Forrest Deaner Native Plant Botanic Garden

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United States of America - California - Benicia

Institution Code:

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No


Main Address:
Forrest Deaner Native Plant Botanic Garden
California Native Plant Society, Willis L. Jepson Chapter
121 Tustin Court, Benicia, CA 94510
California 94510 United States of America

Telephone: (707) 745-3906
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Norma Deaner
    Curator's Name:
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Norma Deaner, Committee Chair

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: State: Yes
  • Date founded: 2000
  • Physical Data
  • Total Area: 2 Hectares
    Latitude: 38.0676370
    Longitude: -122.1565660
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name: Forrest Deaner Native Plant Botanic Garden
  • Local Address: Benicia State Recreation Area
  • Locality: City: Benicia
  • Locality: State: California

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: No
    Arboretum: No
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: No
    Seed Bank: No
    Published Plant Catalogue: No
    Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: No
    Retail Outlet: Shop: No
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: No
    Disabled access: Yes
  • Number of Volunteers: 20

Plant Collections

Conservation Programmes

  • Conservation Programme: No
    Medicinal Plant Programme: No
    Ex Situ Conservation Programme: No
    Reintroduction Programme: No

Research Programmes

  • Biotechnology: No
    Plant Breeding: No
    Conservation - Biology: No
    Conservation - Genetics: No
    Data Management Systems and Information Technology: No
    Ecology: No
    Ecosystem Conservation: No
    Education: Yes
    Ethnobotany: No
    Exploration: No
    Floristics: No
    Horticulture: No
    Invasive Species Biology and Control: No
    Molecular Genetics: No
    Pollination Biology: No
    Restoration Ecology: No
    Seed/Spore Biology: No
    Systematics and Taxonomy: No
    Sustainability: Yes
    Pharmacology: No
    Agriculture: No
    Land Restoration: No
    Urban Environments: No

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: No
    Education Signs in Garden: Yes
    Public Lectures/Talks: No
    Education Booklets/Leaflets: No
    Guided Tours: Yes
    Permanent Public Displays: Yes
    Special Exhibitions: No
    Courses for School Children: Yes
    Courses for University/College Students: No
    Courses for General Public: No
    Education Programme: Yes