University of Texas Herbarium
Catalog #: TEX00456422
Taxon: Juniperus ashei ovata R.P.Adams
Family: Cupressaceae
Determiner: B.L. Turner (TEX), 2011
Collector: W.R. Carr, David Kitner & Daniel Kunz   28809   
Date: 26 April 2010
Locality: United States, TEXAS, Duval, On top of and lending its name to Cedro Hill, ca. 10 airmiles SSW of jct. US Rt. 59 and St. Rt. 16 at Freer. Duval County Ranch. Elev. 666ft.
27.758556  -98.699583
Verbatim Coordinates: 27d 45m 30.8s N; 98d 41m 58.5s
Habitat and Description: Open shrubland on somewhat xeric knoll of white claystone or sandstone of the Fant Tuff Member of the Catahoula and Frio Formations (undivided). Shrubland dominated at 2 m by Gochnatia hypoleuca and at 1 m by Leucophyllum frutescens. Other associates included Acacia berlandieri, A. rigidula, Acourtia runcinata, Aloysia macrostachya, Aspicarpa hyssopifolia, Croton incanus, Eysenhardtia texana, Guaiacum angustifolium, Hedeoma sp., Lantana urticoides, Oxalis dichondrifolia, Passiflora tenuiloba, Pinaropappus roseus, Polygala sp., Rhus virens, Sideroxylon celastrinum, Sophora secundiflora, Tetraneuris scaposa, Thamnosma texanum, Thymophylla pentachaeta, Verbena canescens, Yucca treculeana, Zexmenia brevifolia. About 15 shrubs observed, mostly < 1 m tall; no evidence of cultivation; local.
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Record Id: e116c67b-b96b-40b2-b6ce-4578a6595591
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