Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission Herbarium
Catalog #: ANHC009113
Secondary Catalog #: ANHC Acc#: 008692
Taxon: Lythrum salicaria L.
Family: Lythraceae
Determiner: Theo Witsell (8/13/2015)
Collector: Theo Witsell   15-0455   
Date: 2015-08-13
Verbatim Date: 2015-8-13
Locality: United States, Arkansas, Benton, Ozark Highlands. Springfield Plateau Ecoregion. USGS Bentonville South 7.5' Quad. Bentonville. Just S of SW 14th St. 0.21 mi. E of SW I St. on E bank of creek (unnamed tributary of Little Osage Creek). N of Lake Bentonville. This site retains a number of low prairie elements and is under consideration to be some sort of hybrid conservation/recreation area. Detailed site report prepared by T. Witsell for ANHC.
36.35689  -94.21819
Habitat: Bank of creek/ditch running through degraded seasonally wet prairie (former orchard, hayfield, pasture, etc.).
Associated Species: Growing with Spartina pectinata, Leersia oryzoides, Sagittaria latifolia, Phalaris arundinacea, Carex vulpinoidea, C. lurida, & Persicaria hydropiperoides.
Description: Fresh flowers hot pink. Roots removed after collection was made.
Reproductive Condition: flower
Preparations: Herbarium Sheet 1 of 2.
Notes: One large clump in saturated soil at water's edge.
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Record ID: 47552fa2-0b8f-4008-88ed-3ff000c5b2e1
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