Kelly Kindscher

Research Centers - Environmental Studies Program, Kansas Biological Survey
Professor, Senior Scientist
Ph.D., Systematics and Ecology, University of Kansas
Primary office:
Higuchi Hall
Room 135A
Kansas Biological Survey
2101 Constant Avenue
Lawrence, KS 66047


Summary

Education

Ph.D., Systematics and Ecology, University of Kansas

M.S., Systematics and Ecology, University of Kansas

B.A., Environmental Studies with Honors and Distinction, University of Kansas

Research Interests

  • Ethnobotany
  • Restoration ecology
  • Prairie
  • Wetlands
  • Medicinal plants
  • Conservation biology

Selected Publications

Comer, P. J., Hak, J. C., Kindscher, K. Muldavin, E. & Singhurst, J. (in press). Continent-Scale Landscape Conservation Design for Temperate Grasslands of the Great
Plains and Chihuahuan Desert. Natural Areas Journal.

Kindscher, K. (in press). In Search of Wild Plants. Big Botany: Conversations with the Plant World, Spencer Museum of Art, The University of Kansas
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Kindscher, K. (2017). [Review of the book Field Life: Science in the American West during the Railroad Era, Jeremy Vetter]. Kansas History: A Journal of the Central Plains, 40(3), 224. Lawrence, KS: Allen Press.

Kindscher, K. Martin, L. M., Long, Q. Craft, R. Loring, H. Sharaf, M. M., & Yang, J. (2017). Harvesting and Recolonization of Wild Populations of Oshá (Ligusticum porteri) in
Southern Colorado. Natural Areas Journal, 37(2), 178ΓÇô187.

Kindscher, K. Martin, L. M., & Isenburg, A. S. (2017). Floristic Quality Analysis and Plot Diversity for Cherokee and Labette County Trust Lands (Kansas Natural Resource Trustee Council Report). Lawrence, KS.

Myhal, N. & Kindscher, K. (2016). [Review of the book Plants Have So Much to Give Us, All We Have to Do Is Ask: Anishinaabe Botanical Teachings, Mary Siisip Geniusz (edited by Wendy Makoons Geniusz, illustrated by Annmarie Geniusz)]. The Prairie Naturalist 48(110)

Shipley, G. & Kindscher, K. (2016). Evidence for the Paleoethnobotany of the Neanderthal: A Review of the Literature. Scientifica, vol. 2016. DOI:10.1155/2016/8927654

Kindscher, K. Martin, L. M., Staab, E. M., & Delisle, J. M. (2016). A Natural Areas Inventory of Douglas County in Northeast Kansas. Lawrence, KS: Kansas Natural Heritage Inventory, Kansas Biological Survey.

Araya, J. J., Kindscher, K. & Timmermann, B. (2016). Sullivantosides A-F: Pregnane glycosides from Asclepias sullivantii L. Phytochemistry Letters, 16, 185ΓÇô191.

Kindscher, K. (2016). A Species by Species Overview of Echinacea. In . (Ed.), Echinacea: Herbal Medicine with a Wild History (pp. 55-80).

Kindscher, K. & Riggs, M. (2016). Cultivation of Echinacea angustifolia and Echinacea purpurea. In . (Ed.), Echinacea: Herbal Medicine with a Wild History (pp. 21-33).

Klein, R. & Kindscher, K. (2016). Legal Protection of Echinacea and other Medicinal Plant Species. In . (Ed.), Echinacea: Herbal Medicine with a Wild History (pp. 191-205).

Price, D. M., & Kindscher, K. (2016). One Hundred Twenty Years of Echinacea angustifolia Market Harvest in the Smoky Hills of Kansas. In . (Ed.), Echinacea: Herbal Medicine with a Wild History (pp. 83-107).

Kindscher, K. (2016). Recommendations Regarding the Conservation of Echinacea Species. In . (Ed.), Echinacea: Herbal Medicine with a Wild History (pp. 207-216).

Drisko, J. & Kindscher, K. (2016). Research on Echinacea Use in Western Medicine. In . (Ed.), Echinacea: Herbal Medicine with a Wild History (pp. 147-163).

Riggs, M. & Kindscher, K. (2016). The Echinacea Market. In . (Ed.), Echinacea: Herbal Medicine with a Wild History (pp. 165-175).

Kindscher, K. (2016). The Biology and Ecology of Echinacea Species. In . (Ed.), Echinacea: Herbal Medicine with a Wild History (pp. 47-54).

Craft, R. & Kindscher, K. (2016). The Media and Echinacea Sales and Use. In . (Ed.), Echinacea: Herbal Medicine with a Wild History (pp. 177-187).

Cao, C. & Kindscher, K. (2016). The Medicinal Chemistry of Echinacea Species. In . (Ed.), Echinacea: Herbal Medicine with a Wild History (pp. 127-145).

