The Greenbelt Native Plant Center (GNPC), a facility of the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation, is a 13–acre greenhouse, nursery, and seed bank complex located on Staten Island, NY.

Founder Seed Program Species List

Species Currently in Production

  • Andropogon virginicus–Broomsedge
  • Asclepias incarnata–Swamp milkweed
  • Eupatorium fistulosum–Trumpetweed
  • Euthamia graminifolia–Lance-leaved Goldenrod
  • Juncus effusus–Soft Bullrush
  • Panicum virgatum–Switchgrass
  • Scirpus cyperinus–Woolgrass
  • Schizachryium scoparium–Little Bluestem
  • Solidago juncea–Early Goldenrod
  • Solidago nemoralis–Grey Goldenrod
  • Solidago rugosa–Rough-stemmed Goldenrod
  • Sorghastrum nutans–Indian grass
  • Symphyotrichum laeve–Smooth Aster
  • Symphyotrichum pilosus–Heath Aster
  • Symphyotrichum novae-angliae–New England Aster
  • Tripsacum dactyloides–Eastern Gamagrass

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