University of Texas Herbarium
Catalog #: TEX00409315
Taxon: Pterocaulon virgatum (L.) DC.
Family: Asteraceae
Determiner: B. L. Turner
Collector: Robert Runyon   1550   
Date: 02 August 1933
Locality: United States, Texas, Cameron, N. E. side of El Jardin tract. Elev. 30 ft.
Habitat and Description: Only a few plants seen. Rare in this region, only known in one locality. Erect herb, branching above middle, 14-24 inches high. Roots deep seated. Leaves alternate, oblong-linear, sessile, acute, 2 to 4 inches long. Flowers terminal, pink or red. Flowering in Aug.
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Record Id: 3ba82554-ae44-4413-bc45-f1a57d7a5a59
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