University of Texas Herbarium
Catalog #: TEX00294522
Taxon: Caesalpinia phyllanthoides Standl.
Family: Fabaceae
Determiner: B. L. Turner
Collector: Steve L. Orzell & Edwin L. Bridges   6002   
Date: 21 March 1988
Locality: United States, Texas, Jim Wells, On limestone outcrops, on west side of FM 534, 1.8-1.9 miles north of int. FM 738, 0.2 miles south of Barbone Creek, 0.6-0.7 miles south of Rd. to Pernitas Point, 6.8-6.9 miles south of int. FR 3162, Sandia 7.5' Quad. Elev. 150 - 180 ft.
28.040278  -97.941944
Verbatim Coordinates: 28d 2m 25s N; 97d 56m 31s
Habitat and Description: Xeric thorn scrub on limestone outcrops. Rhizomatous, colonial shrub from 1-2 ft. tall, mostly in flower bud, only found outside fence. Geology - Goliad Formation (Pliocene). Soils - Olmos Assoc. (Petrocalcic Calciustolls). Common shrubs include: Acacia rigidula, Berbis trifoliolata, Colubrina texensis, Eysenhardtia texana, Leucophyllum frutescens, Salvia ballotaeflora, and Sophora secundiflora. Herbaceous associates include: Carex planostachys, Gilia ludens, Hymenoxys turneri, Lithospermum mirabile, Phyllanthus polygonoides, Polygala alba, and Thamnosma texana.
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Record Id: 5a1268b5-ebee-4349-9c5a-71c7dbcc265c
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