Catalogue of plants collected at Pomonkey, Maryland, on the Potowmac [sic], in 1824, also in the Dist. Col. by J. W. Robbins

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This field book consists of a list of plants collected by James W. Robbins in 1824 in Maryland and the District of Columbia and in Virginia from 1825 to 1826. Collector numbers 1 through are included. Entries list collector number, scientific name, date. Most entries contain longer notes with physical descriptions, habitat, and other observations. A small booklet with a list of Virginia plants, 1825-1826, is inserted in the field book. Entries in this insert include collector numbers 1 through 144. Localities include: Gordonsdale (VA), Pomonkey (MD), and Potomac River (MD).

Date Range


Start Date

Feb 16, 1824

End Date

Sep 03, 1826

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
  • Potomac River
  • Pomonkey
  • United States
  • Maryland
  • Virginia


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-339

Collection name

James Watson Robbins Field Notes from the Department of Botany

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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


Box 1 Folder 6