University of California, Riverside Plant Herbarium
Catalog #: UCR0039485
Occurrence ID (GUID): UCR-BPS-94030
Secondary Catalog #: UCR-94030
Taxon: Sphaeralcea ambigua A. Gray
Family: Malvaceae
Collector: Scott D. White   4002   
Date: 1996-05-07
Verbatim Date: 1996-5-7
Additional Collectors: Julie Greene
Locality: United States, California, San Bernardino, Desert slope above Lucerne Valley; Specialty Minerals Inc. newly approved Arctic Canyon quarry site; private land north of National Forest boundary.
34.35833  -116.88333
Verbatim Coordinates: NJ 1E 0N; T3N R1E sec9
Elevation: 1463 meters (4799ft)
Habitat: Canyon wash; diverse stands including Pinus monophylla, Yucca spp (3), Artemisia tridentata, Coleogyne ramosissima, Eriogonum fasciculatum, Stipa speciosa, Poa secunda, etc.
Notes: Occasional perennial, c. 0.5 m tall. Petals orange.
Specimen Images
Link to Source: 1477792
Record ID: 1582dc6f-f86f-4995-923a-216cd2fedd85
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Andrew Sanders (
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