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Search for FLAS accession number: 237593 Total specimen records retrieved: 1

Taxon Family (modern) Accession #
Polygala cruciata    Polygalaceae FLAS 237593
ID history :
  • [Orig. id.:] Polygala cruciata L.
    Collector/# : J. Richard Abbott  17831
    Date coll. : 24 Jun 2003
    Locality &
     label text
    : United States: Florida: St. Lucie County. S of the Indian River County line (less than 1 mile), between FL 713 (Kings Highway) and U.S. 1, S of the southernmost fork of their junctions; in marshy drainage; mosaic of basin marsh and wet prairie with fringe of wet flatwoods. Prairie associates: Polygala balduinii, P. ramosa (and their hybrid), Rhynchospora spp., Scleria spp., Fimbristylis, Ludwigia spp., Eleocharis spp., Panicum spp., Heliotropium, Utricularia cornuta. Roots with methyl salicylate (wintergreen) smell; lateral sepals pale pinkish-purple, darker at tips, green at very base; keel pale pinkish purple in lower half, upper half yellowish-green with purple tinges; crest dark purple. Lat. ca 2732.7'N Long. 8022.43'W.
    Notes : [Common name:] Drumheads
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    Stable URL : https://www.floridamuseum.ufl.edu/herbarium/cat/search.asp?accno=237593

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