LSU : Vascular Plants
Louisiana State University, Shirley C. Tucker Herbarium
Catalog #: LSU00122489
Secondary Catalog #: 134180; NPS Acc #: GUIS-M-00126; NPS Cat #: GUIS M 3576
Taxon: Sonchus asper (L.) Hill
Family: Asteraceae
Taxon Remarks: spiny sowthistle
Collector: Stephanie M. Gunn-Zumo   PB-145   
Date: 2007-05-10
Verbatim Date: 2007-5-10
Additional Collectors: Diane M. Ferguson
Locality: United States, Mississippi, Jackson, Gulf Islands National Seashore, Petit Bois Island. Mid-point of slash pine flatwoods running east/west (mostly dead standing trees killed from Hurricane Katrina storm surge) near midisland bordered on the north and south by marsh.
30.206  -88.4268
Verbatim Coordinates: UTM: Zone 16, 362665 Em, 3342471 Nm
Habitat: Soil characteristics: Duckston sand, 0 to 2 percent slope (365) poorly drained sands in shallow depressions between coastal dunes and on nearly level flats between dunes and marshes. Associate plant species: Pinus elliottii, Ilex vomitoria, Baccharis halimifolia, Solidago sempervirens ssp. mexicana, Coreopsis grandiflora, Smilax auriculata, Panicum repens, Hypericum hypericoides, Lepidium virginicum, Crotalaria rotundifolia, Rubus trivialis, Chamaecrista fasciculata, Ambrosia artemisiifolia. Abundant.
Substrate: Duckston sand
Specimen Images
Record Id: 240f0d14-e3b5-4b28-87ab-78a68e244936
Occurrence ID (GUID): 38881032-27a5-11e3-8d47-005056be0003
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