University of Texas Herbarium
Catalog #: TEX00456355
Taxon: Helenium microcephalum microcephalum DC.
Family: Asteraceae
Determiner: B.L. Turner (TEX), 2011
Collector: W.R. Carr & Debbie Benesh   26167   
Date: 25 July 2007
Locality: United States, TEXAS, Starr, E side of Las Estrellas Preserve, 0.2-0.3 mi W of R. M. 3167 from a point ca. 7.5 roadmiles N of jct. US Rt. 83 (at west edge of Rio Grande City). Elev. 270ft.
26.4745  -98.873778
Verbatim Coordinates: 26d 28m 28.2s N; 98d 52m 25.6s
Habitat and Description: Somewhat saline wet clay along margin of stock tank partially shaded by mesquite and retama, in valley between gravelly slopes underlain by Catahoula and Frio formations. Associates include Cynodon dactylon, Eleocharis sp., Heliotropium curassavicum, Phyla nodiflora, Tridens albescens. Common.
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Record Id: 2b942097-9b24-4a53-b3ff-e4eee8d18c58
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: George Yatskievych (
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