University of Texas Herbarium
Catalog #: TEX00458021
Taxon: Sporobolus wrightii Munro ex Scribn.
Family: Poaceae
Determiner: B. L. Turner (TEX), 2012
Collector: W.R. Carr & Debbie Benesh   26152   
Date: 24 July 2007
Locality: United States, TEXAS, Starr, Near house on Las Estrellas Preserve, ca. 0.3-0.4 mi W of R. M. 3167 from a point 7.3 roadmiles N of jct. US Rt. 83 (at west edge of Rio Grande City). Elev. 290-300ft.
26.472139  -98.873361
Verbatim Coordinates: 26d 28m 19.7s N; 98d 52m 24.1s
Habitat and Description: Open parts of medium-stature thorn shrubland on gravelly clay soils (Catarina Series) on hilltop and upper slopes underlain by Catahoula and Frio formations. Associates include Bouteloua trifida, Acacia rigidula, Castela erecta, Celtis pallida, Forestiera angustifolia, Guaiacum angustifolium, Karwinskia humboldtiana, Krameria ramosissima, Lycium berlandieri, Melampodium cinereum, Opuntia leptocaulis, O. lindheimeri, Pennisetum ciliare, Prosopis glandulosa, Schaefferia cuneifolia, Synthlipsis greggii, Wedelia hispida. Culms 1 m tall, forming large clumps; occasional.
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Record Id: 83cd9ff6-bc34-49ea-b598-4ee091a227d5
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: George Yatskievych (
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