Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00068880
Occurrence ID (GUID): 716a4583-77dc-4346-86ed-8692e8c9f999
Taxon: Platystemon californicus Benth.
Family: Papaveraceae
Collector: Elizabeth Makings   3374   
Date: 2010-04-06
Additional Collectors: Stella Ruth
Locality: USA, Arizona, Maricopa County, Tonto National Forest; Wildcat Hill Quadrangle Map; Trail marked 514 inf the field (2097 on map), south of Bartlett Lake Road, near Camp Creek
33.83525  -111.7858
Verbatim Coordinates: Lat/Long: 33d 50.115m N 111d 47.145m W;
Elevation: 820 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 2699
Habitat: Upper Sonoran Desert with diversity of shrubs; North-facing slope; gravelly soils
Associated Species: Canotia holacantha, Simmondsia chinensis, Eriogonum fasciculatum, Keckiellia antirhinioides, Calliandra eriophylla, Galium stellatum, Viguiera parishii, Ferocactus, Lycium exsertum, Lotus rigidus, Ayenia filiformis, Marah gilensis; annuals: Platystemon californicus, Layia glandulosa, Amsinckia, Uropappus lindleyi, Phacelia distans, Bromus rubens, Vulpia microstachys
Description: Annual.
Reproductive Condition: flowers
Notes: This particular annual is abundant this year for some reason.
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Record Id: 716a4583-77dc-4346-86ed-8692e8c9f999
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Current Record
Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
Elizabeth Makings 33742010-04-06
Catalog Number: DES00068880
GUID: 716a4583-77dc-4346-86ed-8692e8c9f999
Latest Identification: Platystemon californicus

US Forest Service Southwestern Region (USFS:TEUI)
Elizabeth Makings 33742010-04-06
Catalog Number: 5441
Latest Identification: Platystemon californicus

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