University of Texas Herbarium
Catalog #: TEX00434182
Taxon: Leptochloa mucronata (Michx.) Kunth
Family: Poaceae
Determiner: B. L. Turner, 2009
Collector: W.R. Carr   27165   
Date: 15 September 2008
Locality: United States, Texas, Starr, Near gate on W side of F. M. 3167 at a point 7.6 roadmiles N of its jct. with US Rt. 83 at Rio Grande City. Las Estrellas Preserve. Rio Grande City North Quadrangle. Elev. 260 - 270 ft.
26.475917  -98.868972
Verbatim Coordinates: 26d 28m 33.3s N; 98d 52m 8.3s
Habitat and Description: Common in mix of Varilla texana - Ziziphus obtusifolius shrubland on somewhat saline clay soils of the Catarina Series, on valley flat between gravelly slopes underlain by Jackson Group. Woody associates include Bouteloua trifida, Desmanthus sp., Hilaria belangeri, Setaria macrostachya, Sporobolus pyramidatus, S. wrightii, Opuntia leptocaulis, O, lindheimeri, Prosopis glandulosa, Varilla texana, Ziziphus obtusifolius.
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Record Id: b2569e25-fea6-4505-9bda-7de34b2ab218
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