Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00083290
Occurrence ID (GUID): 99f595b8-72af-4af8-b3bf-554bd0af3221
Taxon: Houstonia rubra Cav.
Family: Rubiaceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   29743   
Date: 2014-08-30
Additional Collectors: Andrew Salywon, Kyle Martin, Ed and Nancy Buell
Locality: USA, Arizona, Apache County, Petrified Forest National Park, near Cedar Tank, along East Fork Dry Wash.
34.924871  -109.724578
Verbatim Coordinates: 12S 616494E 3865454N
Elevation: 1668 meters Verbatim Elevation: 5474 ft
Habitat: High desert scrub-Atriplex canescens-grassland, along wash.
Substrate: Sandy.
Associated Species: Atriplex canescens, Isocoma drummondii, Ephedra, Yucca baileyi, Xanthium strumarium, Parryella filifolia, Gutierrezia sarothrae, Hesperostipa neomexicana, Corydylanthus wrightii, Giliastrum acerosum, Bouteloua gracilis, Thelesperma megapotamicum, Dalea candida var. oligophylla, Verbena bracteata, Opuntia polyacantha, Atriplex obovata, Astragalus ceramicus var. ceramicus, Ipomopsis multiflora.
Description: Rare herbaceous perennial, corolla lavender-purple.
Reproductive Condition: flowers
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Record ID: 99f595b8-72af-4af8-b3bf-554bd0af3221
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Andrew Salywon (
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