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Wood memorial April 26

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Carroll Emory Wood Jr., 88, a Harvard University professor of biology and curator of the Arnold Arboretum, died March 15. He was teacher and mentor to many botanists and students at Harvard and at the University of North Carolina. A specialist in the flora of the Southeastern United States, he initiated, supervised, and edited a comprehensive flora of that region, “The Generic Flora of the Southeastern United States.” A “Celebration of Carroll” will be held on April 26 from 3 to 5 p.m., at United South End Settlements, 566 Columbus Ave., Boston.