Field notes, Osceola and Lyon counties, Iowa, 1899

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Abstract

The field notes document Bohumil Shimek's work in Osceola and Lyon counties, Iowa, 1899. Pages are numbered. Information is entered from back and front. Entries record vegetation seen during travel by rail, including types of trees They list abundance, appearance, age, use as wind breaks, and size, and descriptions of soil. From the other direction includes a list of native tree at Rock Rapids, July 14, 1899 and a list of groves of trees in Lyon county with descriptions and observations about terrain.

Date Range

1899

Start Date

1899

End Date

1899

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Topic

  • Plants
  • Botany

Place

  • Iowa
  • Osceola
  • United States
  • Lyon

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007082

Collection name

Bohumil Shimek Papers, 1878-1936

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 1 Folder 30