Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium
Catalog #: ASU0060095
Occurrence ID (GUID): be7b9745-9d68-42d2-b244-54e1c77f170a
Secondary Catalog #: 284108
Taxon: Boerhavia coccinea P. Mill.
Family: Nyctaginaceae
Collector: Steve Jones   1560   
Date: 2011-08-10
Additional Collectors: Lesley Forst, Chelsey Hull, Brenton Scott, Kaitlyn Toledo, Dustin Wolkis
Locality: USA, Arizona, Maricopa, McDowell Sonoran Preserve, in sediments deposited in old water tank behind dam (dam recently dismantled)
33.75249  -111.80191  WGS84
Elevation: 789 meters (2588ft)
Associated Species: Xanthium strumarium, Datura sp., Proboscidea parviflora, Tribulus terrestris, Amaranthus albus, Amaranthus fimbriatus, Amaranthus torreyi, Chenopodium pratericola, Atriplex elegans, Boerhavia coccinea, Tidestromia lanuginosa, Malva parviflora, Bouteloua aristidoides, Bouteloua barbata, Physalis crassifolia, Cynodon dactylon
Description: Low spreading plant with wiry corymbs; flowers scarlet, 3 mm across. Leaves very light underneath.
Reproductive Condition: flowers
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Record ID: be7b9745-9d68-42d2-b244-54e1c77f170a
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