University of Texas Herbarium
Catalog #: TEX00323901
Taxon: Triplasis purpurea (Walt.) Chapman
Family: Poaceae
Determiner: B. L. Turner
Collector: Steve L. Orzell and Edwin L. Bridges   8422 A   
Date: 21 September 1988
Locality: United States, Texas, Rusk, Ca. 0.4 mi W of sand road from Nacogdoches Co. at a point 1.2 mi N of FM 1087, ca. 5 mi E of US 259, 6.5 mi WNW of Garrison, Garrison West 7.5' Quad. Elev. 510 ft.
31.848611  -94.608333
Verbatim Coordinates: 31d 50m 55s N; 94d 36m 30s
Habitat and Description: Clearcut, disturbed deep xeric sandhill, on sand road in pine plantations. Geology - Carrizo Sand (Eocene). Soils - Tonkawa (Typic Quartzipsamments). Associates include Aristida desmantha, A. longespica var. geniculata, Paronychia drummondii, and Cyperus grayioides.
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Record Id: 0a2d6186-0295-4dc8-a7dc-d90d2a9b4acf
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: George Yatskievych (
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