University of Texas Herbarium
Catalog #: TEX00464111
Taxon: Gamochaeta purpurea (L.) Cabrera
Family: Asteraceae
Determiner: B. L. Turner (TEX), 2013
Collector: W.R. Carr   30066   
Date: 17 March 2012
Locality: United States, TEXAS, Bastrop, Ca. 300 ft. N of CCC-era dining hall just E of golf course, ca. 1.5 airmiles E of jct. St. Rt. 21 and St. Rt. 95 in Bastrop. Bastrop State Park. Bastrop Quadrangle. Elev. 510-520 ft.
30.10995  -97.28226
Verbatim Coordinates: 30.10995d N; 97.28226d
Habitat and Description: In burned loblolly pine - post oak forest on level upland and upper slope underlain by Carrizo Sand, on soils mapped as deep, well drained, slightly acid, very gravelly sandy soils of the Vernia complex (Grossarenic Paleustalfs). Area burned during Bastrop Complex Wildfire of September 2011. Canopy trees mostly dead; shrub layer open; ground layer covered in hydro-mulch with Triticale seeds. Associates included Dichanthelium sp., Facelis retusa, Gamochaeta falcata, Hedyotis crassifolia, Hedypnois cretica, Hypochaeris glabra, Liatris sp., Myosotis macrosperma, Nuttallanthus texanus, Phytolacca americana, Scutellaria drummondii, Tradescantia subacaulis. Common, emerging from hydro-mulch.
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Record Id: fec2b2b8-0e54-4188-bee1-1f7d63122554
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: George Yatskievych (
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