University of Texas Herbarium
Catalog #: TEX00446146
Taxon: Cenchrus spinifex Cav.
Family: Poaceae
Determiner: B. L. Turner, 2007
Collector: W. R. Carr and Debbie Benesh   24464   
Date: 05 May 2006
Locality: United States, Texas, Jim Wells, S end of N-S runway at Naval Auxiliary Landing Field Orange Grove, ca. 2.2 airmiles E to ESE of jct. US Rt. 281 and Co. Rd. 220, at N27o53'00.6", W098o03'05.9". San Diego NE Quadrangle. Elev. 220 - 230 ft.
27.8835  -98.051639
Verbatim Coordinates: 27d 53m 0.6s N; 98d 3m 5.9s
Habitat and Description: Occasional in fallow corn field on deep, well drained, moderately alkaline loam (Clareville Series, Pachic Argiustolls) on level to gently sloping upland underlain by calcareous sandstone of the Lissie Formation. Associates include Aphanostephus ramosissimus, Cenchrus spinifex, Convolvulus equitans, Cynodon dactylon, Dichanthelium annulatum, Eupatorium incarnatum, E. odoratum, Helianthus annuus, Ipomoea cordatotriloba, Linum sp., Oxalis dillenii, Parthenium hysterophorus, Pyrrhopappus pauciflorus, Ratibida columnifera, Salvia coccinea, Sarcostemma cynanchoides, Solanum elaeagnifolium, Sorghum halepense, Teucrium cubense, Verbesina microptera.
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Record Id: bdedbf2d-b413-4faf-a416-3ede4ea2517c
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