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Hardy Bryan Croom (1797-1837), Pioneer Botanist of North Carolina and the Southeast


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Troyer discusses the life and botanical contributions of Hardy Croom, who was born in Lenoir County and conducted his botanical work in the Southeastern United States. Croom, his wife, and three children perished in the wreck of the steamboat HOME, which was caught in a hurricane October 7, 1837, and wrecked near Ocracoke.
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5824