University of Texas Herbarium
Catalog #: TEX00458140
Taxon: Dichanthelium laxiflorum (Lam.) Gould
Family: Poaceae
Determiner: B.L. Turner (TEX), 2012
Collector: W.R. Carr   29433   
Date: 03 May 2011
Locality: United States, TEXAS, Smith, NW corner of Sheff's Woods Preserve, roughly 3 airmiles NNE of jct. I-20 and St. Rt. 14 N of Tyler. Elev. 550ft.
32.495639  -95.260806
Verbatim Coordinates: 32d 29m 44.3s N; 95d 15m 38.9s
Habitat and Description: In more open portions of oak - hickory - eastern red cedar forest on soils mapped as well drained, medium acid loamy fine sand Grossarenic Paleudalfs (Pickton Series), on very gently sloping upland underlain by Sparta Sand just above its contact with the Weches Formation. Associates included Callicarpa americana, Carya (texana?), Celtis (reticulata or tenuifolia), Chasmanthium sessiliflorum, Desmodium spp., Dichanthelium spp., Euphorbia corollata, Hypericum hypericoides, Juniperus virginiana, Liquidambar styraciflua, Parthenocissus quinquefolia, Quercus incana, Q. stellata, Smilax bona-nox, S. glauca, S. smallii, Ulmus alata, Vaccinium arboreum, Viburnum rufidulum. Rare.
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Record Id: 60bd6145-4c9a-4f8c-9203-affa2e977957
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: George Yatskievych (
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