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Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium
Catalog #: ASU0056688
Occurrence ID (GUID): 9dddd17e-5d17-4fa8-bb3e-0119d34a76db
Secondary Catalog #: 282289
Taxon: Acourtia nana (Gray) Reveal & King
Family: Asteraceae
Collector: Steve Jones   1483   
Date: 2011-05-01
Locality: USA, Arizona, Maricopa, McDowell Sonoran Preserve, Alma School Trail, 250 m north of power line. Caliche area dominated by Larrea tridentata.
33.76875  -111.84113  WGS84
Elevation: 832 meters (2729ft)
Associated Species: Larrea tridentata, Ericameria laricifolia, Krameria grayi, Gutierrezia sarothrae, Yucca baccata, Stephanomeria pauciflora, Ambrosia confertiflora, Bromus rubens, Lycium exsertum, Opuntia engelmannii, Prosopis juliflora velutina, Acacia greggii, Psilostrophe cooperi, Acourtia nana
Description: Large colony; spread by stolon; flowers white-purple, 1 cm across; plants to 10 cm tall; affected by and recovering from winter frosts.
Reproductive Condition: flowers
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Record Id: 9dddd17e-5d17-4fa8-bb3e-0119d34a76db
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