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Agrostis stolonifera L.

Biogeographical Region:
12 - Southwestern Europe  Search this
Collector:
L. Corbierre  Search this
Place:
Cherbourg., France, Europe
Collection Date:
26 Jul 1885
Common name:
creeping bent grass
creeping bentgrass
spreading bent grass
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Pooideae
Published Name:
Agrostis stolonifera L.
Barcode:
04025899
USNM Number:
843303
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/35c548aba-e5f7-43db-b301-720e187c84ec
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15866274

Agrostis capillaris L.

Biogeographical Region:
12 - Southwestern Europe  Search this
Collector:
L. Corbierre  Search this
Place:
Cherbourg., France, Europe
Collection Date:
11 Jul 1885
Common name:
Rhode Island bent grass
colonial bent grass
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Pooideae
Published Name:
Agrostis capillaris L.
Barcode:
04025513
USNM Number:
843342
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3024a5268-5a99-4bd4-a5c1-95c54ca93788
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15865949

Deschampsia setacea (Huds.) Hack.

Biogeographical Region:
12 - Southwestern Europe  Search this
Collector:
L. Corbière  Search this
Place:
Cherbourg., France, Europe
Collection Date:
24 Jun 1886
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Pooideae
Published Name:
Deschampsia setacea (Huds.) Hack.
Barcode:
04040549
USNM Number:
867769
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3921ff835-e5ed-4bc7-91f2-ae45e5232ea6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15815558

x Agropogon lutosus (Poir.) P. Fourn.

Biogeographical Region:
12 - Southwestern Europe  Search this
Collector:
L. Corbière  Search this
Place:
Lieux humides. Cherbourg., France, Europe
Collection Date:
31 Jul 1886
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Pooideae
Published Name:
x Agropogon lutosus (Poir.) P. Fourn.
Barcode:
04017775
USNM Number:
843494
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Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/369476178-566f-470e-8648-ed77fb1f6a6b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15800496

Phalaris minor Retz.

Biogeographical Region:
12 - Southwestern Europe  Search this
Collector:
L. Corbière  Search this
Place:
Champ sablouneux du littoral. Cherbourg., France, Europe
Collection Date:
22 Jul 1886
Common name:
littleseed canarygrass
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Pooideae
Published Name:
Phalaris minor Retz.
Barcode:
04013543
USNM Number:
999061
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/30e256ea6-0317-4c7c-b027-937a4cc193c6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15791653

Lagurus ovatus L.

Biogeographical Region:
12 - Southwestern Europe  Search this
Collector:
Auguste F. Le Jolis  Search this
Place:
Sables maritimes à Tourlaville, à 4 kilom. à l'Est de Cherbourg., France, Europe
Collection Date:
25 Jun 1859 to 17 Jul 1859
Common name:
harestail grass
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Pooideae
Published Name:
Lagurus ovatus L.
Barcode:
04010445
USNM Number:
1160398
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3b6b8b5a1-16b7-4da1-be2d-c9b7565f1985
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15790479

Lagurus ovatus L.

Biogeographical Region:
12 - Southwestern Europe  Search this
Collector:
ex herb. George Curling Joad  Search this
Place:
Cherbourg., France, Europe
Collection Date:
Jan 1868
Common name:
harestail grass
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Pooideae
Published Name:
Lagurus ovatus L.
Barcode:
04010446
USNM Number:
135175
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3459b02fc-8daf-4802-827d-11d25159c22f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15790480

Hordeum marinum subsp. gussoneanum (Parl.) Thell.

Biogeographical Region:
12 - Southwestern Europe  Search this
Collector:
A. B.  Search this
Place:
Manche, Cherbourg., France, Europe
Collection Date:
21 Jul 1853
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Pooideae
Published Name:
Hordeum marinum subsp. gussoneanum (Parl.) Thell.
Barcode:
03453856
USNM Number:
153546
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/33a92d0f2-e18a-4e6d-96d8-b1f23edf7d27
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15986046

Hordeum secalinum Schreb.

