Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory
Catalog #: RMBL0011086A
Occurrence ID (GUID): 4cd6848c-a801-4b87-b0a1-5293b2defbb9
Taxon: Claytonia megarhiza (Gray) Parry ex S. Wats.
Family: Portulacaceae
Determiner: Zorio, Stephanie D. (2014-11-30)
ID References: Colorado Flora Western Slope 4th ed. (2012)
Collector: Zorio, Stephanie D.   229A   
Date: 2013-07-07
Verbatim Date: 7/7/2013
Locality: United States, Colorado, Gunnison, Cement Creek Rd. outside Crested Butte. Near Lambertson's Peak along rocky ridgeline above Star Mine. Near Langenheim survey site, A8.
38.955039  -106.753694 +-7m.  WGS 84
Verbatim Coordinates: 38.955039, -106.753694
Elevation: 3968 meters Verbatim Elevation: 13020 ft.
Habitat: Rocky exposed ridgeline. Snow present. High elevation meadow/grassland.
Associated Species: Found with Anemone, Silene, Erigeron sp., Salix nivalis, Carex, C.miniata, Sedum, Tetraneuris, Poa alpina.
Description: Common.
Reproductive Condition: Flower
Notes: Mixed collection of both Claytonia megarhiza and Oreobroma pygmaeum on same sheet.
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Record ID: 4cd6848c-a801-4b87-b0a1-5293b2defbb9
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: C.F. Rick Williams, Curator (
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