University of Arizona Herbarium
Catalog #: 438187
Taxon: Asclepias purpurascens L.
Family: Apocynaceae
Determiner: M. Fishbein (2015)
Collector: Mark Fishbein   7490   
Date: 2015-06-16
Verbatim Date: 16 June 2015
Additional Collectors: Lane Greer
Locality: United States, Missouri, Wayne, Williams Creek valley, north of confluence with Black River, along Rte A, about 3.3 km north of jct MO Hwy 49 at Williamsville, about 25 km (air) northeast of US Hwy 60 & 67 jct at Poplar Bluff.
36.99992  -90.54726
Elevation: 147 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 147 m
Habitat: Highly disturbed roadside and in adjacent field, vicinity of oak-hickory woods.
Associated Species: Diospyros, Ptelea, Sassafras, Cercis, Rhus, Vitis, Erigeron, Schedonorus, Schizachyrium, Symphoricarpos, Conyza, Smilax, Mimosa
Description: 90 cm tall, flowers pinkish-violet, faintly scented, Tetraeopes present.
Occurrence Remarks: Uncommon.
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Record Id: 7fc443bb-f00c-47c8-a7ce-3695b02fe423
Occurrence ID (GUID): urn:uuid:5a80be3c-15f8-4cf7-bacb-c4079069d646
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