University of Texas Herbarium
Catalog #: TEX00453645
Taxon: Aristida oligantha Michx.
Family: Poaceae
Determiner: B. L. Turner (TEX), 2011
Collector: W. R. Carr   29193   
Date: 20 October 2010
Locality: United States, TEXAS, Matagorda, Along W side of N arm of Mad Island Lake, ca. 500-1000 ft. N of HQ at Mad Island Marsh Preserve. Elev. 1-2 ft.
28.648306  -96.102444
Verbatim Coordinates: 28d 38m 53.9s N; 96d 6m 8.8s
Habitat and Description: In sparse vegetation on moderately well drained sandy loam in eroded area a few inches below upland coastal prairie dominated by Schizachyrium scoparium and an inch or two above clayey saline flats dominated by Spartina spartinae and mixed halophytes. Associates included Agalinis strictifolia, Aristida purpurea, Bouteloua rigidiseta, Chloris cucullata, Eragrostis secundiflora, Helenium amarum, Hypericum drummondii, Liatris bracteata, Linum sp., Palafoxia rosea, Thymophylla tenuiloba, Thurovia triflora. Occasional.
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Record Id: cc3670a9-0241-474f-bf9f-ddc1c394f144
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