Author:John Merle Coulter

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John Merle Coulter
(1851–1928)
An American botanist, founder of the Botanical Gazette.
John Merle Coulter

Work[edit]

Editorial Positions[edit]

  • Editor, Botanical Gazette, from its foundation, 1875-.
  • Botanical Editor, Proceedings of the National Academy, 1915-.
  • Botanical Editor, New International Encyclopedia, 1913-.
  • Joint Editor of Heredity and Eugenics. Chicago: University Press, 1912.
  • On Editorial Committee of the "University of Chicago Science Series," 1914-.

Book Publications[edit]

  • Synopsis of the Flora of Colorado (with Thomas Porter and Ferdinand Vandeveer Hayden), 1874. external link
  • Handbook of plant dissection. With by Joseph Charles Arthur, 1850-1942; Charles Reid Barnes, 1858-1910 (1886) external link
  • Revision of North American Umbelliferae. With Joseph Nelson Rose, 1862-1928, (1888) external link
  • Manual of Rocky Mountain Botany, 1888, revised, 1909. external link
  • Botany of western Texas. A manual of the phanerograms and pteriodophytes of western Texas, 1891. external link
  • Manual of Texan Botany, 1892-1893.
  • Plant Relations, 1899, third revision, 1910. external link
  • Plant Structures, 1899, second edition, 1904. external link
  • An analytical key to some of the common, wild and cultivated species of flowering plants, 1900 external link
  • Morphology of Spermatophytes, 1901. external link
  • Plant Studies, 1900, second revision 1904. external link
  • Morphology of Angiosperms, (with C. J. Chamberlain), 1903.
  • A Textbook of Botany, 1906. external link
  • Practical nature study and elementary agriculture; a manual for the use of teachers and normal students, 1909. external link
  • New manual of botany of the Central Rocky Mountains, 1909 external link
  • A Text-Book of Botany for Colleges and Universities, two volumes, 1910-1911. vol 1, vol 2
  • Morphology of Gymnosperms (with C. J. Chamberlain), 1910. external link
  • Practical science, (short work) 1913 external link
  • Plants in General, 1913.
  • Plants in Cultivation, 1913.
  • Elementary Studies in Botany, 1913 external link
  • Fundamentals of Plant-Breeding, 1914. external link
  • The Evolution of Sex in Plants, 1914. external link
  • Evolution, Heredity, and Eugenics. "School Science Series," No. 5, 1916. external link
  • Plant genetics, 1918 external link
  • Nature and Development of Plants, 1918 external link

Journal articles[edit]

  • "Pollen-spores of Tradescantia Virginica" (with J. N. Rose), Botanical Gazette, Vol. 11 (1886).
  • "The Embryogeny of Zamia" (with C. J. Chamberlain), Botanical Gazette, Vol. 35 (1903).
  • "Regeneration of Zamia" (with C. J. Chamberlain), Botanical Gazette, Vol. 38 (1904).
  • "Botany as a Factor in Education", School Review, Vol. 12 (1904).
  • "The Contribution of Germany to Higher Education," University Record, Vol. 13 (1904).
  • "Development of Morphological Conceptions," Science, Vol. 20 (1904).
  • "The Influence of a Teacher's Research Work upon His Teaching of Biology in Secondary Schools," Science and Mathematics, Vol. 5 (1905).
  • "Gametophytes and Embryo of Torreya" (with W. J. G. Land), Botanical Gazette, Vol. 39 (1905).
  • "Principles of Nature Study," Nature-Study Review, Vol. 1 (1905).
  • "Public Interest in Research," Popular Science Monthly, Vol. 67 (1905).
  • "Charles Darwin," Chautauquan, Vol. 45 (1906).
  • "The Scientific Spirit," Educational Bi-Monthly, Vol. 1 (1907).

Articles for The New International Encyclopædia[edit]

Articles in Popular Science Monthly[edit]

Articles for The New Student's Reference Work[edit]


Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1923.


The author died in 1928, so works by this author are also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 80 years or less. Works by this author may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.