Caleb Morse

Collection Manager, R.L. McGregor Herbarium
Primary office:
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., and J.C. Lendemer. 2019. A new Biatoridium from eastern North America, with comments on the disposition of species of Biatorella sensu Magnusson. The Bryologist 122: 1–9.
  • Freeman, C.C. and C.A. Morse. 2019. New and interesting plant records for the central United States. Missouriensis, 37: 16-38.
  • Morse, C.A. 2016. Two new species of Thelenella and new reports from the Great Plains of central North America, with a worldwide key to the genus. Opuscula Philolichenum 15: 22-36.
  • 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 pdf

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