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Wind River Basin and Adjacent Areas

June Haines

Inventory dates: 1985, 1986

Thesis: Haines, J. 1988. A Flora of the Wind River Basin and Adjacent Areas, Fremont, Natrona, and Carbon Counties, Wyoming, v + 76 pp.

This represents the thesis project by June Haines. Fieldwork was conducted during the summers of 1985 and 1986. The area encompassed the eastern foothills of the Wind River Mountains, part of the Granite Mountain Uplift, and the Sheep Mountain Anticline (Carbon, Fremont, and Natrona counties) for a total of 5,168 mi2 ranging in elevation from 5,400 to 9,545 feet. Collected were 6,685 specimens documenting 885 unique taxa. Species of conservation concern were not tabulated. Also vouchered were 81 exotics including seven noxious weeds. Funding was provided by The Nature Conservancy and the University of Wyoming.

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5168 mi.2
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