Kindscher, K. & Wittenberg, R. (2016). The Naming and Classification of Echinacea Species. In . (Ed.), Echinacea: Herbal Medicine with a Wild History (pp. 37-45).

Kindscher, K. (2016). The Uses of Echinacea angustifolia and Other Echinacea Species by Native Americans. In . (Ed.), Echinacea: Herbal Medicine with a Wild History (pp. 9-20). Switzerland: Springer.

Kindscher, K. (2016). Threats to Wild Echinacea Populations. In . (Ed.), Echinacea: Herbal Medicine with a Wild History (pp. 109-123).

Kindscher, K. (Ed.). (2016). Echinacea: Herbal Medicine with a Wild History (K. Kindscher, Ed.). Switzerland: Springer. 238.

Gori, D. Cooper, M. S., Soles, E. S., Stone, M. Morrison, R. Turner, T. F., Propst, D. L., Garfin, G. Switanek, M. Chang, H. Bassett, S. Haney, J. Lyons, D. Horner, M. Dahm, C. N., Frey, J. K., Kindscher, K. Walker, H. A., & Bogan, M. T. (2016). Gila River Flow Needs Assessment. The New Mexico Botanist,(5), 24-32.

Craft, R. McClure, K. C., Corbett, S. Ferreira, M. P., Stiffarm, A. M., & Kindscher, K. (2015). Ethnic differences in medicinal plant use among University students: a cross-sectional survey of self-reported medicinal plant use at two Midwest Universities. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 15(1), 1ΓÇô10.

Gallagher, R. J., Subramanian, C. Grogan, P. T., Kindscher, K. Cao, C. Zhang, H. Cohen, M. S., & Timmermann, B. N. (2015). The therapeutic potential of Physalis longifolia against various carcinomas . PharmaNutrition , 3(4), 146 - 152.

Cao, C. Wu, X. Kindscher, K. Xu, L. & Timmermann, B. N. (2015). Withanolides and Sucrose Esters from Physalis neomexicana. Journal of natural products, 78(10), 2488-93.

Cao, C. Kindscher, K. Gallagher, R. J., Zhang, H. & Timmermann, B. N. (2015). Analysis of Major Withanolides in Physalis longifolia Nutt. by HPLC-PDA. Journal of Chromatographic Science, 53(7), 1044-7.

Zhang, H. Cao, C. Gallagher, R. J., Day, V. W., Kindscher, K. & Timmermann, B. N. (2015). Withanolides from Physalis coztomatl. Phytochemistry, 109, 147-53.

Long, Q. Foster, B. L., & Kindscher, K. (2014). Seed and microsite limitations mediate stochastic recruitment in a low-diversity prairie restoration. Plant Ecology, 215(11), 1287ΓÇô1298.

Kindscher, K. (2014). Riparian Vegetation of the Upper Gila River and Southwestern Streams In . (Ed.), Gila River Flow Needs Assessment. The Nature Conservancy. http://nmconservation.org/Gila/GilaFlowNeedsAssessment.pdf

Kindscher, K. Cao, C. Gallagher, R. Zhang, H. Long, Q. Service, L. Martin, L. & Timmermann, B. N. (2014). Comparison of Bioactive Secondary Metabolites in Experimental and Natural Populations of Wild Tomatillos, Physalis longifolia Nutt. Ethnobotany Research & Applications , 12, 175-182.

Castle, L. M., Leopold, S. Craft, R. & Kindscher, K. (2014). Ranking Tool Created for Medicinal Plants at Risk of Being Overharvested in the Wild. Ethnobiology Letters, 5, 77-88.

Cao, C. Zhang, H. Gallagher, R. J., Day, V. W., Kindscher, K. Grogan, P. Cohen, M. S., & Timmermann, B. N. (2014). Withanolides from Physalis hispida. Journal of natural products, 77(3), 631-9.

Kindscher, K. Corbett, S. M., & Mcclure, K. (2013). A Statistical Analysis of Medicinal Plants: A Case Study of Plant Families in Kansas and the Great Plains. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science, 116, 149-155.

Kindscher, K. Yang, J. Long, Q. Craft, R. & Loring, H. (2013). Harvest Sustainability Study of Wild Populations of Osha, Ligusticum porteri. 20. Lawrence, KS: Kansas Biological Survey.

Kindscher, K. (2013). Lewis and ClarkΓÇÖs Influence on Echinacea. Journal of Medicinal Plant Conservation, 14.

Ferreira, M. P., Gendron, F. & Kindscher, K. (2012). Bioactive Prairie Plants & Aging Adults: Role in Health and Disease. In . (Ed.), Bioactive Foods as Dietary Interventions for the Aging Population. Oxford, England: Elsevier Science Publishers.

