University of Texas Herbarium
Catalog #: TEX00434892
Taxon: Cenchrus spinifex Cav.
Family: Poaceae
Determiner: B.L. Turner, 2010
Collector: W.R. Carr w/ AmieTreuer-Kuehn   28297   
Date: 15 July 2009
Locality: United States, Texas, Kenedy, 500 feet N of Turcotte Road ca. 8 miles E of its gate on US Rt. 77, ca. 1.8-1.9 airmiles W of San Antonio Windmill, ca. 1.1-1.2 airmiles NE to ENE of Rodeo Windmill. Kenedy Ranch. San Pedro Ranch Quadrangle. Elev. 25 - 40 ft.
26.944472  -97.683278
Verbatim Coordinates: 26d 56m 40.1s N; 97d 40m 59.8s
Habitat and Description: Rare (if not C. spinifex) in openings in live oak-mesquite woodland on partially stabilized inland dunes of South Texas Holocene Sand Sheet. Associates include Acalypha radians, Croton capitatus, Dichanthelium nodatum, Lantana urticoides, Malvaviscus arboreus, Opuntia lindheimeri, Prosopis glandulosa, Quercus fusiformis, Tillandsia baileyi, Vitis mustangensis.
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Record Id: 66c804ae-6e41-43cb-bad8-72262bd6a46a
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: George Yatskievych (
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