Vascular Plants of Minnesota

Vascular Plants of Minnesota: A Checklist and Atlas

Gerald B. Ownbey
Thomas Morley
Copyright Date: 1991
Edition: NED - New edition
Pages: 320
https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.5749/j.ctttv4t3
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    Vascular Plants of Minnesota
    Book Description:

    A definitive reference to the 2,010 vascular plant species (ferns, conifers, and flowering plants) currently found in Minnesota.

    eISBN: 978-0-8166-8551-6
    Subjects: Botany & Plant Sciences

Table of Contents

  1. Front Matter
    (pp. i-iv)
  2. Table of Contents
    (pp. v-vi)
  3. Introduction
    (pp. vii-x)

    The importance of understanding the vegetation of an area opening to Europeans was appreciated even as settlement was occurring. Thus publications concerning plants found in various parts of Minnesota appear as early as 1822. Upham (1884) and Mac-Millan (1892) give an accounting of these articles. The first comprehensive list of the vascular plants of Minnesota is that by Lapham (1875). Lapham enumerates 896 plants for the state, based chiefly on his own observations and collections. In 1884, Upham published his annotated catalogue of the state’s flora, largely a compilation according to the author, in which 1,540 species were listed. Upham’s...

  4. PART 1 CHECKLIST OF THE VASCULAR PLANTS OF MINNESOTA
    (pp. 1-80)

    Mohlenbrock, R. H. 1967. Ferns.The illustrated flora of Illinois. Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale. 191 pp.

    Morton, C. V. 1952.Peteridophyta. In H. A. Gleason,The new Britton and Brown illustrated flora of the northeastern United States and adjacent Canada1: 1–56. New York Botanical Garden. 3 vols.

    Tryon, R. 1980.Ferns of Minnesota, ed. 2. University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis. 165 pp.

    Hauke, R. L. 1963. A taxonomic monograph of the germsEquisetumsubgenusHippochaete. Beih. Nova Hedwigia 8: 1-124.

    —. 1966. A systematic study ofEquisetum arvense.Nova Hedwigia 13: 81-109.

    —. 1966. Preliminary reports...

  5. APPENDIX 1. EXCLUDED NAMES
    (pp. 81-81)
  6. APPENDIX 2. TABLES
    (pp. 82-82)
  7. PART II ATLAS OF THE VASCULAR PLANTS OF MINNESOTA
    (pp. 83-294)
  8. Index to Genera and to Common Names
    (pp. 295-307)
  9. Back Matter
    (pp. 308-308)