KANSAS REFERENCES

 

Suggested Web-links

Dyck Arboretum of the Plains — educates people about the benefits of appreciating, preserving, and utilizing native and adaptable plants; trees, shrubs, wildflowers, and grasses of Kansas are emphasized:
www.dyckarboretum.org/

Elam Bartholomew Herbarium, Fort Hays State University:
www.fhsu.edu/biology/thomasson/Bartholomewtypes/website.html

Emporia State University Herbarium, Emporia State University:
www.emporia.edu/smnh/herbarium.htm

Herbarium, Kansas State University:
www.ksu.edu/fergusonlab/herbarium/

Kansas Native Plant Society — develops an awareness of the beauty of Kansas wildflowers, their use in landscaping public areas, and their place in the Kansas ecology:
www.kansasnativeplantsociety.org/

Kansas Natural Heritage Inventory — tracking lists and global, federal, and state rarity ranks for plant and animal species and natural communities of concern:
www.kbs.ku.edu/

Kansas Wildflowers and Grasses — photographs and images of common vascular plants of Kansas:
www.lib.ksu.edu/wildflower/

R.L. McGregor Herbarium, University of Kansas:
http://nhm.ku.edu/herbarium/

T.M. Sperry Herbarium, Pittsburg State University:
http://mail.pittstate.edu/~slt/sperryherb.htm

General References

Great Plains Flora Association. 1977. Atlas of the flora of the Great Plains. Iowa State University Press, Ames, IA. 600 pp.

Great Plains Flora Association. 1991. Flora of the Great Plains. University Press of Kansas, Lawrence, KS. 1402 pp.

McGregor, R.L., R.E. Brooks & L.A. Hauser. 1976. Checklist of Kansas vascular plants. Tech. Publ. State Biol. Survey Kansas 2: 1-168.

Petrik-Ott, A.J. 1979. The pteridophytes of Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota, and North Dakota, U.S.A. Nova Hedwigia 61: 1-332.

Picture Guides and Specialty Books

Bare, J.E. 1979. Wildflowers and weeds of Kansas. University Press of Kansas, Lawrence, KS. 509 pp.

Freeman, C.C. & E. Schofield. 1991. Roadside wildflowers of the southern Great Plains. University Press of Kansas, Lawrence, KS. 280 pp.

Haddock, M.J. 2004. Wildflowers and grasses of Kansas: a field guide. University Press of Kansas, Lawrence, KS. 374 pp.

Kindscher, K. 1987. Edible wild plants of the prairie: an ethnobotanical guide. University Press of Kansas, Lawrence, KS. 276 pp.

Kindscher, K. 1992. Medicinal wild plants of the prairie: an ethnobotanical guide. University Press of Kansas, Lawrence, KS. 340 pp.

Owensby, C.E. 1980. Kansas prairie wildflowers. Iowa State University Press, Ames, IA. 124 pp.

Stephens, H.A. 1969. Trees, shrubs, and woody vines in Kansas. University Press of Kansas, Lawrence, KS. 250 pp.

Stephens, H.A. 1973. Woody plants of the north central plains. University Press of Kansas, Lawrence, KS. 530 pp.

Stephens, H.A. 1980. Poisonous plants of the central United States. University Press of Kansas, Lawrence, KS. 165 pp.

Stubbendieck, J., M.J. Coffin & L.M. Landholt. 2003. Weeds of the Great Plains. Nebraska Dept. of Agriculture, Lincoln, NE. 605 pp.