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The American Society of Plant Taxonomists promotes research and teaching of taxonomy, systematics, and phylogeny of vascular and nonvascular plants. Organized in 1935, the Society has a membership of over 1100. The Society publishes two journals, Systematic Botany and Systematic Botany Monographs, provides funding for research and travel grants, and conducts scientific meetings each summer. For more information on these activities, see the links to the left. For more information on careers in taxonomy and systematics, click here!

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CIVICRM HOME - That's where you are right now, members.aspt.net! You may use this page to login before going to any of the payment links or the MY ACCOUNT link to edit your contact details or password.

ASPT.NET HOME - Use this link for ASPT news or information about the Society, Career Opportunities, Systematic Botany, or Systematic Botany Monographs.

MEMBERSHIP PAYMENTS - This is the application and renewal form for members who submit annual payments, regardless of nationality. Treasurer approved Emeritus members (officially retired and 25 years of ASPT membership) may use the form to submit their annual renewal without a payment to keep their memberships active. Be sure to login on this page or the system will not record your renewal properly and may create a duplicate record that requires manual corrections. When you submit your renewal payment, you may make donations or other payments to ASPT at the same time.

DONATIONS AND OTHER PAYMENTS TO ASPT - Please do not use this form for your membership renewal. This link may be used for donations or payments to ASPT like SBM orders or Systematic Botany page charges. Login is not required, but if you would like to be sure that the payment is linked to your record, it's best to login.

ANNUAL UPDATE FORM FOR ASPT LIFE MEMBERS - The members who have already paid for an ASPT Life membership may use this form to update their contact information and submit donations.

INSTITUTIONAL SUBSCRIPTIONS - For the librarians or subscription agents who have been provided with login information, this form may be used to submit annual, institutional renewals.

MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY - This link provides you with the opportunity to search for ASPT members by name and by location or research interests. When viewing your search results, the words in blue will take you to new links that contain additional information.

DEVELOPING COUNTRIES LIST - Use this link to view the countries where institutions or members qualify for our reduced membership and institutional subscription rates.


  • ASPT Members (Current and Lapsed):  Please use the two fields on the left hand side of the page to login with your username and password whenever you want to submit information or payments to the online system.  Login allows the new system to automatically record any changes to your data along with the payment amount and date. The login fields are available on any of the payment or renewal pages; for any login problems, contact the ASPT Business Office <businessoffice@aspt.net>. 

All members will submit the renewal form online through this system whether they are making a payment by credit card, sending a payment by check, or submitting a membership update form where no payment is required.  Emeritus Online Only members will use the "Membership Payments" link to submit their membership update form annually.  Life members will complete and submit the "Annual Update Form for Life Members".

On the "Membership" page, you will have the opportunity to donate to any of ASPT's funds at the same time you submit your renewal form.  After you login, your primary contact information should be autofilled on the page, and if you have made a previous payment, your billing contact information will be also be autofilled.  When you make changes to any of the contact information fields, the data will be updated automatically in the new data storage system when you submit your renewal form.  If you are submitting a payment by credit card, it will be processed immediately.  If you mark the "payment by check" button, your record will be updated and will indicate that the payment is pending until the check is received and processed by the business office.  Emeritus Online Only members may submit the form without a payment.

The "Donations and Other Payments" link is available to you for online payments or donations throughout the year when you are not submitting a renewal payment. 

For questions regarding your membership status or username and password for login, please contact ASPT Business Office <businessoffice@aspt.net>.  

  • New ASPT Members:  The membership year runs from January 1 through December 31.  To join ASPT, please visit the link to our Membership payment page.  Once you have submitted your contact information with your payment, a membership record will be created for you, and you will receive an email message that will provide you with login details to use for future payments.  You may also login at any time to edit your contact information by going to the "My Account" link.  If you have any general membership questions or questions during the application process, please contact the ASPT Business Office <businessoffice@aspt.net>. 
  • Guests for Other Payments:  Visit our Donations and Other Payments page to submit your payment.  Please be sure to provide any helpful information in the payment note text box regarding the payment (invoice number, note about a sponsorship, etc.).
  •  Institutional Subscribers:  Please contact the ASPT Business Office <businessoffice@aspt.net> for secure, online login and payment instructions.