Morton Arboretum
Catalog #: 0009477MOR
Occurrence ID (GUID): 1add6e82-1d02-49af-9386-47e087693b3b
Secondary Catalog #: 91936
Taxon: Thelesperma gracile (Torr.) A.Gray
Family: Asteraceae
Collector: Dritz, K   713   
Date: 1989-08-20
Verbatim Date: 8/20/1989
Additional Collectors: Hannon, N
Locality: United States, Indiana, Lake, In sandy soil bordering the parkinglot of the Douglas Environmental Center. Miller.
Verbatim Coordinates: TRS: T36N R7W S6NW 1/4 NW 1/4 NE 1/4
Associated Species: Erigeron canadensis; Sporobolus cryptandrus; Opuntia humifusa; Andropogon scoparius; Monarda punctata villicaulis; Panicum virgatum; P. oligosanthes scribnerianum; Lychnis alba; Bromus squarrosus; Cyperus schweinitzii; Lepidium virginicum.
Reproductive Condition: Flower: N Fruit: Y Vegetation: Y Bud: N
Notes: Only one or two plants together, not appearing in danger of spreading. According to staff interpreters, it was accidentally introduced with several other Great Plain species when the worng seed mix was used by a contractor during hydroseeding upon completion of the parking lot.
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Record Id: 1add6e82-1d02-49af-9386-47e087693b3b
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