Selected Herbarium Specimen Details (1) Download

Family Name:Fabaceae
Currently Accepted Name:Alysicarpus ovalifolius (Schumach. & Thonn.) J. Leonard
Locality:USA. Florida. Duval Co.: Sawmill Slough Preserve. S edge of Preserve. 30º 15’ 31” N 81º 30’ 1” W
Description:Uncommon herbaceous annual to ca. 25 cm [dm] tall; stem pubescent; leaves alternate, unifoliate, with sharp-pointed tips, sparsely pubescent, lanceolate, oval to linear; stipules with striations; flowers purple, paired, stalked, axillary and terminal; corolla pea-shaped; pods erect, cylindrical. 
Habitat:Open, disturbed field along a mesic flatwood forest; associates include Crotalaria spectabilis, Cenchrus echinatus, and Bidens alba.
Reproductive State:Flower, Fruit
Elevation:39 ft
Collector:J. McGregor 7
Date:Oct 2011
Accession No:261247

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