Kelly Kindscher

Courtesy Professor

Environmental Studies Program

Courtesy Professor

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Contact Information

Phone 785-864-1529
Fax 785-864-1534
Email
Office 135A Higuchi

Unit Affiliations

KSNHI

Personal Website

Detail

Specialty

Plant Community Ecology and Botany

Background

Kelly Kindscher earned his Ph.D. from the University of Kansas in 1991.

Research Interests

Dr. Kindscher's research interests are focused on prairie and montane meadow plant communities, wetland and prairie restoration, conservation of Midwest/Great Plains ecosystems, and ethnobotany.

Research

Pharmacy Garden at the KU School of Pharmacy

Jan. 2010 - present University of Kansas
Akins Prairie, a 17-acre native prairie remnant southeast of Lawrence, KS

Native Medicinal Plant Research Program

July 2009 - present University of Kansas

Assessment of the Short and Long Term Effectiveness of Bio-retention Cells Treating Paved Surface Runoff in Lenexa, Kansas

Jan. 2008 - present University of Kansas

Developing a Native Ecosystem and Prairie Grazing Management Plan for Smoky Hill Air National Guard Range, Kansas

Jan. 2008 - present Smoky Hill Air National Guard Range

Sustainability study of wild populations of Osha, Ligusticum porteri

July 2012 - July 2013 University of Kansas

United Plant Savers At-Risk List Project

July 2012 - June 2013 University of Kansas
Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve
Photo Credit: Quinn Long

Vegetation Classification and Mapping for the Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve and Homestead National Monument

Jan. 2007 - Dec. 2010 Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve

Prairie restoration and outreach in Eastern Kansas--Phase II

Jan. 2007 - Dec. 2009 Eastern Kansas

An Inventory of Natural Areas in Linn and Anderson Counties, Kansas

Jan. 2007 - Dec. 2009 Anderson and Linn Counties
Pecan-Hackberry Forest

Natural Areas Inventory of the Fort Leavenworth Military Reservation

Jan. 2007 - Dec. 2009 Fort Leavenworth Military Reservation

Measuring Habitat Quality Using Floristic Quality Assessment Techniques in Selected Locations in the Cherokee County Superfund Site

Jan. 2007 - Dec. 2008 Cherokee County

Land-fire Central US Plot Vegetation Data

Jan. 2007 - Dec. 2008 Central U.S.

Mead's Milkweed Monitoring/Management Plan for Marais de Cygnes National Wildlife Refuge

Jan. 2007 - Dec. 2008 Marais de Cygnes National Wildlife Refuge

Winnebago Ethnobotany and Botanical Resources Project

Jan. 2006 - Dec. 2008 Kansas

Birds, Reptiles, Amphibians and Habitat of Concern in the Gila River Riparian Zone

Jan. 2005 - Dec. 2008 New Mexico

A Comparison of Multiple Strategies for the Introduction of Native Forms to Warm Season Grass Plantings

Jan. 2005 - Dec. 2008 Missouri

Useful Plants of the Big Bend National Park/Chihuahuan Desert Region

Jan. 2001 - Dec. 2006 Big Bend National Park

Modeling Spatial and Temporal Dynamics of Montane Meadows and Biodiversity in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem

Jan. 1999 - Dec. 2001 Yellowstone National Park, Gallatin National Forest, Grand Teton National Park

