Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission Herbarium
Catalog #: ANHC011703
Secondary Catalog #: ANHC Acc#: 011107
Taxon: Rudbeckia fulgida var. speciosa (Wender.) Perdue
Family: Asteraceae
Determiner: Theo Witsell (9/29/2015)
Collector: Theo Witsell   15-0581   
Date: 2015-09-29
Verbatim Date: 2015-9-29
Locality: United States, Arkansas, Benton, Ozark Highlands. Springfield Plateau Ecoregion. USGS Bentonville South 7.5' Quad. N of Lake Bentonville, 0.1 mi. NW of N end of runway at Bentonville Airport. 400 ft. E of SW I St., N of old fencerow of large bois d'arc trees. This site retains a number of low prairie elements and is under consideration to be some sort of hybrid conservation/recreation area. Detailed site report prepared by T. Witsell for ANHC.
36.35273  -94.22068
Habitat: Degraded seasonally wet prairie/thicket (former orchard, hayfield, pasture, etc.), just upslope of edge of recently-created beaver marsh.
Description: Fresh flowers yellow-orange. Plants rhizomatous.
Reproductive Condition: flower
Preparations: Herbarium Sheet 1 of 3.
Notes: Rare on site. Single colony consisting of 30-40 flowering stems and larger patches of sterile leaves.
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Record ID: 215b85dc-9a96-4696-b2d9-e64540e49a81
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