Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00053243
Occurrence ID (GUID): 2d0ed988-9249-4077-9e08-df113e544695
Taxon: Atriplex elegans (Moq.) D. Dietr.
Family: Chenopodiaceae
Collector: Dixie Z. Damrel   2689   
Date: 2004-09-28
Additional Collectors: W. Hodgson, S. Emrick
Locality: USA, Arizona, Yavapai County, Agua Fria National Monument, Beside dirt road in side wash in Agua Fria flood plain, NE of Coldwater Guest Ranch.
34.10195  -112.1017
Verbatim Coordinates: 34d 6.117m N; 112d 6.1m W
Elevation: 645 meters Verbatim Elevation: 2116ft.
Habitat: Ephemeral floodplain with loamy deep and sandy soils. Surrounded by Sonoran Desert Scrub, Arizona Uplands.
Associated Species: Parkinsonia florida, Acacia greggii, Opuntia engelmannii, Opuntia phaeacantha, Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa, Celtis pallida, Prosopis velutina, Ambrosia ambrosioides, Baileya multiradiata
Description: Annual herb with pectinate fruits. Spotty in disturbed areas.
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Record Id: 2d0ed988-9249-4077-9e08-df113e544695
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