Frank Ellis Boynton

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Frank Ellis Boynton
Born (1859-07-10)July 10, 1859
Hyde Park, Vermont
Died December 10, 1942(1942-12-10) (aged 83)
Old Fort, North Carolina
Nationality American
Fields Botany
Institutions Biltmore Estate
Author abbrev. (botany) F.E.Boynton

Frank Ellis Boynton (July 10, 1859 – December 10, 1942) was a self-taught American botanist active in the Southeastern United States. He worked at Biltmore Estate with his brother, Charles Lawrence Boynton, and Chauncey Beadle. Boynton's dewberry, Rubus boyntonii was named in honor of Frank Ellis Boynton.[1]


  1. ^ W. W. Ashe in Journal of the Elisha Mitchell Scientific Society 19:9. 1903
  2. ^ IPNI.  F.E.Boynton.