Garrett Herbarium, Natural History Museum of Utah
Catalog #: UT0000800
Occurrence ID (GUID): 51f6277d-b812-450f-9ee7-baf6dd17c863
Taxon: Amaranthus californicus (Moq.) S. Wats.
Family: Amaranthaceae
Collector: W. A. Weber   19528   
Date: 2009-03-15
Verbatim Date: 15 March 2009
Locality: USA, Colorado, Larimer, East of Windsor. From I-25, exit 259. Drive 2.1 miles E on Crossroad Blvd., turn left on Haystack. Drive 500 ft., turn left on Longs Peak Circle. Stop at 4th house on the left, walk to back of house and dog park.
40.4375  -104.954722
Verbatim Coordinates: 40° 26' 15" N 104° 57' 17" W
Habitat: In the visitor's area of a fenced dog training arena, denuded completely of grasses by trampling, but covered by a monoculture of this species.
Description: Plants prostrate, the numerous stems radiating out of a taproot that decays at the end of the season. Evidently native in western US but obviously a tolerated weed here. b
Reproductive Condition: In bloom
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Rights Holder: Natural History Museum of Utah
Record ID: 51f6277d-b812-450f-9ee7-baf6dd17c863
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