University of Kansas Ronald L. McGregor Herbarium
Catalog #: 367931
Occurrence ID (GUID): 0d5b2a8c-ba8b-11e3-8cfe-90b11c41863e
Taxon: Caragana arborescens Lam.
Family: Fabaceae
Determiner: Caleb A Morse
Collector: Caleb A Morse   21358   
Date: 2010-07-02
Verbatim Date: 2010-7-2
Locality: United States, Wyoming, Albany, Glendo, ca 6 mi S, 30 mi W
42.4073  -105.62402  WGS84/NAD83
Elevation: 2134 meters Verbatim Elevation: 6600-7000 ft
Habitat: (Glendo in Platte Co.) Medicine Bow National Forest: Laramie Mountains: La Bonte Canyon: vicinity of Curtis Gulch Campground. (From end of WY Hwy 91: 3.0 rd mi S to jct of Co Rd 24 [=Cold Spring Rd] and Co Rd 16 [=Old Ft Fetterman Rd], 12.85 rd mi on Co Rd 16 to La Bonte Rd [=FSR 658], then 3.45 rd mi to site.) Montane Juniperus scopulorum-Pinus flexilis-Pinus ponderosa-Pseudotsuga menziesii forest on steep, rocky, S and SW-facing slopes above confluence of Curtis Gulch and La Bonte Creek, with shrubby understory dominated by Artemisia tridentata, Juniperus communis, Physocarpus monogynus, Populus tremuloides and Purshia tridentata, and along creek by Acer glabrum, Cornus sericea, Prunus virginiana and Rosa nutkana. Tall granite cliffs at top of slope with abundant boulders on slopes below; coarse sandy soil.
Notes: Scattered. Evidently spreading from plantings around rd. Shrubs to 3 m high. Petals yellow.
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