erigeniaErigenia is a peer-reviewed journal of the Illinois Native Plant Society. Articles of interest include:
-Taxonomy of vascular plants, fungi, lichens, and mosses
-Ecology of native species and plant communities; interactions and effects of birds, mammals, and insects on our ecosystem
-Natural history of our state, including geology and geography
-Ethnobotany of native plants, their use by Native Americans
-Cultural history as it intersects with natural history
-Botanists, scientists, explorers, and botanical artists who have played a major role in our understanding of our state and its natural resources
-Restoration of our native landscapes, management techniques, and results
-Horticulture as it relates to native plants in restored or cultural environments

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Authors may submit material as an email attachment to erigenia.editor@gmail.com. Manuscripts must be submitted as an MS Word document in a single font, double-spaced, and left-aligned. Tables and illustrations must fit in a 7 x 9 inch area. Authors should retain copies of all materials submitted. The title page of the manuscript should state the affiliation and complete addresses of all the authors; the telephone number of the corresponding author should also be supplied. All papers will be reviewed and copy-edited.

Abstracts
Research and technical papers should include a one-paragraph abstract of not more than 250 words. The abstract should state concisely the goals, principal results, and major conclusions of the paper.

Taxonomic Names
Either a standard taxonomic manual should be cited whose names are followed consistently, or the scientific names should be followed by their authority. Common names, if used, should be referenced to a scientific name. Thereafter, scientific names are recommended, but either may be used if done so consistently.

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Page charges for society members are $50 per article. Page charges of $25 per page will be assessed for non-members.
The most current issue of Erigenia is reserved for subscribed members but past issues are available for download.

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Erigenia No. 18, Oct 2000

Erigenia No. 17, May 1999

Erigenia No. 16, May 1998

Erigenia No. 15, Nov 1997 (Floristic Quality Assessment)

Erigenia No. 14, Nov 1995

Erigenia No. 13, June 1994 (Proc of IL Forestry Conf)

Erigenia No. 12, Nov 1992

Erigenia No. 11, Mar 1991

Erigenia No. 10, Oct 1988

Erigenia No. 9, Sep 1987

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Erigenia No. 1, Aug 1982 (download pdf)

  • Why Collect Plant Specimens? – Jay Raveill
  • Where to Collect Plants – Jay Raveill
  • The Ethics of Plant Collecting – Lawrence R. Stritch
  • Collecting Plant Specimens (An Outline with Appendices) – Wanda Oskins
  • An Illustrated Glossary of Botanical Terms – Mark W. Mohlenbrock

Erigenia No. 2, Apr 1983 (download pdf)

  • Paleozoic Life and Climates of Southern Illinois – George Fraunfelter
  • Field Log to the Devonian, Mississippi, and Pennsylvanian Systems of Jackson and Union Counties, Illinois – Mark W. Mohlenbrock
  • Landforms of the Natural Divisions of Southern Illinois – Stanley E. Harris, Jr.
  • The Soils of Southern Illinois – B. Klubek, J. Johns, E. C. Varsa

Erigenia No. 3, Dec 1983 (download pdf)

  • New Distribution Data for Illinois Vascular Plants – Douglas M. Ladd and Robert H. Mohlenbrock
  • Additions to the Illustrated Flora of Illinois II. Ferns – Robert H. Mohlenbrock
  • Nomenclatural Equivalences in the Illinois Flora I. Monocots – Robert H. Mohlenbrock

Erigenia No. 4, Aug 1984 (download pdf)

  • The Meaning, Experience and Dimensions of Prairie – John Voigt
  • The Prairies of Southern Illinois – John Voigt
  • On the Origin and Maintenance of La Grand Prairie of Illinois – Lewis J. Stannard
  • Original Prairies in Southern Illinois: As Enumerated in County and Other Historical and Geographic Sources – John Voigt
  • The Selection of Appropriate Species for Prairie Landscaping of the Home – Rene Frasher, Gerald D. Coorts, Melvut Canagir

Erigenia No. 5, Feb 1985 (download pdf)

