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Roosevelt National Forest, Canyon Lakes Ranger District

Sarah C. Nunn

Inventory dates: 2001


Thesis: Nunn, S. C. 2003. A Vascular Flora of the Canyon Lakes Ranger District of Roosevelt National Forest, Larimer County, and Adjacent Areas, Colorado, vii + 84 pp.


This represents a thesis project by Sarah C. Nunn, a student at the University of Arkansas working through the Rocky Mountain Herbarium. Fieldwork was conducted during the summer of 2001. The area encompassed the Medicine Bow Mountains including the Rawah Wilderness of the northern Front Range (Larimer County) for a total of 1,200 mi2 ranging in elevation from 5,400 to 13,000 feet. Collected were 5,205 specimens documenting 894 unique taxa. Species of conservation concern totaled 15 documented at 28 sites. Also vouchered were 80 exotics including 21 noxious weeds. Funding was provided by the Roosevelt National Forest, Colorado State Forest, Colorado State Forest and State Park, and the Universities of Arkansas and Wyoming.


Results & Data

Project Area:
1200 mi.2
# of Collections:
# of Taxa Collected:
# of State Records:
?
# of Sensitive Taxa:
15 (documented from 28 sites)
# of Exotic Taxa:
80
# of Noxious Weeds:
21


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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