STEMLab Resources

Orchid Biology 101 

To better understand the plight of South Florida Orchids, it’s important to understand orchid biology and why orchids seeds have a difficult time germinating. 

Learn about orchids seeds by visiting Go Orchids, developed by the North American Orchid Conservation Center (NAOOC),  and take a journey across the continent to discover over 200 native and non-native orchid species. 

Become a member of the American Orchid Society

In 2012, the 90 year old American Orchid Society, known for its passion and global leadership, moved their international headquarters to Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden. With our shared commitment to conservation, education, and research we are joining forces to ensure the perpetuation and appreciation for orchids in North America and the world.