University of Texas at Austin Herbarium
Catalog #: TEX00207376
Taxon: Melampodium leucanthum Torr. & A. Gray
Family: Asteraceae
Determiner: Turner, B. L. (2005)
Collector: W. R. Carr|Debbie Benesh   23571   
Date: 2004-09-25
Verbatim Date: 2004-9-25
Locality: United States, Texas, Pecos, W side of N-S stretch of main road on W side of Diamond Y Spring Preserve, ca. 1.2 roadmiles N of its crossing of Leon Creek, ca. 1.8-1.9 airmiles N of Diamond Y Spring, ca. 2.5 airmiles SW of N gate. Diamond Y Spring Quadrangle.
31.01244  -102.92228
Habitat: Occasional in low- to medium-stature shrubland/shortgrass grassland on shallow, calcareous, moderately alkaline, light brownish gray, very gravelly loam (Lozier Series) on valley flat between very gentle slopes of Cretaceous limestone (Washita Group). Shrub dominants include Larrea tridentata and Tiquilia canescens. Other associates include Bouteloua barbata, Chamaesyce lata, Cryptantha mexicana, Ditaxis humilis, Evax prolifera, Krameria sp., Lesquerella fendleri, Melampodium leucanthum, Psilostrophe tagetina, Scleropogon brevifolius, Tiquilia hispidissima and Zinnia acerosa.
Preparations: Sheet
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Record Id: 87a96717-2dd4-4999-9f06-ce98aa0a5883
For additional information on this occurrence, please contact: George Yatskievych (george.yatskievych@austin.utexas.edu)
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