date of photo Aug 18, 2008
latitude 30.02997 longitude 102.68230
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0.5 mile southwest of main ranch house, Roger's Ranch on Fresnal Creek, 13.6 road (8.7 air) miles south of Longfellow Road junction at US 90, (Brewster County, Texas, US)family
plant community Chihuahuan Desert scrub at 2853' (870m)notes small shrub in arroyo gravels and among boulders at base of exposed cliff faces in a 1/2 mile long, narrow, steep walled, dry, slot canyon cut in flat lying pale, blocky, limestone strata by a intermittent arroyo tributary of Fresnal Creek, and sheltering a richly diverse flora of the remote, poorly accessible region known as Hell's Half-acre.keywords: CDR, Chihuahuan Desert, Big Bend
contributor's ID # CDR 250 photo category: Plant - shrub