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Collection Details

Species: Chasmanthium laxum (L.) H.O.Yates

Poaceae Chasmanthium laxum (L.) H.O.Yates
Tiana F. Rehman , Kim Norton, Bob O'Kennon, Keri Barfield, Brooke Byerley, Will Godwin, Steve Holm 405

Collection Date: 28 June 2011
Determined By: unknown
Determination Date: unknown
Institution: unknown


Continent: North America

Country: United States of America

Region: Texas

Subregion: Wood County

Locality Description: Salesmanship Club Youth Camp. Lake Fork Creek floodplain. Site A, off of Duck Pond Road.

DD Latitude: 32.6612

DD Longitude: -95.3555

Coordinate uncertainty: 5 m


Habitat Description: Growing in bottomland hardwood forest. Tall canopy allowing dappled sunlight to reach the relatively low understorey. At edge of area typically inundated with water, but currently dry due to drought.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Grass with sessile florets. Culm densely pubsecent (white) at base. Growing with: Hypericum hypericoides, Chasmanthium latifolium, Panicum sp., and Frangula caroliniana. Common.

Min. Height: 1 m

Other Data

Research Site: Salesmanship Club Youth Camp

Project: Flora of Wood County, Texas