University of Colorado Museum of Natural History Herbarium Vascular Plant Collection
Catalog #: 00192872
Occurrence ID (GUID): 650eb376-2aaf-4b36-8682-63bd62d88c81
Secondary Catalog #: 172152
Taxon: Erysimum capitatum (Douglas) Greene
Collector: Joan Michener   210   
Date: 1961-07-18
Verbatim Date: 18 July 1961
Locality: United States, Colorado, La Plata, San Juan National Forest: No-Name and Ruby Basins. Animas River Drainage ca. 18 mi SE of Silverton. Vic. of Ruby Pass. 12200 ft and above.
37.6307581  -107.6188488 +-1000m.  WGS84
Verbatim Coordinates: 37° 38' N, 107° 37' W;
Georeference Remarks: Used the gnis UTM for Chicago Basin which corresponds with T39N, R7W, S35. It is 5.23 miles southeast of the gnis UTM for Noname Creek, 1.3 miles south of the gnis UTM for Twin Thumbs, and 14.24 miles south of the gnis UTM for Silverton. LJ UTM used is
Elevation: 3718 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 12200 ft, 3718 m
Habitat: Steep, fine gravel scree on the approaches to and in the vic. of Ruby Pass.
Phenology: Flr & Frt
Notes: Erysimum capitatum (Dougl.) Greene ssp. capitatum: yellow high altitude form, det. R. Price, 1989. Original ID as Erysimum nivale (Greene) Rydb. Needle Mtn. Quad.
Specimen Images
Link to Source: COLO #00192872
Record Id: 86fd3787-dac5-4cc5-98ca-353267c899ea
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