Some Rare or Otherwise Interesting Vascular Plants from the Delta Region of Mississippi


Richard Carter

Additional Authors:

M. Wayne Morris and Charles T. Bryson


March – 1990


Vascular Plants, Delta, Mississippi


Floristically, the Yazoo-Mississippi Delta region is one of the poorest known areas in Mississippi. Recent field studies have yielded several state records, numerous Yazoo-Mississippi Delta region records, and other noteworthy collections that are reported herein. The flora of the rare ridge bottom forest is reported on, and certain species that are restricted to ridge sites and are rare in the Delta region are also discussed.