Valeriana edulis Nutt. ex Torr. & A. Gray
Determiner: Charles F. Williams (2010)
Charles F. Williams 2010-0234
Date: 18 July 2010
USA, Colorado, Gunnison, Gothic Mount Dorothy, Basin S of NW ridge out of Rustler Gulch. From ridge to tree island below grey slate rib with old mining cabin.
39.01301 -106.9813 +-1100m.
12100 - 11250ft
Alpine- subalpine meadows and grasslands with much exposed scree and gravel on SW facing slopes. Just below ridge on vegetated slope. Diverse alpine-subalpine herb and shrub community.
Plants 12-16" tall from thick, orange, fleshy taproot. Inflorescences diffuse. Common. Full bloom
Rights Holder: Utah State University
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