The Michigan Botanist is the peer-reviewed, quarterly journal of The Michigan Botanical Club established in 1962.

The publication is hosted online through the journal services of Michigan Publishing, the primary academic publisher of the University of Michigan.

Membership in the Michigan Botanical Club is open to anyone interested in its aims:

  • Conservation of all native plants.
  • Education of the public to appreciate and preserve plant life.
  • Sponsorship of research and publication on the plant life of the State.
  • Sponsorship of legislation to promote preservation of Michigan native flora.
  • Establishment of suitable sanctuaries and natural areas.
  • Cooperation in programs concerned with the use and conservation of all natural resources and scenic features.

Authors receive a page-charge discount for submission of final copy on disk, and members receive an allotment of free pages each year.

Individuals wishing to subscribe to the print edition should go to the Membership Page. Institutions should go to the Subscription Page.