PRC : TEX
University of Texas Herbarium
Catalog #: TEX00459977
Taxon: Chamaecrista texana (Buckley) Pennell
Family: Fabaceae
Determiner: B. L. Turner (TEX), 2012
Collector: W. R. Carr & Lee Elliott   26959   
Date: 16 July 2008
Locality: United States, TEXAS, Brooks, Ca. 0.3-0.4 airmiles N to NNE of Vargas Well, ca. 2.6-2.7 airmiles S to SSW of R.M. 755 at Vargas Creek culvert, S part of Encinitos Ranch. Santa Elena SE Quadrangle. Elev. 220 ft.
26.786083  -98.348639
Verbatim Coordinates: 26d 47m 9.9s N; 98d 20m 55.1s
Habitat and Description: In grassland or open mesquite shrubland on deep loose hummocky fine sand (Sarita Series, Grossarenic Paleustalfs) on nearly level upland mantled with eolian sand of the South Texas Holocene Sand Sheet. Associates include Acalypha radians, Aristida sp. (26955), Cenchrus spinifex, Chamaecrista sp. (26965), Commelina erecta, Croton capitatus, glandulosus, C. parksii, Cyperus sp. (26962), Digitaria texana, Galactia texana, Helianthus praecox ssp. runyonii, Indigofera miniata, Matelea parviflora, Monarda fruticulosa, Oxalis berlandieri, Palafoxia texana, Paspalum sp. (26960), Phyllanthus abnormis, Physalis sp. (26963), Ratibida peduncularis, Rhynchelytrum repens, Schizachyrium scoparium, Scutellaria sp., Setaria ramiseta, Sida lindheimeri, Urochloa ciliatissima, U. texana. Stems prostrate. Occasional.
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Record Id: 267322d3-f631-4394-b618-286f1ca9f97a
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: George Yatskievych (george.yatskievych@austin.utexas.edu)
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