University of Texas Herbarium
Catalog #: TEX00343861
Taxon: Carex eburnea Boott
Family: Cyperaceae
Determiner: fide Emily Gillespie (BOON), 2004, as to synonymy
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Collector: T. L. Burgess   4158   
Date: 23 July 1976
Locality: United States, Texas, Culberson, Guadalupe Mts. Nat'l. Park, South McKittrick Canyon. 2.3 km S, 0.8 km W of Pratt Lodge. Elev. 5500 ft.
Habitat and Description: Uncommon beneath trees on alluvial terrace below. Plants on terrace much larger than those on cliff. [Det. by B. L. Turner as C. mckittrickensis, which fide Gillespies is syn. of C. eburnea. Note on 2004 Gillespie annotations of related material: "Specimens from the Guadalupe Mtns. were segregated by P. Ball (Novon 8:220-224. 1998) as C. mckittrickensis. Molecular and morphological analyses indicate that the segregate is embedded within C. eburnea."].
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Record Id: 156ac16a-b2a4-4a7b-91e9-5842e04e22f6
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