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Wyoming, Southeast

B. E. Nelson, Kelly Hughes

Inventory dates: 1998, 1999, 2001

This represents a staff project by B. E. Nelson with help from student Kelly Hughes. Fieldwork was conducted during the summers of 1998, 1999, and 2001. The area encompassed the Cheyenne-Denver Basin and Laramie Plains (Albany, Carbon, Goshen, Laramie, and Platte counties) for a total of 14,437 mi2 ranging in elevation from 4,100 to 7,400 feet. Collected were 8,496 specimens documenting 808 unique taxa. The following state records were discovered: Asclepias engelmannia, Chenopodium incanum var. incanum, Juncus gerardii, and Phaseolus vulgaris. Species of conservation concern totaled 25 documented at 50 sites. Also vouchered were numerous exotics including 16 noxious weeds. Funding was provided by the Bureau of Land Management and the University of Wyoming.

Results & Data

Project Area:
14437 mi.2
# of Collections:
# of Taxa Collected:
# of State Records:
# of Sensitive Taxa:
25 (documented from 50 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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