Celebrating Louisiana's Native Plants

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Our Purposes Are To:

  • Preserve and study native plants and their habitats
  • Educate people on the value of native plants and to protect endangered species
  • Promote the propagation and use of native plants in the landscape
  • Educate people on the relationship between our native flora and wildlife

Ways You Can Help

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How You Can Take Action

There are several ways you can take action to help protect Louisiana's Native Plants. 


Join LCH Program

Learn how you can join the Louisiana Certified Habitat program.

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Make a Donation

Your contribution to our nonprofit organization helps protect native plants.

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Learn More About The Louisiana Native Plant Society

About LNPS

The Louisiana Native Plant Society is a statewide non-profit organization dedicated to the protection of, education about, and the propagation of the state’s diverse native flora.


Native Plants of Louisiana

A Native plant is a species that evolved under the same or similar evolutionary pressures as the surrounding native plants of the area in which it resides


LCH Program

The goal of this program is to encourage property owners and managers to increase and protect the ecological value of their land to benefit wildlife and natural systems.



Membership in this society is open to anyone interested in native plants.  To become a member and receive our quarterly newsletter, pay and apply online.


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You Can Help Louisiana's Native Plants

Learn more how you can take part in helping the native plants and animals of Louisiana.

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