Sidney Fay Blake

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Sidney Fay Blake
Born 1892
Stoughton, Massachusetts
Died 1959
Residence USA
Nationality American
Alma mater Harvard University
Scientific career
Institutions United States Department of Agriculture
Author abbrev. (botany) S.F.Blake

Sidney Fay Blake (1892–1959) was an American botanist.


Blake was born in 1892 in Stoughton, Massachusetts. In 1912, he received a bachelor's degree from Harvard University, a master's degree in 1913, and a Ph.D. in botany in 1917. The same year he received his Ph.D., he started his botanical career at the Bureau of Plant Industry for the United States Department of Agriculture, and worked there till he died in 1959. Blake published only one work in 2 volumes, Flora of the World, the second volume of which was published after his death.[1]


  1. ^ "Biography". Smithsonian Institution Archives. Retrieved April 20, 2012. 
  2. ^ IPNI.  S.F.Blake.