Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00053000
Occurrence ID (GUID): 6844f43c-0cd6-44d0-8ebf-db63474f12be
Taxon: Mortonia scabrella Gray
Family: Celastraceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   17566   
Date: 2002-02-09
Additional Collectors: Daniela Roth, Roberta Motter
Locality: USA, Arizona, Mohave County, Grand Canyon National Park, Tuckup-Toroweap Point Trail, between Schmutz and Cottonwood Springs.
36.34397  -112.9017
Verbatim Coordinates: 36d 20.638m N; 112d 54.1m W
Elevation: 1232 meters Verbatim Elevation: 4040ft.
Habitat: Desert scrub, limestone soil
Associated Species: Yucca baccata, Nolina cf. microcarpa, Chrysothamnus nauseosus, Ephedra, Echinocereus, Ferocactus cylindraceus, Opuntia chlorotica, Thamnosma montana, Gutierrezia sarothrae.
Description: Locally common woody shrub, bark light green much branched, branches brittle.
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Record ID: 6844f43c-0cd6-44d0-8ebf-db63474f12be
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