Illinois Natural History Survey - University of Illinois

Danielle Ruffatto
Title: Media Communications Specialist
Mailing address:
Forbes Natural History Building room 1046
Champaign, IL 61820
Office address:
1816 South Oak Street
Champaign, 61820
Address mailcode: 652
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Location: Forbes Natural History Building room 1046
Phone: 217-300-9347


Publications Committee • Illinois Natural History Survey • 2013–Present

Naturally Illinois Expo Committee • Prairie Research Institute • 2013–Present

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Caroll-Cunningham, C., J. Ellis, P. Marcum, D. Ruffatto, and G. Spyreas. 2015. A selection of common, unusual, and rare plants of Illinois. Illinois Natural History Survey, Prairie Research Institute. Champaign, IL.

Ruffatto, D., D. Zaya, and B. Molano-Flores. 2015. Reproductive success of the gynodioecious Lobelia spicata Lam. (Campanulaceae): female frequency, population demographics, and latitudinal patterns. International Journal of Plant Sciences 176(2):120–130.

Impacts of the Elgin, Joliet, and Eastern Railway Line on Natural Areas in the Western Chicago Metropolitan Area. Heske, E. J., and D. M. Ruffatto, eds. 2014.

Ruffatto, D. 2012. Population dynamics and reproductive ecology of the gynodioecious prairie species Lobelia spicata Lam. (Campanulaceae). MS Thesis. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL.

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Master of Plant BiologyUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign • Urbana, IL

Bachelor of Biology & Environmental Science [double major] • University of St. Francis • Joliet, IL

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Champaign, IL 61820

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