Kindscher, K. 2016. Echinacea: Herbal Medicine with a Wild History. Switzerland: Springer.

Kindscher, K. 1992. Medicinal Wild Plants of the Prairie: An Ethnobotanical Guide. University Press of Kansas, Lawrence. Contains 203 native species, illustrated with line drawings and maps.

Kindscher, K. 1987. Edible Wild Plants of the Prairie: An Ethnobotanical Guide. University Press of Kansas, Lawrence. Contains 123 native species, illustrated with line drawings and maps.

Worster, B.,
 editor. 2008. The Nature of Kansas Lands. University Press of Kansas, Lawrence. Foreword by D. Worster; essays by E. Schultz; ecosystem facts by K. Kindscher.

Other Publications


Kindscher, K., Martin, L. M., Staab, E. M., & Delisle, J. M. 2016. A natural areas inventory of Douglas County in northeast Kansas (Open-File Report No. 184). Lawrence, KS: Kansas Natural Heritage Inventory, Kansas Biological Survey. [View PDF]

Shipley, Gerhard P.  and Kindscher, K. 2016 Evidence for the Paleoethnobotany of the Neanderthal: A Review of the Literature. Scientifica, vol. 2016, 12 pages. [View PDF]

Araya, J. J., Kindscher, K., & Timmermann, B. 2016. Sullivantosides A-F: Pregnane glycosides from Asclepias sullivantii L. Phytochemistry Letters, 16, 185–191.[View PDF]

Gori, D., Cooper, M. S., Soles, E. S., Stone, M., Morrison, R., Turner, T. F., Propst, D. L., Garfin, G., Switanek, M., Chang, H.-I., 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.[View PDF]


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), 1–10. [View PDF]

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

Cao, C. M., 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. [View PDF]

Cao, C. M., 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. [View PDF]

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


Kindscher, K. 2014. Riparian Vegetation of the Upper Gila River and Southwestern Streams. Gila River Flow Needs Assessment (pp. 190-208). The Nature Conservancy. [View PDF]

Kindscher K., Cao C., Gallagher R.J., Zhang H., Long Q., Service L., Martin L.M., 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. [View PDF]

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), 1287–1298. [View PDF]

Cao C., Zhang H., Gallagher R.J., Day V.W., Kindscher K., Grogan P., Cohen M.S., Timmerman B.N. 2014. Withanolides from Physalis hispida. Journal of Natural Products 7, 631-639. [View PDF]

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. [View PDF]


Kindscher, K., Yang, J., Long, Q., Craft, R., & Loring, H. 2013. Harvest Sustainability Study of Wild Populations of Osha, Ligusticum porteri. Kansas Biological Survey Report No. 176. Lawrence, KS: Kansas Biological Survey. [View PDF]

Kindscher K., Corbett S., 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. [View PDF]

Zhang H., Bazzill J., Gallagher R.J., Subramanian C., Grogan P.T., Day V.W., Kindscher K., Cohen M.S., Timmermann B.N. 2013. Antiproliferative withanolides from Datura wrightii. Journal of Natural Products 76, 445-449. [View PDF]


Kindscher K., Long Q., Corbett S., Bosnak K., Loring H., Cohen M., Timmermann B.N. “The Ethnobotany and Ethnopharmacology of Wild Tomatillos, Physalis longifolia Nutt., and Related Physalis Species: A Review. Economic Botany. 2012 [View PDF].

Kindscher K., Craft R., Bosnak K., Timmermann B.N. “The Lucius Sayre Legacy: Reviving the Study of Medicinal Plants of the Plains.” Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science, 115(1/2):19-26. 2012. [View PDF]

J.J. Araya, F. Binns, K. Kindscher, B.N. Timmermann. 2012. “Verticillosides A-M: Polyoxygenated pregnane glycodies from Asclepias verticillata L.” Phytochemistry75, 400-407. [View PDF]

J.J. Araya, K. Kindscher, B.N. Timmermann. 2012. “Cytotoxic Cardiac Glycosides and other compounds fromAsclepias syriaca.” Journal of Natural Products. (In press) [View PDF]

Zhang, H., A. K. Samadi, R. J. Gallagher, J. J. Araya, X. Tong, V. W. Day, M. S. Cohen, K. Kindscher, R. Gollapudi, and B. N. Timmermann. 2011. “Cytotoxic withanolide constituents of Physalis longifolia.” Journal of Natural Products 74: 2532−2544. [View PDF]


