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Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium
Catalog #: ASU0013165
Occurrence ID (GUID): ca4a4817-df4f-4bb2-93e9-984c5e2bef96
Secondary Catalog #: 218092
Taxon: Asclepias albicans S. Wats.
Family: Asclepiadaceae
Determiner: R. Felger
Collector: Raul Puente   573   
Date: 1995-03-15
Locality: Mexico, Baja California, Mpio. de Mexicali. San Felipe Desert, km 117, Hwy 5, between Mexicali and San Felipe, about Ejido industrial Josefa Ortiz de Dominguez. Base of Sierra Las Pintas.
31.6356  -115.069
Habitat: Base of Sierra Las Pintas on low desert flats along washes. Vegetation of Prosopis, Fouquieria splendens, Cercidium microphyllum.
Description: Shrub, about 1.2 m high, yellow flowers in umbels, stems green, terete, leafless; fruit a follicle 10-15cm long, dehiscent. Growing in dry, rocky soil along washes, in full sun. PO.
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Record Id: ca4a4817-df4f-4bb2-93e9-984c5e2bef96
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