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Corporate entry Australian Native Plants Society (Australia) (2008 - )

Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Alternative Names
  • ANPSA (Acronym)


The Australian Native Plants Society (Australia) (ANSPA) was established by and for people interested in Australia's native flora. ANSPA's origins date back to 1957 when the first regional society, the Society for Growing Australian Plants (SGAP) was established in Victoria. ANSPA consists of seven affiliated regional societies, one for each of the six Australian states, and the seventh based in the Australian Capital Territory.


 1957 - 1962 Society for Growing Australian Plants (SGAP)
       1957 - 1962 Society for Growing Australian Plants (SGAP)
       1962 - 2008 Association of Societies for Growing Australian Plants
             2008 - Australian Native Plants Society (Australia)

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Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions


  • Society for Growing Australian Plants, ed., 'Australian plants', 1959. Details


See also

  • Elliot, Gwen and Elliot, Rodger, 'Preservation by Cultivation: the Genesis of the Australian Plants Society', Australian Garden History, 13 (6) (2002), 21-22. Details

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