Edwin Blake Payson

Edwin Blake Payson

Fellow: Awarded 1927
Field of Study: Organismic Biology & Ecology

Competition: US & Canada

University of Wyoming

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1926–27:

Payson, Edwin Blake: Appointed to continue evolutionary and taxonomic studies of flowering plants of the families Cruciferae and Ranunculaceae with special emphasis on the question of generic phylogenies; the genera Draba and Aquilegia are to be studied in detail, mainly at Kew Gardens, London, in consultation with Mr. J. Hutchinson; tenure, twelve months from September 1, 1927.

Born February 18, 1893, at Norwood, Colorado. Education: University of Wyoming, B.A., 1917; Teaching Fellow, Henry Shaw School of Botany, Washington University, 1917, 1919–21, M.A., 1920, Ph.D., 1921.

Instructor in Botany, A. E. F. University, Beaune, France, 1919; Associate Professor of Botany, University of Wyoming, 1921–25; Professor of Botany, 1926—, University of Wyoming.

Publications: Articles in American Journal of Botany, Botanical Gazette, Contributions from the U. S. National Herbarium, Annals of the Missouri Botanical Gardens, and the University of Wyoming Publications in Botany.


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