Nelson, catalogue, 4000 - 7087, 1897 - 1899

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Abstract

This field book includes a list of plants collected by E. W. Nelson in Mexico, from 1897 to 1903. Entries list collector number (4000 through 7087). Physical descriptions (color, size, shape, etc.), and common names (shrub, grass, vine, etc.) are included with most of the entries. Many entries have scientific names, written at the time or at a later date. Longer, more descriptive notes on specimens can be found interspersed throughout the book. Localities include: Jalisco, Durango, Chihuahua, Guerrero, and others.

Date Range

1897-1903

Start Date

Mar 03, 1897

End Date

May 31, 1903

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.

Topic

  • Plants
  • Botany

Place

  • Durango
  • Mexico
  • Guerrero
  • Chihuahua
  • Jalisco

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-341

Collection name

Edward William Nelson Field Notes from the Department of Botany

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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