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Targhee National Forest and Vicinity

Stuart Markow

Inventory dates: 1991, 1992


Thesis: Markow, S. 1994. A Floristic Survey of the Targhee National Forest and Vicinity, vii + 164 pp.


This represents the thesis project by the late Stuart Markow. Fieldwork was conducted during the summers of 1991 and 1992. The area encompassed the Snake River, Big Hole, and west slope of the Teton ranges of Wyoming and Idaho, Island Park, Centennial Ridge, and Southern Beaverhead Range, Idaho (including parts of Lincoln and Teton counties, Wyoming; Bonneville, Clark, Fremont, Lemhi, Madison, and Teton counties, Idaho) for a total of 2,885 mi2 ranging in elevation from 5,600 to 11,383 feet. Collected were 13,442 specimens documenting 1,104 unique taxa. Lithospermum arvense represented a new record for Wyoming. Species of conservation concern totaled 21 documented at 31 sites. Also vouchered were 99 exotics including 15 noxious weeds. Funding was provided by the Targhee National Forest, The Nature Conservancy, and the University of Wyoming.


Results & Data

Project Area:
2885 mi.2
# of Collections:
# of Taxa Collected:
# of State Records:
1
# of Sensitive Taxa:
21 (documented from 31 sites)
# of Exotic Taxa:
99
# of Noxious Weeds:
15


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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