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In the summer of 1891, Per Axel Rydberg and his assistant, Julius Hjalmar Flodman, collected plants in western Nebraska for the United States Department of Agriculture. They collected many first-records for Nebraska as well as some that became type specimens of Rydberg’s and other botanists’ names. In the following autumn and winter, Rydberg made a detailed, typewritten, carbon copied 35-page Report and 37-page List of specimens from that trip; one carbon copy is in the Bessey Herbarium (NEB) at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. It is these documents that we present here, extensively annotated with our geographic clarifications, original and updated nomenclature, and citations of specimens in NEB and elsewhere.
ISBN 978-1-60962-086-8 ebook
botany, Panhandle, Bessey Herbarium, New York Botanical
Botany | Intellectual History | Life Sciences | Plant Sciences | United States History
Kaul, Robert B. and Sutherland, David M., "Per Axel Rydberg’s Botanical Collecting Trips to Western Nebraska in 1890 and 1891" (2016). Zea E-Books Collection. 40.