You can volunteer with Audubon and help with our mission. Learn more about the Definition of Native Plants. The supplementary papers to this collection were donated to Special Collections by Joseph E. Dean in May 1989 and June 1992. Native Arkansas Plant Photos and Descriptions, Hairy woodland sunflower (Helianthus hirsutus), of the Sunflower, Aster, or Composite (Asteraceae) family, is one of three Arkansas species with the common name “woodland sunflower.” The genus name is based on Greek words for “sun” and “flower.” The specific epithet … Continue reading →, Pawpaw (Asimina triloba) of the Custard Apple (Annonaceae) family is a small deciduous understory tree with edible fruit. The Arkansas Native Plant Society (ANPS), a non-profit corporation, was formally organized September 20, 1980 in Mena, Arkansas. Arkansas Native Plant Society Records (MC 932), Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville. By using our website you are consenting to our use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy. Suppliers of wildflowers, native seeds and Eco-Lawn grass seed for natural landscaping, wildflower gardens, and land restoration. Native plants will be available for sale from vendors specializing in Arkansas natives. Details » Jun. Triple Purple is a photograph by MTBobbins Photography which was uploaded on January 24th, 2015. Gardeners should look to Native Plants when choosing what to place in their yards. Your support will power our science, education, advocacy and on-the-ground conservation efforts. Arkansas Native Plant Society. The Arkansas Native Plant Society Records were donated to Special Collections in 1988 by the society's secretary, Joseph E. Dean of Heber Springs, Cleburne County, Arkansas. Fall 2020 Meeting and Field Trips Cancelled. Read More. Regular meetings of the Executive Board (Board) and General Membership (Membership) occur in the Spring and Fall each year over a weekend. The genus name is based on the Greek Lathyros, the ancient name for a leguminous plant. | Send Feedback or Report a Problem. Learn more about the Definition of Native Plants. 133 talking about this. It was organized to encourage interest in Arkansas native plants through field trips and programs, and to increase knowledge of native plants by identification, documentation, and analysis. Join our Advocacy Team to receive action alerts about legislation and policy when Arkansas's birds need your voice. The Society promotes the preservation, conservation, study, and enjoyment of the native plants of Arkansas, the education of the public regarding the value of native plants and their habitats, and the publication of related information. Box 1 contains correspondence and reference material and scrapbooks of the Arkansas Native Plant Society with correspondence, minutes, newsletters, clippings, photographs, and other items. The photograph may be purchased as wall art, home decor, apparel, phone cases, greeting cards, and more.