Kindscher, K., H. Kilroy, J. Delisle, Q. Long, H. Loring, K. Dobbs and J. Drake. 2011. Vegetation mapping and classification of Homestead National Monument of America. Natural Resource Report NPS/HTLN/NRR—2011/345. National Park Service, Fort Collins, Colorado. [View PDF]

Kindscher, K., H. Kilroy, J. Delisle, Q. Long, H. Loring, K. Dobbs, and J. Drake. 2011. Vegetation mapping and classification of Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve: Project report. Natural Resource Report NRR/HTLN/NRR—2011/346. National Park Service, Fort Collins, Colorado. [View PDF]

Questad, E., B. Foster, S. Jog, K. Kindscher, and H. Loring. 2011. “Evaluating Patterns of Biodiversity in Managed Grasslands Using Spatial Turnover Metrics.” Biological Conservation 144: 1050-1058. [View PDF]

Kindscher, K., Q. Long, and H. Loring. 2010. “Wetlands Along the Gila River in Southwestern New Mexico.” Natural History of the Gila Symposium, New Mexico Botanist, special issue 2: 116-121. New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico. [View PDF]

Debinski, D., H. Wickham, K. Kindscher, J. Caruthers, and M. Germino. 2010. “Montane Meadow Change During Drought Varies with Background Hydrologic Regime and Plant Functional Group.” Ecology 91:1672-81. [View PDF]

Felger, R. and K. Kindscher. 2010. “Trees of the Gila Forest Region, New Mexico.” Natural History of the Gila Symposium, New Mexico Botanist, special issue 2: 38-66. New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico. [View PDF]

Foster, B., I.S. Khavin, C. Murphy, V. Smith, M.E. Ramspott, K. Price, and K. Kindscher. 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. [View PDF]

Gehring, R. and K. Kindscher. 2010. “The Medicinal Use of Native North American Plants in Domestic Animals.” Pp. 213-230 In Ethnoveterinary Botanical Medicine: Herbal Medicines for Animal Health, edited by R. D. Katerere and D. Luseba. CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida.


Kindscher, K., W. Busby, R. Craft, J. Delisle, C. Freeman, H. Kilroy, Q. Long, H. Loring, R. Moranz, and F. Norman. 2009. “A Natural Areas Inventory of Anderson and Linn Counties in Kansas.” Open-File Report, No. 158.Kansas Biological Survey. Lawrence, Kansas. 79 pages. [View PDF]

Kindscher, K. and L. Byczynski. 2009. “Native Prairie Hay Meadows: A Landowner’s Management Guide.” Kansas Biological Survey. 32 pages. [View PDF]

Kindscher, K., F. Norman, and L. Byczynski. 2009. “Floristic Quality of Vegetation at Lead and Zinc Mined Lands in Cherokee County, Kansas.” Open-File Report, No. 149. Kansas Biological Survey. Lawrence, Kansas. 67 pages. [View PDF]

Kindscher, K. 2009 (1986). Gardening With Southeast Asian Refugees. Community Garden Coalition, Inc., Columbia, Missouri. Updated and revised in 2009. [View PDF]

Kindscher, K. 2009. “High Plains Horticulture: A History.” Review of a book by John Freeman. Kansas History: A Journal of the Central Plains 32. [View PDF]

Kindscher, K. 2009. “Plains Apache Ethnobotany.” Review of a book by Julia Jordan. Journal of Ethnobiology 29:365-67. [View PDF]

Foster, B., K. Kindscher, G. Houseman, and C. Murphy. 2009. “Effects of Hay Management and Native Species Sowing on Grassland Community Structure, Biomass, and Restoration.” Ecological Applications 19:1884-1896. [View PDF]


Kindscher, K. 2008. “Vegetation and Habitat Along the Gila River in Southwestern New Mexico.” Pp. 49-53 in Natural History of the Gila: A Symposium, New Mexico Botanist, special issue 1. New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico. [View PDF]

Kindscher, K., R. Jennings, W. Norris, and R. Shook. 2008. “Birds, Reptiles, Amphibians, Vascular Plants, and Habitat in the Gila River Riparian Zone in Southwestern New Mexico.” Open-File Report No. 151. Kansas Biological Survey. Lawrence, Kansas. 42 pages. [View PDF]

Kindscher, K., Q. Long, and L. Byczynski. 2008. “Mead’s Milkweed Reintroduction Plan for Marais des Cygnes National Wildlife Refuge.” Open-File Report No. 152. Kansas Biological Survey. Lawrence, Kansas. 12 pages. [View PDF]

Kindscher, K. and W. R. Norris, editors. 2008. “Introduction.” Pp. 5-6 in Natural History of the Gila: A Symposium,New Mexico Botanist, special issue 1. New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico. [View PDF]

