Cyrus Guernsey Pringle
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Cyrus Guernsey Pringle

Pringle was an American botanist who spent his career cataloguing the plants of North America. In 1880, he was named as botanical collector for the American Museum of Natural History. As an agent for the U.S. Census Bureau, he explored the forests of New York, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and New England to collect data for the 1884 Census Office's publication titled, Report on the Forests of North America.