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Collection Details

Species: Nothoscordum bivalve (L.) Britton

Alliaceae Nothoscordum bivalve (L.) Britton
Rebecca K. Swadek 543

Collection Date: 25 March 2011
Determined By: R. 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: Army Corps of Engineers Property E of Benbrook Lake. 500 meters WSW of pull off. 450 meters drictly W of Old Granbury Road

DD Latitude: 32.6241

DD Longitude: -97.4269


Habitat Description: Eroding hillslope hollow. In ephemeral stream bed. Assocaiated with Allium sp. and Valerianella sp.

Soil Description: Calcareous sandy clay loams overlaying Duck Creek Limestone. Open prairie with Schizachyrium scoparium and Muhlenbergia reverchonii.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Herb. Corm often hard to dig out. White flowers with yellow reproductive parts. Faint garlic scent that disappears after drying.

Other Data

Research Site: USACE E Side of Benbrook Lake

Project: Flora of Tarrant County, Texas