Gray's manual of botany

Untitled Document - Kansas Wildflowers and Grasses

He became a professor of botany at Harvard in 1842.

Carex grayi - Plant Finder - Missouri Botanical Garden

His donation of books and plants to the University essentially created the Botany Department there.

Untitled Document - Kansas Wildflowers and Grasses

Asa Gray - United States History

Gray and Darwin met at Kew in London, most likely introduced by Joseph Dalton Hooker. Darwin wanted to know about the distribution of plants in the United States in order to help him in formulating his theories of evolution.

The Manual Committee - Flora of New Jersey Project

Asa Gray Born: November 18, 1810, Sauquoit, New York Died: January 30, 1888 Career: Perhaps the most important botanist of the 19th centrury, he was responsible for unifying the taxonomy of American botany.


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