Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory
Catalog #: RMBL0009581
Occurrence ID (GUID): 40285219-9859-47ce-84e9-25744825580b
Taxon: Claytonia megarhiza (A.Gray) Parry ex S. Watson
Family: Portulacaceae
Determiner: Williams, Charles F. (2010)
ID References: Colorado Flora 3rd ed.
Collector: Williams, Charles F.   2010-0153   
Date: 2010-07-11
Locality: United States, Colorado, Gunnison, Irwin. Mount Owen, ridge just above saddle with Ruby Mountain.
38.90137  -107.12861 +-100m.  WGS84
Verbatim Coordinates: NE1/4 S29 T13S R87W; lat: 38.90137 N; long: 107.12861 W
Elevation: 3784 meters Verbatim Elevation: 12415ft.
Habitat: Rocky alpine meadow and grassland, with patches of loose scree and gravel. Alpine meadow and scree community including: Silene acaulis, Phacelia sericea, Claytonia megarhiza, Polemonium viscosum, Hymenoxys grandiflora, Acomastylis rossii, and Trifol
Description: In open rocky outcrops and gravel near saddle. Full bloom. Very common.
Reproductive Condition: Flower
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Record ID: 40285219-9859-47ce-84e9-25744825580b
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: C.F. Rick Williams, Curator (
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