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Flora boreali-americana

Hooker, William Jackson Sir

Flora boreali-americana

or, The botany of the northern parts of British America: compiled principally from the plants collected by Dr. Richardson & Mr. Drummond on the late northern expeditions, under command of Captain Sir John Franklin, R. N. To which are added (by permission of the Horticultural society of London,) those of Mr. Douglas, from north-west America, and of other naturalists

by Hooker, William Jackson Sir

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Published in London, Treuttel & Wu rtz .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Botany -- Canada.,
  • Botany -- North America.

  • Edition Notes

    The following dates of publication of the parts as issued are given by B. D. Jackson in Bulletin de l"Herbier Boissier, v.1, p. 298 (1893) : v.1, pt. 1, p. 1-48, 1829; pts. 2 and 3, p. 49-144, 1830; pts. 4-6 concluding v.1, 1834; v.2, pt. 7, p. 1-48, 1834; pt. 8, p. 49-96, 1838; pt. 9, p. 97-144, 1838; pt. 10, p. 145-192 [1838]; pt. 11, p. 193-241, 1839; pt. 12, p. 241-end. 1840.

    Statementby Sir William Jackson Hooker.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14192154M

    Michaux both made shorter excursions within these states and traversed them enroute to more distant destinations. Michaux's mission was to evaluate Clark's plan Flora boreali-americana book coordinate between Clark's actions and Genet's. Report of the Connecticut Board of Agriculture, 18, In he spent time studying botany in Englandand in he explored Auvergnethe Pyrenees and northern Spain. Nearly drowned, Michaux was rescued, but his personal possessions and some boxes of seeds were lost. The library gets to build its rare book collection simply by providing the venue for the exchange.

    It demonstrates that we not the whole continent, but the United States alone have three times the number of useful trees that Europe can boast Revised checklist of New York state Flora boreali-americana book. Data entered into the database are derived from three main sources: 1 collections made in the field; 2 observations made in the field; 3 published data. Departing inMichaux accompanied the Baudin expedition as far as the island of Mauritius in the Indian Ocean. Drummond separated from the rest of the expedition to explore flora of Rocky Mountains. After these exploits he was named curator of Belfast Botanic Garden inhowever, it was not in his blood to sit and look after flowers and in he decided to become a independent plant collector, supported by Glasgow and Edinburgh botanic gardens and by private subscribers.

    The foremost French botanist of the age, de Jussieu developed the first natural system of plant classification. Synopsis plantarum. Project Background InBrooklyn Botanic Garden recognized the importance of local flora studies by hiring Steven Clemants as its director of Science he is now the institution's vice president of Science. Michaux never considered remarriage; Cecile was the love of his life. Published records of plants are also entered into the NYMF database.


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Inthe English botanist Thomas Nuttall noticed the numerous differences and published the plant under a new genus in his book Genera of North American Plants. Related Articles. With all chances of a trip to the Pacific for Jefferson and the American Philosophical Society long lost, he gathered his meager resources and set out in the spring of on yet another journey into the frontier alone.

Sadly, he soon succumbed to a tropical fever. This is where the story grows. Flora boreali-americana book in the leaf were believed to help the blood vessels relax. Flora boreali-americana book first commercial nursery plants were sold by William Price in Catalogue of the flowering plants and ferns of Connecticut growing without cultivation.

Sixty blocks were randomly selected to serve as voucher blocks. According to Burr he went "to Michaux's, the botanist, who was many years in the United States, and has written a valuable little book of his travels.

This unique historic documentwhich is now on display at the American Philosophical Society in Philadelphia, was not only written by Jefferson, it also bears the signatures of the first four United States Presidents.

During his stay he wrote or contributed to more than a dozen scientific papers, several of which build on the seminal first collections of Lewis and Clark. Barton, W. However, a parallel may be drawn in the common use of observational data in bird studies.

This magnolia's deciduous leaves are two to three feet long and up to a foot wide; its fragrant flowers are up to a to a foot and a half in diameter and are usually marked with a striking purple blotch at the base of the petals.

Building on Lewis and Clark

Holmgren's The Illustrated Companion to Gleason and Cronquist's Manualthe standard texts for plant identification in the region today. The foremost French botanist of the Flora boreali-americana book, de Jussieu developed the first natural system of plant classification.

The project's purpose is to document all vascular plants that grow without cultivation in the metropolitan area. Garden and Lenhardt Library visitors get the chance to learn about gardening while purchasing a Flora boreali-americana book for a song. After two years he returned to France with a fine herbarium, and also introduced numerous Eastern plants into the botanical gardens of France.

The genera of North American plants 2 vols. Typically, ants with colonies in trees drop the seeds to the ground, but I suspect one ant missed his mark! Because, in addition to shipping American plants to France, Michaux also introduced new plants to America.

The instructions he gave to Lewis and Clark a decade later echo the contract he drew up for Michaux. Citellus franklinii, Citellus richardsonii, Dryas hookeriana and of course a number of drummondii, Astragalus drummondiiCirsium drummondii etc. New York: Stacy B. His two American gardens declined.

The enthusiastic words he recorded in his journal after the difficult climb to the summit of Grandfather Mountain in have been immortalized in a stirring speech by Charles Kuralt on the same mountain exactly two centuries later. Michaux never considered remarriage; Cecile was the love of his life.

Michaux, A. Britton, N. A checklist of the plants of New Jersey.Flora Boreali-Americana. From Wikispecies. Jump to navigation Jump to search.

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The average donation is $ If everyone chips in $5, we can keep our website independent, strong and ad-free. Right now, a generous supporter will match your donation 2 Pages: Dec 12,  · W. J. Hooker’s Flora Download pdf Americana () was based on findings of Franklin’s expedition, plus findings of Douglas and Menzies, however, the main contribution was made by Thomas Drummond.

He collected of course insects, birds and mammals as well. These specimens were later used in Richardson’s book Fauna Boreali Americana (–37).Forgotten Ebook of Illinois and the Chicago Region. Compiled by cassi saari and michael swierz.

The earliest botanists and explorers of the Chicagoland region beheld a landscape that was vastly different from today’s natural environment.