University of Texas Herbarium
Catalog #: TEX00314356
Taxon: Catapodium rigidum (L.) C. E. Hubbard ex Dony
Family: Poaceae
Determiner: B. L. Turner
Collector: W. R. Carr   17458   
Date: 22 April 1998
Locality: United States, Texas, Matagorda, On shell ridge along N side of and parallel to Intracoastal Waterway, along and E of eastern of two access roads. Mad Island Marsh Preserve. Palacios NE Quadrangle. Elev. ca. 5 - 6 ft.
28.635556  -96.084722
Verbatim Coordinates: 28d 38m 8s N; 96d 5m 5s
Habitat and Description: Rare in dry sand and shell in partial shade of shrubland on shell ridge. Associates include Ambrosia psilostachya, Argemone albiflora, Boerhavia coccinea, Bromus unioloides, Coreopsis sp., Gaillardia pulchella, Hedyotis nigricans, Indigofera miniata, Limnodea arkansana, Polanisia dodecandra, Scutellaria drummondii, Spermolepis echinata, Thelesperma filifolium.
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Record Id: b39b4384-a9ed-4e91-b65a-594e15070fc3
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