Henry Curtis Beardslee

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Henry Curtis Beardslee
Henry Beardslee.jpg
Beardslee around 1915
Born 28 September 1865
Died 1 Jan 1948
Painesville, Ohio
Nationality American
Fields mycologist
Alma mater Adelbert College of Western Reserve University
Author abbrev. (botany) Beardslee

Henry Curtis Beardslee (28 September 1865 – 1 January 1948) was an American mycologist. He published several works with William Chambers Coker, and did a lot of work in Florida with Gertrude Simmons Burlingham after they both retired there.

Beardslee graduated from Painesville High School, in Painesville, Ohio in 1883. He graduated from Western Reserve University in 1889. He was an instructor at Asheville School for boys.[1]

Beardslee's father, also named Henry Curtis Beardslee (1807–1884), was also a botanist.


This is an incomplete list of species in which Beardslee was the author, or co-author with Gertrude Simmons Burlingham (Burl.). The year of description and publication may follow an entry:

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  1. ^ "Henry C. Beardslee". Lake County Ohio GenWeb. Painesville High School Alumni Association. 2004 [1925]. Retrieved 2010-07-01. 
  2. ^ IPNI.  Beardslee.