Zhang, H. Bazzill, J. Gallagher, R. Subramanian, C. Grogan, P. T., Day, V. W., Kindscher, K. Cohen, M. S., & Timmermann, B. N. (2012). Antiproliferative Withanolides from Datura wrightii. Journal of Natural Products .

Miesner, S. Frosch, H. Kindscher, K. Tichy, S. & Manfredi, K. (2012). Benzyl Benxoate Glycosides from Oligoneron rigidum. Journal of Natural Products , 75, 1903-1908.

Araya, J. Kindscher, K. & Timmermann, B. (2012). Cytotoxic cardiac glycosides and other compounds from Asclepias syriaca. Journal of Natural Products, 75, 400-407.

Zhang, X. Samadi, A. K., Roby, K. F., Timmermann, B. Cohen, M. S., & Kindscher, K. (2012). Inhibition of Cell Growth and Induction of Apoptosis in Ovarian Carcinoma Cell Lines CaOV3 and SKOV3 by Natural Withanolide Withaferin A. Gynecologic Oncology, 124, 606ΓÇô612.

Zhang, H. Motiwala, H. Samadi, A. K., Day, V. Aube, J. Cohen, M. S., Kindscher, K. Gollapudi, R. & Timmermann, B. N. (2012). Minor Withanolides of Physalis longifolia: Structure and Cytotoxicity. Chemical and Pharmaceutical Bulletin, 60, 1234-39.

Ferreira, M. P., Gendron, F. McClure, K. & Kindscher, K. (2012). North American Bioactive Plants for Human Health and Performance. Global Journal of Research in Medicinal Plants Indigenous Medicine, 1, 568 - 582. http://digitalcommons.wayne.edu/nfsfrp/1/

Samadi, A. K., Bazzill, J. Zhang, X. Gallagher, R. Zhang, H. Gollapudi, R. Kindscher, K. Timmermann, B. & Cohen, M. S. (2012). Novel Withanolides Target Medullary Thyroid Cancer through Inhibition of both RET Phosphorylation and the Mammalian Target of Rapamycin Pathway. Surgery, 152, 1238-47.

Kindscher, K. Long, Q. Corbett, S. Bosnak, K. Loring, H. Cohen, M. & Timmermann, B. N. (2012). The Ethnobotany and Ethnopharmacology of Wild Tomatillos, Physalis longifolia Nutt., and Related Physalis Species: A Review. Economic Botany, 66, 298-310.

Kindscher, K. Craft, R. Bosnak, K. & Timmermann, B. N. (2012). The Lucius Sayre Legacy: Reviving the Study of Medicinal Plants of the Plains. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science , 115, 19-26.

Bosnak, K. Kindscher, K. Craft, R. & Timmermann, B. N. (2012). The University of Kansas School of Pharmacy Medicinal Plant Garden: Case Study of a New Teaching Garden with a History. HerbalGram: The Journal of the American Botanical Council, 95, 38-45.

Araya, J. Binns, F. Kindscher, K. & Timmermann, B. (2012). Verticillosides AΓÇôM: Polyoxygenated pregnane glycosides from Asclepias verticillata L. Phytochemistry , 78, 179-89.

Zhang, H. Samadi, A. K., Gallagher, R. J., Araya, J. J., Tong, X. Day, V. W., Cohen, M. S., Kindscher, K. Gollapudi, R. & Timmermann, B. N. (2011). Cytotoxic withanolide constituents of Physalis longifolia. Journal of Natural Products, 74, 2532−2544.

Questad, E. Foster, B. Jog, S. Kindscher, K. & Loring, H. (2011). Evaluating patterns of biodiversity in managed grasslands with spatial turnover metrics. Biological Conservation , 144, 1050-58.

Kindscher, K. Kilroy, H. Delisle, J. Long, Q. Loring, H. Dobbs, K. & Drake, J. (2011). Vegetation mapping and classification of Homestead National Monument of America (Natural Resource Report NPS/HTLN/NRRΓÇö2011/345). Fort Collins, CO: National Park Service.

Kindscher, K. Kilroy, H. Delisle, J. Long, Q. Loring, H. Dobbs, K. & Drake, J. (2011). Vegetation mapping and classification of Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve: Project report (Natural Resource Report NRR/HTLN/NRRΓÇö2011/346). Fort Collins, CO: National Park Service.

Gehring, R. & Kindscher, K. (2010). The Medicinal Use of Native North American Plants in Domestic Animals. In R. D. Katerere & D. Luseba (Eds.), Ethnoveterinary Botanical Medicine: Herbal Medicines for Animal Health (pp. 213-230). Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.

Young, B. Peltier, E. & Kindscher, K. (2010). Relating Vegetation Composition in a Bio-rention Cell to Small-scale Hydrologic and Topographic Variability. In Proceedings of the World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2010 Proceedings (pp. 1451-1457).

