Connecting people and plants to support healthy humans and habitats
Plants of Concern connects...
We monitor and advocate for rare plants and natural areas.
We work to safeguard rare plants from extinction.
We share data with land managers, researchers, and state databases.
Monitoring Rare Plants: Become a Plants of Concern Volunteer
A Case Story by Katherine Accettura, Southern Illinois VolunteerHeader photo: Katherine, Travis Neal, and Chris Benda examine the flowers of the state threatened squirting cucumber (Melothria pendula). Photo by Bobby Samat.What began as...
Making an impact
participating over the life of the program
monitored by community scientists & partners
partnering to save rare plants and habitats