LSU : Vascular Plants
Louisiana State University, Shirley C. Tucker Herbarium
Catalog #: LSU00123053
Occurrence ID (GUID): 48f933ce-27a5-11e3-8d47-005056be0003
Secondary Catalog #: 133894; NPS Acc #: GUIS-M-00126; NPS Cat #: GUIS M 3506
Taxon: Amaranthus australis (Gray) Sauer
Family: Amaranthaceae
Taxon Remarks: southern amaranth
Collector: Stephanie M. Gunn-Zumo   DB-488   
Date: 2007-05-07
Verbatim Date: 2007-5-7
Additional Collectors: Diane M. Ferguson
Locality: United States, Mississippi, Jackson, Gulf Islands National Seashore, Davis Bayou. Wet basin along bayou included in overgrown and greatly disturbed mixed hardwood forest as a result of Hurricane Katrina along smaller unnamed inlet of Davis Bayou just west of Eagle Point Road.
30.389  -88.7896
Verbatim Coordinates: UTM: Zone 16, 328060 Em, 3363251 Nm
Habitat: Wet basin. Soil characteristics: Harleston fine sandy loam, 5 to 8 percent slopes (330) - deep, moderately well drained, moderately permeable soils, formed in marine or stream deposits consisting of thick beds of sandy loam. Associate plant species: Quercus virginiana, Magnolia virginiana, Pinus elliottii, Liquidambar styraciflua, Quercus nigra, Ilex vomitoria, Campsis radicans, Parthenocissus quinquefolia, Pteridium aquilinum var. pseudocaudatum, Vitis rotundifolia, Hypericum hypericoides, Serenoa repens, Carex longii, Baccharis halimifolia, Rubus trivialis, Callicarpa americana, Aralia spinosa, Sambucus nigra ssp. canadensis, Centella erecta, Hydrocotyle bonariensis, Vigna luteola, Tradescantia hirsutiflora, Myrica cerifera, Osmunda cinnamomea, Opuntia humifusa var. humifusa, Borrichia frutescens. Uncommon.
Substrate: Harleston fine sandy loam
Specimen Images
Record Id: 91a27a2f-2349-461b-abe3-f9da0c5870a7
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Jennifer S. Kluse, Collections Manager (jkluse@lsu.edu)
Current Record
Louisiana State University, Shirley C. Tucker Herbarium (LSU:Vascular Plants)
Stephanie M. Gunn-Zumo DB-4882007-05-07
Catalog Number: LSU00123053
GUID: 48f933ce-27a5-11e3-8d47-005056be0003
Latest Identification: Amaranthus australis


Louisiana State University, Shirley C. Tucker Herbarium (LSU:Vascular Plants)
Stephanie M. Gunn-Zumo DB-4882007-05-07
Catalog Number: LSU00123054
GUID: 4984eb1c-27a5-11e3-8d47-005056be0003
Latest Identification: Amaranthus australis

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