Liriodendron tulipifera flower

The University of North Carolina
A Department of the North Carolina Botanical Garden

Weakley's Flora



Collectors of the UNC Herbarium

Gary E. Tucker


B.A. Biology, Emporia State University,

M.A. in botany, UNC, 1967.

Ph.D. in botany, University of Arkansas,

Positions Held

Curator of Herbarium and Professor of
Biology, Arkansas Tech University, 1966-1989.

Instructor in Biology, University of Arkansas,

Portrait of Tucker

Research Botanist, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Waterways Experiment Station, 1977-1981.

Forest Botanist and Threatened and Endangered Species Coordinator, USDA Forest Service,
Ozark-St. Francis National Forests, 1989-1991.

Environmental Consultant, Huffman & Associates, Inc., Larkspur, California, 1991-1992.

Senior Ecologist, FTN Associates, Ltd., Little Rock, Arkansas, 1992-present.

Dr. Tucker has also served on the Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission (1980-1987) and has served since 1984 on the Technical Advisory Board of the Nature Conservancy of Arkansas.

Selected Publications

Tucker, G. E. 1974. The vascular flora of Bluff Mountain, Ashe County, North Carolina. Castanea 37: 2-26.

Tucker, G. E. 1974. Lindera melissaefolium in Arkansas. Rhodora 76: 525.

Tucker, G. E. 1976. Castanea pumila var. ozarkensis, comb. nov. Proceedings of the Arkansas Academy of Science 29: 67-69

This page was constructed by Ron Gilmour with the assistance of Mr. Bill Burk, Mrs. Mary Felton,
Dr. Jim Massey, and Mr. Jim Murphy. Additional information and corrections are welcome.

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University of North Carolina Herbarium
CB# 3280, Coker Hall
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3280
phone: (919) 962-6931
fax: (919) 962-6930


Last Updated: 7 June 2004