  • Vascular Flora of the Larue-Pine Hills Area of Southern Illinois – Robert H. Mohlenbrock
  • Natural History Bibliography of Larue-Pine Hills – Robert H. Mohlenbrock
  • Recent Developments in Thismia americana N. E. Pfeiffer – Robert H. Mohlenbrock
  • Mistletoe and its Christmas Tradition – Lawrence Stritch
  • The Taxonomic Status of Panicum joori Vasey – Robert H. Mohlenbrock
  • Illinois Flora Update: New Distribution Data for Illinois Vascular Plants II – Robert H. Mohlenbrock
  • Southern Illinois Gardening: Herb Gardener’s Notebook – Robert H. Mohlenbrock
  • Super Sites for Spring Wildflowers
  • Illinois Natural Areas: Hogg Bluff – Jerry Hinkley

Erigenia No. 6, Dec 1985 (download pdf)

  • The Genus Penstemon (Scrophulariaceae) in Illinois – Robert H. Mohlenbrock and Lawrence R. Stritch
  • Illinois Natural Areas: Piney Creek Nature Preserve – Robert H. Mohlenbrock
  • Book Review: Growing and Propagating Wild Flowers
  • Illinois Flora Update: Nomenclatural Realignments in the Illinois Flora – Robert H. Mohlenbrock
  • A Floristics Study of Fountain Bluff, Jackson County, lllinois – Robert H. Mohlenbrock
  • Illinois Threatened & Endangered Plants: Bishop’s-Weeds of the Genus Ptilimnium (Apiaceae) in lllinois – Robert H. Mohlenbrock and Keith Wilson
  • Nomenclatural Equivalencies in the Illinois Flora II. Dictons I. – Robert H. Mohlenbrock
  • A Guide to the Goldenrods of Illinois – Robert H. Mohlenbrock

Erigenia No. 7, Jul 1986 (download pdf)

  • Algific (Cold Producing) Slopes in Illinois and Their Vascular Flora – John E. Schwegman
  • Presettlement Vegetation of Douglas County, Illinois – John E. Ebinger
  • A Floristic Study of Cave Valley/Pomona Natural Bridge – Thomas Sadowski
  • The Use and Folklore of Common Prairie Plants – Russell R. Kirt

Erigenia No. 8, Jan 1987 (download pdf)

  • The Lower Cache River Basin of Southern Illinois – Max D. Hutchison

Erigenia No. 9, Sep 1987 (download pdf)

  • Murphysboro Marsh – Robert H. Mohlenbrock
  • Taxa New to Illinois in Guide to the Vascular Flora of Illinois, Revised and Enlarged Edition – Robert H. Mohlenbrock
  • New Distribution Data for Illinois Vascular Plants III – Robert H. Mohlenbrock
  • Narrow-leaved Virginia Snakeroot, Aristolochia serpentaria var. hastata, An Endangered Plant in Illinois – Robert H. Mohlenbrock
  • An Overview of the Selective Advantage of Cleistogamy in the Poaceae – Sharon E. Bartholomew
  • Major Nomenclatural Changes in Guide to the Vascular Flora in Illinois, Revised and Enlarged Edition – Robert H. Mohlenbrock

Erigenia No. 10, Oct 1988 (download pdf)

  • The Illinois Status of Liatris scariosa (L.) Willd. var. niewlandii Lunell: A New Threatened Species for Illionis – Marlin Bowles, Gerald Wilhelm, Stephen Packard
  • Clintonia – An Unusual Story – Floyd Swink
  • New Distribution Records for the Vascular Flora of Northern Illinois – Erwin F. Evert
  • Illinois “Native” Mock Orange – John E. Schwegman
  • Macrolichens of Ponds Hollow – Gerould Wilhelm and Annette Parker
  • The Vascular Flora of Langham Island Kankakee County, Illinois – John. E. Schwegman

Erigenia No. 11, Mar 1991 (download pdf)