Kindscher, K., D.M. Price, and L. Castle. 2008. “Re-sprouting of Echinacea angustifolia Augments Sustainability of Wild Medicinal Plant Populations.” Economic Botany 62(2):139-147. [View PDF]


Busby, W.H., J.M. Delisle, C.C. Freeman, K. Kindscher, H. Loring, D.E. Nimz, and C.J. Schmidt. 2007. “A Natural Features Inventory of the Smoky Hill ANG Range, Kansas.” Open-File Report No. 137. Kansas Biological Survey. Lawrence, Kansas. 403 pages. [View PDF]

Foster, B. and K. Kindscher. 2007. ” Controls on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Function in Managed Grasslands.”National Resource Initiative Research Highlights, No. 2. [View PDF]

Foster, B.L., C.A. Murphy, K. Keller, T. Aschenbach, E.J. Questad, and K. Kindscher. 2007. “Restoration of Prairie Community Structure and Ecosystem Function in an Abandoned Hayfield: A Sowing Experiment.” Restoration Ecology 15:652-661. [View PDF]

Long, Q. and K. Kindscher. 2007. “A Comparison of the Influence of Disturbance Regimes on Native Forbs (Kansas).”Ecological Restoration 25(2):129-30. [View PDF]

Powell, A., W. Busby, and K. Kindscher. 2007. “Status of the Regal Fritillary (Speyeria idalia) and Effects of Fire Management on its Abundance in Northeastern Kansas.” Journal of Insect Conservation, November 1006, 10 pages. [View PDF]

Price, D.H. and K. Kindscher. 2007. “One Hundred Years of Echinacea angustifolia Harvest in the Smoky Hills of Kansas, USA.” Economic Botany 61:86-95. [View PDF]

Stotts, C., M. Palmer, and K. Kindscher. 2007. “The Need for Savanna Restoration in the Cross Timbers.” Oklahoma Native Plant Record 7:78-90. [View PDF]

Weber, M., C. Knov, K. Kindscher, R. Brown, S. Niemann, and J. Chapman. 2007. “Identification of Medicinally Active Compounds in Prairie Plants by HPLC Coupled to Electron Impact-Mass Spectrometry.” American Laboratory 39:9-11. [View PDF]


Kindscher, K. 2006. “Forward” to A Taste of Heritage, by Alma Snell. University of Nebraska Press, edited by Lisa Castle.

Kindscher, K. 2006. “Natural Resource Inventory and Restoration Plan for the Black Jack Battlefield Site.” Open-File Report No. 129. Kansas Biological Survey. Lawrence, Kansas. 21 pages. [View PDF]

Aschenbach, T. and K. Kindscher. 2006. “Plant Species on Salt-Affected Soil at Cheyenne Bottom, Kansas.”Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science 109:207-213. [View PDF]

Ashworth, S., B. Foster, and K. Kindscher. 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. [View PDF]

Jog, S., E. Questad, K. Kindscher, B. Foster, and H. Loring. 2006. “Floristic Quality as an Indicator of Native Species Diversity within Managed Grasslands.” Natural Areas Journal 26:149-167. [View PDF]

Nabhan, G. and K. Kindscher. 2006. Renewing the Native Food Traditions of Bison Nation. Renewing America’s Food Traditions Consortium. Flagstaff, Arizona. 8 pages. [View PDF]

White, S. and K. Kindscher. 2006. “Natural Resource and Open Space Assessment and Planning Recommendations for Miami County, Kansas.” Open-File Report, No. 126. Kansas Biological Survey. Lawrence, Kansas. 30 pages. [View PDF]


Kindscher, K. W. Busby, J. Delisle, J. Dropkin, and C. Freeman. 2005. “A Natural Areas Inventory of Douglas, Johnson, Leavenworth, Miami, and Wyandotte Counties in Northeast Kansas.” Open-File Report, No. 124. Kansas Biological Survey. Lawrence, Kansas. 79 pages. [View PDF]

Fraser, A. and K. Kindscher. 2005. “Spatial Distribution of Spartina pectinata Transplants to Restore Wet Prairie.”Restoration Ecology 13:144-151. [View PDF]

Loring, H., K. Kindscher, and J. Delisle. 2005. “A Survey of Natural Area Sites in Cherokee County, Kansas.” Kansas Biological Survey Open-File Report, No. 125. Lawrence, Kansas. 33 pages. [View PDF]


Kindscher, K. 2004. “Plant Lore.” P. 309 In Encyclopedia of the Great Plains, edited by David Wishart. University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln.

