University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium
Catalog #: NCU00319120
Occurrence ID (GUID): ab1a40a5-8a93-4944-9271-705227d198bc
Secondary Catalog #: 651609
Taxon: Mentzelia oligosperma Nutt. ex Sims
Family: Loasaceae
Determiner: Witsell, Theo (2013-10-06)
Collector: Witsell, Theo   13-0390   
Date: 2013-10-06
Verbatim Date: 10/6/2013
Additional Collectors: Duzan, Josh
Locality: United States, Arkansas, Benton, Spring Creek Mitigation Site. 0.6 mi. ESE of the jct. of Bird Mountain Rd. & North Big Springs Rd. (CR 33)... Gravette 7.5' quadrangle.
36.46121  -94.47397 +-100m.  WGS84
Habitat: Ozark Highlands. Dissected Springfield Plateau-Elk River Hills Ecoregion... S-facing open limestone glade (Boone Formation) above bluff.
Associated Species: Sporobolus clandestinus, Sporobolus ozarkanus, Schizachyrium scoparium, Croton monanthogynus, Panicum flexile, Panicum philadelphicum, Monarda citriodora, Sedum pulchellum, Glandularia canadensis, Celtis tenuifolia, Fraxinus quadrangulata
Description: stick-leaf... 30-40 clumps in gravelly soil over bedrock. Fresh flowers yellowish-orange... Concentrated in most extreme areas of glade.
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Record ID: ab1a40a5-8a93-4944-9271-705227d198bc
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