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Collection Details

Species: Amphicarpaea bracteata (L.) Fernald

Fabaceae Amphicarpaea bracteata L. Fern
M. Welsh , K. Williams FL2010WW-6

Collection Date: 10 November 2012
Determined By: A. Delgado-Salinas
Determination Date: unknown
Institution: unknown


Continent: North America

Country: United States of America

Region: Florida

Subregion: Columbia County

Locality Description: Ichetucknee State Park, tram road, 0.4 miles inside south entrance; immediately after kiosk, next to parking lot on left; extending ~ 15-25 m out from edge of parking lot.

DD Latitude: 29.953

DD Longitude: -82.7741

Min. Elevation: 5.5 m


Habitat Description: Sandhill; dry, well-drained soil; sunny, open location. Edge of forest dominated by Pinus palustris, with an understory of Quercus laevis, Quercus stellata, Quercus laurifolia, Vistis sp., Carya sp., and many annuals.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: COLLECTION OF Phaseolus GERMPLASM IN FLORIDA. Prostrate vines; leaves very mature, insect damage; no flowers; pods numerous and mostly dry and dehisced, but a few green; small root tuber with fibrous roots; adventitious roots from tuber and from lower nodes growing out to produce daughter plants; the main plant often has many satellite plants attached to it. >500 plants found. Site size 750 m2; population distribution irregular. USDA Germplasm No.: W6 39942. Collected with the support of the USDA Agricultural Research Service.

Other Data

Project: Flora of Florida