Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00067852
Occurrence ID (GUID): ec3d6049-63f7-420a-8f39-9bda9239557d
Taxon: Calandrinia ciliata (Ruiz & Pav.) DC.
Family: Portulacaceae
Collector: Dan Gruber   13   
Date: 2011-03-11
Additional Collectors: Con Englehom
Locality: USA, Arizona, Maricopa County, Scottsdale, McDowell Sonoran Presserve. Sunrise East between SR7 & SR9; both sides of trail.
33.60622  -111.77892
Elevation: 765 meters (2509ft)
Habitat: Rocky area, east exposure.
Associated Species: Fouquieria splendens, Ephedra sp., Encelia farinosa, Parkinsonia microphylla, Carnegiea gigantea, Ferocactus sp.
Description: Uncommon plant, leaves clustered, long, pointed, oval, 4 cm. x 0.5 cm, plant 2-3 cm high, mostly prostrate, hairs on edge of leaves; flowers purple, 0.5 cm across, 5 psetals; anthers yellow; flowers single in each cluster of leaves.
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Record Id: ec3d6049-63f7-420a-8f39-9bda9239557d
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