Published Works

Zhang, H., J. Bazzill, R. Gallagher, C. Subramanian, P. T. Grogan, V. W. Day, K. Kindscher, M. S. Cohen, and B. N. Timmermann. 2012. Antiproliferative withanolides from Datura wrightii. Journal of Natural Products 1021/np300766p.
Samadi, A. K., J. Bazzill, X. Zhang, R. Gallagher, H. Zhang, R. Gollapudi, K. Kindscher, B. N. Timmermann, and M. S. Cohen. 2012. Novel withanolides target medullary thyroid cancer through inhibition of both RET phosphorylation and the mammalian target of rapamycin pathway. Surgery 152:1238-47.
Miesner, S., H. Frosch, K. Kindscher, S. Tichy, and K. Manfredi. 2012. Benzyl benxoate glycosides from Oligoneron rigidum. Journal of Natural Products 75:1903-1908.
Ferreira, M. P., Gendron, F., and K. Kindscher. 2012. Bioactive prairie plants & aging adults: Role in health and disease. In: Bioactive foods as dietary interventions for the aging population. Elsevier Science Publishers, Oxford, England.
Araya, J., K. Kindscher, and B. N. Timmermann. 2012. Cytotoxic cardiac glycosides and other compounds from Asclepias syriaca. Journal of Natural Products 75:400-407.
Araya, J., F. Binns, K. Kindscher, and B. N. Timmermann. 2012. Verticillosides A–M: Polyoxygenated pregnane glycosides from Asclepias verticillata L. Phytochemistry 78:179-89.
Bosnak, K., K. Kindscher, R. Craft, and B. N. Timmermann. 2012. The University of Kansas School of Pharmacy medicinal plant garden: Case study of a new teaching garden with a history. HerbalGram: The Journal of the American Botanical Council 95:38-45.
Kindscher, K., Q. Long, S. Corbett, K. Bosnak, H. Loring, M. Cohen, B. N. Timmermann. 2012. The Ethnobotany and Ethnopharmacology of Wild Tomatillos, Physalis longifolia Nutt., and Related Physalis Species: A Review. Economic Botany XX:1-13. http://nativeplants.ku.edu/wp-conte...
Kindscher, K., R. Craft, K. Bosnak, B. Timmermann. 2012. The Lucius Sayre legacy: Reviving the study of medicinal plants of the plains. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science 115(1/2):19-25. http://www.bioone.org/doi/full/10.1...
Zhang, H., H. Motiwala, A. Samadi, V. Day, J. Aubé, M. Cohen, K. Kindscher, R. Gollapudi, and B. N. Timmermann. 2012. Minor Withanolides of Physalis longifolia: Structure and Cytotoxicity. Chem. Pharm. Bull. 60(10) 1234–1239. http://nativeplants.ku.edu/wp-conte...
Questad, E., B. Foster, S. Jog, K. Kindscher, H. Loring. 2011. Evaluating patterns of biodiversity in managed grasslands with spatial turnover metrics. Biological Conservation 144:1050-1058.
Zhang, H., A. K. Samadi, R. J. Gallagher, J. J. Araya, X. Tong, V. W. Day, M. S. Cohen, K. Kindscher, R. Gollapudi, B. Timmermann. 2011. Cytotoxic withanolide constituents of (Physalis longifolia). Journal of Natural Products 74:2532-2544.
Kindscher, K., H. Kilroy, J. Delisle, Q. Long, H. Loring, K. Dobbs. 2010. Vegetation classification and mapping of Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve. National Park Service.
Foster, B., I.S. Khavin, C. Murphy, V. Smith, M. Ramspott, K. Price, K. Kindscher. 2010. Integrated responses of grassland biodiversity and ecosystem properties to hay management: A field experiment. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science 113:103-119. http://web.ku.edu/~kindscher/wp-con...
Felger, R., K. Kindscher. 2010. Trees of the Gila Forest Region, New Mexico. New Mexico Botanist 2:38-66. http://web.ku.edu/~kindscher/wp-con...
Debinski, D., H. Wickham, K. Kindscher, J. Caruthers, M. Germino. 2010. Montane meadow change during drought varies with background hydrologic regime and plant functional group. Ecology 91:1672-1681. http://web.ku.edu/~kindscher/wp-con...
