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Thomas Harriet and John White were the earliest individuals to document the state's plethora of native flora but a series of other botanist followed to create a record of all varieties of plants. John Lawson, Mark Catesby, Arthur Dobbs, and Andre Michaux were all European visitors to the state who recorded details about plant species and sent specimens back to their native countries.
The reputed ride of Polly Slocumb to the Battle of Moore’s Creek Bridge in 1776 is a legend of North Carolina history. The lack of proof has prompted historians to doubt whether the event actually occurred.