Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00051191
Occurrence ID (GUID): 509251d1-0fd5-427e-97d8-2d70a77dc451
Taxon: Machaeranthera arida B.L. Turner & Horne
Family: Asteraceae
Determiner: D. Z. Damrel (2003-10-13)
Collector: Joni Ward   jbw 66   
Date: 2003-03-13
Locality: USA, Arizona, Maricopa, South of the Salt River, west of Priest Drive, north of Rio Salado Parkway. Plants were collected walking from south side of field to river bed. Starting at south side of field most of plants are Brassicaceae. About half way through the field the plant community changes to Boraginaceae and other species listed below.
33.433147  -111.964764 +-439m.
Elevation: 335 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 1100ft.
Habitat: Sand bar or old river bed.
Associated Species: Cryptantha angustifolia, Pectocarya platycarpa, Cryptantha barbigera, Amsinckia menziesii, Baileya multiradiata, Brassica tournefortii, Sisymbrium irio, Encelia farinosa, Sphaeralcea coulteri, Tamarix ramosissima, Hymenoclea salsola, Baccharis sarothroides, Parkinsonia florida, Verbesina encelioides, Bouteloua aristidoides, Machaeranthera sp.
Description: Ray flowers light purple, disk flowers yellow.
Phenology: flowers
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Record Id: 509251d1-0fd5-427e-97d8-2d70a77dc451
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