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Conservation of Washington’s Rare Plants and Ecosystems Table of Contents

Proceedings from a Conference of the Rare Plant Care & Conservation Program of the University of Washington. Editors: Sarah H. Reichard, Peter Dunwiddie, John Gamon, Art Kruckeberg, Debra Salstrom.
Washington Native Plant Society, 2000, Seattle. 223 pages.

Forward
Joan Frazee

Introduction
Sarah Reichard

I. STATUS AND HISTORY OF RARE PLANT CONSERVATION IN WASHINGTON

History of rare plant conservation in the Pacific Northwest and some ideas on rarity
A. R. Kruckeberg

Current and future status of rare plant protection in Washington
John C. Gamon

Genetic considerations in rare plant conservation
Shelia Martinson

Importance of herbarium specimens in rare plant conservation
Sarah Gage

The current status of Pteridophyte conservation in Washington
Edward R. Alverson

Phytogeographic patterns of rare mosses in Washington State
Judith A. S. Harpel

Rare lichens of Washington State
Katherine A. Glew

Interactive identification systems for the new millennium: A demonstration of compute plant keys for the Pacific Northwest
Bruce S. Barnes

II. SYSTEMATICS, DEMOGRAHICS AND HABITAT

The demography & population dynamics of Castilleja levisecta, a federally threatened perennial of Puget Sound Grasslands
Jane B. Wentworth

Assessing the viability of golden paintbrush (Castilleja levisecta)
John Gamon, Peter W. Dunwiddie, Ted Thomas and Tracy Rush

Demographic studies of Eriogonum codium Reveal, Caplow & Beck (Polygonaceae) in Washington
Peter W. Dunwiddie, Kathryn A. Beck and Florence E. Caplow

Effects of river level on population dynamics of Rorippa columbiae on Pierce Island, Washington
Eliza Habegger, Peter W. Dunwiddie, and Janet Gehring

Population characteristics and demographics of obscure buttercup (Ranunculus reconditus Nels. & Macbr.)
David Wilderman

Genetic variation and the conservation of Polemonium pectinatum (Polemoniaceae)
Cynthia Gilbert

Initail conservation assessment and effects of rock climbing on Silene sellyi, a Washington endemic
Devin R. Malkin

Habitat characteristics and associated difficulties with inventorying and monitoring an annual aquatic plant, Howellia aquatilis Gray
Tracy E. Rush and John Gamon

Distribution and decline of native grasslands and oak woodlands in the Puget Lowland and Willamette Valley Ecoregions, Washington
Christopher B. Chappell, Mary Sue Mohn Gee, Betty Stephens, Rex Crawford and Steven Farone

The rare flora of Lake Isabel, Washington
Clayton J. Antieau and Laura L. Potash

Eastern Washington vernal pools: Ecology and conservation
Wendy L. Brown

III. MANAGEMENT AND RESTORATION OF NATIVE PLANTS AND COMMUNITIES

Sustaining the land, sustaining the people: Traditional plant management in British Columbia
Nancy J. Turner

Effects of burning on Castilleja levisecta at Rocky Prairie Natural Area Preserve, Washington: A summary of three long-term studies
Peter W. Dunwiddie, R. Davenport and P. Speaks

The effects of fire on selected rare plants of the Wenatchee Mountains
Richy J. Harrod, Dottie Knecht, David Wilderman and Lauri Malmquist

Cattle grazing and the rare pale blue-eyed grass, Sisyrinchium sarmentosum
Andrea N. Raven

Management plan for rare plants adjacent to a major highway in Central Washington
William Null

Experimental reintroduction of the endangered western lily (Lilium occidentale)
Edward O. Guerrant Jr.

Germination and propagation techniques for restoring rare Pacific Northwest prairie plants
Thomas N. Kaye and Keli Kuykendall