  • The Vascular Flora of Langham Island, Kankakee County, Illinois – John E. Schwegman
  • New Records for Illinois Vascular Plants – John E. Schwegman
  • Illinois’ Native Snowberry – Dick Young
  • Forest Glen’s Savanna Project – Ken Konsls and Doris Westfal
  • Woody Understory of Baber Woods, Edgar County, Illinois – Jacqueline M. Landes and John E. Ebinger
  • Vegetation of Wolf Creek State Park, Shelby County, Illinois – Shaun A. Newell, Lucinda L. Horton, John E. Ebinger
  • Rarely Seen Endangered Plants, Rediscoveries, and Species New to Illinois – Marlin L. Bowles, John B. Taft, Eric F. Ulaszek, Mary Kay Solecki, David M. Ketzner, Loy R. Phillippe, Ann Dennis, Phillip J. Burton, Kenneth R. Robertson
  • Some Aspects of the Status and Ecology of Seven Rare Wetland Plant Species in the Chicago Region of Northeastern Illinois – Marlin L. Bowles

Erigenia No. 12, Nov 1992 (download pdf)

  • Woody Vegetation Survey of Barkhausen Woods, a Closed Canopy Sand Forest in Mason County, Illinois – David T. Coates, Sean E. Jenkins, John E. Ebinger
  • Woody Vegetation Survey of Sullivan Woods, Moultrie County, Illinois – Sandra S. Baumgartner, Sean E. Jenkins, Michael A. Jenkins, John E. Ebinger
  • Additions to the Flora of Ford County, Illinois – Don Gardner
  • Changes in Illinois’ List of Endangered and Threatened Plant Species – James R. Herkert
  • Iliamna remota: An Illinois Native Returns Home – Larry R. Morrison
  • Status and Population Fluctuations of the Eastern Prairie Fringed Orchid [Platanthera leucophaea (Nutt.) Lindl.] in Illinois – Marlin Bowles and Robyn Flakne
  • Technical Comments on the Proposed Revisions to the 1989 Wetland Delineation Manual – Gerould Wilhelm

Erigenia No. 13, June 1994 (download pdf)

Proceedings of the Illinois Forest Conference: Forests of the Prairie State, 26-27 September 1992, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston

  • Forest Resource Trends in Illinois – Louis R. Iverson
  • Woody Plants of Illinois – Kenneth R. Robertson
  • Higher Fungi of Illinois Forests – Andrew S. Methven
  • Illinois Department of Conservation Division of Forest Resouces Nursery Program – Steward Pequignot
  • What is Killing the Pines in Illinois? – James E. Appleby
  • Stewardship of Forested Nature Preserves – Gretchen Bonfert
  • Vegetative Dynamics of the Prairie/Forest Interface of Cole Creek Hill Prairie – William E. Werner, Jr.
  • Exotics of Illinois Forests – John Schwegman
  • Native Actinorhizal Plants of Illinois – Jeffrey O. Dawson and Mark W. Paschke
  • Fighting for Life: A Plan for Endangered Plans – Robert H. Mohlenbrock
  • The Occurrence of Prairie and Forest Fires in Illinois and Other Midwestern States, 1679 to 1854 – William E. McClain and Sherrie E. Elzinga
  • Overstory Vegetation along an Upland to Swamp Gradient in Southern Illinois – Philip A. Robertson
  • A Sampling of Arthropod Diversity From a Central Illinois Woodland – Michael Jeffords and Susan Post
  • Forest Birds in Illinois: Changes in Abundances and Breeding Ecology – Jeffrey D. Brawn and Scott K. Robinson
  • Effects of Riparian Buffers in Reducing Agricultural Pollution in Champaign County, Illinois – David A. Kovacic and Lewis L. Osborne
  • Endangered and Threatened Animal Species of Illinois Forests – James R. Herkert
  • Native Trees for Urban Use: Urbanization of Illinois Forests – George H. Ware
  • Effects of Simulated Stratospheric Ozone Depletion on Seedling Growth of Several Species of Hardwood Trees – Evan H. DeLucia, Shawna L. Naidu, Jeannie Chen
  • Floristic Changes after Five Growing Seasons in Burned and Unburned Woodland – Gerould Wilhelm and Linda Masters

