Absarokas, Northern, and northeastern Wind River Range
David M. Rosenthal
Inventory dates: 1996, 1997
Thesis: Rosenthal, D. M. 1999. A Floristic Survey of Selected Areas in Shoshone National Forest, Wyoming, v + 85 pp.
This represents the thesis project by David M. Rosenthal. Fieldwork was conducted during the summers of 1996 and 1997. The area encompassed the northern Absarokas, the North Fork of the Shoshone River, and the Fitzpatrick Wilderness in Wind River Range (Park County) for a total of 2,128 mi2 ranging in elevation from 6,300 to 13,400 feet. Collected were 8,177 specimens documenting 1,067 unique taxa. Two state records were vouchered Astragalus platytropis and Helictotrichon mortonianum. Species of conservation concern totaled 34 documented at 77 sites. Also vouchered were 72 exotics including three noxious weeds. Funding was provided by the Shoshone National Forest and the University of Wyoming.
Results & Data
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.