Flora of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago


S.G. Aiken, M.J. Dallwitz, L.L. Consaul, C.L. McJannet, R.L. Boles, G.W. Argus, J.M. Gillett, P.J. Scott, R. Elven, M.C. LeBlanc, L.J. Gillespie, A.K. Brysting, H. Solstad, and J.G. Harris


The authors acknowledge, with thanks, permission from L. Watson to use the character list presented in The Families of Flowering Plants; P. Ball, University of Toronto, Erindale College, D. Murray, University of Alaska, B. Ford, University of Manitoba, J. Bruhl, University of New England, Armidale, Australia, and A. Rezneck, University of Michigan, for help in understanding character concepts and taxon delimitations in the Cyperaceae and for providing information from the developing Flora of North America treatment of this family. For initial help with the Asteraceae, A.E. Zamluk, and for help with reviewing earlier versions of the Poaceae, C. Greene, College of the Atlantic, R. Soreng, Smithsonian Institution, and N. Tzvelev, V.L. Komarov Botanical Institute, are thanked. Similar help was received from S. Welsh, Provo University, Utah, with the Fabaceae. Thanks also to R. Buck, C. Clarkin, H. Gibbins, C. Lee, M. MacCormac, C. Mallory, and G. Steel for assistance with photography, J. Gould for permission to use her photos of Corallorhiza, the Danish Polar Center for permission to scan illustrations from Meddelelser om Grønland, S. Laurie-Bourque for original drawings, L. Robinson and M. Allan for their help with mapping and photography data processing, J. Wise and J. Madill, Canadian Museum of Nature, for assistance with image editing, K. Nolan, M. Paradis, and P. Whitmore for computer assistance, P. Taouk, Compaq, for computer technical support, and S. Oakley for making the opening flash screen. Polar Continental Shelf Project, Geological Survey of Canada, and A. Didiuk, Canadian Wildlife Service, and A. Lawrence, Parks Canada, are thanked for logistic support. We also thank the Communities and Hunters and Trappers Associations for approval to do work in their areas, L. Maus, Environmental Technology Program, Nunavut Arctic College Iqaluit, for field assistance, including photography, and logistic support in Iqaluit. The Aurora Research Institute and the Nunavut Research Institute are thanked for logistic support and science licenses to carry out research in the north. The Canadian Museum of Nature, the Career Edge Internship Program, the Norwegian Academy of Science, and CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (Australia)) are acknowledged for their financial support.