Employed for most of his life as a weeds officer in the Department of Agriculture,
based mainly on Eyre Peninsula, South Australia, he assembled a personal herbarium
of over 10,000 specimens, which are lodged at Adelaide (AD), with duplicates
in a number of other institutions.
Extracted from: A.E.Orchard (1999) A History of Systematic Botany in Australia, in Flora of Australia Vol.1, 2nd ed. ABRS. [consult for source references]; Reference: Hall, 1993.