Kindscher, K., T. Aschenbach, and S. Ashworth. 2004. “Wetland Vegetation Response to the Restoration of Sheet Flow at Cheyenne Bottoms, Kansas.” Restoration Ecology 12(3):368-375. [View PDF]

Su, J.C., D.M. Debinski, M.E. Jakubauskas, and K. Kindscher. 2004. “Beyond Species Richness: Community Similarity as a Measure of Cross-Taxon Congruence for Coarse-Filter Conservation.” Conservation Biology 18:167-173. [View PDF]


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. Lawrence, KS.

Aschenbach, T. and K. Kindscher. 2003. “Comparison of Planting Treatments in a Tallgrass Prairie Restoration.”Proceedings of the 18th North American Prairie Conference. Truman State University, Kirksville, MO, pp. 44-48.

Barnes, C. C., M. K. Smalley, K.P. Manfredi, K. Kindscher, H. Loring, and D.M. Sheeley. 2003. “Characterization of a Anti-Tuberculosis Resin Glycoside from the Prairie Medicinal Plant Ipomoea leptophylla.” Journal of Natural Products 66:1457-1462. [View PDF]


Kindscher. K. and E. Noguera. 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. [View PDF]

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.

Menard, S., K. Kindscher, and D. Peterson. 2002. “Using Ecological Systems as Land Cover Map Units for the GAP Analysis Program in Kansas: Summary Report to USGS-BRD Gap Analysis Program.” NatureServe, Mineapolis, MN andKansas Biological Survey. Lawrence, KS. Unpublished report. 63 pages. [View PDF]


Fraser, A. and K. Kindscher. 2001. “Tree Spade Transplanting of Spartina pectinata (Link) and Eleocharis macrostachya (Britt.) in a Prairie Wetland Restoration.” Aquatic Botany 71(4):297–304. [View PDF]

Jakubauskas, M.E., K. Kindscher, and D.M. Debinski. 2001. “Spectral and Biophysical Relationships of Montane Sagebrush Communities in Multitemporal SPOT XS Data.” International Journal of Remote Sensing 22:1767-78. [View PDF]

Manfredi, K.P., Vallurupalli, V., M. Demidova, K. Kindscher, and L.K. Pannell. 2001. “Isolation of an Anti-HIV Diprenylated Bibenzyl from Glycyrrhiza lepidota.” Phytochemistry 58:153-157. [View PDF]

Saveraid, E.H., D.M. Debinski, K. Kindscher, and M.E. Jakubauskas. 2001. “A Comparison of Satellite Data and Landscape Variables in Predicting Bird Species Occurrences in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem.” Landscape Ecology16(1):71-83. [View PDF]


Kindscher, K. and A. Fraser. 2000. “Planting Forbs First Provides Greater Species Diversity in Tallgrass Prairie Restorations.” Ecological Restoration 18:115-116. [View PDF]

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.

Anderson, H.W., W. Silberstein, M. Cobb, and K. Kindscher. 2000. “Conservation Easements in the 10th Federal Circuit.” In Protecting the Land: Conservation Easements, Past, Present, and Future. Island Press, Covelo, CA.

Debinski, D.M., M.E. Jakubauskas, and K. Kindscher. 2000. “Montane Meadows as Indicators of Environmental Change.” Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 64:213-225. [View PDF]

Jakubauskas, M.E., K. Kindscher, A. Fraser, and D.M. Debinski. 2000. “Close-Range Remote Sensing of Aquatic Macrophyte Vegetation Cover.” International Journal of Remote Sensing 21:3533-3538. [View PDF]

Kettle, W. D., P. M. Rich, K. Kindscher, G. L. Pittman, and P. Fu. 2000. “Land-Use History in Ecosystem Restoratation: A 40-Year Study in Prairie-Forest Ecotone.” Restoration Ecology 8:307-317. [View PDF]


Aschenbach, T. A. and K. Kindscher. 1999. “Review of The Tallgrass Restoration Handbook for Prairies.”Restoration Ecology 7:212-214. [View PDF]

Davison, C. and K. Kindscher. 1999. “Tools for Diversity: Fire, Grazing, and Mowing on Tallgrass Prairies.” Ecological Restoration 17:136-143. [View PDF]

Debinski, D., K. Kindscher, and M.E. Jakubauskas. 1999. “A Remote Sensing and GIS-Based Model of Habitats and Biodiversity in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem.” International Journal of Remote Sensing 17:3281-3291. [View PDF]

Fraser, A. and K. Kindscher. 1999. “Tree Spade Used to Establish Wetland Grasses, Rushes, and Sedges.” Ecological Restoration 17:162-163. [View PDF]

Lauver, C.L., K. Kindscher, D. Faber-Langendoen, and R. Schneider. 1999. “A Classification of the Natural Vegetation of Kansas.” Southwest Naturalist 44:421-444. [View PDF]

Row, J. M., R. L. Wynia, T. C. Conway, and K. Kindscher. 1999. “Propagation of Mead’s Milkweed.” Pp. 235-242 of the Proceedings of the 16th North American Prairie Conference, edited by Joseph T. Springer. University of Nebraska at Kearney. [View PDF]

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.

