General Research Observations
Occurrence ID (GUID): 543c7596-9836-4468-81e8-67622367ef0e
Taxon: Torilis arvensis (Huds.) Link
Family: Apiaceae
Determiner: Tony Frates (2017-12-24)
Collector: Frates, Tony   515   
Date: 2013-06-21
Locality: United States, Utah, Salt Lake, Foothills below and west of Heughs Canyon, Canyon Cove subdivision area
40.639913  -111.795671 +-15m.  WGS84
Elevation: 1540 meters (5051ft)
Habitat: W/SW facing 45% slope Gambel's oak community being overtaken by invasive species
Substrate: Rocky, well-drained
Associated Species: Asclepias asperula, Gutierrezia sarothrae, Bromus inermis
Description: Stems twice umbellate, leaves all cauline, trifoliate-pinnate, mostly ascending, serrate, narrow, with the longest/middle leaflet no more than 1 cm long; small 5-merous flowers, 1-2 mm across; simple, appressed-ascending hairs throughout become much more dense in the inflorescence
Reproductive Condition: Flowering
Notes: Growing in one additional nearby area with Opuntia macrorhiza and Bromus tectorum; only a few number of these plants observed; seeds apparently have bristles or hooks and may be getting attached to birds, equipment, people, etc.
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Author: Tony Frates
Record ID: 543c7596-9836-4468-81e8-67622367ef0e
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General Research Observations (SEINet)
Frates, Tony 5152013-06-21
GUID: 543c7596-9836-4468-81e8-67622367ef0e
Latest Identification: Torilis arvensis (Huds.) Link
Identified by: Tony Frates2017-12-24

Intermountain Herbarium (Vascular plants & algae) (USU:UTC)
Tony Frates 5152013-06-21
Catalog Number: UTC00276483
Latest Identification: Torilis arvensis (Huds.) Link
Identified by: Tony Frates2017-12-24

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