University of Texas Herbarium
Catalog #: TEX00464211
Taxon: Cirsium ochrocentrum Gray
Family: Asteraceae
Determiner: B. L. Turner (TEX), 2013
Collector: W.R. Carr   31164-B   
Date: 2012-07-16
Locality: United States, TEXAS, Presidio, Just N of pens at ranch house, in highly-impacted but currently-deferred part of cattle pasture near windmill and water tank, ca. 0.8-0.9 airmiles NNW of jct. US Rt. 67 and US Rt. 90 in downtown Marfa. SE part of Mimms Ranch. Marfa Quadrangle. Elev. 4720-4730 ft.
30.320867  -104.027233
Verbatim Coordinates: 30d 19.252m N; 104d 1.634m
Habitat: In grassland in somewhat gravelly light brown silty soil on slope on gently rolling landscape underlain by a mix of Perdiz Conglomerate (a fanglomerate of variable composition) and Quaternary alluvium. Associates included Aristida adscencionis, Asclepias brachystephana, Berlandiera lyrata, Bouteloua barbata, Buddleja scordioides, Chamaesyce lata, Clematis drummondii, Condalia ericoides, Croton pottsii, Ephedra trifurca, Evolvulus nuttallianus, Kallstroemia parviflora, Koeberlinia spinosa, Polygala lindheimeri, Scleropogon brevifolius, Talinum aurantiacum, Tetraclea coulteri, Zinnia grandiflora. Occasional. Stems short, usually <3 dm tall; corollas light to dark purple.
Reproductive Condition: flowering=early
Specimen Images
Record ID: 47781ecb-e310-47e3-b4c7-03a6cf42925f
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: George Yatskievych (
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