Liriodendron tulipifera flower

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Collectors of the UNC Herbarium

Mildred Gant Stites Reed
(died 1967)

Information compiled by Carol Ann McCormick (August 2005)

The University of North Carolina Herbarium has catalogued about 50 specimens collected by Mildred Gant Stites Reed. All were collected between 1933 and 1935, and most were co-collected with her spouse, John Frederick Reed. Most specimens in the NCU collection came as a gift from the Jesup Herbarium of Dartmouth College in 2002.

Mildred Stites Reed earned a M.S. degree Duke University in 1935. Her advisor was Dr. H. L. Blomquist, and her thesis was entitled A taxonomic and floristic study of the genus Cyperus in North America.

Mildred Stites Reed died in 1967, and was survived by spouse John F. Reed and sons John, Robert, and James.


Mildred Stites Reed (1936) The genus Cyperus in North Carolina. Journal of the Elisha Mitchell Scientific Society 52: 295-306.


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Last Updated: 30 December 2010