Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00075603
Occurrence ID (GUID): f139f014-8aed-43c8-b19a-a74c4acfcc42
Taxon: Horsfordia alata (S. Wats.) A. Gray
Family: Malvaceae
Collector: Richard Felger   08-210   
Date: 2008-11-22
Additional Collectors: Benjamin T. Wilder
Locality: USA, Arizona, Yuma County, Ca. 2.5 miles southeast of Tinajas Altas, vicinity of Surveyors Road along east side of Tinajas Altas Mountains, wash leading eastward from first canyon north of Surveryors Canyon.
32.28247  -114.02466
Elevation: 354 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 1160 ft
Habitat: Large wash leading out of mountains, the vegetation here green along the wash, dry and drought-stressed adjacent to wash, apparently a recent flash flood came through here.
Associated Species: Olneya tesota, Parkinsonia florida, Acacia greggii, Horsfordia alata, Lycium macrodon, L. fremontii, L. andersonii, L. brevepis, Hyptis emoryi, Ambrosia dumosa, Ambrosia ilicifolia, Bebbia juncea, Brandegea bigelovii, Funastrum cynanchoides, Larrea divaricata, Encelia farinosa, Datura discolor
Description: Slender shrubs 2-3 m tall; corollas pink
Reproductive Condition: flowers
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Record Id: f139f014-8aed-43c8-b19a-a74c4acfcc42
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