Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00082456
Occurrence ID (GUID): e0168bfd-e569-4692-a093-65123ee36ed3
Taxon: Horsfordia alata (S. Wats.) A. Gray
Family: Malvaceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   24596   
Date: 2010-03-15
Additional Collectors: Andrew Salywon
Locality: USA, Arizona, Yuma County, Mohawk Mountains, west side, south of Interstate 8.
32.705801  -113.746692
Verbatim Coordinates: 12S 242526E 3622009N
Elevation: 187 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 612 ft
Habitat: Lower Colorado River Valley subdivision, Sonoran Desert desert scrub, west-facing rocky slope, in a dry drainage.
Substrate: Desert basalt pavement.
Associated Species: Cercidium microphyllum, Larrea tridentata, Olneya tesota, Carnegiea gigantea, Encelia farinosa, Cylindropuntia bigelovii, Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa, Fouquieria splendens.
Description: Local shrubby plant ca 1 m tall, petals whitish - whitish-lavender.
Reproductive Condition: Flowers
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Record Id: e0168bfd-e569-4692-a093-65123ee36ed3
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