Botanical notes, no. 8, 3409-3436, 1900

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This field book is number 8 in a series of field books Boynton used in 1900 during collecting trips in Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee and perhaps other Southeastern states. This field book notes specimen 3409-3436 collected between 14-18 October 1900. Boynton collected a wide variety of plants. One frequently collected genus is crataegus, in the rose family. Locations include but are not limited to Rome and Cline Park, Georgia, Valley Head, Alabama, summit of Lookout Mountain in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Boynton also includes sketches, measurements, descriptions of the specimen, descriptions of the soil and soil type, how common the species is, and additional information.

Date Range


Start Date

Oct 14, 1900

End Date

Oct 18, 1900

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


  • Rome
  • Lookout Mountain
  • United States
  • Tennessee
  • Georgia
  • Valley Head
  • Alabama
  • Chattahoochee


  • 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 3