Steven W. Leonard
b. June 13, 1943


B.A. Botany, UNC, 1970
M.S. Botany, UNC, 1973
Graduate Studies in Biological Science and Geology, Florida State University, 1975-1979

Positions Held

Botanist for the Mississippi Natural Heritage Program—"Biological Inventory of Camp Shelby Training Site" (1995-1998).

English Instructor, People's Republic of China (1987-89 and 1992-94).

Environmental Specialist for the North Carolina Division of Soil and Water Conservation (1984-1987).

Biological Consultant, Ocean Data Systems, Inc. and others (1973-1981).
Curator of UNC Herbarium (1968-1971).

Selected Works

Leonard, S. W. and R. J. Davis. [1982?]. Natural Area Inventory of Pender County, North Carolina. Raleigh: North Carolina Coastal Energy Impact Program, Office of Coastal Management, North Carolina Dept. of Natural Resources and Community Development.

Leonard, S. W. 1987. Fimbristylis purpusilla in North Carolina, USA. Castanea 52(2): 150.


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