About WNPS

The Washington Native Plant Society is a forum for individuals who share a common interest in Washington’s unique and diverse plant life. For more than 35 years WNPS has been a great source for native plant information and action. Your active membership strengthens the Society’s role as the voice for our native plants. Please join us today.

What's New 

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Office and Program Coordinator for the Washington Native Plant Society.  For almost 40 years, WNPS has served as the "voice for native plants and habitats" in Washington.   If you're interested in providing office and program support to the WNPS and its Central Puget Sound Chapter, we are looking for an individual for membership processing and communication, recordkeeping, front desk administration, and volunteer development and support. 

Applications are being accepted through July 31st, 2015Click on this link for more information, qualifications, and the application process.

Restoring Native Pollinator Habitat:  Puget Sound Lowlands  by Matt Schwartz

Learn about the importance of restoring native pollinator habitat in the Summer 2015 edition of Douglasia, the quarterly journal of the Washington Native Plant Society. And visit these pages for an overview of using pollinator-friendly plants in restoration projects and to access plant lists for particular habitats.



Botanical Rambles

Join us for weekly topics and discussion on Botanical Rambles, the Washington Native Plant Society Blog.

Revision of Hitchcock & Cronquist Flora of the PNW

The University of Washington Herbarium (WTU) at the Burke Museum is officially embarking on an update to the one-volume "Flora of the Pacific Northwest".

Find out more and how you can help.