University of Texas Herbarium
Catalog #: TEX00367243
Taxon: Spartina alterniflora Loisel.
Family: Poaceae
Determiner: B. L. Turner
Collector: W. R. Carr (with Paul Turner)   17120   
Date: 06 October 1997
Locality: United States, Texas, Galveston, NE side of Shell Island along shoreline of Galveston Bay, ca. 500 ft. N of seawall road ca. 1.5 roadmiles SE of its jct. with main N-S road through Galveston Bay Prairie Chicken Preserve (TNC), ca. 4.0 airmiles NNE of jct. St. Rt. 146 and F. M. 1764 N of Texas City. Texas City Quadrangle. Elev. 0 - 1 ft.
29.449444  -94.927222
Verbatim Coordinates: 29d 26m 58s N; 94d 55m 38s
Habitat and Description: Abundant, forming monoculture in wettest part of salt marsh on tidal flat.
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Record Id: be1ae967-e5bc-45b0-8ce5-ae4428e48485
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: George Yatskievych (
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