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All interested persons are invited to join the New York Flora Association, a membership-based organization dedicated to the promotion of field botany and greater understanding of the plants that grow in the wild in New York State. Ours is a non-profit group funded largely by member dues and gifts, but we may also accept grant funds.


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1999 (Vol. 10)

No. 1
Significant Botanical Discoveries of 1998 Compiled from Information Received at the New York Natural Heritage Program
    by Steve Young
Books, Lists and Databases in Progress
    by Richard S. Mitchell
No. 2
Are Invasive Plants Really a Serious Danger to Native Plants and Communities? A Speculative Editorial
    by Richard Mitchell
More Plants of the Rare Nantucket Juneberry Discovered -
    by Steve Young
Search for a Rare Wasp Calls Attention to a Notable Sand Delta Habitat -
    by Anne Johnson
Adkins, Leonard M. (Photos by Joe and Monica Cook) 1999. Wildflowers of the Appalachian Trail. Menasha Ridge Press. 214 pp.
    Review by Richard Mitchell
No. 3
Special Botanical Soul-searching Issue
    Letters to the editor regarding invasive plant issues
No. 4
A Phellodendron New to New York State Found Naturalized in Sterling Forest
    by Richard Mitchell

1998 (Vol. 9)

No. 1
A New, Disjunct Northern Range Extension for Carolina Clubmoss, Lycopodiella caroliniana (L.) Pichi Sermolli
    by Michael Corey
Hydrocotyle ranunculoides L.f., a New Native Species for New York
    by Ted Grisez
Utricularia radiata Small, a Floating Bladderwort, Disjunct in the Southern Adirondacks
    by Evelyn Greene
Significant Botanical Discoveries of 1997
    by Steve Young
Orchids of the Northeast (A Field Guide) by William K. Chapman Syracuse Univ. Press (1997), 200 pp., 60 photos.
    Review by Richard Mitchell
No. 2
Aliens in Our Midst: More on Cultivars Loose in the Wildes of New York
    by Warren F. Broderick
Some Interesting Sandy-soil Communities at Fort Drum (Jefferson County)
    by Anne Johnson
No. 3
Amendments to the State Checklist I
    by Richard S. Mitchell
More on Pyrola minor (Pyrolaceae)
    by Norton G. Miller
A Preliminary Key to the Ericaceae of New York State
    by Steven Clemants
No. 4
Sterling Forest: A Botanical Bonanza
    by Richard S. Mitchell
Ogden's Pondweed (Potamogeton ogdenii) Now Known to Persist at Three Sites in New York State
    by Richard Mitchell and Steve Young
A Second Population of Large, Floating Bladderwort Discovered in New York
    by Richard Mitchell and Spider Barbour
Notes on Two Long Island Exotic Waifs
    by Steve Young
Mile-a-minute (Polygonum perfoliatum) Invades Long Island
    by Eric Lamont
Seabeach Amaranth: Increased Numbers Again in 1998
    by Steve Young

1997 (Vol. 8)

No. 1
A New Fern Hot Spot in a Cool Clime
    by Brian and Eileen Keelan
What is a Native Plant?
    by Richard Mitchell
How Many Species of Vascular Plants Grow in the Wild in New York State?
    by Richard S. Mitchell
No. 2
The New State Checklist is Finally Out
    by Richard S. Mitchell
White-tailed Deer & Vegetation: a Conflict?
    by Steve Young
White-tailed Deer: An Editorial Comment
    by Richard S. Mitchell
Ted Baim: New York Amateur Botanist Extraordinaire
    by Anne Jaster and Steve Young
Wild Orchids of the Northeastern United States
    Review by Richard Mitchell
Ecologists Rediscover a Native Grass Thought to be Extirpated
    by Greg Edinger
No. 3
Oakwood Cemetary: A Forgotten Violet and other Botanical Oddities
    by Warren F. Broderick
The Rare Moss Aulacomnium turgidum Rediscovered in the Adirondacks
    by Norton G. Miller
Forests and Trees of the Adirondack High Peaks Region, ed. 3, by E. H. Ketchledge. 163 pp. Illustrated. Paperback. 1996. Adirondack Mountain Club, Inc.,
    Review by Norton Miller
No. 4
Yankee Plants in Dixie
    by Bruce A. Sorrie
The Fall-line Sandhills of North Carolina: Botany and Childhood Memories
    by Richard S. Mitchell
New York Plants in the Florida Panhandle
    by Richard S. Mitchell