Erigenia No. 14, Nov 1995 (download pdf)

  • Illinois’ Small Whorled Pogonia Orchids – John E. Schwegman
  • Thismia americana N. E. Pfeiffer, A History – Linda A. Masters
  • The Status of Aster schreberi Nees (Schreber’s Aster) in Illinois – John E. Ebinger
  • Prairie Restoration on an East-Central Illinois Field – Don Gardner
  • Vegetation Analysis of a Prairie Restoration, Ford County, Illinois – Don Gardner
  • Effects of Different Fire Regimes on the Ground Layer Vegetation of a Dry Sand Savanna, Hooper Branch Nature Preserve, Iroquis County, Illinois – Kenneth C. Johnson and John E. Ebinger
  • Fifty Years of Change in Illinois Hill Prairies – Kenneth R. Robertson, Mark W. Schwartz, Jeffrey W. Olson, Brian K. Dunphy, H. David Clarke
  • Woody Vegetation Survey of Bois du Sangamon Nature Preserve, an Upland Forest in Macon County, Illinois – Douglas J. Haug and John E. Ebinger
  • Additions to the Vascular Flora of Illinois – Mark A. Basinger
  • New Populations of Rare Species in Southern Illinois – Robert Todd Bittner

Erigenia No. 15, Nov 1997 (download pdf)

  • Floristic Quality Assessment for Vegetation in Illinois, A Method for Assessing Vegetation Integrity – John B. Taft, Gerould S. Wilhelm, Douglas M. Ladd, Linda A. Masters

Erigenia No. 16, May 1998 (download pdf)

  • The Lichen Flora of Chicago and Vicinity: One Hundred Years of Lichenology – Gerould S. Wilhelm
  • The Lichen Flora of Cook County Forest Preserves, Part I: Palos Division – Richard D. Hyerczyk
  • The Lichen Flora of Cook County Forest Preserves, Part I: Sag Valley Division – Richard D. Hyerczyk
  • The Lichen Flora of Cook County Forest Preserves, Part III: North Branch Division – Richard D. Hyerczyk
  • The Lichen Flora of Cook County Forest Preserves, Part IV: Skokie Division – Richard D. Hyerczyk
  • Bird Takes a “Lichen” to a Nest – Linda Masters and Floyd Swink
  • Deschampsia flexuosa (L.) Trin.: Addition to the Flora of Illinois – James F. Steffen
  • Notes on Some Woody Plant Species Naturalized in Illinois – John E. Ebinger and William McClain
  • A Family Index to the Illustrated Flora of Illinois – Joanna Turner and George Yatskievych

Erigenia No. 17, May 1999 (download pdf)

  • Annals of Illinois Ethnobotany: Groundnut or Wild Potato (Apios americana Medik.) – Ray Schulenberg
  • The Avens Species (Geum L., Rosaceae) of Illinois – Michael B. Wenzel and John E. Ebinger
  • The Lichen Flora of the Cook County Forest Preserves, Part V: Salt Creek Division – Richard D. Hyerczyk
  • The Lichen Flora of Ford County – Richard D. Hyerczyk
  • Vegetation of Badger (Taxidea taxus) and Plains Pocket Gopher (Geomys bursarius) Mounds in the Sand Areas of West-Central Illinois – Bradley A. Fulk and John E. Ebinger
  • Restoration of Aspects of Native Soil Quality Through Conversion of Agricultural Lands to Cultivated Hayfields – Chris Wheeler and Kelly McConnaughay
  • Buffalograss (Buchloe dactyloides (Nutt.) Engelm.) in Illinois – Tom Voigt

Erigenia No. 18, Oct 2000 (download pdf)

