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Author: Noel Holmgren

Dr. Noel Holmgren has been associated with The New York Botanical Garden for over 50 years, first as a graduate student, then as Curator, and now Senior Curator Emeritus. He has been a major author of Intermountain Flora since its inception in the late 1960s, assuming overall direction of the project following Arthur Cronquist's death in 1992. In addition, he has published treatments in the family Scrophulariaceae for the many geographical areas. Active fieldwork for the past 54 years has yielded 16,577 collections, including 73 new to science. He and Bobbi Angell co-authored Botanical Illustration: Preparation for Publication, and he was principal editor of Illustrated Companion to Gleason and Cronquist's Manual: Illustrations of the Vascular Plants of Northeastern United States and Adjacent Canada. He was Editor-in-Chief of Brittonia for 14 years and Chairman of the Garden's Scientific Publications Committee from 1977 to 1992. He was President of the Torrey Botanical Club, co-Vice President of the American Penstemon Society, and on the Council of the American Society of Plant Taxonomists. He was one of the editors of the fifth edition of CBE Style Manual, his written contribution on style conventions in the plant sciences. He has received the Distinguished Service Award from The New York Botanical Garden; Edgar T. Wherry Award from the North American Rock Garden Society; Professional and Scholarly Publishing Division of the Association of American Publishers for 1998's best book in the biological sciences, Illustrated Companion to Gleason and Cronquist's Manual; Myrtle Hebert Award from the American Penstemon Society; and jointly with Patricia Holmgren, the Asa Gray Award from the American Society of Plant Taxonomists and the Gold Medal Award from The New York Botanical Garden. Noel and Pat were honored in 2013 with a Festschrift, Harmony and Grit: Papers Celebrating the Completion of Intermountain Flora. Noel received his

A Taxonomic Revision of the Castilleja Viscidula Group (Memoirs of The New York Botanical Garden Volume 21. Number 4)
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A Taxonomic Revision of the Castilleja Viscidula Group (Memoirs of The New York Botanical Garden Volume 21. Number 4)

The genus Castilleja is a highly specialized member of the subfamily Rhinanthoideae of the family Scrophulariaceae. The wildflower enthusiast recognizes many of the species as Indian paintbrushes. The name alludes to the resemblance of the infloresc...

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Illustrated Companion to Gleason and Cronquist's Manual: Illustrations of the Vascular Plants of Northeastern United States and Adjacent Canada
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Illustrated Companion to Gleason and Cronquist's Manual: Illustrations of the Vascular Plants of Northeastern United States and Adjacent Canada

The book consists of 827 plates of meticulously rendered black-and-white botanical illustrations. Arranged and labeled to cross-reference with Gleason and Cronquist's Manual of Vascular Plants, Second Edition.

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Intermountain Flora Volume 7: Potpourri: Keys, History, Authors, Artists, Collectors, Beardtongues, Glossary, Indices
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Intermountain Flora Volume 7: Potpourri: Keys, History, Authors, Artists, Collectors, Beardtongues, Glossary, Indices

NYBG Press is pleased to announce the 7th volume of the Intermountain Flora series, Potpourri: Keys, History, Authors, Artists, Collectors, Beardtongues, Glossary, Indices by Noel Holmgren and Pat Holmgren. Included in this ninth part of the series ...

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Intermountain Flora Volume Five. Vascular Plants of the Intermountain West, U.S.A.
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Intermountain Flora Volume Five. Vascular Plants of the Intermountain West, U.S.A.

Written entirely by renowned botanist Arthur Cronquist, this volume completes the work on the Asteridae. Includes reliable keys, thorough descriptions, and plentiful illustrations for the flora of this region.

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Intermountain Flora Volume Four. Vascular Plants of the Intermountain West, U.S.A.
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Intermountain Flora Volume Four. Vascular Plants of the Intermountain West, U.S.A.

This volume covers a great many of the most difficult families found in the flora of the Intermountain region, the largest of which are Polemoniaceae, Hydrophyllaceae, Boraginaceae, and Scrophulariaceae. Includes reliable keys, thorough descriptions...

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Intermountain Flora Volume One. Vascular Plants of the Intermountain West, U.S.A.
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Intermountain Flora Volume One. Vascular Plants of the Intermountain West, U.S.A.

Geological and Botanical History of the Region, Its Plant Geography and a Glossary. The Vascular Cryptogams and the Gymnosperms. This volume provides reliable keys, thorough descriptions, and plentiful illustrations for the flora of this region. The...

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Intermountain Flora Volume Three, Part A. Subclass Rosidae (except Fabales). Vascular Plants of the Intermountain West, U.S.A.
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Intermountain Flora Volume Three, Part A. Subclass Rosidae (except Fabales). Vascular Plants of the Intermountain West, U.S.A.

This volume covers a great many of the most difficult families found in the flora of the US Intermountain region, the largest of which are Rosaceae, Onagraceae, Apiaceae, Saxifragaceae, and Euphorbiaceae. Included are reliable keys, thorough descrip...

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Intermountain Flora Volume Three. Part B. Fabales. Vascular Plants of the Intermountain West, U.S.A.
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Intermountain Flora Volume Three. Part B. Fabales. Vascular Plants of the Intermountain West, U.S.A.

Rupert Barneby's previous publications on legumes are regarded as landmark works, and this volume is no exception. Much of the work concerns genera such as Astragalus, Oxytropis, Dalea, and Psorothamnus, with new information and perspectives for sev...

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Intermountain Flora Volume Two, Part B. Subclass Dilleniidae. Vascular Plants of the Internmountain West, U.S.A.
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Intermountain Flora Volume Two, Part B. Subclass Dilleniidae. Vascular Plants of the Internmountain West, U.S.A.

This volume treats many economically and ecologically important plant groups, including Brassicaceae, Salicaceae, Cucurbitaceae, Violaceae, Malvaceae, Loasaceae, Primulaceae, Hypericaceae, Cleomaceae, and Tamaricaceae.

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Intermountain Flora Volume Two. Part A: Subclasses Magnoliidae-Carophyllidae. Vascular Plants of the Intermountain West, U.S.A.
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Intermountain Flora Volume Two. Part A: Subclasses Magnoliidae-Carophyllidae. Vascular Plants of the Intermountain West, U.S.A.

Cronquist's subclasses Magnoliidae-Caryophyllidae including 31 families, 147 genera, 611 species, and 301 varieties. This volume provides reliable keys, thorough descriptions, and plentiful illustrations for the flora of this region.

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Two Volume Set: Gleason & Cronquist Manual and the Illustrated Companion
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Two Volume Set: Gleason & Cronquist Manual and the Illustrated Companion

The Manual is intended to facilitate the identification of vascular plants growing wild in the northeastern United States and adjacent Canada-including 191 families, 1,091 genera, and 4,285 species. The Manual's keys are based, as far as practicable...

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