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Andre Michaux in Florida

An Eighteenth Century Botanical Journey

by Walter Kingsley Taylor

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Published by University Press of Florida .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Botany & plant sciences,
  • Geographical discovery & exploration,
  • c 1700 to c 1800,
  • Florida,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Plant collecting,
  • Nature,
  • Michaux, Andre,,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • France,
  • History,
  • Life Sciences - Botany,
  • Scientists - General,
  • Michaux, Andre,
  • Biography,
  • Plant collectors,
  • Essays,
  • 1746-1802,
  • Botanists

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages246
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8021737M
    ISBN 100813024447
    ISBN 109780813024448

      André Michaux in Florida: An Eighteenth Century Botanical Journey $; Often described as the savior of the Everglades, Marjory Stoneman Douglas is best known for having been Florida's most passionate environmentalist, but she was first, foremost, and always a writer. As the author of fiction and nonfiction books, most notably The. Uttall, L.J. The type localities of the Flora boreali-americana of Andre Michaux. Rhodora Van Alstine, N.E. and A. Belden, Jr. An inventory for Rhus michauxii Sarg. (Michaux’s sumac) in the southern Piedmont of Virginia. Natural Heritage Technical Report

      About this time of year years ago, French botanist Andre Michaux was visiting in St. Augustine. King Louis XVI sent him to America in to look for trees to rebuild the forests of France. declared an Outstanding Florida Water by the State of Florida. In the realm of superlatives, Canaveral National Seashore is home to more Federally pro-tected species of plants and animals than any national park except Everglades, and it has the longest undeveloped stretch of oceanfront left along the east coast of Florida.

    About the Author Walter Kingsley Taylor, professor emeritus of biology at the University of Central Florida, is the author of Florida Wildflowers in Their Natural Communities and André Michaux in Florida, An Eighteenth-Century Botanical Journey.   Among the most impressive volumes were Mark Catesby’s Natural history of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands ( [i.e., ], with .


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