Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission Herbarium
Catalog #: ANHC009153
Secondary Catalog #: ANHC Acc#: 008724
Taxon: Dichelostemma congestum Kunth
Family: Asparagaceae
Determiner: Theo Witsell (5/18/2005)
Collector: Theo Witsell   05-0445   
Date: 2005-05-18
Verbatim Date: 2005-5-18
Additional Collectors: Sarah Nunn & Johnnie Gentry
Locality: United States, Arkansas, Pope, Arkansas Valley. Arkansas Valley Hills/Arkansas Valley Plains Ecoregion boundary. USGS Russellville East 7.5' Quad. 3 mi. E of Russellville. N side of I-40, 0.7 mi. E of Bradley Cove Rd. (Hwy 331) bridge. We were tipped off to this site by Dr. Gary Tucker of Russellville.
35.27727  -93.08197 +-100m.
Location Remarks: Vicinity of coordinates; coordinates not obtained in situ with GPS but estimated post-collection event using mapping programs. Coordinates considered accurate to within 100 m.
Habitat: Steep, grassy road embankment along interstate.
Description: Fresh flowers bluish-purple.
Reproductive Condition: flower
Preparations: Herbarium Sheet 1 of 1.
Notes: Locally common. Hundreds, maybe thousands. Clearly naturalized. Very obvious along road. There are a lot of persisting-after-cultivation ornamental plants in this area (Yucca, Narcissus, etc.) but these are clearly naturalized.
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Record ID: bb52cda7-635e-4401-9203-68262e00ca00
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