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Sporobolus giganteus,; Giant Dropseed; (shown with Palafoxia sphacelata)   

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Sporobolus giganteus,
Sporobolus giganteus,
Giant Dropseed
(shown with Palafoxia sphacelata)
Photographer: Wynn Anderson

ID: 0000 0000 0118 1913 (2018-01-23)

Copyright © 2018 Wynn Anderson

  • date of photo  Oct 2, 2013
  • latitude 31.39520   longitude 106.46270     View on Google Maps.
  • location   Federal Highway MX 45, km 327, 3.8 miles north of paved road west into Samalayuca, 1.5 miles south of Concrete plant & quarries (Mcp. Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico)
  • family Poaceae
  • plant community   Chihuahuan Desert sand scrub on semi-stabilized sand dunes at 4115' (1254m)
  • notes   tall perennial on pale reddish quartz sands of colorful an outlier of low semi-stabilized dunes, north of the active dune field in the M├ędanos de Samalayuca Natural Protected Area.
  • keywords: CDR, Chihuahuan Desert, Samalayuca
  • contributor's ID #  CDR 34
  • photo category: Plant - annual/perennial

  • common names   Giant Dropseed (photographer)
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