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Collection Details

Species: Croton argyranthemus Michx.

Euphorbiaceae Croton argyranthemus Michx.
Tiana F. Rehman , Will Godwin, Bob O'Kennon, Keri Barfield, Kim Norton, Brooke Byerley 383


Collection Date: 27 June 2011
Determined By: T. Rehman
Determination Date: 27 June 2011
Institution: BRIT

Locality

Continent: North America

Country: United States of America

Region: Texas

Subregion: Wood County

Locality Description: Hawkins. West side of Jarvis Christian College property, under powerline right-of-way.

DD Latitude: 32.5925

DD Longitude: -95.1889

Coordinate uncertainty: 3 m

Habitat

Habitat Description: Xeric, sandy environment. Herbaceous material is mowed every 5 years on right-of-way and woody material is cut down.

Soil Description: Deep Sparta sands.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Erect herb in fruit. Leaves and stems are lepidote, with scales more densely arranged on stems and abaxial leaf surfaces. Scales lend a ferruginous appearance to the stems, as well as an iridescent or silvery quality to the abaxial leaf surface. Adaxial leaf surface is pale green, with ferriginous glands. Growing with: Yucca louisianensis, Eragrostis secundiflora, Lechea mucronata, L. tenuifolia, Froelichia, Stylisma pickeringii var. pattersonii, Phemeranthus rugospermus, Tragia ramosa. Common.

Min. Height: 0.35 m

Other Data

Research Site: Powerline right-of-way, Jarvis Christian College Property

Project: Flora of Wood County, Texas