University of Texas Herbarium
Catalog #: TEX00343058
Taxon: Rhynchospora nitens (Vahl) Gray
Family: Cyperaceae
Determiner: B. L. Turner
Collector: W. R. Carr with David Wolfe   15692   
Date: 09 September 1996
Locality: United States, Texas, San Patricio, 10-30 ft. W of coral Sea Blvd. from a point opposite N end of parking lot in front of Mine Warfare Training Center, ca. 0.8 airmiles SW to SSW of jct. F. M. 1069 and F. M. 2725, SE of Ingleside. Naval Station Ingleside. Lat/long det. from mylar overlay on Port Ingleside Quadrangle. Elev. ca. 15 ft.
27.827778  -97.201111
Verbatim Coordinates: 27d 49m 40s N; 97d 12m 4s
Habitat and Description: Locally common in moist, poorly drained, moderately alkaline fine sand (Mustang Series, Typic Psammaquents) in +/- ponded stretch of drainage ditch connecting natural ephemeral fresh-water pothole ponds among Pleistocene-era relict barrier island dunes supporting live oak-redbay woodlands. Associates include Bacopa monnieri, Fuirena scirpoidea, Fuirena simplex, Hedyotis uniflora, Juncus scirpoides, Leptochloa filiformis, Pluchea purpurascens, Sesbania macrocarpa.
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Record Id: f4273184-6bf6-4824-9f92-5635b70d8e7a
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: George Yatskievych (
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