University of Texas Herbarium
Catalog #: TEX00465468
Taxon: Thelesperma megapotamicum var. megapotamicum null
Family: Asteraceae
Determiner: B. L. Turner (TEX), 2014
Collector: W.R. Carr & Debbie Benesh   31230   
Date: 2012-07-17
Locality: United States, TEXAS, Presidio, Ca. 2.4-2.5 airmiles NW of jct. US Rt. 67 and US Rt. 90 in downtown Marfa. SE part of Mimms Ranch. Marfa Quadrangle. Elev. 4810-4820 ft.
30.3263  -104.056633
Verbatim Coordinates: 30d 19.578m N; 104d 3.398m
Habitat: In grassland on silty to gravelly soils in broad valley among low rocky hills on gently rolling landscape underlain by a mix of Perdiz Conglomerate (a fanglomerate of variable composition) and Quaternary alluvium. Associates included Aristida adscencionis, Bouteloua barbata, B. gracilis, Croton pottsii, Cryptantha sp., Dasylirion leiophyllum, Ephedra trifurca, Evolvulus nuttallianus, Panicum obtusum, Rhynchosia senna var. texana, Setaria leucopila, Tidestroemia lanuginosa, Verbesina encelioides, Yucca elata. Rare.
Reproductive Condition: flowering=early
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Record ID: ee98c51a-8ad9-48f4-845a-4743f330650f
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: George Yatskievych (
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