Botanical Research Institute of Texas, Philecology Herbarium
Catalog #: BRIT529766
Occurrence ID (GUID): 77457e6d-7926-4230-9140-c952b0ea93fd
Taxon: Aristida purpurea var. purpurea
Family: Poaceae
Determiner: Dan Caudle (2018-06-28)
Collector: Kelly R. Carroll   41   
Date: 2018-06-28
Verbatim Date: 28 June 2018
Additional Collectors: Dan Caudle
Locality: United States, Texas, Tarrant, Fort Worth, General Collection Area: All Saints' Episcopal School property, pasture area between I-20 frontage road and Normandale St., beginning ~90m east of guardshack and continuing east for ~350m.
32.73355  -97.48852 +-4m.  WGS84
Elevation: 238 meters (781ft)
Habitat: Full sun; rock outcrop in an open pasture previously grazed by cattle.
Substrate: Dry, silty substrate.
Description: Bunchgrass, roots fleshy to fibrous, dead material gathered at base; leaf blades 1-2mm wide; seedhead begins with 3 purple awns, parallel to spike, matures into tan awns 5-7cm long, perpendicular to spike, arranged at 120 deg. angles.
Specimen Images
Author: Kelly Carroll
Author: Kelly Carroll
Usage Rights: CC BY (Attribution)
Rights Holder: Botanical Research Institute of Texas
Record ID: 77457e6d-7926-4230-9140-c952b0ea93fd
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