Nebraska Authors

Robert C. Lommasson

Born 1917-01-01

Longtime professor of botany at the University of Lincoln, on staff 1948-1987. His interests included sorghum, native Nebraska plants, and other topics including, especially, the ferns. Served as president of the American Fern Society and was a longtime editor of the American Fern Journal.

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Botany; Nebraska Wildflowers


AB and MA, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
PhD, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA


Botany Professor

Places Worked

University of Nebraska


American Fern Society


Nebraska Wild Flowers. 1973.

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