The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
Professor of Botany, Emeritus
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara,California 93106 USA
"For her distinguished service to the American community of plant biologists, and for the excellence of her pioneering research, both basic and applied, on plant structure and development, which has spanned more than six decades; for her superlative performance as an educator, in the classroom and through her books; for the encouragement and inspiration she has given to a legion of young, aspiring plant biologists; and for providing a special role model for women in science."
Presented by President Bush at a White House Ceremony on October 18, 1989.