- There are 2, 328 species of vascular plant in Ireland, of which 980 are native. Ireland’s Biodiversity, State of Knowledge: Vascular Plants.
- The National Botanic Gardens provide detailed information and resources on the Irish Flora. They also coordinate Ireland’s National Strategy for Plant Conservation and have an Irish Botany Newspage.
- The Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland (BSBI) is a charitable society promoting the study and enjoyment of Britain and Ireland’s wild plants. It is the most active organisation devoted to the study of botany in Britain and Ireland. The BSBI produce hectad and tetrad distribution maps. They also have a series of publications; and hold conferences and field meetings. Members are kept informed by a newsletter three times a year and are invited to make use of a system of county recorders and national referees who can help with the identification of plants.
- The BSBI have published a strategy for Recording the British and Irish Flora 2010-2020
- There is a BSBI Irish Officer who works to support the county recorders
- The work of the BSBI in Ireland is coordinated by the Irish committee. There are 40 Irish BSBI country recorders. They have an annual publication, the Irish Botanical News.
- Data within the national vascular plant database will be made available to atlasing initiatives in Ireland to ensure that that Irish plant initiatives complement each other.