LSU : Vascular Plants
Louisiana State University, Shirley C. Tucker Herbarium
Catalog #: LSU00123380
Secondary Catalog #: 130208; NPS Acc #: GUIS-00660; NPS Cat #: GUIS 70411
Taxon: Triplasis purpurea (Walt.) Chapman
Family: Poaceae
Taxon Remarks: purple sandgrass
Collector: Stephanie M. Gunn-Zumo   FP-132   
Date: 2005-10-18
Verbatim Date: 2005-10-18
Additional Collectors: Diane M. Ferguson
Locality: United States, Florida, Escambia, Gulf Islands National Seashore, Fort Pickens Unit. Roadside running paralell with fort wall near northwest corner of fort and east of coastal grassland on the west side of Ft Pickens.
30.3309  -87.2956
Verbatim Coordinates: UTM: Zone 16, 471582 Em, 3355488 Nm
Habitat: Soil characteristics: Corolla-Duckston sands, gently undulating, flooded (3) - moderately well drained and somewhat poorly drained soils formed in sandy sediments. Described as being a component of the Salt Marsh Ecological Community. Associate plant species: Heterotheca subaxillaris ssp. subaxillaris, Eragrostis secundiflora ssp. oxylepis, Eremochloa ophiuroides, Richardia brasiliensis, Cenchrus spinifex, Portulaca pilosa, Boerhavia diffusa, Desmodium tortuosum, Aristida longispica var. geniculata, Polypremum procumbens, Chamaesyce maculata. Common.
Substrate: Corolla-Duckston sands
Specimen Images
Record Id: 298d9ca6-9846-44cb-b33f-7d2735cf567d
Occurrence ID (GUID): 380694f8-27a5-11e3-8d47-005056be0003
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