University of Texas Herbarium
Catalog #: TEX00432023
Taxon: Lygodesmia texana (Torr. & Gray) Greene
Family: Asteraceae
Determiner: T. Wendt 2001
Collector: Tom Wendt & Kathleen Collins   7129   
Date: 03 September 2000
Locality: United States, Texas, DICKENS, 5.5 mi S of US Hwy 82 on road to Croton Camp of the Pitchfork Ranch (i.e., 15.2 mi E from Dickens on 82, then S 3.9 mi on Co Rd 371, then SW 1.6 mi on Co Rd 366), in the Croton Breaks. Elev. 2125 ft.
33.553056  -100.615278
Verbatim Coordinates: 33d 33m 11s N; 100d 36m 55s
Habitat and Description: Red beds with red sandy soils, with gypsum outcrops; slopes with juniper, mesquite, Rhus microphylla, Berberis, Zizyphus, Celtis, Forestiera, Platyopuntia, Ephedra, and abundant grasses (especially Aristida), with gypsum slopes more open. (Severe drought this summer.) Erect, from elongate finger-like vertical root; white latex; fl lavender-pink; common along roadside but mostly past fl.
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Record Id: a399862c-2691-4290-8515-b3f35662d993
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