University of Texas Herbarium
Catalog #: TEX00445965
Taxon: Melica nitens (Scribn.) Nutt. ex Piper
Family: Poaceae
Determiner: B. L. Turner, 2007
Collector: W. R. Carr   22129   
Date: 2003-07-11
Locality: United States, Texas, Kinney, S edge of East Branch of Sycamore Creek, 5.7 airmiles SW of Kickapoo Cavern (the cave proper, not the park), or ca. 5.8 airmiles W to WNW of Coates Ranch gate on R. M. 674, at N29o33.840', W100o29.948'. Kickapoo Cavern Quadrangle. Elev. 1500 ft.
29.564  -100.499133
Verbatim Coordinates: 29d 33.84m N; 100d 29.948m
Habitat: Rare in tall shrubland or thickety woodland on rocky alluvium within floodplain of wet-weather creek. Associates include Quercus pungens var. vaseyana, Juniperus ashei, Diospyros texana, Cuscuta exaltata, Ungnadia speciosa, Toxicodendron sp., Sophora secundiflora.
Reproductive Condition: fruiting=late
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Record ID: 97d89b5f-de35-4fe6-a964-f818958ff9f1
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: George Yatskievych (
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