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The Collection: Locality Information Lewis and Clark as Naturalists
Locality Name:
Walla Walla River
Walla Walla County , Washington

Species Encountered:
icon-4 Crataegus douglasii Lindl.
black hawthorn
April 29, 1806
At the mouth of the Walla Walla river

An image of the specimen in the Lewis and Clark herbarium. . . .
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icon-4 Lomatium cous (S.Wats.) Coult. & Rose
cous biscuitroot
April 29, 1806
At the mouth of the Walla Walla river

An image of the specimen in the Lewis and Clark herbarium. . . .
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icon-2 Ptychocheilus oregonensis Richardson
northern pikeminnow, northern squawfish
April 29, 1806
At the mouth of the Walla Walla river
icon-4 Betula occidentalis Hook.
water birch
April 30, 1806
icon-4 Heracleum maximum Bartr.
common cowparsnip
May 2, 1806

This plant was not collected by Lewis and Clark, but is mentioned by them as a root eaten by the natives, although not without risk since the outer skin is ...  more>>



 
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