Are you knowledgeable about Iowa's plants? Your help is requested in reviewing the draft list of "coefficients of conservatism" assigned to Iowa's native species. The coefficients are included in a table (Microsoft Excel file), which may be viewed, printed, or downloaded. All taxa included in Eilers and Roosa (1994) are listed alphabetically by genus / species. For more information about the use of "coefficients of conservatism" for floristic quality assessment, see Swink and Wilhelm, Plants of the Chicago Region, 4th edition, 1994. Please send corrections and or comments regarding this table to:

Pauline Drobney
Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge
P.O. Box 399
Prairie City, IA 50228

or by e-mail

Pauline_Drobney@fws.gov

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