University of Texas Herbarium
Catalog #: TEX00446432
Taxon: Panicum obtusum Kunth
Family: Poaceae
Determiner: B. L. Turner, 2007
Collector: W. R. Carr   25243   
Date: 19 October 2006
Locality: United States, Texas, Kleberg, Tranquitas Creek ca. 0.3 mi W of its confluence with San Fernando Creek, outside perimeter fence near Gate 5, Naval Air Station Kingsville, 2.6 airmiles ENE of jct. US Rt. 77 and St. Rt. 425, at N27o31'09.6", W97o48'22.1". Kingsville East Quadrangle. Elev. 20 - 25 ft.
27.519333  -97.806139
Verbatim Coordinates: 27d 31m 9.6s N; 97d 48m 22.1s
Habitat and Description: Locally frequent, several colonies in somewhat saline clay along upper edge of grassy floodplain of Tranquitas Creek. Vegetation dominated by exotics, including Dichanthium annulatum and Urochloa maxima. Other associates include Acacia minuata, Baccharis neglecta, Borrichia frutescens, Distichlis spicata, Eupatorium incarnatum, Lycium carolinianum, Parkinsonia aculeata, Prosopis glandulosa, P. reptans, Setaria leucopila, Spartina spartinae, Trichloris pluriflora.
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Record Id: 96e5dfa6-3bd2-4d58-9280-3fc5bda70f9f
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