University of Texas Herbarium
Catalog #: TEX00460983
Taxon: Chaetopappa ericoides (Torr.) Nesom
Family: Asteraceae
Determiner: B. L. Turner (TEX), 2013
Collector: W. R. Carr   31875   
Date: 2012-09-20
Locality: United States, TEXAS, Presidio, Ca. 2.9-3.0 airmiles WNW of jct. US Rt. 90 and St. Rt. 17 in downtown Marfa. Southwestern part of Mimms Ranch (Dixon Water Foundation). Marfa Quadrangle. Elev. 4870-4880 ft.
30.329167  -104.064633
Verbatim Coordinates: 30d 19.75m N; 104d 3.878m
Habitat: In diverse grassland on somewhat sandy soils of the Chinati, Boracho and Berrend mapping unit, on gentle slope fairly low on a very gently rolling landscape underlain by a mix of Perdiz Conglomerate (a fanglomerate of variable composition) and Quaternary alluvium. Associates included Acacia angustissima, Acourtia wrightii, Aphanostephus ramosissimus, Aristida adscencionis, A. ternipes, Bouteloua barbata, B. eriopoda, B. gracilis, Chamaesyce sp.,, Commelina erecta, Condalia ericoides, Dalea nana, Dyschoriste decumbens, Enneapogon desvauxii, Ephedra trifurca, Evolvulus nuttallianus, Gaillardia pinnatifida, Helianthus 31877, Ipomopsis longiflora, Krameria lanceolata, Machaeranthera pinnatifida, M. tanacetifolia, Melampodium leucanthum, Mirabilis multiflora, Physaria fendleri, Prosopis glandulosa, Psilostrophe tagetina, Rhus microphylla, Rhynchosia texana, Senna bauhinioides, Sphaeralcea sp., Sporobolus contractus, S. cryptandrus, Tetraclea coulteri, Verbesina encelioides. Low perennial. Rays white, disks yellow. Occasional.
Reproductive Condition: flowering + fruiting=mid
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Record ID: 3f78bdf1-130c-4eb3-bb96-58bb5343e051
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