University of Texas Herbarium
Catalog #: TEX00463355
Taxon: Acourtia wrightii (Gray) Reveal & King
Family: Asteraceae
Determiner: B. L. Turner (TEX), 2013
Collector: W. R. Carr & Debbie Benesh   31211   
Date: 17 July 2012
Locality: United States, TEXAS, Presidio, Ca. 3.0 airmiles WNW of jct. US Rt. 67 and US Rt. 90 in downtown Marfa. SW part of Mimms Ranch. Marfa Quadrangle. Elev. 4870 ft.
30.329183  -104.064383
Verbatim Coordinates: 30d 19.751m N; 104d 3.863m
Habitat and Description: In mostly herbaceous vegetation on silty soils on slight W-facing slope on very gently rolling landscape underlain by a mix of Perdiz Conglomerate (a fanglomerate of variable composition) and Quaternary alluvium. Associates included Acacia angustissima, Aphanostephus ramosissimus, Aristida ternipes, Bothriochloa barbinodis, Bouteloua barbata, B. gracilis, Buddleja scordioides, Croton pottsii, Dasylirion leiophyllum, Digitaria californica, Diodia sp., Ephedra trifurca, Evolvulus nuttallianus, Froelichia sp., Gaillardia pinnatifida, Hedyotis sp., Hoffmannseggia drepanocarpa, Hymenopappus flavescens, Ipomopsis longiflora, Krameria lanceolata, Melampodium leucanthum, Physaria fendleri, Poinsettia davidii, Polygala sp., Pomaria jamesii, Portulaca suffrutescens, Rhus microphylla, Rhynchosia senna var. texana, Talinum aurantiacum, Thelesperma megapotamicum, Tidestroemia lanuginosa, Yucca elata, Zinnia grandiflora. Occasional among shrubs.
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Record Id: b737a126-58d7-4aa1-889a-a6d41d5bfdfc
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