Felger, R. & Kindscher, K. (2010). Trees of the Gila Forest Region, New Mexico. In Natural History of the Gila Symposium, New Mexico Botanist, special issue 2: 38-66. New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico.

Kindscher, K. Long, Q. & Loring, H. (2010). Wetlands along the Gila River in Southwestern New Mexico. In Natural History of the Gila Symposium, New Mexico Botanist, special issue 2: 116-121. New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico
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Foster, B. Khavin, I. S., Murphy, C. Smith, V. Ramspott, M. E., Price, K. & Kindscher, K. (2010). Integrated responses of grassland biodiversity and ecosystem properties to hay management: A field experiment. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science, 113, 103-119.

Debinski, D. Wickham, H. Kindscher, K. Caruthers, J. & Germino, M. (2010). Montane Meadow Change During Drought Varies with Background Hydrologic Regime and Plant Functional Group. Ecology, 91, 1672-81.

Norris, W. Felger, R. & Kindscher, K. (2010). Introduction to the Proceedings. In Proceedings of the Second Natural History of the Gila Symposium, October 16ΓÇô18, 2008, Silver City, New Mexico In The New Mexico Botanist, (pp. 1-2).

Kindscher, K. (2009). [Review of the book High Plains Horticulture: A History, by John Freeman]. Kansas History: A Journal of the Central Plains 32

Kindscher, K. (2009). [Review of the book Plains Apache Ethnobotany, by Julia Jordan]. Journal of Ethnobiology, 29, 365-67.

Peltier, E. Chen, X. Kindscher, K. & Young, C. B. (2009). Long-term Effectiveness of a Bioretention System Treating Road Runoff in Northeastern Kansas. In Proceedings of the World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2009 (pp. 1335-1343).

Foster, B. Kindscher, K. Houseman, G. & Murphy, C. (2009). Effects of Hay Management and Native Species Sowing on Plant Community Structure, Biomass, and Restoration. Ecological Applications, 19, 1884-1896.

Kindscher, K. & Byczynski, L. (2009). Native Prairie Hay Meadows: A LandownerΓÇÖs Management Guide. Kansas Biological Survey Reports 32. Kansas Biological Survey.

Kindscher, K. Busby, W. Craft, R. Delisle, J. Freeman, C. Kilroy, H. Long, Q. Loring, H. Moranz, R. & Norman, F. (2009). A Natural Areas Inventory of Anderson and Linn Counties in Kansas. 79. Lawrence, KS.

Kindscher, K. Norman, F. & Byczynski, L. (2009). Floristic Quality of Vegetation at Lead and Zinc Mined Lands in Cherokee County, Kansas. 67. Lawrence, KS.

Kindscher, K. (2009). Gardening With Southeast Asian Refugees. Columbia, MO: Community Garden Coalition, Inc.

Kindscher, K. (2009). Edible Wild Plants of the Prairie. Symphony in the Flint Hills Program.

Worster, D. Schultz, E. Kindscher, K. Robinson, E. & Gerstner, K. (2008). The Nature of Kansas Lands, University Press of Kansas. 96.

Kindscher, K. & Norris, W. R. (2008). Introduction. In Proceedings of the First Natural History of the Gila Symposium, New Mexico Botanist. Las Cruces, NM.

Kindscher, K. (2008). Vegetation and Habitat along the Gila River in Southwestern New Mexico. In Natural History of the Gila Symposium, New Mexico Botanist, special issue 1: 49-53, Las Cruces, New Mexico.

Kindscher, K. Price, D. M., & Castle, L. (2008). Re-sprouting of Echinacea angustifolia Augments Sustainability of Wild Medicinal Plant Populations. Economic Botany , 62, 1-9.

Kindscher, K. Jennings, R. Norris, W. & Shook, R. (2008). Birds, Reptiles, Amphibians, Vascular Plants, and Habitat in the Gila River Riparian Zone in Southwestern New Mexico. Lawrence, KS.

Kindscher, K. Long, Q. & Byczynski, L. (2008). MeadΓÇÖs Milkweed Reintroduction Plan for Marais des Cygnes National Wildlife Refuge. 12. Lawrence, KS.

Long, Q. & Kindscher, K. (2007). A Comparison of the Influence of Disturbance Regimes on Native Forbs (Kansas). Ecological Restoration, 25, 129-30.

Foster, B. & Kindscher, K. (2007). Controls on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Function in Managed Grasslands. National Resource Initiative Research Highlights,(2).

Weber, M. Knov, C. Kindscher, K. Brown, R. Niemann, S. & Chapman, J. (2007). Identification of Medicinally Active Compounds in Prairie Plants by HPLC Coupled to Electron Impact-Mass Spectrometry. American Laboratory, 39, 9-11.

Price, D. H., & Kindscher, K. (2007). One Hundred Years of Echinacea angustifolia Harvest in the Smoky Hills of Kansas, USA. Economic Botany, 61, 86-95.

