Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00068258
Occurrence ID (GUID): 226cfc2c-63c5-4fb4-86a2-43f02f944dbe
Taxon: Cryptantha maritima var. maritima (Greene) Greene
Family: Boraginaceae
Collector: Andrew C. Sanders   36321   
Date: 2009-03-12
Verbatim Date: 12 Mar 2009
Additional Collectors: Jim André
Locality: USA, California, San Bernardino County, Mojave Desert; Cadiz Valley, 3.3 miles NE of Saltus, 5 miles WSW of Chambless, c. 0.5 mi. south of National Trails Hwy. (old Rte 66) on dirt road (gasline rte?) c. 0.16 mi. east of Bolo Rd. (Amboy 7.5' Q)
34.5534  -115.634 +-1000m.
Elevation: 270 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 875ft
Habitat: Alluvial slope, desert pavement cut by washes, sandy and gravelly with cobbles; sparse creosote bush scrub.
Associated Species: Larrea, Ambrosia dumosa and a moderate number of annuals . Pavement plus or minus barren, but annuals fairly common along washes.
Description: Fairly common annual, mostly in shrub clumps; fls. white. Fruiting calyx with coarse spreading bristles and not obscured by dense ascending hairs.
Reproductive Condition: Flowering & Fruiting
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Record Id: 226cfc2c-63c5-4fb4-86a2-43f02f944dbe
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Current Record
Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
Andrew C. Sanders 363212009-03-12
Catalog Number: DES00068258
GUID: 226cfc2c-63c5-4fb4-86a2-43f02f944dbe
Latest Identification: Cryptantha maritima var. maritima

University of California, Riverside Plant Herbarium (UCR)
A.C. Sanders 363212009-03-12
Catalog Number: UCR-203382
Latest Identification: Cryptantha maritima var. maritima

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