Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00068407
Occurrence ID (GUID): b0091b5e-1817-4173-a37e-d87a3b6b18a9
Taxon: Platystemon californicus Benth.
Family: Papaveraceae
Determiner: A.C. Sanders (2011)
Collector: Richard G. 'Dick' Swinney   10650   
Date: 2009-05-05
Verbatim Date: 05 May 2009
Locality: USA, California, Los Angeles County, Transverse Range; San Gabriel Mtns./Western Mojave Desert; Carr Canyon, 0.6 mi. southeast of Mt. Emma Rd. crossing (Palmdale 7.5 Q.)
34.5039  -118.014
Elevation: 963 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 3160
Habitat: Broad wash bottom, low adjacent relief; creosote bush scrub and Joshua tree woodland with Ephedra nevadensis, Encelia actoni, Eriogonum fasciculatum polifolium, Quercus john-tuckeri.
Associated Species: Ephedra nevadensis, Encelia actonii, Eriogonum fasciculatum polifolium Quercus john-tuckeri
Description: Uncommon annual, petals light yellow.
Reproductive Condition: Flowering & Fruiting
Notes: Latitude & Longitude data + or - 1000m.
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Record Id: b0091b5e-1817-4173-a37e-d87a3b6b18a9
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Current Record
Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
Richard G. 'Dick' Swinney 106502009-05-05
Catalog Number: DES00068407
GUID: b0091b5e-1817-4173-a37e-d87a3b6b18a9
Latest Identification: Platystemon californicus
Identified by: A.C. Sanders2011

University of California, Riverside Plant Herbarium (UCR)
R.G. Swinney 106502009-05-05
Catalog Number: UCR-223050
Latest Identification: Platystemon californicus
Identified by: A.C. Sanders2011

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