Gehring, R., K. Kindscher. 2010. The medicinal use of native North American plants in domestic animals. Ethnoveterinary Botanical Medicine: Herbals Medicines for Animal Health. Boca Raton, FL:CRC Press. 213-230.
Norris, W., R. Felger, K. Kindscher. 2010. Introduction to the Proceedings. New Mexico Botanist 2:1-2.
Kindscher, K., Q. Long, H. Loring. 2010. Wetlands along the Gila River in southwestern New Mexico. New Mexico Botanist 2:116-121. http://web.ku.edu/~kindscher/wp-con...
Foster, B., K. Kindscher, G.R. Houseman, C. Murphy. 2009. Effects of hay management and native species sowing on plant community structure and biomass: Implications for the restoration of prairie hay meadows. Ecological Applications 19:1884-1896. http://web.ku.edu/~kindscher/wp-con...
Kindscher, K., W. H. Busby, R. Craft, J. Delisle, C. C. Freeman, H. Kilroy, Q. Long, H. Loring, R. Moranz, F.J. Norman. 2009. A natural areas inventory of Anderson and Linn Counties in Kansas. Kansas Biological Survey, Lawrence, KS Report No. 158:79 pp.
Kindscher, K., L. Byczynski. 2009. Native Prairie Hay Meadows: A Landowner's Management Guide. Kansas Biological Survey, Lawrence, KS 32 pp.
Kindscher, K., F. Norman, L. Byczynski. 2009. Floristic quality of vegetation at lead and zinc mined lands in Cherokee County, Kansas. Kansas Biological Survey, Lawrence, KS Report No. 149:67 pp.
Kindscher, K. 2009. High Plains Horticulture: A History. Book review. Kansas History: A Journal of the Central Plains 32:82. http://web.ku.edu/~kindscher/wp-con...
Kindscher, K. 2009. Plains Apache Ethnobotany. Book Review. Journal of Ethnobiology 29:365-367. http://web.ku.edu/~kindscher/wp-con...
Worster, D., E. Schultz, K. Kindscher, E. Robinson, K. Gerstner. 2008. The Nature of Kansas Lands. http://www.kansaspress.ku.edu/worna...
Kindscher, K. 2008. Vegetation and habitat along the Gila River in southwestern New Mexico. http://web.ku.edu/~kindscher/wp-con...
Kindscher, K., Q. Long, L. Byczynski. 2008. Mead's milkweed reintroduction plan for Marais des Cygnes National Wildlife Refuge. Kansas Biological Survey, Lawrence, KS Open-file Report No. 152:12 pp. http://web.ku.edu/~kindscher/wp-con...
Kindscher, K., R. Jennings, W. Norris, R. Shook. 2008. Birds, reptiles, amphibians, vascular plants, and habitat in the Gila River riparian zone in southwestern New Mexico. Kansas Biological Survey, Lawrence, KS Open-file Report No. 151:42 pp.
Kindscher, K., D.M. Price, L. Castle. 2008. Re-sprouting of Echinacea angustifolia augments sustainability of wild medicinal plant populations. Economic Botany 62:139-147. http://web.ku.edu/~kindscher/wp-con...
Kindscher, K., W.R. Norris. 2008. Introduction. Proceedings of the First Natural History of the Gila Symposium. Las Cruces, NM:New Mexico Botanist. http://web.ku.edu/~kindscher/wp-con...
Weber, M., C. Knov, K. Kindscher, R. Brown, S. Niemann, J. Chapman. 2007. Identification of medicinally active compounds in prairie plants by HPLC coupled to electron impact-mass spectrometry. American Laboratory 39:9-11. http://web.ku.edu/~kindscher/wp-con...
Price, D.H., K. Kindscher. 2007. One hundred years of Echinacea angustifolia harvest in the Smoky Hills of Kansas, USA. Economic Botany 61:86-95. http://web.ku.edu/~kindscher/wp-con...
Stotts, C., M. Palmer, K. Kindscher. 2007. The need for savanna restoration in the Cross Timbers. Oklahoma Native Plant Record 7:78-90. http://web.ku.edu/~kindscher/wp-con...
Long, Q., K. Kindscher. 2007. A comparison of the influence of disturbance regimes on native forbs (Kansas). Ecological Restoration 25:129-130. http://web.ku.edu/~kindscher/wp-con...
Foster, B., K. Kindscher. 2007. Controls on biodiversity and ecosystem function in managed grasslands. National Resource Initiative Research Highlights 2. http://web.ku.edu/~kindscher/wp-con...
