Steven R Hill


Affiliate, Illinois Natural History Survey
382 Natural Resources Building  MC-652
(217) 244-8452


Ph.D., 1979, Texas A&M University
M.A., 1975, H.H. Lehman College of the City University of New York
B.S., 1972, Bates College


Plant systematics, plant identification; botanical surveys and reports on threatened and endangered plant species and high-quality natural communities in specified sites for the Illinois Department of Transportation; herbarium development; maintenance of "List of the Organisms of Illinois" database.


Systematics of Malvaceae (cotton family), studies of threatened and endangered plants, floristics of Dominica, eastern United States


Hill, S.R. 2009. Notes on California Malvaceae including nomenclatural changes and additions to the Flora. Madrono 56(32): 104-111.


Hill, S.R. 2010. New and noteworthy sedge records in Illinois.  Transactions of the Illinois State Academy of Science 103(3-4): 85-96.


Hill, S.R. 2012.  Malvaceae. Pp. 876–897, in B.G. Baldwin, D.H. Goldman, D.J. Keil, R. Patterson, T.J. Rosatti, and D.H. Wilken (eds.). The Jepson Manual: Vascular Plants of California (ed. 2). Univ. of California Press, Berkeley. Online at


Hill, S.R., and R.R. Halse. 2014. A new subspecies of Sidalcea hickmanii (Malvaceae) from Oregon. Phytoneuron 2014-113: 1-8.