After a excessively wet spring it turned dry for over a week. Then yesterday it rained hard, so I went to see if this species might have returned at the spot I found it last year. It has indeed!
The soil is rocky clay typical of the Ozark foothills of southeast Missouri.
This specimen was growing near where a large mature White Ash tree used to be, but has long since rotted away. There are several huge old Post Oaks nearby and the specimen seems to like the spot between their canopy drip lines.
This species always has a sweet smell that is pleasant and it does not bruise or stain that I can tell.
I collected the entire specimen including the bulb intact and will be sending the dried material to Dr Tulloss.


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Thanks John,
By: groundhog
2013-08-14 12:05:21 CDT (-0400)

This material has been received and accessioned to Rod’s herbarium.

Thank you, John.
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2013-05-31 11:24:48 CDT (-0400)

I’m looking forward to new material.

Very best,


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