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Collection Details

Species: Astragalus lotiflorus Hook.

Fabaceae Astragalus lotiflorus Hook.
Rebecca K. Swadek 817

Collection Date: 7 March 2012
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: Lake Worth

Locality Description: Eidson Property. Entrance North side of 10 Mile Bridge Road, ca. 2.6 mi N of FM 199 and ca. 3.6 mi W of FM 1220. 0.6 miles E of intersection with Wells Burnett Rd. Hillslope on road to house 115 m N of entrance on 10 Mile Bridge Road.

DD Latitude: 32.8663

DD Longitude: -97.4868


Habitat Description: On gravelly eroding Walnut hillslope near contact with Paluxy Sand. Growing with Liatris aestivalis, Hymenopappus tenuifolius, Nostoc commune, Centaurium sp., Carex planostachys, and Tetraneuris scposa.

Soil Description: Paluxy Sands, just below contact with the Walnut Formation. Eroding calcareous gravelly sandy clay loam.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Perennial with woody taproot. Leaves basal and crowded near stem. Appearing acaulescent. Plants densely pubescent, moreso underneath. Flowers purple.

Other Data

Research Site: Eidson Property

Project: Flora of the Walnut Formation