F. R. Fosberg field notes and colls. begin with # 55810 - 56168

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An inserted table of contents contains a full listing of localities and corresponding collector numbers. This field book contains a specimen list of botanical specimens collected by F. R. Fosberg from 22 June 1975 to 21 June 1976 in Uzbekistan; Russia; Virginia; Canada; Maryland; New Jersey; District of Columbia; Massachusetts; and Panama. Collector numbers 55810-56168 are included. Specimen list includes scientific name, date, locality, collector number, with occasional notes on locality or physical descriptions of specimens (size, color, etc.) Also included are some longer narrative notes describing vegetation in various localities. Localities include but are not limited to: Little Chimgan, Taskent (Uzbekistan); Fauquier County, Fairfax County (Virginia); British Columbia (Canada); St. Mary's County (Maryland); Canal Zone, Barro Colorado Island (Panama); Cedar Crest, Island Beach State Park (New Jersey). A pressed botanical specimen can be found in the last two pages of the field book.

Date Range


Start Date

Jun 22, 1975

End Date

Jun 21, 1976

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


  • District of Columbia
  • Canada
  • United States
  • Panama
  • Massachusetts
  • Uzbekistan
  • Maryland
  • Virginia
  • New Jersey
  • Russia


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-040

Collection name

F. Raymond Fosberg field notes from the Department of Botany

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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