Thomas Stoughton

Thomas Stoughton

Claremont, CA

B.A. in Environmental Studies, University of Redlands, California

Ph.D. Student in Botany, Claremont Graduate University, California

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Published on Aug 18, 2014

Yukon Territory -- tremendous strides following a bumpy start

We last left you with a note from Boise, Idaho, where we were presenting on our research at the 2014 Botany Conference. Since then, we hopped on a plane bound for Seattle, transferred onto a plane ...

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Published on Jul 27, 2014

Arrived in Boise -- another update on the first half of our field expedition

As the title suggests, we have arrived in Boise, Idaho, and are preparing to give presentations on our research at the 2014 Botany Conference. For those that are interested and/or will be in attend...

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Published on Jul 19, 2014

One week in and there is already too much to talk about...

last updatedYIKES!!!Claytonia lanceolata QuartziteLittle Belt MountainsClaytonia.  Draba oligosperma Silene parryiAndrosace filiformis Boechera Calvatia gigantea  Continental DivideB...

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Published on Jul 14, 2014

Thunder and Lightning = our first update from the field: success thus far!

Sawtell Peak, IdahoBotany 2014Lewisia pygmaeaAndrosace septentrionalis hereClaytonia lanceolata flavaBrassicaceaeDraba oligospermaDraba albertina Boechera Boechera Boechera lemmoniiWarm Lake, Idah...

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Published on Jun 04, 2014

THANKS!

Hey, everyone -- I just want to say thanks again for showing your support for this project! I've given everyone a shout out on my website, and I also have given a report on my recent trip to southe...

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Published on May 21, 2014

Spring Beauty Pageant — let’s try this again…

which is the cutest?ClaytoniaC. saxosaC. saxosapoll on my website at the bottom of this postYou can vote for more than one (up to 5), but you can only vote once! Claytonia saxosa standing proud on ...

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Published on May 15, 2014

What San Gorgonio Mountain can tell us about past and present gene flow: is alpine biodiversity under-examined?

last postclick herePinusP. flexilisP. flexilis Draba D. corrugataD. saxosa D. saxosaD. corrugata D. corrugataD. saxosa D. saxosaAndrosace septentrionalis species that occurs on San Gorgonio Mountai...

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Published on May 13, 2014

Where we do our research...

you'll receive MANY more updates and pictures just like these if we meet our full fundraising goal!Pyrola pictaDiana D. Jolles@DDJollesPyrola pictaDiana D. JollesPyrola pictaDiana D. JollesDiana D....

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Great news! This is going to be an awesome 'experiment'!!!
Aug 20, 2014
Azolla, a little fern with massive green potential
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Come with us to Siberia -- our plants hang out with the most fragile of ferns ;)
Aug 18, 2014
Alpine plant biodiversity: why is it so high?
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Thanks, Michael -- We are VERY excited about this opportunity. I'll likely be shooting with my camera nonstop, so expect lots of picturesque updates! ~Tommy
Jul 06, 2014
Alpine plant biodiversity: why is it so high?
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We saw SO MANY Castilleja on this trip!
Jun 04, 2014
Alpine plant biodiversity: why is it so high?
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Awesome video -- awesome project! SAVING THE WORLD WITH FERNS!!!
Jun 02, 2014
Azolla, a little fern with massive green potential
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I know -- most are the size of a penny, or smaller! Makes looking for them a serious challenge...
May 21, 2014
Alpine plant biodiversity: why is it so high?
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Hey, Mary -- glad you enjoyed the wildflower walk at Baldwin Lake Ecological Reserve. It is always interesting to look at the ecology of alpine plants that occur at lower elevations in the mountains. I want to better understand how they can do it!
May 20, 2014
Alpine plant biodiversity: why is it so high?
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Hey, Dan -- Thanks for your support! Certainly the extreme seasonal and diurnal temperature fluctuations are a big part of what shapes an alpine community -- ever notice that there aren't many* alpine annuals? ;)
May 20, 2014
Alpine plant biodiversity: why is it so high?
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Thanks for the support, Daniel -- every bit counts, we're almost there!
May 15, 2014
Alpine plant biodiversity: why is it so high?
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Thanks for your support, Rhett!
May 15, 2014
Alpine plant biodiversity: why is it so high?
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Thanks for the support, Bruce -- I'll have my eyes peeled for freaky Asters, too!
May 13, 2014
Alpine plant biodiversity: why is it so high?
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Thanks, Cindy -- we're working on it!
May 09, 2014
Alpine plant biodiversity: why is it so high?
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