Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria
Born in Perth, WA, 1842; died in Perth, WA, 8 July 1911.
One of at least three children to Richard Wells (d.1846), first manager of the Western Australian Bank, and Susannah nee Fortesque.
Julia collected MEL specimens at 'Boxvale' near York, 1877, and at the Swan River, 1886.
She married Robert Harris and they had at least one daughter.
Julia continued to collect after her marriage, collecting at the Blackwood River, Boxvale, and King George Sound, (no dates)
In 1911, she died aged 68, after an operation at the Perth Public Hospital.
Source: extracted from: Maroske, Sara and Vaughan, Alison (2014) 'Ferdinand Mueller's female plant
collectors: a biographical register', Muelleria Vol.32 [consult for source references]