University of Texas Herbarium
Catalog #: TEX00442073
Taxon: Xanthisma spinulosum var. chihuahuanum (B.L. Turner & R.L. Hartm.) D.L. Morgan & R.L. Hartm.
Family: Asteraceae
Determiner: B. L. Turner, 2006
Collector: Emily J. Lott and Susan P. Rankin   5069   
Date: 2004-04-26
Locality: United States, Texas, Presidio, Chinati Mtns. State Natural Area. Boulder Canyon, a large, steep, bowl shaped igneous area N side of Chinatis, draining off Chinati Peak. Elev. 5504 ft.
29.966111  -104.503611
Verbatim Coordinates: 29d 57m 58s N; 104d 30m 13s
Habitat: Open Oak-Juniper woodland. Associates include Quercus grisaea, scattered Q. pungens var. vaseyana, Juniperus, Acacia neovernicosa, A. constricta, Yucca torreyi, Nolina tex., Adolphia, Opuntia lindheimeri, O. imbricata, Rhus trilobata, and Bouteloua curtipendula. Erect perennial herb to 40 cm tall, very open branching and relatively few-stemmed. Fls yellow. Fairly common along arroyo to Boulder Canyon.
Reproductive Condition: flowering=early
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Record ID: e853619e-96d4-4842-a1a3-a37c06569f27
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: George Yatskievych (
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