Kathryn Kalmbach Herbarium
(DBG:KHD)
Catalog #: KHD00068203
Occurrence ID (GUID): 952ffc34-9518-44cf-9112-c084a4e51309
Taxon: Carex occidentalis L. H. Bailey
Family: Cyperaceae
Determiner: Janet L. Wingate [KHD] (5/2019)
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Collector: Christina Alba   1178   
Date: 2018-05-31
Verbatim Date: 5/31/2018
Additional Collectors: Audrey Dignan
Locality: United States, Colorado, Douglas, 6.1 driving miles west of the intersection of S. Perry Park Road (County Road 105) and Dakan Road in Sedalia, Colorado; approximately 4.75 air miles northwest of Perry Park, Colorado; main structure on landowner's private property.
39.313693  -105.04366  WGS84
Elevation: 2233 meters (7324ft)
Habitat: Perennial spring with overstory of Douglas fir and shrub layer of Rocky Mountain maple, hazelnut, and Gambel's oak; understory of various grasses and sedges. Upland slopes adjacent to spring E- and W-facing.. Parts of spring margins thinned by landowners. Landowners actively engaged in forest thinning according to Forest Service best practices.
Substrate: Gravelly/pebbly soils often overlain by plant litter. Occurs within the Pike's Peak Batholith
Associated Species: Rubus idaeus; Rosa sp.; Viola canadensis
Description: 8-12" tall, rhizomatous
Reproductive Condition: fruit
Notes: Douglas County Private Property Botanical Survey. Speceis frequency at site: Common to abundant. Tissue sample collected.
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Rights Holder: Public Domain
Access Rights: Public Domain
Record ID: 952ffc34-9518-44cf-9112-c084a4e51309
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Rick Levy, Database Associate (richard.levy@botanicgardens.org)
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