PRC : TEX
University of Texas Herbarium
Catalog #: TEX00463400
Taxon: Aristida purpurea Nutt.
Family: Poaceae
Determiner: B. L. Turner (TEX), 2013
Collector: W. R. Carr   31550   
Date: 23 August 2012
Locality: United States, TEXAS, Presidio, Ca. 6.6-6.7 airmiles N to NNE of jct. US Rt. 90 and St. Rt. 17 in downtown Marfa. NE part of Mimms Ranch (Dixon Water Foundation). Mano Prieto Mountain Quadrangle. Elev. Ca. 4910-4920 ft.
30.40285  -103.998483
Verbatim Coordinates: 30d 24.171m N; 103d 59.909m
Habitat and Description: On small stony hill on otherwise nearly level rocky upland underlain by a mix of Perdiz Conglomerate (a fanglomerate of variable composition) and Quaternary alluvium. Grassland dominated by Bouteloua gracilis and Panicum hallii. Other associates included Acourtia nana, Aristida purpurea var. wrightii, Bothriochloa barbinodis, Bouteloua curtipendula, Cirsium undulatum, Clematis drummondii, Condalia ericoides, Croton pottsii, Dyschoriste sp., Ephedra trifurca, Gaillardia pinnatifida, Gutierrezia sp., Kallstroemia hirsutissima, Koeberlinia spinosa, Larrea tridentata, Machaeranthera pinnatifida, Melampodium leucanthum, Munroa squarrosa, Nyctaginea capitata, Scleropogon brevifolius, Yucca sp., Zinnia grandiflora. Rare.
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Record Id: 20517f81-c3fa-4a75-8b8f-631e8b7b64b5
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: George Yatskievych (george.yatskievych@austin.utexas.edu)
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