Tag Archives: Friends of Plant Conservation

Saving the Narrow-leaved Smooth Aster (Symphyotrichum laeve var. concinnum)

The Narrow-leaved Smooth Aster (Symphyotrichum laeve var. concinnum) is a rare native aster that is protected by the State of North Carolina.  It is listed as Threatened on the North Carolina Protected Plant Species List              (http://www.ncagr.gov/plantindustry/plant/plantconserve/documents/2010protectedplants.pdf). It is also listed as … Continue reading

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Picture Creek Diabase Barrens

Last weekend, members of the B. W. Wells Association and the Friends of Plant Conservation toured the Picture Creek Diabase Barrens in Granville County, North Carolina.  The field trip was sponsored by Rob Evans and the state Plant Conservation Program and … Continue reading

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The B. W. Wells Association Hosts the Annual Meeting of the Friends of Plant Conservation

The B. W. Wells Association will be hosting the annual meeting of the Friends of Plant Conservation on September 27, 2013. The meeting will focus on plant conservation partnerships and unique conservation strategies in the Piedmont area, especially in Durham, … Continue reading

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