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Echinocereus viridiflorus var. viridiflorus Engelm.
Determiner: Allan D. Zimmerman (October 1993)
Allan D. Zimmerman 2853
USA, Texas, Motley, W edge of county, 7.2 road miles west of Matador, on highway to Floydada
33.974804 -101.013673 +-1000m.
Reddish sandy loam with rounded cobbles up to 2 inches wide; not limestone. Very gradual hill and basin, with one steep-walled gulch. Shrubby short-grass prairie
Yucca glauca, Bouteloua curtipendula, Bouteloua gracilis, Aristida, Eriogonum aff. alatum, Prosopis glandulosa, Artemisia filifolia, Ambrosia, a few junipers
Common (42 encounters per man—hour, = 202 per hectare of fenceline habitat, but very patchy in all habitats); possibly less common inside the fence (33 per man-hour during a brief census there); 6--10 % were dead. With Coryphantha vivipara (2 per man-hour), Echinocactus texensis (5 to 20 per man-hour), Opuntia aff. macrorhiza (1 (2 per man-hour) and 0. cf. edwardsii (20 to 33 per man-hour). No cylindropuntias. Largest stem collected was 180 mm. long and 82 mm. thick; some plants were taller, but narrower. Ribs 13-—l7 on the largest plant. No reproductive structures at this season.
Record Id: 71c8e61f-88dd-4761-b6cb-1a459cb1f9ef
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