Foster, B. L., Murphy, C. A., Keller, K. Aschenbach, T. Questad, E. J., & Kindscher, K. (2007). Restoration of prairie community structure and ecosystem function in an abandoned hayfield: a sowing experiment. Restoration Ecology, 62, 1-9.

Stotts, C. Palmer, M. & Kindscher, K. (2007). The Need for Savanna Restoration in the Cross Timbers. Oklahoma Native Plant Record, 7, 78-90.

Busby, W. H., Delisle, J. M., Freeman, C. C., Kindscher, K. Loring, H. Nimz, D. E., & Schmidt, C. J. (2007). A Natural Features Inventory of the Smoky Hill ANG Range, Kansas ( ). 403. Lawrence, KS.

Kindscher, K. (2006). Forward. In . (Ed.), A Taste of HeritageΓÇöCrow Indian Recipes and Herbal Medicines, by Alma Snell. University of Nebraska Press.

Jog, S. Questad, E. Kindscher, K. Foster, B. & Loring, H. (2006). Floristic Quality as an Indicator of Native Species Diversity within Managed Grasslands. Natural Areas Journal, 26, 149-167.

Aschenbach, T. & Kindscher, K. (2006). Plant Species on Salt-affected Soil at Cheyenne Bottoms, Kansas. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science , 109, 207-213.

Ashworth, S. Foster, B. & Kindscher, K. (2006). Relative Contributions of Adjacent Species Set and Environmental Conditions to Plant Community Richness and Composition in a Group of Created Wetlands. Wetlands, 26, 149-167.

Nabhan, G. & Kindscher, K. (2006). Renewing the Native Food Traditions of Bison Nation. 8. Flagstaff, AZ: Renewing AmericaΓÇÖs Food Traditions Consortium.

Kindscher, K. (2006). Conservation Status of Echinacea Species. 247. Report to the US Forest Service.

White, S. & Kindscher, K. (2006). Natural Resource and Open Space Assessment and Planning Recommendations for Miami County, Kansas. 30. Lawrence, KS.

Kindscher, K. (2006). Natural Resource Inventory and Restoration Plan for the Black Jack Battlefield Site (Kansas Biological Survey Open-file Report, No. 129). 21. Lawrence, KS.

Powell, A. Busby, W. & Kindscher, K. (2006). Status of the Regal Fritillary (Speyeria idalia) and effects of fire management on its abundance in northeastern Kansas, USA. Journal of Insect Conservation, 11(3), 299.

Fraser, A. & Kindscher, K. (2005). Spatial Distribution of Spartina pectinata Transplants to Restore Wet Prairie. Restoration Ecology , 13, 144-151.

Kindscher, K. Busby, W. Delisle, J. Dropkin, J. & Freeman, C. (2005). A Natural Areas Inventory of Douglas, Johnson, Leavenworth, Miami, and Wyandotte Counties in Northeast Kansas (Kansas Biological Survey Open-File Report, No. 124). 79. Lawrence, KS.

Loring, H. Kindscher, K. & Delisle, J. (2005). A Survey of Natural Area Sites in Cherokee County, Kansas (Kansas Biological Survey Open-File Report, No. 125). 33. Lawrence, KS.

Kindscher, K. (2004). Plant Lore. In D. J. Wishart (Ed.), Encyclopedia of the Great Plains (pp. 309). Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press.

Su, J. C., Debinski, D. M., Jakubauskas, M. E., & Kindscher, K. (2004). Beyond Species Richness: Community Similarity as a Measure of Cross-Taxon Congruence for Coarse-Filter Conservation. Conservation Biology, 18, 167ΓÇô173.

Kindscher, K. Aschenbach, T. & Ashworth, S. (2004). Wetland Vegetation Response to the Restoration of Sheet Flow at Cheyenne Bottoms, Kansas. Restoration Ecology, 12(3), 368-375.

Kindscher, K. (2004). UpS Research on ΓÇÿAt-RiskΓÇÖ Echinacea. United Plant Savers: Journal of Medicinal Plant Conservation , 13.

Aschenbach, T. & Kindscher, K. (2003). Comparison of Planting Treatments in a Tallgrass Prairie Restoration. In Proceedings of the 18th North American Prairie Conference: Promoting Prairie, Truman State University, Kirksville, MO, June 2002 (pp. 44-48).

Barnes, C. C., Smalley, M. K., Manfredi, K. P., Kindscher, K. Loring, H. & Sheeley, D. M. (2003). Characterization of an Anti-tuberculosis Resin Glycoside from the Prairie Medicinal Plant Ipomoea leptophylla. Journal of Natural Products , 66, 1457ΓÇô1462.

