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Wyoming, South-Central

Beth A. (Ward) Burkhart

Inventory dates: 1996, 1997

Thesis: Ward, B. A. [Burkhart] 1998. A Floristic Survey of South-Central Wyoming, v + 132 pp.

This represents the thesis project by Beth A. (Ward) Burkhart. Fieldwork was conducted during the summers of 1996 and 1997. The area encompassed the Washakie Basin, Rock Springs Uplift, and the Lower Green River Basin (Carbon, Fremont, Sublette, Sweetwater counties) for a total of 6,524 mi2 ranging in elevation from 6,100 to 9,720 feet. Collected were 9,265 specimens documenting 858 unique taxa. Species of conservation concern totaled 20 documented at 44 sites. Also vouchered were 88 exotics including 11 noxious weeds. Funding was provided by the Bureau of Land Management and the University of Wyoming.

Results & Data

Project Area:
6524 mi.2
# of Collections:
# of Taxa Collected:
# of State Records:
# of Sensitive Taxa:
20 (documented from 44 sites)
# of Exotic Taxa:
# of Noxious Weeds:

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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