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Wind River Range, East Slope of the, and Vicinity

Robert T. Massatti

Inventory dates: 2005, 2006


Thesis: Massatti, R. T. 2007. A Floristic Inventory of the East Slope of the Wind River Mountain Range and Vicinity, Wyoming, iv + 120 pp.


This represents the thesis project by Robert T. Massatti. Fieldwork was conducted during the summers of 2005 and 2006. The area encompassed was the Fitzpatrick Wilderness to the north and the remainder of the Shoshone National Forest to the south of the Wind River Indian Reservation (Fremont County) for a total of 1,198 mi2 ranging in elevation from 6,000 to 13,804 feet. Collected were 9,534 specimens documenting 1,056 unique taxa. State records were Carex lenticularis var. dolia and Festuca viviparoidea ssp. krajinae. Species of conservation concern totaled 44 documented at 166 sites. Also vouchered were 55 exotics including nine noxious weeds. Funding was provided by the Shoshone National Forest and the University of Wyoming.


Results & Data

Project Area:
1198 mi.2
# of Collections:
# of Taxa Collected:
# of State Records:
2
# of Sensitive Taxa:
44 (documented from 166 sites)
# of Exotic Taxa:
55
# of Noxious Weeds:
9


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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