The North Carolina Botanical Garden is a conservation garden. Our guiding mission is to inspire understanding, appreciation, and conservation of plants and to advance a sustainable relationship between people and nature.

News from the Garden

Available Now: FloraQuest: Carolinas & Georgia App

Since last year’s release of FloraQuest: Northern Tier, Alan Weakley and the Southeastern Flora Team have been hard at work to bring you FloraQuest: Carolinas & Georgia. This is the…

2024 NC Wildflower of the Year

We are excited to announce this year’s North Carolina Wildflower of the Year, erect snoutbean (Rhynchosia tomentosa). This little-known member of the legume family grows in dry and sandy woodlands in the southeastern U.S.

Upcoming symposium honors the African American legacy in horticulture

The North Carolina Botanical Garden is proud to partner with the Durham County Library, Sarah P. Duke Gardens, NC A&T, and other local organizations for The African American Legacy in…

January-June 2024

Saving Our Savannas: Stories of the Longleaf Pine

This six-month series of programs and events honors the natural, cultural, and historical significance of these remarkable environments.
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