General Research Observations
Occurrence ID (GUID): 97b834c4-f511-4a88-a676-5b33c5c957fc
Taxon: Cirsium virginense Welsh
Family: Asteraceae
Determiner: Walter Fertig
Collector: Walter Fertig   30479   
Date: 2015-05-16
Locality: USA, Utah, Washington, Red Cliffs Desert Reserve, west of Interstate 15 at Washington Parkway exit, 5 miles NE of St. George. T42S R15W S12 SE4 NE4 NW4
37.14983  -113.487164
Verbatim Coordinates: UTM 12S 279118E 4114390N NAD83
Elevation: 942 meters Verbatim Elevation: 3090ft
Habitat: Sandy slopes below seep face on rim and south side of sandy wash. Community of Amelanchier, Fraxinus velutina, Bacharis, Pluchea sericea, and Vitis arizonica
Associated Species: Muhlenbergia, Epipactis gigantea, Centaurea melitensis, Ericameria nauseosa, Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus, Gaura coccinea, Sonchus
Description: Three plants in bud, ca 50 vegetative on slopes and rim. Root fleshy, goes straight down at least 10 inches in loose sand before breaking.
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Record ID: 97b834c4-f511-4a88-a676-5b33c5c957fc
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General Research Observations (SEINet)
Walter Fertig 304792015-05-16
GUID: 97b834c4-f511-4a88-a676-5b33c5c957fc
Latest Identification: Cirsium virginense Welsh
Identified by: Walter Fertig

Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium (ASU:Plants)
Walter Fertig 304792015-05-16
Catalog Number: ASU0294166
Latest Identification: Cirsium virginense Welsh
Identified by: Walter Fertig

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