Foster, B., C. Murphy, K. Keller, T. Aschenbach, E.J. Questad, K. Kindscher. 2007. Restoration of prairie community structure and ecosystem function in an abandoned hayfield: A sowing experiment. Restoration Ecology 15(4):652-661. http://web.ku.edu/~kindscher/wp-con...
Busby, W. H., J. Delisle, C. C. Freeman, K. Kindscher, H. Loring, D.E. Nimz, C.J. Schmidt. 2007. A natural features inventory of the Smoky Hill ANG Range, Kansas. Kansas Biological Survey, Lawrence, KS Open-File Report No. 137:403 pp.
Nabhan, G., K. Kindscher. 2006. Renewing the native food traditions of Bison Nation. Renewing America's Food Traditions Consortium 8 pp.
Kindscher, K. 2006. Natural resource inventory and restoration plan for the Black Jack Battlefield site. Kansas Biological Survey, Lawrence, KS Open file Report No. 129:21 pp.
Kindscher, K. 2006. Conservation status of Echinacea species. Kansas Biological Survey, Lawrence, KS 247 pp. http://web.ku.edu/~kindscher/wp-con...
Busby, W. H., C. C. Freeman, K. Kindscher, J. Delisle. 2006. A natural features inventory of the Smoky Hill Air National Guard Range: Annual Progress Report. Kansas Biological Survey, Lawrence, KS 7 pp.
Jog, S., E. Questad, K. Kindscher, B. Foster, H. Loring. 2006. Floristic quality as an indicator of native species diversity within managed grasslands. Natural Areas Journal 26:149-167. http://www.bioone.org/doi/pdf/10.33...
Ashworth, S.M., B. Foster, K. Kindscher. 2006. Relative contributions of adjacent species and environmental conditions to plant community richness and composition in a group of created wetlands. Wetlands 26(1):193-204. http://web.ku.edu/~kindscher/wp-con...
Aschenbach, T., K. Kindscher. 2006. Plant species on salt-affected soil and Cheyenne Bottom, Kansas. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science 109:207-213.
White, S., K. Kindscher. 2006. Natural resource and open space assessment and planning recommendations for Miami County, KS. Kansas Biological Survey, Lawrence, KS Open File Report No. 126:30 pp.
Powell, A., W. H. Busby, K. Kindscher. 2006. Status of the regal fritillary (Speyeria idalia) and effects of fire management on its abundance in northeastern Kansas. Journal of Insect Conservation November 2006:10 pp.
Fraser, A., K. Kindscher. 2005. Spatial distribution of Spartina pectinata transplants to restore wet prairie. Restoration Ecology 13(1):144-151. http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/...
Loring, H., K. Kindscher, J. Delisle. 2005. A survey of natural area sites in Cherokee County, Kansas. Kansas Biological Survey, Lawrence, KS Open-file Report No. 125:33 pp.
Kindscher, K., W. H. Busby, J. Delisle, J. Dropkin, C. C. Freeman. 2005. A natural areas inventory of Douglas, Johnson, Leavenworth, Miami, and Wyandotte Counties in northeast Kansas. Kansas Biological Survey, Lawrence, KS Open-file Report No. 124:79 pp.
Kettle, W., W. H. Busby, J. Delisle, C. C. Freeman, K. Kindscher, C.M. Morse. 2005. Fieldwork and activities in support of integrated natural resource management planning at Fort Leavenworth Military Reservation. Kansas Biological Survey, Lawrence, KS.
Su, J.C., D.M. Debinski, M. Jakubauskas, K. Kindscher. 2004. Beyond species richness: Community similarity as a measure of cross-taxon congruence for coarse-filter conservation. Conservation Biology 18(1):167-173. http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/...
Kindscher, K., T. Aschenbach, S. Ashworth. 2004. Wetland vegetation response to the restoration of sheet flow at Cheyenne Bottoms, Kansas. Restoration Ecology 12(3):368-375. http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/...
Kindscher, K. 2004. UpS research on "at-risk" Echinacea. United Plant Savers: Journal of Medicinal Plant Conservation Spring 2004:13.
