27th Rare Plant Conference February 10-11–Registration-OPEN Now!

The 27th Idaho Rare Plant Conference aims to be informative with scientific presentations and panel speakers, professional with opportunities to make connections with fellow plant enthusiasts, and exciting. Packard’s milkvetch, Astragalus cusickii var. packardiae, is our highlighted species this year, but we will discuss many other rare and interesting plants during the conference. Please click […]

Idaho Botanical Foray, June 18-22

The 8th Annual Idaho Botanical Foray    Selway River, Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forest,  June 18-22, 2015 (Thursday through Monday) For those unfamiliar with the Idaho Botanical Foray project, Jim Smith (BSU) started the Idaho Botanical Forays in 2008 with the goal of establishing collaborations between the four institutions in Idaho that have large active herbaria – Boise State […]

2013 Photo Contest Winners

Lewisia rediviva-Sue Braastad 1st place Individual species Mimulus lewisii-S & S Wildflowers 2nd place Individual species Townsendia montana 3rd place Individual species Penstemon deustus-Derek Duval 1st place Multiple species-Habitat Xerophyllum tenax-James P. Riser II 2nd place Multiple species-Habitat Castilleja covilleana-Stephen Love 3rd place Multiple species-Habitat Cephalanthera austiniae-James P. Riser II 1st place Plant-pollinator interaction Chaenactis […]


CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS For the rescheduled 2014 Rare Plant Conference, we are requesting presentations from anyone who has information to share on issues relevant to rare plant conservation. The options include 20-minute presentations, 10-minute To The Point presentations, and posters. Student papers and posters are especially encouraged. Abstracts and associated information must be submitted by […]