Flat, unshaded, gravelly and sandy railroad right of way through farm fields. Mostly introduced weedy species, Centuarea stoebe, Bromus tectorum (now dead and dried), Conyza canadensis, Mollugo verticillata, Eragrostis pectinacea, E. minor. Setaria glauca.
Branches held at ca. 45° angle above the ground, none on ground or rooting.