Taxon:Holodiscus dumosus (Nuttall ex Hooker) Heller Family: ROSACEAE
Robert A. Bye; Edelmira Linares
Verbatim Date: 10 July 1984
Locality: United States, Colorado, Conejos, SW of Capulin. La Botanica, shelf above La Jara Cr and below Basaltic Cliff at S elbow of La Jara Canyon (flow changes from N to E).
37.1564191 -106.202252 +-1000m. WGS84
Verbatim Coordinates: T34N R7E SEC28S
Georeference Remarks: The gnis UTM for La Jara Creek is in T35N, R10E, S6 SW SW 1/4; La Jara Canyon runs along the creek. The UTM used, is approx. 23 miles SW of gnis UTM along the creek, corresponds with the given written locality description as well as the given T,R,S infor;
Elevation: 2680 meters Verbatim Elevation:
Habitat: Flat dominated by Seriphidium tridentatum (said to be the only area for this in miles around), surrounded by Pinus, Picea, Abies, Juniperus, Pseudotsuga, Chrysothamnus, Yucca, Opuntia. Elev. 2731 (cliff) - 2627 msm (flat).
Once a popular locality for collecting medicinal herbs until intorduction of sheep ca. 15 years ago; area now deteriorated but recovering.