GBIF maps posted

Marlene has posted a first set of maps based on GBIF specimen data, including imprecision estimates. You can review them as a block at:[0]=im_field_smg_galleries%3A11066

or search by taxon to see them aggregated by section, by clade, or by species. Please place comments in the forums:

Thank you!

DNA sampling status updated

We've posted our first summary of group DNA sampling status online at:

We'll update this regularly as work progresses. Any group members who notice that their samples are not represented or are incorrectly represented should contact Andrew.

Thank you!

Carex garden planted

A new Carex garden, focusing on the Vignea clade, was initiated at The Morton Arboretum on June 4, 2013. The garden was conceived by Arboretum Systematist and Herbarium Curator Andrew Hipp, designed by Herbarium Volunteer Doris Strom, and planted by Hipp and Strom with staff and volunteers of The Morton Arboretum's herbarium. The planting currently includes ca. 175 plants collected by Hipp and colleagues, including previous postdoctoral  researcher Dr.

POSITION FILLED: Postdoc Opportunity: Carex classification

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Sedge Systematics and Evolution at Washington State University

Research Topic: Create a phylogenetic-based world-wide sectional revision of Carex (Cyperaceae).


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