Monthly Archives: January 2017


Plant Families Project Re-energized

Hi all! The “plant families” project is re-envisioned and re-energized! I got so excited about Selaginella, the genus Selaginellaceae is named after, I kept putting off publishing in favor of writing something long and in depth. Full disclosure, though, filling the post with detailed research and informative illustrations weren’t the only […]


The San Francisco Peaks: Landscapes of the Coconino National Forest

When I describe my last few seasonal jobs, I say I’m incredibly lucky to get paid to hike and look at plants. For the past few years, I’ve worked on the Flagstaff Ranger District Botany Crew on the Coconino National Forest. We collected population data on the geographical extent and abundance […]