Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium
Catalog #: ASU0003588
Occurrence ID (GUID): ae9af4fd-dcdb-40d5-b604-6aa9867d4575
Secondary Catalog #: 131596
Taxon: Marsilea mexicana A. Braun
Family: Marsileaceae
Collector: T. Reeves   5032   
Date: 1976-06-15
Additional Collectors: D. J. Pinkava, T. Nash, L. McGill
Locality: Mexico, Durango, 19 mi SW of Francisco I. Madero. Hwy 40. 7 mi N of Rio Sauceda.
23.9878503691009  -104.756548404694 +-1000m.
Elevation: 1878 meters Verbatim Elevation: 6160ft
Habitat: Standing water in grassy depression along road and elongated pool on both sides of road. In grassland with some Acacia.
Description: Marsilea plants rooted in mud, leaves floating on water surface. Most sporocarps found on mud at edge of water. Apparently sporocarps float to water`s edge, and become stranded on mud as water level drops. Sporocarps free from plants. At time of collection, several weeks remain before onset of rainy season.
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Record ID: ae9af4fd-dcdb-40d5-b604-6aa9867d4575
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Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium (ASU:Plants)
T. Reeves 50321976-06-15
Catalog Number: ASU0003588
GUID: ae9af4fd-dcdb-40d5-b604-6aa9867d4575
Latest Identification: Marsilea mexicana A. Braun

Harvard University Herbaria: Vascular Plants of North America (Harvard)
T. Reeves 50321976-06-15
Catalog Number: barcode-00246691
GUID: 5fce45f3-4269-44bb-b94f-80b0107f54a7
Latest Identification: Marsilea mollis B. L. Robinson & Fernald
Identified by: B. Perez-Garcia (MO)1992

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