Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium

  Carex emoryi Dewey ex Torr. image
Photographer: Paul L. Redfearn, Jr.           

Linda W. Curtis

Linda W. Curtis
Family Cyperaceae
Carex emoryi Dewey ex Torr.
Emory's sedge
Carex: the classical Latin name
emoryi: after Maj. William Hemsley Emory (1811-1887), Army officer and Director of the Mexican Boundary Survey. In 1843 was made an assistant in the Topographic Bureau in Washington.
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Status: Native
Plant: perennial sedge

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Carex millegrana T.Holm
Carex stricta Lam. var. elongata (Boeck.) Gleason
Carex stricta Lam. var. emoryi (Dewey) L.H.Bailey
Caex variabilis L.H.Bailey var. elatior L.H.Bailey
Caex virginiana Woods var. elongata Boeck.

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