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Blankinship was a botanist at Montana State College (University) at Bozeman from 1898-1905. He collected plants around the State and published papers dealing with Montana plants. His 1905 paper is an excellent summary of botanical investigations in Montana during the 19th Century.
Blankinship, J.W. Weeds of Montana. Mont. Agr. Exp. Sta. Bull. 30 1-70. Blankinship, J.W. 1902-1904. Report of the botanist. Bull Mont. Agr. Exp. Sta. 32:38-44, Ann. Rep. Mont. Exp. Sta. 9:68-79, and 10:64-68. Blankinship, J.W. 1905. A century of botanical exploration in Montana. Montana Agricultural College Scientific Studies 1:3-31. Blankinship, J.W. 1905. Supplement to the flora of Montana. Montana Agricultural College Scientific Studies 1:33-109.