The Kentucky Native Plant Society was founded in 1986 for everyone interested in the native plants and wildflowers of Kentucky Plants are essential to both the well-being of our Commonwealth's natural ecosystems and our enjoyment of its unique environment. With members in Kentucky and neighboring states, the Kentucky Native Plant Society is a leader in promoting education about, appreciation for, and conservation of our native flora.

Our mission is to promote education, preservation, and protection of Kentucky native plants and ecological systems.

Wildflower Weekend will be on - April 29-30, 2016 - at Natural Bridge State Park.

We are taking nominations for our Botany Hall of Fame page. If you would like to nominate someone use the contact us form.

Looking for a Grant? We have just posted new information on the grants page.

Kentucky Native Plant Stewardship Certification

Check out the new classes for 2016

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Memorials

To those that served KNPS in the past.

Kentucky Botany Hall of Frame

People who left a substantial and long-lasting impact on Kentucky botany.

KENTUCKY’S NATIVE ALTERNATIVES TO INVASIVE PLANTS A GUIDE FOR LANDSCAPERS AND GARDENERS

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We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

KNPS GOALS

Plants for Hummingbirds, Bees and Birds

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Native Plant Uses & Benefits