University of California, Riverside Plant Herbarium
Catalog #: UCR0039614
Occurrence ID (GUID): UCR-BPS-227694
Secondary Catalog #: UCR-227694
Taxon: Sphaeralcea ambigua subsp. ambigua A. Gray
Family: Malvaceae
Collector: Thomas R. Stoughton   186   
Date: 2010-04-28
Verbatim Date: 2010-4-28
Additional Collectors: J. McConnaughy, A. Monks, M. Volke
Locality: United States, California, Kern, El Paso Mtns Wilderness. On road going from Hwy14 to Freeman Wash Well
35.55072  -117.91494
Verbatim Coordinates: T27S R38E sec29
Elevation: 976 meters (3201ft)
Habitat: Desert Floor. Sandy soil (5/4-10YR yellowish brown). 1° slope ESE. Creosote Bush Scrub. Associated with Ambrosia dumosa, Achnatherum hymenoides, Grayia spinosa, Gutierrezia cf. sarothrae, Amsinckia tessellata, Larrea tridentata, Mirabilis laevis, Chamaesyce albomarginata, Astragalus, Cylindropuntia echinocarpa, Eriophyllum pringlei, Lasthenia californica, Pectocarya, Allium, Chorizanthe, Dichelostemma capitatum, Mentzelia & Camissonia campestris.
Notes: Forb up to 3 ft tall. Population >300 in area.
Specimen Images
Link to Source: 1659744
Record ID: 17b8a9ec-54a7-44f4-a8d7-6ab14f408e04
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Andrew Sanders (
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