Biogeographical Region:
12 - Southwestern Europe  Search this
Collector:
L. Corbière  Search this
Place:
In pratis. Cherbourg., France, Europe
Collection Date:
1 Jul 1886
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Pooideae
Published Name:
Hordeum secalinum Schreb.
Barcode:
03454048
USNM Number:
1019174
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/32659ae74-55d0-4934-b894-0e320c0aad21
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15979463

Alopecurus myosuroides Huds.

Biogeographical Region:
12 - Southwestern Europe  Search this
Collector:
L. Corbière  Search this
Place:
Cherbourg., France, Europe
Collection Date:
6 Jun 1887
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Pooideae
Published Name:
Alopecurus myosuroides Huds.
Barcode:
04079664
USNM Number:
996986
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Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/36c4734ef-da06-4815-a770-739e9d09d032
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15976445

Milium effusum L.

Biogeographical Region:
12 - Southwestern Europe  Search this
Collector:
L. Corbière  Search this
Place:
Bois couvert - Cherbourg., France, Europe
Collection Date:
28 Jun 1885
Common name:
American milletgrass
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Pooideae
Published Name:
Milium effusum L.
Barcode:
04075220
USNM Number:
994196
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/32de3270c-907e-4f2a-a998-4d3ea76e7e37
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15963558

Milium effusum L.

Biogeographical Region:
12 - Southwestern Europe  Search this
Collector:
L. Corbière  Search this
Place:
Cherbourg., France, Europe
Collection Date:
Jun 1883
Common name:
American milletgrass
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Pooideae
Published Name:
Milium effusum L.
Barcode:
04075206
USNM Number:
994197
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Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3f8cd8371-bb31-4fb6-84f5-498a4009950f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15962824

Poa trivialis L.

Biogeographical Region:
12 - Southwestern Europe  Search this
Collector:
L. Corbière  Search this
Place:
Cherbourg., France, Europe
Collection Date:
14 Jun 1886
Common name:
rough blue grass
rough bluegrass
rough-stemmed blue grass
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Pooideae
Published Name:
Poa trivialis L.
Barcode:
04072844
USNM Number:
947501
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/344924a62-af73-474c-bd7b-083d78ba1b17
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15909761

Poa pratensis L.

Biogeographical Region:
12 - Southwestern Europe  Search this
Collector:
L. Corbière  Search this
Place:
Cherbourg., France, Europe
Collection Date:
10 Jun 1886
Common name:
June grass
Kentucky blue grass
Kentucky bluegrass
spear grass
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Pooideae
Published Name:
Poa pratensis L.
Barcode:
04072685
USNM Number:
947425
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3e0cf746c-5010-4a97-85a8-7555c7b26198
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15909587

Poa pratensis L.

Biogeographical Region:
12 - Southwestern Europe  Search this
Collector:
L. Corbière  Search this
Place:
Cherbourg., France, Europe
Collection Date:
6 Jun 1886
Common name:
June grass
Kentucky blue grass
Kentucky bluegrass
spear grass
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Pooideae
Published Name:
Poa pratensis L.
Barcode:
04072686
USNM Number:
947424
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3a40e496c-6ef8-42ec-b82b-b5a88cca497a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15909590

Poa bulbosa var. vivipara (Koeler) Arcang.

Biogeographical Region:
12 - Southwestern Europe  Search this
Collector:
L. Corbière  Search this
Place:
Cherbourg., France, Europe
Collection Date:
6 May 1886
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Pooideae
Published Name:
Poa bulbosa var. vivipara (Koeler) Arcang.
Barcode:
04072015
USNM Number:
947129
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/35f15d6dd-62e9-4974-bcdb-94b424fe7203
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15892576

