A list of the native and naturalized plants of the state of Florida

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Creator

Simpson, Joseph Herman

Alternate Title

Simpson, Florida plants

Abstract

This volume contains the writings on, and lists of, the plants of the state of Florida, possibly by Joseph Herman Simpson. The volume begins with an introduction to the method of surveying and compiling the list of native and naturalized plants of Florida. The list is grouped by genera and alphabetically by species. Following this is a list of trees of Florida, "Remarks on the Flora of South Florida", and "Description of South Florida Plants". The plant descriptions are long and detailed and include scientific name, physical descriptions, and habitat. No dates are indicated.

Date Range

1890

Start Date

1890

End Date

1890

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

  • United States
  • Florida

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-397

Collection name

Joseph Herman Simpson Field Notes from the Department of Botany

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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