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Medicine Bow Mountains

B. E. Nelson

Inventory dates: 1973

Thesis: Nelson, B. E. 1974. Vascular Plants of the Medicine Bow Mountains, Wyoming, iii + 391 pp.

This represents the thesis project by B. E. Nelson. Fieldwork was conducted during the summer of 1973. The area encompassed the Medicine Bow Mountains (including the Snowy Range) (Albany and Carbon counties) for a total of 828 mi2 ranging in elevation from 7,800 to 12,013 feet. Collected were 822 specimens. With “historical” records at RM the total unique taxa was 977. Species of conservation concern were not then recognized. Also vouchered were numerous exotics and five noxious weeds. Funding was provided by the Payson Award and the University of Wyoming.

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828 mi.2
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