DIVERSITY OF LIFE TOMPKINS COUNTY FLORA
Prenanthes altissimaL.
Mitchell NYNYFA TCUSDA NY
accepted no accepted
Tall Rattlesnakeroot

Asteraceae

CAYUGA FLORA (1926) NOTES: Sheltered banks, or deep, chiefly moist, woodlands, in rich gravelly soils; frequent. Aug. 25-Oct. 10. Rare or absent on the chestnut soils of the Spencer and Danby hills ; frequent about McLean and in the ravines of the basin ; local in low sandy, possibly mucky, woods, Junius. Newf. to Man., southw. to Ga. and Tenn. ; rare on the Coastal Plain. The following extreme types of leaves may be noted: (a) leaves not lobed; (b) leaves deeply lobed.


BH SPECIMENS FOR Prenanthes altissima (this list may be incomplete)
 Enfield Hills, near Ithaca, 14 Sep 1927, Bailey (BH 22408);
 Ithaca, 15 Oct 1915, Bailey (BH 22420);
 Ithaca, Boulevard, 18 Sep 1927, Bailey (BH 22407);
 Ithaca, Boulevard, 18 Sep 1927, Bailey (BH 22406);
 Ithaca, 18 Sep 1927, Bailey (BH 22404);
 Ithaca, Boulevard, 18 Sep 1927, Bailey (BH 22419);
 Ithaca, Boulevard, 18 Sep 1927, Bailey (BH 22405);
 Ithaca, Cornell University campus, near Beebe Lake, wooded area, filtered sun, moist soil, 26 Sep 1983, Bolton 75 (BH 22411);
 Town of Dryden, McLean Bogs, damp woods, perennial, flowers whitish, heads pendulous, 6 Sep 1947, Dress 99 (BH 22409);
 Ithaca, woods, 17 Sep 1875, Dudley (BH 22414);
 Ithaca, Forest Home, along Fall Creek, open gravelly woods, 10 Oct 1914, Eames 3325 (BH 22417);
 Ithaca, Six Mile Creek, lower ravine, moist woods, 20 Sep 1915, Eames 5349 (BH 22418);
 Danby, east of West Danby Station, woods along hill road, 1 Oct 1918, Eames & Wiegand 11035 (BH 22413);
 Ithaca, Enfield Gorge, 4 Sep 1920, Muenscher & Bechtel 635 (BH 22421);
 Ithaca, Fall Creek Ravine, north of Beebe Lake, damp woods, 27 Aug 1913, Palmer 1372 (BH 22416);
 Ithaca, 28 Sep 1872, Rowlee (BH 22410);
 Ithaca, northern terraces of South Hill, 27 Aug 1919, Wiegand 13245 (BH 22415);
 Ithaca, Fall Creek Ravine, along Forest Home Road, woods, 17 Sep 1915, Thomas 5350 (BH 22412);

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