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Robert (Bob) Freckmann, Ph.D.

Emeritus Professor of Biology

Office: CBB 264 Vascular Plant Herbarium
Emeritus Curator of the UWSP (Freckmann) Herbarium


Ph.D., Plant Taxonomy – Iowa State University (1967)
Dissertation: "Taxonomic Studies in Panicum subgenus Dichanthelium

B.S., Botany  - Univeristy of Wisconsin - Milwaukee (1962)


BIOL 130 General Botany
BIOL 342 Vacular Plant Taxonomy
BIOL 347 Aquatic Vascular Plants
BIOL 345 Agrostology
Edible and Poisonous Plants
Trees and Shrubs

Research Areas

Plant taxonomy

Grants, Awards, Fellowships

National Science Fellowship, 1967
UWSP Outstanding SCholar Award, 1992
UWSP Excellence in Teaching Award, 2000
Various small grants

Recent Publications

Freckmann RW, MG Lelong (2002) Nomencaltural Changes and Innovations in Panicum and Dichanthelium (Poaceae: Paniceae). SIDA: Contriubtions to Botany, 20 (1): 161-174.

Judziewicz EJ, Freckmann RW, Clark LG, Black MR (2014) Field guide to Wisconsin Grasses.

LeBlond RG, Weakley AS, Freckmann RW (2017) Taxonomy of Dichanthelium Hirstii (Poaceae), a very rare and disjunct witch-grass of the Eastern US. Journal of Botanical Research, 11(2) 413-417.

Numerous others...

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