University of Texas Herbarium
Catalog #: TEX00391555
Taxon: Liatris elegans X punctata (Hybrid)
Family: Asteraceae
Determiner: Mark Mayfield (TEX), 1994
Collector: Mark Mayfield   1561   
Date: 18 September 1992
Locality: United States, Texas, Guadalupe, SE of Seguin, at the junction of FM 1117 and Turnaround Rd; 5.1 mi S of the JCT with FR 466; NE of road. Elev. 650 ft.
29.465278  -97.848889
Verbatim Coordinates: 29d 27m 55s N; 97d 50m 56s
Habitat and Description: In sandy soil, loose grey sand over hard red sand/sandstone. Quercus marilandica - Q. stellata sandhill woodland, with openings dominated by Schizachyrium scoparium; Carrizo Formation. Flowers mostly white, faintly pink and long-exerted from the involucres, tube flared, lobes reflexed; phyllaries bluish-petaloid; one plant. [Mayfield's 1994 annotation more specifically is L. elegans var. carizzana X L. punctata var. punctata. Mayfield wrote directly on sheet: "F1 Hybrid". See Mayfield 1560 & 1562 for putative parents.].
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Record Id: 96b20d13-fa0b-4fd9-a340-4f4f7e4de539
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