Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00035193
Occurrence ID (GUID): a266ccc0-ff2f-4df0-8fe6-f3195aa1f1d4
Taxon: Mentzelia affinis Greene
Family: Loasaceae
Collector: Ed LaRue   91-78   
Date: 1991-04-30
Additional Collectors: A. C. Sanders
Locality: USA, California, Kern County, Mojave Desert, 3 mi. SW of Ridgecrest; 1.5 mi. N of intersection of Hwy 395 & China Lake Road.
35.56667  -117.716667
Verbatim Coordinates: 35d 34m; 117d 43m W
Elevation: 823 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 2700ft.
Habitat: Creosote bush scrub..
Associated Species: Larrea tridentata, Ambrosia dumosa, etc. Also with Camissonia boothii, Astragalus layneae, Lomatium mohavense, Thelypodium lasiophyllum, Malacothrix glabrata, Chaenactis fremontii, etc.
Reproductive Condition: flowers
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Record Id: a266ccc0-ff2f-4df0-8fe6-f3195aa1f1d4
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