University of Texas Herbarium
Catalog #: TEX00448736
Taxon: Helenium microcephalum microcephalum DC.
Family: Asteraceae
Determiner: B. L. Turner, 2009
Collector: W.R. Carr   25830   
Date: 01 May 2007
Locality: United States, Texas, Kleberg, On E side of San Fernando Creek just outside crash gate 6A in perimeter fence on east side of Naval Air Station Kingsville, ca. 2.8 airmiles ENE of jct. US Rt. 77 and St. Rt. 425, ca. 2.6 airmiles E of jct. US Rt. 77 and F. M. 2045 (Santa Gertrudis Ave.) Kingsville East Quadrangle. Elev. 15 ft.
27.51075  -97.798917
Verbatim Coordinates: 27d 30m 38.7s N; 97d 47m 56.1s
Habitat and Description: Rare in mixed herbaceous vegetation with emergent hackberry, mesquite, and retama all tied together with thickety vines, on clayey alluvium on occasionally inundated floodplain. Associates include Acacia minuata, Baccharis neglecta, Borrichia frutescens, Carex tetrastachya, Celtis laevigata, Chaerophyllum tainturieri, Chloracantha spinosa, Cirsium texanum, Cissus incisa, Clematis pitcheri, Cocculus diversifolius, Cynodon dactylon, Galium aparine, Gaura parviflora, Lycium carolinianum, Malvastrum coromandelianum, Parkinsonia aculeata, Parthenium hysterophorus, Phyla nodiflora, Prosopis glandulosa, Rumex spiralis, Sarcostemma cynanchoides, Solanum triquetrum, Spartina spartinae, Teucrium canadense, Urtica chamaedryoides.
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Record Id: 9f2bed44-549f-4d15-bbbe-9c9b2e8e3d70
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: George Yatskievych (
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