1996 (Vol. 7)

No. 1
Portrait of a Rare Plant: Aplectrum hyemale, Puttyroot Orchid –
    by Steve Young
Bear Mountain - Harriman Flora: Project Completion Report
    by Richard Mitchell
Significant Botanical Discoveries of 1995 - Compiled from information received at the New York Natural Heritage Program.
    by Steve Young
Cuscuta megalocarpa Rydb. Discovered in New York State
    by Steve Young
Neglected Members of our New York Flora: Trees and Shrubs
    by Joseph M. McMullen
No. 2
Orontium aquaticum L., a Southern Aquatic
    by Richard Mitchell
Salix atrocinerea -- an Overlooked Willow in New York State
    by Gordon C. Tucker
Robert Roy Smith (1934-1995)
    by Richard Rabeler
A Preliminary Vascular Flora of the French Creek Drainage of Western New York
    by Douglas Goldman
No. 3
Rare Plants of New York's Maritime Grasslands
    by Robert E. Zaremba
New, Totally Revised Checklist of New York State Vascular Plants to be Published
    by Richard Mitchell
Aster ontarionis - a Rare Plant New to the Niagara Region
    by Patricia M. Eckel
Best Wishes to Gordon Tucker in His New Career
    by Dick Mitchell
Plant Discoveries: Seventh Straight Year of Finding Plants Ranked "State Historical
    by Steve Young
Another Rare Native Carex Added to the State Flora List
    by Richard Mitchell

1995 (Vol. 6)

No. 1
An Intertidal, Aquatic Cactus in New York?
    by Richard Mitchell
Some Observations on Phragmites Stolons
    by John M. Bernard
Four "Historical" Rarities Found in 1994, and Others in Need of Searches
    by Steve Young
Consolida regalis S. Gray, Naturalized in Genesee County, New York
    by Norton G. Miller
No. 2
A Key to Carex Species of New York State
    by Gordon C. Tucker
No. 3
Mile-a-Minute Weed in New York State -
    by Richard Mitchell
Recently Reported from New York
    received as a letter to the Editor from Ed Cope
More New Exotic Species and Hybrids in New York -
    by Richard Mitchell
The Ashokan Catskills: A Natural History, by John Bierhorst. 1995. Purple Mtn. Press. 116 pages
    Review by Gordon C. Tucker

 

1994 (Vol. 5)

No. 1
Rare Trilliums of New York State
    by Stephen M. Young
Ferns of the Clark Reservation
    by Joseph M. McMullen
Ferns of Mt. Toby, Franklin County, Massachusetts
    by Bruce Sorrie
Field trip Report: Niagara River Gorge, August 28, 1993
    by Bob Zaremba
Iona Island Field Trip Report
    by Gordon C. Tucker and Jack Focht
No. 2
Discovery of Utricularia inflata Walt. -- a New Native Species for New York State
    by Richard S. Mitchell
A New Look At The Taxonomy of our Yellow Lady's-slippers --
    by Chuck Sheviak
Significant Botanical Discoveries of 1993 - Compiled from information received at the New York Natural Heritage Program
    by Steve Young
Further Notes on Beachgrasses (Ammophila) in Northeastern North America
    by Edward A. Cope
John Greenlee and Derek Fell. 1992. The Encyclopedia of Ornamental Grasses. 186 pp.
    Review by Gordon Tucker
No. 3
Sleuthing for Rare Plants in the Bronx, New York
    by Eric Lamont
Whorled Mountain-Mint: Another Pesky Pycnanthemum
    by Michael Corey
New Plants from West Hills County Park, Suffolk County, New York
    by Andrew Greller
Cladonia metacorallifera -- a New Lichen for New York State
    by Claire K. Schmitt
Report on June Field Trips of the New York Flora Association
    by Steve Young
Letchworth State Park List
    by David M. Hunt
No. 4
Virginia Snakeroot (Aristolochia serpentaria) Rediscovered in New York
    by Richard Mitchell
Two Galloping Grasses
    by Gordon Tucker
Staten Island NYFA Field Trip Report
    by David Hunt

