Botany- the scientific study of plant life (and a great opportunity to practice descriptive writing skills). With Lewis and Clark. No matter where explorers go, there usually are signs of life. For example, cactus is found in the desert, and palm trees are in the tropics.
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Lewis and Clark
No matter where explorers go, there usually are signs of life. For example, cactus is found in the desert, and palm trees are in the tropics.
The environment plays an important role in the species that are found in a particular region. Those plants have adapted to the conditions it faces. Lewis and Clark carefully recorded what they saw along the trail.
“I met with a singular plant today in bloom which I preserved a specimen; it grows on the steep side of fertile hills near this place.”
June 1, 1804
Botany was just one of the many things Lewis and Clark were sent to learn about while on the Corps of Discovery. However, because of their detailed journals, many previously unseen species of plants were introduced to Americans.
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