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Floristics Projects: Washington


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  1. Coville National Forest and Vicinity . This represents the thesis project by Jean Wood. Fieldwork was conducted during the summers of 1995 and 1996. The area encompassed included the Huckleberry Mountains, Kettle River Range, Selkirk Range, and Republic Highlands (Ferry and Stevens counties) for a total of about 2,800 mi2 ranging in elevation from 1,300 to 7,308 feet. Collected were 7,660 specimens documenting 902 unique taxa. Species of conservation concern totaled 30 documented at 51 sites. Also vouchered were 116 exotics, including 18 noxious weeds. Funding was provided by Coville National Forest, Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, National Park Service, Washington Native Plant Society, and the University of Wyoming.
  2. Umatilla National Forest (Oregon/Washington). This represents the thesis project by Heather Bradtke. Fieldwork was conducted during the summers of 2001 and 2002. The area encompassed the Blue Mountains (Grant, Morrow, Umatilla, Union, Wallowa, and Wheeler counties, Oregon; Asotin, Columbia, Garfield, and Walla Walla counties, Washington) for a total of 2,426 mi2 ranging in elevation from 2,000 to 7,900 feet. Collected were 11,334 specimens documenting 915 unique taxa. Species of conservation concern were numerous but not listed. Also vouchered were an unknown number of exotics including noxious weeds. Funding was provided by the Umatilla National Forest and the University of Wyoming. Thesis not completed.