Kindscher, K. 2004. Plant lore. Encyclopedia of the Great Plains. Lincoln, NE:University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, NE.
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.
Barnes, C.C., M.K. Smalley, K.P. Manfredi, K. Kindscher, H. Loring, D.M. Sheeley. 2003. Characterization of an anti-tuberculosis resin glycoside from the prairie medicinal plant Ipomoea leptophylla. Journal of Natural Products 66:1457-1462.
Aschenbach, T., K. Kindscher. 2003. Comparison of planting treatments in a tallgrass prairie restoration. North American Prairie Conference 44-48.
Kettle, W., K. Kindscher, J. Delisle. 2002. Preliminary analysis of historic vegetation along the Marais des Cygnes River (Kansas). Kansas Biological Survey, Lawrence, KS Report No. 106.
Menard, S., K. Kindscher, D. Peterson. 2002. Using ecological systems as land cover map units for the GAP Analysis Program in Kansas: Summary Report to the USGS-BRD Gap Analysis Program. Kansas Biological Survey, Lawrence, KS 63 pp.
Debinski, D.M., M. Jakubauskas, K. Kindscher. 2002. Predicting habitat distribution and species occurrences in Grand Teton National Park. Predicting Species Occurrences: Issues of Scale and Accuracy. Covelo, CA:Island Press.
Debinski, D.M., M. Jakubauskas, K. Kindscher, E.H. Saveraid, M. Borgognone. 2002. Predicting meadow communities and species occurrences in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Predicting Species Occurrences: Issues of Scale and Accuracy. Covelo, CA:Island Press. 499-506.
Peterson, D., M. Jakubauskas, K. Kindscher, D. Debinski. 2001. Hyperspectral remote sensing of nonforested montane vegetation communities. Geospatial Information in Agriculture and Forestry 8 pp.
Jakubauskas, M., K. Kindscher, D.M. Debinski. 2001. Spectral and biophysical relationshops of montane sagebrush communities in multitemporal SPOT XS data. International Journal of Remote Sensing 22(9):1767-1778.
A. Fraser, K. Kindscher. 2001. Tree spade transplanting of Spartina pectinata (Link) and Eleocharis macrostachya (Britt.) in a prairie wetland restoration. Aquatic Botany 71(4):297-304.
Jakubauskas, M., K. Kindscher, A. Fraser, D.M. Debinski, K. Price. 2000. Close-range remote sensing of aquatic macrophyte vegetation cover. International Journal of Remote Sensing 21(18):3533-3538.
Kettle, W., P.M. Rich, K. Kindscher, G. Pittman, P. Fu. 2000. Land-use history in ecosystem restoration: A 40-year study in the prairie-forest ecotone. Restoration Ecology 8(3):307-317.
Loring, H., K. Kindscher, M. Bullerman. 2000. An inventory of the Central Mixed-Grass Prairie Ecoregion in Kansas, Oklahoma, and Nebraska. Kansas Biological Survey, Lawrence, KS Report No. 97:132 pp.
Anderson, H.W., W. Silberstein, M. Cobb, K. Kindscher. 2000. Conservation easements in the 10th Federal Circuit. Protecting the Land: Conservation Easements, Past, Present, and Future. Covelo, CA:Island Press.
Debinski, D.M., M. Jakubauskas, K. Kindscher. 2000. Montane meadows as indicators of environmental change. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 64:213-225.
Kindscher, K., A. Fraser. 2000. Planting forbs first provides greater species diversity in tallgrass prairie restorations. Ecological Restoration 18:115-116.
Row, J.M., R.L. Wynia, T.C. Conway, and K. Kindscher. 1999. Propagation of Mead's milkweed. Pp. 235-242 in J.T. Springer (ed.), Proceedings of the 16th North American Prairie Conference, University of Nebraska-Kearney, Kearney, NE, July 26-28, 1998. http://images.library.wisc.edu/EcoN...
BorgognoneM.G. , D.M. Debinski, M. Jakubauskas, K. Kindscher. 1999. Use of CART and canonical discriminant analysis to select variables and classify cases in a situation with few observations and many variables. 4th Conference of Latin-American Statistical Societies 1-10.
