University of Texas Herbarium
Catalog #: TEX00434845
Taxon: Aristida purpurea Nutt.
Family: Poaceae
Determiner: B.L. Turner, 2010
Collector: W.R. Carr w/ Debbie Benesh   27922   
Date: 19 May 2009
Locality: United States, Texas, Cooke, Ca. 0.8-1.0 airmiles S of Co. Rd. 398 bridge over Clear Creek at Leo. LO Unit of Dixon Ranch. Greenwood Quadrangle. Elev. 870 ft.
33.446278  -97.391833
Verbatim Coordinates: 33d 26m 46.6s N; 97d 23m 30.6s
Habitat and Description: Common in narrow band of medium- to short-stature grassland on very shallow clayey soils atop flat bench of Cretaceous limestone situated between taller grassland on gentle slopes of slightly convex ridgetop above and deciduous woodland on steeper slopes of canyon below. Band dominated by Bouteloua rigidiseta and Aristida sp. Other associates include Ambrosia psilostachya, Bifora Americana, Bromus japonicus, Callirhoe pedata, Calylophus berlandieri, Cirsium undulatum, Echinacea angustifolia, Erigeron strigosus, Gaillardia pulchella, Lindheimera texana, Linum berlandieri, Mimosa sp., Scutellaria drummondii, Tetraneuris linearifolia.
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Record Id: fd6c536e-4639-4d91-8255-f6330c10618d
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