Rock field book no. 8035-9999
Joseph Francis Rock, field notes, 1920-1929
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Rock, Joseph F. (Joseph Francis), 1884-1962
The field book documents Joseph Rock's botanical collecting efforts in China from March 1923 to August 1923. The book is comprised of a list of floral specimens numbered 8035-9999. Entries typically include genus but not species. Particular attention is paid to Rhododendron specimens. Location is described by nearby place name and elevation in feet. Specimens are described by height and color. Unidentified specimens are described as monocot, dicot, or composite. The book is arranged chronologically by month.
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