The Flora of Greenland

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    IN 1891 Dr. William H. Burk accompanied, as botanist, the party which escorted Lieut. Peary to his winter quarters in McCormick Bay. A number of plants were collected and taken to America, but they had barely been determined before an expedition was organised to search for Lieut. Peary, and Mr. William G. Meehan was appointed botanist to it. This was just a year ago. Mr. Meehan was also fortunate enough to obtain specimens, and a catalogue of the plants collected in both cases was communicated to the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia on April II. Some idea as to the character of the catalogue will be obtained from the following introduction to it:—

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    The Flora of Greenland. Nature 48, 186–187 (1893) doi:10.1038/048186b0

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