Freeman, C. C., Busby, W. H., Delisle, J. Kettle, W. D., Kindscher, K. Loring, H. Morse, C. A., & Salisbury, V. B. (2003). A Natural Areas Inventory of the Ft. Leavenworth Military Reservation, Leavenworth County, Kansas. II (Kansas Biological Survey Open-file Report, No. 117). 199. Lawrence, KS.

Debinski, D. M., Jakubauskas, M. E., Kindscher, K. Saveraid, E. H., & Borgognone, M. (2002). Predicting Meadow Communities and Species Occurrences in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. In J. M. Scott, M. Morrison, M. Raphael, J. Haufler, & B. Wall (Eds.), Predicting Species Occurrences: Issues of Scale and Accuracy (pp. 499ΓÇô506). Covelo, CA: Island Press.

Kindscher, K. & Noguera, E. (2002). Cultural Use of Plants from the Baker Wetlands. Prepared for the Technical Outreach Services for Native American Communities (TOSNAC) at Haskell Indian Nations University, Lawrence, Kansas.

Kettle, D. Kindscher, K. & Delisle, J. (2002). Preliminary Analysis of Historic Vegetation along the Marais des Cygnes River (Kansas) (Kansas Biological Survey Open-file Report, No.106). 56.

Menard, S. Kindscher, K. & Peterson, D. (2002). Using Ecological Systems as Land Cover Map Units for the GAP Analysis Program in Kansas: Summary Report to USGS-BRD Gap Analysis Program. 63. Lawrence, KS: NatureServe, Minneapolis, MN, and Kansas Biological Survey.

Saveraid, E. H., Debinski, D. M., Kindscher, K. & Jakubauskas, M. E. (2001). A Comparison of Satellite Data and Landscape Variables in Predicting Bird Species Occurrences in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Landscape Ecology, 16(1), 71ΓÇô83.

Vallurupalli, V. Demidova, M. Kindscher, K. Pannell, L. K., & Manfredi, K. P. (2001). A New Prenylated Bibenzyl from Glycyrrhiza lepidota. Phytochemistry , 58, 153ΓÇô157.

Jakubauskas, M. E., Kindscher, K. & Debinski, D. M. (2001). Spectral and Biophysical Relationships of Montane Sagebrush Communities in Multitemporal SPOT XS Data. International Journal of Remote Sensing , 22, 1767ΓÇô78.

Fraser, A. & Kindscher, K. (2001). Tree Spade Transplanting of Spartina pectinata (Link) and Eleocharis macrostachya (Britt.) in a Prairie Wetland Restoration. Aquatic Botany , 71(4), 297ΓÇô304.

Anderson, H. W., Silberstein, W. Cobb, M. & Kindscher, K. (2000). Conservation Easements in the 10th Federal Circuit. In J. Ann Gustanski & R. H. Squires (Eds.), Protecting the Land: Conservation Easements, Past, Present, and Future. Covelo, CA: Island Press.

Jakubauskas, M. E., Kindscher, K. Fraser, A. & Debinski, D. M. (2000). Close-Range Remote Sensing of Aquatic Macrophyte Vegetation Cover. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 21, 3533ΓÇô3538.

Kettle, W. D., Rich, P. M., Kindscher, K. Pittman, G. L., & Fu, P. (2000). Land-Use History in Ecosystem Restoration: A 40-Year Study in Prairie-Forest Ecotone. Restoration Ecology, 8, 307ΓÇô317.

Debinski, D. M., Jakubauskas, M. E., & Kindscher, K. (2000). Montane Meadows as Indicators of Environmental Change. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 64, 213ΓÇô225.

Kindscher, K. & Fraser, A. (2000). Planting Forbs First Provides Greater Species Diversity in Tallgrass Prairie Restorations. Ecological Restoration, 18, 115ΓÇô116.

Loring, H. Kindscher, K. & Bullerman, M. (2000). An Inventory of the Central Mixed-Grass Prairie Ecoregion in Kansas, Oklahoma, and Nebraska (Kansas Biological Survey Open-file Report, No. 97). 132.

Aschenbach, T. A., & Kindscher, K. (1999). [Review of The Tallgrass Restoration Handbook for Prairies]. Restoration Ecology, 7, 212ΓÇô214.

Row, J. M., Wynia, R. L., Conway, T. C., & Kindscher, K. (1999). Propagation of MeadΓÇÖs Milkweed. In Proceedings of the 16th North American Prairie Conference (pp. 235ΓÇô242). University of Nebraska at Kearney.

Borgognone, M. G., Debinski, D. M., Jakabauskas, M. & Kindscher, K. (1999). Use of CART and Canonical Discriminant Analysis to Select Variables and Classify Cases in a Situation with Few Observations and Many Variables. In Proceedings of the Fourth Conference of Latin-American Statistical Societies. Mendoza, Argentina, July 26ΓÇô30 (pp. 1ΓÇô10).

