The Ranges of some Plants of the Appalachian Shale Barrens


Earl L. Core

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Sep – 1952


Plants, Appalachia, Shale, Barrens, herbaria

Among the most interesting plants of the mid-Appalachian region are the endemic species of the shale barrens. These have been treated by numerous investigators, including Steele, Wherry and Platt, but it beems [sic] desirable to bring together information relative to their ranges, from collected material in various herbaria. The following symbols are used to designate the institutions supplying the material examined: