Charles Leo Hitchcock

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Charles Leo Hitchcock
Born April 23, 1902
Died February 3, 1986(1986-02-03) (aged 83)
Seattle, Washington
Nationality American
Scientific career
Fields Botany

Charles Leo Hitchcock (April 23, 1902 – February 3, 1986) was an American botanist.[1] He discovered 20 species of plants[2] and his works have been cited thousands of times.[3]

Selected works[edit]

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  • A Monographic Study of the Genus Lycium of the Western Hemisphere (1932)
  • A Key to the Grasses of Montana Based upon Vegetative Characters (1936)
  • The Tofieldia Glutinosa Complex of Western North America (1944)
  • A Revision of the North American Species of Lathyrus (1952)
  • A Checklist of Vascular Plants of West-Central Washington (1969)
  • Key to the Grasses of the Pacific Northwest Based upon Vegetative Characters (1969)
  • Flora of the Pacific Northwest with Arthur Cronquist (1973)


  1. ^ Database (n.d.). "Index of Botanists". Harvard University Herbaria. Retrieved February 4, 2012. 
  2. ^ Database (n.d.). "Index of Botanical Specimens". Harvard University Herbaria. Retrieved February 4, 2012. 
  3. ^ Search engine (n.d.). "Charles Leo Hitchcock". Google Scholar search. Retrieved February 4, 2012. 
  4. ^ IPNI.  C.L.Hitchc. 

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