University of Texas Herbarium
Catalog #: TEX00409309
Taxon: Pterocaulon virgatum (L.) DC.
Family: Asteraceae
Determiner: B. L. Turner
Collector: Robert Runyon   3344   
Date: 24 September 1937
Locality: United States, Texas, Kenedy, Yturria, near Kenedy Co. line. Elev. 12 m.
Habitat and Description: On side of highway. Erect annual herb with perennial roots.. On open ground. Pale bark. Leaves pale beneath, dark above, sessile, acute. Flowers terminal spikes, cream, without odor. Composite. Sandy soil. Fruit dispersed by wind. Rare in this region. Known from near Port Brownsville and Yturria.
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Record Id: 98fa90be-4c94-40ef-bee9-f547a76a2912
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