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Ronald C Wittmann

January 23, 2015

Colorado Flora

Eastern Slope, Fourth Edition
A Field Guide to the Vascular Plants

January 23, 2015

Colorado Flora

Western Slope, Fourth Edition
A Field Guide to the Vascular Plants

December 12, 2014

Ronald C. Wittmann

Ronald C. Wittmann is Museum Associate at the University of Colorado Museum of Natural History. He became an expert on the flora of the state collaborating closely with Dr. William Weber over the past 30 years in the field and laboratory. Books include Colorado Flora: Western Slope (UPC 2001), Colorado Flora: Eastern Slope (UPC 2001), Catalog of the Colorado Flora (UPC 1992), and Bryophytes of Colorado (Pilgrims Process 2010).

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May 22, 2015

The Naturalist


I recently had the chance to sit down with Dr. William A. Weber, retired University of Colorado botanist and author of five University Press of Colorado titles. One of those titles, the two-volume Colorado Flora (Eastern Slope and Western Slope) has been continously in print since 1953. Every time I speak with Dr. Weber, I come away humbled by his encyclopedic knowledge of not just the plants he knows so well but also almost every subject area that touches on the natural world—and many that are far afield. In an era of academic specialization, Dr. Weber is a true polymath, a modern Renaissance man.

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