University of Texas Herbarium
Catalog #: TEX00167518
Taxon: Aristida purpurea Nutt.
Family: Poaceae
Determiner: B. L. Turner, 2008
Collector: W. R. Carr   25655   
Date: 26 March 2007
Locality: United States, Texas, Kleberg, SW corner of Naval Air Station Kingsville, N and E sides of Captain's Pond, ca. 0.6 airmiles NNW of jct. F. M. 1717 and F. M. 2619, ca. 0.8 airmiles E of jct. F. M. 1717 and F. M. 1720, at N27o28'09.6", W097o49'42.4". Ricardo Quadrangle. Elev. 35 - 40 ft.
27.469333  -97.828444
Verbatim Coordinates: 27d 28m 9.6s N; 97d 49m 42.4s
Habitat and Description: Common in occasionally mown herbaceous vegetation on shallow gravelly loam over caliche on very gentle slope just below coastal prairie surface underlain by Beaumont Formation. Associates include Acleisanthes obtusa, Ambrosia cheiranthifolia, Aphanostephus ramosissimus, Bouteloua rigidiseta, Cenchrus spinifex, Dalea multiflora, D. nana, pogonathera, Desmanthus virgatus, Dichondra caroliniana, Ditaxis humilis, Dyssodia tenuiloba, Elytraria bromoides, Evolvulus sericeus, Galactia heterophylla, Indigofera miniata, Krameria lanceolata, Linum rigidum, Menodora heterophylla, Phyllanthus polygonoides, Pinaropappus roseus, Richardia tricocca, Sida abutifolia.
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Record Id: 0955223e-459c-4d4a-8f13-2cd47325d9e0
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