University of Colorado Museum of Natural History Herbarium Vascular Plant Collection
Catalog #: 00619445
Occurrence ID (GUID): c47883c1-aba2-4a4e-ab2c-c594dab7d6f4
Secondary Catalog #: 180304
Taxon: Claytonia megarhiza (Parry ex A. Gray) S. Watson
Collector: Joan Michener   93   
Date: 1961-08-21
Verbatim Date: 21 August 1961
Locality: United States, Colorado, La Plata, San Juan Nat. Forest: Chicago Basin, Animas River drainage ca. 18 mi. S.E. of Silverton. Above the lake in the basin to the east of the Mt. Eolus.
37.60925  -107.62058 +-2000m.  WGS84
Verbatim Coordinates: 37°38'N, 107°37'W;
Georeference Remarks: Plotted the point at the GNIS point for Chicago Basin. Too many locations that have matching elevations to select one. Increased uncertainty to cover entire basin. BL; Georeferenced 21 January 2016
Elevation: 4115 meters Verbatim Elevation: 13500 ft
Habitat: At the base of rocks or in rock crevices.
Reproductive Condition: Flr
Notes: Claytonia megarhiza (Gray) Parry, det. James E. Lyon, 5-75. / Claytonia megarhiza (Gray) Parry ex Wats., det. John M. Miller, October-December 1991. Needle Mt. Quadrangle.
Specimen Images
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Record ID: 39d1b85e-a763-40a5-b9e9-cf20bb5a0cc7
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