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Wesley C. Wehr
Personal:Expertise - Tertiary fossil plants
Research Interests:Eocene floras of the Pacific Northwest
Fossil plant and insect interactions; evolution of modern conifer forests; upland floras of the Eocene; angiosperm diversification during the Eocene.
Eocene floras of British ColumbiaAlthough a resident of Washington state, a specific research interest of Wes Wehr is the eocene flora of British Columbia.
Select Publications, Presentations & Papers
Basinger, J.F., McIver, E. & Wehr, W.C. (1996). Tertiary conifers of British Columbia. In R. Ludvigsen, (Ed.), Life in stone -- fossils of British Columbia. Vancouver, BC: UBC Press and Royal British Columbia Museum.
Stockey, R.A. & Wehr, W.C. (1996). Flowering plants around Eocene lakes of the interior. In R. Ludvigsen, (Ed.), Life in stone -- fossils of British Columbia. Vancouver, BC: UBC Press and Royal British Columbia Museum.
Wehr, W.C. (1995). Early Tertiary flowers, fruits and seeds of Washington State and adjacent areas. Washington Geology, 23 (3) pp. 3-16.
Wehr, W.C. (1998). Middle Eocene insects and plants of the Okanogan
Highlands. In J.E. Martin, (Ed), Contributions to the palaeontology and
geology of the West Coast: In honor of V. Standish Mallory (Research
Report No. 6). Thomas Burke Memorial Washington State Museum.
Wehr, W.C. (In press). Early collectors of fossil plants in the Pacific Northwest. In A.R. Kruckeberg & R.M. Love, (Eds), Plant hunters of the Pacific Northwest. Seattle, WA: University of Washington Press.
Wolfe, J.A. & Wehr, W.C. (1988). Rosaceous Chamaebatiaria-like foliage from the Paleogene of Western North America. Aliso, 12 (1), 177-200.
Private Collections:Library Collections
Extensive library of Eocene literature for BC plants and insects.
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