Western North American Naturalist

The Western North American Naturalist (formerly Great Basin Naturalist) has published peer-reviewed experimental and descriptive research pertaining to the biological natural history of western North America for more than 70 years.

The journal features articles, notes, and book reviews covering diverse plant and animal taxa through disciplines such as behavior, ecology, systematics, anatomy, and physiology. The geographic scope covers northernmost Canada and Alaska to southern Mexico, and from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. To learn more...



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Vol 74, No 3 (2014)

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Table of Contents


Demographic monitoring and population viability analysis of two rare beardtongues from the Uinta Basin PDF
Rebecca M. McCaffery, Rita Reisor, Kathryn Irvine, Jessi Brunson 257–274
The Plecoptera and Trichoptera of the Arctic North Slope of Alaska PDF
Michael R. Kendrick, Alexander D. Huryn 275–285
Influence of nonnative and native ungulate biomass and seasonal precipitation on the vegetation production in a Great Basin ecosystem PDF
Linda C. Zeigenfuss, Kathryn A. Schoenecker, Jason I. Ransom, Drew A. Ignizio, Tracy Mask 286–298
Estimating the ages of mountain sucker Catostomus platyrhynchus from the Black Hills: precision, maturation, and growth PDF
Jason J. Breeggemann, Cari-Ann Hayer, Jacob Krause, Luke D. Schultz, Katie N. Bertrand, Brian D. S. Graeb 299–310
Reproduction and pollination of the endangered dwarf bear-poppy Arctomecon humilis (Papaveraceae) across a quarter century: unraveling of a pollination web? PDF
Vincent J. Tepedino, John Mull, Terry L. Griswold, Gerald Bryant 311–324
Population genetic structure of the Baird's pocket gopher, Geomys breviceps, in eastern Texas PDF
Sarah R. Welborn, Jessica E. Light 325–334
Plant community changes following closure of artesian wells in Great Sand Dunes National Park, Colorado PDF
Sarah J. Garza, Gillian Bowser, Kenneth R. Wilson 335–342
Home-range size and subadult dispersal of black bears in the Cascade Range of western Oregon PDF
Dave Immell, DeWaine H. Jackson, Margaret C. Boulay 343–348
Rediscovered populations of the Idaho point-headed grasshopper, Acrolophitus pulchellus (Bruner), 1890 (Orthoptera: Acrididae) PDF
Beth A. Waterbury 349–355
New vascular plant floristic records for the Dakotas PDF
Karen Meyer Walker, Ashley Pemberton, Tyler Grassrope, Kayla Gravatt, Sunshine Claymore, Wendy L. Applequist 356–363


New flea (Siphonaptera) record for Heermann’s kangaroo rat (Dipodomys heermanni), San Luis Obispo County, California PDF
Howard O. Clark Jr., Helen K. Pigage 364–365
First record of leucism in the genus Peromyscus (Mammalia: Rodentia) PDF
Issac Camargo, Evelyn Rios, Cristian Cornejo-Latorre, Sergio Ticul Álvarez-Castañeda 366–368

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