Jim Morefield

Joined: Sep 02, 2014 Last Active: Aug 14, 2018

Deep Springs College, California, 1979-1981. Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, 1983-1986 (B.S., Botany and Geology). Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden and Claremont Graduate School, 1986-1992 (Ph.D., Botany). I've collected, photographed, and identified plants extensively throughout the North American deserts for 35+ years. Lead Botanist for the Nevada Natural Heritage Program in Carson City, Nevada, since 1991. Generally familiar with the vascular plants of interior western North America, expertise with the White Mountains of CA-NV and adjacent areas, and with rare plants of Nevada and the Great Basin. Expertise with Asteraceae; wrote the treatments of Ancistrocarphus, Chaenactis, Chamaechaenactis, Diaperia, Filago, Hesperevax, Logfia, Micropus, Micropsis, Psilocarphus, and Stylocline for Flora of North America North of Mexico and The Jepson Manual.

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