LSU : Vascular Plants
Louisiana State University, Shirley C. Tucker Herbarium
Catalog #: LSU00117636
Occurrence ID (GUID): 48fc9b68-27a5-11e3-8d47-005056be0003
Secondary Catalog #: 137499
Taxon: Asclepias viridiflora Raf.
Family: Asclepiadaceae
Taxon Remarks: green comet milkweed
Collector: P. Douglas   227   
Date: 2002-06-11
Verbatim Date: 2002-6-11
Additional Collectors: N. Hastings; M. Winnie
Locality: United States, Louisiana, Rapides, DMC 5(superscript)68550/34(superscript)78435 TO 5(superscript)68620/34(superscript)78600. East to Pecan Rd.; S end on transect 1.8 km SE of S end East Twin Lake, 1.8 km W of Flagon Bayou.
Elevation: 40 meters (131ft)
Habitat: Local. Decumbent, tuberous, perennial herb; 3.5 dm long. Corolla: green. Community: modified shortleaf pine/oak-hickory forest. Topography: level to rolling. Substrate: sand to clay sand to sandy clay. Associates: Pinus echinata, P. elliottii, Liquidambar styraciflua, Silphium, Panicum spp.
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Record Id: 99d95129-77a6-48f9-ae04-0ecc9ef704c9
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