Catalog of plants collected in Colorado by Whitman Cross -- 1901

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This field book contains 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. Note from the last page of the list: "besides the above 7 heads of castelleja--concerning wh. Mr. Coville, gave directions as to mounting".

Date Range


Start Date

Jul 10, 1901

End Date

Aug 01, 1901

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


  • Virginia Gulch
  • Vallecito
  • United States
  • Colorado
  • Needle Mountains


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-020

Collection name

Whitman Cross field book, 1901, Colorado, 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