University of Texas Herbarium
Catalog #: TEX00465739
Taxon: Xanthium spinosum L.
Family: Asteraceae
Determiner: B. L. Turner (TEX), 2014
Collector: W.R. Carr   31855   
Date: 20 September 2012
Locality: United States, TEXAS, Presidio, Ca. 3.1 airmiles NNW of jct. US Rt. 90 and St. Rt. 17 in downtown Marfa. Mimms Ranch (Dixon Water Foundation). Marfa Quadrangle. Elev. 4840 ft.
30.335067  -104.050383
Verbatim Coordinates: 30d 20.104m N; 104d 3.023m
Habitat and Description: In wet soils along unshaded margin of stock tank, in valley in very gently rolling grassland landscape underlain by a mix of Perdiz Conglomerate (a fanglomerate of variable composition) and Quaternary alluvium. Associates included Amaranthus palmeri, Echinochloa 31850, Eleocharis 31851, Eriochloa contracta, Heteranthera limosa, Najas guadalupensis, Panicum sp., Salsola iberica, Xanthium strumarium. Frequent.
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Record Id: c54574c8-5b71-480c-8e14-d351a82736a2
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: George Yatskievych (
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