University of Texas Herbarium
Catalog #: TEX00344804
Taxon: Rhynchospora colorata (L.) H. Pfeiffer
Family: Cyperaceae
Determiner: B. L. Turner
Collector: Alfred Traverse   1443   
Date: 29 April 1960
Locality: United States, Texas, Galveston, Galveston Island, about 1 mi. S of West Bay, along road just W of Sweetwater Lake. Elev. 5 ft.
Habitat and Description: Roadside ditch. Dark brown sandy silt. Borrichia-Acacia farn. complex above. Perennial herb, 15-25 cm. Wiry upright, but in masses. Inflorescences white, bracts have white bases.
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Record Id: 5ac91745-da63-4ea8-8a42-e103ef059a97
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: George Yatskievych (
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