Tom S. Cooperrider is professor emeritus of biological sciences at Kent State University. His many publications include The Dicotyledoneae of Ohio: Part 2, Linaceae through Campanulaceae (Ohio State University Press). Allison W. Cusick is chief botanist of the Division of Natural Areas and Preserves of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. He has collected more than 30,000 specimens of Ohio plants. John T. Kartesz is director of the Biota of North America Program at the University of North Carolina and the author of two volumes on the plants of North America.
"This is a carefully done, accurate, up-to-date catalog of the vascular flora of Ohio, an excellent contribution to the systematic botany of Ohio (as well as of eastern North America)." - Jerry M.Baskin, University of Kentucky"