Lauver, C. L., Kindscher, K. Faber-Langendoen, D. & Schneider, R. (1999). A Classification of the Natural Vegetation of Kansas. Southwest Naturalist, 44, 421ΓÇô444.

Debinski, D. K., Kindscher, K. & Jakubauskas, M. E. (1999). A Remote Sensing and GIS-Based Model of Habitats and Biodiversity in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 17, 3281ΓÇô3291.

Davison, C. & Kindscher, K. (1999). Tools for Diversity: Fire, Grazing, and Mowing on Tallgrass Prairies. Ecological Restoration, 17, 136ΓÇô143.

Fraser, A. & Kindscher, K. (1999). Tree Spade Used to Establish Wetland Grasses, Rushes, and Sedges. Ecological Restoration, 17, 162ΓÇô163.

Kindscher, K. (1999). The Uses of Echinacea angustifolia and other Echinacea species by Native Americans in the Great Plains. In American Herbal Products Association International Echinacea Symposium. Kansas City, MO, June.

Kindscher, K. & Tieszen, L. (1998). Floristic and Soil Organic Matter Changes after Five and Thirty-Five Years of Native Tallgrass Prairie Restoration. Restoration Ecology , 6, 181ΓÇô196.

Kindscher, K. & Hurlburt, D. (1998). Huron SmithΓÇÖs Ethnobotany of the Hocak (Winnebago). Economic Botany, 52, 352ΓÇô372.

Kindscher, K. Fraser, A. Jakubauskas, M. E., & Debinski, D. (1998). Identifying Wetland Meadows in Grand Teton National Park Using Remote Sensing and Average Wetland Values. Wetlands Ecology and Management , 5, 265ΓÇô273.

Jakubauskas, M. E., Kindscher, K. & Debinski, D. (1998). Multitemporal Characterization and Mapping of Montane Sagebrush Communities Using Indian IRS LISS-II Imagery. Geocarto International , 13(4), 65ΓÇô74.

Kindscher, K. Manfredi, K. P., Britton, M. Demidova, M. & Hurlburt, D. (1998). Testing Prairie Plants with Ethnobotanical Importance for Anti-Cancer and Anti-AIDS Compounds. Journal of Ethnobiology , 18, 229ΓÇô245.

Dodds, W. K., Hartnett, D. C., Joern, A. Kindscher, K. Stubbendick, J. Zimmerman, J. S., & Hiebert, R. D. (1998). Opportunities to Enhance and Maintain the Tallgrass Prairie Ecosystem within the Boundaries of the Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve. National Park Service, Midwest Region, Omaha, NE.

Loring, H. Kindscher, K. Aschenbach, T. & Fraser, A. (1998). A Survey of Large Ranches and Prairie Remnants in the Flint Hills and Central Tall Grass Prairie Ecoregion of Kansas (Kansas Biological Survey Open-file Report, No. 88). 39.

Kindscher, K. & Holah, J. (1998). An Old-Growth Definition of Western Hardwood Gallery Forest (U.S.D.A. Forest Service, Southern Research Station, General Technical Report SRS-22). 12.

Kindscher, K. Kahn, L. & Fraser, A. (1998). Identification of Wetland Restoration Sites on the Potawatomi Indian Reservation (Kansas Biological Survey Open-file Report, No. 81). 36.

Kindscher, K. (1998). Seaside Petunia. The Kansas Chapter of the Nature ConservancyΓÇÖs Working for the Land Newsletter, 2.

Kindscher, K. (1998). KU Expertise to Assess Biodiversity in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Kansas Biological SurveyΓÇÖs Biota, 2.

Kindscher, K. & Scott, N. (1997). Land Ownership and Tenure of the Largest Land Parcels in the Flint Hills of Kansas. Natural Areas Journal, 17, 131ΓÇô35.

Kindscher, K. Mehaffey, M. Fraser, A. & Pogge, E. (1997). Kansas Department of Transportation Wetland Mitigation SitesΓÇöAnalysis and Opportunity for Improving Success (Kansas Biological Survey Open-file Report, No. 82). 46.

Debinski, D. Jakubauskas, M. E., & Kindscher, K. (1997). Assessing Biodiversity in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Geo Info Systems, pp. 42ΓÇô45.

Fraser, A. & Kindscher, K. (1997). Plant Species Provide Key to Range Management Success. Rural Papers of the Kansas Rural Center, 6-7.

Jakubauskas, M. E., Debinski, D. & Kindscher, K. (1996). Integration of Multispectral and Ecological Data for Characterizing Montane Meadow Communities in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. In Proceedings of the International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS) 1996. IGARSS, Lincoln, NE.

Kindscher, K. (1996). Walking Across the Tallgrass Prairie.

