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Arapaho National Forest and Grand County, Colorado

Erin K. Foley

Inventory dates: 2003, 2004


Thesis: Foley, E. K. 2006. A Floristic Inventory of the Arapaho National Forest and Bureau of Land Management Lands in Grand County, Colorado, v + 108 pp.


This represents a thesis project by Erin K. Foley. Fieldwork was conducted during the summers of 2003 and 2004. The area encompassed the Front, Never Summer, Gore, Williams Fork, Rabbit Ears ranges, Indian Peaks, and Middle Park (Clear Creek, Gilpin, Grand, Jefferson, and Park counties) for a total of 1,500 mi2 ranging in elevation from 6,800 to 14,270 feet. Species of conservation concern totaled 25 documented at 73 sites. Also vouchered were 93 exotics including 18 noxious weeds. Funding was provided by the Arapaho National Forest, Bureau of Land Management, C. L. Porter Summer Fellowship in Botany, and the University of Wyoming.


Results & Data

Project Area:
1500 mi.2
# of Collections:
# of Taxa Collected:
# of State Records:
?
# of Sensitive Taxa:
25 (documented from 73 sites)
# of Exotic Taxa:
93
# of Noxious Weeds:
18


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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