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Park and Sierra Madre Ranges (Colorado/ Wyoming)

Nancy Kastning

Inventory dates: 1988, 1989, 1990

Thesis: Kastning, N. 1990. A Floristic Survey of the Park and Sierra Madre Ranges, Colorado and Wyoming, vi + 99 pp.

This represents the thesis project by Nancy Kastning. Fieldwork was conducted during the summers of 1988, 1989, and 1990. The area encompassed the Park Range of Colorado and the Sierra Madre of Wyoming (Eagle, Grand, Jackson, and Routt counties, Colorado; Carbon County, Wyoming) for a total of 1,748 mi2 ranging in elevation from 6,700 to 12,180 feet. Collected were 5,290 specimens documenting 778 unique taxa. Ipomopsis aggregata ssp. weberii represented a Wyoming record. Species of conservation concern totaled 13 documented at 25 sites. Also vouchered were numerous exotics including eight Wyoming noxious weeds. Funding was provided by the Routt National Forest, Wyoming Native Plant Society, and the University of Wyoming.

Results & Data

Project Area:
1748 mi.2
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# of Taxa Collected:
# of State Records:
# of Sensitive Taxa:
13 (documented from 25 sites)
# of Exotic Taxa:
# of Noxious Weeds:

Project Map:

Map shows the approximate project boundary. Collection sites are displayed as red dots. Click on a dot to view site information and a list of specimens from that site.

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