Liatris elegans carrizana Gaiser
Determiner: Mark Mayfield (TEX), 1994
M. H. Mayfield & T. F. Patterson 1531
Date: 15 August 1992
United States, Texas, NUECES, West side of Flour Bluff; In a vacant lot at the corner of Division St. and Flour Bluff Dr. Elev. 15 ft.
27d 39m 15s N; 97d 17m 41s
Habitat and Description:
In open higher areas around Live Oak hummocks; soils of Galveston Mustang complex; Schizachyrium-dominated open disturbed prairie; associated with Froelichia drummondii, Chamaechrista fasciculata. Rare along edges of Oak Hummocks. Soil very hard packed and laced with Oak runners. [Mayfield (1994) more specifically annotated as L. elegans var. carizzana (arrow towards] L. pycnostachya, and added directly on sheet: "Parent? Possibly a Backcross". He considers this a member of a L. pycnostachya X elegans var. carizzana hybrid situation; see also Mayfield 1532, 1533, 1534 for complete hybrid series.].
Record Id: 7013f71f-0632-4c55-8b80-c819c6cde1f4