Wild Orchids of North America






NAOCC is a coalition of organizations dedicated to conserving the diverse orchid heritage of the U.S. and Canada.  Founded by the Smithsonian Institution and the United States Botanic Garden.  Based at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center.  Edgewater, Maryland, USA.

North American Orchid Conservation Center

Group of individuals sharing a common interest in natural history, and the native orchids of North America in particular.  Founded 2003.  North Carolina, USA.

Native Orchid Conference

Membership provides fellowship, encouragement, and further education of orchid growing.  Cooperative to help restore Cypripedium kentuckiense to the region.  Founded 1980.  Alexandria, Louisiana, USA.

Central Louisiana Orchid Society

University of British Columbia project with information about the orchid species found in the province.

E-Flora BC

Membership, events, meetings, and contact information.  Orchids of New England section.  Gorham, Maine.

Maine Orchid Society

Meetings, contacts, and show information. Native orchids of Alberta and British Columbia.  Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Foothills Orchid Society

Photographs and other information about orchids found in the state of Florida.  Prem Subrahmanyam.  Florida, USA.

Florida's Native and Naturalized Orchids

Celebrating the diversity, beauty, and preservation of orchids and wild flowers on the Bruce Peninsula.  Tobermory, Ontario, Canada.

Bruce Peninsula Orchid Festival

Membership and events information.  Photographs of native orchids occuring in Saskatchewan.  Founded in 1983.  Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.

Saskatchewan Orchid Society

Serving Greater Chicagoland.  Meetings, awards, and events information.  Photos of midwest native orchid species.  Glencoe, Illinois, USA.

Illinois Orchid Society

Working with the Muttart Conservatory to help develop a world-renowned orchid species collection for the citizens of Edmonton and orchid enthusiasts around the globe. The site features includes an orchid species database and search game.  Founded in 1991.  Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Orchid Species Preservation Foundation

A photographic record of the beautiful, and often rare, native orchids that can be found in the area.  Lynden, Washington, USA.

Native Orchids of the Pacific NW and Canadian Rockies

Promoting the cultivation, preservation, and enjoyment of orchids.  Activities, contacts, and meetings information.  Photo gallery.  Serving the greater Quad City Area.  Moline, Illinois, USA.

Illowa Orchid Society

Meeting dates, events, contact, and membership information.  Orchid FAQ, quiz, and list of orchids native to Iowa.   Founded in 1960.  Des Moines, Iowa, USA.

Central Iowa Orchid Society

Integrating undergraduate student learning with the conservation of North America's rarest native orchids.  Illinois College.  Jacksonville, Illinois, USA.

Orchid Recovery Program

Membership and events information.  Newsletters, conservation projects, and photos.  Founded in 1987.  Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA.

Northeastern Wisconsin Orchid Society

Stimulating interest in orchids and their culture.  Native Arkansas orchids information.  Springdale, Arkansas, USA.

Orchid Society of the Ozarks

Blog featuring many of the native orchids found in the US Pacific Northwest.  Lynden, Washington, USA.

Serendipity and Orchids

The hunt to photograph Florida's native orchids and incidental related things.  Prem Subrahmanyam.  Altamonte Springs, Florida, USA.

Florida Native Orchid Blog

An interactive guide to the native orchids of Wisconsin.  Descriptions and pictures.  Jeffrey R. Hapeman.  University of Wisconsin, USA.

Orchids of Wisconsin

Rescuing the orchids of Chiapas.  The botanical garden has over 3000 rescued plants, with 418 species of the 700 recorded for Chiapas.  Project of Pronatura Sur.  Founded in 1994.  Craig Robert Dietz (Cisco).  San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico.

Orquídeas Moxviquil

Organization dedicated to sharing the enthusiam of growing orchids.  Information about Indiana's native orchids.  Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.

Central Indiana Orchid Society

Orchid images, including species found in Arizona.   Prescott, Arizona, USA.

My Orchids - Photo Gallery

Membership and activities info.  Canadian native orchids listing including locations, descriptions, and flowering season.  Orchid growing info for beginners.  Hamilton/Burlington, Ontario, Canada.

Orchid Society of the Royal Botanical Gardens