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David Schimpf, Associate Professor
David Schimpf

B.S., 1970, Iowa State University, Botany
Ph.D., 1977, Utah State University, Ecology

Email: dschimpf@d.umn.edu
Office: 311 LSci
Phone: 726-7265

Office Hours: TBD

During Fall Semester I teach Plant Diversity (BIOL 3601). During Spring Semester I teach Plant Taxonomy (BIOL 3603) and Ecological Invasions (BIOL 4805). My other duties include academic advising of undergraduate Biology majors and supervision of the Olga Lakela Herbarium. My research centers on a wide variety of plant ecology investigations in the region, as well as ongoing attempts to more completely document the vascular flora of the region by looking for novelties. My outreach consists mostly of assisting the community with plant identification, but sometimes extends to other topics.  I have served on several advisory committees for Minnesota government agencies.

 

Research

AUTECOLOGY AND POPULATION ECOLOGY OF VASCULAR PLANTS; VEGETATION AND FLORA OF THE LAKE SUPERIOR REGION

 

Recent Publications

  • Schimpf, D.J. and S.C. Garske. Accepted. Noteworthy collections: Minnesota and Wisconsin. Michigan Botanist.
  • Schimpf, D.J., S.C. Garske, and R.R. Regal. 2014. Persistant effects of herbaceous species on the infectious lethality of soil for conifer seedlings. Univestiy of Minnesota Duluth Digital Commons.
  • Schimpf, D.J., D.L. Pomroy, and S.C. Garske. 2011. Noteworthy collections: Minnesota and Wisconsin. Michigan Botanist 50:26-38.
  • Schimpf, D.J. and N.A. White. 2011. Did cryptic invasion of North America by common reed change exposure to pollen allergens? University of Minnesota Duluth Digital Commons.
  • Holmstrom, R.M., J. R. Etterson, and D. J. Schimpf. 2010. Dune restoration introduces genetically distinct American beachgrass, Ammophila breviligulata, into a threatened local population. Restoration Ecology 18:426-437.
  • Schimpf, D.J., D. L. Pomroy, S. C. Garske, and J. C. Green. 2009. Noteworthy collections: Minnesota and Wisconsin. Michigan Botanist 48:49-60.
  • Schimpf, D. J., D. L. Pomroy, S. C. Garske, and D. L. Hansen. 2007. Noteworthy collections: Minnesota, Michigan, and Wisconsin. Michigan Botanist 46:80-86.
  • Schimpf, D. J. 2005. Naturalization of Campanula cervicaria, bristly bellflower, west of Lake Superior. Rhodora 107: 417-419.
  • Schimpf, D. J., and D. L. Pomroy. 2005. Noteworthy collections: Minnesota and Wisconsin. Michigan Botanist. 44:81-86.
  • D.J. Schimpf. 2003. Noteworthy collections: Minnesota and Wisconsin. Michigan Botanist 42:90-94.
  • D.J. Schimpf and N.P. Danz. 1999. Light passage through leaf litter: variation among northern hardwood trees. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 97:103-111.

 

Teaches

  • BIOL 3601 Plant Diversity
  • BIOL 3603 Plant Taxonomy
  • BIOL 4805 Ecological Invasions
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