (native plant newsletter 3/year;Wildflower Journal 1/year); NC Native Plant Propagation Handbook.

Description: The North Carolina Wild Flower Preservation Society was formed in 1951 by a group of individuals appreciative of native plants throughout the state and region. In 2004 the name of the society was changed to North Carolina Native Plant Society, which more accurately reflects the actual interests and goals of the group. The purpose of the Society is to promote enjoyment and conservation of native plants and their habitat through education, protection, propagation, and advocacy.

Last Update: 2004-03-18
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