Arizona Western College Herbarium
Catalog #: AWC00001396
Occurrence ID (GUID): de25ad2e-6b12-46de-ab3b-b9e13cc1d6e8
Taxon: Xylorhiza tortifolia var. tortifolia (Torr. & A. Gray) Greene
Family: Asteraceae
Collector: A.C. Sanders   42298   
Date: 2016-03-16
Additional Collectors: Jim Malusa
Locality: United States, California, Imperial, Chocolate Mountains, canyon east of old Niland-Blythe Rd. and powerlines, 2.1 km SW (227°) of Surveyors Pass
33.39444  -115.3025 +-100m.
Verbatim Coordinates: 33° 23m 40s N; 115° 18m 9s W
Location Remarks: Augustine Pass 7.5’ Q.
Elevation: 597 meters Verbatim Elevation: 1960ft.
Habitat: Rocky canyon in hills; volcanic rocks forming orange cliffs, old alluvium forming grayish evenly eroding slopes; desert scrub with Larrea, Encelia farinosa, Krameria bicolor, K. erecta, Hyptis emoryi, Sphaeralcea ambigua, Simmondsia, Hilaria rigida, Tetracoccus hallii, Senegalia, Porophyllum gracile, Adenophyllum porophylloides, Bahiopsis parishii, Fagonia laevis, F. pachyacantha, Trixis, Cylindropuntia munzii, C. bigelovii, Fouquieria, Ambrosia dumosa, Lycium andersonii, Eriogonum inflatum, Acamptopappus sphaerocephalus, Echinocereus engelmannii, Olneya, Galium stellatum, Pleurocoronis pluriseta, Salazaria mexicana, Ephedra californica, Senna armata, Yucca schidigera, Ditaxis lanceolata, etc.
Description: Fairly common woody based shrublet on canyon slopes, strongly woody base and lower stems; rays lavender, disk yellow.
Reproductive Condition: Flowering
Specimen Images
Record ID: de25ad2e-6b12-46de-ab3b-b9e13cc1d6e8
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Dr. Joann M Chang, Science Division Chair (
Current Record
Arizona Western College Herbarium (AWC)
A.C. Sanders 422982016-03-16
Catalog Number: AWC00001396
GUID: de25ad2e-6b12-46de-ab3b-b9e13cc1d6e8
Latest Identification: Xylorhiza tortifolia var. tortifolia (Torr. & A. Gray) Greene

University of California, Riverside Plant Herbarium (UCR)
A.C. Sanders 422982016-03-16
GUID: UCR-BPS-269692
Latest Identification: Xylorhiza tortifolia var. tortifolia (T. & G.) Greene

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