The Jemez Mountains in north-central New Mexico host more than 1200 species of native plants. This richness results from the confluence of three floristic regions—the Rocky Mountains, the Great Basin, and arid grasslands and deserts to the south—that creates a unique flora. With detailed descriptions, drawings, and color photographs, Teralene Foxx, Craig Martin, and Dorothy Hoard present a comprehensive look at the flora of the Jemez Mountains in the three volumes of Plants of the Jemez Mountains. This book explores the full extent of the mountain range, including White Rock Canyon, Pajarito Plateau, Bandelier National Monument, Valles Caldera National Preserve, Jemez […]
Rooting Depths of Plants Relative to Biological and Environmental Factors Teralene S. Foxx, Gail D. Tierney, Joel M. Williams. 1984 In 1981-1982, an extensive bibliographic study was done to document rooting depths of native plants in the United State. The data base contained over 1000 citations and approximately 12,000 data elements. In this paper the data were analyzed for rooting depths as related to life form, soil type, geographic region, root type, family, root depth to sheet height ratios, and root depth to root lateral ratios.
This booklet was written immediately after the Cerro Grande Fire to help people understand the importance of fire in the ecosystem and the recovery of the landscape. The full color booklet was given to all the employees at Los Alamos National Laboratory and was also taken to other communities. Lest We Forget, Stories of the White Rock United Methodist Church and the Cerro Grande Fire, May 2000. The Cerro Grande Fire of 2000, caused evacuation of the community of Los Alamos and the loss of over 400 structures. The White Rock United Church had four families associated with church that […]