Understanding our environment

Caleb Morse

Collection Manager, R.L. McGregor Herbarium
Primary office:
785-864-4493
103 Bridwell Laboratory


Caleb is a staff member at the KU Biodiversity Institute. He assists Survey staff in identification of plant specimens and also teaches Field Botany as part of the Survey's annual KU Field Station Summer Short Courses.


Recent publications
  • Morse, C.A. 2013. A new lichenicolous Enterographa (Arthoniales, Roccellaceae) from central North America. Opuscula Philolichenum 12:233–240.
  • Morse, C.A. and D. Ladd. 2013. A new species of Fellhanera (lichenized Ascomycota: Pilocarpaceae) from central North America. Lichenologist 45:341–346.
  • Harris, R.C. and C.A. Morse. 2008. Monoblastiopsis (Dothidiomycetes, Pleosporales, incartae sedis), a new genus from the Great Plains and Ozark Highlands. Opuscula Philolichenum 5:89-96.
  • Morse, C.A., C. C. Freeman, R.L. McGregor. 2007. New, corrected, and interesting records for the Kansas vascular flora. Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 1:753-761.
  • Freeman, C. C., C. Morse, J.P. Thurmond. 2003. The vascular flora of the Ogallala Ecotone on the Dempsey Divide, Roger Mills County, Oklahoma. Sida 20:1217-1245.
  • Freeman, C. C., C. Morse, R.L. McGregor. 2003. New vascular plant records for the grassland biome of central North America. Sida 20:1289-1297.
  • Freeman, C. C., W. H. Busby, J. Delisle, W. Kettle, K. Kindscher, H. Loring, C. Morse, V. Salisbury. 2003. A natural areas inventory of the Ft. Leavenworth Military Reservation, Leavenworth County, Kansas. II. Kansas Biological Survey, Lawrence, KS Report No. 117:199 pp.download pdf
  • Freeman, C. C., C. Morse. 2002. Kansas floristic quality assessment: Coefficients of conservatism for plants in southeast Kansas. Kansas Department of Health and Environment 15 pp.C.
  • Baker, D., C. Morse. 2001. Disaster recovery in the herbarium. Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections 15:26-35.
  • Freeman, C. C., R.L. McGregor, C. Morse. 1998. Vascular plants new to Kansas. Sida 18:593-604.


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