Patricia Folley


Oklahoma native Patricia Folley has been identifying wildflowers in the field for more than thirty years. Formerly a logistics management instructor at Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma City, she is currently a herbarium assistant at the University of Oklahoma’s Bebb Herbarium, a member of the Flora of Oklahoma editorial board, and coauthor of this evolving online project. A two-time former president of the Oklahoma Native Plant Society, she writes a monthly nature column for the Norman Transcript and is a technical editor for the Oklahoma Native Plant Record. She has won the Oklahoma Native Plant Society’s Anne Long and Service awards as well as the Conservation Award from the Oklahoma Chapter of the Nature Conservancy.