University of Texas Herbarium
Catalog #: TEX00464805
Taxon: Muhlenbergia arenicola Buckl.
Family: Poaceae
Determiner: B. L. Turner (TEX), 2014
Collector: W. R. Carr   31470   
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. 4810-4820 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 porteri, Munroa squarrosa, Opuntia sp., Psilostrophe tagetina, Rhynchosia senna, Senna bauhinioides, Setaria leucopila, Sporobolus contractus, Thymophylla acerosa, Tidestroemia lanuginosa, Zinnia grandiflora, Ziziphus obtusifolia. Ring-forming perennial; occasional.
Reproductive Condition: flowering=early
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Record Id: e77c07f0-235d-41e9-86ad-639a8c747814
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