Vegetation References

The Yellowstone Resources and Issues Handbook, updated annually, is the book our rangers use to answer many basic park questions.

 

Craighead, J.J. et al. 1963. A Field Guide to Rocky Mountain Wildflowers from Northern Arizona and New Mexico to British Colombia. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.

Cronquist et al. (ongoing, currently 6 volumes) Intermountain Flora. New York Botanical Garden.

Despain, D. 1990. Yellowstone Vegetation: Consequences of Environment and History in a Natural Setting. Boulder: Roberts Rinehart.

Dorn, B. 2001. Vascular Plants of Wyoming. 3rd edition.

Elliot, C.R. and M.M. Hektner. 2000. Wetland Resources of Yellowstone National Park. YNP: Wyoming. (2.8 MB PDF)

Hitchcock and Cronquist. 1974. Flora of the Pacific Northwest. Seattle: UWashington Press.

Hitchcock et al. Vascular Plants of the Northwest (5 volumes). Seattle: UWashington Press.

Kershaw et al. 1998. Plants of the Rocky Mountains. Lone Pine Publishing.

Preston, R.J. 1968. Rocky Mountain Trees: A Handbook of the Native Species with Plates and Distribution Maps. New York: Dover.

Romme, W.H. and . Knight. 1982. Landscape diversity: The concept applied to Yellowstone National Park. Bioscience. 32:8.

Shaw, R.J. 1964. Trees and Flowering Shrubs of Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks. Salt Lake City: Wheelwright Press.

Shaw, R.J. 1992. Wildflowers of Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks. Salt Lake City: Wheelwright Press.

 

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P.O. Box 168
Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190-0168

Phone:

(307) 344-7381
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