University of Texas Herbarium
Catalog #: TEX00366327
Taxon: Saccharum giganteum (Walt.) Pers.
Family: Poaceae
Determiner: B. L. Turner
Collector: W. R. Carr (with Wendy Ledbetter)   17829   
Date: 21 October 1998
Locality: United States, Texas, Jasper, Rienstra property, ca. 500-600 ft. N of Co. Rd. 317, 1.2-1.3 roadmiles E of jct. F. M. 1005 at Magnolia Springs. Magnolia Springs Quadrangle. Elev. ca. 155 ft.
30.7325  -94.009722
Verbatim Coordinates: 30d 43m 57s N; 94d 35s
Habitat and Description: Rare on 1-3 ft. wide islands of sphagnum and other bog species "floating" (actually tethered to bottom by longer roots of one or two small shrubs) on surface of N half of large pond. Associates include Alnus serrulata, Itea virginica, Myrica sp., Ascyrum stans, Scutellaria integrifolia, Xyris sp., Triadenum sp., Carex glaucescens, Ludwigia pilosa, Lobelia reverchonii, Fuirena sp., Centella asiatica, Erianthus giganteus, Lycopus rubellus, Calopogon sp., or Pogonia ophioglossoides.
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Record Id: 017a0745-38ad-4845-b666-83269c93ec43
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: George Yatskievych (
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