Saving Endangered Plants

Peter Taggart
Tue, 06 Sep 2011 08:48:14 PDT
I have never come accros this organisation but if Galanthus nivalis were not
CITES, as I understand it is, along with other species of snowdrop, I could
send thousands of garden sourced bulbs to anyone who wanted them, removing
the presure on wild populations from unscrupulous collector/ vendors and the
same principle applies to other protected plants.
Peter (UK)

On Tue, Sep 6, 2011 at 1:12 PM, Tony Avent <> wrote:

> Shirley:
> I'm glad you posted a note about the Center for Plant Conservation (CPC).
> As I've tried to explain to several members, the nursery industry would be
> the perfect partner, not only in being able to actually grow the plants, but
> we could do wonders with ex-situ conservation by spreading the plants around
> widely to collectors in this changing climate.

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