Most of Mohr’s botanical
specimens were given to the University of Alabama Herbarium (UNA,
ca. 15,000 specimens; http://serfis.by.ua.edu)
and to the United States National Herbarium (US, ca. 18,000 specimens;
The University of North Carolina Herbarium has several dozen collected
by Mohr (mostly from Alabama ca. 1880-1890); without doubt additional
specimens will be found as our collection continues to be cataloged
On December 18, 2004, Ms. Elizabeth Burch
Heston (UNC Class of 1954, and great-great-granddaughter of C.
T. Mohr) honored her ancestor by founding and endowing the Charles
T. Mohr Herbarium Internship Fund to be used to support student
interns working with mentors at the University of North Carolina
Partial list of publications by Charles
1880. Preliminary list of the plants growing
without cultivation in Alabama, from the collections made by Eugene
A. Smith, Tuscaloosa, and Chas. Mohr, Mobile, Ala. Compiled by
1890. The medicinal plants of Alabama.
Systematic list of the medicinal plants occurring within the limits
of the state, with notes on their distribution and proper time
of collecting the parts used. Chas. Mohr, Mobile, Ala. Printed
at the Register Job Office, Mobile, Ala.
1896. The timber pines of the southern United States by Charles
Mohr, Ph.D. together with a discussion of the structure of their
wood by Filibert Roth. Government Printing Office, Washington,
1901. Plant Life of Alabama. A account of the distribution, modes
of association,and adaptations of the flora of Alabama, together
with a systematic cataloge of the plants growing in the state.
Prepared in cooperation with the Geological Survey of Alabama
by Charles Mohr, Ph.D. Government Printing Office, Washington,
Plants named for Charles Theodore Mohr:
(Hack.) Hack ex Vasey Mohr’s bluestem Grass family
Aristida mohrii Nash Mohr’s threeawn Grass family
Eupatorium mohrii Greene Mohr’s thoroughwort Aster
Marshallia mohrii Beadle & F.E. Boynt. Mohr’s
Barbara’s buttons Aster family
Rudbeckia mohrii Gray Mohr’s coneflower Aster family
Silphium mohrii Small Mohr’s rosinweed Aster family
Tephrosia mohrii (Rydb.) Godfrey pineland hoarypea Pea
Quercus mohriana Buckl. Ex Rydb. Mohr oak Oak family
SOURCE: USDA, NRCS. 2004. The
PLANTS Database, Version 3.5 (http://plants.usda.gov). National
Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.
L. J. Davenport
(1988) Charles Mohr, Botanist. Alabama Heritage 10: 32-45.
McCormick (2005) The Charles T. Mohr Herbarium Internship at the
James Mohr (2002) Website
by James Mohr, a great-great-grandson of Charles T. Mohr.
University of North Carolina at Asheville, D.H. Ramsey Library
Special Collections/ University Archives.
C. T. Mohr collections.
Stafleu and Cowan (1981) Taxonomic literature: a selective guide
to botanical publications and collections with dates, commentaries
and types. Volume III: Lh-O. Bohn, Scheltema & Holkema, Utrecht.
For more information on Charles T. Mohr,
see the following publications:
Lawrence James Davenport (1978) Charles
Mohr and the herbarium of the Geological Survey of Alabama. University
L. J. Davenport (1979) Charles Mohr and
Plant Life of Alabama. Sida 8(1): 1-13.