Flora of West Virginia

September 17, 1847: Lawrence Nuttall Born in Pennsylvania

Amateur botanist Lawrence Nuttall was born in Pennsylvania on September 17, 1857. In 1878, he moved to the New River Gorge town of Nuttallburg in Fayette…

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March 21, 1886: Botanist P.D. Strausbaugh Born

Botanist P. D. Strausbaugh was born on March 21, 1886. After becoming head of West Virginia University’s department of botany in 1923, his first challenge…

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