Palmer, field notebook, 1891 - 1892, 1896

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This field book includes a list of plants collected by Edward Palmer in Mexico, 1891-1892 and 1896. Collector numbers 1 through 2067 are included. Collector numbers 1 through 975 are for specimens collected in 1896, and are listed first in the book. Entries include collector numbers, locality, date, and scientific name. Additional numbers, possibly catalog numbers, have been added to some entries. Towards the back of the book are a list of collector numbers without names, and a list of plant names without collector numbers. Localities include: Imala, Culiacan, Lodiego, and Tepic (in 1891-1892); and Durango, Santiago, Mina Tres Reyes, Hombre de Dios, and Papasquiero.

Date Range

1891-1892, 1896

Start Date

Aug 16, 1891

End Date

Aug 31, 1896

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


  • Durango
  • Imala
  • Culiacán
  • Tepic
  • Mexico


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-346

Collection name

Edward Palmer Field Notes from the Department of Botany

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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