Arizona Western College Herbarium
Catalog #: AWC00001478
Occurrence ID (GUID): a5d6d9ba-cd29-434e-807d-9e905bef9aa0
Taxon: Ziziphus obtusifolia var. canescens (A. Gray) M.C. Johnston
Family: Rhamnaceae
Collector: A.C. Sanders   41854   
Date: 2015-09-10
Additional Collectors: Jim Malusa
Locality: United States, California, Riverside, Bradshaw Trail, 0.85 mi. SE of its junction with Summit Rd. in Salt Creek Canyon, at wash crossing, at edge of Chocolate Mountains Aerial Gunnery Range
33.55838  -115.57717 +-100m.
Verbatim Coordinates: 33° 33.503m N; 115° 34.63m W
Location Remarks: East of Red Canyon 7.5’ Q.
Elevation: 480 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 1575ft.
Habitat: Alluvial slope cut by wide braided wash/series of washes flowing into Salt Creek, sandy and gravelly; desert scrub with Parkinsonia flor., Ambrosia salsola, Senegalia, Salazaria mexicana, Ziziphus obtusifolia, etc.
Description: Uncommon 2 m shrub on wash edges; buds only. Responding to rain of 19 Jul.
Reproductive Condition: Buds only
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Record Id: a5d6d9ba-cd29-434e-807d-9e905bef9aa0
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Dr. Joann M Chang, Science Division Chair (
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