PEIRSON, Frank Warrington

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PEIRSON, Frank Warrington (1865-1951), New York born avocational botanist who lived in southern California (Altadena) for much of his life. He and his half-sister, Mabel Burnham Peirson (1876-1966), collected plants together on Santa Cruz Island from March 25-March 29, 1934. F. W. Warrington authored Trees and Shrubs of the San Gabriel Range (1934). Peirson died in Los Angeles at age 85 on May 1, 1951. His field notes (1908-1938) are in the California Academy of Sciences.



Island Collections~
  • San Clemente Island (1923)
  • Santa Cruz Island March 24-29, 1934
RSA; JEPS; UCD; POM; SBBG



Island Collections~
ISLAND COLLECTOR INSTITUTION DATE NUMBER SPECIMEN
San Clemente Island F. W. Peirson RSA April 9, 1923 RSA-70137 Triteleia clementina Plants
San Clemente Island F. W. Peirson Jeps April 9, 1923 JEPS26403 Malacothamnus clementinus Plants
San Clemente Island F. W. Peirson RSA April 9, 1923 RSA-77203 Malacothamnus clementinus Plants