Who we are

The Iowa Native Plant Society is a forum for plant enthusiasts, gardeners, and professional botanists to exchange ideas and information and to work together to:

  • encourage conservation and ethical use of Iowa’s plants
  • promote education about Iowa’s plants, their habitats and cultural habits, and the preservation of these plants and their environment
  • appreciate and enjoy Iowa’s native flora


August 20, 2022
  • IPN Region 7 Field Trip: Lee County Sand Prairie

    August 20, 2022  10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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INPS 2022 Annual Meeting

Please join us for our annual meeting at Chichaqua Bottoms Greenbelt! We will be visiting a variety of upland prairies and touring the new native seed lab prior to our business meeting. The event will Read more…

Tipton Prairie

A field trip to Tipton Prairie was held July 2, 2022 and was led by Dr. Tom Rosburg with 12 participants, including Vice President Tom Scherer and President, Sarah Nizzi. Over sixty native species were observed Read more…

Linda and Bob Scarth

Linda Scarth, 1941–2017 Robert Scarth, 1939–2022 Written by Holly Carver When I think of Linda and Robert Scarth, this image comes to mind. In 2007, when the Knight Prairie Pavilion at Kent Park was dedicated, Read more…

Pammel State Park

April 30, 2022 Our Field Trip leader was John Pearson, DNR Ecologist. We were also escorted by Steve Pearson Madison County Conservation Director. Steve gave us an overview of Pammel State Park and the ongoing Read more…

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Sioux City, IA 51108

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