Alberta Exotic Plants Wiki

Click here for Posey’s Rogues: a gallery of exotic invasive and non-invasive plants of Alberta.

ANPC Guidelines for Rare Plant Surveys in AB Download these here
 Native Plant Source List

Learn where you can buy native seeds and plants – updated May 2018(Download the Excel spreadsheet.)


Throughout the year, ANPC supports Plant Study Groups in four locations in the province. These meetings will run from  October 2019 to May 2020.  The discussion topics and dates are in the process of being finalized. See the Plant Study Group page here.


***The Alberta Illustrated Keys have been updated by Linda Kershaw and Lorna Allen. Species status now agrees with the most recent ACIMS listing (ACIMS, March 2018) and taxonomy agrees with the VasCan database of October 2018 (Brouillet et. al. 2018). Please check them out on the 2019 Keys to Alberta Species page.


Spring 2019 Update: “The Rare Vascular Plants of Alberta book is in the process of being brought up to date with a second edition. See our “Rare Vascular Plants” page for the latest updates (May 2019). Photographs of many species are still required. The photograph wish list (revised March 19, 2019) and instructions for submission.



Growing Native Plants in Alberta – Guidance for communities, schools, homeowners, as well as reclamation and restoration resources click on our link here or access the source list above.

FINAL Action Plan for Wood Buffalo National Park Heritage Site
Click on this link to the Final Action Plan for development of a multi-jurisdiction Action Plan to protect the World Heritage Values of Wood Buffalo National Park. It is the final result of all the multi-stakeholders input, including ANPC, started in 2017 and completed in February of 2019.


View a presentation by Marsha Hayward (ANPC Northern Director) entitled “Biodiversity within Wood Buffalo National Park and the Peace-Athabasca Delta”. It is a UNESCO submission from a UN meeting in Edmonton presenting education and and information about Wood Buffalo National Park/Peace-Athabasca Delta and reasons to sustain & protect it. **Note that this is a very large file.     


Please watch for ANPC’s display tables, banners 
and pamphlets at professional, conservation and natural history, and community events around the province.  Check out our “Outreach” page for events in the summer.

Our wonderful new handouts can be downloaded from our “Plant Publications” page.





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