University of Texas Herbarium
Catalog #: TEX00465483
Taxon: Helenium microcephalum microcephalum DC.
Family: Asteraceae
Determiner: B. L. Turner (TEX), 2014
Collector: W.R. Carr & Debbie Benesh   31262   
Date: 18 July 2012
Locality: United States, TEXAS, Presidio, Just E of Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad, ca. ß mi E of St. Rt. 169 bridge over Alamito Creek just N of Plata. Kennedy Ranch (Dixon Foundation). Plata NE Quadrangle. Elev. 3800 ft.
29.881467  -104.017083
Verbatim Coordinates: 29d 52.888m N; 104d 1.025m
Habitat and Description: In wet clay in ditch feeding pump-fed pond (stock tank) in valley between slopes of tuffaceous sandstone and conglomerate of the Tascotal Formation. Associates included Atriplex 31261, Calibrachoa parviflora, Cynodon dactylon, Eragrostis lehmanniana, Eragrostis 31259, Eragrostis 31260, Leptochloa fascicularis, Paspalum distichum, Salsola sp., Solanum elaeagnifolium, Trianthema portulacastrum. Rays yellow; common.
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Record Id: 3e9ed5a9-cae3-4042-8488-97c2cc7a4642
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: George Yatskievych (
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