Center for Plant Conservation

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Center for Plant Conservation (CPC)

Address:4344 Shaw Blvd
Saint Louis, MO 63110

Established: 1984. Description:National network of 33 botanical institutions dedicated to the conservation of threatened and endangered plants of the United States through research, education, and the development of the National Collection of Endangered Plants, which maintains almost 600 of the country's rarest plants.
Publications: Plant Conservation Newsletter (biannually); free to members. Other publications are available via the web site or by calling the CPC National Office.

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The intended readership (practitioners and legislators) will find much useful information here, particularly with respect to restoration in the United States (the purview of the Center for Plant Conservation).
Other trees without ESA protection but considered by the Center for Plant Conservation to be endangered include the pyramid magnolia, Allegheny plum, Kearney sumac, Florida-privet, and Ozark chinkapin.
It is against these challenges that our partnerships with the Center for Plant Conservation, its member institutions, and the dedicated people that conserve and recover our native plant species stands out.
Kathryn Kennedy is the Executive Director of the Center for Plant Conservation. To learn more about the Center and its work, go to or call (314) 577-9450.
Population numbers continue to increase thanks to the efforts of federal and state agencies, university researchers, botanical gardens, and nonprofit conservation organizations like the Center for Plant Conservation. Thanks also goes to writers like Janet Marinelli, who used her seabeach amaranth forays with botanist Stephen Clemments (both of the Brooklyn Botanic Garden) as the conceptual basis for her book, Stalking the Wild Amaranth: Gardening in the Age of Extinction.
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The University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley is a participating institution in the Center for Plant Conservation (CPC).
As an anticipated accredited partner of the Center for Plant Conservation, the Pineywoods Center will house seeds and populations of two listed species (Texas trailing phlox, Phlox nivalis ssp.
As members of the Center for Plant Conservation, a network of 33 gardens and arboreta, we seed bank nine globally rare plant species.
The Park Service is working with institutions of the Center for Plant Conservation and the U.S.

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