Biltmore, 1898. 1-759

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This field book notes specimen 2434-2657 collected between 26 April and 7 October 1898. Boynton collected a wide variety of plants, especially flowering plants. One frequently collected genus is Cretaegus in the rose family. Locations include but are not limited to Salt marsh in Craggy Mountain, Biltmore (Asheville), Busbee Mountain, and Cedar Cliff in North Carolina. Boynton also includes brief descriptions of the specimen and the soil.

Date Range


Start Date

Apr 26, 1898

End Date

Oct 07, 1898

Access Information

At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Department of Botany at 202-633-0920 to make an appointment.


  • Plants
  • Botany


  • North Carolina
  • United States
  • Cedar Cliff
  • Asheville
  • Busbee Mountain
  • Craggy


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 11-249

Collection name

Biltmore Herbarium field notes, 1898-1904, from the Department of Botany

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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


Box 1 Folder 1