Pursh, Frederick, 1774-1820

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Dates:
Birth 1774-02-04
Death 1820-07-11

Biographical notes:

Pursh studied horticulture in Dresden, Germany; participated in botanical explorations in the United States, 1805-1806; published a flora of North America (1813) while living in England; and returned to continue exploration in Canada.

From the description of Manuscript by Frederick Pursh, 1810-1811 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 177498952

Frederick Pursh was a botanist, horticulturist, and explorer.

From the description of Journal of a botanical excursion in the Northeastern parts of Pennsylvania and in the state of New York, 1807. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122523464

From the guide to the Journal of a botanical excursion in the Northeastern parts of Pennsylvania and in the state of New York, 1807, 1807, (American Philosophical Society)

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Subjects:

  • Natural history
  • Botany
  • Botany--Pennsylvania
  • Pennsylvania History
  • Botany--New York (State)
  • Travel
  • Colony and State Specific History

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Places:

  • West Indies (as recorded)
  • New York (State) (as recorded)
  • New York (as recorded)
  • Pennsylvania (as recorded)
  • Pennsylvania (as recorded)