|Born||March 23, 1699, Darby, Pennsylvania Colony|
|Died||September 22, 1777, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Colony|
|Resting place||Darby Friends Cemetery, Darby, Pennsylvania|
In the eighteenth century, American botanists introduced"New World" species to European gardeners and botanists.
He was raised in a Quaker household and went on to become a farmer who was self-taught in medicine and therapeutic herbs.
He was chosen as a foreign member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in 1769.
He was married to Mary Maris from 1723 until her death in 1727, after which he married Ann Mendenhall. He has eleven children in total.
Botanist Carl Linnaeus labeled him the"greatest natural botanist in the world".
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