Alan S. Weakley

Alan Stuart Weakley (born 1957) is an American botanist with expertise in the systematics, ecology, and conservation of the flora of the Southeastern United States.[2] Weakley is the director of the UNC Herbarium at the North Carolina Botanical Garden and an adjunct associate professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is the author of Flora of the Southern & Mid-Atlantic States, a manual covering the approximately 7000 vascular plants found in the Southeastern United States.[3][4]

Alan Stuart Weakley
Born(1957-02-19)February 19, 1957[1]
NationalityAmerican
Alma materUniversity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (B.A.), Duke University (Ph.D.)
Scientific career
InstitutionsNorth Carolina Department of Natural Resources, The Nature Conservancy, NatureServe, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina Herbarium
ThesisChange over time in our understanding of the flora of the southeastern United States: implications for plant systematic, bioinformatics, and conservation (2005)
Author abbrev. (botany)Weakley

As of December 2021, the International Plant Names Index lists 56 names published by Weakley.[5]

The standard author abbreviation Weakley is used to indicate this person as the author when citing a botanical name.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Collectors of the UNC Herbarium, Alan Stuart Weakley". www.herbarium.unc.edu. Retrieved 2018-09-27.
  2. ^ "Alan S. Weakley, Biology Department, UNC Chapel Hill". bio.unc.edu. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved 2018-09-27.
  3. ^ Weakley, Alan S. "Flora of the Southern and Mid-Atlantic States". www.herbarium.unc.edu. Retrieved 2018-09-27.
  4. ^ Weakley, Alan S. (2018), Flora of the Southern and Mid-Atlantic States, working draft of 20 August 2018, University of North Carolina Herbarium, North Carolina Botanical Garden, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  5. ^ "Weakley, Alan Stuart (1957-)". www.ipni.org. International Plant Names Index. Retrieved 2021-12-16.
  6. ^ International Plant Names Index.  Weakley.