F. R. Fosberg field book # 106, begin with # 56643

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This field book contains a specimen list of botanical specimens collected by F. R. Fosberg from 19 February to 15 October 1977 in California, Hawaii, Virginia, Florida, and U.S. Virgin Islands. Collector numbers 56643-56902 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. Several botanical specimens can be found in the back of the field book. Also included are: a self-guided nature trail pamphlet for Kipuka Puaulu, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, and some correspondence from Mrs. Marvin W. Webster.

Date Range


Start Date

Feb 19, 1977

End Date

Oct 15, 1977

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


  • United States
  • Hawaii
  • Virgin Islands of the United States
  • California
  • Florida
  • Virginia


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Correspondence

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