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Wendy B. Zomlefer

Emeritus
Lab:
Herbarium: Miller Plant Sciences, Rm 2501
Lab Phone:
706-583-0565
Office:
Miller Plant Sciences, Rm 2607
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Research Interests:

I conduct floristic surveys in Georgia and neighboring states. These are field-based studies comprising a plant survey of a natural area, resulting in a complete inventory supported by voucher specimens deposited in a recognized herbarium.  Floristic inventories are an important function of the GA Herbarium.

The herbarium staff and I are currently digitizing the GA Herbarium collection of 274,000 accessioned herbarium specimens.  Images and data of the 90,000 voucher specimens collected in Georgia are available at The Atlas of Georgia Plants (http://www.georgiaherbaria.org/), and county maps are generated at The Vascular Plant Atlas of Georgia (http://www.georgiaherbaria.org/atlas/).

My systematic work focuses on monocots, particularly certain temperate lily-like plants, the Melanthiaceae, with particular focus on the taxa of tribe Melanthieae.

Grants:
  • 2014-2018 – National Science Foundation, “,” W.B. Zomlefer [PI], J.R. Carter [coPI], A. Harvey [coPI]
  • 2015-2017 – National Science Foundation, “From the field to the folder: Workshop on herbarium specimen curation and best practices,” W.B. Zomlefer [PI]
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Education:

Ph.D Plant Systematics, University of Florida 1991

 

Articles Featuring Wendy B. Zomlefer

Thursday, June 4, 2020 - 8:39am

Congratulations to Wendy Zomlefer for being awarded the 2020 Bartholomew Award from the Southern Appalachian Botanical Society! 

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