Scientific name used in specmien book: Sisyrinchium bermudiana. Common name used in specmien book: Blue-eyed grass. Native to Minnesota and other parts of North America; not present in southeastern Minnesota. Taxonomy - Order: Liliales; Family: Iridaceae; Genus: Sisyrinchium L.; Species: Sisyrinchium angstifolium Mill. Collected from "swampy places" south of Lake Winona, Winona, Winona County, Minnesota, on May 16, 1899.
This botanical specimen was collected by Helen J. Monahan in 1899 for a Botany course taught by John M. Holzinger at the Winona Normal School in Winona, Minnesota. It was included in a collection of sixty-seven specimens which can be viewed in the Botanical Specimen Book collection in OpenRiver.
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Monahan, Helen J., "Sisyrinchium angustifolium (Narrowleaf blue-eyed grass): Botanical specimen collected by Helen Monahan, 1899" (1899). Botanical Specimen Images. 12.
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Special acknowledgement to the Wisconsin State Herbarium and Mark Wetter for the use of their scanning equipment. Scanning performed by Darrell W. Krueger Library - Winona State University.
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Botanical Specimen, Herbarium, Botany, Plant Specimen, Plant Ecology, Botany in Minnesota, Botany Student Work, Helen Monahan, Helen Josephine (Monahan) Rowekamp (1885-1967), Winona Normal School, Teacher Education, Plants, Flowers, Seeds, John Michael Holzinger (1853-1929), Professor John M. Holzinger, Winona, Palezoic Plateau, Driftless Area