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Botanists are scientists dedicated to the study of plant life. Botanists work to understand plant life, growth, structure and classification. Botany is a branch of biology since plants are living organisms.

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Augustin Pyrame de Candolle

Candolle, Augustin Pyrame de (1778-1841) was an influential taxonomist and botanist.

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  • Augustin Pyrame de Candolle
    Augustin Pyrame de Candolle

    Candolle, Augustin Pyrame de (1778-1841) was an influential taxonomist and botanist. See more »

  • Douglas, David
    Douglas, David

    Douglas, David (1798-1834), a Scottish botanist. He made several scientific expeditions to the United States and discovered the fir tree named for him (about 1825). See more »

  • Jussieu, Antoine-Laurent de
    Jussieu, Antoine-Laurent de

    Jussieu, Antoine-Laurent de (1748-1836), a French botanist. One of a family of five distinguished botanists, Jussieu studied under his uncle, Bernard de Jussieu (1699-1777), whose work he incorporated into Genera Plantarum (1788-89), a treatise on plant classification. See more »

  • Torrey, John
    Torrey, John

    Torrey, John (1796-1873), a United States botanist and chemist. He described and classified hundreds of plants, including those collected by John C. See more »

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