University of Texas Herbarium
Catalog #: TEX00457765
Taxon: Chamaesyce prostrata (Ait.) Small
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Determiner: B.L. Turner (TEX), 2012
Collector: W. R. Carr   29027   
Date: 2010-07-28
Locality: United States, TEXAS, Zapata, In cattle pasture ca. 1.8-1.9 airmiles SSE of St. Rt. 16 bridge over Arroyo Veleâ€"o, NE of Zapata. Elev. 360-370ft.
26.949778  -99.312278
Verbatim Coordinates: 26d 56m 59.2s N; 99d 18m 44.2s
Habitat: In bed of truck road through herbaceous vegetation on spongy gravelly clay soil on gentle slope near top of local landscape. Dominant species included Varilla texana, Sporobolus pyramidatus, Prosopis reptans, Quincula lobata. Other associates included Atriplex acanthocarpa, Atriplex sp. (annual), Bouteloua trifida, Chamaesaracha coronopus, Desmanthus cf. virgatus, Florestina tripteris, Gutierrezia texana, Prosopis glandulosa, Ruellia sp., Sphaeralcea pedatifida. Stems prostrate, not rooting at nodes; occasional.
Reproductive Condition: flowering + fruiting=mid
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Record ID: 13d7b6da-fe5f-41e9-897e-baa4939b7230
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