Louis S. Nixdorff 1928 Olympic Games Collection

Topic:
S.S. President Roosevelt (ship)
Creator:
Nixdorff, Louis S., 1906-1992 (Olympic athlete)  Search this
Names:
Baltimore Sun  Search this
Johns Hopkins University  Search this
Olympic Games (9th : 1928 : Amsterdam, Netherlands)  Search this
Properties Incorporated  Search this
Anderson, Harry  Search this
Biddison, Tom  Search this
Eagan, James  Search this
Fairinholt, Larkin  Search this
Hamm, Ed  Search this
Helfrich, George  Search this
Kegan, Bill  Search this
Lang, John  Search this
Logan, William  Search this
MacArthur, Douglas, 1880-1964  Search this
Mallonee, C. Gardner  Search this
McKim, Josephine  Search this
Meany, Helen  Search this
Merrill, Vale  Search this
Nice, Deely  Search this
Owens, Helen  Search this
Ray, Joie  Search this
Robinson, Elizabeth (Babe)  Search this
Schwarz, Bill  Search this
Weismuller, Johnny  Search this
Wingate, W. Wilson  Search this
Extent:
1 Cubic foot (3 boxes )
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Diaries
Photographs
Postcards
Clippings
Place:
Thousand Islands
Mohawk Trail
Europe -- description and travel -- 1910-1950
Chesapeake Bay
Virginia Beach
St. Lawrence River
Amsterdam (Netherlands)
Cherbourg (France)
Switzerland
Marken (Holland)
Scheueningue (Holland)
Fontainebleau (France)
Volendam (Holland)
New York (N.Y.)
Québec (Québec)
Paris (France)
Reims (France)
Date:
1926 - 1987
Summary:
The collection documents Louis S. Nixdorff's participation in the 1928 Olympic Games in Amsterdam. He was a member of the University lacrosse team that represented the United States.
Scope and Contents:
This collection contains an oversize scrapbook of newspaper clippings, loose clippings from a Baltimore newspaper Sunday supplements, a diary recorded by Nixdorff, and an album of photographs that Nixdorff took on the Amsterdam visit and several other trips.

The newspaper clippings in an oversize scrapbook follow the fortunes of the Johns Hopkins University lacrosse team, national champions for 1926 and 1927, through its 1928 season, a post-season series, the playoffs to represent the United States at the Olympic Games in the summer of 1928, and the Olympic lacrosse games in Amsterdam. Newspaper clippings years later reminisce about the 1928 lacrosse team at the Olympic games in Amsterdam.

The newspaper clippings recounting various games are seldom identified and most of the articles are not dated. Some are from the Baltimore Post, later taken over by the News and were written by Yale Merrill. Others are from the Sunpapers, morning and evening. Some carry an Associated Press identification. Many of the accounts of the 1928 intercollegiate season prior to the Olympic Games were written by W. Wilson Wingate. Some of the news clippings are incomplete.

The trip of the 268 Olympic athletes to Amsterdam on the S.S. President Roosevelt is described graphically by Louis S. Nixdorff in his diary. The diary transcript included later in this Register has been transcribed exactly as written by the author, regardless of omissions of obvious words or occasional misspellings. The diary entries relating to the voyage clearly depict the boredom of the long voyage for young athletes eager to get to Amsterdam and compete in the Olympics. Training was continued during the trip insofar as it was possible on shipboard. Training and meals represented welcome relief from the monotony of the journey.

The diary is written in a clear hand in a soft-cover, lined notebook. Nixdorff presumably purchased it specifically to put his thoughts and observations down on this exciting and, to him, historic trip. The diary covers the period from the departure of the lacrosse team from the Baltimore and Ohio railroad station in Baltimore for New York on July 10, 1928, to the departure from Cherbourg for home on August 15, 1928. It includes Mr. Nixdorff's accounts of shipboard life, the game against the Canadians that the Americans won and their loss to the English team on the following day. England's subsequent loss to Canada meant that each team had a win and a loss. No team was declared a victor. The diary also covers a one-week stay in Paris, including a trip to the nearby World War I battlefields.

