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Collection Details

Species: Spiranthes magnicamporum Sheviak

Orchidaceae Spiranthes magnicamporum Sheviak
Rebecca K. Swadek 486

Collection Date: 17 October 2010
Determined By: Rebecca K. Swadek
Determination Date: unknown
Institution: BRIT


Continent: North America

Country: United States of America

Region: Texas

Subregion: Tarrant County

Closest Town: Fort Worth

Locality Description: Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge. Prairie East of Confederate Park Road/FM 1886 near Gate House.

DD Latitude: 32.8297

DD Longitude: -97.4777


Habitat Description: Growing on marly hillslope in Schizachyrium scoparium and leaf litter. With Schizachyrium scoparium, Muhlenbergia reverchonii, Yucca pallida, Heliotropium tenellum, Liatris mucronata, and Bouteloua hirsuta. Under Quercus fusiformis.

Soil Description: Walnut Formation. Shallow gravelly calcareous clay loam. Soil marly - probably paralythic entisol weathered from shale parent material.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Flowers creamy white, spirally arranged up the stem. Basal rosette absent. Plant uncommon.

Other Data

Research Site: Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge

Project: Flora of the Walnut Formation