University of Texas Herbarium
Catalog #: TEX00445656
Taxon: Cenchrus spinifex Cav.
Family: Poaceae
Determiner: B. L. Turner, 2007
Collector: W. R. Carr   24738   
Date: 06 July 2006
Locality: United States, Texas, McMullen, Just N of road along southern perimeter fenceline of U. S. Navy's Escondido Ranch, 1.4 airmiles W to WSW of confluence of Mirasol and Ygnacio creeks, 6.3-6.4 airmiles E to ENE of SW corner of county, at N28o04'38.8", W098o42'13.2". Mirasol Creek Quadrangle. Elev. 350 ft.
28.077444  -98.703667
Verbatim Coordinates: 28d 4m 38.8s N; 98d 42m 13.2s
Habitat and Description: Occasional in herbaceous vegetation and stump sprouts in broad hunting sendero cut through mixed-stature thornscrub on clayey soils on gently undulating upland underlain by Miocene strata of the Frio Formation. Associates include Abutilon incanum, Acacia berlandieri, A. rigidula, A. schaffneri, Acleisanthes obtusa, Ambrosia confertiflora, Aristida purpurea, Chamaesyce serpens, Chloris cucullata, Clematis drummondii, Croton lindheimerianus, Desmanthus virgatus, Ditaxis humilis, Dyssodia tenuiloba, Guaiacum angustifolium, Kallstroemia spp., Leptochloa filiformis, Lantana macropoda, Lycium berlandieri, Mollugo verticillata, Nyctaginea capitata, Prosopis glandulosa, Sida abutifolia, Talinum aurantiacum, Tidestroemia lanuginosa.
Specimen Images
Record Id: 2f485de9-062a-472a-9543-75cb1e5830df
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: George Yatskievych (
No comments have been submitted
New Comment
Login to leave a comment.