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Edward Palmer

Plant List, 1880
South West Texas and New Mexico

Box AB

Folder 1: 'Palmer's Mexican Plants. Purchased in the market of Culican 1891"
- "Palmer's Colima Plants, 1897"
- "Dr. Edward Palmer's Mexican Compositae"
- "Plants collected in Mexico by Dr. Edward Palmer in 1897"
- printed sheet of location codes
- printed list of plants collected by Palmer south-west Chihuahua, Aug.-Nov., 1885.

Folder 2: Palmer's field notes on Acapulco plants, Oct. 1894-Jan. 1895

Folder 3: List of plants collected in S.W. Texas and N. Mexico, by Edward Palmer, 1880 -- for Dr. Gray
- lists of missing numbers
- D.C. Eaton's list of Palmer's Mexican ferns
- "Palmer's Tex - Mex Coll. 1880" -- notes in Gray's handwriting

Folder 4: Plants of Durango, Mexico

Folder 5: Plants of Florida

Folder 6: Plants of Guadalajara

Folder 7: Plants of Guaymas

Folder 8: Lists of specimen, "much of this book is in Asa Gray's Handwriting"


BOX AN Field notes, 1896. Notes written in pencil on large sheets of newsprint paper and grouped into sections with the following titles:

Folder 1: Mexico - Plants collected at Durango and vicinity April 1-8, 1896; dry season; 6207 feet above sea level; no. 1-30

Folder 2: State of Durango Mexico - Plants collected at Samtiago Paspasquiaro; 120 miles wast of north from the city of Durango; elevation about 6700 ft.; April 11-15, 1896; dry season; no. 31-53

Folder 3: Plants collected at Mina Tres Reyes (Three Kings Mine); 13 miles west from Santiago Papasquiaro, state of Durango, at an elevation of about 8200 ft.; April 16-19 inclusive, 1896; in the dry season; no. 54-89

Folder 4: Mexico - Plants collected at Durango and vicinity, June 1-24, 1896; during dry season; no. 125-300; contains also no. 90

Folder 5: Plants collected at Durango and Vicinity, July 1-25, 1896; in the rainy season; no. 301-391

Folder 6: Plants collected at Santiago Papasquiro, state of Durango, Mexico, Aug. 1-11, 1896; rainy season; no. 392-472; later added 967-973

Folder 7: Mexico. Plants collected at Durango and vicinity, August 14-31, 1896; rainy season; no. 473-556

Folder 8: Plants collected at Durango and vicinity, Sept. 1896; rainy season; no. 557-743

Folder 9: Plants collected at Durango and vicinity, Oct. 1-22, 1896; no. 744-770

Folder 10: Mexico. Plants collected at Dos Cajetes; 30 miles nearly west from Durango on the Road to Utinapa; 8500 ft. elevation among pines and oaks; end of rainy season; Nov. 3-5, 1896; no. 771-834; Later numbers added: 951-956 and still later added 961 and 962. The latter is a fern you will [find] numbered 862 which change to 962

Folder 11: Plants collected at Durango and vicinity; Nov. 8-10, 1896; end of rainy season; no. 835-873, also 880

Folder 12: Mexico. Plants collected at Durango and vicinity - having mixed dates, 1896; marked there in mo. 883-950; also added from 957 to 960 and from 963 to 966; also 966 1/2



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