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Herbarium specimen: Carex digitata

Taxon:Cyperaceae: Carex digitata L. ("Fingered Sedge")
Filed in taxon folder:Cyperaceae: Carex digitata L. ("Fingered Sedge")
Collected by:Mr Harold Stuart Thompson
Collection date:1/5/1916
Locality:Great Britain, VC6 North Somerset, Nightingale Valley, Clifton, ST57, about limestone rocks and wooded mossy slopes in Nightingale Valley
ex herb:Mr Harold Stuart Thompson
Institution:University of Birmingham (BIRM)
Image:Carex digitata herbarium specimen from Nightingale Valley, Clifton, VC6 North Somerset in 1916 by Mr Harold Stuart Thompson.
fruits/flowers:mature flowers
notes:locally in some frequency - one plant had 28 flowering spikes.
Subsequently, after about 1920, this became very much scarcer in N.Valley owing to the ravages of certain collectors, HST, mar 1937
Filing note:filed as C. digitata in folder inside C. diandra var ehrhartiana

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Documented by rmwalls on 29th November 2008.

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