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It takes its name from Joel Roberts Poinsett, the first U.S. ambassador to Mexico in the 1800s. An amateur botanist, Poinsett took cuttings...
The Plain Dealer · Dec. 04, 2013
Poinsettias were so named in the United States in honor of Joel Roberts Poinsett (botanist, physician and the first U. S. Ambassador to Mexico).
Moultrie Observer · 37 hours ago
Buy this photo Related Galleries Poinsettias David Bare/Special Correspondent Winston-Salem Journal Joel Roberts Poinsett would never have guessed...
Winston-Salem Journal · Dec. 05, 2013
His name was Joel Roberts Poinsett. A hobby of Poinsetts was to wander the countryside looking for new plants.
Kearney Hub · Dec. 05, 2013
• Dec. 12 is Poinsettia Day, which marks the death of Joel Roberts Poinsett in 1851. • Paul Ecke is known as the father of the poinsettia...
Lawrence Journal-World · Dec. 05, 2013
... down fevers. The plant was introduced to the United States by our first ambassador to Mexico, Joel Roberts Poinsett, in 1825 and since its...
Peninsula Beacon · Dec. 05, 2013
The poinsettia was named for Joel Roberts Poinsett, the first United States Ambassador to the newly independent Republic of Mexico from 1825...
Mankato Free Press · Dec. 04, 2013
• Joel Roberts Poinsett, the first U.S. ambassador to Mexico, introduced his namesake plant to the U.S. in the 19th century.
Columbus Dispatch · Dec. 01, 2013
There you can learn all about this popular Christmas plant that was introduced to the United States by the botanist Joel Roberts Poinsett.
Syracuse Online · Nov. 26, 2013