I enjoyed the book, the Brother Gardeners, by Andrea Wulf. Some great stories in there about Bartram and the early collectors.


On Dec 10, 2014, at 12:27 PM, Emily S. Damstra wrote:

Amy, this one is an amazing (true) story about a female botanist and explorer:
The Discovery of Jeanne Baret: A Story of Science, the High Seas, and the First Woman to Circumnavigate the Globe

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On Wed, Dec 10, 2014 at 12:21 PM, Amy J. Gagnon <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
A few years ago I read Kate Furbish and the Flora of Maine, which lead to reading Margaret Mee's Amazon, both were fascinating.  Mark Catesby was another interesting one.  I wondered if anyone has suggestions for books on other similar botanist explorers?  


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