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William Campbell Steere was an American botanist known as an expert on bryophytes , especially arctic and tropical American species.

Background

Steig, William was born on November 14, 1907 in New York City. Son of Joseph and Laura (Ebel) Steig.

Education

He earned his PhD from the University of Michigan in 1932, then taught botany at Michigan for 21 years, becoming chairman of the botany department.

Career

He then spent 8 years at Stanford University as professor and dean of the Graduate Division, before joining the New York Botanical Garden as director and then president. He is commemorated in the names of the plant genera Steereocolea, Steerea, Steereobryon, and Steerella. Additionally Mount Steere in Antarctica is named for him.

The standard author abbreviation Steere is used to indicate this individual as the author when citing a botanical name.

Works

book The Amazing Bone book Our Miserable Life book Absinthe & Flamethrowers: Projects and Ruminations on the Art of Living Dangerously book Where the Wild Things Are, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Doctor De Soto, & Owl Moon book The Glory and the Dream, a Narrative Hsitory of America 1932-1972 (volume 1) book Doctor De Soto Goes to Africa book Strutters and Fretters: Or the Inescapable Self book Doctor De Soto book Tiffky Doofky book The glory and the dream: a narrative history of America, 1932-1972 ( Vol. I ) book The Glory and the Dream Volume Two book Doctor De Soto book and CD storytime set (Paperback Book and CD Storytime Set) book Gorky Rises book Silvestre y la Piedrecita Magica = Sylvester and the Magic Pebble (Spanish Edition) book Amos & Boris book Amos & Boris (Hardback) - Common book The bad island book Roland, The Minstrel Pig book Amos y Boris (Spanish Edition) book Solomon, the Rusty Nail book An eye for elephants book Piano For The Small Fry Prep Book 1-B book The Glory and the Dream: A Narrative History of America, 1932-1972 book Caleb and Kate book Drawing Ideas: A Hand-Drawn Approach for Better Design book Gone Fishin\': Ruminations on Fly Fishing book Irene La Valiente \/ Brave Irene (Live Oak Readalong) (Spanish Edition) book Tiffky Doofky (Sunburst Book) book The Glory and the Dream  Vol 1 & 2 book [ Sylvester and the Magic Pebble [With CD (Audio)] BY Steig, William ( Author ) ] { Paperback } 2012 book [ Sylvester and the Magic Pebble [With CD (Audio)] Steig, William ( Author ) ] { Paperback } 2012 book [ Doctor de Soto Goes to Africa (Revised) Steig, William ( Author ) ] { Paperback } 1994 book Hueso Prodigioso (The Amazing Bone) (Spanish Edition) book SOLOMON THE RUSTY NAIL by William Steig (1988 Softcover Trumpet Club Special Edition) book Piano For The Small Fry Prep Book 1A Flashcards book [ Sylvester and the Magic Pebble Steig, William ( Author ) ] { Paperback } 1987 book Grown-Ups Get to Do All the Driving by William Steig [Carolrhoda Books, 2003] Library Binding [Library Binding] book The Real Thief by Steig, William [Square Fish, 2007] Paperback [Paperback] book Sylvester and the Magic Pebble by Steig, William [Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2005] Hardcover [Hardcover] book [ Brave Irene Storytime Set BY Steig, William ( Author ) ] { Paperback } 2013