On this day in Lewis & Clark history...
The Expedition heads up the Missouri River a first light. Several parties explore the country on both sides of the river. At camp near present near Arrow Rock, Missouri, rains prevent them lighting their cooking fires.
From the journals...
June 8th Friday
the land Still further back becoms thin and open, with Black & rasp Berries, and Still further back the Plains Commence
Black raspberry, Rubus occidentalis
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