Catalogue of plants collected on the expedition of Major J. W. Powell in Colorado in 1868

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Abstract

This field book consists of a list of plants collected by George Vasey on the J. W. Powell exhibition in Colorado, 1868. The notes are arranged by collector number, with a short paragraph on each specimen collected. Each entry includes: scientific name, locality, and number. Numbers (possibly collector numbers) 1 through 668a are included. Many entries includes additional notes on abundance / rarity, habitat, physical characteristics, elevation, comparisons to other specimens, and other observations. Localities include: mountains, foothills, and Middle Park.

Date Range

1868

Start Date

1868

End Date

1868

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
  • Colorado

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-423

Collection name

George Vasey Field Notes from the Department of Botany

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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