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The Botanical Explorations of William Bartram in the Southeast
By David H. Rembert, Jr.
This article was presented at the Bartram Trail Conference Symposium in 1991. Dr. Rembert touches upon William Bartram’s most important plant discoveries and explains the reasons for his failure to receive credit for them.

Species List: plants, birds and other animals first described, collected or illustrated by William Bartram during his explorations of the Southeast.

 

   
Flame Azalea Fraser Magnolia Oakleaf Hydrangea

Flame Azalea
Rhododendron calendulaceum

Fraser Magnolia
Magnolia fraseri

Oakleaf Hydrangea
Hydrangea quercifolia

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Rocky Shoals Spider Lily Bottlebrush Buckeye Fevertree

Rocky Shoals Spider Lily
Hymenocallis coronaria

Bottlebrush Buckeye
Aesculus parviflora

Fevertree
Pinckneya pubens

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Florida Sandhill Crane Tarflower Gopher Tortoise

Florida Sandhill Crane
Grus canadensis pratensis

Tarflower
Befaria racemosa

Gopher Tortoise
Gopherus polyphaemus

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