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spurge flax

Thymelaea passerina (L.) Coss. & Germ.

USDA PLANTS Symbol:THPA7
Invasive Plant Atlas

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Record ID
Location
Jackson County, South Dakota
Source
Milt Haar , Badlands National Park
Project
EDDMapS Home
Habitat
Other
Abundance
Scattered Dense Patches
Locality
Eastern end of Badlands National Park.
Comments
In general, infested sites were relatively moist, broad, grassy waterways. Predominate associated grasses were little bluestem and side-oats grama.
Area Infested
45.5 acres
NADatum
WGS84
Ownership
U.S. Government (Other Federal Lands)
Data Type
Polygon
Site Name
Badlands National Park
Phenology
Fruit
Identified by
Milton J. Haar
Canopy Cover
Moderate
Herbarium
Badlands National Park
Observation Date
September 15, 2010
Date Entered
November 24, 2010
Validator
Mike Moechnig
Validation Date
April 30, 2012
Verification Method
Specimens
Date Updated
November 24, 2010
Source Type
Web Report

Photo Caption:
A close up of a single relatively large spurge flax plant. Approximate length 10 inches. NPS Photo

Photo Caption:
A dense stand of spurge flax. In dense stands spurge flax plants were not branched. NPS Photo