George Bishop Sudworth

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George Bishop Sudworth (1864-1927) was an American botanist. At the time of his death, he was the Chief Dendrologist of the United States Forest Service.

During his life, Sudworth published several books, but his most famous is A Check List of the Forest Trees of the United States.[1]

Sudworth discovered many new species and varieties of North American trees.

Sudworth was a founder of the Society of American Foresters, and was also a member of the Washington Academy of Sciences, the Biological and Botanical Societies of Washington, and an honorary member of the Finnish forestry association, Finska Forstsamfundet.


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