Plants collected on the Wilkes Expedition, 1838-42

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This item consists of two lists of plants collected on the United States Exploring Expedition (also known as "Wilkes Expedition" from 1838 to 1842. The lists were possibly compiled by Timothy E. Wilcox, though no names are indicated on the item. The lists are stamped by the U.S. National Herbarium stamp in 1893. Collector numbers 6719 through 7932 and 7342 through 8341 are included. Entries list collector number, scientific name, and nation or island group collected.

Date Range

1838-1942, 1893

Start Date


End Date


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


  • United States
  • Arizona


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-431

Collection name

Timothy E. Wilcox Field Notes from the Department of Botany

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

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


Box 1 Folder 3