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David M Ketzner
Title: Botanist, Wetland Plant Ecologist
Mailing address:
1816 S. Oak Street
Champaign, IL 61820
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Address mailcode: 652
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Location: Forbes Natural History Building
Phone: 217-244-8821
Fax: 217-244-0802

Botanist/plant ecologist with the Wetlands Group. Responsibilities include wetland delineation, assessment of potential wetland mitigation sites, monitoring of wetland mitigation sites, monitoring of endangered plant populations, and establishment of endangered plants on mitigation sites. This work is done primarily for Illinois Department of Transportation road projects.
Vascular flora of Illinois; floristic botany; the genus Cuscuta (Convolvulaceae) in Illinois.
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James E. Ozment Achievement Award in Natural History, presented by the Southern Illinois University Foundation, Carbondale. 1986.
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Professional affiliations:
Illinois Native Plant Society.
Selected publications:
Iverson, L. R., A. Prasad and D. M. Ketzner. 1997. A summary of the Illinois flora based on the Illinois Plant Information Network. Transactions of the Illinois State Academy of Science 90: 41-64.

Ketzner, D. M. 1996. Crepis pulchra (Asteraceae) and Moenchia erecta (Caryophyllaceae) in Illinois. Transactions of the Illinois State Academy of Science 89: 21-23.

Ketzner, D. 2004. Illinois flora updates: new distribution records and noteworthy collections. Erigenia 20: 98-104.

Ketzner, D. 2010. An evaluation of the nomenclatural status of Biatorella kulshanensis Herre. Evansia 27: 92-93.

Spyreas, G., B. W. Wilm, A. E. Plocher, D. M. Ketzner, J. W. Matthews, J. Ellis and E. J. Heske. 2010. Biological consequences of invasion by reed canary grass (Phalaris arundinacea). Biological Invasions 12: 1253 - 1267.
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Education: M. S., Botany, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, 1988

B. A., Botany, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, 1983

A. S., Olney Central College, 1981
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