  • The Correspondence of Soil Types with Plant Community Types in Natural Areas of Cook County Illinois – Thomas B. Simpson and Christiane Rey
  • The Genus Agrimonia (Rosaceae) in Illinois – Genevieve J. Kline and Paul D. Sorensen
  • Effects of Annual Burning on Populations of Cassia fasciculata (Fabaceae: Caesalpiniodae) with a Review of Its Systematics and Biology – Don C. Gardner and Kenneth R. Robertson
  • Structural Composition and Species Richness Indices for Upland Forests of the Chicago Region – Marlin Bowles, Michael Jones, Jenny McBride, Tim Bell, Christopher Dunn
  • Native Midwestern Plants for Golf Course Landscapes – Tom Voigt
  • The Illinois Populations of Phaeophyscia leana, One of the World’s Rarest Lichens – Gerould Wilhelm, Linda Masters, Jody Shimp
  • Some Notable Plant Records from East-Central and Southern Illinois – Gordon C. Tucker

Erigenia No. 19, Sep 2003 (download pdf)

  • Vascular Flora of the Vermilion River Observatory, Vermilion County, Illinois – Loy R. Phillippe, David M. Ketzner, Richard L. Larimore, John E. Ebinger
  • The Vascular Flora and Vegetation of Robeson Hills Nature Preserve: an Old-Growth Beech-Maple Forest in Southeastern Illinois – Bob Edgin
  • Twenty-year Woody Vegetation Changes in Northern Flatwoods and Mesic Forest at Ryerson Conservation Area, Lake County, Illinois – Marlin Bowles, Michael Johns, Christopher Dunn, Jenny McBride, Charles Bushey, Robbin Moran
  • Vegetation of Allison Prairie – A Gravel Prairie Reconstruction in Lawrence County, Illinois – Bob Edgin, Brian Garrard, Gordon C. Tucker, John E. Ebinger
  • Composition and Structure of a Post Oak Woods in Hamilton County, Illinois – William E. McClain and John E. Ebinger
  • Illinois Flora Updates: New Distribution Records and Other Noteworthy Finds – Illinois Native Plant Society Flora Updates Committee

Erigenia No. 20, Oct 2004 (download pdf)

  • Generalize Herbivore Preferences Between the Exotic Lonicera maackii (Rupr.) Maxim. and Selected Native Caprifoliaceae in Illinois – Tiffany S. Bone and Scott J. Meiners
  • Germination of Silene regia Seeds from Four Sites in Lawrence County, Illinois, Following Scarification or Stratification – Nicolette L. Flocca, Janice M. Coons, Henry R. Owen, Brian J. Fischer, Bob E. Edgin
  • Ground Layer Vegetation of Pin Oak / Swamp White Oak Flatwoods in Illinois – William E. McClain, Bob Edgin, John E. Ebinger
  • Vegetation and Soils of Oliver’s Grove Region, Livingston County, Illinois – Mary A. Cooprider, Richard L. Larimore, John E. Ebinger, William E. McClain, Vernon L. LaGesse
  • Biotic and Abiotic Effects on Lichen Community Structure in an Illinois Cemetery – Brent Wachholder, Matt S. Burmeister, Andrew S. Methven, Scott J. Meiners
  • Analysis of Prairie Restorations at Rock Springs Environmental Center, Decatur, Illinois – Jennifer A. Ward, Gordon C. Tucker, John E. Ebinger
  • Important Floristic Finds from DuPage County, Illinois – Scott N. Kobal and Wayne A. Lampa
  • Effects of Prescribed Burning on the Woody Understory at Emma Vance Woods, Crawford County, Illinois – Bob Edgin and Roger Beadles
  • Flora Updates in Illinois – Flora Updates Committee, Illinois Native Plant Society

Erigenia No. 21, Nov 2006 (download pdf)

