University of Texas Herbarium
Catalog #: TEX00431087
Taxon: Cyperus digitatus Roxb.
Family: Cyperaceae
Determiner: B. L. Turner, 2008
Collector: W. R. Carr and Sonia Najera   26527   
Date: 30 October 2007
Locality: United States, Texas, Willacy, Along S side of fence on S edge of San Perlita easement on Yturria Ranch, ca. 0.8 airmiles N to NNE of Atwood Windmill, ca. 2.3-2.4 airmiles SSE of Villareal Artesian Well. San Perlita Quadrangle. Elev. 20 ft.
26.587167  -97.644028
Verbatim Coordinates: 26d 35m 13.8s N; 97d 38m 38.5s
Habitat and Description: Culms almost 3 ft. tall, with reddish brown bases. Rare, local in area, confined to clayey soil of natural depressions on coastal prairie surface, in this case a tiny pothole heavily utilized by nilgai. Associates include Cyperus virens, Heliotropium indicum, and Paspalidium geminatum.
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Record Id: a9b7d77d-4a2e-490f-945d-5d338f2c21a2
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