The BSBI is for everyone who cares about the wild plants of Britain and Ireland. Since 1836, we've been promoting the study, understanding and enjoyment of British and Irish botany. Find out more about us.

We support all botanists - beginner or expert, amateur or professional - as they identify, record and map what grows where: our data and knowledge underpin evidence-based conservation of the British and Irish flora.

Your membership helps BSBI advance the study and understanding of our wild plants and support their conservation across Britain and Ireland. Benefits to members include:

Join BSBI online in November under our membership special offer and enjoy 14 months of benefits for just over £2 a month.

For all the latest botanical news:

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Want to take a short training course in 2020?

See our list of plant ID training course providers across Britain & Ireland

Applications for BSBI Training Grants open on 1st January 2020.

BSBI Atlas 2020 Fund Appeal:         Please click here and help us map our wild plants in a changing world.         Find out more about Atlas 2020