Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00082229
Occurrence ID (GUID): bbaa742b-25c6-432f-b17c-01a438f70ed4
Taxon: Marah gilensis Greene
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Collector: Steve Jones   1958   
Date: 2015-03-20
Locality: USA, Arizona, Maricopa County, Tonto National Forest, FS Trail 388, 2.25 miles south of Bartlett Dam Road.
33.836  -111.75237
Elevation: 837 meters (2745ft)
Associated Species: Simmondsia chinensis, Celtis pallida, Marah gilensis, Baccharis brachyphylla, Yucca baccata, Bromus rubens, Acacia greggii, Ambrosia ambrosioides, Amsinckia tessellata, Euphorbia polycarpa, Aristida adscensionis, Parkinsonia florida, Phoradendron californicum, Camissonia confusa, Cryptantha barbigera, Eschscholzia californica var. mexicana, Lycium exsertum, Phacelia distans, Lupinus sparsiflorus, Ambrosia confertiflora, Rafinesquia neomexicana, Muhlenbergia porteri, Stylocline micropoides, Plantago patagonica, Chorizanthe brevicornu, Layia glandulosa, Lupinus sparsiflorus, Eucrypta chrysanthemifolia, Cryptantha pterocarya var. cycloptera
Description: Common vine along and near wash. To 3 m tall in trees. Fruit green, prickly, to 5 cm across and 4 cm long, with apical protrusion. No flowers.
Reproductive Condition: fruit
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Record ID: bbaa742b-25c6-432f-b17c-01a438f70ed4
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