Sul Ross University A. Michael Powell Herbarium
Catalog #: 2146
Taxon: Scleropogon brevifolius Phil.
Family: Poaceae
Collector: James Henrickson   7854   
Date: 1972-09-20
Verbatim Date: September 20, 1972
Locality: Mexico, Coahuila, 10 (rd) miles E of Los Americanos, 11.5 miles W of La Vibora along Esmaralda-Cuatro Cienegas railroad, in Bolson de Mapimi.
27.133333  -103.2
Verbatim Coordinates: Near 27° 08' N 103° 12' W
Elevation: 1128 meters Verbatim Elevation: 3700 ft
Habitat: Open Chihuahuan Desert.
Associated Species: Larrea, Flourensia, Cordia, Yucca, Acacia, and annuals.
Description: Common dioecious grass forming stands 4-7 ft diameter.
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Rights Holder: Sul Ross University
Record Id: 862744e6-7ef8-43b7-b3b1-5e864d3acb65
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: A. Michael Powell (
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