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Roxana S. Ferris

Born: Apr 13, 1895

Death: Jun 30, 1978

Birthplace: Sycamore, California

Nationality: United States

Roxana S. Ferris

Date of Birth : Apr 13, 1895
Date of Death : Jun 30, 1978
Birth Place : Sycamore, California

Roxana Judkins Stinchfield Ferris was an U.S. botanist. She was born in Sycamore, California, to Moses and Annie Stinchfield. She was named after her grandmother, Roxany Judkins. In 1916, Stinchfield Ferris earned a Master of Arts in Botany at Stanford University, and afterwards she joined the staff of the Dudley Herbarium at Stanford, collecting thousands of botanical specimens for the research collection there. She specialized in collecting Phanerogams, and the botany of California and Mexico. Stinchfield Ferris retired from the Dudley Herbarium in 1963, and died in Palo Alto in 1978.

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  • Roxana Judkins Stinchfield Ferris
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