Kindscher, K., A. Fraser, M.E. Jakubauskas, and D. Debinski. 1998. “Identifying Wetland Meadows in Grand Teton National Park Using Remote Sensing and Average Wetland Values.” Wetlands Ecology and Management 5:265-273. [View PDF]

Kindscher, K. and J. Holah. 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 pages. [View PDF]

Kindscher, K. and D. Hurlburt. 1998. “Huron Smith’s Ethnobotany of the Hocak (Winnebago).” Economic Botany52:352-372. [View PDF]

Kindscher, K., K.P. Manfredi, M. Britton, M. Demidova, and D. Hurlburt. 1998. “Testing Prairie Plants with Ethnobotanical Importance for Anti-Cancer and Anti-AIDS Compounds.” Journal of Ethnobiology 18:229-245. [View PDF]

Kindscher, K., M. Mehaffey, A. Fraser, and E. Pogge. 1998. “Kansas Department of Transportation Wetland Mitigation Sites–Analysis and Opportunity for Improving Success.” Open-File Report, No. 82. Kansas Biological Survey. 46 pages. [View PDF]

Kindscher, K. and L. Tieszen. 1998. “Floristic and Soil Organic Matter Changes after Five and Thirty-Five Years of Native Tallgrass Prairie Restoration.” Restoration Ecology 6:181-196. [View PDF]

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.

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

Kindscher K. and N. Scott. 1997. “Land Ownership and Tenure of the Largest Land Parcels in the Flint Hills of Kansas, USA.” Natural Areas Journal 17(2):131-135. [View PDF]

Fraser A. and K. Kindscher. 1997. “Plant Species Provide Key to Range Management Success.” Rural Papers of the Kansas Rural Center (May), pp. 6-7. [View PDF]

Kindscher, K., Wilson, S., Fraser, A., & Lauver, C. 1996. Vegetation Analysis of Western Kansas Playa Lakes—1993–1995. Kansas Biological Survey Open-file Report, No. 70.

Kindscher, K., S. Wilson, A. Fraser, and C. Lauver. 1996. “Vegetation Analysis of Western Kansas Playa Lakes—1993–1995. [View PDF]

Freeman, C. C., W. H. Busby, C. L. Lauver, K. Kindscher, J. Elliott, & D. A. Eifler. 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.

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.

Kindscher, K. and P. V. Wells. 1995. “Prairie Plant Guilds: An Ordination of Prairie Plant Species Based on Ecological and Morphological Traits.” Vegetatio 117:29-50. [View PDF]

Kindscher, K. 1994. “Rockefeller Prairie: A Case Study of Plant Guild Classification of a Tallgrass Prairie.” Pp. 123-140 in the Proceedings of the 13th North American Prairie Conference: Spirit of the Land, Our Prairie Legacy, ed. Robert G. Wicket, Patricia Dolan Lewis, Allan Woodliffe, and Paul Pratt. Department of Parks and Recreation, Windsor, ON. [View PDF]

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. [View PDF]

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

Freeman, C. C., W. D. Kettle, K. Kindscher, R. E. Brooks, V. C. Varner, and C. M. Pitcher. 1991. “Vascular Plants of the Kansas Ecological Reserves.” Pp. 23-45 in “Ecological and Hydrogeology of the Kansas Ecological Reserves and the Baker Wetlands,” edited by W. D. Kettle and D. O. Wittemore. Open-File Report, No. 91-35. Kansas Geological Survey. Lawrence, Kansas. [View PDF]


Kindscher, K. 1989. “The Ethnobotany of the Purple Coneflower (Echinacea angustifolia) and Other Echinacea Species.”Economic Botany 43(4):498-507. [View PDF]

Kindscher, K. 1988. “The Ethnobotanical Use of Native Prairie Plants for Food.” Section 2.04 of Proceedings of the Tenth North American Prairie Conference, edited by Arnold Davis and Geoffrey Stanford. Native Prairie Association of Texas, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX. [View PDF]