Louis Forniquet Henderson field notes from the Department of Botany

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This collection consists of the field notes of Louis Forniquet Henderson from a collecting trip to the central and eastern regions of Idaho in 1895. The collection consists of two bound volumes and 1 folder of unbound notes. The field notes provide a detailed record of Henderson's trip, including daily diary entries, observations, notes on location, and extensive observations of vegetation; a specimen list for specimens collected on this trip (listing collector numbers 3000 to 4065); determination notes for those specimens; and a manuscript of a formal report of his trip.

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  • Magnoliophyta
  • Hydrophyllaceae
  • Rosaceae
  • Plantae
  • Flowering plants
  • Waterleaf


  • United States
  • Idaho


Collection record

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-021


2 field books, 1 folder

Physical Location

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