Whitman Cross field book, 1901, Colorado, from the Department of Botany

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This collection contains one field book containing a list of botanical specimens collected by Whitman Cross in Colorado from 10 July to 1 August 1901. Collector numbers 1-78 are included. Localities include Camp Creek, Virginia Gulch, and Vallecito (Needle Mountains, Colorado). Some genera of specimens collected include carex, salix, and erigeron. A note from the last page of the list states, "besides the above 7 heads of castelleja--concerning wh. Mr. Coville, gave directions as to mounting."

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  • Cyperaceae
  • Asteroideae
  • Salicaceae
  • Plantae
  • Plants
  • Sedges
  • Aster
  • Sunfolowers
  • Daisies
  • Willows


  • United States
  • Colorado


Collection record

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-020


1 field book

Physical Location

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Main Library