V 6, No. 1, Fall 1992 – Angela Evenden reports “Thirteen New Research Natural Areas add 9499 Acres to Northern Region RNA System”; “That’s Why They Call it Fall” by Peter Lesica tells why trees shed their leaves and what determines when they do it; “West Boulder: Wetlands to Limestone Cliffs,” by Linda Iverson documents a June 6 Field Trip with species discussions; and the issue includes a small publication note on a new book: The Propagation of Alpine Plants and Dwarf Bulbs, by Brian Halliwell.
V 6, No. 2, Winter 1993 – Bonnie Heidel includes a plea for specimens of Montana native plants not documented since 1940 or earlier in, “Wanted: Alive”; and Peter Lesica discusses the uncertainties and roles of phytochromes and vernalization in, “When to Bloom”.
V 6, No. 3, Spring 1993 – “Type Localities and the Botanical Exploration of Montana,” by Peter Lesica relates the discovery of species new to science to the selection of a representative plant and location – the type; “Update on the Status of Howelia aquatilis documents the sometimes interesting interaction between botany and bureaucracy; another bulletin documents “The Value of Old Growth Forests”; the first iteration of the “Montana Native Plant Society Guidelines for Collection [of] Native Plants 0-1993” appeared; in “Rediscovering Lost Species,” Judy Hoy discusses Wally Albert’s discovery in the greater Missoula area of several species not documented as having been seen for many years in Montana; and Bonnie Heidel says to, “Strike that Sedge” in a short note relating to the confusions and distinctions between Carex rostrata and C. utriculata.
V 6, No. 4, Summer 1993 – “Orobanche corymbosa, a ‘Low Profile’ Montana Native,” by Judy Hoy reports the sighting of several populations in Ravalli and Deer Lodge Counties; Richard Prodgers shows how to measure some community dynamics in, “People Change – So Do Plant Communities”; “Harvesting of Pacific Yew No Longer Needed for Cancer Drug”; and “Conserving Rare Plants: The Forest Service and Center for Plant Conservation Join Forces”.