Sohns, field book, nos 1 - 700

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This field book includes a list of plants collected by Ernest R. Sohns in Ohio, Indiana, Mexico, Florida, Georgia, and Virginia, from 1946 to 1953. Collector numbers 1 through 700 are included. Entries list: collector number, scientific name, date, location, habitat ("beside stream", "virgin soil", "damp soil", etc.), and occasionally rarity / abundance. Localities include: Clermont County (OH), Bantan (OH), Bloomington (IN), Gainesville (FL), Rio Laja (Mexico). Specimen labels are glued in to some pages.

Date Range


Start Date

Jun 18, 1946

End Date

Oct 01, 1953

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


  • Indiana
  • United States
  • Mexico
  • Ohio
  • Georgia
  • Florida
  • Virginia


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-354

Collection name

Ernest Reeves Sohns Field Notes from the Department of Botany

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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