Thesis - Open Access
Master of Science (MS)
The vascular vegetation of Ordway Prairie, a preserve maintained by The Nature Conservancy as an example of virgin prairie in McPherson County, South Dakota, was studied to determine its present composition. The sample comprised representatives of each species recognized in each of the 13 square-mile sections within the prairie, collected in 1975 and 1 9 7 6 . Three hundred nine different species, representing 170 genera in 55 plant families were found. One thousand six hundred forty five permanent herbarium specimens, serving as vouchers for their distribution, are now in the herbarium of South Dakota State University .
Library of Congress Subject Headings
Prairie plants -- South Dakota -- McPherson County.
Prairies -- South Dakota -- McPherson County.
Number of Pages
South Dakota State University
Hertz, Barry L., "The Vascular Flora of Ordway Prairie McPherson County, South Dakota" (1976). Electronic Theses and Dissertations. 4666.