Catalogue of specimens collected in 1893 by Dr. Edward Palmer

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This field book includes a list of plants collected by Edward Palmer in Idaho in 1893. Collector numbers 1 through 602 are included. Entries list collector number, scientific name, date, location. Occasionally habitat, abundance/rarity, physical descriptions, and other collection notes are included as well. Localities include Pocatello, Blue Lakes, Shoshone, Arco, Dry Creek, and Big Butte. In the back of the book is a list of "Useful Plants of Idaho".

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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


  • Arco
  • United States
  • Pocatello
  • Big Butte
  • Blue Lakes
  • Idaho
  • Shoshone


  • 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


Box 2 Folder 4