University of Texas Herbarium
Catalog #: TEX00448826
Taxon: Chloris virgata Sw.
Family: Poaceae
Determiner: B. L. Turner, 2008
Collector: W.R. Carr with Sonia Najera   27334   
Date: 2008-10-21
Locality: United States, Texas, Willacy, NE corner of W lake of La Sal Vieja, ca. 5.7-5.8 airmiles SSE of jct. of Kenedy, Hidalgo and Willacy counties. Corbett Ranch. La Sal Vieja Quadrangle. Elev. 25 - 30 ft.
26.544583  -97.900333
Verbatim Coordinates: 26d 32m 40.5s N; 97d 54m 1.2s
Habitat: Locally common in mostly low halophytic vegetation and dead mesquite on unshaded flat along margin of salt lake. Associates include Atriplex sp. Machaeranthera phyllocephala, Monanthochloe littoralis, Opuntia leptocaulis, O. lindheimeri, Palafoxia texana, Parkinsonia aculeata, Pennisetum ciliaris, Sporobolus pyramidatus, Suaeda sp., Teucrium cubense, Tidestromia lanuginosa.
Reproductive Condition: flowering + fruiting=mid
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Record ID: 472ae566-3248-44f1-b810-e2525d9de9ae
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: George Yatskievych (
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