The Western North American Naturalist (formerly Great Basin Naturalist) publishes peer-reviewed experimental and descriptive research pertaining to the biological natural history of western North America.

Submissions are always welcome. Please submit manuscripts to our editorial management system here.

For inquiries, please contact us by email at wnan@byu.edu or phone at 801-422-6688.

See the Aims and Scope for a complete coverage of the journal.

Current Issue: Volume 80, Number 2 (2020) — Issue in Progress



Flower color variation in Jones’ penstemon, Penstemon × jonesii Pennell (P. eatonii A. Gray × P. laevis Pennell) (Plantaginaceae)
W. Wesley Crump, Jason M. Stettler, Robert L. Johnson, Chris D. Anderson, Sarah Harrison, Lindsey M. Meservey, and Mikel R. Stevens


Small-bodied fish surveys demonstrate native fish dominance over 300 kilometers of the Colorado River through Grand Canyon, Arizona
Ron B. Kegerries, Brandon Albrecht, Mark C. McKinstry, Ron J. Rogers, Richard A. Valdez, Adam L. Barkalow, Eliza I. Gilbert, Harrison E. Mohn, Brian Healy, and Emily Omana Smith