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Collection Details

Species: Desmanthus illinoensis MacMill.

Fabaceae Desmanthus illinoensis MacMill.
Rebecca K. Swadek 364

Collection Date: 30 June 2010
Determined By: Rebecca K. Swadek
Determination Date: unknown
Institution: BRIT


Continent: North America

Country: United States of America

Region: Texas

Subregion: Wise County

Closest Town: Decatur

Locality Description: LBJ Unit 50. 1.3 miles west of FM 730 and 5.75 miles east of Hwy 287. Just south of County Road 2360

DD Latitude: 33.3374

DD Longitude: -97.5705


Habitat Description: On Walnut limestone barrens with Linum sp., Monarda citriodora, Bromus sp., and Nostoc commune

Soil Description: Paluxy Formation. Soil from Walnut Formation brought in and dumped yielding sandy soil with calcareous gravelly clay loam topsoil.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Pubescent on angles of stems. 5-18 pairs of pinnae. Sickle-shaped fruits.

Other Data

Research Site: Unit 50

Project: Flora of the Walnut Formation