University of Texas Herbarium
Catalog #: TEX00391560
Taxon: Liatris elegans carrizana Gaiser
Family: Asteraceae
Determiner: Mark Mayfield (TEX), 1994
Collector: Mark H. Mayfield with T. F. Patterson   1532   
Date: 15 August 1992
Locality: United States, Texas, Nueces, West side of Flour Bluff along Purdue St. across from Retta Drive (NE side of Purdue). Elev. 17 ft.
27.654167  -97.294722
Verbatim Coordinates: 27d 39m 15s N; 97d 17m 41s
Habitat and Description: In a vacant lot. Scrubby hammocks of Live Oak and Ilex vomitoria with intervening grassy, open, seasonally wet, swales. Uncommon on higher areas around Oak hummocks. Possibly introgressed by L. pycnostachya with which it is growing. Note phyllary shape, color. [Mayfield (1994) more specifically annotated as L. elegans var. carizzana (arrow towards] L. pycnostachya, and added directly on sheet: "Parent Taxon". He considers this a parent of a L. pycnostachya X elegans var. carizzana hybrid; see also Mayfield 1531, 1533, 1534 for complete hybrid series.].
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Record Id: 94d4f6b5-5820-402f-b12f-bd961a3efacc
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