University of Texas Herbarium
Catalog #: TEX00329313
Taxon: Aristida purpurea Nutt.
Family: Poaceae
Determiner: B. L. Turner
Collector: Robert Runyon   4135   
Date: 05 December 1945
Locality: United States, Texas, Hidalgo, On the bank of the Arroya Colorado, at Harlingen, Texas. Elev. 10 m.
Habitat and Description: Habit: a tufted, erect grass. Habitat: dry clay banks. Perennial. Soil: clay. Flowers are from the summit of weak stems. Color: pale purple. Leaves are many, smooth and linear. Bark: pale. Roots: deep seated. Apparently rare, only a few mature plants seen.
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Record Id: 04d574f8-8704-40dd-8a1f-b680aaee5d58
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