Mary Barkworth

Work Information
Contact Information
Current Projects
Biographical Information
Publications


Associate Professor of Biology
Teaching Responsibilities:
Plant Taxonomy (Biology 3400, Winter Semester); Plants and fungi in the field 2410 (May)
Research Related Responsibilities:
Manual of Grasses for North America; Systematics of Stipeae; Systematics of Triticeae
Director, Intermountain Herbarium.  Responsibilities: Ensure the continued development of the collection in the Intermountain Herbarium; Increase the value and functionality of the Intermountain Herbarium for research, teaching, and public education.


Contact Information 
Regular mail
; email; Telephone; FAX; Web


Regular mail  address:
 
    Intermountain Herbarium
    Department of Biology
    Utah State University
    5305 Old Main Hill
    Logan, Utah 84322-5305
    U.S.A.

[The last three lines are the important ones]

Electronic mail address: mary@biology.usu.edu

Office phone: 435-797-1584

FAX phone: 435-797-1575

Web address: http://herbarium.usu.edu/mary.html


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Current Projects
Flora North America volumes 24 and 25 and Manual of Grasses for the Continental United States and Canada [FNA 25 will be published in 2003]
Triticeae, Stipeae
(currently more inactive than I like because of the Manual).
Intermountain Herbarium


Biographical Information
Born: England, a very long time ago
Education
High School: Berkhamsted School for Girls (Thank you for the excellent start)
B.Sc. 1961. University of British Columbia (Majors: Mathematics and Physics)
M.Ed. 1968. Western Washington University (General Science Education; a great institution - and where I took my first botany class.  Thank you).
Ph.D. 1975. Washington State University (Major Botany, minor Biochemistry)

Employment History
Teacher, General Science and Mathematics, grades 8-10 in Elizabeth Fisher Junior Secondary School and Alpha Junior Secondary School
Research Scientist, Biosystematics Research Institute (name has been changed 10,000 times since I left), Agriculture Canada
Faculty Member, Utah State University


Selected Publications

Barkworth, M.E , R.L. Burnham, and L.E. Talbert.  1996.  Elymus calderi: a new species in the Triticeae (Poaceae).  Systematic Botany 21:349-354.

Barkworth, M.E.  1997.  Taxonomic and nomenclatural comments on the Triticeae in North America.  Phytologia 83:302-311. [Despite the date on the journal, this article was published in 1998].

Barkworth, M.E.  1997.  Elymus stebbinsii: Taxonomy, nomenclature, and distribution.  Phytologia 83:345-365. [Despite the date on the journal, this article was published in 1998].

Carlson, J.R. and M.E. Barkworth.  1997.  Elymus wawawaiensis: a species hitherto confused with Pseudoroegneria spicata (Triticeae, Poaceae).  Phytologia 83:312-330. [Despite the date on the journal, this article was published in 1998].

Barkworth, M.E.  2000.  Changing perceptions of the Triticeae.  Pp. 110-120 in S.W.L. Jacobs and J. Everett (Editors), Proceedings of the Third International Symposium on Grass Systematics and Evolution. CSIRO, Canberra, Australia.

Barkworth, M.E. and K.M. Capels.  2000.  The Poaceae in North America: A Geographic Perspective. Pp. 327-346 in S.W.L. Jacobs and J. Everett (Editors), Proceedings of the Third International Symposium on Grass Systematics and Evolution. CSIRO, Canberra, Australia.

Jacobs, S.W.L., J. Everett, M.E. Barkworth, and C. Hsiao. 2000. Relationships with the Stipoid grasses (Gramineae). Pp. 75-82 in S.W.L. Jacobs and J. Everett (Editors), Proceedings of the Third International Symposium on Grass Systematics and Evolution. CSIRO, Canberra, Australia.

Barkworth, M.E. and M.A. Torres. 2001. Species diversity and distribution in Nassella (Poaceae: Stipeae). Taxon.


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Last Revised: 4/16/2000