Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00034160
Occurrence ID (GUID): 8ae16c52-5cab-4e0a-abbc-0bde27e01db2
Taxon: Penstemon pseudospectabilis subsp. connatifolius (A. Nels.) Keck
Family: Scrophulariaceae
Determiner: A. D. Zimmerman (March 1990)
Collector: Allan D. Zimmerman   2587   
Date: 1990-03-30
Additional Collectors: Cesar Mazier, Cathy Babcock, and John Schluckebier
Locality: USA, Arizona, Gila, s. of Theodore Roosevelt Lake, 2.15 road-miles s. of Highway 88 (turnoff to School House Borrow Pit), near Black Brush Headquarters (= Two Bar Ranch of U.S.G.S. map), 0.25 trail-miles from the Headquarters, where trail follows bottom of wide arroyo.
33.51522  -110.86631 +-5000m.
Elevation: 884 meters Verbatim Elevation: 2900ft.
Habitat: Gravelly bajada of granitic mountains; brushy Sonoran Desert with chaparral species in arroyos, and much turpentine bush.
Associated Species: Ericameria laricifolia, Acacia greggii, Lotus
Description: Rare (3 seen) on and near sandy arroyo banks with Acacia greggii and tall suffrutescent Lotus. Leaves bright green (brighter beneath), not glaucous; corolla brilliant rose-purple or magenta, like the filaments and staminode, except (1) interior of tube is much paler, and (2) lower lip has narrow maroon lines, 3 of which extend slightly into the lower corolla lobes; plant 5 dm. tall, much-branched basally.
Reproductive Condition: flowers
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Record ID: 8ae16c52-5cab-4e0a-abbc-0bde27e01db2
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