University of Texas Herbarium
Catalog #: TEX00460988
Taxon: Acourtia wrightii (Gray) Reveal & King
Family: Asteraceae
Determiner: B. L. Turner (TEX), 2013
Collector: W. R. Carr   31883   
Date: 20 September 2012
Locality: United States, TEXAS, Presidio, Ca. 2.4 airmiles NW to WNW of jct. US Rt. 90 and St. Rt. 17 in downtown Marfa. Southwestern part of Mimms Ranch (Dixon Water Foundation). Marfa Quadrangle. Elev. 4830-4850 ft.
30.326667  -104.055617
Verbatim Coordinates: 30d 19.6m N; 104d 3.337m
Habitat and Description: In rather sparse mixed low vegetation on fairly steep rocky slope of dark brown trachyandesite porphyry (Petan Basalt), on low rounded hills on otherwise very gently rolling landscape underlain by a mix of Perdiz Conglomerate (a fanglomerate of variable composition) and Quaternary alluvium. Associates included Aloysia wrightii, Aristida ternipes, Artemisia 31881, Bothriochloa laguroides, Bouteloua barbata, B. curtipendula, B. curtipendula, B. eriopoda, B. hirsuta, Buddleja marrubiifolia, Chaetopappa ericoides, Commelina erecta, Croton pottsii, Dasyochloa pulchella, Enneapogon desvauxii, Eriogonum wrightii, Flourensia cernua, Froelichia sp., Larrea tridentata, Macrosiphonia macrosiphon, Panicum hallii, Perityle vaseyi, Simsia calva, Setaria leucopila, Tidestroemia lanuginosa. Occasional.
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Record Id: 8ffdd2b9-03dc-4c48-bbb4-c680ff0dd330
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: George Yatskievych (
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