William R. Maxon field notes from the Department of Botany

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This collection consists of 10 field books (folders and volumes) by William R. Maxon. These field books represent Maxon's field work collecting plant specimens in North and South America. One volume includes a list of plant collections made with Paul Carpenter Standley and another volume includes plant collections made with Ellsworth Paine Killip. Also included is one folder of determinations made by Maxon and others. Locations include: the United States (including Maryland, D.C., Virginia, North Carolina, Florida), Jamaica, Cuba, Panama, Costa Rica, and Nicaragua.

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  • Plantae
  • Plants


  • Cuba
  • Nicaragua
  • United States
  • Panama
  • Jamaica
  • Costa Rica


Collection record

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-151


10 items

Physical Location

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