Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria
Born in Deniliquin, NSW in 1859, died in Casino. NSW, in 1950.
One of four children, to a grazier, Charles Edwards (c.1813-97), and Elizabeth née Shaw. The Edwards' managed, then leased, 'Runnymede Station', NSW. In 1893, they took up 'Bentley' and 'Roseberry' stations.
Annie collected (numbered) MEL specimens (including fungi and mosses) at Richmond River, 1887-1895; 'Runnymede', 1888–1889, 1893; and Casino, 1894.
She collected the type of Clathrus intermedius E.Fisch. (1893).
Eduard Fischer identified Annie's fungal specimens for Mueller.
There are also Annie Edwards (as 'Miss Edwards') specimens at B (musci).
Annie did not marry, and died in 1950 at Casino in her 91st year.
Two letters from Annie to Mueller survive.
Source: extracted from: Maroske, Sara and Vaughan, Alison (2014) 'Ferdinand Mueller's female plant
collectors: a biographical register', Muelleria Vol.32 [consult for source references]