Lewis and Clark's Green World
The Expedition and Its Plants

by A. Scott Earle
and James L. Reveal

published by Farcountry Press

  • One of the United States' most prominent botanists, James L. Reveal has joined forces with retired surgeon and professor A. Scott Earle to follow the Corps of Discovery's trail, focusing on the plant specimens that Capt. Meriwether Lewis "collected for Mr. [Frederick] Pursh," President Jefferson, and other scientists of the early 19th century. Earle's and Reveal's seasonal color photographs illustrate complete botanical descriptions of each plant, which are accompanied by quotes from Lewis's journal, along with comments from scientists of his day and since.

256 pages, 8 1/2'' x 8 1/2'', 260 color photos, 22 illustrations, 9 map(s), index, 12 hardcovers per case, Smythe-sewn

ISBN 10: 1560372508
ISBN 13: 9781560372509


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Lewis and Clark's Green World
The Expedition and Its Plants

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A. Scott Earle align= A. Scott Earle attended Harvard College, with time out during World War II to serve in the Army's famed 10th Mountain Division. The Army's rugged training in the Colorado Rockies instilled in him a life-long love of mountains. He lived in Idaho where he spent his retirement years photographing and writing about mountain flora.
James L. Reveal align= James L. Reveal is the author of more than 350 scientific articles and books. His research interests range from floristics and monographic work to aspects of botanical nomenclature and the history of scientific explorations and discoveries in temperate North America. He lives in Colorado.

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