University of Texas Herbarium
Catalog #: TEX00459660
Taxon: Cenchrus spinifex Cav.
Family: Poaceae
Determiner: B. L. Turner (TEX), 2012
Collector: W. R. Carr & Debbie Benesh   31200   
Date: 17 July 2012
Locality: United States, TEXAS, Presidio, Ca. 3.6 airmiles WNW of jct. US Rt. 67 and US Rt. 90 in downtown Marfa. SC part of Mimms Ranch. Marfa Quadrangle. Elev. 4850 ft.
30.335317  -104.07255
Verbatim Coordinates: 30d 20.119m N; 104d 4.353m
Habitat and Description: In mixed herbaceous vegetation on silty soils in highly impacted portion of pasture surrounding watering station, in broad shallow valley on very gently rolling landscape underlain by a mix of Perdiz Conglomerate (a fanglomerate of variable composition) and Quaternary alluvium. Associates include Amaranthus palmeri, Aristida adscencionis, Chenopodium sp., Chloris virgata, Cucurbita foetidissima, and Setaria leucopila. Common.
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Record Id: 4c831f73-2403-48eb-9033-4fddd1e3dfa7
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: George Yatskievych (
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