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Collection Details

Species: Carex cherokeensis Schwein.

Cyperaceae Carex cherokeensis Schwein.
Rebecca K. Swadek , Tiana F. Rehman, Bob O'Kennon, Kimberley R. Norton, Will Godwin 811

Collection Date: 22 February 2012
Determined By: R. K. Swadek
Determination Date: unknown
Institution: BRIT


Continent: North America

Country: United States of America

Region: Texas

Subregion: Smith County

Closest Town: Lindale

Locality Description: Steen Saline. 800 m south of FM 16 and 80 m east of property line. 250 m east of eastern most limestone quarry. Ca. 3.75 miles west of State Park Hwy, 4.3 miles N of I-20, and 5 miles E of Hwy 69 and Lindale.

DD Latitude: 32.5209

DD Longitude: -95.3324


Habitat Description: On forest floor under Ulmus sp., Quercus nigra, and Q. margarettiae. Upslope from salt marsh dominated by Planara aquatica and Zizaniopsis miliacea and Iris louisianica? Growing with Podophyllum peltatum, Berchemia sp. and Packera sp.

Soil Description: Queen City Sand/Alluvium. Border of Pickton loamy fine sand and Mantachie loam

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Perennial. Young, but appears to be C. cherokeensis.

Other Data

Research Site: Steen Saline

Project: Flora of Smith County, Texas