1983, Feb, Puerto Rico

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This field book includes the field notes of T. R. Soderstrom from a collecting trip to Puerto Rico in 1983. Entries consist of descriptions of plants (mainly bamboo) observed in the field, lists of supplies and labor needed at station, and notes on experiments conducted. Notes on plants include scientific name, description of flowering history, age, and other observations. Notes on experiments list solutions that plants were sprayed with, possibly other treatments and observations. Some rough sketches are included with experiment notes. A color Polaroid photograph depicting dense vegetation can be found in the book. Four pages of loose notes are also included. No specific localities are noted.

Date Range


Start Date

Jan 31, 1983

End Date

Jan 31, 1983

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
  • Bamboo
  • Botany


Puerto Rico


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Color photographs
  • Sketches

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-404

Collection name

Thomas R. Soderstrom Field Notes from the Department of Botany

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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


Box 7