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Paul B Marcum
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Email: marcum@illinois.edu
Title: Assistant Project Leader for Botany
Mailing address:
1816 S. Oak Street
Champaign, IL 61820
US
Office address:
Address mailcode: 652
Office room:
Location: Forbes Natural History Building
Phone: 217-333-8459
  
Fax: 217-244-0802

Activities:
Assistant Project Leader for Botany, Illinois Natural History Survey/Illinois Department of Transportation Wetlands Science Program
Research:
My research interests include studying the plant communities and floristic composition of natural areas throughout Illinois. I am also interested in studying closely related species complexes (especially in the genus Carex) using macro and micro morphological characters.
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Recognition:
1996 Outstanding Science graduate, B.S. Natural Science, Shawnee State University, Portsmouth, Ohio.
1996 Graduated Magna Cum Laude, B.S. Natural Science, Shawnee State University, Portsmouth, Ohio.
1998 Hemlepp Foundation Graduate Research Award, Marshall University, Huntington, West Virginia.
1999 Passed oral comprehensive examination and thesis defense for M.S. Biological Sciences with Distinction (highest level of performance), Marshall University, Huntington, West Virginia.
2012 to 2014 Illinois Endangered Species Protection Board, Technical Expert Consultant (Plants).
Professional affiliations:
Illinois Native Plant Society, at large board member
Selected publications:
Ebinger, John E., Loy R. Phillippe, Michael J.C. Murphy, Gordon C. Tucker, and Paul B. Marcum. 2010. Vascular plant species extirpated or not vouchered as occurring in Illinois. Erigenia 23:3-23.

Marcum, Paul B., Loy R. Phillippe, Daniel T. Busemeyer and John E. Ebinger. 2010. Vascular Flora and Woody Structure and Composition at Gooseberry Island Nature Preserve, Kankakee County, Illinois. Castanea 75(3):341-352.

Busemeyer, Daniel T., Loy R. Phillippe, Paul B. Marcum and John E. Ebinger. 2010. Vascular Flora of Iroquois Woods Nature Preserve, Kankakee County, Illinois. Castanea 75(3):330-340.

Phillippe, Loy R., Paul B. Marcum, Daniel T. Busemeyer and John E. Ebinger. 2010. Vascular Flora of Short Pioneer Cemetery Prairie Nature Preserve, Grundy County, Illinois: composition and change since 1977. Erigenia 24:5-11.

Phillippe, Loy R., Mary Ann Feist, Richard L. Larimore, Daniel T. Busemeyer, Paul B. Marcum, Connie J. Carroll-Cunningham, James L. Ellis and John E. Ebinger. 2010. Vegetation of Hooper Branch Nature Preserve, Iroquois County, Illinois. Northeastern Naturalist 17(2):261-272.

Phillippe, Loy R., Mary Ann Feist, Daniel T. Busemeyer, Paul B. Marcum, Connie J. Carroll, Greg R. Spyreas and John E. Ebinger.2011. Vegetation of forest and savanna communities on glacial sand deposits in northeastern Illinois. Southeastern Naturalist 56(1):54-60.

Ebinger, John E., Loy R. Phillippe, and Paul B. Marcum. 2011. Vegetation of Wilmington Shrub Prairie Nature Preserve, Will County, Illinois. Transactions of the Illinois State Academy of Science 104(1&2):1-16.

Loy R. Phillippe, Brenda Molano-Flores, Michael J.C. Murphy, Paul B. Marcum, and John E. Ebinger. 2011. Status of Endangered and Threatened Sand Area Species of the Illinois Flora. Illinois Natural History Survey Bulletin 39(4):259-296.

Phillippe, Loy R., Paul B. Marcum, and John E. Ebinger. 2012. Vegetation of Sand Ridge Savanna Nature Preserve, Will County, Illinois. Erigenia 25:23-35.

Marcum, Paul B. and David M. Ketzner. 2012. Lythrum hyssopifolia L. (hyssop loosestrife or grass poly; Lythraceae), a new species in the Illinois flora. Castanea 77(3):270-272.
 
Phillippe, Loy R., Paul B. Marcum, Daniel T. Busemeyer, William E. McClain, Mary Ann Feist, and John E. Ebinger. 2013. Changes due to fire suppression in a Quercus velutina Lam. (Black Oak) Savanna at Sand Ridge State Forest, Mason County, Illinois. Transactions of the Illinois State Academy of Science 106:23-26.
 
Marcum, Paul B., Loy R. Phillippe, and John E. Ebinger. 2013. Vascular flora of the Sand Ridge State Forest, Mason County, Illinois. Transactions of the Illinois State Academy of Science 106:39-46.
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MS, Biological Sciences, Marshall University, Huntington, WV, 1999

BS, Natural Science, Shawnee State University, Portsmouth, OH, 1996

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