University of Texas Herbarium
Catalog #: TEX00344785
Taxon: Rhynchospora colorata (L.) H. Pfeiffer
Family: Cyperaceae
Determiner: B. L. Turner
Collector: Robert Runyon   3975   
Date: 18 July 1945
Locality: United States, Texas, CAMERON, Padre Island, opposite Point Isabel. Elev. 2 m.
Habitat and Description: Habit erect herb, with white head; habitat moist sandy ground; perennial; soil sandy; flowers are from the summit of stem; color white; odor none; month May-July; leaves are narrow and mostly from below on stem; fruit a terminal cluster; bark pale; roots creeping. Occasional in colonies, occurring in sandy situations.
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