The Glide Wildflower Show, April 29-30, 2023

The largest showcase of native flora in the Pacific Northwest

Features of the show include:

  • Over 600 species of wildflowers, shrubs, trees, mosses, lichens, and ferns, collected throughout Southwest Oregon, artfully displayed and labeled
  • Special displays of edible and medicinal plants, natural dyes, noxious weeds, beekeeping, and photos of endangered flowers
  • Roving botanists available to answer questions
  • Sales of books and field guides; food, drink and homemade pies (a show tradition); and native plants

Presentations from knowledgeable speakers will include:

  • Tour the Show with a Botanist – Dr. Ken Carloni, retired UCC professor of botany
  • Medicinal and Edible Plant Uses – Steven Yeager, Mountain Rose Herbs in Eugene
  • Vegetation After Wildfire – Richard Helliwell, retired US Forest Service botanist
  • Exploring Oregon’s Botanical Diversity: Tools from Oregon’s Flora – Dr. Stephen Meyers, Oregon Flora Project, OSU
  • Guided Wildflower Walks – GWS collectors

The details:

  • Location: Glide Community Center, Glide, 17 miles east of Roseburg on Highway 13
  • $3 suggested donation
  • 9 am to 5 pm both Saturday and Sunday, with a photographers-only hour from 8 to 9 am
  • Handicapped accessible


Visit for more information. If you have questions or would like advice on planning your outing, email

Kirk BlaineThe Glide Wildflower Show, April 29-30, 2023