1993 (Vol. 4)

No. 1
Floristic Eye on the Hudson Highlands
    by Richard Mitchell
Significant Botanical Discoveries of 1992
    by Steve Young
Botanizing the Zoar Valley of Western New York
    by Alfred Schotz
A New Species of Orchid from Eastern Long Island
    by Paul Martin Brown
Lathyrus venosus var. intonsus in New York
    by Alfred Schotz
Information Needed on Exotic Species
    by Steve Young
Concern for Golden Club
    by Steve Young
Flora of the Lake Ontario Eastern Shore Dunes
    by Sandy Bonanno
No. 2
Bear Mountain - Harriman Update
    by Richard S. Mitchell
NYFA Field Trip to Valcour Island June 5, 1993
    by Robert E. Zaremba
Field Biologists Guide to Lyme Disease
    by Clifford Lamere
Edible Plants Crossword
    by Gordon Tucker & Clifford Lamere

 

1992 (Vol. 3)

No. 1
Purple Mountain Saxifrage - New to New York State
    by Peter F. Zika and Jerry C. Jenkins
How I Met Liberty Hyde Bailey
    by Eugene C. Ogden
When is a Flower Not a Flower?
    by Richard S. Mitchell
Our Beach Grasses (Ammophila), Including the Rare Champlain Beachgrass.
    by Gordon C. Tucker
No. 2
Jack Pine Barrens in New York: A Story of Fire and Ice
    by Kenneth Adams
Apera interrupta (L.) Beauv. in New York
    by Edward Cope
Sixth NYFA Field trip: Adirondacks -- Mt. Whiteface and Silver Lake Swamp
    by Robert E. Zaremba
Changes at "The Conservationist"
    by Frank Knight
Dog-Stranglers of New York: A Look at Vincetoxicum Species
    by Scott Sheeley
IN MEMORIAM: Arthur Cronquist (1919-1992)
    by Eric Lamont
SUNSET
    by Mabel Allred Cronquist
New York Natural Heritage Program Botanical Contracts for 1992
    by Steve Young
No. 3
Finding New York's Fern "Hot-spot"
    by Frank Knight
Recent Introduction of Certain Prairie Species into the Albany Pine Bush
    by Chuck Sheviak
A Brief Life History Study of Skunk Cabbage
    by Cris Winters
NYFA Field Trip #7 to Tivoli Bays and Stockport Creek
    by Bob Zaremba

1991 (Vol. 2)

