Nominations for GNPS Plant of the Year opened at 7:00 p.m. on October 11th. You must be a member to participate. Get all the details at our previous post about how to submit a nomination, and complete the form at this address as soon as possible (click this link, or... read more
For many years we have created and sold t-shirts and logo items at our in-person meetings. With the pandemic as well as the increase in broader statewide membership, doing that has not been practical this year. We want our members to be able to get t-shirts and logo... read more
The GNPS Plant of the Year (POY) program recognizes native plants that are of benefit to Georgia’s ecology and wildlife. If you are a GNPS member and have a native plant that you think is outstanding, please consider nominating it for POY 2022. Besides beauty, some... read more
2021 Plant of the Year: Fringetree This year’s Plant of the Year (POY) is fringetree (Chionanthus virginicus). Also known as white fringe tree, old man’s beard, or grancy graybeard, this small flowering tree grows along the east coast from New York to Florida and... read more
The Georgia Native Plant Society is pleased to announce that our members have selected fringetree (Chionanthus virginicus) as Plant of the Year for 2021.
POY 2021 voting will take place from November 1st – 30th at midnight. The nominees are: Fringetree (Chionanthus virginicus) Jewelweed (Impatiens capensis) Little bluestem (Schizachyrium scoparium) Purpletop (Tridens flavus) Turk’s-cap lily (Lilium superbum)... read more