  • Continuing Vegetation Analyses of a Prairie Restoration in Ford County, Illinois – Don Gardner
  • Vegetation Inventory of the Emiquon Preserve, Fulton County, lllinois – Loy R. Phillippe, Daniel T. Busemeyer, Paul B. Marcum, James L. Ellis, Mary Ann Feist, Richard L. Larimore, John E. Ebinger
  • Savanna Blazing Star, Liatris cariosa (L.) Willd. var. nieuwlandii Lunell, a New Record for DuPage County, Illinois – Paul Bollinger
  • The Black Snakeroot Species (Sanicula L., Apiaceae) of Illinois – Loy R. Phillippe, Daniel T. Busemeyer, John E. Ebinger
  • Survey of the Illinois Endangered Kankakee Mallow, Iliamna remota, in Kankakee County – April L. McDonnell, Henry R. Owen, Sean C. Jones, Vincent P. Gutowski, John E. Ebinger
  • Echinodorus berteroi var. lanceolatus: a Species New to Northeastern Illinois – Robert Van Lonkuyzen, Kenneth Drtiz, Kenneth Johnson

Erigenia No. 22, Winter 2009 (download pdf)

  • Feasibility of Using Prairie Vegetation on a Sloped Roof with Four Inches of Soil – Patricia K. Armstrong
  • Temporal and Spatial Vegetation Dynamics in a Remnant Oak Savanna: Middlefork Savanna, Lake County, Illinois – Peter W. Jackson
  • Vegetation Survey of Tomlin Timber Nature Preserve, Mason County, Illinois – Loy R. Phillippe, James Ellis, Daniel T. Busemeyer, William E. McClain, John E. Ebinger
  • Carya (Hickories) in the Ecotonal Forests of the Illinoian Till Plain of Southern Illinois – Bob Edgin and John E. Ebinger
  • Native Plants to Restore Strip Mines – W. Clark Ashby

Erigenia No. 23, Winter 2010 (download pdf)

  • Vascular Plant Species Extirpated or Not Vouchered as Occurring in Illinois – John E. Ebinger, Loy R. Phillippe, Michael J. C. Murphy, Gordon C. Tucker, Paul Marcum
  • Flora and Species Dominance of Green Prairie, Jasper County, Illinois – A Glacial Drift Hill Prairie on Illinoisan Till – Bog Edgin, Samantha J. Adams, Emily J. Stork, John Ebinger
  • Additions to the Volo Bog Herbarium, Illinois Nature Preserve, Lake County, Illinois – Linda W. Curtis
  • A Lifetime of Botanizing in Illinois – John E. Schwegman

Erigenia No. 24, Fall 2010 (download pdf)

  • Sacred Space and Restoration Ecology – Domenico D’Alessandro
  • Vascular Flora of Short Pioneer Cemetery Prairie Nature Preserve, Grundy County, Illinois: Composition and Change Since 1977 – Loy R. Phillippe, Paul B. Marcum, Daniel T. Busemeyer, John E. Ebinger
  • Edge Influence on the Reproductive Success of Symphoricarpos orbiculatus Moench – BreAnne M. Nott, Elise M. Tulloss, Scott J. Meiners
  • Variation in Plant Performance among Seed Sources: Implications for Prairie Restoration – William L. Stewart and Scott J. Meiners
  • Changes in Illinois’ List of Endangered and Threatened Plant Species – Anne Mankowski and John E. Ebinger
  • Rocks, Water, Plants, and People in Southern Illinois: Beall Woods, Lusk Creek, and Pine Hills – W. Clark Ashby

Erigenia No. 25, Spring 2012 (download pdf)

  • Elihu Hall, Illinois Botanist and Plant Explorer of the Western United States – John E. Schwegman
  • Effects of Hot Water on Breaking Seed Dormancy of the Endangered Kankakee Mallow, Iliamna remota Greene (Malvaceae) – April McDonnell, Marissa Grant, Janice Coons
  • Changes in Vegetation Abundance Following Carya (Hickory) Thinning and Prescribed Burning at Beadles Barrens Nature Preserve, Edwards County, Illinois – Bob Edgin, Roger Beadles, John E. Ebinger, Michael Blackowicz
  • Vegetation of Sand Ridge Savanna Nature Preserve, Will County, Illinois – Loy R. Phillippe, Paul B. Marcum, John E. Ebinger
  • Survival of Plants on Sloped Roofs with Ten cm of Soil – Patricia K. Armstrong
  • The Origin and Maintenance of Midwestern Hill Prairies – Paul D. Kilburn