University of Michigan Herbarium
Catalog #: MICH-V-1564669
Occurrence ID (GUID): 5f212017-9fa9-428f-b564-46631c64cd1b
Taxon: Stellaria nitens Nutt.
Family: Caryophyllaceae
Collector: Timothy S. Ross   7507   
Date: 1994-04-12
Verbatim Date: 12 April 1994
Additional Collectors: Darin Banks
Locality: United States, California, Los Angeles, San Francisquito Canyon: westerly ridge descending from SW/NE-trending ridge which divides S. Fr. Cyn from Dry Canyon; ca 480 m SE of where Drinkwater Canyon joins S. Fr. Canyon. Warm Springs Mountain 7.5' USGS Quadrangle.
Verbatim Coordinates: TRS: T5N R16W sec 14 NE/4, NW/4 NE/4
Elevation: 634-671 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 2080-2200 feet
Habitat: Grassy, gradual slope subjected to type conversion; Chaparral present at west margin of disturbed grassland.
Associated Species: Gilia angelensis; Bromus hordeaceus; B. diandrus; Chlorogalum pomeridianum; Lupinus agardhianus; Pterostegia drymarioides; Clarkia epilobiodes; Erigonum fasciculatum; Avena sp.
Description: Inconspicuous, gracile annual, localized on ridgetop generally found near the bases of E. fasciculatum where competition from weedy bromes was lessened by the depauperate nature of the shaded grasses.
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Record Id: 5f212017-9fa9-428f-b564-46631c64cd1b
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Richard Rabeler, Collections Manager (rabeler@umich.edu)
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