Background: The Intermountain Herbarium
is the editorial headquarters for a comprehensive treatment of the 1,500
grasses that have been found in North America north of Mexico. We have
treatments on hand for most genera but writing the keys to the tribes
and genera frequently requires obtaining information not in the treatments
as will development of searchable descriptions and an interactive key.
- Obtaining information needed for completing keys and
descriptions of tribes and subfamilies.
- Development of an online bibliography for grass taxonomists.
- Helping develop interactive keys to taxa for use on
Interested? Contact Dr. Mary Barkworth
(firstname.lastname@example.org). No previous experience with grasses or plant taxonomy
is needed for the first two tasks. The second does require a knowledge
of grasses or plant taxaonomy.
*Undergraduates - 19714 (Biol 4750-003); Graduates –
19715 (Biol 6570-006)