No. 1
European Frog's-bit -- Aquatic Invader
    by Anne Johnson
My First Extended Botany Field Trip
    by Eugene C. Ogden
The New York State Station for Cathcart's Woodsia: A History of its Known Existence
    by Stephen W. Eaton
The Bryophyte Collection at the New York State Museum
    by Lorinda Leonardi
A Niche for NYFA in Plant Conservation?
    by Richard Mitchell
Another New Weedy Grass in New York
    by Robert Zaremba
No. 2
Heart-leaf Plantain -- "King-root"
    by Steven Clemants & Richard Mitchell
Plant Hunting Among the Gulls on South Dumpling Island
    by Gordon Tucker and Edwin Horning
A Rare Plant Hot-spot in the Bronx
    by David S. Künstler
Proposed NYFA Guidelines
    by Richard Mitchell
Seabeach Amaranth (Amaranthus pumilus) in New York State --
    by Christopher Mangels
Significant Botanical Discoveries Documented by the New York Natural Heritage Program in 1990
    by Stephen Young
Remembering Joe Beitel (1951-1991)
    by Robert Zaremba
Mr. Roberts' "Skunk Cabbage"
    by Eugene C. Ogden
Report on the 4th Semi-annual NYFA Field Trip: Hudson River, South of the Glen
    by Robert Zaremba
No. 3
The Two Common Urban Knotweeds
    by Richard S. Mitchell
Sky-blue Aster at Niagara River Gorge
    by Clifford W. Lamere
When I First Met Merritt Lyndon Fernald
    by Eugene C. Ogden
The Long Island Botanical Society
    by Orland J. (Skip) Blanchard, Jr.
Seaside Goldenrod (Solidago sempervirens L.) at Niagara Falls
    by Clifford W. Lamere
Significant Botanical Discoveries of 1991; Preliminary Report from the Natural Heritage Program
    by Stephen Young
Report on the NYFA Council Meeting:
    by Eric Lamont (Secretary, NYFA)
Report on the 5th NYFA Field Trip: Central Long Island Pine Barrens
    by Robert E. Zaremba.
A Key to Bedstraws (Galium, Rubiaceae) in New York State
    by Gordon C. Tucker, N. Y. State Museum

1990 (Vol. 1)

No. 1
An Invitation to Join
    by Richard Mitchell
No. 2
About the New York Flora Association
    by Richard Mitchell
A New York Metropolitan Flora Now Getting Underway
    by Steven E. Clemants
New State Records of Native Plants in 1989
    by Peter Zika
Guidelines for the Conservation-Minded Collection of Orchid Specimens
    by Charles Sheviak
A New State Regulation Protecting Rare Plants
    by Douglas Schmidt
TAXACOM – A Computer Communication Serve for Botanists
    by Richard Zander
Botanizing the Great Swamp
    by Gordon Tucker
Report on the September 1989 NYFA Field Trip
    by Robert Zaremba
State Botanist’s Progress Report on the Flora
    by Richard Mitchell
No. 3
A Call for Nominations for an NYFA Advisory Council
    by Richard Mitchell & Robert Zaremba
Rare Hart's-tongue Fern in New York State
    by Donald Leopold
A Classification of New York's Ecological Communities
    by Carol Reschke
Sending Specimens and Data-slips to NYFA
    by Richard Mitchell
Working Together to Produce Accurate, Useful New York Flora Maps
    by Dominique Pahlavan
Sandplain Gerardia, Agalinis acuta Pennell, in New York
    by Robert Zaremba
Alvar Landscapes - New York's Stone Prairies
    by Bruce Gilman
Report on the NYFA Alvar Field Trip
    by Robert Zaremba and Richard Mitchell
Species Seen at Chaumont Barrens Preserve June 9, 1990
    by Carol Reschke
Wild Plants of America: A Select Guide for the Naturalist and Traveler. by Richard M. Smith. John Wiley & Sons. 1989. Hardcover, 267 pp.
    Review by Gordon Tucker
No. 4
Fall NYFA Meeting, 1990
    by Richard Mitchell and Robert Zaremba
Other Rare New York Plants Found in 1990
    by Richard Mitchell and Robert Zaremba
Noteworthy Botanical Finds at Orient Beach State Park
    by Eric Lamont
Fishers Island Flora Project
    by Gordon Tucker
Karl L. Brooks (1912-1990) and the Fate of his Catskill Flora and Economic Botany
    by Richard Mitchell
Woodsia cathcartiana Robins., Now Extirpated in New York State?
    by Richard Mitchell