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RMRS-P-23: Southwestern rare and endangered plants: Proceedings of the Third Conference

Maschinski, Joyce; Holter, Louella, tech. eds. 2001. Southwestern rare and endangered plants: Proceedings of the Third Conference; 2000 September 25-28; Flagstaff, AZ. Proceedings RMRS-P-23. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 250 p.

These contributed papers review current research findings related to the demographic, monitoring, reintroduction, ecological and genetic studies done on southwestern rare plant species.

Keywords: plant conservation, genetics, demography, reproductive biology, monitoring, endangered species

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I. Plant Conservation Strategies in the Southwest

National and international conservation efforts and their relevance to plant conservation in the Southwest
Nancy R. Morin
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A case for conserving imperiled plants by ecological area
Tony Povilitis
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The role of landscape anomalies in regional plant conservation
S. Kelso, C. Hall, and G. Maentz
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Introducing two federally listed carbonate-endemic plants onto a disturbed site in the San Bernardino Mountains, California
Orlando Mistretta and Scott D. White
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The white-margined penstemon (Penstemon albomarginatus Jones), a rare Mohave Desert species, and the Hualapai Mountains land exchange in Mohave County, Arizona
John L. Anderson
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Determining habitat potential and surveying for nine rare plant species in south-central Utah
Deborah J. Clark and Christine M. Groebner
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Results of a conservation agreement and strategy for Rabbit Valley gilia (Gilia caespitosa)
L. A. Armstrong, T. O. Clark, and R. B. Campbell, Jr.
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II. Demography and Monitoring

Demographic monitoring of Wright fishhook cactus
Ronald J. Kass
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Demography and monitoring of Welsh's milkweed (Asclepias welshii) at Coral Pink Sand Dunes
Brent C. Palmer and L. Armstrong
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The demography of a small population of yellow columbines in the Organ Mountains
Chris J. Stubben and Brook G. Milligan
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Monitoring update on four listed plants on the Arizona Strip
Lee E. Hughes
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Five-Year Monitoring Study of Siler's Pincushion Cactus (Pediocactus sileri) in Kane County, Utah
Alyce M. Hreha and Therese B. Meyer
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Tracking rare orchids (Orchidaceae) in Arizona
Ronald A. Coleman
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A preliminary population study of alcove bog orchid (Platanthera zothecina) at Navajo National Monument, Arizona
Laura E. Hudson
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III. Autecology, Ecology, and Genetics

The influence of interplant distance and number of flowers on seed set in dwarf bear-poppy (Arctomecon humilis)
K. T. Harper, Renee Van Buren, and Zachary T. Aanderud
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The effects of canopy openings and population size on the persistence of Southwest columbines at risk of extinction
Kelly G. Gallagher and Brook G. Milligan
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The Status of Lepidospartum burgessii (Burgess Broomshrub or Gypsum Broomscale)
Juanita A. R. Lndyman and Patricia Gegick
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Implications of managing the timing and intensity of herbivory for conservation of Arizona leatherflower
Joyce Maschinski
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Response of a rare endemic, Penstemon clutei, to burning and reduced belowground competition
Peter Z. Fule, Judith D. Springer, David W. Huffman, & W. Wallace Covington
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Pollination ecology of the rare orchid, Spiranthes diluvialis: Implications for conservation
Kim Pierson, Vincent J. Tepedino, Sedonia Sipes, and Kim Kuta
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Seed ecology of a rare sage, Salvia dorrii ssp. mearnsii
Kristin D. Huisinga
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From the greenhouse to the field: Cultivation requirements of Arizona cliffrose (Purshia subintegra)
Joanne E. Baggs and Joyce Maschinski
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Quantitative genetics in natural populations: Means of monitoring natural biological processes
Brook G.Milligan
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Preliminary report on the reproductive biology of the threatened Chisos Mountain hedgehog cactus
Bonnie B. Amos and Christos Vassiliou
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IV. Threats to Rare Plants

Dalmatian toadflax, an invasive exotic noxious weed, threatens Flagstaff pennyroyal community following prescribed fire
Barbara Goodrich Phillips and Debra Crisp
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Extinction risk of Ipomopsis sancti-spiritus in Holy Ghost Canyon with and without management intervention
Joyce Maschinski
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The threat of increasing hybridization of an endangered plant species, Purshia subintegra, in the Verde Valley, Arizona
Joanne E. Baggs and Ioyce Maschinski
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V. Factors Influencing the Distribution of Rare Plants

Distribution of Paradine plains cactus in pinyon-juniper woodland on the North Kaibab Ranger District, Kaibab National Forest
Arthur M. Phillips III, Debra J. Kennedy, Barbara G. Phillips, & Diedre Weage
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Cultural influence as a factor in determining the distribution of a rare sage, Salvia dorrii subspecies mearnsii
Kristin D. Huisinga
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Distribution and taxonomic discussion of Tetraneuris verdiensis, an apparently rare edaphic endemic from the Verde Valley of Arizona
Daniel J. Godec
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Title: RMRS-P-23: Southwestern rare and endangered plants: Proceedings of the Third Conference
Electronic Publish Date: January 7, 2008
Last Update:
January 7, 2008

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