The Idaho Native Plant Society is a statewide non-profit organization dedicated to promoting interest in native plants and plant communities, and collecting and sharing information on all phases of the botany of native plants in Idaho. We seek to foster an understanding and appreciation of our native flora and to preserve this rich heritage for future generations.

Sage Notes

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April is Idaho Native Plant Month

Here is the Governor’s declaration.

Annual Meeting (Coming Soon to the Boise Area in 2025!)

More details in the coming year!

Idaho Botanical Foray

The Idaho Botanical Foray is a plant collecting trip that meets annually during the summer. Hosting rotates among the state’s 4 largest academic herbaria. This year will be a botanical adventure to the Malad area from June 20th-23rd. You can learn more by visiting this Facebook page

Education Research Inventory Grant

Applicants are encouraged to submit a proposal describing a project, the way it benefits Idaho native plants and habitats, and how funds would be used to benefit.  ERIG

Idaho Native Plant Society Scholarship 
The Idaho Native Plant Society (INPS) invites applications for scholarships of $2000 each to be awarded each year. In alignment with our INPS mission, we want to award our scholarship to college or university students interested in understanding and appreciating Idaho’s native flora. Scholarship



Celebrating that our INPS Instagram reached a 1,000 followers in August 2023!  

We our grateful to have a committee that manages content for our Instagram account. However, we would like to encourage our members to share photos, so that our Instagram can showcase a vast array of incredible botanical findings across our state.

To contribute photos to the INPS Instagram, please send an email to inpssocialmedia@gmail.com. Please include your name for photo credit, a description of the photo content , and a caption (optional). Photos of plants, landscapes, insects, pollinators, wildlife, and plant people are great to submit. Make sure to follow, like, and share our INPS Instagram and watch it grow!