University of Texas Herbarium
Catalog #: TEX00458965
Taxon: Condalia spathulata Gray
Family: Rhamnaceae
Determiner: B.L. Turner (TEX), 2012
Collector: W. R. Carr   29261   
Date: 16 November 2010
Locality: United States, TEXAS, Starr, Along W fenceline of Las Estrellas Preserve, ca. 1.0 airmiles W of gate on R. M. 3167 at a point 7-8 roadmiles N of jct. US Rt. 83 at W edge of Rio Grande City. Elev. 290ft.
26.474889  -98.885889
Verbatim Coordinates: 26d 28m 29.6s N; 98d 53m 9.2s
Habitat and Description: In of medium-stature thorn shrubland on soils mapped as deep calcareous moderately alkaline saline Catarina clay, on slope of gravelly hill on gently rolling landscape underlain by mudstones and claystones of the Catahoula and Frio formations (undivided). Shrubland dominated by Acacia rigidula, A. berlandieri, Castela erecta and Krameria ramosissima. Other associates included Aristida purpurea, Echinocereus fitchii, Hilaria belangeri, Isocoma coronopifolia, Leucophyllum frutescens, Panicum hallii, Setaria sp., Sporobolus wrightii, Thelocactus bicolor, Tiquilia canescens, Varilla texana, Yeatesia platystegia, Yucca treculeana. Shrub 1-3 feet tall; fruit rose-purple (at this season); locally frequent.
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Record Id: e6d342b7-7a69-4184-b92e-18d82349348b
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