Bachelor, Mount Holyoke College, 1949; Master of Arts, California State University, San Francisco, 1968; postgraduate, Yale University, 1967-1969.
Research associate, Rockefeller U., New York City, 1949-1953; research associate, Yale University, New Haven, 1967-1968; instructor, College Marin, Kentfield, California, 1972-1982; partner, Madrone Associations, San Rafael, California, 1971-1976; editor, Fremontia California Native Plant Society, Sacramento, since 1983; public/director, California Native Plant Society Press, since 1993. Consultant, Mill Valley, since 1976.
(California plants growing along fresh-water courses, incl...)
(1989 Biological Report Number 85 (7.27) : 152 pages. Orig...)
(Book by Faber, Phyllis M.)
(September 1989. Biological Report 85(7.27), U.S. Fish and...)
Commissioner California Coastal Commission, San Francisco, 1973-1980. Board directors Marin Agricultural Land Trust, Point Reyes Station, California, since 1980, founder. Member Association Wetland Scientists, Marin Discoveries (chairman board directors 1985-1989), California Native Plant Society (vice president publications since 1990).
Married Edward T. Faber, January 3, 1953. Children: E. Mitchell, Charles Donaldson, Carolyn Lindsay.