Regional Botany Special Lecture
Welsh, S.L. .
Fremont and Beyond: Botanizing in the American West.
Dr. Welsh will discuss the colorful history of botanical collecting
in North America, especially the western United States. Presented
will be an outline of botanical exploration of North America 1819 to
present, including the fabled expeditions of Sir John Franklin and
Dr. (Sir) John Richardson in the American Arctic, John Charles
Fremont and his expeditions to the American West, and some more
modern characters such as Marcus Eugene Jones, and those who followed
him in pursuit of Astragalus, especially.
1 - Brigham Young University, Department of Botany and Range Science, Provo, Utah, 84602, USA
Presentation Type: Special
Location: Magpie (Cliff Lodge)
Date: Tuesday, August 3rd, 2004
Time: 3:00 PM