Tetraneuris turneri (Parker) Parker
Determiner: B. L. Turner, 2005
W. R. Carr et al. 24039
Date: 06 June 2005
United States, Texas, Goliad, W bank of Mucorrera Creek just upstream from low water crossing under power lines, ca. 4.2 airmiles E to ENE of jct. US Rt. 59 and F.M. 883 at Berclair. Fair Oaks Ranch. Berclair Quadrangle. Elev. 150 - 160 ft.
28d 32m 33.5s N; 97d 31m 40.8s
Habitat and Description:
A few dozen plants on crumbly whitish sandstone or caliche (Goliad Formation) exposed on fairly steep but short E-facing slope ca. 5-15 feet above normal level of perennial stream. Vegetation composed mostly of calciphilic herbaceous perennials, including Simsia calva, Dalea multiflora, Dalea aurea, Salvia texana, Liatris sp., Linum rupestre, Houstonia nigricans, Polygala alba, Aphanostephus riddellii. Top of slope covered mostly by thicket of Eysenhardtia texana, Colubrina texensis; sandy soils away from creek support live oak savanna.
Record Id: 55db15b2-0c26-4a66-873f-5f196e1d6284