Calcasieu Parish is the largest county in the state of Louisiana. It is about sixty miles east and west, and about fifty miles north and south, and is located in the southwestern part of the state. It adjoins Texas on the west, and is separated from the Gulf of Mexico on the south by only one intervening county. It is bounded on the north by Vernon and Rapids Parishes; on the east by St. Landry, Acadia and Vermilion Parishes; on the south by Cameron Parish; and on the west by the state of Texas. The Sabine River forms its boundary line on the west. Bayou Nezpique and the Mermenteau River from the greater part of its eastern boundary.
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Lindly, J. M.
"Some of the Flowering Plants of Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana,"
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science, 13(1), 161-166.
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