University of Texas Herbarium
Catalog #: TEX00458267
Taxon: Pterocaulon virgatum (L.) DC.
Family: Asteraceae
Determiner: B.L. Turner (TEX), 2012
Collector: W.R. Carr & David Rosen   29929   
Date: 08 August 2011
Locality: United States, TEXAS, Brazoria, Corn Whiskey Unit adjacent to SW corner of Nash Prairie hay meadow, ca. 0.5-0.6 airmiles W of Co. Rd. 25 from a point ca. 0.2-0.3 roadmiles S of its jct. with Co. Rd. 255, ca. 10 mi N of East Columbia. Elev. 40-45ft.
29.250722  -95.607583
Verbatim Coordinates: 29d 15m 2.6s N; 95d 36m 27.3s
Habitat and Description: In herbaceous vegetation in formerly cultivated field on soils mapped as Edna fine sandy loam and Bernard-Edna complex, on level coastal prairie landscape underlain by Beaumont Formation. Associates included Eryngium yuccifolium, Galactia longifolia, Gaura sp., Helianthus angustifolius, Neptunia lutea, Panicum coloratum, Paspalum plicatulum, Paspalum urvillei, Passiflora incarnata, Rudbeckia hirta. Stems erect, 2-3 ft. tall; disk corollas tawny; rare.
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Record Id: ab8ea133-0ca6-4512-9340-aa6744ece7cc
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