Lewis: 'No Regular Botanist'
Bitterroot, Lewisia rediviva
Photo by Kris Townsend, © 2011.
"Altho no regular botanist &c. he possesses a remarkable store
of accurate observation on all the objects of the three kingdoms."
What made Meriwether Lewis such a remarkable botanist?
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