University of Texas Herbarium
Catalog #: TEX00362984
Taxon: Eriochloa contracta A.S. Hitchc.
Family: Poaceae
Determiner: B. L. Turner
Collector: Robert Runyon   4104   
Date: 23 November 1945
Locality: United States, Texas, Cameron, El Jardin tract bordering Oklahoma Avenue. Elev. 10 m.
Habitat and Description: Erect tufted grass. Open dry grounds. Perennial roots. Soil: clay. Flowers: are on closed panicles. Color: green. Leaves: mostly from the base. Fruit: turns brownish at maturity. Bark: greenish. Roots: fibrous. A large colony is on land bordering Oklahoma Ave. not seen elsewhere. Slightly viscid.
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Record Id: 375bd3e0-6d45-42b1-a5da-2f02d5c32a8c
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