Washington Native Plant Society

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Washington Native Plant Society field trip in John B. Yeon State Park

The Washington Native Plant Society (WNPS) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the protection and appreciation of the native plants of the U.S. state of Washington. The society has participated with the state and local government agencies, as a non-governmental organization, for the protection of species, their habitats, and general environmental quality. WNPS also works in cooperation with other non-profit groups, such as the Seattle Audubon Society, for public education and advocacy in matters of mutual interest.

Notable members of the Washington Native Plant Society[edit]

  • Arthur Kruckeberg, Ph.D; founding President of WNPS, Professor Emeritus of Botany at the University of Washington, and author of numerous books.

Peer reviewed scholarly papers[edit]

The society has funded and published scholarly papers, called the Douglasia Occasional Papers.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Washington Native Plant Society: Douglasia Occasional Papers". Wnps.org. 2013-01-13. Retrieved 2014-01-21. 

External links[edit]

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