]> Example of Name Published: Aster oblongifolius f. albaligulatus Magrath, Rhodora 73(794): 30. 1971. "born 28 March 1943 in Garnett, Kansas, and attended high school at Westphalia Rural High School in Coffey County, KS, where he was salutatorian. He earned his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees at Kansas State Teachers College (now Emporia State University). He received an undergraduate fellowship to Argonne National Laboratory in Illinois. Larry was awarded his Ph.D. in botany in 1973 at the University of Kansas; his dissertation was entitled “The Native Orchids of the Prairies and Plains Region of North America.” Orchids remained the primary focus of Larry’s research throughout his career. He developed the OCLA Herbarium to its current size (ca. 20,000 specimens) with noteworthy collections from southeastern Oklahoma and the Orchidaceae of the central and southeastern USA." (vide Amer. Soc. Pl. Tax. Newsl. 21(1): 4. Aug 2007; <http://www.inhs.uiuc.edu/~kenr/ASPT/newsletter21_1.pdf>). [author note: OCLA; North American Orchidaceae] [collector note: OCLA] Botany Magrath, Lawrence K. Magrath, Lawrence K. L. K. Magrath Magrath Lawrence K. "Larry" Magrath Lawrence K. Magrath 1943 2007