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Herbarium specimen: Carex arenaria

Taxon:Cyperaceae: Carex arenaria L. ("Sand Sedge")
Filed in taxon folder:Cyperaceae: Carex arenaria L. ("Sand Sedge")
Collected by:Mr Thomas Robertson Sim
Collection date:6/1873
Locality:Great Britain, VC92 South Aberdeenshire, Aberdeen, Old Town Links, NJ9508, Links n of aberdeen
Institution:Natural History Museum (BM)
Accession number:1131867
Image:Carex arenaria herbarium specimen from Aberdeen, Old Town Links, VC92 South Aberdeenshire in 1873 by Mr Thomas Robertson Sim.
fruits/flowers:mature flowers
notes:The most obvious collection site for this plant are Old Town/Kings golf links on the coast, immediately north of the main City of Aberdeen. These links were operating at the time the plant was collected. The links further north across the River Don cannot be rulled out.

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Documented by stephen lemon on 20th February 2015.

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