Author:Frederick Traugott Pursh

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Frederick Traugott Pursh
(1774–1820)
German-American botanist whose name is commemorated in the genus Purshia (Bitterbush) and in species such as Rhamnus purshiana.

Standard botanical author abbreviation: Pursh

Clarkia pulchella
illustration by Frederick Pursh

Works[edit]

  • Flora americae septentrionalis; or, a Systematic Arrangement and Description of the Plants of North America (1814). [1]
Works by this author published before January 1, 1923 are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.