Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission Herbarium
Catalog #: ANHC007868
Secondary Catalog #: ANHC Acc#: 007552
Taxon: Carex arkansana (L.H. Bailey) L.H. Bailey
Family: Cyperaceae
Determiner: Theo Witsell (6/11/2015)
Collector: Theo Witsell   15-0200   
Date: 2015-06-11
Verbatim Date: 2015-6-11
Locality: United States, Arkansas, Benton, Ozark Highlands. Springfield Plateau Ecoregion. USGS Bentonville South 7.5' Quad. Bentonville. 480 ft. SE of intersection of SW 14th St. and SW I St., N of creek/wetland. This site retains a number of low prairie elements and is under consideration to be some sort of hybrid conservation/recreation area.
36.35621  -94.22052
Habitat: Degraded wet prairie with good wetland plant diversity.
Associated Species: Growing with Carex aggregata, C. annectens, C. opaca, Juncus anthelatus, J. brachycarpus, Andropogon virginicus, Eleocharis erythropoda, Dichanthelium dichotomum, D. scoparium, Diospyros virginiana, Ulmus americana, & Fraxinus pennsylvanica.
Reproductive Condition: fruit
Preparations: Herbarium Sheet 1 of 1.
Notes: 50-70 clumps in wide, wet swale with a few scattered trees.
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Record ID: 19aed62f-658a-46d6-ac62-3a2ccd6617a5
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