Selected Herbarium Specimen Details (1) Download

Family Name:Polygonaceae
Currently Accepted Name:Polygonella polygama (Vent.) Engelm. & A. Gray
Locality:USA. Florida. Duval Co.: Sawmill Slough Preserve. 30º 16’ 37” N 81º 30’ 52” W
Description:Common shrub to ca 50 cm tall; stem with many branches; ocreae non-ciliated and pointed on one side; leaves alternate, entire, linear to narrowly spatulate; flowers small, fragrant, in spikelike racemes; petals lacking; sepals white. 
Habitat:Sandy edge of a [sand] live oak - slash pine forest; associates include Pinus elliottii, Quercus geminata, Serenoa repens, Lyonia ferruginea, Aristida stricta [A. stricta var. beyrichiana], and Polypremum procumbens.
Reproductive State:Flower
Elevation:39 ft
Collector:J. McGregor 9
Date:Oct 2011
Accession No:261252
Image:261252.jpg

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