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  • Original description: Say, T., 1823.  in Account of an expedition from Pittsburgh to the Rocky Mountains: performed in the years 1819 and ?20, by order of the Hon. J.C. Calhoun, sec?y of war, under the command of Major Stephen H. Long : from the notes of Major Long, Mr. T. Say, and other gentlemen of the exploring party compiled by Edwin James, botanist and geologist for the expedition; in two vols., H.C. Carey and I. Lea, Philadelphia,1822-23. Vol 1, p 164.
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