Abstract

A taxonomic study of the algae of Huntington canyon, Emery County, Utah, was conducted from March 1971 to April 1972. The algal flora of this cold, fast-flowing, hard-water mountain creek consisted of ninety-five genera, one hundred ninety-six species, twenty-nine varieties, and two forms. This diverse flora was dominated by many different species with usually rather few individuals of Achnanthes, Cymbella, Diatoma, Gomphonema, Lyngbya, Navicula, Nitzschia, Oscillatoria, Synedra, and Ulothrix.

Degree

MS

College and Department

Plant and Wildlife Sciences

Rights

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Date Submitted

1974-08-01

Document Type

Thesis

Handle

http://hdl.lib.byu.edu/1877/Letd381

Keywords

Algae; Botany, Utah; Huntington Canyon (Utah)

Language

English

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