University of Texas Herbarium
Catalog #: TEX00167957
Taxon: Tiquilia canescens (DC.) A. Richards.
Family: Boraginaceae
Determiner: B. L. Turner, 2008
Collector: Michael J. Moore   138   
Date: 20 July 2002
Locality: United States, Texas, Brewster, Growing on the N side of US 90, ca. 17.5 mi. E of Marathon. Elev. 1290 m.
30.203778  -102.954972
Verbatim Coordinates: 30d 12m 13.6s N; 102d 57m 17.9s
Habitat and Description: Common in gravelly limestone on top of low tan/brown-colored limestone hill whose strata area tilted at ca. 50 degree angle. Dominants include Yucca elata, Dasylirion, Juniperus, and Opuntia imbricata. Tiquilia hispidissima (MJM 137) also present. Flowers rose pink to pink with yellow throats. Leaves large; plants prostrate, similar to Tiquilia mexicana. These plants nearly identical to MJM 150. Additional material: DNA.
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Record Id: 474c671f-5b1e-4e31-be83-e1214f6fd085
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