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Search for FLAS accession number: 232282 Total specimen records retrieved: 1

Taxon Family (modern) Accession #
Dysphania ambrosioides    Amaranthaceae FLAS 232282
ID history :
  • [Orig. id.:] Chenopodium ambrosioides L. [Det.:] C. Jacono [Det. date:] 24 February 2011
    Collector/# : Brooke George  
    Date coll. : 16 February 2011
    Locality &
     label text
    : United States: Florida: Duval County. Huguenot Memorial Park, Zone 11, just N of mouth of St. Johns River. 10980 Heckscher Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32226. Land side of primary dune, extending over secondary and tertiary dunes. Abundant and dominant, forming shrubby cover with Dactyloctenium aegyptium undergrowth on white sand, primarily in regions of historically sparse vegetation. Native associates: Cakile edentula subsp. harperi, Eupatorium, Opuntia humifusa, Phytolacca, Zanthoxylum clava-herculis. Population to 50cm in height, primarily consisting of dead, leafless, dessicated branches from previous season; basal regrowth begining to appear, leaves of which bear obvious resin glands mainly on the lower surface. Perianth conforming to seed shape; seed lenticular, dark, smooth, notably larger than size reported in regional flora.
    Notes : [Common name:] Mexican Tea
    [Label note:] First observed by USFWS biologist several years ago, encroaching on open, dune habitat historically used as colonial nesting sites for laughing gulls and Federally endangered royal terns. Under management efforts by FFWC.
    [Non-label note:] Gift from Colette C. Jacono, 24 June 2011.
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