LSU : Vascular Plants
Louisiana State University, Shirley C. Tucker Herbarium
Catalog #: LSU00122117
Occurrence ID (GUID): 48f5a9a2-27a5-11e3-8d47-005056be0003
Secondary Catalog #: 132546; NPS Acc #: GUIS-M-00126; NPS Cat #: GUIS M 3135
Taxon: Amaranthus australis (Gray) Sauer
Family: Amaranthaceae
Taxon Remarks: southern amaranth
Collector: Stephanie M. Gunn-Zumo   WSI-71   
Date: 2006-04-27
Verbatim Date: 2006-4-27
Additional Collectors: Diane M. Ferguson
Locality: United States, Mississippi, Harrison, Gulf Islands National Seashore, West Ship Island: Typha marsh east of boardwalk and southeast of Ft. Massachusetts greatly damaged from over wash from Hurricane Katrina.
30.2113  -88.9719
Verbatim Coordinates: UTM: Zone 16, 310204 Em, 3343839 Nm
Habitat: Damaged marsh. Soil Characteristics: Handsboro Association (Ha) - very poorly drained, well decomposed, organic soil on broad, wet, grassy flats along the coast, adjoining salt water or brackish water at elevations less than two feet. Associate plant species: Batis maritima, Rumex obovatus, Oenothera humifusa, Setaria parviflora, Typha domingensis, Cyperus odoratus. Uncommon; specimen collected was a pistillate plant.
Substrate: Handsboro Association (Ha)
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Record Id: 4dfbed1f-4ffc-4b5a-8bf7-1dbe42f3b9ed
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