University of Texas Herbarium
Catalog #: TEX00346374
Taxon: Gamochaeta purpurea (L.) Cabrera
Family: Asteraceae
Determiner: G. Nesom (BRIT), 2002
Collector: W. R. Carr (with M. Gallyoun, W. Ledbetter, R. Turner)   17345   
Date: 08 April 1998
Locality: United States, Texas, Polk, Big Thicket National Preserve, Big Sandy Unit. W side of F. M. 1276, 2.0-2.5 roadmiles NW of its jct. with Sunflower Rd. at Dallardsville, within triangle bounded by F. M. 1276 and two unmarked forest roads that intersect it from the W. Dallardsville Quadrangle. Elev. 300 - 320 ft.
30.65  -94.666667
Verbatim Coordinates: 30d 39m N; 94d 40m
Habitat and Description: Occasional in recently burned thus open mixed pine-oak forest on moderately well-drained sandy loam on low hilltop underlain by Fleming Formation. Herbaceous associates include Ambrosia artemisiifolia, Andropogon ternarius, A. elliottii, Aristida sp., Aristolochia reticulata, Baptisia leucophaea, Berlandiera pumila, Carex complanata, Cirsium horridulum, Cnidoscolus texanus, Croton argyranthemus, Dichanthelium dichotomum, D. lanuginosum, D. laxiflorum, D. oligosanthes, Drosera brevifolia, Erigeron strigosus, Eupatorium compositifolium, Euphorbia corollata, Hedyotis australis, Helianthemum carolinianum, Oxalis priceae, Pteridium aquilinum, Rhynchosia americana, Rudbeckia sp., Scleria ciliata, Scutellaria parvula, Sphenopholis filiformis, Tephrosia virginiana, Tragia urticifolia, Verbena canadensis, Vernonia texana.
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Record Id: 5b7df911-6fce-4d91-a5a2-dbaa536b487b
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