Robinia hispida L.
Cochrane, Theodore S.; Cochrane, Barbara A. 14606
Verbatim Date: 2007-05-27
United States, Wisconsin, Columbia, Portage. E side of US Hwy 51, 0.4 mi. N of jct. with N. Star Rd., 0.9 mi. S of jct. with US Hwy 16, midway between (6 mi. due N of) Poynette and (5 mi. SSE of) Portage
43.48077343 -89.40653636 +-285m.
T12N R09E sec34 NW4NE4NE4;
Latitude/Longitude was derived from the Township, Range, Section location. This causes an imprecision.
Thicket-covered field (old homesite); poor dry soil (light brown, looose, fine, sandy, low in organic matter). Assoc. (around edges of colony): Poa pratensis dominant, with Bromus inermis, Euphorbia corollata, Melilotus sp., Rosa blanda, Syringa vulgaris & Verbascum thapsus. Old lanes, old plantings (Iris germanica 100 yds. away to N), and cistern cover in area. Slender crooked branching shrub, taller stems 10-15 ft., smaller ones 2-4 ft.; cor. medium-pink w/ cream-colored central spot (dark rose in bud). Branching shrub with fan-shaped crown; spreading aggressively by root suckers, forming a colony 140 ft. long X 150 ft. wide at N end and X 115 ft. at S end (main colony 110 ft. long, thinning out southward as scattered small stems 13--44 in. high). Sheet 3 of 4.
Record Id: a90b616e-1548-4c9e-a3a8-e9053eddad81
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