The collection contains snapshots that Nixdorff took on the S.S. President Roosevelt en route to Amsterdam, and images of Olympic events and of sightseeing in and around Amsterdam and Paris. These photographs mounted in an album portray an individual's effort to document his travels in a meaningful way.

Other material in the collection includes copies of three reminiscent articles published in the Baltimore Sun magazine section on April 5, 1951, June 26, 1955, and April 23, 1978; photogravure pictures of a Hopkins University of Virginia game and a Hopkins-University of Maryland game without attribution or date; Mr. Nixdorff's visa for France; Gen. Douglas MacArthur's report on the ninth Olympiad to the president of the United States; the official program for August 5, 1928; the passenger list for the S.S. President Roosevelt's return to New York; a cloth Olympic blazer patch; and two cloth lacrosse numbers.

This collection represents a contribution to both sports history and the history of the Olympics. The collection complements several Archives Center photographic collections, emphasizing international travel and touring by an American between the two World Wars.
Arrangement:
The collection is divided into five series.

Series 1: Correspondence, 1926-1987

Series 2: Diary, 1928

Series 3: Photographs, 1928

Series 4: Newspaper clippings/Scrapbook, 1928, 1951, 1955, 1978

Series 5: Programs, Awards, Invitations, 1928
Biographical / Historical:
Louis S. Nixdorff (October 1, 1906-January 23, 1992), a native Baltimorean, spent his life there. He graduated from the Polytechnic Institute in 1924 and from the Johns Hopkins University in 1928 with a degree in business administration. While attending Johns Hopkins he was a member of the University lacrosse team that represented the United States at the 1928 Olympic Games in Amsterdam. He later became a real estate executive and president of Properties Incorporated in Baltimore. Mr. Nixdorff continued to make real estate appraisals and to manage properties after retirement. He belonged to the Johns Hopkins Club, the Baltimore City Real Estate Brokers Round Table and the Maryland Historical Society. He also was an enthusiastic golfer.

The tremendous interest and excitement generated by lacrosse in Baltimore in 1928 is clear from the press coverage of intercollegiate lacrosse for that year. Stories on important games began at least a day before the event, continued during the day of the game in morning and evening papers and lasted for at least a day afterward.

The process that culminated in the selection of the Johns Hopkins University team to represent the United States in the Olympic games in Amsterdam was a formal one. The lacrosse ladder selected by the Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association to place before the Olympic Committee included ten teams. Of these, six were chosen by the Olympic Lacrosse Committee for national playoffs: the Mount Washington Club, Army, Navy, the University of Maryland, Rutgers and the Johns Hopkins University. In the playoffs the University of Maryland defeated Rutgers 7-2 and Navy 6-2. Hopkins defeated Mt. Washington 6-4 and Army 4-2. In ever-mounting excitement, Hopkins on June 23, 1928, overwhelmed Maryland 6-3. The executive committee of the American Olympics Commission formally ratified this selection of the Johns Hopkins University lacrosse team to represent the United States at the 1928 Olympics. Four members of that team are in the Lacrosse Hall of Fame: C. Gardner Mallonee, John Lang, Tom Biddison, and Bill Logan.
Related Materials:
Materials in the Archives Center, National Museum of American History

George W. Sims Collection (AC0127)

Clyde W. Stauffer Photographic Album (AC0139)

Donald Sultner-Welles Collection (AC0145)
Separated Materials:
An Olympic blazer patch and two lacrosse numbers are in the Division of Community Life. See accession
Provenance:
The collection was donated to the Archives Center by Mrs. Anne Byrd Nixdorff, January 1992.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Photographers (amateur)  Search this
Olympics  Search this
Sailing  Search this
Travel photography -- 1910-1950  Search this
Travel  Search this
Sports  Search this
Genre/Form:
Diaries -- 20th century
Photographs -- 20th century
Postcards
Clippings
Citation:
Louis S. Nixdorff 1928 Olympic Games Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0443
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Louis S. Nixdorff 1928 Olympic Games Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0443
Online Media:

