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Focused on the beauty, research, and
restoration of those that are closest to home.

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What are Native Plants?

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Find Organizations

Herbariums

These facilities collect and study plants near you. Use this facility for their resources, a place to research, or volunteer your time.

Conservation Groups

Find conservation efforts in your area. Learn about land trusts, land restoration, or find a group to volunteer or work with.

Native Plant Societies

Plant societies provide a ton of free resources and events for your area. They are usually focused on research, conservation, and education.

Plant Clubs & Training

Not ever group fits into a plant society. Explore other plant groups and not-for-profit training and certifications near you.

Find Business & Service Providers

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Nursery or plant supplier

Pacific Northwest, Eastern WA, and serving most of the US

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Nursery or plant supplier, Landscape designer

Spokane - Eastern WA

Nursery or plant supplier

Puget Sound, Snohomish-Woodinville

View Public Domain Artwork

We love looking through the old diagrams of botanical illustration, but sometimes they can be hard to find. If we’ve found them, we’ll post them here!  All the items are either in the Public Domain (because of age) or they’ve been voluntarily added.  Look through all the artwork.

acer circinatum painting

Common name: Vine maple

Artist Name: Unknown

Acer circinatum 183 drawing

Common name: Vine maple

Artist Name: No artist was credited, so it may have been George Bishop Sudworth.

douglas-fir-illustration-1865

Common name: Douglas-fir

acer circinatum faxon

Common name: Vine maple

Artist Name: Charles Edward Faxon

From the Blog

Animal habitats

Enhancing Bird Habitats with Native Plants: A Guide to Using Audubon’s Plant Database

Birdwatching and gardening are activities that beautifully overlap when we talk about creating bird-friendly gardens. As the interest in supporting local bird populations grows, gardeners often face the challenge of selecting the right plants. The Audubon Society’s Native Plants Database emerges as a beacon, guiding enthusiasts to make informed, ecologically responsible choices for their gardens based on their zip code.

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Animal habitats

Garden Guardians: How Native Plants Support Pollinators

Native plants are not merely components of natural beauty; they are vital allies in supporting our native pollinators. Our gardens can become sanctuaries for these essential creatures, buzzing with life and activity, thanks to the thoughtful integration of region-specific flora. This article will focus on Eastern Washington species, but the concepts can expand to other habitats. The Plight of Pollinators

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Learn more about this site, when it was started, how it is ran, how it’s funded – AND where we’re headed in the future.