Arizona Western College Herbarium
Catalog #: AWC00001695
Occurrence ID (GUID): d4fdc7a2-468b-44c5-a81a-aed1c0a1ee48
Taxon: Asclepias albicans S. Wats.
Family: Apocynaceae
Collector: Karen Reichhardt   1114   
Date: 2017-02-25
Additional Collectors: James L. Heard, Jr.
Locality: USA, Arizona, Yuma, Northeast end of Gila Mountain Range, north of Ligurta, near abandoned quarry.
32.732847  -114.354111  WGS84
Verbatim Coordinates: 11S 0747947E 3624768N
Elevation: 66 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 216 ft
Habitat: Sonoran Desert, north side of wash on steep slope and road bed.
Substrate: Decomposing granite from Blaisdell Stock granitic mountain formation.
Associated Species: Parkinsonia florida and abundant Eschscholzsia minutiflora .
Description: Shrub with long bare branches, 2 m tall, cream colored flowers. Localized population, most plants senescent or dead.
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Record Id: d4fdc7a2-468b-44c5-a81a-aed1c0a1ee48
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Dr. Joann M Chang, Science Division Chair (
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