Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission Herbarium
Catalog #: ANHC000615
Secondary Catalog #: ANHC Acc#: 006388
Taxon: Asclepias purpurascens L.
Family: Apocynaceae
Determiner: Brent Baker (5/12/2010)
Collector: Brent Baker   10-0124   
Date: 2010-05-12
Verbatim Date: 2010-5-12
Locality: United States, Arkansas, Independence, Ozark Highlands. Springfield Plateau Ecoregion. USGS Bethesda 7.5' Quad. Along Missouri and North Arkansas Railroad along E side of White River, at O'Neal off of O'Neal Rd., W of Bethesda. TRS: T13N R8W S16 N2
35.77823  -91.86044 +-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: Ditch adjacent to railroad.
Description: Fresh flowers rose-purple.
Reproductive Condition: flower
Preparations: Herbarium Sheet 2 of 3.
Occurrence Remarks: Uncommon, several plants with multiple stems each.
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Record Id: 18489569-7cca-4c60-9a24-b141a31dd450
For additional information on this occurrence, please contact: Brent Baker (
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