Augustin Gattinger

…to describe Tennessee coneflower and provided location information for its occurrence.” (2) Plants named in Gattinger’s honor include Aster gattingeri Alexander, Solidago gattingeri Chapm. ex A. Gray, Dormanna gattingeri Kuntze,…

Elam T. Bartholomew

…Illinois. Bartholomew was interested in natural sciences and in 1873 began teaching school in a nearby district. In 1874 he moved to Kansas, homesteading on 160 acres in Boy Creek…

Katherine Augusta Taylor

…her interest in plants is not known. However, it is clear that she took collecting seriously, and it is clear that she corresponded with noted botanists of her day, including…

Paul Wilson Titman

…One of the requirements was that one take a general botany course in the education spread. I was happy to do so because of my lifelong interest in plants… I…

Stuck at Home, not Stuck Inside

…year! Did you know chickweed is edible? So are columbine flowers! Youngia japonica (oriental false hawksbeard) is in flower. The good news is this makes it easier to see and…

Elizabeth Kathleen Goldie-Smith

…Goldie-Smith, who usually signed her labels as “E.K.G.S.” Our fungal collection is being cataloged into the searchable on-line database, www.mycoportal.org As we continue to catalog our fungi it is probable…

Lisa Marie Giencke

…in the ecological restoration of San Clemente Island. San Clemente Island, the southernmost of the eight California Channel Islands. It lies 55 nautical miles (nm) south of Long Beach and…

Luther Stanford Beard

…Beard (1914- 1944 ; died in France) and Houston Wendell Beard (1917- 1943; died in Italy). Other siblings included Bradwell McCrackan Beard (1915-1990), Edith Pamela Beard (1917- 1960), Edna Ruth…