Kindscher, K. 1999. The uses of Echinacea angustifolia and other Echinacea species by Native Americans in the Great Plains. American Herbal Products Association.
Lauver, C., K. Kindscher, D. Faber-Langendoen, R. Schneider. 1999. A classification of the natural vegetation of Kansas. Southwestern Naturalist 44:421-444.
Aschenbach, T., K. Kindscher. 1999. The tallgrass restoration handbook for prairies. Restoration Ecology 7:212-214.
A. Fraser, K. Kindscher. 1999. Tree spade used to establish wetland grasses, rushes, and sedges. Ecological Restoration 17:162-163.
Debinski, D.M., K. Kindscher, M. Jakubauskas. 1999. A remote sensing and GIS-based model of habitats and biodiversity in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. International Journal of Remote Sensing 20(17):3281-3292.
Davison, C., K. Kindscher. 1999. Tools for diversity: Fire, grazing, and mowing on tallgrass prairies. Ecological Restoration 17:136-143.
Dodds, W.K., D.C. Hartnett, A. Joern, K. Kindscher, J. Stubbendick, J.S. Zimmerman, R.D. Hiebert. 1998. Opportunities to enhance and maintain the tallgrass prairie ecosystem within the boundaries of the Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve. National Park Service Midwest Region:38 pp.
Jakubauskas, M., K. Kindscher, D.M. Debinski. 1998. Multitemporal characterization and mapping of montane sagebrush communities using Indian IRS LISS-II imagery. GeoCarto International 13(4):65-74.
Kindscher, K. 1998. Seaside petunia. Working for the Land Newsletter Summer/Fall:2.
Kindscher, K. 1998. KU expertise to assess biodiversity in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Biota Spring:2.
Loring, H., K. Kindscher, T. Aschenbach, A. Fraser. 1998. A survey of large ranches and prairie remnants in the Flint Hills and Central Tallgrass Prairie Ecoregion of Kansas. Kansas Biological Survey, Lawrence, KS Report No. 88:39 pp.
Kindscher, K., L. Kahn, A. Fraser. 1998. Identification of wetland restoration sites on the Potawatomi Indian Reservation. Kansas Biological Survey, Lawrence, KS Report No. 81:36 pp.
Kindscher, K., J. Holah. 1998. An old-growth definition of western hardwood gallery forest. USDA Forest Service General Technical Report SRS-22:12 pp.
Kindscher, K., A. Fraser, M. Jakubauskas, D.M. Debinski. 1998. Identifying wetland meadows in Grand Teton National Park using remote sensing and average wetland values. Wetlands Ecology and Management 5:265-273.
Kindscher, K., D. Hurlburt. 1998. Huron Smith's ethnobotany of the Hocak (Winnebago). Economic Botany 52:352-372.
Kindscher, K., L. Tieszen. 1998. Floristic and soil organic matter changes after five and thirty-five years of native tallgrass prairie restoration. Restoration Ecology 6:181-196.
Kindscher, K., K.P. Manfredi, M. Britton, M. Demidova, D. Hurlburt. 1998. Testing prairie plants with ethnobotanical importance for anti-cancer and anti-AIDS compounds. Journal of Ethnobiology 18:229-245.
Fraser, A., K. Kindscher. 1997. Plant species provide key to range management success. Rural Papers of the Kansas Rural Center May 1997:6.
Debinski, D., M. Jakubauskas, K. Kindscher. 1997. Assessing biodiversity in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Geo Info Systems July 1997:42-45.
Kindscher, K., N. Scott. 1997. Land ownership and tenure of the largest land parcels in the Flint Hills of Kansas. Natural Areas Journal 17:131-135.
Freeman, C. C., W. H. Busby, C. Lauver, K. Kindscher, J. Elliott, D.A. Eifler. 1996. A natural areas inventory of the Ft. Leavenworth Military Reservation, Leavenworth County, Kansas. Kansas Biological Survey, Lawrence, KS Report No. 77:282 pp.
