Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00089882
Occurrence ID (GUID): 24ceb33c-6db2-4edb-9f60-866a8b0d7847
Taxon: Oenothera elata Kunth
Family: Onagraceae
Collector: Setaro, D.   AZ930-367   
Date: 2017-07-18
Verbatim Date: 18 July 2017
Additional Collectors: Barron, K.
Locality: United States, Arizona, Pima County, Coronado National Forest, Mt. Lemmon, along Catalina Hwy
32.360603  -110.721536  WGS84
Verbatim Coordinates: 12s 526199E 3580441N
Elevation: 1600 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 5250ft
Habitat: Disturbed roadside in a Madrean Evergreen Woodland , Land Form: Hillslope; Aspect: SE, NW; Slope: 5.0 - 12.0(deg); Mod Factors: Disturbed roadside
Substrate: Geology: Early Tertiary to Late Cretaceous muscovite-bearing granitic rocks: Granite and Pegmatite rocks; Soil Texture: Loamy sand with gravel; Soil Color: 10 YR 7/3
Associated Species: Brickellia californica, Artemisia ludoviciana, Bothriochloa barbinodis, Bromus rubens, Hymenothrix wrightii, Stephanomeria sp., Sphaeralcea fendleri, Artemisia dracunculus, Cirsium sp., Lactuca serriola, Lotus wrightii, Eriogonum wrightii, Eragrostis intermedia, Bouteloua curtipendula, Hedeoma dentata, Aristida ternipes var. ternipes, Baccharis sarothroides, Heterotheca subaxillaris, Elymus elymoides, Epilobium canum, Solidago sp., Pseudognaphalium canescens, Oenothera cespitosa, Populus fremontii, Platanus wrightii, Salix sp., Alnus oblongifolia, Lycurus setosus, Enneapogon cenchroides, Brickellia rusbyi, Eragrostis curvula, Pinus ponderosa
Description: Locally abundant perennial forb. Hypanthiums with large yellow petals, four-merous, in unbranched inflorescences. Fruits are long capsules, with many seeds in 2 rows, in each of four cells.
Reproductive Condition: flowering/fruiting
Notes: Seeds of Success Native Seed Collection Program
Specimen Images
Record Id: 24ceb33c-6db2-4edb-9f60-866a8b0d7847
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