University of Texas Herbarium
Catalog #: TEX00465435
Taxon: Cenchrus spinifex Cav.
Family: Poaceae
Determiner: B. L. Turner (TEX), 2014
Collector: W.R. Carr   31106   
Date: 12 July 2012
Locality: United States, TEXAS, Palo Pinto, Ca. 1.7-1.8 airmiles ENE pouf spillway on Tucker Lake, ca. 2.1-2.2 airmiles W to WSW of jct. St. Rt. 16 and R. M. 2372 in Strawn. NE corner of Palo Pinto Mountains State Park. Elev. 1100-1110 ft.
32.54165  -98.5342
Verbatim Coordinates: 32d 32.499m N; 98d 32.052m
Habitat and Description: In heavily grazed broomweed-dominated herbaceous vegetation on brown sandy clay at base of low isolated hill in fairly broad valley between limestone / calcareous sandstone slopes. Associates included Ambrosia psilostachya, Argemone albiflora, Cenchrus spinifex, Croton lindheimerianus, Eryngium leavenworthii, Monarda citriodora, Opuntia spp., Plantago aristata, Prosopis glandulosa, Solanum elaeagnifolium, Thelesperma filifolium, Verbena halei. Occasional.
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Record Id: b5813523-5cb5-466e-ba4d-2e2087445f01
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: George Yatskievych (
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