Lewis and Clark Plant Information

 Lewis and Clark's Montana Plants  When Lewis and Clark were in Montana they collected an unknown number of vascular plant specimens.  Of all the specimens collected, 31 still exist and are housed in the Lewis and Clark Herbarium in Philadelphia. This page includes articles about these 31 special Montana plants generally, species specifically, and a list of sources for further study. These articles are all PDF format. An Adobe Acrobat reader can be downloaded at no cost from Adobe.

 Plants Collected in Montana During the Lewis and Clark Expedition and Housed in the Lewis and Clark Herbarium at the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia (pdf)

Lewis and Clark Plants Collected Elsewhere that Occur in Montana (pdf)

Lewis and Clark species specific series.  

Sources of information