MYRTLE CREEK. Myrtle Creek rises nine miles northwest of Bandera in central Bandera County (at 29°50' N, 99°09' W) and runs southeast for 6½ miles to its mouth on Bandera Creek, four miles north of Bandera (at 29°48' N, 99°05' W). It originates in a region of steep slopes and limestone benches surfaced by shallow clay loam soils that support Ashe juniper and live oak woodlands. Near the stream's junction with Bandera Creek the terrain opens up to flat land with localized dissection, surfaced by stony soil that supports mesquite clumps and a variety of grasses.
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