Kindscher, K. 1996. Walking across the tallgrass prairie. The Land Report 55/56:20.
Jakubauskas, M., D. Debinski, K. Kindscher. 1996. Integration of multispectral and ecological data for characterizing montane meadow communities in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS).
Liechti, P., A. Clements, K. Kindscher, M. Mehaffey. 1996. Solomon River riparian ecosystem study. Kansas Biological Survey, Lawrence, KS Report No. 68.
Kindscher, K., S. Wilson, A. Fraser, C. Lauver. 1996. Vegetation analysis of Western Kansas playa lakes--1993-1995. Kansas Biological Survey, Lawrence, KS Report No. 70:38 pp.
Kindscher, K., S. Wilson, A. Fraser, C. Lauver. 1996. Identification and delineation of loggerhead shrike habitat on the Fort Riley Military Reservation. Kansas Biological Survey, Lawrence, KS Report No. 69:33 pp.
Kindscher, K., P.V. Wells. 1995. Prairie plant guilds: An ordination of prairie plant species based on ecological and morphological traits. Vegetatio 117:29-50.
Kindscher, K. 1995. Kansas landscape patterns and biodiversity. The Land Report 53:16-18.
Kindscher, K. 1994. Rockefeller Prairie: A case study of plant guild classification of a tallgrass prairie. North American Prairie Conference 123-140.
Kindscher, K., L. Mitscher. 1993. Ingredient safety review for the Purple Coneflower, Echinacea purpurea and Echinace angustifolia. Herb Research Foundation.
Freeman, C. C., K. Kindscher. 1992. Supporting documentation for Tasks 4 and 5: Environmental Segments 2, 3, and 5 - SE Kansas Corridor endangered and threatened species. Kansas Biological Survey, Lawrence, KS Report No. 51:23 pp.
Kindscher, K. 1992. Restoring and creating wetlands: a planning guide for the Central States Region: Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska. Environmental Protection Agency.
Kindscher, K. 1992. Medicinal Wild Plants of the Prairie--An Ethnobotanical Guide. Medicinal Wild Plants of the Prairie--An Ethnobotanical Guide. Lawrence, KS:University Press of Kansas.
Freeman, C. C., W. Kettle, K. Kindscher, R.E. Brooks, V.C. Varner, C.M. Pitcher. 1991. Vascular plants of the Kansas Ecological Reserves. Ecology and Hydrogeology of the Kansas Ecological Reserves and Baker University Wetlands:Open-file Report 91-35 Edition. Lawrece, KS:Kansas Geological Survey. 23-45.
Kindscher, K. 1991. Ecological potentials of the Clinton Reservoir area. Environmental Protection Agency.
Kindscher, K. 1989. Inventory of potential wetland restoration sites in the Lawrence, Kansas-Wakarusa Valley Area. Environmental Protection Agency.
Kindscher, K. 1989. The ethnobotany of the Purple Coneflower (Echinacea angustifolia) and other Echinacea species. Economic Botany 43(4):498-507.
Kindscher, K. 1987. Edible Wild Plants of the Prairie--An Ethnobotanical Guide. Edible Wild Plants of the Prairie--An Ethnobotanical Guide. Lawrence, KS:University Press of Kansas.
Kindscher, K. 1986. Prairie botanicals. Business of Herbs September/October.
Kindscher, K. 1986. Gardening with Southeast Asian refugees. Community Garden Coalition, Inc. http://web.ku.edu/~kindscher/wp-con...
Kindscher, K. 1986. The ethnobotanical use of native prairie plants for food. Native Prairie Association of Texas Section 2.04.
Kindscher, K. 1985. Garden coalitions in small cities. Journal of Community Gardening Fall.
Kindscher, K. 1985. Home, home on the bioregion. Journal of Community Gardening Fall.
Kindscher, K. 1984. The prairie bioregion. RAIN Magazine March/April.
Kindscher, K. 1983. Bibliography for the North American prairies. CoEvolution Quarterly Winter.
Kindscher, K. 1982. The Kansas Food System: Analysis and Action Toward Sustainability. The Kansas Food System: Analysis and Action Toward Sustainability. Emmaus, PA:Rodale Press.