Notes and News: Louisiana, Panax, Mississippi, Blue Ridge, Pennsylvania, Orchids, and South Carolina
ABSTRACT <em>Carex laxiculmis</em> Schweinitz and <em>Carex pedunculata</em> Muhlenberg are reported for the first time from the Great Smoky Mountains. The occurrence of <em>Carex purpurifera</em> Mackenzie was established at a new location within the limits of the park.
ABSTRACT Thirty-nine species are listed which are either previously unreported from cedar glades, or are unreported from the cedar glades of Georgia. Two of the species, <em>Onosmodium molle</em> var. <em>occidentale</em> and <em>Carex crawei</em>, appear to be new records for the state of Georgia.
ABSTRACT Fifty-four species of mosses representing 22 families were collected at seven sites in Calloway County in the Jackson Purchase Area of Kentucky from October 1975 to December 1976. Of the 53 species, all represented new records for Calloway County, 38 represented new records for the Jackson Purchase area, and one represented a new record for the Commonwealth of Kentucky.