Freeman, C. C., Busby, W. H., Lauver, C. L., Kindscher, K. Elliott, J. & Eifler, D. A. (1996). A Natural Areas Inventory of the Ft. Leavenworth Military Reservation, Leavenworth County, Kansas (Kansas Natural Heritage Inventory, Kansas Biological Survey Open-file Report, No. 77). 282.

Lauver, C. L., Busby, W. H., & Kindscher, K. (1996). Identification and Delineation of Loggerhead Shrike Habitat on the Fort Riley Military Reservation (Kansas Biological Survey Open-file Report, No. 69). 33.

Kindscher, K. Wilson, S. Fraser, A. & Lauver, C. (1996). Vegetation Analysis of Western Kansas Playa LakesΓÇö1993ΓÇô1995 (Kansas Biological Survey Open-file Report, No. 70). 38.

Kindscher, K. & Wells, P. V. (1995). Prairie Plant Guilds: An Ordination of Prairie Plant Species Based on Ecological and Morphological Traits. Vegetatio, 117, 29ΓÇô50.

Kindscher, K. (1995). Kansas Landscape Patterns and Biodiversity. The Land Report, 53, 16ΓÇô18.

Kindscher, K. (1994). Rockefeller Prairie: A Case Study of Plant Guild Classification of a Tallgrass Prairie. In Proceedings of the 13th North American Prairie Conference: Spirit of the Land, Our Prairie Legacy (pp. 123ΓÇô140). Windsor, Ontario: Department of Parks and Recreation.

Kindscher, K. & Mitscher, L. (1993). Ingredient Safety Review for the Purple Coneflower, Echinacea purpurea and Echinacea angustifolia (Submitted to the Herb Research Foundation, Boulder, CO for use in a Food and Drug Administration review).

Kindscher, K. (1992). Medicinal Wild Plants of the PrairieΓÇöan Ethnobotanical Guide, Lawrence: University Press of Kansas. 340.

Kindscher, K. (1992). Restoring and Creating Wetlands: A Planning Guide for the Central States Region: Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 7; Bob Barber, project officer).

Freeman, C. C., & Kindscher, K. (1992). Supporting Documentation for Tasks 4 and 5: Environmental Segments 2, 3, and 5ΓÇöSE Kansas Corridor Endangered and Threatened Species (Kansas Biological Survey Open-file Report, No. 51). 23.

Kindscher, K. (1991). [Review of Colorado Flora: Eastern Slope, William Weber's book by University Press of Colorado]. Great Plains Quarterly, 11(4), 280.

Kindscher, K. (1991). Ecological Potentials of the Clinton Reservoir Area (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Wetlands Protection Section. A 19 page report on potential wetland restoration and other ecologically significant sites surrounding Clinton Reservoir in northeast Kansas).

Freeman, C. C., Kettle, W. D., Kindscher, K. Brooks, R. E., Varner, V. C., & Pitcher, C. M. (1991). Vascular Plants of the Kansas Ecological Reserves In W. D. Kettle & D. O. Whittemore (Eds.), Ecological and Hydrogeology of the Kansas Ecological Reserves and the Baker Wetlands (Kansas Geological Survey Open-file Report, No. 91-35).

Kindscher, K. (1989). Lamb's Quarters Lasagna. In F. Carey & J. Naas (Eds.), The Kansas CookbookΓÇöRecipes from the Heartland (pp. 225ΓÇô226). Lawrence: University Press of Kansas.

Kindscher, K. (1989). The Ethnobotany of the Purple Coneflower (Echinacea angustifolia) and other Echinacea species. Economic Botany, 43(4), 498ΓÇô507.

Kindscher, K. (1989). Inventory of Potential Wetland Restoration Sites in the Lawrence, KansasΓÇöWakarusa Valley Area (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. National Network for Environmental Management Studies Report).

Kindscher, K. (1987). Edible Wild Plants of the PrairieΓÇöan Ethnobotanical Guide, Lawrence: University Press of Kansas. 270.

Kindscher, K. (1986). The Ethnobotanical Use of Native Prairie Plants for Food. In Section 2.04 of Proceedings of the Tenth North American Prairie Conference. Denton: Native Prairie Association of Texas, Texas WomanΓÇÖs University.

Kindscher, K. (1986). Prairie Botanicals. Business of Herbs.

Kindscher, K. (1985). Garden Coalitions in Small Cities. Journal of Community Gardening.

Kindscher, K. (1985). Home, Home on the Bioregion. Journal of Community Gardening.

Kindscher, K. (1984). Democratic Promise [Review of Democratic Promise , by Lawrence Goodwyn, CoEvolution Quarterly (Spring). Sausalito, CA ].

Kindscher, K. (1984). The Prairie Bioregion. RAIN Magazine.

Kindscher, K. (1983). Bibliography for the North American Prairies. CoEvolution Quarterly.

Kindscher, K. (1982). The Kansas Food System: Analysis and Action Toward Sustainability. Emmaus, PA: Rodale Press.

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