Amianthium muscitoxicum (Walter) A. Gray

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Repository: BOON
Family: Melanthiaceae
Common Name: Fly-poison
Primary Collector: D.B. Poindexter
Primary Collector #: 03-14
Date: 2003-08-05T00:00:00
Datum: WGS84
Reliability: Exact
Latitude: 36.547294
Longitude: -80.935572
Elevation: 905 meters


Alleghany County: Ennice. Located along Lonesome Oak Dr., off of Glade Valley Rd. Growing in submesic deciduous woodlands. Associates: Rhododendron calendulaceum, Castanea dentata (sprouts), and Lilium michauxii. Infrequent, native perennial herb.


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Derick B. Poindexter
Research Botanist

Department of Biology
I.W. Carpenter, Jr.
Herbarium (BOON)
572 Rivers St.
Boone, NC 28608

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UNC Herbarium (NCU)
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University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599-3280