Maxon and Standley, 1- 396

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This field book consists of a list of plants collected by W. R. Maxon and P. C. Standley in Maryland, District of Columbia, and Virginia, 1910-1918. Collector numbers 1 through 396 are included. Entries list: collector number, scientific name, locality, date. Some entries include notes on collecting locality / habitat (open field, edge of swamp, etc.). Localities include: Lanham (MD), Dyke (VA), Chevy Chase Lake (MD), Rock Creek Park (DC), and Suitland Bay (MD).

Date Range


Start Date

Sep 24, 1910

End Date

May 22, 1918

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


  • Lanham
  • District of Columbia
  • United States
  • Chevy Chase
  • Maryland
  • Virginia
  • Dyke


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-151

Collection name

William R. Maxon field notes from the Department of Botany

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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