Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


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Family Cyperaceae
Lipocarpha drummondii (Nees) G.C.Tucker
Drummond's half-chaff sedge
Lipocarpha: from liparos for "fat" and carphos for "chaff," referring to thickness of inner scales of some species
drummondii: from Thomas Drummond (1790-1835), a Scottish naturalist who like his fellow countryman David Douglas made an ill-fated collecting trip to North America.
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Status: Native
Plant: annual sedge

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Hemicarpha drummondii Nees
Hemicarpha micrantha (Vahl) Pax var. aristulata Coville, sensu Gleason & Cronquist (1991)
Hemicarpha micrantha (Vahl) Pax var. drummondii (Nees) Friedl.
Scirpus micranthus Vahl var. drummondii (Nees) Mohlenbr.

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