University of Vermont, Pringle Herbarium
Catalog #: UVMVT127701
Occurrence ID (GUID): 1034e033-f310-49e7-9acd-92a24dc20ae2
Taxon: Aristida basiramea Engelm. ex Vasey
Family: Poaceae
Determiner: S.R. Hill (Dec. 2000)
Collector: Hill, S. R.   33120   
Date: 2000-09-07
Verbatim Date: 7 September 2000
Locality: United States, Illinois, La Salle, South Ottawa; Libby Owens Inc. property, fenced silica quarry at S side of IL 71, on peninsula at W end of E water-filled pit.; 41.325 -88.8583
41.325  -88.8583
Elevation: 146 meters Verbatim Elevation: 480 ft
Habitat: Remnant dry sand prairie, open sand, ca. 3 m above lake level, SE tip of peninsula.
Substrate: Disturbed nearly pure white silica sand with some organic material over soft (crumbling) white silica sandstone 'pavement'
Associated Species: scattered dwarfed Quercus velutina with Pancium villosissimum, Liatris aspera, Solidago speciosa, Leptoloma cognatum, Artemisia campestris, Coreopsis lanceolata, Cyperus
Description: Wiry grass
Notes: Dominant
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Rights Holder: University of Vermont
Record ID: 1034e033-f310-49e7-9acd-92a24dc20ae2
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: David S. Barrington (
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