Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00037914
Occurrence ID (GUID): d6e675d7-8267-4927-871c-8577952e3e92
Taxon: Astragalus arizonicus Gray
Family: Fabaceae
Collector: Joe McAuliffe   93-2.3   
Date: 1993-04-08
Additional Collectors: Betsy Pierson
Locality: USA, Arizona, Graham County, 6 miles SW of Thatcher, Frye Mesa, at its base, small hill immediately Eof Frye Mesa Road and 0.1 miles S of crossing of Canyon Spring Wash.
32.78293  -109.82615
Elevation: 1085 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 3560ft.
Habitat: W-facing slope, soil highly calcic, derived from soft calcic horizons.
Associated Species: Dominated by Euryops multifidis, other plants include, Bouteloua eriopoda, Trichachne californica, Erioneuron pulchellum, Muhlenbergia porteri, Larrea tridentata, Fouquieria splendens, Prosopis velutina, Acacia greggii, Acacia constricta, Zinnia acerosa, Krameria parvifolia, Gutierrezia sarothrae, Yucca elata
Description: Occasional herbaceous perennial, comprising <1% of canopy cover, flowers purple-blue.
Reproductive Condition: flowers, fruit & leaves
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Record Id: d6e675d7-8267-4927-871c-8577952e3e92
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