Sul Ross University A. Michael Powell Herbarium
Catalog #: 4509
Taxon: Atriplex elegans (Moq.) D. Dietr.
Family: Amaranthaceae
Determiner: A.M. Powell (2017)
Collector: W.R. Carr   36002   
Date: 2016-08-16
Verbatim Date: 16 August 2016
Locality: USA, Texas, Presidio, In somewhat brushy, early-successional blue grama grassland on gently rolling landscape underlain by Quaternary alluvium and low terrace deposits, on soils mapped as Chilimol-Boracho-Berrend complex, E side of main road on Mimms Ranch, ca. 1.3-1.4 air miles N of jct. St. Rt. 17 and US Rt. 90 in Marfa, SE part of Mimms Ranch.
30.329361  -104.026111
Verbatim Coordinates: 30° 19' 45.7" N 104° 01' 34.0" W
Elevation: 1451-1454 meters Verbatim Elevation: 4760-4770 ft.
Habitat: Blue grama grassland.
Substrate: Quaternary alluvium.
Associated Species: Aristida sp., Bouteloua gracilis, Cirsium ochrocentrum, Croton pottsii, Cryptantha sp., Eragrostis lehmanniana, Gaura 36007, Gutierrezia sp., Laennicia coulteri, Lygodesmia ramosissima, Machaeranthera pinnatifida, Machaeranthera tanacetifolia, Physalis 36006, Prosopis glandulosa, Salsola tragus, Senecio riddellii, Solanum elaeagnifolium, Sphaeralcea sp., Yucca elata, Zinnia elegans.
Description: Annual less than 1 ft tall; occasional.
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Rights Holder: Sul Ross University
Record Id: 8adc9e00-fb61-4b29-9e03-3006c71c9cd7
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: A. Michael Powell (
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