Merritt Lyndon FernaldMerritt Lyndon Fernald (October 5, 1873 – September 22, 1950) was an American botanist. He was a respected scholar of the taxonomy and phytogeography of the vascular plant flora of temperate eastern North America. During his career, Fernald published more than 850 scientific papers and wrote and edited the seventh and eighth editions of ''Gray's Manual of Botany''. Fernald coauthored the book ''Edible Wild Plants of Eastern North America'' in 1919-1920 with Alfred Kinsey, which was published in 1943. Provided by Wikipedia
Manual of botany; a handbook of the flowering plants and ferns of the central and northeastern United States and adjacent Canada.
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