Trip: Europe, 1953 - II

Collection Creator:
Bergman, Harry M.  Search this
Kahn family  Search this
Kahn, Kimberly  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents note:
Descriptive Summary: 800f, 16mm, color, silent, two of four original reels of amateur shot film of a trip across the Atlantic, 1953

Camera Operator(s):

Person(s)/Performer(s) Pictured:

1. Reel 3 of 4, Paris to NYC, Parisian scenes, croquet match, Les Invalides, Lycee, Louis Le Grand, a shot of a poster "Ethel et Julius Rosenberg Que Les Assassins, Soient Maudits A Jamais" [trans: "Ethel and Julius Rosenberg, let the assassins be cursed/condemned forever."] a young boy throws mud on the poster, Thomas Cook & Son, Bastille Day parade, French countryside, 700f

2. Reel 4 of 4, return from Europe on the SS America, Cherbourg, France, shipyard, docks, cargo for US Lines, NYC harbor & skyline, slow motion tennis shots at end, 100f
Collection Restrictions:
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment. Researchers may use videotape reference copies only.
Collection Rights:
The National Museum of American History may not authorize publication, reproduction, or distribution by a commercial, for-profit publisher, distributor, media producer, or film maker without the express permission of the Donors.

The term of the requirement for written authorization prior to third party, for-profit, commercial use will last 50 (fifty) years unless agreed to in writing by both the National Museum of American History and the Donors.
Collection Citation:
Kahn Family Film Collection, 1920s-1930s, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Kahn Family Film Collection
Kahn Family Film Collection / Series 3: Travel/Leisure
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0722-ref157

Photograph of Fokker F.VIIB-3m "Friendship" Crew

Extent:
0.05 Cubic Feet (1 photograph)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Date:
1928
Summary:
This collection consists of one 10 x 8 inch brown-toned photograph showing the Fokker F.VIIB-3m "Friendship" crew aboard the SS President Roosevelt.
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of one 10 x 8 inch brown-toned photograph showing the Fokker F.VIIB-3m "Friendship" crew aboard the SS President Roosevelt at Cherbourg, France where local dignitaries boarded the ship while it was at port there to congratulate them. Shown in the photograph are Amelia Earhart, Wilmer Stultz, and Louis Gordon along with S. H. Wiley, American Consul at Cherbourg; Camille Théodore Quoniam, President of the Cherbourg Chamber of Commerce; Jules Lebrette-Villois, mayor of Cherbourg; and Harry Manning, Captain of the SS President Roosevelt.
Arrangement:
This collection is in original order.
Biographical / Historical:
Amelia Earhart became the first woman to cross the Atlantic Ocean by airplane (as a passenger) in June 1928. She flew in the Fokker F.VIIB-3m "Friendship" with pilot Wilmer Stultz and copilot/mechanic Louis Gordon from Newfoundland, Canada to Wales on a flight that took 20 hours and 40 minutes. The flight brought Earhart international attention and the opportunity to earn a living in aviation. After the flight, the crew traveled to Southampton, England and then returned to New York on the SS President Roosevelt.
Provenance:
Jeff Ballard, Gift, 2018, NASM.2018.0028.
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Women air pilots  Search this
Air pilots  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographic prints
Citation:
Photograph of Fokker F.VIIB-3m "Friendship" Crew, NASM.2018.0028, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.2018.0028
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2018-0028
Online Media:

Bromus rigidus Roth

Biogeographical Region:
12 - Southwestern Europe  Search this
Collector:
L. Corbière  Search this
Place:
Champs du littoral. Cherbourg., France, Europe
Collection Date:
14 Jun 1886
Common name:
ripgut brome
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Pooideae
Published Name:
Bromus rigidus Roth
Barcode:
04088277
USNM Number:
1015048
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Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3e0da2ae6-e404-4fd4-b26f-5b1749096a64
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15973403

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