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Digital Herbaria

Pluchea odorata

Pluchea odorata (L.) Cass.

Sweetscent, Saltmarsh Fleabane

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), PR (N), VI (N), CAN (I)

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Specimen & Label Data

Pluchea odorata

Purple Pluchea


Location: 15 m south of the wooden bridge, on small island--Oakwell Farms.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Moist, sometimes flooded ditch bottom. Full sun. Alkaline soil.

Description: Erect, branching annual, to 15 dm tall. Leaves lanceolate, serrate; lower ones petiolate, upper ones sessile. Inflorescence cymose in purplish heads.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Jul 18, 1987
Specimen number: 268

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0522
Accession Date: Aug 24, 1993
Accession Number: 40

Annotations: SCXXB [=P. purpurescens]

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