Jim Morefield Curador

Entrou: 02 de set. de 2014 Última vez ativo: 22 de out. de 2020

Lead Botanist for the Nevada Division of Natural Heritage in Carson City, Nevada, since 1991. I've studied, identified, collected, and photographed vascular plants extensively in the western North American deserts and mountains for 38+ years.

Expertise with the White Mountains of CA-NV and adjacent areas, rare plants of Nevada, the Great Basin and Mojave Desert, and Asteraceae (sunflower family). Author for the genera Ancistrocarphus, Chaenactis, Chamaechaenactis, Diaperia, Filago, Hesperevax, Logfia, Micropus, Micropsis, Psilocarphus, and Stylocline for Flora of North America North of Mexico, The Jepson Manual, and other projects.

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 University, 1986-1992 (Ph.D., Botany; Evolution & Systematics of Stylocline).

Many observations imported from Flickr where higher-resolution photos are available for download.

Avatar source: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/11308350

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