Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00075128
Occurrence ID (GUID): efd1d690-c655-4be9-a980-d9ac6ca995b7
Taxon: Cryptantha pterocarya (Torr.) Greene
Family: Boraginaceae
Collector: Ries Lindley   181   
Date: 2013-04-13
Locality: United States, Arizona, Pima County, Tortolita Mountains, BLM parcel at northeast end of Tortolita Mountain Park
32.50284  -111.05136 +-10m.  WGS84
Elevation: meters Verbatim Elevation: 3995
Habitat: Desert grassland, ridge top
Substrate: Granitic, sandy loam
Associated Species: Aristida ternipes, Schismus, Rafinesquia neomexicana, Calliandra eriophylla, Eriastrum diffusum, Opuntia engelmannii, Ferocactus wislizeni, Boraginaceae (several species), Delphinium scaposum, Acacia, Eschscholzia californica ssp. mexicana, Senna covesii, Parkinsonia microphylla, Echinocereus fasciculatus, Eriogonum wrightii, Eriogonum thurberi, Castilleja exserta
Description: Erect annual with tiny white flowers to 20 cm. Frequent in protection of thick growth in understory of shrubs.
Reproductive Condition: Flower
Notes: Slope 5%, Aspect northeast to northwest
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Record ID: efd1d690-c655-4be9-a980-d9ac6ca995b7
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Current Record
Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
Ries Lindley 1812013-04-13
Catalog Number: DES00075128
GUID: efd1d690-c655-4be9-a980-d9ac6ca995b7
Latest Identification: Cryptantha pterocarya (Torr.) Greene

General Research Observations (SEINet)
Ries Lindley 1812013-04-13
Latest Identification: Cryptantha pterocarya (Torr.) Greene

University of Arizona Herbarium (ARIZ)
Ries Lindley 1812013-04-13
Catalog Number: 415183
GUID: urn:uuid:b021cdac-d24e-40d9-9c39-ec97de7166bf
Latest Identification: Cryptantha pterocarya (Torr.) Greene

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