University of Texas Herbarium
Catalog #: TEX00329322
Taxon: Aristida purpurea Nutt.
Family: Poaceae
Determiner: B. L. Turner
Collector: Robert Runyon   4075   
Date: 04 November 1945
Locality: United States, Texas, CAMERON, Near Barreda, on R. R. right of way. Elev. 10 m.
Habitat and Description: A slender, weak, tufted grass. Habitat: open ground and fields. Soil: clay. Flowers: terminal, fluffy, light. Color: pale tan. Leaves are mostly from below, linear, smoothish. Fruit is covered with long hairs. Bark: pale green. Roots: fibrous. It grows in colonies and is not abundant in Cameron County.
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Record Id: 082f7f27-bcbd-43a1-8c5e-e187ff381620
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