PRC : TEX
University of Texas Herbarium
Catalog #: TEX00446179
Taxon: Cenchrus spinifex Cav.
Family: Poaceae
Determiner: B. L. Turner, 2007
Collector: W. R. Carr   24647   
Date: 15 June 2006
Locality: United States, Texas, Kleberg, Near navigation tower on E side of runways Naval Air Station Kingsville, 2.7 airmiles E to ENE of jct. US Rt. 77 and St. Rt. 425, ca. 2.7 airmiles ESE of jct. US Rt. 77 and F. M. 2045, at N27o30'35.3", W097o48'00.6". Kingsville East Quadrangle. Elev. 30 - 40 ft.
27.509806  -97.800167
Verbatim Coordinates: 27d 30m 35.3s N; 97d 48m 0.6s
Habitat and Description: Frequent in light-colored fine sand in bed of truck road through opening in mesquite woodland on gentle slope underlain by clays of the Beaumont Formation. Associates include Ambrosia psilostachya, Aphanostephus riddellii, Aristida purpurea, Bouteloua rigidiseta, Cenchrus spinifex, Chloris verticillata, Colubrina texensis, Cordia podocephala, Eragrostis secundiflora, Evolvulus sericeus, Indigofera miniata, Justicia pilosella, Monarda punctata, Parthenium sp., Rhynchosia texana, Richardia tricocca, Ruellia sp., Schrankia sp., Sida abutifolia, Simsia calva, Tragia sp., Tridens muticus, Wedelia hispida, Ziziphus obtusifolius.
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Record Id: 8bb7eb45-3b4f-4d4b-ab5f-83ec34b2c8b3
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: George Yatskievych (george.yatskievych@austin.utexas.edu)
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