2015 Annual Wildflower Weekend (AWW)

Wildflower enthusiasts from across Kansas will converge on Manhattan, Kansas, September 25-26-27, for the KNPS's 37th Annual Wildflower Weekend. The meeting will be a unique opportunity to explore and learn about the native plants in the northern Flint Hills.

  • Friday afternoon: Botanize on Konza Prairie's Butterfly Hill
  • Saturday morning: Annual Meeting, Speaker Presentations, Awards Presentations, Photo Contest, and Silent Auction at Kansas State University.
  • Saturday afternoon: Botanize at Tuttle Creek site & Bob Haines pasture
  • Sunday morning: Botanize at Konza Prairie

The public is encouraged to attend.

Learn about and register for the 2015 Annual Wildflower Weekend

Submit your digital photos to the 2015 Photo Contest. Winners are announced at AWW.

About KNPS

KNPS encourages awareness and appreciation of the native plants of Kansas in their habitats and in our landscapes by promoting education, stewardship, and scientific knowledge. Learn more About Us.

Native Plants

Kansas native plants are indigenous to Kansas and include wildflowers, forbs, grasses, sedges, rushes, trees, shrubs, vines, ferns, mosses, and others. They are found in our prairies, woodlands, wetlands, and gardens. Learn more about the Definition of Native Plants.


One of the best ways to learn about Kansas plants is to join KNPS. Some of our members' favorite benefits are the quarterly Newsletter, the wildflower Events, and connecting with other members. Learn more about Membership.

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