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  • 2010 VASCULAR PLANT SURVEYKodiak National Wildlife Refuge

    Sitkalidak Island Old Harbor vicinity, Kodiak IslandKodiak road systemSummer 2010 Carolyn Parker UAF Museum of the North Herbarium, FairbanksStacy Studebaker Kodiak NWR, Kodiak

    sponsored byKodiak National Wildlife Refuge, Kodiak, Alaska

    all photos by Stacy Studebaker!!

  • Camp #1Camp #2Camp #3Camp #4

    Sitkalidak IslandStudy Area & CampsitesJuly August 2010Rolling Bay

  • Crew and company

  • Sitkalidak Island, NE coastline

  • McDonald Lagoon and Sitkalidak Strait

  • McDonald Lagoon

  • McCord Ranch, head of McCord BayPort Hobron, Sitkalidak Island

  • Ocean Bay, Sitkalidak IslandGlehnia littoralis

  • Valley linking Ocean Bay and McCord BaySitkalidak IslandEleocharis nitidaEleochariskamtschatica

  • Head of Natalia Bay, Sitkalidak LagoonSitkalidak Island

  • Head of Sitkalidak LagoonCochlearia sessilifolia?the status of species in Cochlearia as a whole poses serious problems. looks like C. scotica detailed microsatellite studies most likely provide the answer.. ..substantial hybridization and polyploidy played a role in evolution Ihsan Al-Shehbaz, BRA taxonomist, MBG

  • Rolling BaySitkalidak Islandvic. of abandoned Koniag village site Numat

  • Old Harbor village, the lagoon

  • Lower Big Creek valley

  • Lower Big Creek valley

  • Upper Big Creek valleyHieracium triste(incl. H. gracile)

    var. fulvum

  • Old Harbor, behind the lagoon

  • Anthoxanthum odoratumLeucanthemum vulgareRussiansalmon berry

  • Linaria vulgarisTrifolium hybridum

  • Tanacetum vulgareVeronica peregrina var. xalapensis

  • New to the Kodiak Archipelago Native Species

    Agrostis gigantia RothAlnus rubra Bong.Arnica mollis HookBeckmannia syzigachne (Steud.) Fern. Callitriche hermaphroditica L.Potentilla norvegica L.Ranunculus cymbalaria Pursh

  • New to the Kodiak Archipelago Non-native Species

    Achillea ptarmica L.Anthoxanthum odoratum L.Cirsium vulgare (Savi) Ten.Hesperis matronalis L.Leontodon autumnalis L.Linaria vulgaris Mill.Sagina procumbens L.Spergularia rubra (L.) J. PreslVeronica peregrina L. var. xalapensis (Kunth) Pennell

  • New to the Kodiak IslandNon-native Species

    Leucanthemum vulgare Lam.

    New to ALA Collections from Kodiak area

    Carex mertensii J.D. PrescottElymus repens (L.) Gould (non-native)Glehnia littoralis F. Schmidt G5 S3Hordeum jubatum L. (non-native)

  • Other Notable Non-Native RecordsKodiak 2010 Survey Crepis tectorum L. (2d record for KI) Poa annua L.(3d record for KA) Tanacetum vulgare L.(2d record for KI)Tripleurospermum inodorum (L.) Sch. Bip.(2d record for KI)

  • Species Ranked for Rarity in AlaskaKodiak 2010 Survey

    Arnica mollis Hook G5 S1Cochlearia sessilifolia Rollins G1G2 S1S2Eleocharis kamtschatica (C.A. Mey.) Kom. G4 S2S3Eleocharis nitida Fernald G3G4 S1Glehnia littoralis F. Schmidt G5 S3Isoetes occidentalis L.F. Hend. G4G5 S1S2Plagiobothrys orientalis (L.) I.M. Johnst.G3G4 S3Poa leptocoma Trin. G5 S2Romanzoffia unalaschcensis Cham. G3 S3

  • Many thanks to..

    Stacy and Mike

    Bill Pyle and Gary Wheelerand the office girls at KNWR

    Old Harbor Village andOld Harbor Native Corporation our weather-wise crew pilots

    and Blythe Brown........and to all those very curious but (ultimately) very good bears!