University of Texas Herbarium
Catalog #: TEX00308254
Taxon: Rhynchospora colorata (L.) H. Pfeiffer
Family: Cyperaceae
Determiner: B. L. Turner
Collector: W. R. Carr (with T. Ettel, J. Maresh, and C. Smith)   18354   
Date: 15 June 1999
Locality: United States, Texas, Calhoun, Both sides of a N-S road leading to Powderhorn Oil Field, ca 3.4 airmiles NE of jct. F.M. 1289 and St. Rt. 185, or 4.1 airmiles NW of bend in St. Rt. 185 near Port O'Connor Airport. Powderhorn Ranch. Port O'Connor Quadrangle. Elev. ca. 10 ft.
28.474722  -96.498333
Verbatim Coordinates: 28d 28m 29s N; 96d 29m 54s
Habitat and Description: Common in sand in bottom of dry shallow (ephemeral) pothole in opening in low oak shinnery on undulating sand of Ingleside Barrier. Associates include Rhynchospora fascicularis, Croton capitatus, Lythrum lanceolatum, Pluchea foetida, Paspalum plicatulum.
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Record Id: ae5ebd7f-fcd9-42b2-9ccb-2c97bd8ce032
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