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Digital Herbaria

Cenchrus spinifex

Cenchrus spinifex Cav.

Grass Bur, Coastal Sandbur, Field Sandspur, Southern Sandbur, Spiny Burrgrass

Poaceae (Grass Family)

USDA Symbol: CESP4
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), PR (N), VI (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Cenchrus incertus

Common Sandbur


Location: Vacant lot south of Wolfeton Way--Oakwell Farms.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Disturbed, alluvial, alkaline soil. Full sun, nominal moisture. Abundant among other Poaceae.

Description: Perennial, erect to 30 cm. Burs cleft on two sides. About 16 spines, variable--to 4 mm long.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: May 22, 1987
Specimen number: 152

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0332
Accession Date: May 8, 1993
Accession Number: 27

Annotations: SXFRB (in fruit)

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