University of Texas Herbarium
Catalog #: TEX00445862
Taxon: Heliotropium torreyi I.M. Johnston
Family: Boraginaceae
Determiner: B. L. Turner, 2007
Collector: W. R. Carr   24826   
Date: 11 July 2006
Locality: United States, Texas, Jim Wells, Just W of N end of pavement on N-S runway at Naval Auxiliary Landing Field Orange Grove, ca. 2.9-3.0 airmiles ENE of jct. US Rt. 281 and Co. Rd. 220, at N27o54'21.8", W098o02'42.8". San Diego NE Quadrangle. Elev. 240 - 260 ft.
27.906056  -98.045222
Verbatim Coordinates: 27d 54m 21.8s N; 98d 2m 42.8s
Habitat and Description: Common, the dominant species in low shrub layer, in narrow strip of medium-stature shrubland on short but rocky slope underlain on calcareous sandstone or caliche of Lissie Formation. Shrubland dominated by Leucophyllum frutescens and Acacia rigidula. Other associates include Acacia berlandieri, Acourtia runcinata, Acleisanthes anisophylla, Berberis trifoliolata, Bernardia myricifolia, Calliandra conferta, Colubrina texensis, Condalia hookeri, Eysenhardtia texana, Forestiera angustifolia, Galphimia angustifolia, Lantana macropoda, Melampodium cinereum, Polygala glandulosa, Salvia ballotiflora, Tiquilia canescens, Wedelia hispida, Yucca treculeana.
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Record Id: 4107035b-338a-4543-920e-d3f2a316c93d
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