University of Texas Herbarium
Catalog #: TEX00464800
Taxon: Sporobolus contractus A.S. Hitchc.
Family: Poaceae
Determiner: B. L. Turner (TEX), 2014
Collector: W. R. Carr   31465   
Date: 2012-08-21
Locality: United States, TEXAS, Presidio, Ca. 3.4-3.5 airmiles WSW of jct. US Rt. 90 and St. Rt. 17 in downtown Marfa. SW part of Mimms Ranch (Dixon Water Foundation). Marfa Quadrangle. Elev. 4820 ft.
30.325183  -104.075117
Verbatim Coordinates: 30d 19.511m N; 104d 4.507m
Habitat: In mixed vegetation (mainly forbs and low shrubs), on sandy to silty loam on gentle slope on very gently rolling landscape underlain by a mix of Perdiz Conglomerate (a fanglomerate of variable composition) and Quaternary alluvium. Associates included Acourtia nana, Chaetopappa ericoides, Croton pottsii, Dalea formosa, Dyschoriste sp., Flourensia cernua, Koeberlinia spinosa, Melampodium leucanthum, Muhlenbergia arenicola, M. porteri, Munroa squarrosa, Opuntia sp., Psilostrophe tagetina, Rhynchosia senna, Senna bauhinioides, Setaria leucopila, Thymophylla acerosa, Tidestroemia lanuginosa, Zinnia grandiflora, Ziziphus obtusifolia. Occasional.
Reproductive Condition: flowering=early
Specimen Images
Record ID: 228551d9-7c84-4ad7-85ac-20478a2c8234
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Current Record
University of Texas Herbarium (TEX)
W. R. Carr 314652012-08-21
Catalog Number: TEX00464800
Latest Identification: Sporobolus contractus A.S. Hitchc.
Identified by: B. L. Turner (TEX), 2014

New York Botanical Garden Steere Herbarium (NY)
W. R. Carr 314652012-08-21
Catalog Number: 02681722
GUID: 7942d425-a4fc-4a59-91ad-e4ed3c624c5f
Latest Identification: Sporobolus contractus Hitchc.

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