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William Darlington (1782–1863)

Darlington, William. An American botanist and author, born in Birmingham, PA, April 28, 1782; died in Westchester, PA, April 23, 1863. He published a descriptive catalogue of plants in Pennsylvania; ‘Flora Cestrica’ (1837 and 1853); ‘Mutual Influence of Habits and Disease’ (1804); ‘Agricultural Botany’ (1847); and in 1853 a genus of pitcher plant found in California was named in his honor, “Darlingtonia.”