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Gros Ventre Mountains

Robert W. Lichvar

Inventory dates: 1977, 1978

Thesis: Lichvar, R. W. 1979. The Flora of the Gros Ventre Mountains, vi + 384 pp.

This represents the thesis project by Robert W. Lichvar. Fieldwork was conducted during the summer of 1977 and some in 1978. The area encompassed was the Gros Ventre Mountains (Sublette and Teton counties) for a total of 925 mi2 ranging in elevation from 4,200 to 11,645 feet. Collected were 1,600 specimens documenting 863 unique taxa. Draba borealis and Silene dichotoma documented as new to Wyoming. Also vouchered were numerous exotics and nine noxious weeds. Funding was provided by the Bridger-Teton National Forest, The Nature Conservancy, and the University of Wyoming. More...

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925 mi.2
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Project Description:

Lichvar, R. W. 1979. Nothworthy collections: Draba borealis, Silene dichotoma, and Epipactis gigantea. Madroño 26: 188.