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Lewis & Clark as Naturalists
The Collection: Locality Information Lewis and Clark as Naturalists
Locality Name:
Travelers' Rest
Missoula County , Montana

 


Species Encountered:
icon-1 Zenaida macroura
Mourning Dove
July 1, 1806
icon-4 Orthocarpus tenuifolius (Pursh) Benth.
thinleaved owl's-clover
July 1, 1806

An image of the specimen in the Lewis and Clark herbarium. . . .
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icon-4 Trifolium microcephalum Pursh
smallheaded clover
July 1, 1806

An image of the specimen in the Lewis and Clark herbarium. . . .
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icon-4 Populus balsamifera L. ssp. trichocarpa
black cottonwood
July 2, 1806

An image of the specimen in the Lewis and Clark herbarium. . . .
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icon-4 Sedum stenopetalum Pursh
wormleaf stonecrop
July 2, 1806

An image of the specimen in the Lewis and Clark herbarium. . . .
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icon-4 Oxytropis besseyi (Rydb.) Blank.
Bessey's locoweed
July 2, 1806

While the location is generally given as "Travelers' Rest," Bessey's locoweed was likely collected from one or two locations, along the Clark Fork of ...  more>>

icon-4 Lewisia rediviva Pursh
bitter root
July 2, 1806

This plant was not only a new species, but it has also been recognized as a new genus, named in honor of Captain Lewis.
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