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Botanical Anniversaries by Lucia C. Stanton, (April 1992), E332.2 .A5 1992A

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Identifier: id3979

Scope and Contents

Dr. Benjamin Smith Barton, professor of botany and natural history at University of Pennsylvania, and Samuel Latham Mitchill, physician-naturalist and Congressman, both lauded Jefferson for his passion for and contribution to the science of botany. Barton honored him by naming the twinleaf plant Jeffersonia dyphylla (in the Linnaean nomenclature, introduced in 1753, that Jefferson so admired).

Dates

  • E332.2 .A5 1992A

Extent

From the Collection: 74 Items

Repository Details

Part of the Thomas Jefferson Foundation Archives Repository

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