BRIT Philecology Herbarium
Catalog #: BRIT55781
Occurrence ID (GUID): cfe1cee0-3a39-4476-92c1-327a04b42268
Taxon: Tradescantia occidentalis (Britton) Smyth
Family: Commelinaceae
Collector: Rebecca K. Swadek   190   
Date: 2010-04-28
Verbatim Date: 28-Apr-10
Locality: United States, Texas, Tarrant, Fort Worth. Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge. Walnut Ridge/Hillslope northeast of the Hardwicke Interpretive Center on Caprock/Limestone Ridge Trail. Research site: Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge
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Habitat: On eroding hillslope just beneath Walnut Limestone mesatop near the Walnut-Paluxy contact. Soil predominantly sand with limestone influence. Quercus stellata and Quercus buckleyi woods Soil: Paluxy Formation/Walnut Formation. Sand with Eroding calcareous gravelly clay loam top soil
Description: Leaves more narrow than sheaths. Sepals glandular pubescence. Bracts glabrous but have marginal teeth.
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Rights Holder: Botanical Research Institute of Texas
Record Id: cfe1cee0-3a39-4476-92c1-327a04b42268
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