PRC : TEX
University of Texas Herbarium
Catalog #: TEX00464490
Taxon: Cenchrus spinifex Cav.
Family: Poaceae
Determiner: B. L. Turner (TEX), 2014
Collector: W. R. Carr   30705   
Date: 31 May 2012
Locality: United States, TEXAS, Bastrop, Just inside gate to Hoppy Springs Tract, SE side of St. Rt. 21 ca. 0.4-0.5 roadmiles SW of its jct. with F. M. 1441 NE of Bastrop. Bastrop State Park. Smithville NW Quadrangle. Elev. 460-480 ft.
30.148028  -97.231222
Verbatim Coordinates: 30d 8m 52.9s N; 97d 13m 52.4s
Habitat and Description: In sandyland herbaceous vegetation in utility line clearing through loblolly pine - post oak forest on soils mapped as deep, moderately well drained, neutral to slightly acid fine sand (Patilo Series, Grossarenic Paleustalfs), on gently rolling upland underlain by Eocene sand. Area burned during Bastrop Complex Wildfire of September 2011. Associates within 200 feet included 79 herbaceous species in flower or fruit. Characteristic among them were Alophia drummondii, Aphanostephus skirrhobasis, Brazoria truncata, Bulbostylis capillaris, Centrosema virginianum, Chamaecrista fasciculata, Chamaesyce cordifolia, Chenopodium ambrosioides, Chrysopsis pilosa, Cnidoscolus texanus, Coreopsis basalis, Croton capitatus, C. glandulosus, Cyperus spp., Diodia teres, Eragrostis secundiflora, Euphorbia corollata, Froelichia latifolia, Gaillardia aestivalis, G. amblyodon, Helianthus debilis, Hymenopappus artemisiifolius, Lechea tenuiflora, Mimosa nuttallii, Mollugo verticillata, Monarda punctata, Nama hispidum, Oenothera heterophylla, O. laciniata, Paronychia drummondii, Paspalum plicatulum, P. setaceum, Phlox drummondii, Phyllanthus abnormis, Plantago hookeriana, Polycarpon tetraphyllum, Rhynchosia latifolia, Sida lindheimeri, Spermolepis divaricata, Stillingia sylvatica, Triplasis purpurea. Rare.
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Record Id: abbd1605-082e-4b78-a429-2f6526c9bebd
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: George Yatskievych (george.yatskievych@austin.utexas.edu)
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